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Address: 347 W. 36th St., (between 8th & 9th Av), New York City, NY 10018
Phone Number: 212-629-5202
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9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Description: The home of the nationally acclaimed National Comedy Theatre. Hilarious...
The home of the nationally acclaimed National Comedy Theatre. Hilarious improv comedy that is performed every Friday and Saturday night. Appropriate for all audiences.
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Best money spent in NYC. Went with a teenager so we were limited in our nighttime activities. The whole family had a great time! We are still laughing! We are going again this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Best money spent in NYC. Went with a teenager so we were limited in our nighttime activities. The whole family had a great time! We are still laughing! We are going again this summer.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We chose to go to the comedy show based on the reviews. Upon our arrival, we were a little skeptical but it was so much better than what we expected. We had a great time and lots of laughs. Too bad we went on our last night in NYC or we would have went back for another show. The show... More 

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Greeley, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After reading reviews here, I decided to try National Comedy Theater for an inexpensive evening out with our teenagers while visiting New York. The venue is small and intimate, with a little bar in the lobby where you can purchase wine, beer, water, or soda along with popcorn and candy. You can take your snacks and drinks into the theater... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

This show is the best! Our teenage kids loved it even though English is their second language. They understood most of the jokes and we almost split our sides because we laughed so hard. First we thought we would have to participate but luckily that did not happen. Some of the punchlines became running jokes in our family - the... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went with our teens (ages 16 and 13) some out of town guests and their teens (16 and 13) and had a blast. Hilarious performances as the cast had to jump through hoops to incorporate the crazy suggestions being thrown at them by the audience. The competition structure of the show kept things lively and the entire evening flew... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Talented folks improvised on wacky suggestions from the audience. It was very funny -- and very clean and appropriate for all ages. What a great bargain and super entertainment. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Teaneck, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I took my 19 year old son and 16 year old daughter and we had a great time. My 19 year son was 100% ready not to enjoy it because he was expecting to be surrounded by little kids and also believed that anything I recommend must be lame but he laughed a lot and was even called up on... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

In this age when teens are so sophisticated, it can be hard to find a NYC family activity that is fun AND mature enough to engage them AND that they can get into! This was perfect - I went with two teen boys aged 15 and they laughed a lot. After the show, they volunteered tha they would do it... More 

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Mt. Tabor, VT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I must admit that improv comedy really is not my thing but I enjoyed this show. It was 100% family appropriate but still fun for teens. Serviced minded, professional support staff. We really felt like they were happy to have us there. I was a bit concerned about walking to/from the location but it was fine. Performers were funny and... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This truly is the "Second City" of our times....young artists honing their skills...and doing an excellent job. the price is modest compared to ANYTHING else you plan to do in New York...so you really must go and enjoy (and support) the emerging stars of tomorrow!

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Address: 347 W. 36th St., (between 8th & 9th Av), New York City, NY 10018
Phone Number: 212-629-5202
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
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Friday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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