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Baby Wants Candy comedy troupe to perform March 17

March 12, 2018

Improv comedy ensemble Baby Wants Candy returns to the Nicolet College Theatre stage for a third run on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. The lively, musical and comedy performance features hilarious on-the-spot stories, improvised dance moves, and live piano accompaniment in a fun, lighthearted evening of entertainment. “This is an evening packed with improv, comedy antics and musical mayhem. This is one show you won’t want to miss,” says Nicolet College Theatre Director Jim Nuttall.

Performers of Baby Wants CandyThe two-part show first features local high school talents performing improv games they learned with Baby Wants Candy earlier that day. The second section of the show features audience participation with Baby Wants Candy asking people to shout out suggestions for musical titles. That’s when the fun takes on a whole new level. Baby Wants Candy troupe members completely improvise songs, dance numbers, and ridiculously funny skits to create a one-of-a-kind “musical.”

Baby Wants Candy troupe members perform on stages from New York to Los Angeles and Singapore to Scotland and have clocked in over 3,000 live performances and counting.    

The group’s incredible list of reviews includes “Truly Amazing! Critics Pick!” from the New York Times, “Best Comedy in Chicago” from Chicago Magazine, and “Chicago’s Most Consistently Funny and Crowd-Pleasing Show” by the Chicago Sun Times.

Baby Wants Candy will perform on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Click here to purchase tickets or call (715) 365-4646. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at Bytes before the performance as well as during intermission.