Best Improv Comedy Nights In The Baltimore Area

August 4, 2016 8:00 AM

Just like the old saying goes, laughter is the best medicine. On days when life gets the best of us, there’s no better way to cure the pain than with some good comedy. While a TV show or movie might usually suffice, there’s nothing like attending a show at a good old fashioned comedy club. In the past, traveling out of town was a must for this experience, but not anymore. Listed below are five of best comedy clubs in Charm City.
Baltimore Comedy Factory
5625 O’Donnell St
Baltimore, MD 21224
410-547-7798
www.baltimorecomedy.com
In business for 30 years, the Baltimore Comedy Factory has always been Baltimore’s most popular comedy club. At the previous Power Plant location, many notable comedians have graced the stage. Seating is always general admission, and on a first come and first served basis. Try to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to showtime. There is also a dress code. Check the website for headliners and showtimes.Related: Best Comedy Clubs

Drop Three Improv And Sketch Comedy
7911 Harford Rd
Parkville, MD 21234
410-382-3870
www.dropthree.com
Drop Three is an improv troupe that strives authenticity in each performance. Each performance, they bring delightful shock value and unpredictability to the table, promising an unforgettable experience each time. Travel up to Parkville to see what exciting tricks the troupe has up its sleeve!
Illusions Bar And Theater
1025 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-727-5811
www.illusionsmagicbar.com
This high-end Fed Hill bar and lounge offers a different type of show that infuses magic into performances. Located just south of Baltimore’s famed Inner Harbor, Illusions is the perfect place for laughter, awe and raised eyebrows. Since it’s only open two days a week, it serves as the perfect start to your weekend. Stop by any Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., to see what has the city talking.
DC Improv
1140 Connecticut Avenue
NW, DC 20036
202-296-7008
www.dcimprov.com
Expanding its legacy in 2003, DC Improv opened a comedy school with classes in both improv and stand-up comedy. Its skilled instructors have helped thousands of people in the Washington area have fun while pursuing their dreams. The expansion continued with the addition of the comedy lounge, which is a 60-seat showroom. If you still have yet to visit the Improv, don’t delay any further. Stop by today to partake and the comedy experience of a lifetime!
Magooby’s Joke House
9603 Deereco Road
Timonium, MD 21093
www.magoobys.com
With well known national headliners every week, Magooby’s Joke House is one of the top comedy clubs in the country. Locally, they have been voted as the #1 comedy club in Baltimore by the City Paper numerous times. The 350-seat theater has state-of-the-art sound and lighting and a 240-square-foot stage! Located in Timonium, this premiere club isn’t only perfect for comedy, but also any type of private corporate event. Magooby’s also features some of Maryland’s best pub food, along with an extensive specialty drink menu, and wait for it….. tons of free parking! If you’re looking for a place to relax after the show, check out the Wits End Saloon, which is adjacent to the club!Related: Best Places To See Stand Up Comedy In Baltimore

Ashly E.Smith is a freelance writer and native of Baltimore,Maryland. As regular contributor to the Examiner and columnist for Graffiti on the Wall Hip Hop Magazine, she has a strong Pop Culture and Entertainment background. With articles that inspire; as well as,entertain, she enjoys sharing her craft with the masses.