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Valentines Weekend Shows at NCT

Valentines Show

Valentines Weekend at NCT GET TICKETS

Friday February 10th at 7:30 pm Competitive Comedy and 9:45pm Late Show Uncensored
Saturday February 11th at 7:30 pm Competitive Comedy and 9:45pm Late Show Uncensored

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Ha Ha Hanukkah: A Festival of Laughs

Ha Ha Hanukkah: A Festival of Laughs

Click HERE for tickets to Ha Ha Hanukkah: The Festival of Laughs on Friday December 30th at 7:30pm & 9:45pm All Ages $12- $14

At this once a year comedy show, so dubbed the “Festival of Laughs” YOU (The Audience!) shout suggestions, choose games and decide which team of comedians is the funniest…. But the whim of the Dreidel determines who gets to keep their points! Join us for this one of a kind improv comedy show and you just might win one of the 8 Crazy Tickets of Hanukkah

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

Ha Ha Hanukkah

Elephant Improv Shows at 9:45pm in November


Elephant Improv Shows at 9:45pm in November 

At Elephant Improv Shows four of your favorite NCT improv comics go head to head (to head to head) in a comedy smack down where YOU (the Audience!) choose game, shout suggestions and decide who is the funniest!

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The Annual Halloween Spooktacular at NCT

One of our very favorite holiday events of the year is on its way to the NCT stage… the Halloween Spooktacular Halloween Comedy Show! EVERY year it’s bursting at the seems with hilarious comedy and fun, spooky special events like the Costume Contest and Mr. Scary Voice. THIS year we are adding even more special spooky twists… find out more here…

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It’s Sweet September With Exciting Events at NCT

Here are all of the exciting events coming this fall to your favorite Improv Comedy Club… NCT! Click HERE for showtimes and tickets to all of these exciting events. Click HERE to become best friends with us on Facebook, another great way to find out about exciting events.

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Meet the Players of NCT: Nate McWhortor

Nate McWhortor
In this month’s Meet the Players of NCT we meet Nate McWhortor! Find out what secret surprises he drops into the show when hes Mr. Voice, what Star Wars character he identifies as and what his favorite NCT suggestion was! AND, while you are at it, CLICK HERE to grab tickets to come see Nate and the rest of the NCT cast and crew in Competitive Comedy shows EVERY Friday & Saturday night!

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Introducing the New Program!

NCT Live

All summer long NCT has been trying new things and changing up the usual line up with all new improv comedy games at every Friday and Saturday night Improv Comedy Show. 

Now, after all the research, beta testing and trial by fire is over, NCT is excited to bring out the all new program!

That is correct, ALL NEW Improv Games and Scenes at National Comedy Theatre beginning August 5th!

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FINAL WEEK of the NCT Summer Game Changer

NCT game changer

Coming up on July 29th & 30th, the FINAL WEEK of the NCT Summer Game Changer!

All summer long the cast of NCT have been trying out all new improv comedy games and scenes to keep things fresh and now. 

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Meet the Players of NCT: Jordan Collier

Jordan Collier

meet the players of nct:

Jordan collier

In part 4 of our ongoing Meet the Players series we meet Jordan Collier! You may have seen Jordan on stage at NCT as one of our favorite improv comics, an outstanding show Ref and one of our favorite improvisers to take to corporate Remote Shows!

Jordan- tell us a little bit about some of the things you do as part of the improv comedy team at NCT?

I am part of the weekend team of improv players that perform every Friday and Saturday at the Theater. I also participate in off property corporate Remote Shows, Ref and teach High School Improv League, and help in Thursday night Improv Uncensored shows when I can. In the past I have dipped my toes into doing our panels at Phoenix comicon.

What NCT Improv Game is your favorite and why?

Forward Reverse. This game has the potential to get out of control and I love it. It really challenges you to remember what you previously did and constantly add on to it. It’s also a game that highlights team work because you have to be paying close attention to what your partner has said and done.

Which new Game Changer game is your favorite and why?

I’m really digging Comprehensive History. We take an ordinary every day object and then from there show you the complete history from beginning to end of this object. I like it so much because it gives you an opportunity to start in one direction and by the end you will be in a totally different direction that what you could have never predicted. Fingers crossed it makes the program!

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen?

At NCT? Oh Man– it’s hard to pinpoint just one thing. There have been several times that I could not keep it together during ‘5 things.’ Especially when we get odd celebrities like Skeet Ulrich, Tom Selleck or Mayim Bialik as suggestions.
Also, i recently reffed a scene where most of the cast were squids. Pretty hilarious.

What is the best suggestion we’ve ever gotten?

We were playing our signature game of ‘5 things’ and one of the suggestions for an item change was an
“Existential crisis”. I still don’t know how you show that and don’t remember what even happened. What i do know is we did not get it right but we failed hilariously and spectacularly.

What is your spirit animal and why?

Spider Monkey- Those little suckers are so flexible and can move their bodies in such an impressive way. I’d like to think that I have the grace of a spider monkey when I’m on stage.

Which Star Trek character do you relate to most and why?

Hopefully I don’t get kicked out of the theater for this but I have only seen half of the new reboot of Star Trek soooo…. I’m going to pretend this said “Which Star Wars character do you relate to most and why?”
…Hey… I love STAR WARS! I love that you asked me a question about STAR WARS. I love me some Han Solo because he is fun, independent, and unpredictable. Three things that were fun to watch growing up and are still fun to watch now. Boy I am glad you asked me about STAR WARS!

What movie, TV show and book do you recommend to NCT fans?

T.V Show- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I can’t stop watching this delightfully silly series. If you like fast, rapid fire jokes with interesting and unpredictable story lines than this is for you.
Book- Live from New York (uncensored History of Saturday Night Live)
Movie- I have been feeling Mel Brooks lately. I recommend Blazing Saddles, History of the World and Young Frankenstein

Tell us something the audience might not guess about you?

I own two cats and if space was not an issue I would have at least 4 more. Or I would keep getting them until I find one that is obsessed with me and won’t leave my side. Maybe I should look into dogs?

Do you have a lucky number?

4. One day i decided it was 4 and i haven’t looked back since.

What do you find most thrilling about performing live comedy?

Collaboration with a team. I love building off ideas and supporting my team mates.
I also love the unpredictability about a live show. You truly have no idea how it is going to go or what is coming next.

THank you, Jordan!

Come see Jordan Collier live on stage at NCT at Friday and Saturday night Improv Comedy shows. Get tickets by using your powers of free will to click on these words. You will, at once, be whisked away to our ticketing page!