After an exhausting day, visiting the Brea Improv will definitely help you unwind! With daily comedic shows, the Brea Improv will surely give you and your friends a good laugh. The venue boasts a diverse group of comedians, ranging from Amir K, who has won an award for his role in the Oscar winning film, to Shang, who often speaks on political satire and has even appeared on one of HBO’s TV shows. You can also enjoy a variety of foods and drinks at CopperBlues, a unique rock ‘n’ roll themed restaurant on site before or after your show.
Their menu offers an assortment of mouth-watering dishes and desserts such as warm pretzel sticks, angus burger sliders, and chocolate lava cakes. They also offer sodas. Since the center was established in 1963, it has attracted the likes of many well-known icons in the entertainment industry. Some of them include Ellen DeGeneres, Margaret Cho, and Kevin Pollak.
Furthermore, there are multiple shows you can enjoy at Brea Improv to fit your tastes: comedy troupes, one-man shows, sketch comedy acts, and more. Some companies have even utilized the 570-seat facility and sophisticated speaker and video system to direct and produce their own media content! For instance, the Showtime Cable Network and Comedy Central, two well-known companies on social media, have filmed some of their shows at Brea Improv.
Moreover, this venue is the perfect place to hold corporate events, wedding receptions, business meetings, fundraisers, and more. Not only has the location become much more modern and sleeker with its recent renovation, it also supports live music and DJs. Complimentary parking is also located across the street.
Here are a few tips for your enjoyment
Get there early (preferably 30 minutes - 1 hour according to past attendees) so you can snag a good seat and avoid the long lines. Be warned: people at the very front row sometimes get picked as volunteers!
If you are attending with a group of 4 or more people, you can reserve a private booth for about $200.If you are attending with a group of more than 7 people, you can come an hour early and ask the door captain to place all of you in the same section.
You can buy an Improv Cup that will also get you free refills on soft drinks! They are a great way to remember the experience.
Brea Improv is the place to go if you are around Brea and desire a good laugh. With excellent comedians and delicious food, you are sure to have a good time!