Tonight is our Late Night show with the cast of Erich, Jonathan, Tim, Alan, Barbara, and Daniel. Our FAM tonight is Rose, who has just graduated out of our Youth Collective classes — Congratulations, Rose!  She’s been coming to our shows since Valentine’s Day 2014 after seeing us at First Night Providence.  Her first ever volunteer was for Fortunately/Unfortunately and she mimed.   The most embarrassing thing Rose’s sister, Dana has done to her convinced her she was adopted. Her favorite improv scene was one in which she was a narcoleptic bus driver. Her favorite restaurant is any cute little French restaurant that serves macarons and also the Olive Garden.  After graduating college, Rose wants to do marketing for the Tour de France.

Rose enthusiastically helped our cast with a round of Fortunately/ Unfortunately in which Jonathan and Erich mimed Rose, unfortunately, countered Daniel’s fortunate tale of Rose meeting her boyfriend at the Renaissance Faire.  It was a tale involving fencing, karate, and hogging the space on stage.

Our audience volunteers helped our cast form Tableaus of Renaissance Faires, the Muppets, college, and a fashion show. Next up was Pillars, in which our audience volunteers helped Daniel and Erich perform a scene about a couple of mimes on their break.  Apparently even when on break, mimes remain silent. It was time for the crowd favorite, Chainsaw.  Rose, Fritzi, and Aidan helped our cast inadvertently transform a jousting knight, Stonehenge, and a sponge bowling ball into a crime scene murder detective, a food truck that has its own chickens, and a weird elevator. We then moved on to the classic elimination scene game of Alphabet which started with a scene about adoption, progressed into the battle of the cereal characters (clearly how Battle Creek, MI got its name).  Jonathan and Erich made it through an entire cycle, and our newest cast member Tim, was hazed when Daniel made him do a scene as a ventriloquist, leaving his dummies to lament the woes of being a puppet. Our cast and a few volunteers then moved on to give examples of the World’s Worst examples of shirts, bus drivers, and a giant. The round-robin disassociation game of What Are You Doing was next.  Our cast and audience volunteers tossed a sheep, learned how to fly a plane blindfolded, brushed the teeth of a cat, tried to get additional breadsticks at Olive Garden. Our cast and Rose finished the show with Debate Club as they argued the fine points of high fashion.

And scene!