Venue Details

44 Star Starred
Bayfront Theater
2 Marina Blvd At Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
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Liz Boeder Red Velvet
7 events
3 reviews
10 stars
Google maps and Apple Maps make it hard to find once you're in Fort Mason Center. Pro-tip, once you make the left into the parking lot, BATS is in the building in the on the left side of the parking lot (within the lot, not on the perimeter) across from The Long Now and Greens Restaurant.
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Jenna Mahina Moonbeam Bliss
6 events
1 review
3 stars
Eat at Green's Restaurant and then just walk across the parking lot for the show.
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Reviews & Ratings

Battle of the Bay Theatresports
31 ratings
4.4 average rating
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59 events
31 reviews
23 stars
attended Jun 21 2008

I've been watching BATS for 25 years on and off. Sometimes I go every week and then I'll forget about them for a few years. I've attended 3 BATS events in the last week and my face still hurts from laughing so much. Saturday night's "Battle of...continued

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29 events
14 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 19 2010

I've gone to this improv event over the years, it seems to be the same improv actors...and the same sort of routines. They could use some new improv actors to keep the return audience surprised.
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18 events
13 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 15 2009

Very fresh and funny! Great evening. I marvel at their brains.

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Theatresports is improvisation played as a sporting event. Teams of improvisers compete in a series of scenes, games, and challenges vying for points awarded by three Olympic-style judges (who score each scene on a scale from one to five.)

The audience is involved throughout the show, shouting suggestions; volunteers are sometimes invited to participate in one of the rounds. At the end of the evening, the team with the most points wins. It’s wildly entertaining and BATS Improv’s most popular format.

Battle of the Bay features the BATS Company players divided into six themed teams that satirize citizens of San Francisco, and the North, East, and South Bays. Each show is completely different, so you can attend again and again and experience an exciting blend of theater and improv comedy.