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“Nice for a change”
Review of Theatre 99

Theatre 99
Ranked #3 of 50 Nightlife in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed May 9, 2013

Very funny. Love the fact that it new and refreshing as opposed to someone just up standing on stage giving their spiel. The get ideas from the audience and run with it.

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Saw an ad for the comedy show & decided to try it. They were sold out, but after 7 pm you could check for extra tickets. Luckily for us, there were seats still available. The first part of the show with the audience participation was our favorite. The cast members were really funny & quick-witted. We laughed out loud. The theatre area is small but the acoustics are very good. I don't hear very well, but could understand almost all of what was being said. At only $10 a ticket, this was a great deal, Lots of laughs & entertainment!

1  Thank Karen S
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Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Go, you won't be sorry. The best 5 bucks you will spend all year. They are funny, witty, and extremely friendly. Go support the local improve club.

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Reviewed March 23, 2013

Im sorry to say, but in my opinion this was typical vulgar childlike attempt at comedy. There were few funny lines in their improvisational skits. They tried regularly to do the usual low class thing and fill in the weakness with comments about mens and womens' genitals, the sex act or bodily elimination functions. Overall: Grade D. I would not waste my money on this puerile attempt at entertainment. Its sad watching grown men and women talking like like middle school aged bratty children. Much of the young audience plied with much alcohol was understandably laughing a lot. patron: Washington DC March 2013

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Reviewed March 7, 2013

I went with a group of friends to this place. I had been wanting to go for a couple months. We saw the founders, The Have Nots, perform an improv show. It was amazing. They made jokes appropriately, they got the audience involved, and it was only $12.50/person!

They also have a bar, so that was a nice surprise, The place is small, but it works well. The seats are comfortable, you have some space for your legs, they lean bag, and it was just very enjoyable. Definitely going again! SOON!

2  Thank Kelly M
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