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Tempe Improv


address  930 E. University Dr.
 Tempe, AZ  85281
phone (480) 921-9877
tempeimprov.com

Upcoming Events   

Arizona's Funniest Comedian

Stand Up Comedy
Up-and-coming regional comics compete for a chance to perform at several major Florida clubs (plus a week at the Tempe Improv as well!).
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $10; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 4/24 at 8pm 

Nick DiPaolo

Stand Up Comedy
Nick DiPaolo is a comedian, writer, actor and former radio host. His appearances include "The Tonight Show," "The Late Show with David Letterman," and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" as well as several Comedy Central shows.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20-$22; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 4/25 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 4/26 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 4/27 at 7pm 

New Faces of Comedy Open Mic

Open Mic/Comedy
Share your talent with the crowd on one of the best comedy stages in the country.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $5; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Wed 4/30 at 8pm 

Rex Navarrete

Stand Up Comedy
Rex Navarrete is a trailblazing and truly hilarious Filipino American comedian. His riffs on home life and cultural issues are at once smart and funny. They also clearly resonate with a wide cross section of America as Rex has won a loyal audience across the U.S. that continues to grow. The first Filipino comic to release both a CD and a DVD, he has toured across the country during his 16-year career, and has opened for the likes of George Lopez and Rob Schneider.
www.rexnavarrete.com/
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $15; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 5/1 at 8pm 

Felipe Esparza

Stand Up Comedy
Felipe Esparza is a product of the streets of East Los Angeles. There is no subject that Felipe can't parody. He is one of the best comedy writers in the business.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 5/2 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 5/3 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 5/4 at 7pm 

Travis Thurman

Stand Up Comedy
Travis Thurman is a 13-year comedy veteran. He has worked with The Oxymorons in Scottsdale, performed at the Tempe Improv and even run his own venue at Tempe's Acme Roadhouse.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $12; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 5/8 at 8pm 

Dave Coulier

Stand Up Comedy
Dave Coulier's (pronounced Cool-Yay) story is a refreshing one for Hollywood; nice guys can finish first. As an actor/comedian/voice-over artist, his many talents are much in demand. Dave is perhaps best known for his work on the long-running hit ABC television series, "Full House," which aired for eight seasons (1987-1995, with almost 200 shows produced) and has also hosted "America`s Funniest People," and "The World's Funniest Videos." Highly regarded for his voice-over talent, Dave's additional credits include many Saturday morning cartoon favorites, plus the voice of Peter Venkman for "The Real Ghostbusters" and Cartoon Network's "Dexter's Laboratory."
www.davecoulier.tv
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 5/9 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 5/10 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 5/11 at 7pm 

Roberto Rodriguez

Stand Up Comedy
Roberto Rodriguez is a high-energy comic who's earned acclaim for his characters, voices and ability to engage the audience. Life experiences, observations and family are the inspirations for much of his humor.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $5; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 5/15 at 8pm 

Fortune Feimster

Stand Up Comedy
Fortune Feimster is a loveable southern comic who moved to Los Angeles in 2003 after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Peace College in North Carolina. Within a few months, she landed a job as an entertainment journalist for the L.A. Daily News and went on to write for a syndicated newspaper column for the next seven years. It was during that time that she began taking improv classes at the Groundlings Theatre and soon, a new passion was born. Now a full-time writer and regular on "Chelsea Lately," Feimster may also be best known for making her national TV debut on the seventh season of "Last Comic Standing."
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 5/16 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 5/17 at 7pm and 10pm 

Mitch Fatel

Stand Up Comedy
Mitch Fatel has been showcasing his talent to rave reviews for the past 15 years. Since then both appreciative audiences and comedy executives have made the same observation about Mitch's rise to stardom, "It's just a matter of time." Well his time has come. The number one requested comedian on Satellite Radio, Mitch has appeared numerous times on both the "Late Show with David Letterman" and the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno". In 2006 he took home honors as "Best Comedian" at the prestigious HBO Aspen Comedy Festival and in April of 2007 his half hour stand up special debuted on Comedy Central and was ranked #6 in the 2008 Standup Showdown. Mitch's' new Comedy Central One Hour Special "Mitch Fatel Is Magical" debuted in September 2009.
Tonight Show
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $17-$20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 5/22 at 8pm 
 • Fri 5/23 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 5/24 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 5/25 at 7pm 

Alonzo Bodden

Stand Up Comedy
He's not Shaft, but he is a bad mother....SHUT YO' MOUTH! A veteran of TV, Alonzo Bodden brings his unique perspective to the stages of clubs all over America. A previous winner on NBC's "Last Comic Standing," Boden has appeared on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien," and "thirtysomething" as well as Fox's "Keenan Ivory Wayans" show.
Last Comic Standing; Shut Yo' Mouth; comedian
www.alonzobodden.com
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $17-$20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 5/29 at 8pm 
 • Fri 5/30 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 5/31 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 6/1 at 7pm 

Maz Jobrani

Stand Up Comedy
Maz Jobrani is a member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which features some of the top Middle Eastern-American comics in the world.
www.mazjobrani.com
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $22-$50; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 6/6 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 6/7 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 6/8 at 7pm 

Cheryl Anderson

Stand Up Comedy
Cheryl's comedy is based on her experiences as a suburban soccer mom, but her act is not typical "mom humor." A favorite of audiences of all ages, she's appeared on "NickMom Night Out" and Nick-at-Nite's "Search for the Funniest Mom in America," as well as in numerous competitions and festivals across the country.
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $15; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 6/12 at 8pm 

Adam Ferrara

Stand Up Comedy
Comedian Adam Ferrara has performed on "HBO Comedy Showcase" and as the star of his own "Comedy Central" special. He has also appeared in several television series including "Caroline in the City" and "On the Job" with Dennis Leary. He can also be seen on the US version of "Top Gear" on the History Channel.
HBO; Comedy Central; On the Job; Caroline in the City
www.welcometoadamsville.com/
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 6/13 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 6/14 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 6/15 at 7pm 

Steve "Short Bus" Krause

Stand Up Comedy
Steve Krause, AKA "Short Bus," is a Phoenix-based "sit-down" comic (he performs from a wheelchair).
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Ages: 18 and over
Price: $10; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 6/19 at 8pm 

Heather McDonald

Stand Up Comedy
Comic Heather McDonald is a full-time writer and regular on E! Entertainment's top rated show 'Chelsea Lately.' Heather's talents include impersonations of such celebrities as Celine Dion, Katie Holmes, Drew Barrymore, Kim Cattral, Cher, The Kardashians, Lauren Conrad, Miley Cyrus, Amy Winehouse, Sarah Palin, Jennifer Aniston, Renee Zellwegger, Marlee Matlin, Jeri Jewel, Ali Lohan, Britney Spears, the Octomom and various Real Housewives.
www.myspace.com/heathermcdonaldcomedy
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Fri 6/20 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 6/21 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 6/22 at 7pm 

Jon Reep

Stand Up Comedy
Jon Reep, the 'Dodge Ram Hemi' guy, performs hip, hick humor. His show is energy-filled with non-stop characters, dead-on impressions, clever writing and the hottest redneck dance steps. He played the pot-smoking farmer "Raymus" in the movie 'Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay' and a police officer named "Gerald Bob" in the ABC sitcom 'Rodney.'
www.jonreep.com/
Ticket phone: (480) 921-9877
Information: 480-921-9877
Price: $20; 2 drink minimum


Schedule
 • Thu 6/26 at 8pm 
 • Fri 6/27 at 7:30pm and 10pm 
 • Sat 6/28 at 7pm and 10pm 
 • Sun 6/29 at 7pm 





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