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National Comedy Theatre

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We visited on a Saturday in March for the early show (730p). Very small theater but was pretty... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Teresa C
Salem, Connecticut
Fun Time!

Perfect stop off for those looking for something unique. The NTC troupe provided a great evenign... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hopkinton, New Hampshire
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The National Comedy Theatre is San Diego's nationally acclaimed improv comedy show and the longest running show in the history of the city. Performances every Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30...more
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3717 India St, San Diego, CA 92103-3727
+1 619-295-4999
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on a Saturday in March for the early show (730p). Very small theater but was pretty full.The show is family fun. Very clean entertainment. Nice laughs and a friendly audience. They expect a good deal of audience participation so be ready for it....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect stop off for those looking for something unique. The NTC troupe provided a great evenign out that was funny and interactive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ESWheeler613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its a small theater so you are always close. The actors are split into teams for a competition. They do a lot of charade type things and are very quick in figuring things out. All clean comedy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank xsteves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable experience, entertaining, a few hearty guffaws but not as many as expected. Clean humor, well acted. Would come again!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Momtravelerof6
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to NCT for laughs for over 5 years and are never disappointed. Good for ages 10 and up. We go there on dates, family events, birthday parties, etc. Don’t miss a chance to go!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 321juliets
Reviewed August 13, 2018

For the money, this PG-whatever-the-youngest-person-in-the-crowd improv experience is a real bargain and a fun time for most any age group. The first time I went with my son and his friend, both 15, to the 7:30 pm Saturday Improv show and could not have had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kenhallinan1
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Went on a Sunday night. Nice, clean, extremely entertaining Improv performance. Had such a nice time and the performers were really talented and made sure to get the audience very involved in the show. Will definitely be back here the next time I visit San...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had time after dinner so we thought we'd take in one of their improv shows tonight. Great MC and talented cast made for a lot of fun 75 minutes!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sid k
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The first half was great. They picked a couple out of the audience, asked some questions, and re-enacted their courtship in a truly hilarious manner. So quick and funny. And clean. The second half also involved a couple from the audience but it lagged a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Keilani L
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This place always is a good time! Impromptu comedy at its finest. Every show is different. The comedians are quick witted with audience participation. The later shows are adult humor. But the earlier show keep it clean and are great family fun. Stop into the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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November 17, 2017|
Response from NCTSD | Property representative |
Hi - We reserve seats together for all large parties of 8 or more, so that will happen automatically. Just try to arrive at least 15 minutes before showtime, so that we can get you to your reserved seats, to make it all run... More
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October 14, 2017|
Response from NCTSD | Property representative |
Tickets to the Mainstage show are $18/adults and $14/students and seniors.
June 18, 2017|
Response from NCTSD | Property representative |
Hi - The shows run about 100 minutes or so in length. The 7:30 show is typically out by 9:15 and the 9:45 show is typically out by 11:30.