Schedule

Every Friday night Wage House presents an hour-long improv show featuring some of the area’s top improvisers and comedians. Friday night shows start at 8pm but be sure to arrive a little early to enjoy some drinks from our bar.  Follow us on social media to stay informed of any special events.  

Upcoming shows:

Apr 20

Wage House presents: Musical Improv with VOX MAGNA

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Keith Munslow, an award winning performer and musician, leads this veteran group of improvisers in a night of musical improv. With a suggestion from the audience they launch into creating hilarious and heart-warming songs, performing in a musical that has never been seen before and will never be seen again!  This show features an all-star cast and has become one of our most popular shows…you’re going to want to see it! 

Apr 27

James Jr. and Jim Do Improv and Kate & Casey! Plus an Improv Jam!

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Wage House is proud to present two talented and hilarious duos! AND stick around after the show to hop in our improv jam where you can try out some improv for yourself!

James Jr. and Jim. Do Improv: A Father-son Duo This past Christmas, current semiotics grad student and seasoned amateur comic James Jr. surprised his pop with the gift of improv and enrolled his dear dad in a 6-week improv course at Mapleton, Utah’s Learning Annex. Tonight, they combine forces to bring a Chevy Previa-ful of improvised comedic scenes based off a sole audience suggestion. Featuring Jake Goldman and John Bender.
Kate & Casey  For one night only one of Wage House’s most popular groups returns to the stage!  Watch as Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso create a stable of characters and wacky worlds on the spot!  They combine their brains, through the roof energy and ironclad friendship to deliver a night of captivating and side-splitting comedy!

Our improv jams are open to all, and will include a mix of newbies and  experienced players!  Come try out some improv for yourself! 
 

May 04

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Special!

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Come join us at Wage House on Friday May 4th as well celebrate all that is Star Wars!  This night will feature sketches, original songs, games and much more paying homage to the legendary cinematic franchise.  Writers and performers who have varying degrees of familiarity with Star Wars have joined forces to create a show that anyone can enjoy.  Yea, we’ve got your deep cuts but we’ve also got some pop cultures crossovers that any novice will appreciate.  
 

May 11

Tell it Again

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $5.00 
Back by popular demand!  Tell It Again returns to Wage House with new stories, returning classics and many more surprises!

Ginnie Dunleavy has a lot of stories.  Stories she’s known for, that she’s asked to tell again over and over at parties, conferences and barbecues.  In this one-woman show, she’s gathered the best ones into a game-show style night of storytelling.  No two performances will be the same, as the audience helps determine which stories are told…and how they’re told.  Tell It Again is a hilarious, heart-felt look into storytelling and how our stories define and reveal new things each time they’re told.  Whether you want to take part in shaping the show or just sit back and take in some jaw-dropping stories, this show is one you can’t miss!  

May 18

Tell It Again

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $5.00 
Back by popular demand!  Tell It Again returns to Wage House with new stories, returning classics and many more surprises!

Ginnie Dunleavy has a lot of stories.  Stories she’s known for, that she’s asked to tell again over and over at parties, conferences and barbecues.  In this one-woman show, she’s gathered the best ones into a game-show style night of storytelling.  No two performances will be the same, as the audience helps determine which stories are told…and how they’re told.  Tell It Again is a hilarious, heart-felt look into storytelling and how our stories define and reveal new things each time they’re told.  Whether you want to take part in shaping the show or just sit back and take in some jaw-dropping stories, this show is one you can’t miss!  

May 25

Tell It Again

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $5.00 
Back by popular demand!  Tell It Again returns to Wage House with new stories, returning classics and many more surprises!

Ginnie Dunleavy has a lot of stories.  Stories she’s known for, that she’s asked to tell again over and over at parties, conferences and barbecues.  In this one-woman show, she’s gathered the best ones into a game-show style night of storytelling.  No two performances will be the same, as the audience helps determine which stories are told…and how they’re told.  Tell It Again is a hilarious, heart-felt look into storytelling and how our stories define and reveal new things each time they’re told.  Whether you want to take part in shaping the show or just sit back and take in some jaw-dropping stories, this show is one you can’t miss!  

May 29

Level 1 - Improv Basics

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Level 1 – Improv Basics

Tuesdays starting May 29th

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.

Instructors: Casey Calderiso, Justin Wilder

Class dates: 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17

Cost: $225.00

By making a reservation you are guaranteeing you and your party seats at our show. Please note, making a reservation is NOT making a payment. Payment is made the night of the show at our box office. Payment can be made on the night of with cash or major credit card although CASH payment is preferred and appreciated.  

IMPORTANT: Doors open at 7:00pm for people to enjoy our bar and refreshments. Please claim your reservation at the box office by 7:50pm the night of the performance. Reservations will be released after 7:50pm to accommodate walk up business. In other words, you will no longer be guaranteed a seat if you arrive later than 7:50pm.

WAGE HOUSE

Wage House is an improv comedy theater located in Pawtucket offering fun-filled shows every Friday at 8pm. Our shows are high energy, smart, and unscripted so you'll never see the same show twice. The venue has a bar and light snacks so come early to enjoy the lounge area!

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