Improv-comedy shows, unlike criminal-court proceedings and open-heart surgeries, encourage people in the room to shout out suggestions. Explore the extemporaneous with this GrouponLive deal to Made Up Theatre in Fremont. For $10, you get two general-admission improv theater tickets to an 8 p.m. Saturday show (a $20 value). Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Each Saturday evening, Made Up Theatre’s alternating teams of improv professionals take turns inducing chuckle fits with off-the-cuff comedy routines fueled by audience suggestions. The laugh magnets in Five Play Improv explore the innate hilarity of human relationships through 30- to 45-minute skits that revolve around life’s relatable occurrences, such as dating or getting dumped for a ritzy storefront mannequin. Meanwhile, Laugh Track City’s charismatic cast rouses dormant guffaws during fast-paced 90-minute performances packed with improvised games and interactive scenes reminiscent of Whose Line Is it Anyway?.