For Immediate Release
CSZ WORLDWIDE MEDIA CONTACT:
Matt Elwell, Executive Director
CSz Worldwide to Open ComedySportz® in 3 Cities By Thanksgiving 2017, its largest expansion in 10 years.
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Monday, October 23rd, 2017, CSz Worldwide, the global licensors of Dick Chudnow’s famed improv comedy competition, ComedySportz®, will bring its unique brand of all-ages entertainment to three more U.S. Cities in time for Thanksgiving: Austin, TX; Denver, CO; and St. Louis, MO. Each of their now 29 providers are independently-owned and operated small theater companies that produce ComedySportz for local fans, in addition to delivering improv-based corporate entertainment, training, and events marketing solutions.
CSz Worldwide’s President, Patrick Adamson of CSz Quad Cities, said “CSz cities are dedicated to our Core Values of Collaboration, Inspiration, Gratitude, and Fun. The improv comedians in these cities will now join 1000 ComedySportz Players around the world who provide laughter and joy to their communities. And how exciting to see them opening just in time for the holidays, when families, friends, and coworkers want something unique and fun to do together! It’s like we’re getting to open our presents early!”
Information on each opening CSz Company:
CSz Denver, the brain child of Dave and Jane Shirley of Rattlebrain Productions played its Grand Opening ComedySportz match on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at The Avenue Theater. A local favorite of the North Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Avenue Theater is known for a variety of comedic productions. For more information and tickets, check out CSzDenver.com.
CSz Austin returns thanks to long-time former ComedySportz Players and co-founders of the Play Storming Group, Shawn Utterback and Terrill Fischer. Along with a cadre of locally renowned ComedySportz alums, CSz Austin’s production of ComedySportz debuts Saturday, November 18th at Pinballz Lakecreek in North West Austin, TX. A favorite of singles and families alike, the arcade and eatery Pinballz is excited to open ComedySportz in its new entertainment space. Contact 502-645-6887 for information or tickets or visit www.comedysportzaustin.com.
CSz St. Louis will open ComedySportz on November 11, produced by Michael McGuire and directed by well-known improv luminary, Jake Schneider of Chicago. The venue for CSz St. Louis will be a new theater space in Sugar Cubed, a local family favorite for candy and fun. Convenient to longstanding CSz Cities like Chicago, Indianapolis, and the Quad Cities, look for this location for player trades. Contact Stlouismcguire@gmail.com for more info or visit www.cszstlouis.com.
“CSz Worldwide is proud of ComedySportz’s over 30 year legacy of being ‘Comedy for Everyone,’” said Matt Elwell, the organization’s Executive Director. “We’re looking forward to these three theaters spreading the joy of ComedySportz to these new markets!”
CSz Worldwide is the global licensor and trade association for ComedySportz, The World’s Favorite Comedy Competition, since 1984. In addition to its theater offerings, CSz Worldwide works with its CSz partners to deliver corporate entertainment, learning and development, and events marketing solutions globally – all using the creative and transformative power of improvisation. For more on this exciting collaboration of 29 different theaters, visit CSzWorldwide.com.
Current CSz Companies performing ComedySportz now include:
CSz Austin (Austin, TX)
CSz Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
CSz Boise (Boise, ID)
CSz Boston (Boston, MA)
CSz Buffalo (Amherst, NY)
CSz Chicago (Chicago, IL)
CSz Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
CSz Columbus (Columbus, OH)
CSz Dallas (Dallas, TX)
CSz Denver (Denver, CO)
CSz Detroit (Ferndale, MI)
CSz Houston (Houston, TX)
CSz Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
CSz Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
CSz Manchester (Manchester, United Kingdom)
CSz Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI)
CSz New York City (New York, NY)
CSz Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
CSz Portland (Portland, OR)
CSz Provo (Provo, UT)
CSz Quad Cities (Rock Island, IL)
CSz Richmond (Richmond, VA)
CSz Sacramento (Sacramento, CA)
CSz San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
CSz San Jose (San Jose, CA)
CSz Seattle (Seattle, WA)
CSz St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
CSz Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
CSz Washington, D.C. (Washington, DC)