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Address: 1111 Longmore Road, Mesa, AZ 85202
Phone Number: 602-374-5638
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Similar in style to "Whose Line is it Anyway," the National...

Similar in style to "Whose Line is it Anyway," the National Comedy Theatre is a high octane comedy show featuring the Valley's best improv comedians performing a series of games and scenes all based on audience suggestions.The audience picks the games, helps us call the fouls, and ultimately decides which team of comedians is the evening's winner. And it's ALL AGES!It's a fast, hysterical, unique and highly interactive show and the most spontaneous improv comedy experience in the Valley!

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Even My Teenager Loved It!

Went to the Thursday night show. It was a lot of fun. They pride themselves on being family oriented fun and I agree. I took my teenage daughter and she was cracking up. I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2014
Phoenix, Arizona
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Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We were not sure what we were going to see and although it was interetsing to watch, there was way too many young kids to enjoy it. I would suggest a later show, as there would be less kids.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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118 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Thursday night show. It was a lot of fun. They pride themselves on being family oriented fun and I agree. I took my teenage daughter and she was cracking up. I would not hesitate to take my 80 year old parents or my tween son to a show.

1 Thank Lola_Von_Skilet
Mesa, Arizona
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I live nearby and go regularly to shows. It's your standard setup for competitive improv comedy. Three people on each side perform skits based off audience suggestions and then the audience rates the performances with applause. This place teaches improv classes and then people can audition to be in the shows. The regulars are really hilarious and quick on their... More 

2 Thank Xenzie
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Tonight was my first time at this theater, but it won't be my last. It is great "family friendly" entertainment. I love to support local theater and this is a great place to go on a date, with friends, out of town guests, birthday etc. Check it out, I guarantee you will Laugh out Loud. The theater was challenged to... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

On a whim we took friends to the NCT in Mesa. Although we had been to stand up comedy shows in the Phoenix area we'd never been to an improv performance. And..... we (and our guests) were absolutely blown away by all the improv performances ! The players were engaged, competitive and hilarious. The audience was participating in the skits... More 

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Vandalia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Very enjoyable & affordable 1.5 hour show in a small theater. Great for all ages, from kids to seniors. Audience members do not get picked on or embarrassed at all.

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Regina, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I have not seen a lot of Improv comedy shows so I don't have anything to compare the show with except many years ago in Calgary,Canada. The players had 2 teams for a sort of competition. Overall it was entertaining but perhaps not as funny as I had expected. That is likely due to the fact there is no writers... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We found the comedians to be quick-witted and entertaining. The show we saw was completely improvisational, based on audience suggestions. The seating is theater style (think middle school orchestra room) and not that impressive, but the entertainment is definitely worth it!

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Surprise, Arizona
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133 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We've been twice now and will be sure to go back again. This is an improv comedy theater in the style of Who's Line is it Anyway? Two teams perform various improv games based off of audience suggestions. Each night the comics are different, the referee is different and the games are different. Something you can go back to again... More 

1 Thank CDPorche
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109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Laugh and laugh some more. This is a great spot to be entertained. Amazing comedians that think at warp speed or are they just warped! You, "The Audience" will be totally satisfied with the fun the comedy teams dole out!

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