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San Diego's Longest Running Show

For two decades, the National Comedy Theatre has been entertaining audiences of all sizes and types across the nation with our unique brand of interactive, improv comedy.

The San Diego National Comedy Theatre show is an improv comedy performance featuring professional comedians who create a series of scenes – all based on audience suggestions. Furthermore, the shows are CLEAN and appropriate for all audiences!


What we Do

National Comedy Theatre is the premiere destination for all things improv comedy in San Diego!
Comedy Shows

Every Thursday through Sunday we have shows starting at 7:30 with a mix of casts and styles! We have it all on our calendar!

Improv Classes

Think you'd enjoy doing what we do on stage? We think you would too! Sign up for classes to get started


Did you know improv comedy can improve cross-functional performance & cohesion? Well, now you do.

Private Events

Add laughs to any corporate or private event with National Comedy Theatre's professional cast!


Meet our Casts

Offering a variety of improvised, on-the-spot comedy for 20 years!
Main Stage

Fri & Sat @ 7:30 & 9:45

Sunday Company

Sundays @ 7:30

House Teams

Thursdays @ 7:30

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