Live comedy shows every week

Improv, stand-up, sketch and more


Drop in and see dynamic, creative, and hilarious comedy shows Thursday through Saturday. Guests can BYOB or grab a drink in our lounge. It’s the perfect night out in the Cultural District.


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Special events

Take a look at some of the larger comedy shows happening in the next few weeks at our theater!

Find the joy of comedy

Arcade Academy offers a brand new session of improv and stand-up comedy classes every 8-10 weeks. A great way to freshen up your comedy skills, engage with a vibrant and welcoming community, and just have some fun.

Last session of 2023 on sale now!

We’ll be offering one more session starting in October. Try something new or go deeper with your skills with a brand new 8-week comedy class. Internships are also available. Space is limited!

BIPOC Improv Master Class

Arcade Academy presents Blue Cavell-Allette and Tashika Campbell for a special 1-day improv workshop and performance next Saturday, September 23.

Arcade Comedy Theater is Pittsburgh’s ONLY non-profit home dedicated to the art of comedy!

Arcade Comedy Theater has dynamic shows every weekend. We can’t do it without you! Your support of Arcade enables us to bring quality laughter to our community all year long. 

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