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Improv standout

Deborah Olmstead | Monday, January 31, 2011

Dear Alvin,

This is a shout-out to say how awesome you were Saturday night. Man, things were getting pretty slow with the “President of Egypt” skit that 3033 Improv troupe was trying to pull off, and then after intermission, when they invited you on stage, I was so happy that you agreed to join them. I have to say that hands down, you made my night the best night with the Humor Artists ever. Your quick thinking and witty replies to the dialogue had me and my friends rolling in the aisles. For those not present, you began as the humble waiter for a skit, but then showed your true talents as a babysitter in the following act. As you and your brother and sister attempted to pick a movie to watch, you quickly devised a chocolate Domino’s pizza to resolve the situation! And when your friends were stuck in the airport terminal due to bad weather, you cheerfully declared, “The weather’s clearing up!” and flew the plane to Miami yourself. The best part, by far, was the Mariott Murder Mystery Party, when you effectively identified the murderer in a mere three seconds. Alvin, you showed great promise and poise as an improvisational performer Saturday night, and for that, we thank you.

Your friend,

Deborah Olmstead


Welsh Family Hall

Jan. 30