Special Events and Shows in March! (and April)

March Events

We are Marching right into some really cool comedy events at NCT. With special guests, Holiday Shows, Improv Uncensored and More! Check out what we have got geared up and ready to rock for you this month at NCT!

MARCH

The 9:45pm Show: Suggestion Box Improv Comedy (All Ages)Suggestion Box Improv
Friday and Saturday nights at 9:45pm Late Shows through March

Improv comedy shows always rely on YOU (the Audience!) shouting out suggestions to inspire spontaneous scenes and improv games. At Suggestion Box Improv Comedy Shows the suggestions and inspirations for each scene and game come from a different and interesting source! Bring an interesting object, a book, a magazine, a photograph… the comedians use these interesting and unusual “suggestions” to create comedy magic on the spot!

Don’t miss this exciting show!

Get tickets TODAY: https://www.nctphoenix.com/ticketsystem/

 

Improv Uncensored
Thursday March 16th at 7:30pm $8 Ages 18+

The madcap madness of the Improv Uncensored Comedy Show at NCT Returns! Guffaw your way through stand up comedy, improv and variety acts including the NCT Athletic Department, Heath & Krissy and The Battle Panel! But be advised, this improv comedy show is UNCENSORED, and unlike NCT’s Competitive Comedy Show on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30pm, this show has no Ref, no Rules, No “Brown Bag Foul” and no holds barred! Ages 17+ admitted.

St Pattys Show
Friday March 17th at 7:30pm & 9:45pm $12-$14
Save $2 when you wear GREEN

The Luckiest improv comedy show of the year! You will laugh, chortle, giggle and guffaw at the improv comedy shenanigans. At the St. Patty’s Show you will also see themed improv games like Limerick and Irish Pub Song!

Don’t miss this exciting show! Save $2 when you wear GREEN, use code GREEN online

Get tickets TODAY: http://www.nctphoenix.com/ticketsystem/

 

How to Create a Sketch Show with Kevin McDonald Kevin McDonald Class
Workshop & Performance Included!

Workshop: Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Performance: Sunday, March 26th at 7:30 p.m.             $300 – space is limited

Workshop your sketches and perform with sketch comedy legend Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show, Saturday Night Live and more. This one of a kind, two day workshop will include YOUR sketches performed in a live show!

What you will need: A sketch. Copies of that sketch. A laptop for editing that sketch.

What you will get: You will get to work one-on-one with Kevin McDonald as well as your fellow participants to workshop your sketch. You’ll receive practical advice on sketch writing, specific workshopping tips and guidance to help make your comedy sketch the best it can be.

On Saturday, participants will select the best sketches to be performed at the comedy show on Sunday evening. Selected sketches will also be cast from the group of participants.

On Sunday, attendees will rehearse the chosen sketches under Kevin’s direction. As Kevin says, “We are creating and producing a sketch show together.” Sunday evening’s performance will include stand up and improv as well as YOUR sketches complete with your performances.

Kevin McDonald has written and appeared in several major motion pictures and appeared in a number of television shows including Friends, That 70s Show, Comedy Bang Bang, Brooklyn 99, and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.

Space in this one time only workshop is limited.  Class fee: $300
Call 602-374-5638 today to register or for more information.

 

Kevin McDonald Comedy SHOW ONE NIGHT ONLY! Kevin McDonald Show
Sunday March 26th 7:30pm $15 (ages 18+)

Comedy legend Kevin McDonald is at NCT for a one night only stand up, sketch and improv comedy show! You might remember Kevin from the Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live, Lilo and Stitch, Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show, Comedy Bang Bang, that 70s Show, Friends, Brooklyn 99, Kung Fu Panda, Sky High, Galaxy Quest, Invader Zim and more!

You never know what will happen on this one of a kind and totally unpredictable evening of comedy!

Don’t wait, get your tickets today! https://www.nctphoenix.com/ticketsystem/

 

Phoenix Improv Festival Preview Night Show
Thursday March 30th $7:30pm $8 Ages 17+

Get ready for the excitement of the Phoenix Improv Festival at this Preview Night performance! The hilarity includes totally spontaneous performances from some of the amazing improv teams you will see at this year’s festival.

Guests Include:

Spearmint

With members from every part of this fresh nation, one audience suggestion brings Spearmint together to create different themes and worlds for the group to explore. Spearmint has been performing together since January 2014 and is a Harold team at the Torch Theatre in Phoenix Arizona. Spearmint has performed in the Del Close Marathon in NYC in 2014 and 2015. They have also performed at the 2016 Phoenix Improv Festival. Spearmint is currently coached by Bill Binder.

And

Laura Ingalls

Based out of Phoenix, Az. Marisol Chavez and Sara Palmer make up the long-form improv duo, Laura Ingalls. If you enjoy people watching or have ever wanted to be a fly on the wall, Laura Ingalls gives you a front row seat into the lives of characters and situations based on a single suggestion.
And…. Coming Soon…

APRIL

Show in Reverse: Totally Backwards Improv Comedy at NCT Show in Reverse
Saturday April 1st at 7:30pm & 9:45pm         $12- $14 All Ages

The completely spontaneous fun of the NCT Improv Comedy Show gets a crazy twist at Show in Reverse! NCT’s always hilarious Competitive Comedy Shows feature two teams of comedians competing to win “points” based your laughs! Which team of comedians will be the funniest and win the entire show? Usually it’s all up to YOU (the Audience!) but at Show in Reverse, we START with the Final Score and work our way BACKWARDS through the show to the beginning!

Literacy Laughs! Improv Comedy Show Benefiting Kids Need to Read

When: April 9, 2017, 2:00 PM  Tickets: $15.00   

All tickets sales benefit Kids Need to Read. 

Come join Kids Need to Read at the National Comedy Theatre on April 9th at 2:00 PM for an afternoon of hilarity! Dress as your favorite literary character for the costume contest! Bring a *NEW* children’s book to fill The Page Coach! Participate in raffles for exciting prizes!

Watch and get in on the fun as the comedians present spontaneous and interactive improv comedy games with book and literature themes! Games like “Shakespeare,” where the comedians create a brand new Shakespearean play before your eyes and “Scenes From a Book,” where a scene of laughter and fun is created from a sentence chosen from your favorite book! Bring your family and friends for a belly full of laughs and many other improv games! We will have some Kids Need to Read swag available for sale and there is a snack bar for your munchie and drink needs!

  •         New book drive! Bring a new children’s book to help fill The Page Coach.
  •         Raffles! Spectacular items donated from local businesses, crafters, and artists.
  •         Costume Contest! Fun prizes for best children’s and best adult costumes.
  •         Games! Improv games that you, the audience, plays with the NCT comedians.

 

The Battle Panel: Destruction of Earth
Thursday April 20th 7:30pm, a FREE Event

Giant asteroids. Aliens from outer space. Environmental disasters. Enchanted jewelry that can only be destroyed in the heart of a volcano that is really, really far away….
Throughout pop culture history the earth has sat on the brink of destruction many times, but which is the scariest, the most absurd or the most unrealistic? Find out as a panel of comedians debate and YOU (the Audience!) decide who wins!

This show is similar to the interactive discussion panels you might see at a comicon. Various topics are introduced, the comedian’s make a case for each side and then audience applause determines the winner of that category. It is interactive, it is a lot of fun, and it is FREE! So don’t hesitate, make your reservation today before the planet explodes!

We can’t wait to see you at the show, get your tickets today for all of these exciting events.

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