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Welcome to

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Squirrel Comedy Theatre is a non-profit providing classes in sketch, improv, and characters taught by a diverse group of NYC's best and brightest performers and writers.

2021 IRL Improv, Sketch, and Character Classes

COMING SOON!

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Our Mission

The Squirrel Comedy Theatre is a non-profit that aims to be New York's premier destination for sketch and improv comedy, with world-class live shows and classes from a diverse group of the city's best and brightest performers and writers. Guided by the comedic principle of The Game of the Scene, The Squirrel values community, representation, transparency, and equality, starting with, but not limited to, financially compensating its artists.

 

LIVE SHOWS

LIVE SHOWS AT CAVEAT EVERY SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY

See More Great Shows At Caveat!

 

  • RaaaatScraps
    Aug 01, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The Pandemic (you know which one we're talking about) may have taken the UCB Theatre away from us here in NYC...but it could not strip away THE BEST IMPROV SHOW in the world. From the ashes, we will rise and with a gentle & thankful nod to our old mommy, ASSSSCAT, we present RaaaatScraps - your new Sunday night tradition. With performers from Broad City, High Maintenance, Search Party, Marvelous Ms. Maisel, The Last O.G., Crashing, and more!
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  • Characters Welcome LIVE!
    Aug 01, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Eric Feurer, Michael Hartney, Sarah Smallwood Parsons, and Justin Tyler host the best damn character show on the planet!
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  • Acorns: A Sketch Comedy Showcase (with Scrunchie & Kids These Days!)
    Aug 02, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    A sketch comedy showcase hosted by Young Douglas highlighting New York’s best and brightest comedians!
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  • F*ck Summer (Featuring Mallrat & Shrecc!)
    Aug 02, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Watch Squirrel Jam hosts Mallrat and Shrecc in a night of characters and improv that pays tribute to this never-ending HELL of a season.
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  • Borabish: An Improv Show
    Aug 07, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The founders of The Squirrel come together to put on a fully improvised show!
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  • Shoes Off, Mouth Off!
    Aug 07, 10:00 PM – Aug 08, 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    A comedic storytelling show where Asians and Asian-Americans voice and address issues they face all the time.
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  • RaaaatScraps
    Aug 08, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The Pandemic (you know which one we're talking about) may have taken the UCB Theatre away from us here in NYC...but it could not strip away THE BEST IMPROV SHOW in the world. From the ashes, we will rise and with a gentle & thankful nod to our old mommy, ASSSSCAT, we present RaaaatScraps - your new Sunday night tradition. With performers from Broad City, High Maintenance, Search Party, Marvelous Ms. Maisel, The Last O.G., Crashing, and more!
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  • Turn That Straight
    Aug 08, 10:00 PM – Aug 09, 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Hosts Mandy Ranero and Paris Adkins ask NYC’s gayest comedians to turn an infamous straight person into a raging queer.
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  • Acorns: A Sketch Comedy Showcase (with Soul Crush & Shiners!)
    Aug 09, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    A sketch comedy showcase hosted by Young Douglas highlighting New York’s best and brightest comedians!
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  • Should I Be Embarrassed?
    Aug 09, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM EDT
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    An improv show taking our most embarrassing moments and making stinky good comedy out of them! A show that's good for you, regretful for us.
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  • Borabish: An Improv Show
    Aug 14, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The founders of The Squirrel come together to put on a fully improvised show!
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  • These Are Not My Words: Summer Script Swap Spectacular!
    Aug 14, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    A character show where every member of the cast writes for each other and no one sees the script until moments before they go on stage.
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  • RaaaatScraps
    Aug 15, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The Pandemic (you know which one we're talking about) may have taken the UCB Theatre away from us here in NYC...but it could not strip away THE BEST IMPROV SHOW in the world. From the ashes, we will rise and with a gentle & thankful nod to our old mommy, ASSSSCAT, we present RaaaatScraps - your new Sunday night tradition. With performers from Broad City, High Maintenance, Search Party, Marvelous Ms. Maisel, The Last O.G., Crashing, and more!
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  • Fix Your Life
    Aug 15, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    Get your life fixed by a panel of comedians competing to give you the best advice.
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  • Acorns: A Sketch Comedy Showcase (with Emily Olcott's Choose Your Own Adventure & SCRAPPED!)
    Aug 16, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    A sketch comedy showcase hosted by Young Douglas highlighting New York’s best and brightest comedians!
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  • We Stan Together + Downstairs Party
    Aug 16, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    First, a pop culture academic symposium. Then, a wild, interactive hybrid of sketch, variety, and spin the bottle!
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  • Borabish: An Improv Show
    Aug 21, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The founders of The Squirrel come together to put on a fully improvised show!
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  • Asian AF
    Aug 21, 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM
    Caveat, 21A Clinton St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    The all-Asian variety show is ready to show you what they've been working on during quarantine!
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CLASSES

Our philosophy is rooted in finding and exploring the game of the scene. Learn the fundamentals, get weird, and hone your craft in a wide range of classes.

All class times are EST unless otherwise specified.