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"This show should simply not be missed ...transcendent ...absolutely hilarious ...beautiful ...the whole thing feels like a jazz symphony made up on the spot by Duke, Miles, Coltrane and Fitzgerald. Yes, the members of Wet The Hippo are that good." 


“Somehow, Gilkey has managed to assemble the most unassuming yet mesmerizing group of people you’ve seen in Los Angeles.  I left feeling more confused, inspired, fulfilled, curious and stunned than any live performance I’ve seen in a while.” 




A completely new approach to live performance in which the ensemble is directed in real time right in front of the audience. Wet The Hippo will stop at nothing to make sure their audience is satisfied. The show features nine performers including actors, improvisers, comedians, and one concert violist.


April 6, 2013 – First Performance: The Complex
April 20 - May 3, 2013 – The Complex
June 2013 – Hollywood Fringe Festival
June 21, 2013 – Wet The Hippo read the entirety of Moby-Dick on Santa Monica Blvd.
August 9th, 10PM: Cirque-a-palooza at the Pasadena Playhouse
August, 23-27 2013 – tour to PLACERVILLE, ARCATA, and SAN FRANCISCO
September 13, 2013 - The Last Bookstore, downtown LA
November 16, 2013: LA Comedy Fest
August 29-31, 2014 – tour to PLACERVILLE, ROSEVILLE, and GRASS VALLEY
March 29, 2014 - Art Square Theatre, LAS VEGAS
October 25, 2014 - Fais DO DO
October 31, 2014 - University of La Verne
November 7, 2014 - SAN DIEGO

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