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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



  • -- 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.








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.




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




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




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




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






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.




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


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




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




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




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




6:30PM The Jam | $5


8:00PM Comedy Lab | $12


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