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“hilarious” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chicago City Limits

Chicago City Limits
318 West 53rd St., New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212/888-5233
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Ranked #595 of 810 Activities in New York City
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Owner description: Improvisational comedy theater.
UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“hilarious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We went to this on a recommendation of a lovely lady we met in a bar (seems to be a theme for my trip to New York!) I was knackered and really hungover but I was really glad I went. The venue for this show is quite small although there are a number of different shows going on at the same time in other rooms. There's a 2 drink minimum but that wasn't a problem. The show itself was really great (even if laughing did hurt my head). A 4 person musical improv team. Terribly clever, terribly talented. I'm really not sure how they did it but it was great. The highlight of the night was a musical based on......ah I'm not going to spoil it for you.

Visited November 2013
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Dover, Massachusetts
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114 reviews 114 reviews
23 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“A Musical Version of Improv Comedy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We really enjoyed this show as it was fun to have some quick lyrics created on the improv stage. The actors were very witty and could take an idea and bring it to life in a quick musical review. It was different than the typical improv troupe as they actually could sing as well.

Visited March 2013
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Franklin Park, NJ
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Small but pretty funny”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

There are a lot of great comedy clubs in the city, so it's hard to compete. The show itself was pretty funny. It featured 4 performers taking suggestions from the audience and creating sketches based upon them. They did a good job. The club itself is very small and a little run down. Drink choices are limited and there is a 2 drink minimum. You have to wait out on the sidewalk until right before your show begins and the operation seems a little disorganized.

Visited June 2012
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San Diego, California
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63 attraction reviews
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141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
“It really is family friendly...really!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2010

Took our 9 and 13 year olds to this interactive and kid-friendly improv comedy show. We'd been to a similar place in our hometown (San Diego) and I was hoping this one would rise to New York comic standards and surpass ours...they rose! The four comedians were hysterical and, other than one brief scene involving a bong (blocked from our kids' view by one big comedic butt, it was truly kid appropriate. The best act - by far - was the Jeopardy game with the nerdy sports announcer, bizarre grave digger, and Asian dry cleaner contestants answering the audience's questions.

Tickets were $15 and there was a 2 drink minimum, a reasonable price based on our enjoyment level. If you've got teens, definitely go here for a fun night out!

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