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Improv Aces showcase to bring laughter to the Las Vegas Strip
Published on Sun, Jul 21, 2013 (10:45 p.m.)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Improv Aces showcase to bring laughter to the Strip
Las Vegas, NV – July 22, 2013 - Improv Aces, Vegas’s newest improv show, is set to hit the Vegas Strip and showcase its’ talent at Bally’s Hotel and Casino on Friday, July 26 at 11 p.m. in the showroom. Produced by Outlaw Entertainment, this hilarious new show is crafted by the audience and packs a cast filled with the biggest names in Vegas comedy.
The format of the show is similar to television’s “Whose Line Is It Anyways”. The audience is invited to give suggestions for the games and the actors will create an original scene right off the top of their heads. Don’t be surprised if you get pulled on stage to join in!
The four Aces are Matt Donnelly, Paul Mattingly, Kimberly Faubel and Ari Phillips. Mattingly and Donnelly have been long-time partners in crime since they studied and performed with “Second City”, the infamous improve troupe.
Broadway Vegas named Donnelly “Best Male Comedian” while he was performing in Wayne Brady’s Improv show at the Venetian. He also co-hosted Penn Jillette’s podcast “Penn’s Sunday School” and had his own show “Donnelly’s Celebrity Tarot Lounge”.
Mattingly is the host of the podcast “The Ugly Couch Show” aimed towards self-proclaimed nerds like himself.
Faubel has performed with improve troupe Don’t Break the Streak in Pennsylvania and hosted the Harrisburg Improv Comedy Throwdown twice before making her performance debut in Las Vegas. Her acting roles at Las Vegas Little Theater have won her two awards at the Fringe Festival.
Phillips currently has a stand-up comedy show, “Jokes with Friends”.
Outlaw Entertainment has been a staple of Las Vegas entertainment, run by Jason Outlaw and the Outlaw brothers, Ray and Robert. Jason, the creator of the Improv Aces, is no stranger to the spotlight. While running the entertainment company, Jason can also boast being a stage actor and stand-up comic, performing on comedy stages in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Outlaw Entertainment has given several celebrities their beginnings. Notables include Frankie Moreno, star of his own show at the Stratosphere, first played in Vegas for the Outlaws, as well as Skrillex, before becoming a renowned DJ, played with his band. Local bands For The Fight and Paper Tigers are currently with Outlaw Entertainment.
Get your tickets to see the Improv Aces showcase at Bally’s at the door to the showroom for $10. Doors open at 10:30 p.m.
Friday, July 26
Showroom at Bally’s Hotel & Casino
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