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Cheap entertainment

This place seems pretty nifty. It is an arcade themed comedy venue. They have free old school... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Steve J
Allen, Texas
Delightfully hilarious!

I googled fun date night ideas and this came up as an option. It was within walking distance of our... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Morgantown, West Virginia
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22 Oct 2018
“Cheap entertainment”
27 Aug 2018
“Delightfully hilarious!”
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
943 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3701
+1 412-339-0608
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This place seems pretty nifty. It is an arcade themed comedy venue. They have free old school arcade games like Centipede and Ms. Pac-Man. Tickets are cheap. Also it is BYOB. You can bring a sixer of beer but not liquor. It is $5 for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve J
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I googled fun date night ideas and this came up as an option. It was within walking distance of our hotel and we saw it was byob so we decided to check it out. We were not disappointed. We attended the late night stand up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank allisonw719
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This show and theater are hidden gems in downtown Pittsburgh. The Smallest Show is usually the 3rd Saturday at 7pm. A mixture of music, music, stories, audience participation, and always fun. I’m a regular fan but all feel part of the show.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alan C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Gallery Crawl is a time to sample the cultural arts of Pittsburgh and this 30 minute improve presentation at the Arcade was wonderful. If I'm back in Pitt I'll be sure to come for a full show...the talent here is very good.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LaurLaw
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Intimate, very clean venue with great views from all seats. Welcome to bring your own wine. (They uncork it for you.) Prices are very reasonable and the comedy is top-notch. Thoroughly enjoyed the show and will make of point of going back.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank laraluvsU2
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times and have never been disappointed. Every comedian has been hilarious. It's byob and you pay $2 for bringing it into the theater. You can bring a small cooler of ice for beer if you want. Order tickets online for...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the many acts on Friday night. Be sure to order tickets online to benefit with saving some $ on byob corkage. We will definitely return on our next visit!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank colleenva
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This little non profit theater is a bit of a secret in Pittsburgh. In the heart of the cultural district and near restaurants and public transit. Make a date night or go with friends. Get your tickets in advance and BYOB for the best prices....More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Live2traveldaworld
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been here, you have to! First of all, it's cheap! Second, their Sunday night improv night is really fun! Third, you can take lessons if you want! Just go! Park at the Liberty garage or you can look for street parking. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank SGcvn69
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Recently, my nephew raved about the Arcade theater. I hadn't heard of it. But, good comedy is worth its weight; and good improv comedy can be amazing. This is a small, intimate theater that is actually a non-profit. Well, they obviously deliver because through donations...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Sirpicky
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Kristen S
15 April 2018|
Response from JimmyWSlayer |
Hi! The theater is located at 943 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. All showtimes are listed on their website. Most weekends, they have shows Thursday thru Sunday!
Jody H
25 April 2017|
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Response from Sirpicky | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe under 18 is allowed, but wouldn't recommend them if they are. Some of the improv, while funny, can get a bit off color. However, check with the theater, because they do offer shows that are appropriate for... More
29 May 2015|
Response from JimmyWSlayer |
Yep! Although depending on the show, the theater often announces a discount at the end of the first show for people who want to stay.