Monday, June 24, 2013

TOMMY DAVIDSON with Aaron Kleiber at the Pittsburgh Improv: June 27-30, 2013

Thu - Sun, Jun 27th - 30th
Tommy Davidson 
with Aaron Kleiber
Tommy Davidson: Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range – stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music ability – have earned him a reputation as an extraordinary performer. Best known as one of the original stars of the hit television show In Living Color, Tommy’s visibility increased rapidly and he became widely known for his innovative talent. Davidson started his career as a standup comedian in Washington DC, earning an ardent following with sheer hard work in...

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Watch and VOTE for Aaron Kleiber's 'Watch It for You' YouTube series!

From Aaron Kleiber:
My 'Watch It for You' YouTube series is up for SPONSORSHIP to be part of the Geek & Sundry channel by FELICIA DAY (The Guild, Dr. Horrible, Buffy).
Please VOTE and Share! 
You can VOTE ONCE A DAY per device (desktop/tablet/phone)!
Thank you friends!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

ALWAYS GILDA Fundraiser at ARCADE COMEDY THEATER: All-Female Comedy Cabaret benefitting Gilda's Club of Western PA; June 28th, 2013


A Comedy Fundraiser for
Gilda's Club Western PA

Arcade Comedy Theater is teaming up with Gilda's Club Western Pennsylvania for a fundraiser in celebration of Gilda Radner's birthday! Friday, June 28 at 8pm and 10pm, the Arcade presents Always Gilda, an all-female comedy show featuring some of the funniest women in the city. Best of all: 100% of the proceeds from both shows will be donated to Gilda's Club!

Both shows will feature sketch comedy from Frankly Scarlett, music from Camelia Road, improv from members of troupes all across the city, songs from Missy Moreno, a monologue by humorist Gayle Pazerski Stephenson and more. The 10pm show also features a headlining stand-up comedy set by Gab Bonesso, who has been named one of the best local comics by Pittsburgh Magazine. For a complete list of performers, check out our event listing.
The evening will also feature other opportunities for people to donate to Gilda's Club Western PA and support this worthwhile and important organization. And don't forget, shows at Arcade Comedy Theater are BYOB.

For more information on the show, feel free to call us at 412-339-0608. Click here to learn more about Gilda's Club of Western PA.

Upcoming Shows

Friday June 21 8PM: Dinner with the Nolens, feat. Blue Stocking Babes & Rachel McDowell
Friday June 21 10PM: Blue Light Special Comedy Show
Saturday June 22 8PM: The Cellar Dwellers, feat. The Dusty Returns
Saturday June 22 10PM: The Cellar Dwellers, feat. Ruckus & The Pickles
Thursday June 27 8PM
Writing on the Floor Live Podcast, feat. Rick Sebak
Friday June 28 8PM & 10PM: Always Gilda
Saturday June 29 8PM & 10PM: Reset List Improvised Rock Concert 

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Sereny does the Pittsburgh Marathon: presented by Boring Pittsburgh

Sereny does the Pittsburgh Marathon.

Featuring Pittsburgh comedians: Shannon Norman, John Dick Winters, Day Bracey, Krish Mohan & Alex Stypula.

Produced by Boring Pittsburgh
Director/Editor: Beardy Boy (Dustin Dowling)
Interviewer: Sereny Welsby
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GREG MORTON with Chuck Krieger at Rostraver Ice Garden: June 29, 2013

Seen on COMEDY CENTRAL  - Heard on BOB & TOM  
Pittsburgh Comedy   
Rostraver Ice Garden - Verso Ballroom
Route 51 North & Gallitin Road
Belle Vernon, PA
Doors Open 5:30pm - Dinner 6:30 - Show 7:30
Dinner/Show: $25.00 Show Only: $12.00
 Featuring: CHUCK KRIEGER  
    Host: DAVID KAYE

CALL NOW at 412-920-5653 or 412-913-6398

Monday, June 17, 2013

No, REALLY Standup Comedy at Hambone's: June 22, 2013

2 nights, 2 cities, 1 group of funny guys ranting about life the universe and cat sex. Solomon, Derek Minto, Travis Walling, Ray Zawodni, Ed Bailey, Tim Ross, Zach Funk are leaving Pittsburgh to do the first ever comedy show at Heart and Sole on Coventry in Cleveland. Then headed back to the Burgh to do a show at Hambones the next night. 

Mo'Nique at the Pittsburgh Improv: June 21-22, 2013

Fri - Sat, Jun 21st - 22nd
Mo’Nique is a multi-media powerhouse whose consistent, extensive body of work has captivated audiences in stand up comedy, television, film and literature. The award winning comedienne’s career began 20 years ago after her brother dared her to take the stage for the first time in their hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. She received a standing ovation which instilled the confidence that led to performances on “Showtime at the Apollo,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” “Apollo Comedy Hour,” HBO’s “Snaps,” BET ‘s “Comic View,” The Montreal Comedy Festival and Uptown Comedy Club. Before long, the single mother of one decided it was time to step on...

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Sebastian Maniscalco at the Pittsburgh Improv: June 13-15, 2013

Thu - Sat, Jun 13th - 15th
Sebastian Maniscalco 
with T-Robe & Sean Collier
Sebastian Maniscalco: What’s Wrong With People? asks Sebastian Maniscalco in his hilarious new hit stand-up special airing on Showtime and available on DVD nationwide on March 27th. In What's Wrong With People? he brings his witheringly sarcastic and exasperated take on modern behavior and decorum, trying to bridge the gap between the Italian-American Old World he grew up in and the contemporary frenetic world we all live in today. The result is an original, highly relatable has...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

PRIDE WEEK at Arcade Comedy Theater: Thursday thru Sunday!

Arcade Celebrates Pride Week

Four Days of Comedy!

As Liberty Avenue fills with support for the LGBT community this weekend, Arcade Comedy Theater will open its doors to offer affordable, high quality comedy each night. Starting with a kick-off party on Thursday at 8pm, the Arcade will continue with three more days featuring improv comedy, sketch, music, and stand-up by LGBT performers—and a few of their allies. Shows are Friday and Saturday at 8pm & 10pm, along with a Sunday all-ages matinee at 3pm.
Full Schedule:
Kick-off show featuring Player One improv, comedian Mike Buzzelli, and monologist Dave Ranallo.
FRIDAY 6/14 8&10PM
A night of variety with musician Phoebe Armstrong, Player One improv,
monologist Brian Edward, comedian Carl Schimmel, and Mike Buzzelli.
“Friends of Dorothy,” a sketch comedy and musical cabaret
inspired by The Wizard of Oz.
Late night stand-up comedy with Gab Bonesso, John Pridmore,
Chrissy Costa and host Mike Buzzelli.
An ALL AGES comedy matinee featuring Josh & Gab,
sketches by Dreams of Hope, Player One improv, and Mike Buzzelli.
If you want to take in all of the Pride comedy happening at the Arcade this weekend, we’ll be selling a special Pride Pass at our Thursday night show! The pass, which is $40, gets you admission to all of our shows this weekend and saves you $15 (it includes admission to Thursday’s show too). Patrons can also visit There Ultra Lounge (931 Liberty) to get a 6-pack of beer and BYOB is free!

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Arcade Comedy Theater Class Registration end Friday, June 7th 2013

Class Registration Ends Friday

In case you haven't heard, registration for our comedy classes was extended a week! But we're out of quarters, so the registration period for our June classes ends this Friday, June 7.

We still have some slots left for
Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing, Intro to Stand-Up Comedy, Improv Two: Short Form, and our 4-week mini course Sing Yo Soul: Intro to Musical Improv.

The Arcade is also offering a very limited number of internship opportunities. Interns get to take classes for free or at a discount while also working at Arcade on the weekends or as part of our street team. For information on internship availability, e-mail
Randy Kirk.

If you have any questions at all about our classes, our teachers, or registration fees, don't hesitation to
e-mail us or call 412-339-0608. And remember, all students get to attend shows for free at Arcade. They're also immediately 174% more popular than non-students.