We’ve been bringing quality improv and entertainment to the Circle City since 1993. It’s kinda crazy, right? But it’s true! Now in our 26th year in business, ComedySportz is the longest-running show in Indianapolis. Let’s bring you back to the magical time of the early ‘90s. Grunge fashion was all the rage and Tom Hanks was adorably Sleepless in Seattle. And we were already underway, cutting our comedy chops. The sketch and improv group Below the Belt included members Ed Trout, Mia Lee Roberts, Lynn Burger, and Dave Ruark. Things were chugging right along when Randy Smock introduced us to an amazing show format in Chicago. The group traveled north to the wilds of Chicago to see a competitive, all-ages, improvised comedy event called ComedySportz.
Fast forward to February of 1993. We were up and open for business in the late hours of the night at Theatre on the Square in Fountain Square. We were a success! ComedySportz has been continuously running in Indianapolis ever since, including 21 years on Mass Ave. And now, we are making a new home in The Wit Theater on Shelby Street!