★★★★★ “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 9:55pm, Parallelogramophonograph takes the Hideout Theatre stage all to themselves (and as of 12/29/17 – no opening group – all PGraph, baby!). To find out more about PGraph visit their website or Facebook page.
Total Show Runtime: ~70-80 min