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ImprovAcadia

15 Cottage St, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1885
+1 207-288-2503
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One hilarious night!

My wife and I went to Improv Acadia after a recommendation from a friend and I am SO glad we did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jason H
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Such a fun night - A must-see!

We have been to Bar Harbor many times but hadn't heard of ImprovAcadia until our visit last week... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Meggan M
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Halifax, Canada
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We offer fully improvised comedy shows six to seven nights a week during the season. We feature a cast of professional improvisers from Chicago and Maine. See the performers create a hilarious show using only your suggestions and their quick wits! Call to get show times and to make a reservation. Full bar, light snacks and desserts available. First show of every night is family friendly. Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Hours Today: 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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15 Cottage St, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1885
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+1 207-288-2503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went to Improv Acadia after a recommendation from a friend and I am SO glad we did! What an incredible evening seeing amazing talent take audience suggestions and whip up something from seemingly nothing. Songs and laughter filled the club as...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We have been to Bar Harbor many times but hadn't heard of ImprovAcadia until our visit last week and what a hidden gem! Honestly there should be more advertising in town so people can have the pleasure of going! It was end of season so...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Yes yes yes yes! My husband and I were in Bar Harbor for the last two days of our honeymoon and this came highly recommended to us by a friend who had been there! We are so glad - it was a highlight of things...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

We have been coming to Bar Harbor for nine years now and ImprovAcadia has become a regular stop on all of our visits. On our most recent trip, we attended their shows for four of the six nights we were in town! In our opinion,...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a fun nighttime activity in Bar Harbor. The actors were talented and engaging and the skits ranged from humorous to outrageously funny. Some reviewers seem to have held unreasonably lofty expectations. It's not like you are paying $100 a seat for famous comedians,...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

I went into this with high expectations based off of the reviews and I have to say I came out a little disappointed. For $18 a piece I expected a little more in the way of service. First the room is tiny, much smaller than...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We made reservations for this show based on Trip Advisor reviews. There is not a lot of late night entertainment on Bar Harbor, so the comedy club seemed to be good choice for entertainment. It is a small theatre on the second floor and you...More

Thank lynn s
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

This was a first for our children, ages 9 and 10. They absolutely loved the show and begged to go back again. The humor was a bit over their head at times, which is to be expected. However, even when they didn't quite understand the...More

Thank Kelsey L
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We have been every year we visit MDI and drive from SW Harbor to see it. Which is a big night out for us while on vacation. :) Some casts are stronger than others but we LOVE it every single year. This summer we went...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We have been to the famous Second City comedy club in Chicago several times and the actors in this troupe were just as good. I would absolutely return on a second visit.

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Gaildale
July 2, 2016|
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Response from LEONARD O | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for children 10 and under. They accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express
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bcd62
September 16, 2015|
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Response from ImprovAcadia | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do have shows at that time. We're closed on Monday, 10/12. On Tuesday and Wednesday, 10/13 and 10/14 we have one show at 8pm. Thanks, hope to see you at ImprovAcadia.
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Gary P
July 29, 2015|
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Response from ImprovAcadia | Property representative |
Hi, On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4th and 5th we'll have two shows at 8 and 10pm. On Sunday, 9/6 we have one show at 8pm and we're closed on Labor Day Monday, 9/7. We take reservations to hold seats. You pay when you arrive... More
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