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Finest City Improv
Located at the historic Lafayette Hotel 4250 Louisiana Street San Diego, CA 92104
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attended Apr 12 2014

Improv is tough and this troupe is fairly fearless. This show wasn't quite as strong as some previous ones, but the energy from the audience was a bit wan so the actors didn't have much to feed off from. Glad this group is hanging in there.

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attended Nov 22 2013

The troupe was talented and the show was fun and clever, if not quite at the level of more experienced troupes like National Comedy Theatre. One advantage to this space over NCT is tables and chairs to create more of a loose, club atmosphere and...continued

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Shows contain adult language. All guests must be at least 18 years old to attend.**


Fridays at 8:00pm: Comedy Mutiny

Finest City Improv presents a full night of improv comedy. The 8:00 hour features longform improv from The Stage Monkeys and guests from the Chicago improv scene. At 9:00, Finest City Improv’s The World According To… brings an invited guest on stage to tell stories, anecdotes, fears, and dreams, which the performers use as inspiration for improvised comedy.10:00’s Mutiny Improv Hour show features performers creating scenes based on personal monologues and audience participation. Your ticket is good for any or all of the three shows.

Some Magnificent Thing!: A San Diego-centric sketch show
Every Saturday through August 23rd at 8:00pm
Come laugh with us as we take you on a socially charged romp through some of San Diego’s beloved landscapes. This sketch show is Co-directed by Second City Alumnus George Caleodis and Finest City Improv’s Artistic Director, Amy Lisewski. Musical accompaniment by Joe Huppert.

Director’s Cut
Every Saturday through August at 9:30pm.
Come laugh with us as the characters of Director’s Cut take a new movie each week and show you the scenes you didn’t see in theaters! Our cast of improvisers will be reimagining movies on the spot, as you’ve never seen them before! And YOU, the audience, can influence what happens on stage! Some past Director’s Cut movies include: Batman, Top Gun, Pulp Fiction, and Weird Science!

About the Ticket Supplier: Finest City Improv

Our mission is to help develop, promote, and showcase improv performers in San Diego. We do this with a little help from each other and our fine friends in that less fine city to the north.