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Special Events


Competitive Comedy

EVERY Friday & Saturday Night at 7:30 & 9:45pm
$14 Adults, $12 Students, Seniors, Military ALL AGES


A hilarious, spontaneous and interactive comedy show where YOU (the Audience) shout suggestions, pick games and decide which team will win!


$2 OFF with Food Drive Discount

at EVERY Show through December 28th
(only show excluded is the New Years Eve Extravaganza)


Donations of non-perishable food items will benefit United Food Bank. To apply the discount online use promo code FOOD at and don't forget to bring your donation!



Thursday Decmber 18th at 7:30pm, $8 or FREE with Toy Donation

25th Anniversary Screening with Special Guests AZ Ghostbusters

Followed by Educating [Geeks] Podcast LIVE

...Followed by Geekly Phoenix Holiday After Party, more screenings- games and prizes



Is there something strange in the neighborhood? Who ya gonna call? Enjoy the laughs and warm holiday cheer with our December First Time Film Club selection, Ghostbusters 2. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and the gang are all back for more supernatural fun. The Ghostbusters are back, but watch out because Vigo the Carpathian and his massive river of pink ectoplasm are sure to cause some trouble!


The AZ Ghostbusters are joining us with life size Vigo painting & the ECTO ONE for photo ops!

There will be raffle items for charity as well as trivia & prizes.


Stick around after the show for a live podcast with Educating [Geeks]. Geek hosts sit down with NCT's SuperFan & First Timer for a hilarious discussion of the film!


Then CONTINUE to stick around for Geekly Phoenix's Holiday After Party. There will be surprise screenings, games and more prizes to win!


Make reservation online at use promo code TOYS if you plan on brining a donation. All toys and raffle funds will benefit

Competitive Comedy Christmas

Friday 12/19  & Saturday 12/20 at 7:30pm & 9:45pm
All Ages, $12- $14 and save $2 with donation of non-perishable food items


What better way to celebrate Christmas than with some Competitive Comedy? Bring the whole family to this all ages comedy show and laugh till your belly shakes like a bowl full of jelly! YOU (The Audience) get to challenge the performers, shout out suggestions and, ultimately, decide which team of comedians is the funniest! Special Christmas games, scenes and surprises make this a special event, bring the whole family- we will entertain them so that YOU don’t have to!

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The New Years Eve Comedy Extravaganza

Wednesday December 31st, $29
All Ages, Begins at 9:30pm and ends in 2015!


Comedy! Cake! Champagne! Laugh & toast your way into 2015 at the New Years Eve Comedy Extravaganza at National Comedy Theatre. Start the evening with hilarious Competitive Comedy where National Comedy Theatre’s award winning teams of comedians will go head to head in spontaneous comedy games and scenes. Stick around after the show for delicious deserts and mingle with the cast as we count down to midnight with our Champagne and Cider toast!


This event SELLS OUT every year, so get your tickets early! Seating will be arranged on a first come, first served basis. If you have particular seating requests please call 602-374-5638 when you set up your reservation.

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Level 1 Improv Comedy Class

Begins Tuesday January 6th, meets each Tuesday 7:00pm
$175 class fee
, 6 week session


The National Comedy Theatre Improv Comedy Classes are a a fun, unique way to sharpen your wits and your performance skills. You will learn the techniques used by the professional improvisers and comedians at National Comedy Theatre. Classes are kept small so that you are guaranteed stage time and one-on-one instructor feedback.

In National Comedy Theatre's Level 1 Improv Comedy Class you will learn the same improv comedy games and concepts seen on stage at our weekly Competitive Comedy Shows.


To register call or email National Comedy Theatre 602-374-5638,

Level 1 is intended for participants 18 & older.


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Spoof N Cinema: The Amazing Adventure

Thursday  January 29th 7:30pm $8


Like Rifftrax, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 or Whose Line is it ANyway? If so, Spoof N Cinema is for you!


In The Amazing Adventure (1936) a bored millionaire wagers that he can support himself at a working class job for year without touching his inheritance. At Spoof N Cinema we turn this Cary Grant adventure inside out with new dialogue, sound effects, plot twists and more!


Trivia and Prizes following the movie provided by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange.


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NCT in the News...

AZ RepublicKevin McDonald visits National Comedy Theatre! See the Video!


The High School Improv League is featured in the East Valley Tribune

National Comedy Theatre is the 2011 Readers Choice for Best of Phoenix for best Stand Up, Sketch or Improv Comedy in's poll! Our second Best of Phoenix title!

National Comedy Theatre wins Best of the East Valley in the East Valley Tribune's Readers Poll!

NCT in the Arizona Republic! If you missed this article, read it online by clicking here.