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SINCE 2000

Libertyville - Highland Park - Round Lake Beach

The Most Comprehensive Performing Arts and Comedy Training Center in the heart of Lake County, just north of Chicago.

Improv Playhouse is also your home for Live Performances, Theater for Young Audiences,

Team Building events, and Party Rentals!

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We are Producing Halloween Performances!

Dracula

Spooky Séance Murder Mystery

Pardon My French

Improv Comedy 

Stand-Up

LIVE RADIO DRAMA: DRACULA

An Evening of Radio Drama from Yesteryear for Today!

Saturday, October 28th, 2017 @ 7:30pm

In Living Technicolor of the Mind. Classics from the Golden Age...Live On Stage

The 1938 Orson Welles Mercury Radio Theatre production of...Bram Stoker's classic Dracula!

FOR TICKETS head to Brown Paper Tickets or call 847.968.4529

Advance: $10.00 At the Door: $15.00 Students: $5.00

cash only at the door

FUN GIVEAWAYS FOR BEST COSTUMES!

Adult and Family Friendly Show that'll bring out the Scary in all of us!

Improv Playhouse Theater - 735 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL

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THE CASE OF THE SPOOKY SEANCE:

A HALLOWEEN MURDER MYSTERY DINNER

Saturday, October 28th
Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
Meijer Black Box Theater

Interactive Performance at 7pm

Join Improv Playhouse actors for a Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner: "The Case of the Spooky Séance”.  An evening of fun, laughs, mystery, great food, beverages, and....a murder!

The list of believers in Madame Gaze's psychic abilities spans the globe and reads like a Who's Who:
Lady Sadie, British socialite
Jackie O'Collins, gossip writer
Dr. Ruth Zechsheimer, relationship therapist
Sheik Sneak-a-Peek, oil tycoon

Now Madame Gaze is dead and her diary seems to be missing, what an unpredictable turn of events!
Come in your favorite Halloween costume and jump into the party! 

$62.50 per person. Dinner included: Chicken, Beef, or Vegetarian Options. Cash Bar.

FOR TICKETS head to Brown Paper Tickets  or call 847.968.4529

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PARDON MY FRENCH

Friday, October 20th, 2017 @ 8:00pm

French lecturer & singer Olivier LeBleu  performs American popular songs which traveled to France  or came from France. By mixing English and French lyrics. and offering context and translation, LeBleu gives some insight into both  American and French traditions and cultures. You know all the tunes,  but youll never listen to them the same way  after Lebleu's performance!

PRE SHOW DINNER SPECIAL at Cafe Pyrenees!

$10 off your bill when you mention Improv Playhouse!

FOR TICKETS head to Brown Paper Tickets or call 847.968.4529

Advance: $15.00 At the Door: $20.00 Students: $5.00

cash only at the door

Improv Playhouse Theater - 735 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL

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IMPROV COMEDY

Improv Playhouse House Teams

Saturday Nights

7:30p Family Friendly

9:00p Adult Friendly

BYOB

Improv Playhouse's own ensemble presents new improvised comedy performances every Saturday night!

FOR TICKETS head to GROUPON (click here)or call 847.968.4529

cash only at the door

Groupon Advance: $10.00 At the Door: $20.00 Students: $5.00

Improv Playhouse Theater - 735 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL

Please call the Friday before our shows if you require reservations

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STAND-UP COMEDY

First Friday Funnies

Friday, November 3rd

8:00p

BYOB

Stand-Up comedy the FIRST FRIDAY of every month. November's lineup of comics TBA

 

FOR TICKETS head to GROUPON (click here)or call 847.968.4529

cash only at the door

Groupon Advance: $10.00 At the Door: $20.00 Students: $5.00

Improv Playhouse Theater - 735 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, IL

The Training Center:  Adult and Youth Classes

ENTERTAIN-EDUCATE-ELEVATE

Let us guide you in the one of the Chicago region's most comprehensive training programs for the performing arts. 

We like to have loads of fun here, but don't let the "improv" part of our name fool you....

  • Our staff are professional performers and educators on stage and screen...in improvisation, musical theater, television, fashion and film.
  • The Adult and Youth performing arts training program is  all-inclusive and thorough in methodology, formation and curricula catapulting its students to the highest levels of development. 
  • Adult improv shows and dozens of youth productions are performed throughout the year immersing actors in opportunities which include focused dramatic training and musical theatre.
  • Each adult or young actor is given personal attention from their first acting class, warm up, through the audition process and final performances.
  • Improv Playhouse’s core philosophy is to educate, entertain and elevate audiences and students of all ages, demographics and locations; as well as to bring instruction and guidance to emerging actors, theatrical ensembles and improvisational artists.  This helps to build our intentional community of passionate young and adult performers into life-long patrons of the arts...
Theatre for Young Audiences

IP-TYA

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Click here for more info about traveling programming!

Schools, Libraries, Daycares, and Park Districts are talking about the incredible work TYA is doing to engage students of all ages in literature. This year's THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK connects with many school student's reading lists and is a must-see. Click HERE for more information about booking a performance for your group or call us 847.968.4529

Contact us: improvplayhousetya@gmail.com

Entertainment

Parties, Weddings, and more

BOOK YOUR PARTY OR SUMMER EVENT WITH OUR DJ DIVISION... BLAST! ENTERTAINMENT

Our BLAST! Entertainment DJ and Talent division can spice up your Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, School Dance, Birthday party, bachelor/bachelorette event, singles group, or corporate event.  Book our DJs/MCs and party motivators for your special partyand add on our photo booth packages, caricaturists and games specialists.  Book our improv comedians for an "Whose Line..." style show or a Murder Mystery for your team build event.  You'll have a BLAST! with our cast!

Click HERE for more information about private entertainment Or call us 847.968.4529

Team Building

IP- PRIMED(TM) 

Improv PRIMED(TM)

 Positive Reinforcement for Implementing Maximum Employee Development (TM)

Does your business need inspiration for creative ideas? Do you need assistance incorporating humor in the workplace to increase efficiency? Improv Playhouse can tailor-make a workshop to meet your needs. From major corporations to small businesses, Improv Playhouse has assisted all kinds of companies to work together effectively.

Click HERE for more information on team building resources or call us 847.968.4529

Contact Us

(E)info@improvplayhouse.com

Office/Studio116 W. Lake, Libertyville, Illinois 60048 • 847.968.4529 • 847.968.4530 fax

Main Stage 735 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville, Illinois 60048

North Shore Training Studios(The Highland Park Community House: Lower Level

1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Illinois

Interested in Improv Playhouse producing your play? Click here for a play proposal form.

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Calendar Of Events

October 2017

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
1 2 3 4 5

6

First Friday Funnies

8:00 pm

7

 

Improv Comedy

7:30 (Family)

9:00 (Adult)

8 9 10 11

12

13

 

 

14

 

Improv Comedy

7:30 (Family)

9:00 (Adult)

15

 

16 17 18

19

20

Pardon My French

8:00pm

21

 

Improv Comedy

7:30 (Family)

9:00 (Adult)

22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Spooky Seance Murder Mystery Dinner (RLB)

7:00pm

Dracula Live Radio Show!

7:30pm

Improv Comedy

9:00 (Adult)

29 30

31

Happy Halloween!

   

 

 

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Improv Playhouse is a professional theatre and entertainment organization the scope of which includes a full-service acting school specializing in comprehensive improv - comedy and acting classes for adults and youth.  Divisions of Improv Playhouse include Corporate Team Building, Business and Private Entertainment, Talent Management, Performing Arts Camps and Community Outreach and Education (IP-COE / nfp).

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