Kismet Improv - Pawtucket, RI - Shows Friday and Saturday Nights

KISMET SHOWS

Join us for a laugh and a beer at a show featuring our top-notch comedians. And don't worry - no audience participation required.

 

COVID-19 POLICIES

We are currently requiring all audience members and students to show proof of full vaccination and wear face masks while at Kismet Improv. Masks are not required when eating or drinking.


Our performers are not required to wear face masks. Performers and employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


We will update these policies based on CDC and state guidance. 

SHOW SCHEDULE

Browse our show calendar, and check out our full show descriptions below.

 
 

FRIDAY NIGHT FRENZY

Fridays | 7:30pm | $20

FRIDAY NIGHT FRENZY is Kismet Improv's premiere marquee improv show. Come watch our fiery comedians perform games, scenes and songs in the style of 'Whose Line is it Anyway.' Our creative, silly and fast-paced performers will keep you laughing with ideas based on your suggestions. A great date night, bachelorette outing, or first-timer's improv show!

 

KISMET + FRIENDS

Saturdays | 7:30pm | $20

Our Kismet Players bring their signature wacky, creative and weird personalities to the stage in this show inspired by a suggestion, a word, or a story. Featuring special guests - check our Facebook page to find out who!

HIDEOUT COMEDY

Friday 1/28 | 9:30pm | $15

A popular comedy staple in Boston, Hideout Comedy, is bringing Boston's finest stand up to Rhode Island on the last Friday of every month!

Headliner: Will Noonan

Will was named “Boston’s Best Comedian 2018” by The Improper Bostonian magazine and is sometimes known as “The Honda Guy” for his job as spokesman in Honda commercials on TV and radio all over New England. He has appeared on “Laughs” on FOX and HULU , “Gotham Comedy Live” on AXS-TV and his comedy albums are played often on Sirius XM. He is a regular on “The Anthony Cumia Show” with Artie Lange and Anthony Cumia. He has appeared on The Oddball Comedy Festival with Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, and told a story on NPR’s “This American Life” . He’s appeared on MTV as a comedian and was named Comedy Ambassador and a Moment Maker by Skype. He is also sometimes a fill in radio host for WAAF in Boston. Will is the creator and host of the popular iTunes charting podcast “High Pathetically with Will Noonan” which is always available for free on iTunes, Stitcher, & willnoonan.com. He is also well known for his internet presence. His Twitter account @willnoonan has over 12K in followership (including notable followers like Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell & Andrew Schulz). Also his past joke memes and standupshots continue to attract millions of views on sites such as Reddit, Imgur, 9Gag and The Chive. In Europe he is known for his acting in the beloved Katie Fforde film series which airs in Germany, Spain and France on PBS. He’s also starred in commercials for Staples, Ocean Spray, and LastPass among hundreds of others.

 

Friday 2/4 | 9:30pm | $15

Neal Leaheey presents: Whatever Fate Decides, a tarot-inspired improv show!

Explore what the future holds as a team of trained performers uses the Tarot to grant a special guest insight into their past life and the mystical ability to change what lies ahead!

 

HUMAN INTEREST STORIES

Saturday 2/5 | 9:30pm | $15

It's This American Life...if the American lives were just a tad bit stranger.

What makes us, as humans, interesting? That's what our dauntless podcast hosts, Lawrence Bird and Florence Bergdorf-McGowan-Howard want to know. They've collected some of the most compelling, deep and thoughtful humans around to share with you their stories about LOVE.

Part podcast spoof, part sketch show. All hilarious.

 

IMPROVISED BACHELOR/ETTE

Friday 2/11 & Saturdays 2/19 & 2/26 | 9:30pm | $15

Based on the ABC franchise, this show will follow the format of a typical season; several contestants compete to win the heart and hand in marriage of a human being who has, for some reason, decided to put their future in the hands of a major television network.

 

Saturday 2/12 | 9:30pm | $15

Keith Munslow presents: Three Hours from Broadway! A night of made up musical theater performed by some of Rhode Island's funniest improvisers!

 

Friday 2/18 | 9:30pm | $15

Kismet Improv is proud to present the most exciting spectacle in improvised theatrics! A side-splitting smackdown! The thrill at the mill! The Improv Cage Match! 
Every third Friday of the month, three teams will slug it out on our stage over two rounds of on-the-spot antics in a battle for the audience's approval and eternal glory!
Audience members will vote for the winning team, which will have the option to return the following month to defend their title. While votes are tallied all three teams will be invited to the stage for a jam.

 
 

FREE STANDBY

If you want to see a show for free, just show up! You can put your name on the standby list. Five minutes before the show, we'll release any unsold seats to the standby list.

This is first-come, first-served. You must show up about a half-hour early to the show to put your name on the list. You cannot sign up early or via email.