Title: Don’t Think Twice
Directed by: Mike Birbiglia
Written by: Mike Birbiglia
Starring: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Chris Gethard, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher and Mike Birbiglia
Release Date: 7/22/2016
Running Time: 92 minutes
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For eleven years, an improv group called The Commune has reigned as the big fish in the small pond of their New York improv theater. Commune members Miles, Samantha, Jack, Allison, Bill and Lindsay invent comedy without a script and without a net. They’re ingenious, they’re fast, and they build on each others’ ideas like best friends – which they also are. Night after night they kill onstage and wait for their big break. Day after day they work menial jobs to support themselves.
Then they get news that their theater is shutting down, and scouts from a hit TV show come to a performance looking for talent. Only two cast members get the nod, upsetting the dynamic of the group and leaving its future in doubt. Relationships begin to crack as six best friends face the truth that not all of them will make it, and for some, it may be time to give up on the dream and move on.
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