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Hartford Improv Festival (Sea Tea Comedy Theater)

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - April 7 @ 8:00 pm

The 2019 Hartford Improv Festival is April 4-7 in Hartford, CT! Thursday and Sunday shows will be at Sea Tea Comedy Theater at 15 Asylum Street. Friday and Saturday shows will be at Spotlight Theatres at 39 Front Street.

The Hartford Improv Festival is a multi-day comedy festival designed to attract local and national talent to Hartford and showcase the art of improv comedy. Join us in Hartford for improv comedy shows, workshops, jams, meetings and greetings!

#HIF2019 will feature comedy performances from across the U.S., workshops, improv jams, and more!

KEY: Improv Group (Hometown) – Improv Style or Show Name

Sea Tea Comedy Theater
15 Asylum St., Hartford, CT

THURSDAY, April 4, 7PM
– Romantic Baby (Hartford, CT) – Monoscene
– Albatross (Hartford, CT) – Improvised Genre Movie
– Ross Childs (Chicago, IL) – One-Man Music Comedy

THURSDAY, April 4, 8PM
– Dinosaur Police (Hartford, CT) – Competitive Shortform
– The ’96 Bulls – Improv (New York, NY) – Montage
– Winnipeg Improv (Hartford, CT) – Harold

THURSDAY, April 4, 9PM
– Rooster (Hartford, CT) – 3TRACK
– Mercy Santos Comedy (New York, NY) – Thematic Macroscene
– Brain’s Song (Hartford, CT) – World’s Dumbest Podcast


FRIDAY, APRIL 5th, 2019
Spotlight Theatres Front Street
39 Front Street, Hartford, CT

FRIDAY, April 5, 7PM
– Less Lonely Boys (Hartford, CT) – Armando
– Silly Stuff and Other Bits (Wakefield, RI) – What Comes Next?
– Breakup Tattoo (Hartford, CT) – Deconstruction

FRIDAY, April 5, 8PM
– Local Spot (Baltimore, MD) – Monoscene
– Not in Charge (Hadley, MA) – Armando + Harold + Shortform
– Lady Business (Hartford, CT / Denver, CO) – Monoscene

FRIDAY, April 5, 9PM
– North Coast (New York, NY) – Anybody: An improvised hip-hop musical biography in the style of Hamilton!

FRIDAY, April 5, 10PM
– Bait & Switch (Wakefield, RI) – Playful stories
– Bird and Friends – Cosmic Unity (New York, NY) – Improv with the Audience
– Blind Date (Hartford, CT) – Harold


Spotlight Theatres Front Street
39 Front Street, Hartford, CT

SATURDAY, April 6, 2PM
– Slug Teeth (New Britain, CT) – Montage
– Average Age 50 (Hartford, CT) – Monoscene
– BOOP! (Bethel, CT) – Modified Monoscene
– Breakfast Boys (New York, NY) – The Breakfast

SATURDAY, April 6, 3PM
– Fairfield of Dreams (Westport, CT) – Organic
– Horse Lincoln Improv (Storrs ,CT) – La Ronde
– Fruits and Veggies Musical Improv (Hartford, CT) – Musical Improv

SATURDAY, April 6, 4PM
– The Buddy System (Hartford, CT) – Living Room Montage
– Three Little Witches (New York, NY) – Organic Montage
– Bearskin Rug (Somerville, MA) – Close Quarters

SATURDAY, April 6, 5PM
– Elemenopee (Winter Park, FL) – Tea Party Melange
– Whiplash Improv (Philadelphia, PA) – Harold
– Part Time Lifeguards (Hartford, CT) – The Exit Interview, Improv Based on Your Job Stories

SATURDAY, April 6, 6PM
– The Sister Wives (New York, NY) – Close Quarters
– Keisha and Andrew (New York, NY) – The Breakup, a variation of a Spokane
– Milk Money (Cambridge, MA) – Hip-Hop Montage

SATURDAY, April 6, 7PM
– Bodega (Boston, MA) – Living Room Spokane
– The Hardy Boys (San Diego, CA) – Musical Improv Mosaic
– Sea Tea Improv Touring Company (Hartford, CT) – Armando

SATURDAY, April 6, 8PM
– The Unmentionables (Burlington, VT) – Montage
– Robopop Hip Hop Improv (New York, NY) – Hip-Hop Armando
– Ghost Man on Third (New York, NY) – Montage

SATURDAY, April 6, 9PM
– North Coast (New York, NY) – Improvised Hip-Hop Musical

SATURDAY, April 6, 10PM
– Serious Theatre With Real Actors (Wakefield, RI / Schenectady, NY) – Avant-garde Theatre on a Theme
– KnucklePuck (Hartford, CT) – Organic Sound & Movement Montage
– My Privacy (New York, NY) – High Energy Stream of Consciousness Cinematic Experience


SUNDAY, APRIL 7th, 2019
Sea Tea Comedy Theater
15 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT

SUNDAY, April 7, 3PM
– Susan Be Anything (Syracuse, NY) – Harold
– Rosétta Stone (Burlington, VT) – Harold
– SHED (Hartford, CT) – Spokane

SUNDAY, April 7, 4PM
– Kerplunk! (Somerville, MA) – Musical Improv Show for Kids
– Sea Tea Improv Touring Company (Hartford, CT) – All-Ages Family Comedy Show

SUNDAY, April 7, 6PM
– Robot Love (Hartford, CT) – Deconstruction
– Improvised History (Cambridge, MA) – Narrative Inspired by a Historical Text
– Mystery Switch (Hartford, CT) – Eventé

SUNDAY, April 7, 7PM
– The Rumour Cauldron (Hartford, CT) – Narrative
– The Parliament (Philadelphia, PA) – Harold
– The Quarry (Cambridge, MA) – Spokane

SUNDAY, April 7, 8PM
– HOBI (Hartford, CT) – Montage
– History of the Future (Hartford, CT) – TV Show Harold
– Superlative Theater (Peekskill, NY) – Armando
– Sea Tea Improv Touring Company (Hartford, CT) – Armando

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Exclusive Presenting Sponsor
Dr. Steven A. Fischman Orthodontics LLC


April 4 @ 7:00 pm
April 7 @ 8:00 pm
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Sea Tea Comedy Theater
15 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06013
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