What to know about Nashville’s Third Coast Improv Fest


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Think fastThird Coast Improv Fest returns this week (Thurs., Nov. 3- Sat., Nov. 5).

The three-day eventhosted at Third Coast Comedy Club and The Loft at Third Coast — unites improvisers from around the country for workshops and performances across a wide variety of genres. Here are some program highlights:

  • Improv Science Theater 4000 | Thurs., Nov. 3 | 9 p.m. | Third Coast Main Stage | Each show, the cast invites a different scientist to talk about current research and other topics + the improv group performs using the scientist as inspiration.
  • Off Broadway: An Improvised Musical | Thurs., Nov. 3 | 9-10:15 p.m. | Third Coast Mainstage | This Nashville-based improv troupe performs a one-act musical inspired by a genre and audience suggestions.
  • Empire | Fri., Nov. 4 | 8:30-11:30 p.m. | Third Coast Main Stage | Friday night’s headliner is an improv “super group” featuring some of NYC’s longtime musical improvers from the stage and screen.

Festival passes (available in three tiers) and individual tickets can be purchased ahead of time. View the full schedule and performer info here.

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