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Address: 15 Cottage St, 2nd Floor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1885
Phone Number:
+1 207-288-2503
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20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We offer fully improvised comedy shows six to seven nights a week during...

We offer fully improvised comedy shows six to seven nights a week during the season. We feature a cast of professional improvisers from Chicago and Maine. See the performers create a hilarious show using only your suggestions and their quick wits! Call to get show times and to make a reservation. Full bar, light snacks and desserts available. First show of every night is family friendly. Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Laugh Out Loud Funny!

A wonderful comedic evening for couples, singles, or small group of friends. Seating is tight, so expect to sit at a table with strangers. The actors were funny and interacted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2015
Mike L
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Saline, Michigan
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Saline, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

A wonderful comedic evening for couples, singles, or small group of friends. Seating is tight, so expect to sit at a table with strangers. The actors were funny and interacted with the audience without making fun of the audience as some comedians do. You should call ahead and make a reservation in the summer months as shows do sell out,... More 

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We highly recommend ImprovAcadia! The actors and actresses were awesome! We were constantly laughing, and Larry does it all, plays the music and helps get everyone seated. Zach did a great job serving people and Cass did a nice job behind the scenes in the bar and the kitchen. If you want to go to ImprovAcadia, go or call the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Who knew that a blowfish ate people and has feelings too!? Haha--fun evening! Thanks for a great night of improv---

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015

Nice surprise and a lot of fun. Inventive and quick-witted 5-person cast kept the laughs coming. Our recent visit was a sell-out night. Very understandable.

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Avon, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015

My wife and I visit Bar Harbor every year for the 4th of July, and always make sure to go to Improv Acadia. Over the years, I've lost track of how many times we've come... but it's most definitely not routine: The sketches are always terrific and fresh, and I always leave aching from laughing so hard. Last year my... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Have never been to an improv performance before tonight but decided to try based on positive tripadvisor reviews. So happy we went!! Staff was very friendly. The show was so funny without being vulgar or insulting. I would absolutely recommend this!

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

3 improv performers plus a fantastic guy on keyboards makes for a really fun evening. This is an intimate venue on the second floor right in downtown Bar Harbor, with close clusters of seats and small tables for your drinks and perhaps a bite to eat. The show lasts about 90 minutes including an intermission. We're very glad we arranged... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

I am a big fan of improve and encouraged my family (young adult children and husband) to go in here with me. They weren't enthusiastic to begin with but it quickly changed once the show began. Excellent performers, very professional. They were funny but not vulgar. Ended up they spoofed on my daughter and son-in-law's life which was HILARIOUS. I... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

I wasn't expecting much. I mean c'mon, Bar Harbor? Boy was I surprised. Very funny and well-trained improve performers. I've seen MANY comedy and improv groups from coast to coast and really, this group ranks at the tops. I wish I lived closer to go back more often. Well worth the charge and no drink minimum. (drinks are cheap anyway)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Awesomely funny show. Took our 11 yr old girl and she loved it. Family friendly early show. Don't miss it. We will do it again when we come back. Different show every night.

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