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. 

Arcade's First Musical!

Now playing through Sept 21!

Arcade presents the madcap, pop-musical written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio and directed by Don DiGiulio. You can catch it every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 9PM until Sept 21!

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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?

Registration is open now for our next session in October.

We've got workshops, too

Arcade offers workshops taught by national comedic artists as well as focused deep-dives by our very own instructors. Whether you’re looking to hone a specific skill or learn a new approach, there are plenty of opportunities this fall!

Check out our upcoming workshops in stand-up, sketch writing, and improv (more added all the time).

Kids Comedy Matinees

Penny Arcade is a comedy show designed for kids ages 5-12 years old, but fun for all ages. Performed on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays every month at 1PM, it’s the city’s only kid-centric improvised comedy show. Tickets start at just $5! 

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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