Who are these ComedySportz® people?

CSz Theaters are independently owned businesses licensed by CSz Worldwide. The players are paid professionals who trained in our workshops and classes. Many of them have many years of experience; some have played since our founding in 1984. They are also very funny, and dedicated to making your experience at our theaters (or your event) a one-of-a-kind laugh-fest.

What is improv comedy?

Unlike "Standup Comedy" in which one performer tells pre-planned jokes to the audience, improvisational comedy involves a whole group of performers making up scenes and playing games on the spot based on audience suggestions.

Where does ComedySportz happen?

At one of our many locations or at your event.

What's a ComedySportz match like?

A ComedySportz® match features two teams of players competing for laughs and points, with a referee keeping things moving and calling fouls. An average of seven to twelve games are played during a match, drawn from a repetoire of over a hundred improv games. In "Shakespeare" a team will improvise a scene inspired by an audience suggestion in Shakespearian style. In "Forward/Reverse" the referee sends the scene back and forth at will, as though scanning a scene in a DVD, sending the actletes into a frenzy. Every show is different, with different players, different games, and different audiences supplying new suggestions. The fans judge the scenes and games and ultimately decide the winners and losers. ComedySportz® also asks “willing volunteers” to join us for a game or two each match, and we make them look great!

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Who should I bring to ComedySportz?

Unlike most live comedy, ComedySportz® is great for everyone: all ages, all occupations, all walks of life. The audience of a typical ComedySportz® match contains everyone from kids to couples to parents to grandparents. Everyone has a good time and no one gets offended.  If anyone steps beyond the boundaries of good taste, the "brown bag foul," a brown paper sack placed over the offending player's (or fan’s) head, will be called to set things straight. ComedySportz® proves "clean" can be fast, smart and fun for everyone. Whether a church group, a business group, or just a group of friends looking for a good time ComedySportz® is the experience everyone will love!

Find your nearest ComedySportz® team here or contact our Executive Director.