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PGraph Presents

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★★★★★ “It was a rare treat to watch this highly skilled company”Theatre People Australia

★★★★★ “Totally Brilliant! We LOVED it!” – London Improv

“Austin’s finest purveyors of genre improvisation.” –The Austinist.com

“The quartet maintain a charismatic warmth throughout [their shows] as well as a sharp wit and excellent understanding of how to hold their audience.” –The List UK

Parallelogramophonograph (Kareem Badr, Kaci Beeler, Roy Janik, and Valerie Ward) has been performing together for over 12 years and 700 shows (and counting!). They specialize in improvising full-length plays, showcasing a range from delightful and frenzied to dark and sinister.

PGraph have toured internationally and performed at the most prestigious improv festivals in the world as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

Their love for theatre and a hive-mind-like ensemble combine to produce some of the most unique live theatre you’ll ever see.

PGraph has received “Best Improv Troupe” in the Austin Chronicle’s 2016 “Best of Austin” Awards (and were a Finalist for the 2017 awards), a 2009 B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Achievement in Improvisational Theatre, a 2016 Austin Critics Table Award,  and a 2012 ‘Best of Austin’ Critics Award for “Most Continuously Innovative Improv Troupe”.

Members of PGraph regularly teach and direct shows at The Hideout Theatre.

Every Friday at 10pm, Parallelogramophonograph takes the Hideout Theatre stage accompanied by a shorter opening set from one of their favorite troupes in town. To find out more about PGraph visit their website or Facebook page.

Special note: PGraph is off this week, so PGraph Presents will feature Soundstage 23 and improv legends Rachel & Dave.

Total Show Runtime: 1.5 – 2 Hours
(usually 10:00pm-11:40)

PGraph Presents

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Fri. Dec 22nd, 10:00pm. $10

The Austin Chronicle's "Best Improv Troupe" of 2016, Parallelogramo-phonograph, with Gal Pals


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Fri. Dec 29th, 10:00pm. $10

The PGraph Christmas Special: Ring in the holidays with Parallelogram-o-phonograph, The Austin Chronicle's "Best Improv Group" of 2016