Friday, August 29th

11:59 PM at The Hideout Theatre - Downstairs

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Erika McNichol, Rachel Madorsky, Chrissy Shackelford, Cortnie Jones, Courtney Hopkin, Kaci Beeler, Katie Thornton, Lisa Jackson, AND FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS: Lauren Lapkus & Rebecca Drysdale

Bridgeport Correctional Facility Short Form Impromptu Skit Players

Improv – Austin, TX

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Inspired by Jack Hill’s Switchblade Sisters, cult television show Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (G.L.o.W.) and old-school roller derby, Bridgeport is a troupe female prisoners from a north Texas incarceration unit performing short-form improvisation.

Bridgeport Correctional Facility Short Form Impromptu Skit Players returned to Austin in June at ColdTowne Theater after an 8 year break, last playing at the Out of Bounds festival in 2006. The show has a sketchprov, long-form feel, using short form games as a means to explore the characters and their relationships with one another.

Sitting in with Bridgeport in this show:
Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black, Jurassic World)
Rebecca Drysdale (Orange is the New Black, Key & Peele)


Coldtowne Theater shows are Marathon-style, each group with 30 minutes of stage time. end to end, nonstop. Audience Members can sit in their chair as long as they like. from 6pm- 12mid with no reservations needed. First come first serve.

Tickets are $10

So if you want to be sure to see a show you may be well advised to show up a couple shows before the one you really want to see.

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Pick up ticket at Will Call at venue box office the day of the show at least 15 minutes prior to the show.