FEBRUARY 12-14, 2016
Arcade Comedy Theater Celebrates 3 Years of Comedy
in Downtown Pittsburgh
We’re celebrating three awesome years of comedy and creativity in the Cultural District with a weekend jam-packed with performances from local artists. Variety is the name of the game: we’ve got shortform improv, music, longform improv, magic, stand-up and more all weekend long — including an all-ages kids matinee!
You can find full listings for each show below, as well as links to buy tickets! Proceeds from this weekend are going directly to help the Arcade’s non-profit mission of making comedy accessible and affordable for all audiences.
Get the Weekend Package & Save Money!
Buy an Anniversary Weekend Package for $50, and get a ticket to all of our evening shows! That includes Friday at 8PM & 10PM, Saturday at 6PM, 8PM, and 10PM, and Bonus Stage on Sunday. You’ll save over $20, and you’ll get free BYOB to all of the shows.
And if you can’t make one of the shows, just give your ticket to a friend! They’re transferrable!
Friday, Feb 12 @ 8pm
Arcade Comedy Theater is kicking off its Anniversary Weekend with a headlining performance from PLAYER ONE, the theater’s original improv troupe. Since the Arcade’s debut in 2013, Player One has been headlining big events all around the city, including playing at the O’Reilly Theater, the Cabaret at Theater Square, and alongside Second City touring companies. Player One is fast, hilarious short-form improv comedy from some of the most experienced performers in Pittsburgh.
Friday, Feb 12 @ 10pm
Celebrate the 3-Year Anniversary of Arcade Comedy Theater with a special edition of Comic Wars, hosted by Aaron Kleiber (Gotham Comedy Live, Q92 FM, The Improv)! Featuring two teams of all-star Pittsburgh comics, including Mike Wysocki (Q92 Morning Show), Ed Bailey (Drinking Partners), Mike Sasson (Q92 Morning Show), Shannon Norman (Blue Light Special & Q92), Sean Collier (DVE Morning Show), and Holly Price (The Improv).
Saturday, Feb 13 @ 1pm
Penny Arcade: All Ages Comedy Show
A matinee performance of Penny Arcade, the theater’s interactive improv show designed for kids K-6. Children are invited to stretch their imaginations and collaborate on crafting projects, which later inspire improvisers in a series of short-form games. This weekend, the show has a special Valentine’s Day theme for kids to enjoy!
Saturday, Feb 13 @ 6pm
Over the past year, Arcade started a brand new weekly show made for new, experimental comedy: Beta Stage! Each week, students, independent teams, and old pros get together to try something different or new. This week, the Arcade presents an hour of musical improv!
Saturday, Feb 13 @ 8pm
Arcade Hootenanny with Rick Sebak
Pittsburgh storyteller and WQED documentarian Rick Sebak returns to the Arcade, this time for a full two-act comedy show! He’ll be sharing true tales to inspire improv scenes performed by a cast of all-stars from the Arcade community.
Saturday, Feb 13 @ 10pm
Magician Lee Terbosic
Celebrate 3 years of Arcade Comedy Theater with a hip night of comedy. Our late show on Saturday night will feature a live band, an improvised lounge act with Missy Moreno & Nick Stamatakis, and a headlining magic & comedy set by the nationally-known Lee Terbosic.
Sunday, Feb 14 @ 7pm
We’re ending the weekend with a special Valentine’s Day Bonus Stage!
Anniversary Kick-Off Happy Hour
Franktuary in Market Square
Thursday Feb 11 @ 5:30-7:30
$5 donation at the door
Join us between 5:30-7:30pm for a special happy hour to kick off our Arcade Anniversary weekend! There’ll be special raffle prizes, Arcade swag to buy, and special drink & food prices. A portion of all drinks & food you buy at Franktuary is donated back to the Arcade!
Mingle, laugh, and raise a glass to your favorite theater dedicated to all things comedy.