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Competitive Comedy

EVERY Friday & Saturday Night at 7:30 & 9:45pm
$14 Adults, $12 Students, Seniors, Military ALL AGES


A hilarious, spontaneous and interactive comedy show where YOU (the Audience) shout suggestions, pick games and decide which team will win! Click HERE for tickets or call our box office: 602-374-5638

The Midnight Show

Saturday 2/28  at  11:45pm  $8        17+


National Comedy Theatre’s monthly foray into the uncensored & unknown goes down on the last Saturday of the month at 11:45 featuring uncensored, anything goes improv comedy. NO BROWN BAG FOUL at this unrated show, so audiences are limited to ages 17+


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Voyage Trekkers: Play Along Screening w/ Educating [Geeks]

Thursday March 12 at 7:30pm, $5 (Unrated, recommended for 18+)


Support award winning, local comedy web series Voyage Trekkers in their quest to become a feature film at a raucous screening of BOTH Seasons 1 & 2. You’ll do more than laugh along with the worst crew in the galaxy… you’ll join in the fun as NCT Phoenix transforms into an interactive Galactic Union watering hole with photo ops, glitter tattoos, featured beverages & prize raffles!

Play along with the gang from Educating [Geeks] and the Educating [Geeks] Voyage Trekkers Drinking* Game Rules during the screening, followed by trivia and even more prizes. DON'T MISS THIS ONE TIME ONLY EVENT!

WATCH VOYAGE TREKKERS: http:// watch.html


*Any beverage will do. NCT does not require nor encourage the drinking of delicious alcohol. Specifically not March's featured beer, SanTan SunSpot Gold.


Two Show Thursday: NCT's Variety Show!

Thursday March 19  at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages


At NCT’s montly Variety Show, TWO Show Thursday, you (the Audience!) get double the comedy. First up at this month’s show… the Thursday Night Troupe. TNT will have you rolling with their spontaneous, fast paced improv comedy. Next up is an original one act play the Right to Remain Silent, a hilarious melodrama written & directed by NCT Main Stage’s own Francis Zagarrigo!


Don’t miss this month’s Two Show Thursday! Get tickets online now at
And join us for Future Two Show Thursday events on April 2nd & 16th. Check  for more!

UHF (Weird Al Yankovic) Screening Event

Thursday March 26th at 7:30pm $5 (PG-13)


Bring your favorite spatula…. We got it all on UHF!


In 2014 Weird Al had 8 #1 Hits and a chart topping album. This year he won a grammy...

in 1989 he was a lowly station manager at U-62!

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of UHF! George Newman (Weird Al) fills the broadcast day with bizarre programming, turning Channel 62 into an overnight success. Soon, rival station CEO R.J. Fletcher threatens to sabotage Channel 62, and George must come up with a way to save it!


Plus! Bring your finest Spatula for the Best Spatula contest and spin the Wheel of Fish for Prizes! AND, a LIVE podcast with Educating [Geeks] follows the screening, included with admission. Laugh along and even participate as the Educating [Geeks] crew hash out the best and worst moments of UHF along with your Geek Host, UHF Super Fan and our First Timer, who is seeing the movie for the very first time. Prizes provided by Bookmans & NCT.


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Ladies Night! The Girls Take Over at NCT!

Saturday March 21 at 7:30pm & 9:45pm  $12-$14


It’s the same top shelf brand of hilarious, spontaneous, competitive improv we’ve come to expect from the cast and crew of National Comedy Theatre… but on this special evening… the ladies are taking over! An all woman show with two teams of the best of the Valley’s female improvisers going head to head in scenes and games and YOU (the Audience!) will decide which team of lady improvisers is the funniest!


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Level 1: Intro to Improv Comedy Workshop

6 Weeks, $175 Meets Tuesday nights  at  7:00pm 

Level 1: Intro to Improv

Tuesday May 5, 7:00pm- 9:00pm 6 weeks $175 Class fee

In National Comedy Theatre's Level 1 Improv Comedy Class you will learn the same improv comedy games and concepts seen on stage at our weekly Competitive Comedy Shows. Learn the skills of listening, quick thinking, team work and confidence in a fun, no pressure atmosphere!

To register call or email National Comedy Theatre 602-374-5638,

Level 1 is intended for participants 18 & older.


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