Sleeping audience member gets wake-up call from Dutch improv group

From Zaandam, the Netherlands, comes this footage of a woman fast asleep during an improv comedy show. The troupe members — Tijl Beckand, Ruben van der Meer, Jamai Loman, Tygo Gernandt en Rick Paul van Mulligen — stops what they’re doing to strip down to their underwear, surround her, and attempt to wake her up through an audience singalong of “Happy Birthday.” That didn’t work. But the audience member does awaken shortly thereafter. Note that the video’s title, “Sleeping Beauty bij De Grote Improvisatieshow in Zaandam,” offers no Dutch translation for “Sleeping Beauty.”

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