Improv Asylum
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216 Hanover Street, Boston, MA
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We were awarded the title of one of Boston's "Coolest Companies" by BostInno at the 2013 BostonFest.

BostInno's Coolest Companies: A BostonFest Video from Long Haul Films on Vimeo.

Improv Asylum has consistently been voted "Boston's Best Comedy" by
The Improper Bostonian, CBS A-List, the Boston Phoenix, The Metro and others.

Improper Bostonian       

Improv Asylum's Vanity Project has been nominated for an Emmy® Award!

Improv Asylum was a 2012 recipient of the BBJ's Pacesetter Award (one of Boston's fastest-growing companies)

Pacesetters Honoree

The Asylum's Director of Operations was a 2010 recipient of the BBJ's 40 Under 40 Award

40 Under 40

Improv Asylum was the winner of Dewar's National Profile Ad Campaign

Dewar's National Profile Ad Campaign

Improv Asylum's videos have not only been seen across the country, but

The College Town won a Spoof Golden Globe from Popeater 

The Oscar-Winning Boston Movie and The College Town were in contention at the Huffington Post for Best Oscar Parody


  • ArtsBoston
  • Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Boston Concierge Association
  • Greater Boston Convention & Visitors' Bureau
  • StageSource


Contact: Chris Carpenter, 617.263.1300 x317

Improv Asylum
216 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113
Attn: Chris Carpenter

Take a look at some of the press we've been getting . . .

IA Innovation - Improv Asylum's international company (2013)

Corporate Training (2013)

Laugh Boston (2013)

Women in Comedy Festival (2013)

All the Single Ladies, IA's show designed for Bachelorettes and Girls' Night Out groups (2011 -  today)

Improv Asylum's Vanity Project, as seen on ABC, WCVB-TV (2011)

You're a Good Man, Scott Brown (2010)

  • The Lowell Sun declares "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown!" a hit!
  • The Boston Globe has some choice pics from Scott Brown's visit to "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • The Sun Chronicle really loves "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown!"
  • The Boston Herald loves "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • WHDH's Channel 7 dropped by the opening night of "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • WCVB Channel 5's Janet Wu visited the rehearsal room of "You're a Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • The Boston Phoenix talks to Norm Laviolette about "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • AOL News tracks down Jeremy Brothers to talk about "You're A Good Man, Scott Brown."
  • "Scott Brown" actor Evan Kaufman talks about taking on the role of Scott Brown in The Boston Globe.
  • The "Inside Track" gals talk about ""You're A Good Man, Scott Brown" Read the article

The Asylum in the News

  • The Inside Track Gals talk about The Second City Boston show.
  • Improv Asylum Mainstage Actors and Alums take to the streets in a flash mob promoting NJ's Local 54 Union.
  • Improv Asylum takes in on the road to the "Cape Codder Resort". Read the article.
  • "Night Out" segment - on Chronicle on Channel 5

*Improv Asylum was featured on Chronicle*

You Wrote it, LIVE ~ Sketches from around the world produced live at IA in just 1 week!

A Wedding right at Improv Asylum - during a show!

One of Boston's Most Eligible Bachelors is a Main Stage Actor at IA


Here are some other random pieces of we've got in the archives...

  • Losing My Direction
  • Martinelli's Sparking Cider - spoof ad
  • America Runs on Dunkin' Donuts
  • Woman in a Rap Song
  • Mr. Mitt Romney
  • Peanut Hunt
  • No More Group Hugs with Brad From Accounting

    Adult Ed (Without Creepy Ed)