Friday February 7th
One of Alchemy’s goals is to connect the Greenville improv community with the larger world of improvisational comedy. Originally created by one of the founders of modern improv in Chicago, the Harold dates back to the 1960s and has maintained status as one of the oldest and most popular improv formats. Alchemy Comedy’s Harold Night is a monthly showcase of Alchemy’s two Harold teams. This month also features another house team, Homage Presents: Improvised Movie. Three amazing shows, one fun-packed hour.
9:00PM – South Carolina’s Funniest Comic: Semi-Finals ($10)
In a partnership with DSI Comedy in Carborro, NC, Carolina’s Funniest Comic now consists of a North Carolina and South Carolina bracket before the champion is crowned at the NC Comedy Arts Festival in February. Alchemy is hosting the South Carolina competition the Semi-Finals are this Friday with the 6 winners of Round 2. Each comic gets 9 minutes, and at the end of the night you -the audience- vote for the top 4 comics to move on to the South Carolina Finals. Check the list below for Friday’s performers:
- Jason Farr
- Kennedy Roberston
- Shivani Nadarajah
- Tom Emmons
- Cary Goff
- Jenn Snyder
Saturday February 8th
7:30 PM – King of the Mountain: Competitive Improv Games ($8)
It’s a full on comedy battle royale! Eight players competing for points and your laughs. You may have seen some games like this on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, but here the points matter. It’s a head to head tournament where players are eliminated, dreams are made, and one is named comedy king for the evening. This week you can watch Andrew, Harrison, Brad, Griffin, Darren, Andy, Miguel, and Harry fight for your laughs, votes , and entertainment. Come out and help crown this week’s champion.
9:00PM – South Carolina’s Funniest Comic: Finals ($10)
In a partnership with DSI Comedy in Carborro, NC, Carolina’s Funniest Comic now consists of a North Carolina and South Carolina bracket before the champion is crowned at the NC Comedy Arts Festival in February. This Saturday Alchemy hosts the SC’s Funniest Comic Final Round. Each comic will have 12 minutes to showcase their material and then your votes will determine who wins SC’s Funniest Comic, and the top 2 performers to compete for Carolina’s Funniest Comic in Carborro, NC. The four performers for the Finals will be determined Friday night in the Semi-Finals.