Show Up, Kids!

The main attraction didn't show up, but the kids still want to see a comedy show! So, improvisor Peter Michael Marino is gonna make one up on the spot and have the kids (and adults) help create it by providing the plot, setting, characters, set, props, costumes, and music. What could possibly go wrong?

Direct from the critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, comes a fresh, fun, interactive twist on the traditional kids show. For kids ages 3-10 and their guardians. 


Directed by Michole Biancosino & the kids.


“Fantastic fun! A one-man whirling dervish of energy, comic timing, physical agility, and out and out hilarity. The kids were absolutely mesmerized.” - The Front Row Center


????? “Marino handles the unpredictability of working with children in an improvised environment with great skill and grace, putting on a fantastic performance which my children were talking about long after the show.” - Backstage on the Fringe

???? “Hilarious! Marino knows what kids find funny. A show of this caliber is an opportunity to show up for.” - The Wee Review


Peter Michael Marino is a New York City teacher, writer, performer and producer.  His family show work has been seen with Theatreworks USA, Parallel Exit, and Jumping Pages (Pip’s Island). Pete is the creator of SOLOCOM, which has launched over 500 world-premiere solo comedies at The People’s Improv Theater. His 2017-2018 improvised solo comedy "Show Up" received rave reviews everywhere from NYC to Orlando to Edinburgh. More info at:


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