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The Black Box Improv Theater

518 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402-5101
+1 937-369-0747
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Outstanding entertainment.

Improv is a unique form of comedy and entertainment. The performers at Black Box deliver with... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
OhioTraveled
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Ohio
Fun night. Bring your own drinks!

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Black Box. The performers first asked couples in the audience... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
RunningEsme
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Troy, Ohio
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We are Dayton's only long form improv joint so come spend a few hours with us and laugh the night away! We have a variety of shows ranging from hour long shows based on your personal stories to our local favorite, our improvised musicals! Our musicals feature the former music director of Second City, Trey Stone, and all of our improvisers are locally grown! Give us a try and we bet you'll want to come back for more! Don't forget to BYOB!
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Hours Today: 20:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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518 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402-5101
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Improv is a unique form of comedy and entertainment. The performers at Black Box deliver with sharp wit. Bring your own drinks. They don’t sell alcohol and encourage you to bring your own. Great place for friends. Not usually appropriate for young children.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Black Box. The performers first asked couples in the audience how they met, and then performed skits based off the answers. The second half was a musical based on a board game an audience member suggested. No one was...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

But it's always funny. Black box is a hidden gem of Dayton. You never know what's the show will be but its always funny. They don't sell drinks but you can BYOB(and everyone does - don't forget cups and bottle openers). You can easily find...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a theatre that has classes and shows. They perform long form shows which takes a suggestion and perform a show based on it. This is opposed to short form improv like Whose line is it format. They have shows Thursday, Friday, and Saturday....More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

We arrived a little late but where seated anyway. It was very interesting watching ordinary people interact with the host. An audience member volunteered to be interviewed, about their life.An entire show was improvised based on that interview. It was funny and witty. Spend an...More

Thank Vernon N
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was a unique night out and a hilarious night also. The improv team did not single people out to create laughs. They picked a word given by the audience and performed an hour of skits based on that word. The second hour was based...More

Thank Keith C
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

We attended an 8:00 show on a Sat. evening. Doors opened at 7:30 and parking at that time of day was free on the street in front of the Theater. Price was $15 and we paid at the door when we arrived. This is a...More

2  Thank tlynn63
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