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39 Star Starred
Bayfront Theater
2 Marina Blvd At Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
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In the spring and summer, go on Friday night to enjoy the food trucks at Off the Grid as well. The most fun - and cheapest - date night ever!
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"Greens" restaurant and a nice bar across from theater. Snacks, beer and wine available at theater.
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86 reviews
24 stars
attended Aug 06 2011

I usually love BATS, and have enjoyed their quick, clever, entertaining work many times. But this was uncharacteristically DULL. Some of their best performers were there, but we (including the actors) spent most of the time listening to two...continued

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1 stars
attended Jan 28 2012

Hysterically funny! Will definitely go again, and again.

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49 reviews
40 stars
attended Jan 14 2012

Wow... first time I have gone and it was sold out. I have attended about 5 performances here... seems I always go on Spontaneous Broadway night. The cast is talented and the night moves along quickly. Parking is easy in the nearby waterfront lot...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

  • Best Theater Company in 2012 by the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
  • The 2010 San Francisco Frommer’s Guide gave BATS Improv the ranking of Highly Recommended.
  • BATS was named Best Theater Company 2009 by the San Francisco Chronicle BayList.
  • Best Comedy Group 2008 by SF Weekly.


Fridays: Theatresports
Theatresports is a fast-paced, exciting and highly interactive night of improvised theatre complete with Olympic-style judges. Each show is unique and always full of hilarious surprises; you can expect lots of variety and audience participation.

Saturdays: Super Scene
Super Scene is a fast-paced and hilarious theater competition featuring five directors creating five unique, completely improvised stories each with a unique tone or genre. But here’s the catch: stories unfold one scene at a time, round by round. After each round, the audience gets to choose which stories continue on and which story is eliminated, until the final round where only one story remains and the Super Scene is performed.

Saturdays: Improvised Farce
Improbable situations, larger than life characters, fill the fast paced world of this classic comedic genre. Each night a new set of spirited characters will be created on the spot from your suggestions. Misunderstandings, mistaken identities, and slamming doors abound! Improvised Farce is the newest genre work from the BATS Company. No two shows are ever the same!

About the Ticket Supplier: BATS Improv

BATS Improv has entertained Bay Area audiences since 1986. Their unique style of acting-based improvisational theatre has made them the Bay Area's largest improv theater company and school and is a benchmark for improv all over the world.