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Delivering Laughter to the Masses at The Peoples Improv Theater

January 01, 2018

If you’re looking for a night of laughter with some of the best up-and-coming comedic talent in NYC, then we’ve got just the place for you. The Peoples Improv Theater, located just a block away from the Lex Hotel, is an acclaimed performance venue devoted to the practice and promotion of improv, stand-up, sketch, and other innovative forms of comedy. Upcoming performances include I’m Throwing Myself a Show (improv, January 15), Grad Show: Level 5 Improv (improv, January 16), Backdoor Barbecue (sketch, January 18), Up and Coming (stand-up, January 19), and The Baldwins (improv, January 20). Renowned Peoples Improv alums include Hannibal Buress (of Broad City fame), Ellie Kemper (star of the Netflix smash hit The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), and Kristen Schaal (voice of Louise Belcher in Bob’s Burgers). There are multiple shows every night of the week, so drop on by, you just might catch the next comedy sensation.

Address: 123 E 24th St, New York, NY 10010