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  • Triple Crown Ale House 330 7th Avenue New York, NY, 10001 United States (map)

Each week 3 of NYC's bravest, most adventurous indie improv teams compete to see who can do the best fully improvised set. 

Cost: Free! (optional donation appreciated - all proceeds to go towards the show)

Doors open at 6pm. Show starts promptly at 6:30pm.

Opening (or Closing) Act by:
Jason Sweeten & Steve Ling


Lida Darmian
Jenny Gorelick
Samantha Lara Levine
Christina Marano
Makena Miller
Mara Nelson-Greenberg

Robert Allen
Drew Beck
Lauren Gray
Ricky Martinez
Nick Reichheld
Yael Rizowy
Tim Simon


POST SET TRADITION - Following the sets, as votes are being collected, each team is requested to send a representative (or two) to the stage to give a brief speech on why they deserve to win OR what a win would mean for the team (30 sec-1 min for each team) OR really whatever else you feel like doing. This is your last chance to entertain the audience!

AWARDS - Following a very brief intermission, the Winner will be announced. Each winning team member will receive a 1st place medal, be requested to take a photo for the website, and have the option to return the following week if they have not yet won 3x. 
Each team gets 15 minutes. Blackout will occur when the time runs out OR when you decide to black yourself out!

As is the case with Indie Cage Match, teams must bring at least 3 performers and also at least 50% of the total submitted roster must be present. Teams must also submit to the UCB East Indie Cage Match prior to this show to be eligible for potential advancement. 

Judge #1 - Steve Ling (33%)
Judge #2 - Jason Sweeten (33%)
Judge #3 - Audience Vote* (33%, will also serve as the tie-break)

*Or in another words, if the judges don't both agree on an obvious winner, the Audience will determine the winner.

Team with the most accepted attendees on this invite will have first pick of the running order. And second most will have the second pick. If you wish to take advantage of that right, please message prior to the show.

REGISTRATION: If you have a team interested in performing, please register at There are still available slots in August!


THERE IS A STRICT POLICY ON NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES. The Triple Crown does give a discount ($4 select drafts & 10% off food) for those with this improv show.