Bats improv

BATS Improv Comedy

Bayfront Theater (San Francisco, CA)
21 dates available Select Date

Reviews & Ratings

585 ratings
4.4 average rating
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57 events
54 reviews
10 stars
57 events
54 reviews
10 stars
57 events
54 reviews
10 stars
139 events
53 reviews
184 stars
attended Sep 20 2013

The night I went, it was a special theme night (it changes every night). Improvised Downtown Abbey was SO FUNNY. Easily the most I've laughed in a while. Just fair warning: the show was replete with references to characters & events from the PBS...continued

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62 events
27 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

Perhaps an off-night. Not well organized, not very funny.

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54 events
26 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 07 2012

Neither hilarious nor very Hitchcockian, I was a little let down by what I expected to be more remarkable. That said, for $5/person, it was an enjoyable way of spending a Saturday evening. Next time, the performers should really try to emulate one...continued

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27 events
22 reviews
4 stars
attended May 21 2011

This improve experience was not what I expected. The only audience participation was the name of the film Noir. This is not what I had expected. It was enjoyable but not what I wanted.

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29 events
20 reviews
34 stars
attended Sep 15 2012

You never know what will happen when you attend an improvisation. On that night we had a lot of farting in our Shakespare play; 3 stars because the exercice is difficult, but the outcome was rather poor.

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19 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

I love improv in general but "musical night" at BATS didn't cut it. I expect the cast to be able to carry a tune. Some could sing but most could not and it was painful. Additionally, the musical performed 2nd part of the eve just didn't work and...continued

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65 events
18 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 08 2013

Enjoyed the energy from the improv group...very small crowd...different from other times I have been there...

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32 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 25 2013

BATS never fails to delight! We always laugh full belly-laughs and we always pick up at least one line that become our go-to inside joke. The performers are so talented and creative - we LOVE going to see BATS!

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16 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 11 2014

My third time, I drug along a friend, she loved it as well…the cast works really well together and provided JUST the right amount of laughter for a Saturday night that we needed!

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28 events
16 reviews
16 stars
attended Nov 15 2013

Not quite what I expected. Most improv shows that I have gone to are rapid fire with full audience participation. This was more like a poorly written play. In fact, I kept falling asleep during the second half. For the time and effort that it...continued

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33 events
15 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 31 2013

Every time we go it is a fresh new and very entertaining experience. Highly recommend to all locals and tourists.

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15 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

Love coming to BATS!! The Naked Show was absolutely hysterical! A bit raunchier than other shows I have seen by these folks. A nice surprise! Thank you for another wonderful night in the city.

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36 events
15 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 26 2011

We have been to 2 other BATS events, and they were quite funny. However, this one was terrible. It was like watching a car wreck! We left at intermission, but I doubt if it got any better.

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20 events
14 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 06 2012

Show was very entertaining, had a few good laughs, theatre was too hot. Good way to spend an evening.

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27 events
13 reviews
4 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Bats is always a fun way to enjoy an evening full of laughs as you never know what is going to happen next and neither do the participants.

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24 events
13 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 30 2013

Terrible! Amateurish performance...

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83 events
12 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 07 2013

BATS best format! Whether new to improv or an old hand, you'll learn something about how to tell a story, invent characters, and engage your audience. The story scaffold is wide open, the curtain is drawn back, the backstage scuffles over roles...continued

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