Frequently Asked Questions

Check below for answers to your burning inquiries. If you still don’t see the information you need, please contact us.

What types of shows can I see at the Comedy Spot?

The Sacramento Comedy Spot features a wide variety of comedic styles, including improv and sketch comedy formats made famous in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as stand-up comedy. Our stage is home to many local celebrity and amateur performers, and often hosts national headlining acts. Please check our calendar for upcoming shows and events.

Is there an age minimum to see a show at the Comedy Spot?

There is no minimum age requirement to see shows at the Comedy Spot, though our club, shows, and content are geared towards those ages 17+. Our shows should be considered PG13 or R-rated.

What is the seating configuration in the theater?

The Comedy Spot showroom is general admission row seating, no tables, with a capacity of 90. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

How do I receive my show/event tickets?

The Comedy Spot does not issue physical tickets for shows and events. When purchasing online, you can opt for electronic ticketing via text or email. The name they are purchased under will also be on a will-call list at the box office when you arrive.

What is your photo/video policy for shows?

Unless otherwise specified for a national act, all Comedy Spot shows are able to be photographed and recorded, for personal use, only. Using social media? Use hashtag #saccomedyspot to share with our community! If you are interested in commercial use of captured media, please contact us prior to attending.

Is the Comedy Spot wheelchair accessible?

The Comedy Spot is ADA compliant, with wheelchair access available at all entrances, and including the stage.

Do you accept credit cards?

We do accept all major credit cards online, at our box office, and at our bar. Go to our calendar and click on the show you want to see for a description and the option to buy tickets in advance.

Do you serve food or alcohol? Do you have a drink minimum?

We serve beer, featuring a great selection of local and craft brews. In addition, we sell small snacks, soda, water, and candy at the bar, along with Comedy Spot merchandise. We have NO drink or item minimum purchase requirements. Sacramento Comedy Spot is located inside the MARRS building, which hosts an array of restaurants. Visit our neighbors before or after shows. Follow this link for a map and information about all the tenants in the MARRS building.

Where are you located, and where do I park?

We are located in Midtown’s MARRS building, at 1050 20th Street, Suite 130, in Sacramento (between J and K streets). Metered street parking is available in front of, and all around, the Comedy Spot. Please be mindful of varied time restrictions in different locations. Some are free after 6pm. There is also a parking garage open to the public on the weekends on 20th Street between K and L Streets.

Do you offer group sales?

We love large groups! We offer discounts for most of our Friday and Saturday main stage shows with an online purchase of 8 or more tickets, available during checkout. We have a wide variety of improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy shows. Before booking a large group for a performance, we encourage you to come by and see a desired show on your own. We might even offer a free ticket for you to sample a show and be sure it is the right fit for your group.

Can I rent the Comedy Spot venue for my event?

We do rent the Comedy Spot, during the day only, for meetings and other events. Please email tina@saccomedyspot.com if you are interested in renting the Comedy Spot.

Can I hire Comedy Spot performers for my event?

We do offer a touring troupe of improv performers for off-site events. Please email tina@saccomedyspot.com if you are interested in a show.

Do you offer team-building or workshop group sessions?

We do offer basic-skill improv workshops and outings for groups, which can be held at our venue or yours. They are a great team-building opportunity, or just for fun, and encourage listening, public speaking, collaboration, and quick-thinking skills. More information is available on our Groups page. Please email tina@saccomedyspot.com if you are interested in a booking.

How do I get booked to perform stand-up?

All of our stand-up comedy events are handled internally. We currently do not accept unsolicited bookings.

Do you have an open mic?

We have an open mic two nights a week, every Sunday (7pm) and Monday (8pm). If you would like to perform, please be at the Comedy Spot 30 minutes before show time to sign up with the host. Each comedian gets 5 minutes and DOES NOT have to pay for the show. Comedians who bring a paying audience member will get on stage first.

How can I perform in an improv show at the Comedy Spot?

We only allow performers who have taken our improv classes to perform in our house improv shows. You must complete Improv 101Improv 201, and Improv 301 to be considered for a spot on one of our Harold teams. We cast all of our main stage shows from Harold performers. To be considered for our in-house sketch program, you must take Sketch 101.

What types of classes to you offer?

We offer long-form improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy classes and workshops. Go to our Comedy School page for descriptions and start dates.

I have taken improv classes elsewhere. Where do I start?

All listed prerequisites for advanced-level classes must be completed prior to registration. Every comedy school approaches their curriculum and philosophy differently. It is important, and beneficial, for you and your classmates to have the same level of Comedy Spot training and vocabulary. To begin your training with us, start at Improv 101.

Do you offer refunds on classes or shows?

There are no refunds on classes or shows. Class space is limited and reservations are final. Should you need to transfer to another start date, please contact us.

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Sacramento Comedy Spot

Sacramento Comedy Spot is operated by Sacramento Comedy Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation (47-3441374). We are Sacramento’s first and only comedy club to feature improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy shows, with performances six nights a week. We are also Northern California’s largest comedy school

Our mission is to make Sacramento laugh. Every day.

Our Main Theater  Location
1050 20th St. #130, Sacramento, CA 95811

Comedy Spot Training Center
915 T St., Sacramento, CA 95811

laugh@saccomedyspot.com
Voicemail:
916-444-3137 | @saccomedyspot

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Comedy Spot Main Location

Shows 6 Nights a Week
1050 20th Street #130
Sacramento, CA 95811

Comedy Spot Training Center

Classes & Rehearsals Only
915 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811