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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 2 | August 17th - Featuring:

Gift Horse | Magenta Strike Squad | The Wacky Taffy Laffy Taffy Choo Choo Chain Gang

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

8/16: Anthony Febo and Ricky Orng are Adobo-Fish-Sauce, a Puerto Rican and Cambodian duo who practice discovery, healing, and self-preservation through their relationship with food, culture, and heartbreak. It's poetry, cooking, and improv, all rolled up in one.

 

 

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

1st ThursdayNaked 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 

 

 

FRIDAY

 

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

 

10PM Showcase Shows: Best of Boston Sketch featuring: Gift Horse, Magenta Strike Squad and The Wacky Taffy Laffy Taffy Choo Choo Chain Gang   | $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 | 8/17 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

SATURDAY

 

7PM Clean Comedy Showcase | 8/18 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

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

11PM SUZZY: We Make Things Weird | 8/18 | $12, $10 Students at the door

 

SUNDAY

 

6:30PM The Jam  | $5

 

8:00PM Comedy Lab  | $12

 

9:30PM The People's Show  | $10