Upcoming Shows

Arcade Improv Jam

Sunday, October 17 at 7:00PM

Sunday nights, join us downtown for fun, laid-back improv comedy jams! Improvisers of all skill levels are welcome to sign up to play, and audience members are invited to sit back and enjoy a night of theater inspired by their suggestions. The improv jams feature primarily long-form montages, but may also include some short form games.

Tickets Pay as You Wish (suggested $5) | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

Friday Nite Improvs: Halloween-prov

Friday, October 22 at 9:00PM

FNI comes to life in time for Halloween, bringing its trademark “all audience participation” format. Performance is NOT required, but there is no set cast for this show. With “Whose Line is it Anyway” style-games that are clearly explained and extremely fun to jump into (and likely a few skilled performers around to support you), anyone can give improv a try!

Tickets $12

Pittsburgh's Drunken History Walking Tours

Saturday, October 23 at 1, 2, and 3:00PM

Come and explore the Penn Ave corridor while learning about Pittsburgh’s Drunken History with Arcade Comedy Theater’s comedy walking tour! This interactive show is a fun and unique experience for all ages to enjoy — and the first of its kind for Arcade!

The tour runs approximately 45 minutes and is entirely outdoors (approximately 6 city blocks).

Tickets $20 per person, children under 5 are free

Knights of the Arcade

Saturday, October 23 at 9:00PM

Knights of the Arcade is a live Dungeons & Dragons game played on stage by comedians, improvisers, and tried-and-true geeks. Every month, the Knights embark on an epic quest built entirely from audience suggestions. With special guests, video-projected dice, and a lively audience cheering along with every Critical Hit, Knights of the Arcade is unlike any show in the Burgh. They show was recently voted “2021 Best Comedy Troupe” by the readers of Pittsburgh City Paper.

Tickets $15 | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

Arcade Improv Jam

Sunday, October 24 at 7:00PM

unday nights, join us downtown for fun, laid-back improv comedy jams! Improvisers of all skill levels are welcome to sign up to play, and audience members are invited to sit back and enjoy a night of theater inspired by their suggestions. The improv jams feature primarily long-form montages, but may also include some short form games.

Tickets Pay as You Wish (suggested $5) | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

28 Online Shows Later: A Halloween Variety Show

Friday, October 29 at 8:00PM

Improv team Select Start will crawl from their coffins to bring you sketchy stories to tell in the dark this Ha-Ha-Halloween. Wear your finest witch hat, fairy wings, or vampire cape for some laughs and screams at this variety show featuring spooky sketch and ghoulish improv.

Select Start features Bev Conrique, Sean Cooper, Steve Deutsch, Sean Hunt, Erica Larson, Christa Lerch, Brendan Macdonald, Sarah Morgan, Christina Powers, Morgan Shulski, Meaza Solomon, and Ethan Tuxill. Coached by Beth Geatches.

Tickets $15 | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

The Multiverse: Sketch Comedy Show

Saturday, October 30 at 8:00PM

Join us for a spooky voyage into The Multiverse! This show features original sketch comedy that will chill you to the funny bone. Opening set by short form improv team Game Shark.

Tickets $15 | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

The Latchkey Kids: Primetime Halloween Special

Saturday, October 30 at 10:00PM

The Latchkey Kids are here with their first show inside Arcade Comedy Theater, and wouldn’t you know it, it’s a Primetime Halloween Special! Join us for a variety show featuring improv, live music, and videos from those wonderfully horrible 90s. And 80s. And maybe some like early 2000s. But nothing after 2002. We do have integrity.

The Latchkey Kids were voted one of the Best Comedy Troupes of 2021 by Pittsburgh City Paper. Our parents are so proud, but they do wish we wouldn’t curse so much.

Tickets $15 | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

The Golden Gays NYC in "Thank Yule for Being a Friend"

December 1 at 6:00PM & 8:30PM

Arcade Comedy Theater welcomes back The Golden Gays NYC for a brand new holiday-themed musical comedy extravaganza. The Golden Gays NYC stars Jason B. Schmidt (as The Dorothy), Andy Crosten (as The Blanche), and Gerry Mastrolia (as The Rose) along with Musical Director Mason Griffin. Featuring the creative team of Anthony Giorgio-Schmidt and Darlene Rae Heller. A musical adventure, their shows consist of live singing and dancing, along with hilarious sketches from the television show’s most memorable moments.
Tickets $30-50 | Ages 12+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

Comedian Joe Kwaczala

December 23 at 8:00PM

Arcade Comedy Theater and Drusky Entertainment welcome back comedian Joe Kwaczala back to Pittsburgh for a one-night-only headlining performance. He’s joined by feature comedian Danny Palumbo.
Tickets $20 at EventBrite | Ages 16+ | Indoors at Arcade Comedy Theater (read our Health & Safety Policy)

Comedy Walking Tours!

Pittsburgh’s Drunken History

Saturday, October 23
Tours at 1PM, 2PM, 3PM

Come and explore the Penn Ave corridor while learning about Pittsburgh’s Drunken History with Arcade Comedy Theater’s comedy walking tour! This interactive show is a fun and unique experience for all ages to enjoy — and the first of its kind for Arcade!

The tour runs approximately 45 minutes and is entirely outdoors (approximately 6 city blocks).

Tickets $20 per person, children under 5 are free

BYOB Returning Nov. 5 2021

The option for Arcade patrons to BYOB has been paused in order to support our current COVID-19 health & safety measures. Guests who bring their own beer and wine are asked to leave their items at the box office to pick up post-show. We plan to reinstate the option for patrons to BYOB in November, while continuing to observe and monitor public health information. We appreciate your understanding!

Arcade Comedy Theater /live

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Upcoming online shows

Here’s a list of upcoming shows presented or produced by Arcade Comedy Theater and available to stream online.

Thursday, September 16th at 9PM ET on YouTube

The Originals: Improv Comedy Showcase