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:

Aug 24

Kate & Casey

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost: $5.00 
Veteran performers Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso perform fast-paced, laugh-packed improv.
This duo brings a combined 25+ years of improv experience to the stage and love playing with multiple characters, quirky relationships and creating bizarre worlds!  Fun fact: they opened Wage House together and will probably do a raffle before the show…because they love improv and they love raffles.  

Aug 30

Level 4 Student Showcase!

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wage House is delighted to present our Level 4 Student Showcase!! These students have recently completed our Level 4 class and are ready to show off their amazing improv skills! And, fun fact, they happen to be the very first Wage House graduation class. Whoop whoop!! Come support our wonderful students as they take the stage! Enjoy the night with a drink from our bar while laughing at our hilarious students as they create a show based on audience suggestions!

Runs: Thursday at 8pm [ Doors open 7pm ] Run time: 40 min

Aug 31

A Night of Sketch and Improv with Second Rodeo

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wage House is ecstatic to bring back this super talented group of Boston-based improvisers!  Second Rodeo features some fast thinkers from Boston who like to grab comedy by the horns! The members of this group keep audiences laughing in places like Improv Asylum, Laugh Boston, and Improv Boston! They are very cool and nice to get beers with. They also do short form improv and sketch. Short form improv is what you see on shows like “Whose Line Is It Anyways”, the form features fast, high-energy, side-splitting games.  Sketch comedy is featured on shows like “Saturday Night Live”.  Come check them out- you’ll laugh. We wouldn’t bullshit you. 

Sep 05

Level 1 - Improv Basics

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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.
Class dates: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24

Sep 08

Level 4 Student Showcase!

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wage House is delighted to present our Level 4 Student Showcase!! These students have recently completed our Level 4 class and are ready to show off their amazing improv skills! And, fun fact, they happen to be the very first Wage House graduation class. Whoop whoop!! Come support our wonderful students as they take the stage! Enjoy the night with a drink from our bar while laughing at our hilarious students as they create a show based on audience suggestions!

Runs: Saturday at 8pm [ Doors open 7pm ] Run time: 40 min

Sep 14

NO SHOW! COME CHECK OUT THE PROVIDENCE IMPROV FEST!

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wage House will be closed for the night of Friday September 14, 2018.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you will join us on a future Friday!

Why are we closed for one night only?  Welp, we will be at the Providence Improv Festival performing and watching hilarious improv acts from all over the country!  This great Festival runs on Thursday August 13th, Friday August 14th and Saturday August 15th!  Check them out here for the schedule and tickets!

Oct 18

Trinity Rep.'s Context and Conversation of Pride & Prejudice!

7:30 am - 9:15 pm

Wage House is beyond is excited to be hosting and partnering with Tritity Rep. for this year’s Concext and Conversation which will be centered around Kate Hamill’s adaptation of Pride & Prejudice! The evening will include refreshments and a conversation about the themes of Trinity’s main stage production of Pride & Prejudice. Each year Trinity curates a group of speakers in a location that brings people into spaces thematically linked to the production. This group will look at the themes of the show from several perspectives, allowing audiences to feel how the plays they produce inform /are informed by the surrounding community. This year Kate Hamill’s adaptation of P&P was chosen, and Wage House, an improv comedy theater in Pawtucke RI, co-owned by Kate Teichman and Casey Calderiso, two female comedians, was chosen as the perfect location to host and celebrate this conversation.

Kate Hamill’s adaptation of P&P is wildly funny and completely contemporary, while honoring Austen’s story and voice.

Kate and Casey of Wage House, love saying yes to funny women and love that Kate Hamill’s adaptation is celebrating a funny gal from the past! That’s why they are are honored to be hosting and participating in this conversation at thier improv comedy theater.

Please join us for an evening of saying Yes, to funny women!

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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