Come see a show.
Have a drink.
It’s Fun to have Fun.
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This Level 1 class begins on Tuesday, January 21st and runs through March 10th
Here is where it all starts! This 8-week class is designed to teach you the core concepts of improv including agreement, pattern and basic scene work. Students will learn how to work from the top of their intelligence to make choices that will become the building blocks of great scenes. Within a highly supportive and positive environment, students will explore and practice the core skills of improvisation. At Wage House, we strongly believe anyone can improvise, so this class is for everyone! Learn the fundamentals of improv and practice getting up on stage. Improv is great for anyone wanting to be a better performer, have more communication tools, work on public speaking, or just have fun! At the end of the class, you and your classmates will perform as a team in your very own show.
This course runs for 8 weeks, and each class is 3 hours long.
Please be advised this class will include some light to moderate physical activity. Participants must be at least 16 years old.
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What happens when Rhode Island’s best improvisers take it to the mat, swing for the fences and start throwing hail mary passes, all with just 60 minutes on the shot clock? Find out in STATE CHAMPS, the most competitive, fast-paced improv that our little state has ever seen! Come early and grab a beer or wine from the bar!
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
In this improv workshop, participants will unleash their creativity with fun improv games and scene work!! During this 3 hour workshop, we will introduce some short-form improv games that allow for creativity and collaboration. We will also introduce some of the basic skills of long-form improv and explore those elements within improvised scenes.
This workshop is open to people currently enrolled in grades 6th through 8th at any school or program. There will be individual and group work involved as well as light to moderate physical activity.
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
In March of 2019, Jake Goldman recorded his first-ever live comedy album, “I’m Fine,” at Wage House. Tonight, he’s celebrating its ultimate release with some of his best comedy pals from over 15 years in comedy. This album release party will comprise bits from the past with some of Jake’s oldest collaborators including pals from around the country. There will be sketches, interviews, musical guests, jokes, songs, some improv and more! It’s a party! A limited number of CDs will be available for purchase, as well as some additional album-related swag.
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For one night only, Wage House welcomes Sophomore Comedy Tour, a collective of LGBTQ+ comedians from New York City! Tickets are only $5! Come early and grab a beer or wine from the bar!
Wage House is a Rhode Island improv comedy theater located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island offering fun-filled shows every Friday at 8pm. If you’ve ever wondered “Are there any comedy shows near me?” then look no further! Our comedy shows are high energy, smart, funny, and unscripted so you’ll never see the same show twice. Our comedy venue has a bar and light snacks so come early to enjoy the lounge area! Bring a date, a group of friends or plan a work outing, admission is only $7! We strive to offer you an amazing and intimate experience from the moment you walk in the door. Our intimate black box theater just outside of Providence Rhode Island allows for every seat to be the best seat in the house. We also offer some great Rhode Island craft beers and a solid wine selection. Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso have trained at Improv Olympic and Upright Citizens Brigade and performed in the Del Close Marathon, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Providence Improv Festival, Hartford Improv Festival and many more. We also offer improv classes and improv workshops that will push and challenge you to become a better actor and improviser. Whether you are an experienced performer looking to advance your skills or a beginner looking to have fun and meet new people, our improv classes and improv workshops are a great opportunity to learn! Our mission is to provide a great night out for our patrons where they will experience top-notch entertainment for an affordable price. We strive to be a great comedy club to visit in the Providence Rhode Island area and bring great opportunities for people to learn improv and comedy in Rhode Island. Please contact us with any questions about our improv shows and improv classes, we are happy to chat with you!