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Monkey Business Institute

Closed Now: 7:15 PM - 9:30 PM
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Great Time!

Based on previous reviews my wife and I decidedly to catch a show. It so happened to be the “Kelly... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
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A must see in Madison!

This is a great way to spend time on a rainy or super humid night! Very funny improv! They have... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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Every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, Monkey Business Institute creates unique performances at the Glass Nickel Pizza East - 2916 Atwood Ave. We craft spur-of-the-moment, seat-of-the-pants improv comedy by mixing audience suggestions, decades of...more
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Glass Nickel Pizza Co., 2916 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704-5802
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Based on previous reviews my wife and I decidedly to catch a show. It so happened to be the “Kelly Maxwell Birthday Bash!” The night was themed around one of the cast member’s birthday. The show was structured around a variety of improv games. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brad K, Owner at Monkey Business Institute, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review! It's great that you got to see such a special show. We appreciate that kind words and your patronage. Sincerely, Brad Knight Owner - Monkey Business Institute

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to spend time on a rainy or super humid night! Very funny improv! They have two shows, a family show(all ages) and a not so family show. Housed in the basement of Glass Nickel Pizza on Atwood Ave, the team...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Visiting Madison and decided that we would check out the improv comedy show. It was fun. I enjoyed myself and would attend again if I am back int he area

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jen117213
Reviewed October 3, 2016

When in Madison, must check out the Monkey Business Institute. Housed in the basement of an Italian restaurant (had we known ahead of time we would of came in for dinner too) is a small club. If bringing friends, get tickets early so that you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Micki B
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Had a fantastic time and laughed for an 1 1/2 at this show! Reviews were really good for this show and indeed people were right. These performers are very talented and extremely funny! It is very inexpensive and well worth checking out. We will be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Went to the Adult show at 8PM with my husband and adult stepson. I am a big fan of Improv, but my guests had never been to anything like this. We all laughed till our sides hurt! Although we were from out of town, by...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the weekend in Madtown and attended the show Saturday night. We never been to an Improv show so we didn't know what to expect. The host of the show was awesome in explaining what the show was all about and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed June 11, 2016

After enjoying this all-age improv show a couple of years ago, we decided to treat our children and grandchildren and we all enjoyed every part of the 1 hour show and I would recommend it to anyone!! The show is performed in the lower level...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ellenm725
Brad K, Owner at Monkey Business Institute, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic support! We work hard to provide quality entertainment for everyone and you have made our day.

Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

It's improv. We saw the family friendly show. Cozy, and we were seated with a family. Menu was all American and reasonably priced. Improv artists were aspiring actors and actresses. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Laurence P
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Great people who are EXTREMELY talented. Made us feel at home and laughed until my ribs hurt. We will be back. Wish we lived closer. If ever in Madison check this group out!!!

Date of experience: October 2015
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