Bringing the funny

Bringing the funny

Durango has a new collection of funny folks. The cleverly named Lower Left Improv – which takes its name form Durango’s location in the state – is hosting its first show of original comedy sketches, “Mind Your Manners,” Fri.-Sat., May 24-25, at Stillwater’s Light Box Theater, 1316 Main Ave. 

Lower Left is made up of several names familiar to local audiences, including a few professionally trained at Chicago’s renowned Second City. It was founded by Mary Quinn, professional actor and improvisor, and Cindy Alugadio Hill, actor, comedian, writer and producer. Other members include: Sarah Syverson; Tara Demmy and Jeff Graves. They will have assistance from Second City’s Mary Mahoney, who will also provide music.

“They are a fantastic up-and-coming creative company, and this kind of production quality and caliber is rare to find outside a metropolitan area,” Syverson, also of “Raven Narratives” fame, said. “This two-night engagement’s gonna rock your world!”

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