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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

October is Halloween-ie at NCT!

Improv Uncensored and SPOOKY... 18+ Show

Thursday October 8th at 7:30pm,$8 Ages 18+


Come see the saucy side of National Comedy Theatre at the show with no Ref, no rules and no Brown Bag Foul... and no one under 18 admitted! The show on October 8th features a host of spooky and spontaneous Halloween themed improv & sketch comedy including: NCT LongForm Comedy Team, Heath & Krissy Get Killed and 80's Abridged... hilariously dramatic readings of your favorite terrible HORROR movies


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Instant Improv Class

Monthly Drop-In Workshops

Individual Drop-In Style Classes at NCT

Each class has a specific theme & focus. Take just one or take them all! Drop In classes are a great supplement to our 6 week improv comedy classes or an easy way to test the waters and see if this improv thing is for you!


Saturday October 10th
Guessing Games: the Magic behind the Mysteries
NCT’s improv teams use lots of guessing games in their shows on stage. Many times the audience will ask us… “HOW do you do it??” In this class, we unlock the mystery behind improvised guessing games!  


2:00pm- 4:00pm 
$25 pre-register $30 at the door (5 person minimum participation)
Skill Level: All Skill Levels Invited


Call 602-374-5638 or email for info & registration.
The next available Level 1 Improv Class begins November 24th.

TNT Improv & the Bucket of DOOM!!!

Thrursday October 15th 7:30pm $8 All Ages


October is ALL about the SPOOKY at National Coemdy Theater! October 15th NCT’s own TNT Improv players take on the unstoppable Bucket of DOOM! Shout suggestions, laugh along with the spontaneous comedy and maybe even take a chance at mastering the mystery of the Bucket of DOOM! This time, we’re including scenes and games you can ONLY catch at our October TNT show, so do not miss out!  


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Movie MashTerpiece Theatre: 90s Horror TV!

Thrursday October 22nd 7:30pm $8 All Ages


National Comedy Theatre’s Movie MashTerpiece Theater is back with some of the worst 90s horror TV of all time! Laugh along with the hilarious cast of improvisers as they create new dialogue LIVE as the movie plays!
This showing is All Ages, rated PG-13 


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The Spooky Elephant Show

Thrursday October 29th 7:30pm $8 All Ages


NCT is starting Halloween weekend off with a bang at the Spooky Elephant Show! This special showing includes 4 of your favorite NCT improvisers facing off in a head to head (to head to head) challenge to see who truly is the funniest! This show includes games you will only see at our October shows AND at the Spooky Elephant show YOU (the Audience) challenge the players for EVERY round… they have NO IDEA what you will throw at them! It’s the most spontaneous show possible!


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The Halloween Spooktacular!

Friday October 30th & Saturday October 31st at 7:30pm & 9:45pm $12-$14 All Ages


All of the Spooky good times at NCT during the month of October are leading up to this…the SpookTacular to end all SpookTaculars! The theatre itself gets in on the act with spooky décor and surprises at every turn. At the show, you will see games so spooky, so crazy, so dangerous that the cast of National Comedy Theatre can only bear to play them once a year! NCT invites the audience to come dressed up for the holiday, because at EVERY SpookTacular show there will be a costume contest and YOU (the Audience) will award an awesome prize pack to the best audience costume! The SpookTacular shows come but once a year, don’t miss out!


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Level 1: Beginning Improv (adults)

Begins Tuesday November 24th, 6 week class $175


Learn the mystery and the magic behind the same exciting improv games you see on the NCT stage. National Comedy Theatre's Level 1 Improv Comedy Class is a fun, no pressure environment with individual instructor attention and lots of stage time. Improv will help build confidence, quick thinking skills and more!


Call 602-374-5638 or email for info & registration.
The next available Level 1 Improv Classes begin on January 19th, 2016 or May 3rd, 2016.


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 one of 2015 Best Of AZ Central, plus the 2011 Readers Choice for Best of Phoenix for best Stand Up, Sketch or Improv Comedy in's poll! That makes 3 Best of Phoenix titles!

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.