Déjà vu

Déjà vu

Description

2 players do a scene while the others are outside the room. When they re-enter, an audience member has 5 seconds to describe the scene that just happened. The next 2 players try to re-enact the last scene based on the description. Can be done again with another 2 players, or with a single player doing both parts.

Additional Tips for Playing

  • It’s fun to have lots going on in the first scene, so the recap is really fast and the second players have a lot to work with

Show Introduction

“This is called Déjà Vu. Two of our players are going to leave the room, the two who are left are going to do a scene. When the scene is finished the players who left will come back in. We’ll get someone from the audience to give a 5 second recap of the scene we just saw, and the players will do their version of the scene. To start the scene can I get a location?”

Origin

Brought to us by Sean McInerney, who we think learnt it at Second City.

Categories

This game is in the following categories:

Commitment.

Offers.

Escalating.

Advancing / Bridging / Now / Cutting to the Chase

Short-Form Games

 

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