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Maestro: Improv Comedy Showdown

  • The Mopco Improv Theatre 10 North Jay Street Schenectady, NY, 12305 United States (map)

Maestro: One Improviser to Rule Them All! 

A comedy elimination showdown. Many competitors enter but only one will emerge as the "Maestro"

Doors Open @ 7:30pm, Show Starts @ 8:00pm

A king or queen to rule the stage!

In this exciting, winner-take-all format, improvisers from around the Capital Region and beyond compete to escape elimination and be crowned the evening's improv comedy champion. Actors perform in a barrage of scenes and songs for the audience's delight and approval. Each round gets more intense as performers are eliminated and the stakes get higher. Who decides who will have their number called and face elimination? You, the audience decides who will win the night and be crowned Maestro!

Who will succeed or join the ranks of the eliminated? Come laugh and cheer on your favorites to see who will be this month's Maestro!


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There are no minimum age requirements for attendees. Typically shows are within a PG-13 rating. Our performances are improvised so the content is largely determined by the audience and the suggestions you give. We don't avoid "blue" humor but we try to be a little more creative with off-color suggestions than the obvious.  

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is available on Union and N Jay street by our Theatre. Parking is available in the lot behind Perecca's as well as other public lots within a short walk of the theatre. The lot directly across from us is reserved for the Rossi & Ditorro Funeral Home NOT AVAILABLE for parking. DO NOT park in the lot by JoJo’s Auto Service or you will be towed. Find our more and see a detailed map of parking options available around us here.  

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach us at with general inquiries or with specific questions about the show times and details. You can also call us at 518-577-6726.  

What's the refund policy?

Please contact us 24 hours before showtime to be eligible for a full refund.  

Earlier Event: August 18
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Later Event: August 25
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