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Steel City Improv Theater

5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
412-404-2695

PARKING:

The following map highlights places to park. Some are pay and some are free street parking.  PLEASE BE ADVISED: All patrons parking at the East Side Shopping Center or The Giant Eagle plaza, do so at their own risk of being towed.

Please allow time for parking and finding our theater for the first time.

Our address is: 5950 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

October 2021

8PM DUELING DUOS

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Dueling Duos is a show that has two duos fighting for bragging rights. Flipping a coin to see who goes first, both duos get the same audience suggestion and neither is allowed to see the other's set. The audience then votes on each set to see who wins! This time, it's Eric & Ryan and The Butch & The Bi vying for victory! And, as always, the show will be hosted by:  Quintessential Serendipity (Sarah Schultz & Quinn Strand)

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9:30PM The Improvised Vampire Diaries

October 22 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Who knew the enchanted (cursed?) town of Mystic Falls was actually located in Pittsburgh's Shadyside neighborhood? You are compelled to join Elena, Stefan, Damon, and the gang as they improvise a never-before-seen episode of TVD to celebrate the spookiest month of the year!

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8PM Iceberg Ahead!

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

We all know what happened to Jack and Rose.  But what else happened on that fateful night of April 15th, 1912?  Who was making a mess in the kitchen right before Titanic struck berg? And what was goin' on right before Mount Vesuvius erupted??  In this long-form improv show, we explore some of our favorite tragedies.  Let’s finally figure out what else went down right before someone shouted, “ICEBERG AHEAD!”

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930PM DJ CATNAPPER PRESENTS…

October 23 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

DJ CATNAPPER PRESENTS… Shocktober: Thrillerz & Chillerz Join Steel City Improv Theater for a wild, experimental variety show full of laser lights, glow sticks, air horn noises, the best EDM, and of course, a variety of performances from Steel City Improv performers with NO HOLDS BARRED. You get to chill and watch lit AF performances from SCITizens as they GO HARD!  No cap, this is a bomb-a$$ show that you won’t want to miss!  

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8PM Nighthawks

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

It may be 8PM in Pittsburgh, but it's 2AM at a diner somewhere. Pull up a stool, grab a hot cup of mud, and order something off the grill. This improvised show invites you into the Hopper painting, to spend some time with some lonely night-owls, gathering at the one spot still open. This is a character-focused improv show, where we learn about the lonely people at the counter, about what brought them there, and maybe even a little something…

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930PM Time Machine Talk Show

October 29 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

In 2021, comedian Deric Brown went on the dark web and bought an item claiming to have the ability to take anyone from any time in history and bring them to our present time. Join him as he hosts a talk show where he interviews different beings from other timelines in history.

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8PM SpookyProv

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Put on your best Halloween duds and join us for tricks, treats, and comedy! Our improvisers will take your spooky suggestion and put on a show full of scary stories, wacky characters, and supernatural surprises!

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9:30PM My Immortal

October 30 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

The year was 2006. With a culture war raging and the conscience of a country at stake, one pseudonymous author stepped up to heal a nation the way only exceedingly bad gothic Harry Potter fanfiction could. By turns exceedingly vulgar, deeply cringeworthy, and indescribably confusing, "My Immortal" captured the anxious zeitgeist of the age in a way that no competently written or remotely sensical work ever could. Were we ever so young? The year was 2020. With a culture war raging…

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November 2021

8PM THIS JUST IN

November 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Wouldn't it be nice to laugh at the news for once? Good "news"! We cull from the headlines the funniest and weirdest stories we can find, and our all-star improvisers use them as inspiration for scenes equal parts bizarre, hilarious, and unique. This Just In: Because the news shouldn't just be something your elderly relatives fall asleep in front of!

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930PM Character Improvement

November 5 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

An original character takes us into their world. Little do they know, a team of improvisers is waiting in the wings to take their tale and use it as inspiration. We’ve come to improve upon these characters. $5 Admission

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8PM The Draft

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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The Draft is a premier monthly show at the Steel City Improv Theater. We take select SCIT students and SCIT veterans and mix them together to make awesome, one time only teams. The Draft is the only show that combines the wisdom of improv vets and the excitement of new fresh student faces. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to watch these one-time-only improv teams. PLEASE NOTE: The performers for this show are invited. Purchasing a ticket to this show is…

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9:30PM Song-Gestions

November 6 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

“Song-gestions: Improv Inspired by Song” is a new show! Are you ready to be entertained? Talented improvisors will use song interpretations to create a comedic tapestry of made-up-on-the-spot, inspired scenes. The Song-gestion Improv players are a group made up of fresh faces and crafty veterans. How will the songs be interpreted? Well, come on in and see (and hear)! Show Host Bill Halloran will try to keep this madness on track. The Mighty Quinn Strand, tech extraordinaire, is in the…

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8PM Undeclared Pecans

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." -- Bob Marley The team formerly known as Harold Be Thy Name is now Undeclared Pecans (at least until we change it again). From a chaotic menagerie of interpersonal conflict, we weave a hilarious improvised tapestry of character and relationship from soup to nuts. New look, same great taste! Admission: $5.00

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8PM Classy and Relevant with Crocodile’s Dilemma

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Hilarious long-form improv comedy at its classiest! Nominated as one of three best improv troupes in Pittsburgh. CLASSY AND RELEVANT features Rachael Wonderlin, Dave Kwiatkowski, Zane Cook, Raymond Giorgi, Julieanne Zackey, Patrick Hsieh. CROCODILE'S DILEMMA features Grace Evans, Deric Brown, Emily Naples, Charlie Barber, Allison Brown and Ron Vassel. Admission: $5.00

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The SCIT Jam

November 13 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

What the vondruke is the SCIT Improv Jam? It’s like an open mic for improv. All are welcome to sign up and perform on our SCIT stage! It’s free to watch and free participate. It’s a great way to try out improv, sharpen your skills, and connect with the SCIT community. And it’s just plain ol’ fun. Reserve your spot to watch and/or participate by “purchasing” a free ticket today!  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to show time. Admission: Free…

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8PM Time Machine Talk Show

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

In 2021, comedian Deric Brown went on the dark web and bought an item claiming to have the ability to take anyone from any time in history and bring them to our present time. Join him as he hosts a talk show where he interviews different beings from other timelines in history. Admission: $5.00

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9:30PM The Originals

November 19 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Pittsburgh's only over 55 improv team. The Originals Are... Al Toohey Carol Chestnut Dave McCabe Debbie Witchel Admission: $5.00

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8PM Iceberg Ahead!

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

We all know what happened to Jack and Rose.  But what else happened on that fateful night of April 15th, 1912?  Who was making a mess in the kitchen right before Titanic struck berg? And what was goin' on right before Mount Vesuvius erupted??  In this long-form improv show, we explore some of our favorite tragedies.  Let’s finally figure out what else went down right before someone shouted, “ICEBERG AHEAD!” Admission: $5.00

Find out more »

930PM DJ CATNAPPER PRESENTS…

November 20 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Join Steel City Improv Theater for a wild, experimental variety show full of laser lights, glow sticks, air horn noises, the best EDM, and of course, a variety of performances from Steel City Improv performers with NO HOLDS BARRED. You get to chill and watch lit AF performances from SCITizens as they GO HARD!  No cap, this is a bomb-a$$ show that you won’t want to miss! Admission: $5.00  

Find out more »

December 2021

8PM THIS JUST IN

December 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Wouldn't it be nice to laugh at the news for once? Good "news"! We cull from the headlines the funniest and weirdest stories we can find, and our all-star improvisers use them as inspiration for scenes equal parts bizarre, hilarious, and unique. This Just In: Because the news shouldn't just be something your elderly relatives fall asleep in front of!

Find out more »

930PM Character Improvement

December 3 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

An original character takes us into their world. Little do they know, a team of improvisers is waiting in the wings to take their tale and use it as inspiration. We’ve come to improve upon these characters. $5 Admission

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1130am THE SCIT TELETHON 2021

December 4 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$25.00 – $60.00

The SCIT is now a non profit performing arts organization.  And we’re raising money in a fun way this year with the triumphant return of the SCIT TELETHON.  This year the show will be streamed live from our stage with a live in person audience as well. We need your help to keep the SCIT thriving as the original home of improv comedy in Pittsburgh! We have always believed that improv was more than performance art. It’s a way to…

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9:30PM Song-Gestions

December 10 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

“Song-gestions: Improv Inspired by Song” is a new show! Are you ready to be entertained? Talented improvisors will use song interpretations to create a comedic tapestry of made-up-on-the-spot, inspired scenes. The Song-gestion Improv players are a group made up of fresh faces and crafty veterans. How will the songs be interpreted? Well, come on in and see (and hear)! Show Host Bill Halloran will try to keep this madness on track. The Mighty Quinn Strand, tech extraordinaire, is in the…

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4PM Level 2 Class Show

December 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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Free

Building upon the Foundations of Improv in Level One, our Level Two students have worked on building truthful, realistic and dynamic scenes by grounding themselves in discovery, exploration and heightening. The best comedy comes from truthful commitment on stage. Watch our Level Two grads, as their work gets even more exciting when they delve deep into the improvised scene. PLEASE NOTE: Class shows tend to sell out.  Advanced FREE ticket purchase is recommended. Please arrive 15 min prior to showtime.…

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8PM Classy and Relevant with Crocodile’s Dilemma

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Hilarious long-form improv comedy at its classiest! Nominated as one of three best improv troupes in Pittsburgh. CLASSY AND RELEVANT features Rachael Wonderlin, Dave Kwiatkowski, Zane Cook, Raymond Giorgi, Juli Zackey, Patrick Hsieh. CROCODILE'S DILEMMA features Grace Evans, Deric Brown, Emily Naples, Charlie Barber, Allison Brown and Ron Vassel. Admission: $5.00

Find out more »

9:30PM The Originals

December 11 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

Pittsburgh's only over 55 improv team. The Originals Are... Al Toohey Carol Chestnut Dave McCabe Debbie Witchel Admission: $5.00

Find out more »

8PM The Draft

December 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

The Draft is a premier monthly show at the Steel City Improv Theater. We take select SCIT students and SCIT veterans and mix them together to make awesome, one time only teams. The Draft is the only show that combines the wisdom of improv vets and the excitement of new fresh student faces. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to watch these one-time-only improv teams. PLEASE NOTE: The performers for this show are invited. Purchasing a ticket to this show is…

Find out more »

8PM Iceberg Ahead!

December 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$5.00

We all know what happened to Jack and Rose.  But what else happened on that fateful night of April 15th, 1912?  Who was making a mess in the kitchen right before Titanic struck berg? And what was goin' on right before Mount Vesuvius erupted??  In this long-form improv show, we explore some of our favorite tragedies.  Let’s finally figure out what else went down right before someone shouted, “ICEBERG AHEAD!” Admission: $5.00

Find out more »

930PM Time Machine Talk Show

December 18 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Steel City Improv Theater, 5950 Ellsworth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

In 2021, comedian Deric Brown went on the dark web and bought an item claiming to have the ability to take anyone from any time in history and bring them to our present time. Join him as he hosts a talk show where he interviews different beings from other timelines in history. Admission: $5.00

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