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Improv comedy stars from "Whose Line is it Anyway?" come to Omaha with WHOSE LIVE IS IT ANYWAY?

Jan 23, 2017, 21:18 PM by Kelly Bartnick

OMAHA, Neb. (January 23, 2017) - Current cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? perform live in Omaha as part of their new improv tour called WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY?

The completely improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes and songs comes to Peter Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m.

The performance goes on sale Friday, January 27, at 10:00 a.m. Ticket prices start at $39.25, and may be purchased at the Ticket Omaha Box Office inside The Holland Performing Arts Center, by calling (402) 345 – 0606 or online at TicketOmaha.com.  

The performers leave audiences gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Because participation is key to the show, audience members are encouraged to bring suggestions--they may be asked to join the cast on stage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well as some exciting new ones. This is an all-ages show.

Cast members:  


Ryan Stiles has put his hilarious improvisational skills to the test on all three incarnations of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” First in the British version from 1989 to 1998; second in the American version hosted by Drew Carey from 1998 to 2006; as well as in the current version. He began honing his celebrated improv skills in 1986 with Canada’s Second City. Stiles portrayed Lewis the luckless janitor on “The Drew Carey Show” and recurred for several seasons as Dr. Herb Melnick on “Two and a Half Men.” His film work includes the spoof features “Hot Shots” and “Hot Shots, Part Deux.”

In addition to his unpredictable appearances on “Whose Line is it Anyway?” shows, Greg Proops has a hit Podcast called “The Smartest Man in the World.” He records it live in Australia, New Zealand, Montreal, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Austin, London, Paris aboard a ship in the Caribbean and somehow, Cleveland. Find it at Proopcast.com Proople Rain is a frequent guest on @midnight on Comedy Central

Jeff B. Davis is an actor and comedian, who began improvising with Los Angeles ComedySportz.  Jeff has a long list of TV credits, including Steven Martin’s NBC comedy “The Downer Channel,” WB’s “On the Spot,” NBC’s “Happy Family,” “The Sarah Silverman Show,” Drew Carey’s “Green Screen Show” and “Improvaganza.” Jeff can be heard on the highly-acclaimed, deeply weird “Harmontown” podcast with NBC’s “Community” creator Dan Harmon. Listen at your own risk.

Joel Murray is a versatile writer-director-actor who has been a series regular on the comedies “Grand,” “Pacific Station,” “Love and War,” “Dharma and Greg” and “Still Standing.” He has also recurred on the series “Mike and Molly,” “My Boys” and “Two and a Half Men.” On the dramatic side, Joel played Freddy Rumsen on AMC’s “Mad Men” as well as Eddie Jackson on Showtime’s “Shameless.” He recently starred in Bobcat Goldthwait’s dark comedy, “God Bless America.” He can be heard playing Don Carlton in the Pixar prequel, “Monsters University.” He was in 2011 Best Picture winner “The Artist,” and numerous films including “One Crazy Summer,” “Scrooged,” “Long Gone,” “Hatchet,” “Lay the Favorite,” “Sophie and The Rising Sun,” “Mr. Pig,” “Bloodsucking Bastards,” “Lamb” and “Seven Minutes.”


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