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Our seniors/leaving members are having one final “Huzzah!” in the form of one last Ship of Fools improvised comedy performance!

And we’re not the only ones trying to make it special for our seniors; Insomnia Cookies has agreed to donate cookies to the audience! So be sure to get there early, because there are only a finite number of cookies available.

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WHEN
Friday, May 1st
8:00 PM

WHERE
Matthews Hall, Room 210

WHAT
Free Improvised Comedy
Free Insomnia Cookies

WHY
To celebrate our seniors!

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Be sure to join our Facebook event to let us (and our seniors) know you that you plan on being there!

West Side Block Party!

PAR-TAY!!!

Ahem, excuse us, what we meant to say was: It’s time for the West Side Block Party!

For the third year in a row, the Ship of Fools are performing at this extravaganza of fun! There’s going to be free food, free music, free photos, and free US! It promises to be a great time!

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WHEN
Saturday, April 18th
4:00 PM to Midnight
(Ship of Fools perform at 6:00 PM)

WHERE
Between Harrison and Hillenbrand
(Ship of Fools perform at performance area 1)

WHY
Free Improv and Free Fun!

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Be sure to Tweet at and ‘Like‘ the West Side Block Party to let them know you’re totally into this, and totally ready to PAR-TAY! (We wouldn’t mind hearing from you guys, too.)

We can’t wait to see you guys there!

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3-for-1 Improv Show!

UPDATE:
The 3-for-1 has become a 2-for-1! It’ll be just us and One Size Fits All! Everything else is the same!

The Ship of Fools are performing, once again, in one of their favorite shows of the year; the Greater Lafayette 3-for-1 Improv Show!

Three improv comedy groups will perform April 11th at the Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette. Comedians from Ad Liberation, Ship of Fools and One Size Fits All will create scenes and songs based on audience suggestions, and some volunteers may join us on stage!

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WHERE
Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

WHEN
Saturday, April 11th
7:30 PM

WHAT
Three Improv Groups
for $5.00

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The show is fun for audience members of all ages. Admission is $5.00 per person. Order a ticket in advance by calling 765-423-7529.

Be sure to join the Facebook event, as well, so that the performers know their friends and family will be there, too!

The Great Gig in April

We never said we were frightened of laughing, and neither should you! To prove that you’re not afraid, come to the Ship of Fools first performance of April!

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WHEN
April 3rd, 2015

TIME
8:00 PM

WHERE
Matthews Hall, Room 210

WHAT
Free improv comedy
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Come spend a jovial night with us on April 3rd! Nights like these only happen about once a blue moon, so it’s important that you celebrate any moment where improv comedy is readily, freely, available.

Shreve All-Hall Semi-Formal Performance!

For the third year in a row, the Ship of Fools have been asked to perform at Shreve Club’s annual Semi-Formal! So put on your grass skirt, a fruit hat, but leave your tiki torch at home (please!), ’cause we’re going to a Tropical Paradise!

If you’re interested in joining us, please read the information below, and follow the links below in order to reserve tickets! Anyone living in University Residences is welcome to attend this event, and can also bring one guest who may or may not be a Purdue student or who isn’t living in the University Residences.

WHERE
Ross-Ade Press Box

WHEN
March 28th, 2015
9:00 pm to 1:00 am
SHIP OF FOOLS PERFORM AT 11:30 PM

WHAT
Free food, dancing, and laughs!

Here’s all the information you’ll need to come to the Tropical Paradise with us! We’ll see you there!

  • Please fill out this form in order to join in on the fun! This is the only way to guarantee a pass for the dance.
  • Transportation to Ross-Ade will be provided through shuttle buses that will stop at most halls.
  • All Purdue students MUST present a Purdue ID card. All other guests must bring a valid photo ID.

Laugh Off February!

The semester has already taken it’s toll on the Boilermaker students. The weather, the exams, the teachers… It’s all becoming too much!

To raise their spirits, the Ship of Fools have agreed to perform one of the last days of February, so students might laugh away their worries and push through that mid-semester slump!

When
Friday, February 27th

Time
8:00 PM

Where
Matthews Hall, Room 210

What
Free Improv Comedy

So come on out to the Ship of Fools FREE improv comedy show! Bring your troubles and fears, and we’ll laugh them out of existence!

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Be sure to let us know you’re coming by joining the Facebook event.

A Very Yellow Show

The Ship of Fools, have chosen yellow as their ‘in’ color this November. Much argument was had over hues and saturation, but finally it was decided that the brilliant yellow of the sun was the only color to be had. So come celebrate this grand shade with us at a night of free improv comedy!Yellow show jpeg

 

WHEN
Frirday, November 7th

WHERE
Matthews Hall, Room 210

TIME
8:30 P.M.

 

The semester is almost at a close, but the funny will never cease! Grab a seat at 8:30 in Matthews Hall, Room 210 for an evening of improv.

You can also check the event out on the Ship of Fools’ facebook page.

Comedy’s on the Horizon

The Ship of Fools, trusty vessel that she be, is finally coming a’sailin’ back to the home ports of Purdue after a summer on the water.BGR Show Poster jpeg

 

WHEN
Frirday, August 22nd

WHERE
Matthews Hall, Room 210

TIME
8:30 P.M.

 

After the sweltering summer of the past months, the rowdy crew is ready to perform once again! Join the Ship of Fools in ushering in a new semester of laughs, chuckles, giggles, and raucous chortling. Grab a seat at 8:30 in Matthews Hall, Room 210 for an evening of improv.

You can also check the event out on the Ship of Fools’ facebook page.

Final Spring ’14 Open Forum

Well, things are finally starting to wind down on Purdue University’s campus. The days keep getting faster and faster, and final projects are being thrown together. Students are sending a few things home with their parents, roommates are sick of seeing each other, and the promise of summer is only two weeks away!

That means it’s time for one final “Huzzah!”
The Final Open Forum of the semester is here!

WHEN
Friday, May 2nd
WHERE
Beering Hall, Room 2280
TIME
7:00 P.M.

Join the Purdue Improvisation Club and the Ship of Fools in saying ‘goodbye’ for the summer! 7:00 in Beering Hall, Room 2280. It promises to be a night full of awesome surprises, food, and extra fun.

Also, we’re taking another survey to see how people are feeling about Open Forum this year. It’s very short, and completely anonymous. We’d love for you to fill it out and give us some feedback.

Three For One, 2014!

What do you get when you combine the Ship of Fools, Ad Liberation, and One Size Fits All into one night of improv comedy? A winning hand.

WHEN
Saturday, April 26th
7:30 P.M.

WHERE
The Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette

PRICE
$5.00 per ticket.

Ad Liberation and the Ship of Fools, two of the on campus improv groups, team up with One Size Fits All, the Lafayette short form based group, for one night only! It’s a great way to relax before Dead Week, where professors aren’t supposed to assign anything, but we all know that they will.

We hope that you’ll make it out to support your favorite Fools! Join the Facebook event!