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Our Main Location – Shows 6 Nights a Week
1050 20th Street #130, Sacramento, CA 95811

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    1Stand-Up 101 BeginsStand-Up 101 BeginsTime: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This four-week Stand-Up 101 course will teach you the basics of what you need at stand-up comedy’s “ground zero”. You will learn how to write, edit, and perform the minimum 4-7 minutes of material needed to function at the open-mic level.
2Improv Taste TestImprov Taste TestTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Improv Taste Test is a drop-in improv class that focuses on new skills every week.
3Cage MatchCage MatchTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Improv teams each have 20 minutes to perform a long-form improv show using any structure. The audience votes for the winner.
Improv JamImprov JamTime: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We wanted to give you an opportunity to perform in a long-form improv show, so we created Improv Jam. It's like an open-mic night for improvisers.
4Squad PatrolSquad PatrolTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Squad Patrol is our live, main-stage sketch comedy show, similar to Saturday Night Live, Key and Peele, and The Whitest Kids U Know. It is smart and fast-paced, and each show is different!
3 on 3 Improv Battle3 on 3 Improv BattleTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
3 on 3 Improv Battle is an improv comedy challenge show featuring some of the Comedy Spot’s top comedians divided into four three-person improv teams competing for $100 and the 3 on 3 Improv Battle Golden Boyd trophy!
5Improv 201 Class PerformanceImprov 201 Class PerformanceTime: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our improv students have worked hard for this! Be there to support and laugh!
RIOT + Super CosmonautRIOT + Super CosmonautTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two of our newest improv teams, RIOT and Super Cosmonaut, perform on the first Saturday of the month!
Anti-Cooperation LeagueAnti-Cooperation LeagueTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Each week, Anti-Cooperation League (ACL) interviews a special guest and uses the information gathered from the interview as inspiration for improvised comedy scenes.
The Daddy HouseThe Daddy HouseTime: 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
A show in the style of a 1950s family sitcom (like Father Knows Best or Leave it to Beaver) about a family of all dads. Four dads (played by Nick Magavern, Ryan King, and Court Hansen) will get into a series of wacky mishaps and teach touching life lessons in this semi-improvised / semi-written extravaganza!
6Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
7Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
8Sketch 101 BeginsSketch 101 BeginsTime: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This eight-week course will teach students the basics of writing, creating, and performing in sketch comedy shows similar to SNL, MadTV, Whitest Kids U Know, and Human Giant. You will learn to take those funny ideas and turn them into a live sketch comedy show.
9Improv Taste TestImprov Taste TestTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Improv Taste Test is a drop-in improv class that focuses on new skills every week.
Harold NightHarold NightTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Harold is a popular long-form improv structure developed by Del Close and performed by major comedy theaters in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. These hilarious and smart shows start with a single suggestion which inspires many scenes that weave together at the end of the show.
10Improv 101 BeginsImprov 101 BeginsTime: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Our Improv 101 class is the perfect fit for everyone! You will learn how to create comedy scenes off the top of your head, with no preparation or planning, inspired by students’ true stories.
Improv 201 BeginsImprov 201 BeginsTime: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Improv 201 will teach you intermediate improv skills and will start to prepare you to be a successful performer on a Harold team. This class focuses on scene work and will expand on your skills from Improv 101.
Cage MatchCage MatchTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Improv teams each have 20 minutes to perform a long-form improv show using any structure. The audience votes for the winner.
Improv JamImprov JamTime: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We wanted to give you an opportunity to perform in a long-form improv show, so we created Improv Jam. It's like an open-mic night for improvisers.
11Improv 301 Class PerformanceImprov 301 Class PerformanceTime: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our improv students have worked hard for this! Be there to support and laugh!
High Anxiety Variety ShowHigh Anxiety Variety ShowTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Your hosts, Cory Barringer, Cameron Betts, and Cristian Amaral, invite you to the Sacramento Comedy Spot for an evening of performance and chats with hilarious comics and a sensational musical guest.
The Gateway ShowThe Gateway ShowTime: 9:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Four comics hit our stage and do their best sets, then they go to an undisclosed location to get WAY too high, only to come back in and attempt to do another set completely baked. Hosted by Billy Anderson.
12THIS is Midtown + Comedy Spot Open HouseTHIS is Midtown + Comedy Spot Open HouseTime: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Comedy Spot is opening our doors again in 2018 for THIS is Midtown, the second Saturday block party, happening all summer!
13Mother's DayMother's Day Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
14Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
15Billy Anderson's Album Recording PreviewBilly Anderson's Album Recording PreviewTime: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Comedian Billy Anderson is recording his album in Seattle May 17th - 20th, but he's coming to Sacramento the Tuesday night before all that starts to run through his album material one final time before immortalizing it in CD form.
16Improv 301 BeginsImprov 301 BeginsTime: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Improv 301 will give you the remaining skills you will need to perform a full Harold and take your improv skills to the next level. Students will learn how to create and play group scenes and will learn how to perform an entire Harold from start to finish.
Improv Taste TestImprov Taste TestTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Improv Taste Test is a drop-in improv class that focuses on new skills every week.
Harold NightHarold NightTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Harold is a popular long-form improv structure developed by Del Close and performed by major comedy theaters in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. These hilarious and smart shows start with a single suggestion which inspires many scenes that weave together at the end of the show.
17Cage MatchCage MatchTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Improv teams each have 20 minutes to perform a long-form improv show using any structure. The audience votes for the winner.
Improv JamImprov JamTime: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We wanted to give you an opportunity to perform in a long-form improv show, so we created Improv Jam. It's like an open-mic night for improvisers.
18Comedy ExchangeComedy ExchangeTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Comedy Exchange invites favorite stand-up comedians to perform 5-minute sets, and then our cast of improvisers perform comedy scenes inspired by the comedians’ jokes.
The Friday ShowThe Friday ShowTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
The Friday Show is a high-energy, smart, and sometimes crazy blend of sketch comedy and improv. Along with original sketches and characters created by TFS cast members, it features interactive improv and games that make you feel like part of the show. The Friday Show is fueled by the mantra “anything goes”. Join us monthly at the Comedy Spot!
FTR ImprovFTR ImprovTime: 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Watch a batch of talented Sacramento Comedy Spot improvisors perform a mix of improvised scenes as they dive into the JTS Brown format telling fast-paced stories inspired by YOUR suggestion.
19Lady BusinessLady BusinessTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sacramento's only all-female improv troupe uses true stories from the audience and cast members to create a long-form improv show with smart humor, unexpected characters, and guaranteed laughs.
Anti-Cooperation LeagueAnti-Cooperation LeagueTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Each week, Anti-Cooperation League (ACL) interviews a special guest and uses the information gathered from the interview as inspiration for improvised comedy scenes.
Ding Dong's Character CircusDing Dong's Character CircusTime: 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ding Dong the Bear, an escaped circus bear, hosts his own late-night talk show at the Comedy Spot with his friend Miss Mabel the Bearded Lady. This late-night show is like any other, with interviews, games, and music; it’s just hosted by a bear and a bearded lady. Definitely not for kids.
20Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
21Open MicOpen MicTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Mic is for stand-up comedians at all levels to try new material and refine existing material. Anyone over the age of 18 can perform.
22 23Improv Taste TestImprov Taste TestTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Improv Taste Test is a drop-in improv class that focuses on new skills every week.
Harold NightHarold NightTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Harold is a popular long-form improv structure developed by Del Close and performed by major comedy theaters in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. These hilarious and smart shows start with a single suggestion which inspires many scenes that weave together at the end of the show.
24Cage MatchCage MatchTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Improv teams each have 20 minutes to perform a long-form improv show using any structure. The audience votes for the winner.
Improv JamImprov JamTime: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We wanted to give you an opportunity to perform in a long-form improv show, so we created Improv Jam. It's like an open-mic night for improvisers.
25Short CutsShort CutsTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Short Cuts is a fast-paced, game-based improv show similar to Whose Line is it Anyway. Fun, short-form improv games and a great cast of performers will ensure that this is one show that you won’t want to miss!
YOU! The MusicalYOU! The MusicalTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
YOU! The Musical is a completely improvised musical inspired by YOUR suggestion of a title. Everything in the show is made up on the spot—lyrics, music, dancing... everything.
Fresh FiveFresh FiveTime: 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Comedian and host Emma Haney invites her stand-up friends to the Fresh Five. Prior to the show, they all write five minutes of new stand-up material and perform it for the first time. After each performance, all of the participants sit on stage and talk shit about each others’ set.
26Masters of Rap ImprovMasters of Rap ImprovTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MRI [Masters of Rap Improv] is Sacramento Comedy Spot’s only freestyle rap improv show. The cast of MRI gets a one-word suggestion from an audience member to inspire a freestyle rap, then performs improvised scenes based on the rap.
Anti-Cooperation LeagueAnti-Cooperation LeagueTime: 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Each week, Anti-Cooperation League (ACL) interviews a special guest and uses the information gathered from the interview as inspiration for improvised comedy scenes.
27COMEDY SPOT IS CLOSEDCOMEDY SPOT IS CLOSED 28Memorial DayMemorial Day COMEDY SPOT IS CLOSEDCOMEDY SPOT IS CLOSED 29 30Improv Taste TestImprov Taste TestTime: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Improv Taste Test is a drop-in improv class that focuses on new skills every week.
Harold NightHarold NightTime: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Harold is a popular long-form improv structure developed by Del Close and performed by major comedy theaters in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. These hilarious and smart shows start with a single suggestion which inspires many scenes that weave together at the end of the show.
31Cage MatchCage MatchTime: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Two Improv teams each have 20 minutes to perform a long-form improv show using any structure. The audience votes for the winner.
Improv JamImprov JamTime: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
We wanted to give you an opportunity to perform in a long-form improv show, so we created Improv Jam. It's like an open-mic night for improvisers.
   
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The Comedy Spot has shows six nights a week!

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SUNDAYS

8:00PM | Stand-Up | $6
Amateur stand-up comedians hit the Open Mic stage to try new material and refine their sets. Anyone can sign-up to perform. Sign-ups begin at 7:30pm, when doors open.

MONDAYS

8:00PM | Stand-Up | $6
Amateur stand-up comedians hit the Open Mic stage to try new material and refine their sets. Anyone can sign-up to perform. Sign-ups begin at 7:30pm, when doors open.

WEDNESDAYS

8:00PM | Improv | $6

Four teams of up-and-coming comedians perform long-form Harold-style improv, every Wednesday night!

THURSDAYS

8:00PM | Improv | $6

Two improv teams enter Cage Match. One improv team leaves. You choose the winner.

FRIDAYS @ 8PM

Friday Nights | 8:00PM | $8
We host monthly featured shows Fridays at 8pm!

1st Fridays: Squad Patrol (sketch)
2nd Fridays: High Anxiety Variety Show (variety)
3rd Fridays: Comedy Exchange (stand-up + improv)
4th Fridays: Short Cuts (improv)

FRIDAYS @ 9PM

Friday Nights | 9:00PM | $12
We host monthly headlining shows Fridays at 9pm!

1st Fridays: 3 on 3 Improv Battle (improv)
2nd Fridays: The Gateway Show (stand-up)
3rd Fridays: The Friday Show (sketch + improv)
4th Fridays: YOU! The Musical (improv)

SATURDAYS @ 8PM

Saturday Nights | 8:00PM | $8
We host monthly featured shows Saturdays at 8pm!

1st Saturdays: RIOT + Super Cosmonaut (improv)
2nd Saturdays: TBA
3rd Saturdays: Lady Business (improv)
4th Saturdays: MRI [Masters of Rap Improv] (improv)

SATURDAYS @ 9PM

Every Saturday Night
9:00PM | Improv | $12

Anti-Cooperation League is a crazy, weird, high-energy, fast-paced improv show. Each week, the cast interviews a special guest and then creates scenes inspired by the interview. Join us for the longest-running comedy show in Sacramento, entertaining the masses since 2007!