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ImprovAcadia

15 Cottage St., 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-2503
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Ranked #1 of 5 nightlife in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Comedy Clubs
Owner description: ImprovAcadia offers improv comedy shows seven nights a week during the season. ImprovAcadia features a cast of professional improvisers from Chicago,... more » Owner description: ImprovAcadia offers improv comedy shows seven nights a week during the season. ImprovAcadia features a cast of professional improvisers from Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. See the performers create a hilarious show using only your suggestions and their quick wits! Call 207-288-2503 to get show times and to make a reservation. Full bar, light snacks and desserts available. First show of every night is family friendly. Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. « less
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you liked the TV show "Whose Line is ti Anyway", you have got to take the time to see the show here. We visited here on a trip to Bar Harbor in early October. We only came to know about the it by seeing the poster in the doorway while strolling Cottage St. We made reservations by phone and... More

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HaroldEllsworth, Owner at ImprovAcadia, responded to this review

Hi bbqbilly, We're so glad that you enjoyed our show and are grateful for your kind comments. I do want to clarify our relationship with The Second City. While Jen and I (the owners) and many of our actors work and have worked for The Second City, we're an independent theater and are not partners with that legendary institution. Thanks... More

Collingswood, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Good for singles, couples, or families. The early show is strictly clean. Never the same show twice, and we've been here seven times over the years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Great laughs in a really nice atmosphere. Capped off a long day of outdoor activities with a smile. Intimate setting, clean, good service, fun crew. About a hour and a half show with a brief intermission. Wouldn't change a thing.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

HILARIOUS! I LOVED this improv joint! I love how small and intimate it felt. We ordered a bunch of food prior to, all was pretty good. Nothing spectacular (think bar food), but the service was great. The improv actors were hysterical, and we loved being a part of the show! I wish we would have gone more than just one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My wife and I decided to try out this Improv comedy club and we are glad we did. We were not sure what to expect but we didn't have any other plans. The comedians were all great, and they really worked well together! They told stories that the crowd came up with and use scenes and storie lines from us... More

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Clearwater, Florida, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Thought we would go and have a couple of drinks and see the show. All I have to say is it was great. All three were so funny. I never heard her laugh so hard. A great way to end the day

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Belfast, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The group was very funny. You can tell they are professionals and not just locals who do this as a hobby. If you are spending the night in Bar Harbor, this is definitely a must do and is inexpensive. The setting is very intimate and if you participate you can have a very "personal" experience. I won't give anything away... More

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South Pole
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Cozy, second floor venue on busy Bar Harbor street. Jennifer Shepard (co-owner) is the mother hen here. She leads a mostly talented troupe of improve artists who rotate in and out of town as their schedules permit. Larrance Fingerhut is the talented man at the keyboard. Decent drinks. Decent snacks. Early show is for all; late shows are for adults.

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NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I love improv and have tremendous admiration for those that can do this. They were as funny as any I've seen and it was a good time. At times I had a really belly laugh. The room is actually pretty nice and snacks/drinks are fairly priced. When in Bar Harbor it's an entertaining evening. Enjoy.

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect... Loved every minute of the show. We both laughed throughout the entire time. These people are so talented... Have no idea how they are able to come up with so many things... We will recommend this to everyone! So much fun... We did the 10pm adult show.

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