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Baby LeRoy wins $1000

Improv team captures BITS title with sold out win at Go Comedy!

By, Ernest Truant


The Bailout Improv Tournament Spectacular (BITS) came to an exciting conclusion Wednesday, June 9 at Go Comedy! Improv Theater when Baby LeRoy (Steve Forbes, Jen Hansen, Chris Petersen and Pete Jacokes) became the winners of the tournament’s $1000 grand prize.


From an original field of 16, Baby LeRoy & Bookmark This competed Wednesday night to win audience votes during two sold out performances. Having won the tournament, Baby LeRoy has also won the Wednesday 8pm time slot for the remainder of June and the month of July at Go Comedy!

Go Comedy! Improv Theater, named Detroit’s best comedy club two years in a row by Metro Times and Real Detroit, is located at 261 East Nine Mile Road in Ferndale , MI 48220 . Go Comedy! offers the finest in improv and sketch comedy, Go U! The Improv Academy training center, road shows, classes and workshops for private parties, corporations and schools. For more information, call (248) 327-0575; visit their website at or e-mail Chris DiAngelo at