Diamond Lion

  • Comedy
  • Improv
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Photograph: Kevin Porter
Diamond Lion.
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB Franklin), Franklin Village Friday September 4 2015 - Friday December 18 2015

For anyone wishing musical theater wouldn't take itself so seriously, there's Diamond Lion. A simple set up—the cast performs a series of improvised scenes that eventually break into off-the-cuff songs—belies the athleticism required of it players. Just ask any of the guest stars. Each week, the pride invites a different performer to join, on one condition: that he or she has no musical-improv experience. It's a joy to watch this newbie be carried to lyrical greatness by the rest of the players.

Venue name: Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB Franklin)
Address: 5919 Franklin Ave
Los Angeles

Price: $5
Event website: http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com/shows/view/2586
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