Laugh together at home.

We’re presenting more online streaming comedy than ever before. Instead of searching around for how to watch the latest show, you can now just head over to our new /live page. Refresh the page at the time of the show and like magic, the YouTube Live feed will be right there on the page — or if the show’s on Twitch, we’ll tell you how to get there.

Check out our list of upcoming events, and get ready for /live comedy!

Arcade shirts now online!

Thanks to our partners at Ink Division in Braddock, PA, you can order Arcade merch online and have it shipped right to your front door! Order a new t-shirt or one of our trendy Arcade masks — every purchase supports Arcade!

Arcade Gift Certificates

Give the gift of comedy this holiday season!

Share Arcade Comedy Theater with your friends and family by giving them a ticket they can use for an upcoming show or class — this includes any of our ticketed streaming shows and online workshops. The gift certificates don’t expire, so if you order some now you can use them when we re-open!

Join the team

Arcade Comedy Theater is thrilled to announce that through the generosity of Pittsburgh’s Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise and the Arts | Equity | Reimagined Fund, we are hiring! The Manager of New Programming is a part-time, independent contractor position funded for one year (with possibility for extension) that will work with Arcade’s artistic staff.

Thank you, Pittsburgh!

Arcade Comedy Theater, and many of the shows we present, is proud to have been recognized by the readers of Pittsburgh City Paper in a number of categories this year’s Best of Pittsburgh poll.

  • 2nd Place Best Local Theatre Company: Arcade Comedy Theater
  • 2nd Place Best Local Comedy Troupe: Penny Arcade
  • 3rd Place Best Local Comedy Troupe: Knights of the Arcade
  • 3rd Place Best Livestream Theater Performance: Dial-Up: Improvised Zoom Calls with the Frances Bros.
  • 3rd Place Best Children’s Party Entertainer: Penny Arcade

Thank you for your continued support!

Reignite your creativity!

Arcade Academy is offering online and in-person opportunities to try out some improv, freshen up your comedy skills, and just have some fun. More workshops and classes added all of the time.

Coming up: November & December Workshops

Online workshops from guest artists

This fall, Arcade Academy is offering online improv workshops for beginners and advanced players! Featuring special guest teaching artists from around the country — now is the perfect time to have some fun and elevate your improv skills.

Keep Pittsburgh’s non-profit home for comedy open in your hearts!

Show some love for Arcade Comedy Theater during its shutdown due to COVID-19 by donating to our Arcade at Home fundraiser.

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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.

COVID-19 Updates

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arcade Comedy Theater has postponed or cancelled all shows in our theater at 943 Liberty Avenue.