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Weekly Show Schedule

Every Friday in August catch the Best of Boston Sketch

 After five years of sold-out showcase sketch shows, ImprovBoston welcomes back the sixth annual Best of Boston Sketch Comedy, a celebration featuring Boston's best-known indie scripted comedy groups. 

Week 3 | August 24th - Featuring:

Klondike 237 | Good Loser| Terrible People

Friday Night - August 10th - 31st

Buy Tickets

 

  • KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • -- All tickets sold either online or at the door. Buy tickets online on the show pages below (or see a list of all our our events here
  • -- Student tickets will ONLY be released and available for purchase at the door on the night of the show. Military Veterans receive complimentary admission to any show along with a +1 at the door (pending availability) with a valid military ID.
  • -- Call our box office with questions (617-576-1253) 
  • -- All shows are at our theater at 40 Prospect Street in Central Square, Cambridge, MA.  (Get Directions)
  • -- Read answers to Frequently Asked Questions about our shows.

 

REGULAR PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

 

 

 

MAIN THEATER SHOWS

 

First time at ImprovBoston? We recommend Mainstage, our flagship improv show. Pairs nicely with a Cheez-Its and Downeast Cider combo from the bar. ImprovBoston shows typically range between 60-75 minutes.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

7:30PM Harold Night: Top Shelf | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

9:30PM Harold Night: Fresh Blend & Longform Jam | $10, $8 Students at the door

 

THURSDAY

 

7:30PM ImprovBoston Mainstage: Spotlight Series | $18, $14 Students at the door

8/23: James Wetzel - Co-Producer, Adult Programs at the Museum of Science, Boston. For almost a decade, James has developed, curated, and produced immersive experiences and events for audiences in Boston, New York, and beyond.

 

9:30PM Grab Bag Thursday Shows | $10 - $15 online and at the door

1st Thursday: Naked Comedy

2nd Thursday: Music Comedy Night

3rd Thursday: You're All Gonna Die: An Improvised Dystopian Game Show

4th Thursday: Magic: The Gathering: The Show

5th Thursday: TBA


 

FRIDAY

 

8PM ImprovBoston Mainstage | $18, $14 Students at the door

 

10PM Showcase: Best of Boston Sketch | $18, $14 Students at the door

 

11:30PM Nightcap | FREE


 

SATURDAY

 

4PM Family Show | $14, $8 kids under 12

 

6PM All Access Improv | $16, $12 students and seniors age 60+, $10 ages 18 and under.

 

8PM ImprovBoston Mainstage | $18, $14 Students at the door

 

10PM Face Off | $18, $14 Students at the door

 

11:30PM The Last Laugh | $10 online and at the door

1st Saturday: LaughterRisk*

2nd Saturday: Over the Line

3rd Saturday: Terrible People

4th Saturday: Over the Line

5th Saturday: Closing Time: StandUp Special


 

SUNDAY


 

STUDIO THEATER SHOWS

 

Shows in the Studio are experimental or developmental and feature artists from talented newcomers to seasoned pros. These performances feature independent acts from the home-grown Boston comedy scene. ImprovBoston is proud to provide a platform for local comedy artists and a venue for local comedy adventure seekers such as yourself.

 

If you're looking for a show that's ImprovBoston-produced, certified, licensed, and bonded, we recommend starting with Mainstage (above). ImprovBoston shows typically range between 60-75 minutes.


 

WEDNESDAY

 

8PM Comedy Lab | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

10PM Comedy Lottery: Stand Up comedy open mic | FREE!

 

THURSDAY

 

7PM Thursday JAM | $5 online and at the door

1st Thursday: IB Mixtape: An All-Inclusive Mixer

2nd Thursday: StandUp Jam

3rd Thursday: Queer Qomedy Hour

4th Thursday: Ladies Improv JAM

5th Thursday: Comedy Lottery: Women's Edition

 

9PM SketchHaus | $12, $10 Students at the door


 

FRIDAY

 

7PM STUDIO 40 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

9PM CageMatch | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

11PM Papercuts Presents: Recommended for You | 8/24 | $12, $10 Students at the door


 

SATURDAY

 

7PM Hire Me?| 8/25 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

9PM Battle Royale | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

11PM Affirmative Reaction: An Asian (American) Comedy Show! | 8/25 | $12, $10 Students at the door


 

SUNDAY

 

6:30PM The Jam | $5

 

8:00PM Comedy Lab | $12

 

9:30PM The People's Show | $10