All Around the Square

All Around the Square was an improvisational soap opera, produced by KWLT and presented in concert with Create Waterloo.

This four-episode series was released weekly during March 2021 as a satirical exploration of the life and times of the City of Waterloo. The episodes are based on the “Harold” long-form improv style, with characters established in earlier scenes recurring in later ones (and later episodes). Following each episode release, the team gathered suggestions to spark the next episode over social media.

After the series wrapped, the group got together for one more session to create Waterloo Whispers, a spin-off that explored new aspects of the characters’ lives and answered some burning questions left by the original episodes. Waterloo Whispers premiered in April 2021 on Midtown Radio.

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All Around the Square is supported by Create Waterloo, the City of Waterloo, and the Province of Ontario. We thank them for their support!

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