Dave Urlakis and Zack Whittington are Batterymouth, a two-person group that does long-form improv.
They just began a run of shows at Second City’s de Maat Theatre in Chicago, IL.
We discuss the high stakes of doing long-form improv, question iO’s name and see how well they really know each other.
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Episode 010: Dave Urlakis and Zack Whittington of Batterymouth
Running time: 87 minutes
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• Batterymouth are performing their long-form improv show, Batterymouth: It Burns, every Friday night, January 21–February 18, 2011 at 7:30pm at Second City’s de Maat Theatre. Tickets are $12 at the door, $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time online at www.secondcity.com.
• WiReD sheds some light – What Makes a Snowflake Unique?
• In 2001 the International Olympic Committee threatened Improv Olympic legally over its use of the word “Olympic” and their name was subsequently changed to “iO.”
• Zack is in a sketch comedy group called Long Pork. I interviewed a few of the Long Porkers recently: Let’s Get Serious with Long Pork
• Gaper’s Block reviews the same Batterymouth show that I attended: Batterymouth Packs a Punch
• Drunk History is hilarious: Drunk History on Funny or Die
Tags: Batterymouth, Best Church of God, Chicago, comedy, ComedySportz, Dave Urlakis, de Maat Theatre, Drunk History, improv, interview, It Burns, Let's Get Serious, podcast, Second City, Zack Whittington