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“A fun outing”
Review of Firehouse Theater

Firehouse Theater
Ranked #1 of 4 Fun & Games in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Firehouse Theater has become RI's most award winning comedy and live performance spot with their house group, The Bit Players earning the title of "Best Comedy Night" and "Comedy Troupe of the Year" multiple times and various special events & shows throughout the year. Hilarious improv performances, modeled after the hit show "Whose Line is it Anyway" can be seen EVERY Friday at 8PM & Saturday at 8PM & 10PM ALL YEAR LONG. Plus, they offer additional show times in the summer along with classes, workshops, and private parties all year. Every show is BYOB! Coming for a special event? Let us know ahead of time and we will make the guest(s) of honor a special part of the show. We also offer private parties at the Firehouse. Didn't miss a moment of funny. Laugh More.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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203 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A fun outing”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Not too expensive and they provide coffee and pastry for intermission, they encourage BYOB and makes it a fun night out. Every seat is a good seat in thie small theatre, we went for an improv evening - would try it again.

Visited December 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun, inexpensive evening out”
Reviewed February 6, 2012

We were looking for something to do our first evening in Newport and ran across this theater on the Newport tourism website and decided to give it a try. Had a great time! An inexpensive date night...BYOB and found a discount mentioned on their website. Will definitely be back the next time we are in Newport.

Make reservations because the theater is small and sells out quickly!

Visited February 2012
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Newport, Rhode Island
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137 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2012

Just love the close atmosphere......and the local talent is great too

Visited August 2011
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112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Improve for Family”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

We were in Newport last week and noticed a mid-week family improve show. Though they said they were full, we called back and they were able to squeeze us in. The theater is a fun place, and improv was good. Nice neighborhood to explore as well. Would definitely go back when in Newport.

Visited December 2011
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Nyack, NY
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“improv and BYOB-what could be better!”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

There is an improv on weekends at the firehouse theatre. It is fun, entertaining and inexpensive. 2 hours of laughs for about $15. You can bring your own beer and wine(unsure about liquor) and they even supply can openers and cups if you don't have any. They have a rotating group of fun, imaginative players to perform. My husband can be cynical and I love watching him get involved! It's a hidden gem to go and see them!

Visited October 2011
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