Happy Birthday EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH Improv, 20 years Times Square NYC


Come celebrate 20 years of NYC Sketch and Improv Comedy with Live shows featuring co founders Walt Frasier and Laurice Fattal, Monday 12/26, Thursday 12/29 and Sunday 1/1, featuring Amelia Fowler, Ilan Kaplan and Nick Nieves. EMAIL for more information regarding group sales, private event booking, shows, classes, auditions and more.

“Our brand is Laughter and Joy,” Santa (Walt Frasier)

Santa and Mrs. C discuss 20 years of NYC event entertainment and off-Broadway comedy shows.

20 yeats, 7500+ Shows, priceless experience

In the wake of the horrors of 9/11/2001, Walt and Laurice realized they moved to New York City to be actors, not waiters. After a year plus of touring and regional low paying non union plays and musicals, Laurice suggested a NYC showcase to get the attention of agents and casting directors for TV/Film work.

The first show called EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH was performed on Restaurant Row. By March 2003, they were performing weekly shows in Times Square and monthly live webcasts (long before Youtube). In 2004, the show started weekly performances at the NY Improv. 2006, 8 Improv moved to the NYC Laugh Factory. 2009 the cast officially became an off Broadway under AGVA union contracts. Since 2011, the show has called the Broadway Comedy Club home, opening their NYC comedy school, hosting corporate and student groups almost daily private events.

Even during Pandemic the couple and company persevered moving Shows and classes online for 14 months.


We are busier than ever, offering Improv Comedy Shows and Classes, hosting a variety of Indy Teams under the New York Improv Theater banner, touring nationwide schools, theaters and corporate/private events.

Thank you to all our amazingly talented cast mates over the years, our clients and fans that return year agter year, and our students that make us laugh every day. YOUR are the family we chose, that chose us. YOU make our lives fulfilled. YOU are the real success story and inspire our continued tenacity.

Starting 1/7 we are back to our weekly Saturday schedule:

  • 10am Comedy 4 Kids/Teens
  • 12pm Laughter Starts Here Improv Jam for Adults (16+ Welcome)
  • 3pm Off Broadway Show

Sundays Starting 1/8

  • 11:30am Advanced Improv Comedy with Ilan Kaplan
  • 3pm Sunday Afternoons: Every week a variety of Indy Teams (Improv & Sketch Comedy), Stand Up Comedy and music
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