About: Players

Matt Young


Matt Young is an actor, improviser, producer, director, and writer based in Chicago. He’s most well known as Usidore the Wizard from the podcast, Hello from the Magic Tavern. He also leads the inept crew of the U.S.S. Sisyphus as Captain Baxter in the Improvised Star Trek podcast. He is a founding member of Whirled News Tonight, the long-running improvised satire at iO Chicago. In addition, he has appeared in other improvised shows such as The Welcome to Your 30s Boys and Concept Album, and as a company member of the Public House Theatre, he helped create the comedic plays How to Lose Your Job and Alienate Friends, Christmix, and Bunker Buddies. Follow him on twitter: @morepeoplehappy





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My Refuge House Benefit Show

Much Ado for My Refuge House: An Evening with The Improvised Shakespeare Co.® in LOS ANGELES, CA MUCH ADor MY REFUGE HOUSEAn Evening with The Improvised Shakespeare Co.   ...

ISC in the LA Times

Lisa Rosen, of the LA Times, sat down with your favorite Elizabethan boy band to dish about the "mad genius" of The ISC and the "Beatlemaniacal" scene at the Largo in Los Angeles...oh, and Menudo! Read all abo...
reviews

"staggeringly brilliant"

TimeOut Chicago

"Smart, sophisticated, downright hilarious"

TimeOut Chicago

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