Improv, stand-up, & sketch comedy shows added all of the time!

Pittsburgh’s Only Non-Profit Comedy Theater

Arcade Comedy Theater, founded in 2013, is dedicated to making the Pittsburgh community better through comedy. We feature at least six shows every weekend, comedy classes, family shows, and special events. Plus, we’re BYOB, have free video games in the lobby, and our theaters are accessible.

Most importantly: we’re really funny. 

"A f***king X-mas play for grown-ups!"

December 6 – 21
Fridays & Saturdays at 10pm

Arcade Comedy Theater presents Anthony Neilson’s naughty dark comedy “The Night Before Christmas,” directed by Jethro Nolen.

2020 New Year's Eve Party!

December 31, 10:30PM – JAN 1, 2AM

Ring in the new year in style, with our 70s-themed New Year’s party!
Featuring a live show, games, drinks, and a toast at midnight!

Kids Comedy Shows

Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, our award-winning family show Penny Arcade takes the stage! Designed for kids 4-11, but fun for every age, this show gets kids drawing, writing, and collaborating and then turns their ideas into improv comedy. Tickets start at just $5.


Each month, two of our shows have 25 tickets available for just $2.50 each, all in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD!). See what’s coming up next!

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Try a comedy class

Spend three hours a night having fun, being goofy, and meeting new people. Arcade Comedy Theater’s classes in improv, stand-up, and sketch writing are the perfect release after a long day doing… stuff other than comedy! What are you waiting for?

Classes for January 2020 will be on sale the week of Thanksgiving! 

NEW: Arcade Diversity Scholarship

We’re now accepting applications for our new Arcade Diversity Scholarship, which provides an opportunity for underrepresented voices in Pittsburgh to learn, practice, and perform comedy on the Arcade stage.

The application deadline is December 1, with recipients being announced by the 15th.

Comedy grows communities.

Donate Today to the Arcade

Arcade Comedy Theater is Pittsburgh’s only non-profit theater dedicated to comedy, and every dollar you give helps the community stay a positive, funny place. All funds will be used to continue our Arcade Upgrade, enabling us to expand our programming, create more opportunities for a wider range of artists, and continue to keep ticket prices affordable for everyone in Pittsburgh. Thank you again, from all of us at Arcade Comedy Theater.

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