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Neil Casey, Kat Toledo and Bobby Moynihan at DCM X | Photo: Eric AppelHere's probably the best tip for anyone attending DCM XII: There will always be something funnier happening on some other stage. You simply can't see it all, so there's no point kvetching about it in line. Like a great improv scene, true DCM enjoyment comes from discovering and witnessing an awesome improv moment when you least expect it. Yes, there are shows worth sitting "criss-cross-applesauce" for three hours and suffering deep-vein thrombosis, but there are also random shows at random hours that will rock your face off. My favorite example is the Death by Roo Roo show at 6AM Sunday, probably seven years ago, when the boys burst forth from backstage, screaming at the audience to wake up before launching into scenes involving a "Guido Greedo," serial-killer roommates and a plumber who gets sexually harassed by a series of residents, each of whom takes a turn sitting in one chair. I cackled punch-drunkenly at Neil Casey, getting tagged to get up from the seat: "Yeah, yeah, I'll get up. If only so it'll move things along!" -- Keith Huang and Lucas Hazlett


--Lucas Hazlett is a comedy geek who improvises with anyone he can. He can be seen SUN, AUG 1 @ 7:15AM with Nobody's Token at Urban Stages, and at the Peoples Improv Theatre AUG 3 @ 9:30PM with Herschel.

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pretty sure that unidentifiable woman is Kat Toledo

July 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDan

"Unidentified woman" looks like Kat Toledo.

Thank You, Robot 6:30 am Sunday, UCB Theatre!

July 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

Hey wait a sec.. isn't that woman actually named Kat Toledo? Just a guess.

July 29, 2010 | Unregistered Commentersoce

Local 154, Saturday 6:30AM !

July 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLocal 154

Yes, that is me.

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