Venue Details

75 Star Starred
Broadway Comedy Club
Between 8th and 9th Ave 318 West 53rd Street New York City, NY 10019
212-757-2323
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Minimum one drink purchase. The kitchen was closed, so no food served.
Improv 4 Kids dining Jun 23 2014 star this tip starred
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Head over to House of Brews on 51st Street before or after the show. Great selection of beers, and good food!
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Reviews & Ratings

64 ratings
4.1 average rating
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6 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 09 2007

At first...I was turned off by how small and dank the venue was! We thought we were going to have to drink a LOT of booze to have fun, which wasn't a problem, since there's a VERY strict 2 drink minimum. Expect to pay about $8 a drink, plus tip...continued

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11 events
6 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 08 2011

Maybe the actors had a bad night, but we found we didn't laugh nearly as much as we thought we would. Also, I think the venue only had one waitress for about 75 people in the audience. We were at an 8pm show and by the time the waitress took our...continued

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6 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended May 31 2007

great fun - talented, quick improvisers, enjoyable evening.

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Website

http://www.chicagocitylimits.com

Quotes & Highlights

“The perfect masters of improvisation.” —New York Times
“Hilarious!” —New York Daily News
“Funniest show in town … not to be missed.”_ -New York Post_
“One of New York’s 10 Best Shows!” _-_WWOR-TV
“Unmatched among the improv groups.” —NY Theatre
“These Actor-Writer-Comedian-Psychopaths will have you rolling in the aisles! " —Newhouse Papers

Description

Now Playing — Hashtag: You’re It!

Chicago City Limits’ #Hashtag You’re It is the group’s 39th improv comedy revue since it came to New York from the Windy City. #Hashtag… combines audience-inspired improvisations with comedy scenes and songs as fresh as today’s headlines. There’s an entire musical created on-the-spot - book, music, songs - based upon an audience member’s recent experience, an improvised version of the game show Jeopardy, the creation of a never before seen movie, and lots more. Scripted material takes aim at the faces, places and events that surround us, from congressional haggling, the NRA and streets of Benghazi to Lindsay Lohan unleashed, 50 Shades of Grey, and lots more!

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago City Limits

Chicago City Limits is New York’s longest-running comedy revue, thrilling audiences for over twenty-five years with its unique style of improvisational comedy. Its critically acclaimed show, award-winning National Touring Company, and top notch theatre training program has made Chicago City Limits a New York landmark. Chicago City Limits was founded in 1977 in Chicago by George Todisco and actors participating in the workshop program at The Second City. In 1979, Chicago City Limits relocated to New York, performing regularly at Catch a Rising Star, the Improv, the Duplex, and other noted clubs. It established its own theater in the summer of 1980 and began a continuous run that is now over 8,500 performances! Over the years, Chicago City Limits has made numerous TV appearances, including “The Today Show,” “McLaughlin,” “The Joan Rivers Show,” “The Jackie Mason Show,” Comedy Central, PBS, and “Good Day NY.” The group appeared in its own TV new comedy series, “Reel News,” on the USA network.