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Birmingham's Premier Professional Improvisational Theatre Company

Celebrating TEN YEARS of Hilarity - 2008-2018!

Santa is back - and so is the Killing Bird!
Santa's Underpants
December 25 at 8:00pm

To Mock a Killing Bird
December 28, 29, and New Year's Eve at 8:00pm
This show will be at Theatre Downtown.
Need more info? Check out their Venue Page!
On Christmas Night, join us for a special edition of our short form improv games! All your favorites from Alphabet to Who Died and Made You King?! Plus, of course, an opportunity to win a special Christmas present from ETC!

THEN: The bird is back for "To Mock a Killing Bird!" - ETC's hilarious annual holiday murder mystery show! New suspects, new evidence and all new twists! Can you solve the crime? Or will the Killing Bird mock YOU?! Three heart-stopping performances to close out 2018!

New Year's Eve only: Join us for complimentary champagne at intermission!

Advance Tickets: $8 Dec 25-30; $12 New Year's Eve*
Walk-Up Tickets: $10 Dec 25-30; $15 New Year's Eve at the door
No discounts on Walk-Up Tickets - Buy in advance and $AVE!
Purchase from our online Box Office using our secure PayPal checkout.
*a 75/ticket online convenience fee will be added to online purchases

ETC returns to the Larry Langford Memorial Stage!!!
See us at BFT's A Weekend of Comedy
January 5, 2019 at 8:00pm

This show will be at Birmingham Festival Theatre.
Need more info? Check out their venue page!

It's a weekend of hilarity, brought to you by our friends at BFT! See ETC return to the first venue we ever played, and get some hilarious comedy hijinx in the bargain. Wanna sweeten the deal?! Get a weekend pass and see Friday's show featuring our good friends from Ugly Baby Improv and some top-notch local standup comedy! It's the perfect prescription for the holiday hangover!

Tickets are ON SALE NOW at the BFT Online Box Office!

Check out our FEATURED CLIP!!

From the Tenth Anniversary Show: Rothschild (Michael McCall), Jeremiah Codswallop (Andrew Willmore)
and Chauncey Van Van der Van (Christopher Davis) compete for cash & prizes in a rousing game
of J'Melpardy! Hosted by Douglas O'Neil Jr. at Theatre Downtown - August 18, 2018.
Check out our former Featured Clips on our YouTube Channel!

About us...

The Extemporaneous Theatre Company, founded in 2008, is a repertory-style company comprised of professional artists in theatre, comedy, and a variety of sub specialties. Our goal is multi-faceted:
  • to provide the Birmingham Metropolitan community with quality improvised theatre
  • to work with other artists to bolster the art of live theatre in our community
  • to offer quality improvisational training workshops to students, the community, and corporations, and
  • to have a mighty good time doing it!
In 2013, Extemporaneous Theatre Company was acquired by ETC Productions - an Alabama Nonprofit Corporation. Through ETC Productions, The Extemporaneous Theatre Company has obtained 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.

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