Events

Longform Night 4/26 8:00pm

Longform Night 4/26 8:00pm
$15 online*/ $20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

The Nest Theatre presents Longform Night!
Longform improv is most easily described as an improvised set of scenes and characters inspired from a single suggestion. Tonight we’ve got wonderful teams lined up!

Tonight features: Ben & Justin, The Hive, & NOW

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

Musical Mash-Up 4/27 8:00pm

Musical Mash-Up 4/27 8:00pm
$14 online*/ $18 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

Musical Mash-Up takes a suggestion from the audience for each and every scene! Your suggestion inspires a scene that inevitably turns into an improvised song! Come out and get ready to shout them out!

Opening for Musical Mash-Up will be: Scott & LT!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:45pm. If it is after 7pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

Storyteller Improv 5/3 8:00pm

Storyteller Improv 5/3 8:00pm
$14 online*/ $20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

The Storyteller Improv show is fun-filled with your suggestions inspiring TRUE stories from the cast. The improvisers then do scenes inspired by the stories! Always fun!

Storyteller is one of the oldest teams at The Nest Theatre. This team is formed from Columbus improv veterans who are among our first students at The Nest. Therefore, they exemplify the improv style brought to the city by The Nest Theatre owners.

Opening for Storyteller will be: Bryan & Melissa!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

The Rumble – Shortform Improv 5/4 8:00pm

The Rumble – Shortform Improv 5/4 8:00pm
$15 online*/ $20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

A cast of hilarious players in a Battle Royale of comedy games!

This show is great for date nights, parties, coworkers, families, and those craving a little competition. Shortform improvisation has been popularized by shows like Whose Line? & Wild’n Out, and we bring our twist to you! Fast paced, playful, interactive, and funny – you’ll get to see our players weave through games fueled by your suggestions before ultimately reaching the elimination rounds to ultimately decide the night’s winner!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

Hilly Dilly Filly 5/9 7:30pm

Hilly Dilly Filly 5/9 7:30pm
$10
Ages 16+
in the Birdhouse

Tonight features Hilly Dilly Filly! The performers improvise in an environment created by the audience.
Opening the night will be a short set by duo Katie & Kristen!

This will be LIVE at the new BIRDHOUSE Stage + Speakeasy in the Nest art complex –
2649 N High St location! Entrance is off the back parking lot. The Birdhouse is up one flight of stairs.
We strongly recommend arriving just after doors open between 7-7:20pm to this show to choose your seat.

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:00pm. If it is after 6:00pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

HERE: the (Improvised) Musical 5/10 8pm

HERE the Musical 5/10 8pm
$16 online*/$20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

HERE the Musical is a feat of improvisation – a two person, fully improvised musical play. In HERE the Musical, the players get one suggestion to inspire theme through an opening number, create characters and storylines inspired by the theme, and effortlessly weave the strings together to discover one piece. Not one ounce of music has been pre-conceived before the show begins.

Tara DeFrancisco and Rance Rizzutto began touring this show well before moving to Columbus to start The Nest Theatre. They have toured this show to 80+ cities in 24+ countries! Bring your friends out to experience HERE for yourself.

Opening for HERE: Level 4 core curriculum students!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

Netflix Special Improv 5/11 8:00pm

Netflix Special Improv 5/11 8:00pm
$13 online*/ $18 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

The latest Netflix programming is improvised on the spot based on your suggestions in this 50 minute experimental/alt-comedy show.

Opening for Netflix Special will be: Matt & Grace!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

La Ronde by The Roundabouts 5/16 7:30pm

La Ronde by The Roundabouts 5/16 7:30pm
please note – doors begin at 7:15/7:30pm show start (no late entry)
$10 / Ages 16+
Nest Theatre in the new experimental Bluebird Studio

The Bluebird Studio is located inside The Nest Theatre. It is our more intimate experimental space. Seating is EXTREMELY limited, so don’t delay!

Tonight features La Ronde by The Roundabouts! This classic improv form flows in a circular motion from scene to scene until the circle is complete.

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location at the Bluebird Studio – check in at will-call!

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:00pm. If it is after 6:00pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

Commando 5/17 7:30pm

Commando 5/17 7:30pm
7:00 doors open to gen admission seating
$14 online*/ $20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

Commando takes a suggestions from the audience for each and every scene! Come out and get ready to shout them out!

Opening for Commando: The Nest Grads!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!

The Rumble – Shortform Improv 5/18 7:30pm

The Rumble – Shortform Improv 5/18 7:30pm
$15 online*/ $20 at the door if not sold out
Ages 16+

A cast of hilarious players in a Battle Royale of comedy games!

This show is great for date nights, parties, coworkers, families, and those craving a little competition. Shortform improvisation has been popularized by shows like Whose Line? & Wild’n Out, and we bring our twist to you! Fast paced, playful, interactive, and funny – you’ll get to see our players weave through games fueled by your suggestions before ultimately reaching the elimination rounds to ultimately decide the night’s winner!

Opening for The Rumble will be: The Nest Grads!

This will be LIVE at our 2643 N High St location

*The Nest Theatre is now a cashless operation. Payment will be handled by card, or exact change. Thanks!

Improv isn’t just great for performance, it is perfect for helping with public speaking, team-building, or just generally being a more open and positive person. Sign up for a class and see for yourself!

*Online ticket sales for this show close at 6:30pm. If it is after 6:30pm on day of show, call 614-929-5545 to see if the show is fully sold out.

Sold out? Take a look at our upcoming shows!