April Improv featuring Winnipeg

Joining us this month is Hartford-area WINNIPEG. Listen, I don’t know why they’re called that. Why don’t you ask them?!

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Some of CT’s best improvisers are hitting up the Buttonwod playspace for this month’s show. Be sure to plant yourself at their feet while they tickle you. (Figuratively.)

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The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host monthly improvised theater shows full of spontaneity and light-hearted funny! Join us for a lively night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.

First Sundays of the month!
Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
606 Main Street, Middletown CT
Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

Improv Comedy Night feat. Damn Fools!

Our March improv show is gonna be amazing, with a theme of Luck and Chance!

Our featured improvisers will test the Fates with their daring, gutsy improv. No scripts for these suckers! It’s all on stage, just for tonight.

We have a few more tricks up our sleeves that will involve YOU the audience, so check in to The Buttonwood Tree on Sunday night for your shot at a spectacular evening.

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The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host monthly improvised theater shows full of spontaneity and light-hearted funny! Join us for a lively night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.

First Sundays of the month!
Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
606 Main Street, Middletown CT
Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

Improv Is for Lovers :: The Great Make Believe Society & Breakup Tattoo

Join us for a Valentine’s Day show where we improvise scenes based on your suggestions!

GMBS and Breakup Tattoo will perform, together with a special performance of a classic GMBS form, It’s A Date!, a spoof on all your favorite dating shows!

** PLEASE NOTE this month’s show is one week later than usual because of the Football Holiday.

*** ALSO NOTE you don’t have to be a lover to attend. Bitter exes, friends w benefits, coworkers w sexual tension, ALL are welcome.

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The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host monthly improvised theater shows full of spontaneity and light-hearted funny! Join us for a lively night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.

First Sundays of the month!
Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
606 Main Street, Middletown CT
Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

Great Make Believe Society Welcomes the History of the Future

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The Great Make Believe Society returns to the The Buttonwood Tree for a night of improvised theater with special guests: History of the Future.

The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host monthly improvised theater shows full of spontaneity and light-hearted funny! Join us for a lively night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.

When: Sunday, January 3rd. 7:00pm
Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
606 Main Street, Middletown CT
Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

December Improv Show

December is right around the corner and you know what that means… the final Sunday with The Society of 2015!!!

To celebrate, The Great Make Believe Society is going ALL OUT. This show will have everything you can dream of – Cattle, Electric Windex, Boop, 2 men whose combined name is BenTopher, Brain’s Song, and oh, is that? Nooo… Can it be? Yes. KnucklePuck.

So come out Sunday, December 6 at 7 pm to the Buttonwood Tree on Main Street in Middletown. $5 donations. Ugly sweaters and plaid leggings encouraged.

Halloween Candy Hangover Show

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Come laugh your blood sugar back to normal with the Great Make Believe Society on Sunday, November 1st at 7pm! We’ll be at the Buttonwood Theater in Middletown making some silly stuff up. Feel free to bring your extra candy… the good stuff. Necco wafers and raisins can stay home.

We’re very excited to have special guests Lady Business joining us as well! Look at them! They mean business!!!

$5 suggested donation. All are Welcome at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
605 Main Street, Middletown CT.
Free street parking and municipal lot parking one block south of TBT it’s Only Natural Market

See you then!

BOOP! joins up at the Buttonwood in October

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The summer might be over but the fun continues! Grab some cider, rake some leaves, grow a beard, knit something, and join us on Sunday, October 4th for some laughs.

We’re excited to have BOOP! playing with us on Sunday!

BOOP! features Christopher Dube & Jenny Drescher. This duo brings an excitement to the stage that you won’t want to miss!

Sunday, October 4th, 7PM
$5 suggested donation.

All are Welcome at The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
605 Main Street, Middletown CT

Free street parking and municipal lot parking one block south of TBT it’s Only Natural Market.

Close out your weekend right!

13th of September will be a night to remember

GMBS-Square-FBLike an overdue library book, The Great Make Believe Society returns to the The Buttonwood Tree for a night of improvised theater with special guests History of the Future.

The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host our monthly evening improvised theater show full of spontaneity and light-hearted fun and discovery! Join us for a night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.
When: Sunday, September 13th. 7:00pm

Where: The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center

Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.

Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

August Improv with The Great Make Believe Society

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Due to 1/3 of GMBS being out of the country, we’re moving our monthly show to the SECOND Sunday of the month!

Featuring Hartford-area improvisers, HAT! This group of players will blow you away with their improv skillz!

The Great Make Believe Society is proud to host our monthly evening improvised theater show full of spontaneity and light-hearted fun and discovery! Join us for a night of laughs you will feel in your gut the next morning.

When: Sunday, August 9th. 7:00pm
Where: The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
Cost: $5 suggested donation. All are Welcome.
Parking: Unmetered parking on Main Street, at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of TBT

July’s Comedy show involves some FourPlay

gmbs-maycagematchThe BEST improv show you haven’t seen. Come down to Middletown for a hilarious Sunday night with award-winning improv team The Great Make Believe Society.

With special guests, 4Play! 4Play will take care of you with their signature long form comedic style known as Director’s Cut. 4Play is important, and so are you. When given the option, say yes to 4Play.

Members of 4Play include: Nate Gagnon, Jamie Guite, Kevin MacDermott, Roger Negron, Eric Nelson and Matt Saccullo

When: Sunday, July 5. 7:00pm
Where: The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT
Cost: $5 donation to TBT

Parking: free parking by meters on Main Street on Sunday. Off street parking found at It’s Only Natural Market and at municipal lot one block south of The Buttonwood.