Shows every weekend!

Laugh every weekend at the Arcade! Check out our show schedule for all of the latest improv, stand-up, sketch comedy, and variety shows happening at our theater. Our evening shows are BYOB and super fun. We even have daytime stuff, like family-friendly walking tours on most weekends!

You can do this too!

Arcade Academy offers 8-week classes where anyone can hop up on stage and learn the art of comedy. Gain confidence and have fun in a safe and welcoming environment in the heart of the Cultural District. Classes are offered in sessions throughout the year.

Comedy Walking Tours

There’s just a few more weeks left to learn all about Pittsburgh’s Drunken History. Sign up to take our family-friendly walking tour on weekend afternoons!

Calling all writers and actors

Arcade Comedy Theater is now accepting sketch comedy scripts for a brand new theatrical production of Sketchville! Learn more about how you can send us your script or audition to be in the ensemble.

Find the joy of comedy

Arcade Academy is offering a brand new session of improv and stand-up comedy classes starting in January 2022. A great way to freshen up your comedy skills, engage with a vibrant and welcoming community, and just have some fun.

Starting in October

Classes are on sale now for our upcoming fall session. Try something new or go deeper with your skills with a brand new 8-week comedy class. Space is limited!

Comedy Walking Tours

Arcade Comedy Theater’s original comedy walking tour is back for a new season! Join us downtown on Saturdays and Sundays for a fun, interactive and family-friendly walking tour filled with pirates, revolutionaries, and gangsters — all as we learn about Pittsburgh’s boozy history.

Sketch Comedy Submissions

Call all comedy writers! Arcade’s fall production is a sketch comedy revue, and we are now accepting new sketch submissions for consideration. Learn more about the process as we create a brand new theatrical show from scratch. Deadline to submit is October 1.

Event Calendar

Every weekend we present brand new improv, stand-up and sketch shows. Tickets now on sale for shows in April and beyond.

Save the Date! 

Arcade Comedy Theater is excited to announce the 6th Annual Silent But Funny Silent Auction. We are working hard behind the scenes to curate exciting items and experiences. 


Stay tuned for more information. 





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COVID-19 Updates

Health & Safety Guidelines

Arcade Comedy Theater is welcoming back audiences in a safe and responsible way. All guests, staff, and artists will be following the guidelines outlined on our Health & Safety page.