Friday, February 27, 2015

Upcoming Events! March, April & May 2015...



Voyage Trekkers: Play Along Screening
with Educating [Geeks]

Thursday March 12 at 7:30pm $5

Support Voyage Trekkers in their quest to become a feature film at a raucous screening of 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 a Galactic Union watering hole with photo ops, glitter tattoos, featured beverages & raffle before the show. 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.  You do not want to miss this one time only event

Get tickets online here: http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html
Check out Voyage Trekkers here: http://www.voyagetrekkers.com/watch.html
Check out Educating [Geeks] here:  http://www.educatinggeeks.com/


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

Two Show Thursday
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 http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html
 
And join us for Future Two Show Thursday events on April 2nd & 16th



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!


UHF starring Weird Al Yankovic         

Thursday March 26th at 7:30pm, $5

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

In 2014 Weird Al Yankovic had 8 #1 songs and the #1 album in the US with Mandatory Fun! In 2015 he won a Grammy… but in 1989 he was programming the wacky shows at U62!

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of UHF, the 1989 film debut of comedy rock satirist Weird Al Yankovic.

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.

Check out other NCT events: http://www.nctphoenix.com/events.html
Check out other Bookmans Events:  http://bookmans.com/events/
Check out Educating [Geeks] here:  http://www.educatinggeeks.com/

The Midnight Show

Saturday March 28th at 11:45pm, $8 ages 18+   *LAST Saturday of each month.

Its National Comedy Theatre’s Uncensored Improv Show. At the Midnight Show (11:45pm) there are No RULES, No REFS, and NO Brown Bag Foul… Fast paced Improv comedy is totally spontaneous, based on audience suggestion and an unpredictable, raucous good time is assured.

Get tickets online now at http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html

Two Show Thursday
Thursday April 2nd at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages


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 are the Perry High School Perrywinkles! They’re the defending High School Improv League Champions and they’re getting ready for 2015 HSIL Tournament! Check out the Perrywinkles and their fast paced improv!

Get tickets online now at http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html
 
And join us for Future Two Show Thursday events on 16th, May 7th &  May 21st.

Spoof N Cinema:    The Big Trees (Kirk Douglas!)
Thursday April 30th, 7:30pm        $8
Like Rifftrax, Mystery Science Theatre 3000 or Whose Line is it Anyway? Spoof N Cinema is for you!
The Weird Old Movie? A peaceful Quaker colony is thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a fast talking lumber man… And, if that isn’t exciting enough for you, don’t worry! 1952’s The Big Trees (starring Kirk Douglas ) gets the Spoof N Cinema treatment. Including new, hilarious dialogue, sound effects, plot twists and more! All presented to you LIVE, on stage, by National Comedy Theatre’s team of top- notch improv comedians.

Level  1 Improv Comedy Workshop

6 weeks 7:00- 9:00pm

Begins Tues May 5th Fee $175

$50 deposit at registration
This class is a comprehensive introduction to Improvisation. You will learn the games and exercises used by the professional imrpovisers and comedians of National Comedy Theatre.
Improv will develop your ability to focus, use teamwork, listen, think on your feet and have confidence.
Class size is limited, reserve your spot today.

workshops@nctphoenix.com

Monday, February 23, 2015

Egads! Its YOU (the Audience!) Audience Volunteer Photos from January & February

Thank you so much for being a part of the improv magic, Super Fans... now gander at your smiling faces!


 Well... this is certainly the blurriest audience volunteers we've ever had!
 And this is the blurriest Mike Mayfield we've ever had...


 This adorable young man asked this adorable young lady to be his Valentine at our Valentines Show!



Thanks for coming to the show everyone, we can't wait to see you again!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pink Elephants? Badmans & John Wayne? Uncensored Comedy? Weird Al? New Level 1 Workshop Dates? Ok!



The Midnight Show
Saturday January 31st at 11:45pm, $8 ages 18+
*LAST Saturday of each month. Additional dates 2/28 and 3/28
Its National Comedy Theatre’s Uncensored Improv Show. At the Midnight Show (11:45pm) there are No RULES, No REFS, and NO Brown Bag Foul… Fast paced Improv comedy is totally spontaneous, based on audience suggestion and an unpredictable, raucous good time is assured.

Get tickets online now at http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html
 
Check out additional dates at www.nctphoenix.com


The Pink Elephant Improv Comedy Show
Thursday February 12th at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages


Totally spontaneous and interactive comedy for Valentines Day at the Pink Elephant Improv Comedy Show! National Comedy Theatre’s award winning improv comedy team present hilarious comedy, made up on the spot and YOU (the Audience!) challenge the performers to EVERY game and shout suggestions!

This show is All Ages and all audiences are welcome. Bring a date! Bring a friend and forget the date! Bring the family! Heck, bring people you DON’T like… just don’t sit near them!

Get tickets online now at http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html

Valentines Day Comedy Shows at National Comedy Theatre
Friday 2/13 & Saturday 2/14, 7:30pm & 9:45pm    $12-$14

Two teams of top notch comedians square off in a hilarious and totally spontaneous comedy showdown featuring Valentines themed games and scenes you’ll only see once a year at the Valentines Day Comedy Show, including the NCT Rose Ceremony & Audience Pick Up Lines!

This show is All Ages and all audiences are welcome. Bring a date! Bring a friend and forget the date! Bring the family! Heck, grab people off of the street and bring them to the show, you’ll have a great time.

Get tickets online: www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html


Two Show Thursday
Thursday February 19th  at 7:30pm, $8 All Ages

One night, TWO hilarious improv comedy shows! At Two Show Thursday, you 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 and YOU (the Audience) will shout out suggestion for every game. Next up, Spoof N Cinema Sneek Peek! On 2/26 our Spoof N Cinema cast will be giving John Wayne’s Angel & the Badman a whole new hilarious sound track live, as the movie plays and at 2 Show Thursday, you get a sneek peek of the best 20-30 minutes!

Spoof N Cinema: Angel & The Badman (John Wayne!)                           
Thursday  February 26th at 7:30pm,  $8  All Ages
Spoof N Cinema takes this 1947 John Wayne flick and re-creates it as a hilarious comedy adventure! The award winning cast of National Comedy Theatre hits you with new dialogue, sound effects, plot twists and more!
The comedians are live, acting along with the movie right before your eyes. See John Wayne like you’ve never seen him before… funny!

Prizes and trivia follow the movie provided by Bookmans Entertainment Exchange and National Comedy Theatre.

Get tickets online: http://www.nctphoenix.com/showtimes.html
Check out other NCT events: http://www.nctphoenix.com/events.html
Check out other Bookmans Events:  http://bookmans.com/events/

UHF starring Weird Al Yankovic         
Thursday March 26th at 7:30pm, $5
Bring your favorite spatula…. It’s time for UHF!
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of UHF, the 1989 film debut of comedy rock satirist Weird Al Yankovic. George Newman (Yankovic) and his friend Bob take over Channel 62, a failing local TV station. George fills the broadcast day with bizarre programming, bringing the ratings up and 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. UHF also stars Victoria Jackson, Emo Philips, and Fran Drescher.
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.
Check out other NCT events: http://www.nctphoenix.com/events.html
Check out other Bookmans Events:  http://bookmans.com/events/
Check out Educating [Geeks] here:  http://www.educatinggeeks.com/

Level  1 Improv Comedy Workshop
6 weeks 7:00- 9:00pm

Begins Tues May 5th Fee $175

$50 deposit at registration
This class is a comprehensive introduction to Improvisation. You will learn the games and exercises used by the professional imrpovisers and comedians of National Comedy Theatre.
Improv will develop your ability to focus, use teamwork, listen, think on your feet and have confidence.
Class size is limited, reserve your spot today.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

So Much Smile! All the Happy! Its the Wall of Fame... in Blog Form!

These gals were celebrating a birthday and cosplaying at the show.... we have no idea what or who they were... but we like it anyway!











Hey are any of these smilin' mugs YOURS? Comment and let us know or find yourself on our facebook page and tag yourself and your friends!

Thursday, January 1, 2015

New Years Eve... the Extravaganza in Pictures

Party Favors Awaiting the Party

First Super Fans of the night, Stage looks terrific!

Bob Caplan and the yearly tradition of memorizing everyone's name

Audience being seating... Bob memorized ALL their names and more

Dorian starts the last show of 2014












We hope that all of our Super Fans, near and far, had a safe and happy New Year! We can't wait to see you in 2015!

www.nctphoenix.com