SPOKANE, Wash.– The student improv groups from Washington State University and Gonzaga University, “Nuthouse” and “Guts,” respectively, will go head-to-head in their first meeting of the year Saturday (Oct. 11).

The actors in both groups are set to perform theatre sports at 10 p.m. at Gonzaga’s Russell Theatre in Spokane.

The two teams will compete in a theater sports format where improvised comedy scenes are scored by judges.  The shows are live, interactive, in-your-face comedy shows with no scripts involved.  The actors make everything up based on audience suggestions. 

Nuthouse is in its sixth year with WSU Theatre’s undergraduate group, STAGE. Guts is in its 17th year at Gonzaga and is the oldest improv group in Spokane.

Tickets are $1 or two cans of food and go on sale at 9 p.m. at the door the night of the show. The groups recommend getting to the show early, as tickets go quickly.