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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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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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Brilliant Cast

What an enjoyable evening! Attending a live Saturday Night Live taping could not have been any more entertaining. The cast was dramatic and musical and had a vast command of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
janet g
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12/4/2011
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12/4/2011
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What an enjoyable evening! Attending a live Saturday Night Live taping could not have been any more entertaining. The cast was dramatic and musical and had a vast command of literature, history, current events, and more! How can anybody think so fast, and how can so many work so well together?

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Thank janet g
Oakland, California
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172 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!! Lots of laughs and outstanding improv pros. If you are in Bar Harbor and they are putting on a show, RUN...don't walk...to get a seat. You won't be disappointed!!

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Thank ebk16
Crossville, Tennessee
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59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is the 1st time (wife and I) going to an improve club and I didn't know what to expect. These guys are very funny and talented and I don't see how they can keep up with all the crazy things they do. If your looking to get out of the room for a couple hours and laughing than I... More 

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ImprovAcadia, Owner at ImprovAcadia, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed the show. We do advertise 8pm shows in July and August as guaranteed family friendly. The 8pm show in the spring and fall, as you observed are more PG13. Thanks again for the lovely review! More 

Hudson, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Bar Harbor for our 15th wedding anniversary. We stopped in at improv Acadia as we do every time we visit Bar Harbor. Once again we were not disappointed and you won't be either. We caught 4 shows in 4 days!! This is top notch comedy that you'd expect in a big city!!

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Thank Dolly S
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the 10pm, not so family friendly show. It was hilarious! Everyone was talented and friendly atmosphere was great.

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Thank Higglepop
Boulder
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time here. Audience participation, small venue. Limited menu. Definitely check them out!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Bought tickets on line in advance of a stay in Bar Harbor based solely on Tripadvisor reviews. Unsure what to expect, never having previously attended an Improv performance and indeed found it took the first ten to fifteen minutes to acclimatise. The actors however knew their stuff and by the end of the evening, the only regret felt was that... More 

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Whiteland, IN
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202 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The staff and actors were all very friendly a personable. The setting is very intimate and if sold out would seem crowded. It was not that way on the evening we visited. They offer a few snacks as drinks and the wait staff was wonderful. It was a fun evening.

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Thank missqueenie
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a great time at Improv Acadia! It was definitely laugh out loud comedy, but was still able to remain pretty clean. Highly recommended!

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Thank Brownymama
Gowanda, New York
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fantastic show! Talented, enthusiastic performers who truly enjoy getting their audience involved. Funny, funny show! Great way to spend an evening in Bar Harbor....loved it!!!

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