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“Great” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Improv Asylum

Improv Asylum
216 Hanover Street, Boston, MA
617-263-6887
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Ranked #60 of 215 Attractions in Boston
Type: Theaters, Comedy Clubs
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Owner description: Improv Asylum is a comedy theater that features improvisation and sketch comedy. We’ve been described as Whose Line is it Anyway? meets Saturday Night Live!. Improv Asylum is located in the heart of the North End, within short walking distance from Faneuil Hall and is easily accessible via public transportation. There is a $3.00 service charge per ticket on all phone orders. Advance ticket sales are recommended. We are a smoke-free establishment with no minimum drink requirement.
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Funny Improv on Wednesday Nights. Used a Groupon for the show. It was worth the $8/ticket. Nice bar as well.

Visited September 2013
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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“Good place with a good show”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

There is a different type of show every night that has a different price for each event. We went on a Wednesday night and found the show to be funny and pretty entertaining. The crowd was asked to participate, and did, and the improv actors did well with what they were given. If you enjoy improv you should enjoy this place.

Visited October 2013
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Detroit, Michigan
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“More improv needed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We had high hopes this would have been hilarious according to the great reviews on trip advisor. We really enjoy improv back home and have gone to a lot of improv acts through the years and love visiting new shows while on vacation, however this show was a disappointment. It was so bad that we were half tempted to leave during intermission, however decided to stay. There were a few funny acts, however the ones that were scripted were horrible. I'm sure the actors are great, however they need to focus more on improv. They should take a lesson from Go Comedy in Ferndale, Michigan. I never thought that Ferndale could outdo Boston in improv, however it has been done. Hopefully we visited on a bad night and the show is usually better.

Visited September 2013
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Pittsford, New York
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“Fun Night for Family with Teens”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My teenage son (17) has always been asking to go see a comedian but most shows are targeted for the over 21 crowd. while on a short trip to Boston we came across this venue that offered an Improv Show that our whole family could attend. The show was not a "kiddie" show and it wasn't a Rated R show. The actors/comedians did a great job walking the line and appealing to all of us. there were a few jokes that may have been over my 15 yr old head but for my son and older daughter it was perfect. My wife also felt it was great. Since then she is always referencing back to one of the jokes that were told that night. My wife and i have been to other shows where we laughed a little harder but for what we were looking for on this night it was just perfect.

Visited July 2013
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“Hilarious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

So nice to go to a show that is different every night - audience suggestions were taken all through out the show, making it more personal and fun! Definitly wanted to go back to the Raunch show, but couldnt make it! Next time!!!

Visited July 2013
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