Finally, a fun, fast-paced comedy show that’s great for the whole family, great for business entertainment, and great for groups of all types. ComedySportz is Sacramento's award-winning interactive improv comedy show where two teams of “act-letes” compete for laughs and points. The audience is always a part of the interactive show, and sometimes even winds up on stage! It’s the only comedy club or show that’s funny enough for bachelor parties and clean enough for your church or business group.
Sacramento's most performed show, we’ve been named as Best Sacramento Comedy Club by A-List/CityVoter three times. The Sacramento Bee said that Comedysportz is bringing the battle for laughs to a whole new level. The Sacramento News & Review named us as a Top 3 Place For A First Date. If you like TV’s Whose Line Is It Anyway, you’ll love ComedySportz!
What is improv comedy?
Unlike “Standup Comedy” in which one performer tells pre-planned jokes to the audience, improv comedy involves a whole group of performers making up scenes and playing games based on audience suggestions. No two shows are the same.
What’s a ComedySportz match like?
A ComedySportz match features two teams of professional players competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls. An average of seven to twelve games are played during a match, drawn from a repertoire of over a hundred improv games. In “Shakespeare” a team will improvise a scene inspired by an audience suggestion in Shakespearian style. In “Forward/Reverse” the referee sends the scene back and forth at will, as though scanning a scene in a DVD, sending the players into a frenzy. Every show is different, with different players, different games, and different audiences supplying new suggestions. The fans judge the scenes and games and ultimately decide the winners and losers. ComedySportz also asks “willing volunteers” to join us for a game or two each match, and we make them look great!
Who should I bring to ComedySportz?
Unlike most comedy clubs and shows, ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a typical ComedySportz match contains everyone from kids to college students to parents to grandparents. Everyone has a good time and no one gets offended. And if an actlete steps beyond the boundaries of good taste, the “brown bag foul” (a brown paper sack placed over the offending player’s head) will be called to set things straight. If you think “clean” is boring, you owe it to yourself to check us out. It’s anything but boring. ComedySportz even works for tough-to-please business groups.
When can I see ComedySportz? How much are Tickets? Where is the theater?
We have matches in Sacramento every Friday and Saturday at 8 PM. Tickets prices are:
- Adult - $12 advance, $14 door
- Student/Senior/Military - $10 advance, $12 door (children not needing a separate seat are free)
- 4 Ticket Fun Pack - $33 advance, $39 door
- Cash, debit/credit (VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover)
Our theater is centrally located at 2230 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95825. (916) 243-8541