Our main company performs two shows every Friday and Saturday night at our theater. Click here for directions and information on where to park. Tickets cost $11, $7 for students, educators and veterans, and can be purchased online or at the door. Reservations can be made for groups of four or more people by texting or calling (608) 216-5533.

COVID-19 Policy Update

Atlas Improv will continue to require masks in our performance space until the COVID-19 public health emergency expires on May 11, 2023. Surgical masks are provided free of charge. We realize that our policy is more stringent than other venues in Madison but has been in place to keep our performers healthy and protect vulnerable members of our community. Please be kind to our front-of-house staff and respectfully cooperate with their requests.

Starting May 12, masks will still be recommended in our performance space and we will continue to provide them free of charge. However, they will not be required at our standard 7 pm and 9 pm shows. We reserve the right to require masks for sold-out shows, such as The Cut, or in the event that COVID-19 transmission levels in Dane County return to more than 100 cases per 100,000 population.

Thank you for your cooperation.

7PM Friday & Saturday - TheatreSports

Two teams of performers face off through fast-paced comedy improv. Audience members fuel the show by yelling out suggestions and participating onstage, so no two shows are alike. It's appropriate for all ages and is a sure-fire way to have a fun night out.

9PM Friday - Double Feature

Every Friday at 9pm, Atlas takes you to the movies with a long-form Double Feature. Action! Adventure! Romance! Trailers! We've got the whole cinematic package. See you at the movies!

9PM Saturday - The Showcase

Our highly-trained improvisers bring long-form improv to the stage in The Showcase. Featuring three exciting formats, we bring Madison something new from the frontiers of improv comedy. Check out our Weaves, Armandos, La Rondes, Shakespeares, and more in this always fantastic show.

Unplugged - Select Thursdays

Atlas Unplugged is an improv show with no stage lights, no music, and all service. It's just house lights, us and you, and a bus-load of laughs. You can usually catch Unplugged the second Thursday of the month, but be sure to check our Facebook for more information.


Atlas: Uncharted is our most experimental show, where we test out new improv formats and explore new improv ground. If you're feeling adventurous, have we got a show for you! You can usually catch Unplugged the third Thursday of the month, but be sure to check our Facebook for more information.

Other Performances

We at Atlas love sharing our stage with others. We regularly host Atlas Indie Teams as part of our 10pm shows. We have also hosted a number of local improvisers and comedians as well as visiting improvisers from out-of-town. To see if we've got any of these special shows coming up, be sure to check out all our social media. If you're an improviser who will be visiting the area and would like to know more about performing on our stage or hosting a workshop, please email

Directions and Parking

Atlas Improv Company is located at 609 E. Washington Ave. Parking is available behind the building (enter from Main Street).

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