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Theatre 99

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Address: 280 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-1692
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Theatre 99 is Charleston's Home for Improv Comedy. It is not a comedy club...

Theatre 99 is Charleston's Home for Improv Comedy. It is not a comedy club as Trip Advisor has listed it as. It is a 130 seat theatre, not a club with tables. We specialize in improvisational comedy which is unscripted theatre. It makes for a very funny night. We just don't want users of Trip Advisor to come expecting stand up comics telling jokes on a microphone. Theatre 99 does host stand up comedy shows periodically, but our main focus is improve comedy on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 p.m. Thank you for supporting live performance!

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Bachelorette Party

We came with 8 ladies on jan 16 and found seating together for a sold out improv show. The Have Nots were hilarious! The wine and beer selection was fabulous and lots of local... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
LeeAnna M
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Moncks Corner
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Moncks Corner
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11 reviews
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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

We came with 8 ladies on jan 16 and found seating together for a sold out improv show. The Have Nots were hilarious! The wine and beer selection was fabulous and lots of local choices too! We will definitely be returning!

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1 Thank LeeAnna M
Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed January 3, 2016

Local comedy/improv group which is over the bicycle shop on Meeting strip. There is a bar and several shows. This is apparently well known to the local scene. This is definitely something that is very Charleston. Old building renovated and definitely being used for a new purpose

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1 Thank Judith F
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Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We went to the finale of the Charleston comedy contest, 6 finalists. It was a small venue, ergo great view of the stage. The seats were SO comfortable, that ever so slightly reclines! The competition was fierce and we had many laughs during our time at the theatre.

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2 Thank Melissa R
South Carolina
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Reviewed December 12, 2015

My husband and I went to an IMPROV show here last night, and really enjoyed it! It amazing to see what the comedians can come up with in the spur of the moment! We will definitely be back!

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1 Thank FitTrainer91
Charleston, South Carolina
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349 reviews
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Reviewed November 2, 2015

We went here for our anniversary. We enjoy improve comedy, so thought this would be a good fit. It was. The theatre TAKES ONLY CASH. There is an ATM at the location. They also sell snack food and drinks - ALL CASH. The theatre itself is a bit of a dive. The seats in the "auditorium" have seen better days,... More 

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3 Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

I went for Red neck improv night and it was the funniest thing i have ever witnessed. Very warm and well hidden from street. kind of like a hole in the wall.

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1 Thank Robert T
Buckfield, Maine
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Reviewed October 3, 2015

lots of laughs a fun nite!! get your tickets eary in day for the evening shows they sell out early!! we walked to the show not a far walk from the inn where we stayed !

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1 Thank Grambelanger
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed August 27, 2015

I had so much fun at the Theatre 99! We went for improvisation night (Wednesdays) and had a blast. The atmosphere was so friendly and relaxed. We laughed a lot. Make sure to get there early to have good seats. You can purchase your tickets online or at the door, but bring cash. Cheap beers, snacks and wine, bring cash... More 

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1 Thank pasares
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

I visit this mad house once or twice a year. The improv is quick, funny and nutty as a macadamia farm. Strange, but even the "mistakes" are quite ticklesome. Give it a whirl with a designated driver.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband and I went to the Laugh for a Lincoln show the last week of July. Such a talented group of improv comediennes! It is a small theater downtown with a bar inside. There was a wide range of ages and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves! I would recommend this for anyone who loves improv comedy!

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