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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! Click HERE for tickets or call our box office: 602-374-5638

The Midnight Show

Saturday 1/31  at  11:45pm  $8        17+


National Comedy Theatre’s monthly foray into the uncensored & unknown goes down on the last Saturday of the month at 11:45 featuring uncensored, anything goes improv comedy. NO BROWN BAG FOUL at this unrated show, so audiences are limited to ages 17+


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The Pink Elephant Comedy Show

Thursday February 12th 7:30pm $8


Totally hilarious and spontaneous comedy for Valentines Day at NCT's Pink Elephant Comedy Show. What makes this show unique is that NCT's award winning improv comedians are squaring off head to head in a comedy competition where YOU (the Audience!) get to choose EVERY game!

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Valentines Shows

Friday Feb. 13 & Saturday Feb. 14 at 7:30pm & 9:45pm
$12- $14 ALL AGES


Two teams of top notch comedians square off in a hilarious and totally spontaneous comedy showdown featuring Valentines themed games and scenes you’ll only see once a year at the Valentines Day Comedy Show, including the NCT Rose Ceremony & Audience Pick Up Lines!


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Two Show Thursday

Thursday February 19 at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages


One night, TWO hilarious improv comedy shows! At Two Show Thursday, you get double the comedy. First up at this month’s show… the Thursday Night Troupe. TNT will have you rolling with their spontaneous, fast paced improv comedy and YOU (the Audience) will shout out suggestion for every game. Next up is uSpoof N Cinema Sneek Peek! See a 20-30 minute preview of Angel & the Badman with new, hilarious dialogue.


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And join us for Future Two Show Thursday events on March 19th and April 2nd & 16th.


Spoof N Cinema:Angel & the Badman

Thursday February 19 at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages


Spoof N Cinema takes this 1947 John Wayne flick and re-creates it as a hilarious comedy adventure! The award winning cast of National Comedy Theatre hits you with new dialogue, sound effects, plot twists and more!
The comedians are live, acting along with the movie right before your eyes. See John Wayne like you’ve never seen him before… funny!

Prizes and trivia follow the movie provided by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and National Comedy Theatre.

UHF (Weird Al Yankovic) 25th Anniversary Screenng

Thursday March 26th at 7:30pm $5 (PG-13)


Bring your favorite spatula…. It’s time for UHF!


Celebrate the 25th anniversary of UHF, the 1989 film debut of comedy rock satirist Weird Al Yankovic. George Newman (Yankovic) and his friend Bob take over Channel 62, a failing local TV station. George fills the broadcast day with bizarre programming, bringing the ratings up and turning Channel 62 into an overnight success. Soon, rival station CEO R.J. Fletcher threatens to sabotage Channel 62, and George must come up with a way to save it. UHF also stars Victoria Jackson, Emo Philips, and Fran Drescher.


Plus! Bring your finest Spatula for the Best Spatula contest and spin the Wheel of Fish for Prizes! AND, a LIVE podcast with Educating [Geeks] follows the screening, included with admission. Laugh along and even participate as the Educating [Geeks] crew hash out the best and worst moments of UHF along with your Geek Host, UHF Super Fan and our First Timer, who is seeing the movie for the very first time. Prizes provided by Bookmans & NCT.


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