Fun thing to notice as part of our tenth anniversary year. We have tons more people following us on Facebook, plus the thousands of views we have on our YouTube site too. You guys rock!
And yeah, if you haven’t yet, please do follow us on Facebook HERE (and our FB group page HERE), on YouTube HERE, and on Twitter HERE. Who will be our lucky 405th Twitter follower and RUIN THE WHOLE THING?! Just kidding! Join us!
Our tenth anniversary year celebrations continue, with another new show in a new city for us! On Saturday June 22 we’re trooping to the beautiful city of Medicine Hat for the MH Fan Roundup!
Come check out our improv comedy show at 4:30pm! And for more, drop in on the improv workshop from 3:00pm-4:00pm prior to the show, and learn some of the secrets of nerd-prov. Gonna be a great ol’ time in the Hat!
After taking our pants off at a fantastic Anime North weekend, we’re ready to hop right back on the stage at Comedy Bar for Improv Against Humanity – a comedy show for horrible people, about horrible people, by horrible people starring horrible people, based on the hit party game Cards Against Humanity. So come be horrible with us, this Friday at 9:30PM! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for discounted advance tickets. More details at our Facebook event post here.
We had an awesome weekend at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo this year, rocking three shows AND a gameshow with great crowds and even more great laughs. We were even featured on CTV MOrning Live! Right now we’re in the process of putting the CTV clips, plus the whole Friday Night Nerdprov show up on YouTube. Here’s the playlist!
We’ve been doing a daily YouTube countdown to Anime North as part of out Ten Year Anniversary celebrations! We have news about our shows on that weekend, special sketches, and a collection of Anime North memories from our veteran performers. Head on over to our YouTube site for today’s video and the ones we’ve posted so far!
On Saturday at Anime North this year, we want YOU to make our setlist of games we play. Just head over to this link and fill it out, we’ll take the most voted games and perform them for you. And hey, even if you’re NOT going to Anime North, vote anyway! Hooray for comedy democracy!
Note: This is for the 7:00pm show, not the 11:00pm, mature-rated “Last Pants Standing” show. THAT one is reserved for some pretty special surprises, we must say…
Oh, goodness! The latest stop on our TENTH ANNIVERSARY year tour is our flagship show in Toronto, for Anime North! The Eastsiders are once again joined by members of our Westside cast, and we’re gonna be having you laugh all weekend long at FIVE improv shows! Here’s our poster for the Friday night show:
What ARE our five shows? Here are the showtimes and locations!
Friday – 5:00pm-7:00pm – Doubletree Main Plaza Ballroom – The Eastside-Westside Improv Kickoff
The 404s start their 10th Anniversary weekend in style, with classic games, new names, and YOUR suggestions to create comedy with an anime twist!
Friday – 9:00pm-11:00pm – Toronto Congress Centre Hall G – Anime Wrestle-Prov X
It’s nerdprov in the wrestling ring! Teams of otaku tag-team through improv scenes where YOU choose the winning team! Beware, it’s a late-nite show – no holds barred!
Saturday – 7:00pm – 8:30pm – Toronto Congress Centre Hall G – The 404s Fan-Made Improv Show!
It’s the show where the anime fans pick the games we play! Enter the survey at www.the404s.com and choose your favourite improv games – and we’ll play ‘em on stage!
Saturday – 11:00pm – 1:00am – Toronto Congress Centre Hall G – Last Pants Standing Improv Show (18+)It’s The 404s infamous “late nite”, mature-rated elimination improv show where letting our hair down is the least of your worries! No anime, no topic, no taboo is safe!
Sunday – 4:00pm – 5:00pm – Doubletree Main Plaza Ballroom – The 404s MUSICAL Improv Grand Finale!
Finish off your weekend with The 404s and a special, musical-themed anime improv show! With your suggestions, we’ll make up whole songs on the spot and sing you senseless!
THis year’s Comedy Showdown at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo was a real doozy – we did Marvel Heroes and DC Villains! It was a great show, and the Marvel team win by a narrow margin of 7-6! Click the postr for a higher rez version!
ALL of our shows at the Calgary Expo this year were wonderful! Want to see clips of what happened? Clicky click right HERE!
The WESTSIDE CAST is in search of new members for upcoming shows, and will be actively looking for nerdy comedy talent at or upcoming shows – including this weekend at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo!
Come to the Calgary Expo’s IMPROV FOR NERDS workshop in the Rotary House on Sunday, April 27 at 12:30pm for our improv comedy workshop. We’ll be looking for new blood, based in Calgary or Edmonton, to join our ranks of fandom entertainers at shows in Alberta and beyond. We’ll also be looking for new “nuggets” at our workshops at other shows in Alberta in the coming months!
To find out what we’re looking for, check out THIS PAGE for information on the kind of person we’re seeking. Interested, aspiring performers will be invited to our un-public practices and if things work out there, you might be tested in front of an audience soon enough. Are you a nerdy funny guy (or a funny nerdy guy) who has experience in theatre, or would like to learn? We hope to hear from you!
Eyyup – our “flagship show” for the Alberta genre fandom is upon us again. And as our TENTH ANNIVERSARY celebrations continue, this year at the Expo is a doozy!
We’re the “house team” of comedians at the Calgary Expo, and we’re also proud to be contributing staff, writers and panel facilitators. But our fans know us for our comedic exploits, and this year is great fun. Here are our shows for the weekend:
Boyce Theatre – Friday 4:30pm – Nerdprov Comedy With The 404s
Palomino AE – Saturday 6:00pm – Stump the Nerds Comedy Gameshow
Boyce Theatre – Sunday 2:30pm – Marvel Vs. DC Comedy Showdown!
Also join us for these other great events we’re doing:
Boyce Theatre – Sunday 10:30am – Brony Jeopardy!
Rotary House – Sunday 12:30pm – Improv Workshop
And we’ll also be hosting the costume contest and plenty of panels all over the Calgary Expo. It’s gonna be ten kinds of awesome for our ten years of improv celebrations, for sure. We’re also excited to continue our cast mashup from last year, and this year Big Mike from the Eastside cast will be joining the fun!
Check out the FACEBOOK PAGE for the latest details!