Causing A Scene, Extraordinary Pranks in Ordinary Places With Improv EverywhereBook - 2009
Shares behind-the-scenes accounts of pranks by the internationally popular improvisational group, describing the efforts behind some of their endeavors from the annual "No Pants" subway ride to their synchronized swimming show in a public fountain.
A fake U2 concert. A deranged hypnotist.
A book signing by a dead author.
Welcome to the wild world of Improv Everywhere.
From the infamous No Pants! Subway Ride to the legendary Grand Central Freeze, Improv Everywhere has been responsible for some of the most original and subversive pranks of the Internet age. InCausing a Scene, the group's agents provide a hilarious firsthand account of their mischievous antics. Learn how they created a time loop in a Starbucks and gave Best Buy eighty extra employees. Join in on the fun with this irreverent, behind-the-scenes look at Improv Everywhere's world-famous missions, and get inspired to create your own memorable mayhem.
Improv Everywhere is a comedic performance art group based in New York City that carries out public pranks such as faking a street concert by the band U2 or overwhelming a Best Buy store with people dressed in Best Buy uniforms. In this work, Charlie Todd, the founder of the group, together with Scordelis, a member, describe 13 of Improv Everywhere's "missions" or pranks. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Shares whimsical behind-the-scenes accounts of the infamous pranks by the internationally popular improvisational group, describing the large-scale efforts that went into some of their more famous endeavors from the annual "No Pants" subway ride to their synchronized swimming show in a public fountain. 30,000 first printing.