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Livingston Public Library Invites Public to Free Howdy Stranger Improv Comedy Event


LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Library invites the public to Howdy Stranger improvisation comedy on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Improv comedy means no script, no planning—instead, the audience gives suggestion and the comedians turn them into scenes, skits and games. 

Founded by Ryan Huban in 2008, Howdy Stranger is a professional improv-comedy troupe from Hackensack. The award-winning team performs monthly improv shows at Eastwick College, hosts an open-mic series at the Johnson Public Library in Hackensack and performs at a variety of other

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venues throughout the year.  

Howdy Stranger recently participated in Death By Improv's Fifth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in Central New Jersey. Ryan Huban also hosted an improv show for The Wizards of Odd in Staten Island, which was a fundraiser for The Dr. Vincent Andreano Memorial Foundation.

Howdy Stranger runs the improv workshops at the New Jersey State Thespian Festival and also changed how the improv competition is run. The troupe also judges the improv competition at The Speech & Theatre Association of NJ (STANJ).

Howdy Stranger’s monthly shows at Eastwick College (Comedy meets Culinary) are part of a program to bring arts and culture to downtown Hackensack through the Main Street Business Alliance.

They also run the improv curriculum at ATC Studios in Clifton, teaching all levels of improv to people who want to learn the art form.

The cast often changes, but this particular performance will feature Ryan Huban, Charon Frankel, Mick Murtha, Deena Moran, Mike Brown and host Scott Cagney.

The show is free and there is no advance registration necessary. It’s also family-friendly (ages 16+). 

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