Shrinks treat family dysfunction; Christopher Titus celebrates it. No stand-up comic alive today is better able to depict the absurdity of modern home life and turn it into a laugh-out-loud exploration of individuality and survival. You’d expect nothing less from a man who claims his parents’ divorce settlement involved a bar tab. His new show, Scarred for Life, is an exuberant look at what it’s like to be a loser, culminating in a 20-minute monologue about a very un-loser moment in his life, when Titus met Bruce Springsteen.
Titus is a big fan of Houston. “If you have not been to the Houston Improv, it is like a theater built by aliens. Had a great time last year. Looking forward to it,” he recently posted on Facebook. 8 p.m Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Improv Comedy Club, 7620 Katy Freeway.
July 19-22, 2012
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.