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Half-Masted to return to UNI

April 12, 2011

Doug Shaw, professor, UNI Department of Mathematics, 319-273-6805,

Stacey Christensen, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's comedy improv troupe, Half-Masted, will present unscripted shows at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, through Saturday, April 30, in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer Wood Theatre on UNI's campus. There will be a family-friendly show at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 30, in the same location.  

The troupe is directed by Doug Shaw, professor of mathematics at UNI, and involves UNI students, alumni and members of the community. The troupe also does private shows and seminars throughout Iowa.

Shaw has performed with several improv troupes throughout the Midwest, including the Impossibles and Look Ma, No Pants!

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for students, payable by cash or check only. Children are admitted free. For reservations or more information, contact Shaw at 319-273-6805 or