New York Improv Theater’s signature off-Broadway interactive musical comedy show presents original skits and songs improvised based on audience suggestions and participation live from Times Square NYC.
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- WHERE: NEW YORK IMPROV THEATER at the Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
- GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS: $25 plus a one drink minimum
- VIP SEATING: $50 included best seats in the house AND a drink (Tax/Tip included)
NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE REQUIRED for VIP guests.
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Our goal is to spread laughter, not viral loads. Our greatest concern is the safety of our artists, staff, students, fans, family and friends. We are strictly following NYC regulations regarding masks and vaccines. We are also limiting sales to 50% capacity to every show. Come be a part of the show and share in the responsibility to each other to keep everyone safe and healthy.
Since 2002 the troupe has delivered 7000+ shows to audiences Nationwide with their unique brand of fast paced, quick witted short form improvisation.
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Think Theater Sports (Comedy Sportz/Whose Line Is It Anyway) but more of an Off-Broadway Musical Sketch Comedy Revue (For example: “Forbidden Broadway”, “Newsical”, “I Love You, Your Perfect, Now Change”) with flavors of MTV & Comedy Central.
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ADDITIONAL SHOWS AT THE CLUB
- Live comedy seven nights a week at 9pm featuring top NYC headliners from Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more. Click here for tickets. There is a two drink minimum per guest. Weekend shows sell out days in advance. Buy early. First come first serve searing so arrive at the club 30-45 minutes before showtime.
Check links in the menu above. In addition to our professional line-ups, we now have Indy Team Showcases, Teen Comedy Showcases and Partner with the Broadway Comedy Club and others to bring you the best Stand-Up Comedy in NYC.
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EMAIL you personal or team bio, photo and links to be considered for upcoming auditions, jam sessions and indy team showcases.
New York Improv Theater includes professional training in Improv, Stand-Up and Sketch Comedy plus programs for kids and teens. Check links in menu for the most up to date public offering. EMAIL us for rates and dates regarding private programing.
Every show features top EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH vets (featured below) and special guests from stage and screen.
Executive Producer, Member since 2002, Laurice has worked in casting, directing, and writing with professional companies based out of NYC, MD and DC. Laurice has written and performed in dozens of sketch comedy digital shorts for LMAONYC. Other credits include the Indie short mockumentary: P.O.O.P: The Movie, Writer/Director of The Top 8 at Eight (original web series), Fox & Friends. Musicals/Operas: Amahl and the Night Visitors (Riverside Opera NYC), 27 Santa’s & and Elf Called Kevin, The Phantom Tollbooth – By Sheldon Harnick, The Lounge @ Under St. Marks. In addition to developing the concept for “Eight is NEVER Enough!”, she is thrilled to be the co-founder of “IMPROV 4 Kids!” and Bully Assemblies NY – both are outreach programs that currently tour K-12 schools.
Artistic Director, Member since 2002, International TV credits include Billions (CBS), Friends of the People (TruTV), Blue Bloods (CBS) Royal Pains (USA), Lilyhammer (NETFLIX),Naked Brothers Band (NICK), Fat Pants (Dr. Oz Promo), Late Night with David Letterman (9 eps), Hair Trauma (2 eps, WE). Walter is a New Yorker since 1997, but grew up in Maryland, getting his theatrical start in Washington DC area. Walter has also performed internationally in theater (mostly musicals), music and even Opera.
Member since 2009, Amelia is a native of Brooklyn, New York and proud to have performed in works like “POSE”, GLAAD award winning play “She Like Girls” and her one woman show “Flozetta” performed at HERE as part of the Downtown Urban Theater Festival. Amelia has also been seen in commercial spots for Cablevision, the History Channel, IFC, as well as comedy venues throughout the Northeast with her fellow cast mates of the improv troupes “Comedy Sportz-New York,” and “Eight is Never Enough.” She is also totally psyched about projects she is anxiously awaiting to be released like, “Are You Happy Now” and “The Many Saints of Newark”.
Member since 2009, TV/Film: 30 Rock, Law and Order, Gossip Girls, Fringe, Cupid, When in Rome.
This New York native is a graduate of Wagner College with a BA in Theatre Performance as well as Voice and Speech. Off Broadway: LMAO, Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell, The Gayest Christmas Pageant Ever. Off-Off Broadway: Lost Boys or an Awfully Big Adventure, JAR’D, Isabelle and the Pretty-Ugly Spell, Hollywood-Hollywood!, Booth! The Musical, Dickens Condensed. Regional Theatre: Shrek The Musical, Jekyll and Hyde, Seussical The Musical, A Wonderful Life, Grand Hotel, Into The Woods, James And The Giant Peach, The Wizard Of Oz, Harry Connick Jr’s The Happy Elf, Sleeping Beauty, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Touring Theatre: Improv4Kids, Charlotte’s Web, 1776, A Christmas Carol. Thank you to all for the love and support!
Member since 2010, Patrick is an actor, comedian, musician, and improviser in NYC. He can currently be seen as a host and improv comedian
at the Broadway Comedy Club for the Eight Is Never Enough and LMAO-NYC Interactive Comedy Shows as well as touring with their family friendly cousin, Improv 4 Kids. He is also an established improv teacher, having taught for the Comedy Hall Of Fame and independent residences throughout the five boroughs. As a sketch writer and performer his
work has been featured on Funny Or Die, College Humor, and the Absent Minded Comedy Show. He is a graduate of Salem State University and has studied improv, sketch-writing, stand-up, and screen writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The Peoples Improv Theatre, and The Annoyance Theater. Yes, and he would love to help you with your next
Member since 2011, Nathan has been seen in many productions, including recent tours of Phantom, Brigadoon, and Richard Sherman and Milt Larson’s new musical Pazzazz! Other regional credits include Buddy, the Buddy Holly Story, Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Big River, and Joseph… He is also on the soundtrack for the feature film Rock Slyde and has performed in venues worldwide, from the Hilton Hawaiian Village to festivals in the Czech Republic and Hungary. In addition to producing, Nathan has vast experience in corporate management and sales.
Member since 2012, TV: BroadCity (Comedy Central), Vinyl (HBO), Neil Patrick Harris Birthday Celebration
Original from North Wales, via a childhood in Oman, Thomas works internationally in TV, theater and music. He is a Max Fischer Award winning graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and has been performing with Eight is Never Enough since 2013. Notable projects as an actor include: appearing in the award-winning short film “The Boy Under the Piano” and the New York Times critically-acclaimed “A Girl Without Wings” (For which he also composed the score). He has been playing the guitar and the banjo since age ten, and his work as a musician is available online. As a writer, his work has been produced on three continents. He also workshops new plays with his theatre group ‘Ruffian Productions’ and writes reviews and editorials for OnStageBlog.com
MC, Teacher, Dance Instructor, Member since 2015
TV: Start-Up (SONY Crackle), Wrecked (TBS),
Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ivana has been acting since she was negative 12 months old Credits: Off-Broadway- Everything No One Should Know, Press Play. Puerto Rico: High School Musical, Diary of Anne Frank, El Condominio, and other spanish titled plays. Proud member of SAG-AFTRA. Pace University BFA. She would like to thank her family, friends, and El Pollo Mendez.