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Address: 307 W 26th St, New York City, NY
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Sketch and improv comedy club.

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Highly recommend this comedy club. The actors are extremely funny and talented. This is not stand-up comedy but improv where they get suggestions from the audience and then act... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

NOTE: This review is for the East Village location. Visited UCB for their Lloyd Night event - we were standby for the sold out event and managed to get in. We were warned in advance that is may be standing room only but myself and my partner got seats at the back. My partner has good hearing and mine is... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this comedy club. The actors are extremely funny and talented. This is not stand-up comedy but improv where they get suggestions from the audience and then act it out. Hilarious. Our family talked about the different characters, funny skits, excellent wit and quick too all night afterwards. Great location in the East Village and must do when in... More 

Thank ShermanSUV
Preston, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Enjoyed a little Monday night entertainment at the East Village location. It was funny. They definitely weren't amateurs and they guided the improv jam after the show with grace.

Thank Haley N
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I went to see The Stepfathers Friday night show a few weeks ago with some friends and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were only visiting NYC from the UK for 4 nights and given the expense of the rest of our activities I still can't believe this is only $10 a ticket ! The improvisers were hilarious, the place was packed... More 

Thank Merce70
Byron Center, Michigan
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great improv comedy at a reasonable price. This theater was started by Amy Poehler and her friends before they were famous. Since then, it's been the training grounds for many familiar faces and writers in the tv and movie industries. Famous actors, writers, and comedians still like to drop in. NOTE: typical show is usually not appropriate for kids due... More 

Thank Jamie R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Went to the one in the East Village. The front door is hard to find, because it's not lit, but the bar access was easy to find. We went to the HelloGiggles show, and it was good. The MC was a 15 year old named Ruby, who was adorable, and tried really hard, I admired that. Special guest comedian was... More 

Thank Kelsey S
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Went here with a few friends while I was visiting town and we had a great time! The drinks are reasonably price (we all shared a large picture of cider for $22) and the actors were all really funny. I would definitely go again next time I'm in the city.

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Canmore, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Had a great time! Hilarious skits, no pressure to participate if you aren't into that and some creative comedy. Small venue with mostly good seats. There are some inconvenient pillars to contend with in terms of view of the stage so try to get there early so you can avoid those seats. Great, reasonably priced entertainment.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Started by the talented Amy Poehler of SNL fame, this theater hosts comics that made me laugh until tears came out of my eyes! Two venues in NYC. Early show is free and later ones are only $5. Great night out in Manhattan!

Thank Maria O
Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Was here with my adult daughters on a Sunday evening. It was a charity benefit, hosted by Michelle Collins (The View) and Amy Poehler. Very intimate setting, inexpensive drinks ($1 for a water bottle! Lol). Hilarious improv and a wonderful evening. Will return on our next trip.

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