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Spontaneous Generation humors audience with four nights of improvisation

Savannah Bond April 14, 2022

Spontaneous Generation brought tears of laughter to the audience’s eyes with improvised skits and clever comebacks. Directed by senior Sam Melville and junior Ella Reid, Spon Gen ran  March 30 to April...

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Spontaneous Generation will provide unscripted fun

Leah Ziskin March 31, 2022

Spontaneous Generation looks to humor audiences through various improvisational comedy games. Directed by seniors Ella Reid and Sam Melville, the show will run Mar. 30-Apr. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little...

Spontaneous Generation engages audience with unique, wacky improvisation

Spontaneous Generation engages audience with unique, wacky improvisation

Maxwell Lu May 4, 2021

Improvisational comedy show, Spontaneous Generation, thrilled audiences through a rollercoaster of wacky games and unscripted jokes. Directed by seniors Mikayla Alford and Jacob Silberman-Baron, the troupe...

Improv Jam presents exciting games, humor from actors

Improv Jam presents exciting games, humor from actors

Arjun Shatkin January 23, 2020

With a collection of both classic and lesser-known improv games, Theatre Ink’s Improv Jam cultivated slapstick humor from the cast, which was met with frequent applause and laughter from the audience. Directed...

Spon Gen actors participate in a improvised musical about English teacher Adam George. (Photo by Arjun Shatkin)

Spon Gen impresses with quick-thinking, humorous improv

Arjun Shatkin May 9, 2019

Audience members excitedly ran onto the stage to collaborate with cast members during Spontaneous Generation’s (Spon Gen’s) several memorable improv games. Using their creativity and with the assistance...

Improv Jam brings night of fun, games

Improv Jam brings night of fun, games

Sophia Zhou June 18, 2018

Audience members participated in a night of improv games and fun during Improv Jam II May 18 in the Little Theater. Directed by seniors Clare Donohoe and Andrew Hastings, Improv Jam II was Improv Club’s...

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

SponGen delights with whimsical improv

Carolyn McDonald April 26, 2018

From theatrical games, to dance transitions, to comical music numbers, North’s improvisational troupe Spontaneous Generation pleased crowds during its 20th anniversary performances. The show, directed...

Improve Club rehearses a scene

Improv Jam promises night of laughter

Hannah Liu January 19, 2018

(Photo by Molly Potter) Audience members will participate in various acting games at Improv Club’s night of laughter at Improv Jam at 7 p.m., January 19 in the Little Theater. The first 72 audience...

Review: Actors showcase improv skills in Spontaneous Generation

Review: Actors showcase improv skills in Spontaneous Generation

Rose Bostwick April 10, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Actors clad in bright yellow “Spontaneous Generation University” sweatshirts thrilled audiences with improvised scenes, songs, and dances at yesterday’s hilarious opening night...

The cast of Spontaneous Generation rehearses one of its improvisational games. Photo by Devin Perlo.

Preview: Spontaneous Generation to showcase hilarious, diverse improvisational performance

Rose Bostwick March 30, 2015

by Rose Bostwick Spontaneous Generation,to run in the Little Theatre Wednesday, April 8 through Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m, is an unscripted improvisation show which relies on audience participation...

Tiger BeBop rehearses for Jazz Night tomorrow.

Preview: Northside Jazz Cafe event to occur in Cafeteria

The Newtonite February 9, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk Jazz night, also known as the Northside Jazz Cafe, is a jazz-oriented concert that will feature the Jazz Ensemble, Tiger Bebop, Jazz Lab Band, Jazz Workshop, Advanced Jazz Improv., and...

Nitrous Oxide competes in CageMatch

Nitrous Oxide competes in CageMatch

The Newtonite September 20, 2013

by Maddie Griswold Nitrous Oxide, this school’s sketch comedy troupe, competed in Improv Boston’s Sketch CageMatch July 6 and 13. Otherwise known as “the newest and most dangerous comedy arena in...

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