In the month of March, we’re gearing up for Singapore Improv Festival (18 March 8pm) and the finale of Schemers Improv Nights Season 3 (31 March 8pm).
If you’d like to support the running of this monthly round-up, please consider buying Modern Schemers a coffee or come watch one of our shows.
This month’s shows
- 27 Feb: Improv Workshop by the Improv Company at The Hive Lavender
- 28 Feb: Latecomers’ Improv Open Mic Wednesdays
- 2 to 3 March: Pirates of Tokyo Bay in Singapore
- 3 March: The Improv Company’s The Company Players
- 8 March: International Women’s Day with The Latecomers (Improv)
- 15 to 18 March: Singapore Improv Festival 2018
- 31 March: Schemers Improv Nights Season 3 Finale
27 Feb: Improv Workshop by the Improv Company at The Hive
Where: The Hive Lavendar [1 Kallang Junction]
Price: $10 RSVP on Facebook
Watched Whose Line Is It Anyway? Heard about the transformative power of improv?
Join The Improv Company to learn a little bit about improv comedy and how it can help build creativity, resilience and a strong spirit of collaboration in all aspects of your life! And of course, you can expect some crazy fun along the way!
28 Feb: Latecomers’ Improv Open Mic Wednesdays
Where: The Hive Lavendar [1 Kallang Junction]
Price: Free | RSVP on Facebook
A one of its kind open mic night for improv and stand-up comedy!
Catch us at a new venue this month, as The Hive Lavender graciously hosts us at their newest co-working space!
If you’ve been dying to get back on stage and dust off your improv or comedy muscles, this is the perfect opportunity for you! The Latecomers welcome all improvisers and stand-up comedians to come together to do their thang.
How it works:
~10 minute set for improv (4-5 troupes)
~5 minute set for standup (3 minutes if it’s your first open mic) [4-5 standup comics]
Check back on the event page for the final set-list (we won’t individually contact you)
FREE to watch! Come support the growing improv scene and mingle with other improvisers and comedians in a non-threatening environment.
2 to 3 March: PIRATES OF TOKYO BAY in Singapore (Highly recommended)
Where: UWCSEA Dover
Price: $10 at the door (Cash)
Details on Facebook
Catch PIRATES OF TOKYO BAY in Singapore. Two nights only!
Shows at the UWCSEA campus (Dover) along with the schools best student improv groups!
Show starts at 7:30pm. Since it at the high school (and not a theater company) there is no ticketing system. When you arrive at the school, please show the guards a photo ID.
The theatre is called the ‘RBT’ and it is the large round building straight ahead as you enter. Get the taxi to drop you at the guardhouse, follow the pathway to the left. Once you go up the stairs (by the swimming pool), turn right and then right again and go up the steps to the playground. The theatre entrance will be directly across.
There are usually all sorts of people about on our campus so feel free to ask for directions.
Simply show up prior to the show to purchase your tickets and find a seat.
Tickets should be in the $10 range.
3 March: The Improv Company’s The Company Players present: Non-Breaking News
Where: 62B South Bridge Road
When: 8pm to 9:30pm
Tickets from $15 | RSVP on Facebook
Did you even wonder how the present-day media would present the invention of the telephone? What about Christopher Columbus discovering America?
And since we’re there, want to relive Trumps election win? Now you have the chance to find out and witness history repeat itself!!!
The Improv Company’s own Company Players will interrupt your regularly scheduled weekend plans to bring you some non-breaking news.
Come to the Improv Den at 62B South Bridge Road on 3rd of March for a night full of exciting news stories!
8 March: International Women’s Day with The Latecomers (Improv)
The Latecomers, Singapore’s very own improv troupe are excited to celebrate International Women’s Day with a specially themed night of improv featuring some of our favourite female improvisers and comedians.
We’ll be playing ‘Whose Line Is it Anyway?’ style short-form improv games, serenade unsuspecting audience members, along with long-form improv inspired by monologues from a special guest.
Also featuring Pashmy, an all-female improv duo who will be exploring multiple characters in a never-seen-before improv format.
Come and check out The Merry Lion, the only full-time comedy club in Singapore and support the up and coming improv comedy scene.
15 to 18 March: Singapore Improv Festival 2018
Modern Schemers will be performing at the closing show on 18 March. Get your tickets now!
Fake news, a Royal Wedding, the Singapore budget and cryptocurrency may seem to have nothing in common, but improbable scenarios involving all the above can only come to life with the magic of improvisational theatre.
Diverse audience suggestions will spark the stories that will be told at the Singapore Improv Festival (SIF), returning 15–18 March 2018 at the Aliwal Arts Centre.
Now in its second edition, the Singapore Improv Festival presents completely unscripted and unmissable stories created with nothing but a little help from the audience and the performers’ own creativity.
One can expect unique tales of love, horror, adventure and science fiction and much more — made up completely on the spot.
Festival highlights (aka shows with your favourite Schemers)
- Thu 8-10pm: Open Up My Eager Eyes (Powerpoint Karaoke)
- Fri 8-10pm: Friday Night And The Lights Are Low (ASAP)
- Sat 7-9pm: Pinky Rings Up To The Moon (Les Musicables + The Latecomers)
- Sun 1.30-3.30pm: Oh-hoh-hoh-hoah (IITSG)
- Sun 7-9pm: Is This The Real Life? (Modern Schemers!!!)
31 March: Schemers Improv Nights Season 3 Finale
Where: Haque Centre of Acting & Creativity (89A Desker Road)
Facebook event page |Tickets
Our season finale = epic
Strap yourself in for a night of riotous, on-the-spot comedy with The Modern Schemers!
On the 31 March, rock up at HCAC for an off-the-rails evening of kickass improv with Singapore’s longest-running improv team. They’ll transmogrify your suggestions into wild & weird stories, made just for you!
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll have a great night. All for just $10.