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Best Improv Comedy Nights In Detroit

There's nothing better than going to a live performance to hear a comedian perform. It's amazing when the comedians have their own set of good jokes, and it's even better when they play to the audience members. Who knows what's in store when going to a comedy club. One thing is certain, there will be a lot of laughter.
Go Comedy! Improv Theater
261 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 327-0575

Does comedy entertain you? Is it something that you want to learn and know more about? Go Comedy! Improv Theater supports improvisational acts. Check out the lineup of comedians and musicians and come and enjoy the fun. Also become part of the fun by signing up for one of their workshop classes: sketch, skills program, work shops, summer camps and more. There is comedy for all ages, so whether you listen to comedy or you want to become the comedy, Go Comedy! Improv Theater is the place to visit.

Planet Ant Theatre
2357 Caniff St.
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(313) 365-4948

Renovating and expanding their comedy space, Planet Ant Theatre takes comedy seriously. For twenty years, this theatre provides a safe space for performers, writers, and directors to present their shows to various audiences. Come to an improv night and perform center stage. Buy tickets and watch the show for an evening. If comedy means a great deal to you, sign up for an improv workshop class and become part of the laughs. Planet Ant Theatre knows how to present a good performance.

Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle
310 S. Troy St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 542-9900

Do you have a comedy routine memorized that is ready to be performed? Every Wednesday night, new performers are allowed to get on stage and make the crowd laugh. If you're more interested in being part of the audience, check out their schedule to see which performers have your attention, buy tickets, and come enjoy the show. Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle provides a welcoming environment for all comedians and performers. On performance nights, know that the owner has hand-selected the performers to be there. Attending Mark Ridley's performances will guarantee a good show.

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The Detroit Funnies
6782 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Warren, MI 48091
(586) 745-0082

Whether it's funny comedians or funny movies, The Detroit Funnies makes it their priority to make sure you have a good laugh. With a positive atmosphere, good drinks at a reasonable price and a list of events lined up to make your evening pleasant. Check out the show lineup and get ready for some laughs.

Five15 Media Mojo & More
515 S. Washington Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
(248) 515-2551

This is an inspired, independently-owned, music, book, movie and gift shop. It has a "left bank" feel allowing everyone to be welcomed. With various events held at the shop throughout the year, there are several comedians that perform. Stop by and listen to the comedians, or see if you can schedule a show and become the live entertainment for the evening. The more comical the better at Five15 Media Mojo & More.

The Fillmore Detroit
2115 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 961-5451

Built in 1925, The Fillmore Detroit was mainly known as the State Theatre. Many types of venues are held here: music, comedy, concerts, entertainment, performances, etc. Anything theatrical is welcome. Check out The Fillmore Detroit schedule to see what performances are playing. Many famous artists have played at this venue, so enjoy history and the theatrics all at the same time. Buy the tickets, and be prepared for good entertainment.

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