The Saturday Night Special
|The Saturday Night Special|
|Theater||Salvage Vanguard Theater|
|Produced by||Gnap! Theater Projects|
The Saturday Night Special was an improv double-bill that ran Saturday nights at Salvage Vanguard Theater.
The acts were scheduled by Shannon McCormick.
Often, a single act would open a month of shows.
The first Saturday Night Special happened on 3/8/08. It started out running on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at 10:30pm. Then the following February, Gnap! Theater Projects restructured its schedule, expanding to include 8pm and 10pm shows on both Friday and Saturday. At that point, The Saturday Night Special became a weekly show that ran every Saturday at 10pm.
On Dec. 19, 2009 there was a wedding proposal on stage during the Saturday Night Special. One of the troupe members of Hugaday proposed to his then girlfriend. She said yes.
The Saturday Night Special's final performance was on 12/22/12.