Shortform: (usually on Fridays)
fun and fast-paced improvised theatre, filled with scenes, songs, games, and lots of audience participation and suggestions.


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Longform: (usually on Saturdays)
full-length, narrative, genre-driven, completely improvised stories based on audience suggestions.


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Online Shows

What do you do when you can’t go to a performance at BATS?

You let BATS bring the performances to you!

During this crazy time when we can’t get together physically, BATS will be doing shows online weekly to bring a little improv magic into your home no matter where you are.

And what will we be doing?  You’ll have to tune in to find out.  Check out the show lineup below, then join us online for a weekly dose of improv.

Ticket Price: 
Pay-what-you-can! Suggested Donation: $10

How to See the Shows:
The webinar starts at 7:30pm PST; The show begins at 8:00pm PST
Click the name of the upcoming show you’d like to see.
**You might notice this page looks different, but don’t worry – you’re in the right place to see the BATS show!**
This link will bring you to a website where you’ll find the link to the show, and where you’ll be able to donate you you’d like. 

We’re currently using Zoom for our online performances,  so you may be prompted to download and install Zoom if you haven’t installed it previously.

Have Questions or need help? Email shows@improv.org  

Upcoming Online Shows:

 
Friday, June 5Blank Show!   Directed by Chris Sams
An improvised online game show inspired by the Match Game!
Cast: Dave Dennison, John Remak, Regina Saisi, Rafe Chase, Tim Orr, Zoe Galvez      Music: Joshua Raoul Brody
 
Saturday June 6Eavesdropping   Directed by Rebecca Stockley
Imagine if you could be a fly on the wall in any of the numerous Zoom meetings going on today!
Cast: Kasey Klemm, Ken Robertson, Rebecca Poretsky, Rebecca Stockley, Dave Dennison, Tim Orr
 
Friday and Saturday June 12 & 13Bechdel Test   Directed by Lisa Rowland
 
Friday and Saturday June 19 & 20Beach House   Directed by by Regina Saisi
      
Friday June 26The Blank Show: Pride Edition (with guest panelists!)   Directed by Chris Sams
 
Saturday June 27  Eavesdropping   Directed by Rebecca Stockley

 

 

Check out our past online shows!

3/27/20: Murder Mysteryhttps://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/207084590630132/

3/28/20 Impro Gameshttps://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/292829558368735/

4/3/20Scenes & a Storyhttps://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/753827518482502/

4/4/20Murder Mystery https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/218787696016564/

4/10/20Film Noir: https://www.facebook.com/26485650840/videos/646614269229779/

4/11/20The Gather: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/2594289507485250/

4/17/20: Virtual Office Drama: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/900386133722635/

4/18/20: Micetro: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/164912434771889/

4/25/20: Snapshot: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/907115099760211/

5/1/20: Soap Opera: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/527215661257010/

5/2/20: The Blank Show: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/245080056862347/

5/8/20: Eavesdropping: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/257057159073912/

5/9/20: Theatresports Live: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/528841571113824/

5/15/20: Virtual Office Drama: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/267776287681173/

5/16/20: Virtual Office Drama: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/2689055281327423/

5/22/20: Film Noir: https://www.facebook.com/events/869898786823659/permalink/872619016551636/?ref=1&action_history=null

5/23/20: Film Noir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnhj3CDoXj0

5/29/20: The Actor’s Nightmare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cSTuts-0So

5/30/20: The Blank Show!: https://www.facebook.com/batsimprov/videos/562044298083792/

shows-side-imageShows Every
Friday & Saturday

The BATS Main Stage Company performs every Friday and Saturday night at 8:00 in BATS’ Bayfront Theater at historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s scenic Marina District. Shows change every month.

Map & Nearby

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At Fort Mason Center: 
The Interval 
(bar w/ snacks)
Greens (upscale vegetarian)
Off the Grid (food truck festival)
 

Our Favorites Near by:
Delarosa
 (roman-style pizzeria)
Patxi’s Chicago Pizza (pizza)
Plant (organic vegetarian)
Plutos (fresh american)
Tacolicious (untraditional taqueria)
The Tipsy Pig (gastropub)
 

Explore all the great restaurants on Chestnut Street