Cleveland Improv

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In a Nutshell

Ever-rotating cast of nationally touring comedians may include Pete Correale and Billy D. Washington

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 29, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name provided at check-out at Cleveland Improw. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Cleveland Improv's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. Must be 21 or older. Not valid for special engagements or shows listed in red on Cleveland Improv's website. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • Tickets to a standup comedy show
  • When: any show of your choice through September 29, excluding special engagements marked in red on the calendar
  • Seating: general admission; seating is subject to availability as shows may sell out
  • Door time: one hour prior to showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to see a schedule of upcoming acts.<p>

Ticketing Options

  • $20 for two tickets (up to a $46 value)
  • $30 for four tickets (up to a $92 value)
  • $40 for eight tickets (up to a $184 value)<p>

Upcoming Acts

Pete Correale (June 27–30)
Comic specializing in everyday humor, known for his work co-hosting Breuer Unleashed with Jim Breuer on Sirius radio<p>

Warning: contains questionable health advice<p>

[Billy D. Washington]( (July 5–7)
Former member of the Houston police force and occasional tour-mate of Aretha Franklin who has appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, HBO's Def Comedy Jam, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Warning: contains smooth piano and coarse language

Cleveland Improv

The first Improv comedy club had virtually nothing to do with comedy. Broadway producer Budd Friedman founded the now legendary franchise in 1963 as an intimate spot where performers could eat, drink coffee, and sing along to piano ditties after their shows. Soon after, the club's first comedian, Dave Astor, tried out some new material on a whim. The stand-up set was a hit and led to the venue's eventual transformation into a full-blown comedy club. New York's hottest comedians would do nearly anything to be featured on the Improv stage; for instance, it's rumored that Lily Tomlin hijacked a parked limousine in order to make a stunning entrance when first meeting Budd.

Since 1989, Cleveland Improv has lived up to the lofty reputation of its parent club by showcasing comedic heavyweights such as Drew Carey, Jim Breuer, and Dave Chappelle. A diverse calendar draws instantly recognizable comics from the airwaves of Showtime, the E! channel, and Comedy Central—including Tommy Davidson, Godfrey, and Christina Pazsitzky—but it also opens the stage to promising up-and-comers such as "Uncle" Larry Reeb, Craig Doyle, and Cleveland's own Mike Polk Jr. Meanwhile, the menu surprises audiences with gourmet flavors including wings doused in blueberry-habañero sauce and bleu cheese and applewood bacon-topped burgers.

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