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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

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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