Troupe Photo
Mark Chalfant, Catherine Deadman

We Should Talk

Washington, DC – Improv

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites

We Should Talk is a satire that explores everything terrible and wonderful about relationships. Barb and Zack are DC’s only semi-licensed couples’ counselors who are also a couple and who employ improvisational techniques in their practice. Through this meta lens, improvisers Catherine Deadman (iMusical) and Mark Chalfant (iMusical, and Washington Improv Theater’s artistic director) connect with audience members’ real-life challenges and play them out in scenes with heart as big as Texas, and as dark as oil.

We Should Talk was created at Washington Improv Theater (WIT) and has performed at WIT, at Duofest (Philadelphia 2013) and the Del Close Marathon (NYC 2012). Originally entitled Be Our Guest, the show was an homage to the classic American couple George and Martha from “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.” Through provocative and compassionate scene work, players Catherine Deadman and Mark Chalfant aim to find the fun in dysfunctional relationships. Deadman and Chalfant are also both cast-members of Washington Improv Theater’s iMusical, an ensemble creating a variety of musical improv formats for the last seven years