Top 10 Comedy Clubs in Pennsylvania, United States

September 26, 2021 Stefan Strunk

Discover the best top things to do in Pennsylvania, United States including Steel City Improv Theater, Reading Comedy Outlet, Jr's Last Laugh Comedy Club & Restaurant, Arcade Comedy Theater, Pittsburgh Improv, Philly Improv Theater, Punch Line Philly, Helium Comedy Club, Wisecrackers, The Comedy Works.

1. Steel City Improv Theater

5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 +1 412-404-2695 [email protected] http://www.steelcityimprov.com
Excellent
100%
Good
0%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5.0 based on 12 reviews

Steel City Improv Theater

Established in 2010, Steel City Improv Theater is Pittsburgh’s Original Home for long form improvisational comedy. Along with weekly shows, we offer comprehensive and professional training in long-form improv comedy.

2. Reading Comedy Outlet

801 Hiesters Ln, Reading, PA 19605-3034 +1 610-373-4242 [email protected] http://www.readingcomedyoutlet.com/
Excellent
50%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 10 reviews

Reading Comedy Outlet

3. Jr's Last Laugh Comedy Club & Restaurant

1402 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1903 +1 814-461-0911 http://www.jrslastlaugh.com/
Excellent
69%
Good
24%
Satisfactory
4%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 54 reviews

Jr's Last Laugh Comedy Club & Restaurant

4. Arcade Comedy Theater

943 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3701 +1 412-339-0608 [email protected] http://arcadecomedytheater.com
Excellent
71%
Good
24%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 17 reviews

Arcade Comedy Theater

Arcade Comedy Theater is downtown Pittsburgh’s destination for all things comedy. Opened in February 2013, the Arcade began as a storefront converted into an intimate 75-seat theater. For over four and a half years, the Arcade produced or presented over 1,000 shows and welcomed over 50,000 visitors to the Cultural District. In November 2017, the Arcade moved down the street to a newly renovated facility at 943 Liberty Avenue. The Arcade’s new home occupies one of the last vacant buildings in the Cultural District’s 900 block. It’s a major upgrade for the comedy community: the Arcade’s new home features two stages, a lounge, dedicated classroom space, and plenty of room to grow. Even as the Arcade expands into a brand new building, its goal is the same: to present fun, accessible, and affordable live comedy to the Pittsburgh community… every weekend.

Reviewed By Supermagictasticguy - Pittsburgh, United States

We used Arcade staff for a corporate team building. It went very well. Our local managers and staff enjoyed an introduction to improv. We did games and exercises in our training room. From the inquiry to the follow up the Arcade was great to work with on this project.

5. Pittsburgh Improv

166 E Bridge St, Homestead, PA 15120-5003 +1 412-462-5233 http://www.improv.com
Excellent
31%
Good
41%
Satisfactory
14%
Poor
8%
Terrible
6%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 64 reviews

Pittsburgh Improv

Reviewed By clh115

My husband and I went to see Steve Treviño at the Pittsburgh Improv. This was our first time there and we had a great experience! We would highly recommend the Improv to anyone and can’t wait to go back! We didn’t have to wait very long in line, got seated quickly and had great seats! Although it doesn’t look like there is a bad seat in the house. One thing I would advise, if you buy your tickets on Groupon make sure you go to Will Call first to get a paper receipt before getting in line. This paper receipt has a barcode you will need to have scanned to get into the show. We didn’t purchase our tickets through Groupon but the couple in front of us did and they had to get out of line to go back and get that paper receipt. Our waiter was very friendly and our service was super fast. We knew going in that we would both need to purchase two items off the menu. That is what the “two item minimum purchase per person” means when purchasing your tickets. I wasn’t sure at first so I looked it up on TripAdvisor before going. If you get soda in a souvenir glass with unlimited refills ($13) that counts as two items. If you don’t do that and only do the single soda they are $6 a piece. My husband got a draft beer ($8) and the warm pretzel sticks with cheese and honey mustard ($10) which was delicious! We thought their food and drinks were priced about the same as going to a concert or sporting event. We ended up spending around $50 after tip and since the tickets to the show were only $20 each plus tax we thought spending $100 for an evening out was very reasonable! If you haven’t heard of the comedian Steve Treviño I highly recommend you type his name into YouTube, he is hilarious! His opening act, Kyle Ray, was great too! We couldn’t stop laughing from the moment Kyle Ray came up on the stage to the time Steve Treviño left the stage! I would recommend the late show because he has more time to tell stories & jokes!

6. Philly Improv Theater

2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 267-233-1556 [email protected] http://phillyimprovtheater.com
Excellent
40%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
10%
Terrible
10%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 10 reviews

Philly Improv Theater

Since its opening in 2005 Philly Improv Theater has been the heart of Philadelphia’s comedy scene. PHIT produces over 1,000 performances annually, with shows on multiple stages, 7 nights a week, every week of the year. Beyond Philadelphia, PHIT performers tour regularly, making appearances at the most prestigious comedy venues across North America. Dedicated to developing talent locally, the Philly Improv Theater Training Center teaches over 1,000 children and adults how to improvise, write sketch comedy, perform stand-up, and act each year. Alumni and performers seen on PHIT’s stages have worked on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, 30 Rock, The Late Show, Two and Half Men, Raising Hope, Key & Peele, Kroll Show, The State, Girl Code, Guy Code,Orange is the New Black, and The Kids in the Hall.

7. Punch Line Philly

33 E Laurel St, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1709 +1 215-606-6555 [email protected] http://www.punchlinephilly.com/
Excellent
44%
Good
24%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
4%
Terrible
8%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 25 reviews

Punch Line Philly

Punch Line Philly, a comedy club, restaurant and bar, located only a few steps away from the acclaimed Fillmore Philadelphia, has joined the rapidly emerging Fishtown entertainment scene. Audiences and performers alike can expect a premier comedy experience unlike any other at Punch Line Philly. The 300-seat venue features VIP seating, an outdoor patio, lobby bar and a full-service eclectic food and beverage selection offering local craft beers, boutique cocktails, wines by the glass, and more. Owned and operated by Live Nation’s House of Blues Entertainment division, Punch Line Philly joins an esteemed family of venues dedicated to celebrating the art of comedy in an intimate setting and offering exceptional service. Live Nation also owns and operates Punch Line venues in San Francisco and Sacramento, along with Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco. Some of the nation’s best comics took the first steps of their show biz journeys on the Punch Line stage.

8. Helium Comedy Club

2031 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4416 +1 215-496-9001 [email protected] http://www.heliumcomedy.com/
Excellent
35%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
8%
Terrible
17%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 118 reviews

Helium Comedy Club

Reviewed By Bridgetpianos - Clarksboro, United States

Really great show! There were 2 comedians beside the head liner which I thought were just as good as the headliner Brian Posehn. They are very organized and you can enjoy a drink at the cozy bar while you wait for the doors to open for the show. They have a nice food and drink menu for the show.

9. Wisecrackers

1280 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 +1 570-831-2100 http://mohegansunpocono.com/poi/venues/wise-crackers-comedy-club.html
Excellent
0%
Good
67%
Satisfactory
33%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 3 reviews

Wisecrackers

10. The Comedy Works

1320 Newport Rd, Bristol, PA 19007-6530 +1 215-741-1661 [email protected] http://www.comedyworksbristol.com
Excellent
25%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
50%
Overall Ratings

3.0 based on 8 reviews

The Comedy Works

The premiere Comedy Club that originally started in downtown Philadelphia above the Middle East Restaurant that moved to the "Burb's" back in 1990! We present Friday and Saturday night LIVE STAND-UP COMEDY shows at 9:30 PM featuring 3 Top comedians from New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Vegas. Admission is $17.50 (cash) per person. We offer FREE Parking, Cafe Seating, Drink Specials, Snack Menu, Smoke Free and Handicap Accessible. Credit Cards accepted for Drinks & Snacks Special Friday Night Dinner, 4 Course meal before the show starts at 7 PM. (Friday Only!) $40* per person (cash only) *check our website for occasional cost increases due to holiday’s and special shows. We are the ONLY Comedy Club in the area that does not require you to buy drinks and food with your paid admission! You must be at least 17 in order to attend without parental supervision.

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