About the Show
This show may contain adult language.
From a single suggestion, Second City Alum Joe Liss and Moment Improv Theatre (SF) Founder, Marcus Sams perform action-packed improv with seamless transitions that run down the rabbit hole ahead of the White Rabbit. Prepare for whiplash as Joe’s “Follow-the-Follower” mantra meets Marcus’ “Anything-is-Everything” philosophy. Their connection is electrifying as they weave a tapestry of scenes and characters together that keep audiences coming back for more.
About the Group
Joe and Marcus first performed together in a Leela show and they instantly felt the improv Karma that transformed into Liss n’ Sams! Since then they have improvised all over the country. Joe is a Second City alumnus and has appeared on TV in Hidden America with Jonah Ray, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Strangers With Candy. Film roles include God Bless America, Wayne’s World II, Home Alone 2, and Major League. Among his writing credits are Third Rock From the Sun, SpongeBob Squarepants, and Drawn Together. Marcus is the Artistic Director of Moment Improv Theatre, the co-founder of the Bay Area Film Mixer and a working actor. He has performed in 60+ national improv festival shows, was a member of the critically-acclaimed group, Oui Be Negroes, and has performed with Leela for over decade.
Liss n’ Sams were honored to be asked to open the Secret Show at the Chicago Improv Festival in 2016, for BassProv and have performed in the San Francisco Improv Festival ‘2015 thru 2018, OC Improv Festival ‘16, Alaska State Improv Festival ‘17, Phoenix Improv Festival ‘17, Sonoma (CA) Laughfest ‘15 & ‘16, SF Sketchfest 2015 thru 2019, SF Comedy Day, & The Chicago Improv Festival ‘16, & ‘17 and Improvaganza: Hawaii Festival of improv.
Liss n' Sams includes Joe Liss and Marcus Sams.