Upcoming Company Shows

Friday, September 30 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT

Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt: Antiques Improv Roadshow travels the stage in search of BATS’ hidden improv treasures. Players representing all of BATS Improv's 36 years will share games from the past and cherished memories of playing them. Come watch as these antiques are dusted off and brought back to life in a celebration of the fine art of improv!

Saturday, October 1 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Twilight Zone</p>

Enter a dimension of both shadow and substance. It’s the middle ground between science and superstition, between the pit of your fears and the summit of your mind, whose boundaries are that of imagination. It’s an area we call … The Improvised Twilight Zone. On four Saturday nights in October, BATS will create entirely new improvised episodes of the iconic, mind-bending television classic.

Friday, October 7 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Things that go "Blank" in the Night</p>

Things That Go "Bump"? "Ah-choo"? "Surprise"? "Moo"? You tell us! Things That Go “blank” in the Night is an improvised homage to horror anthology movies like Creepshow and the V/H/S series. Each night different stories unfold, all completely made up on the spot. What horrors await our performers? Come find out!

Saturday, October 8 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Twilight Zone</p>

Enter a dimension of both shadow and substance. It’s the middle ground between science and superstition, between the pit of your fears and the summit of your mind, whose boundaries are that of imagination. It’s an area we call … The Improvised Twilight Zone. On four Saturday nights in October, BATS will create entirely new improvised episodes of the iconic, mind-bending television classic.

Friday, October 14 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Things that go "Blank" in the Night</p>

Things That Go "Bump"? "Ah-choo"? "Surprise"? "Moo"? You tell us! Things That Go “blank” in the Night is an improvised homage to horror anthology movies like Creepshow and the V/H/S series. Each night different stories unfold, all completely made up on the spot. What horrors await our performers? Come find out!

Saturday, October 15 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Twilight Zone</p>

Enter a dimension of both shadow and substance. It’s the middle ground between science and superstition, between the pit of your fears and the summit of your mind, whose boundaries are that of imagination. It’s an area we call … The Improvised Twilight Zone. On four Saturday nights in October, BATS will create entirely new improvised episodes of the iconic, mind-bending television classic.

Friday, October 21 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>3 FOR ALL</p>

THEY’RE BACK! 3 FOR ALL Returns as Special Guests of BATS Improv!
RAFE CHASE, STEPHEN KEARIN & TIM ORR - San Francisco's internationally critically acclaimed improv trio - creates a unique blend of intensely funny, and sometimes dramatic, completely improvised scenes and an improvised movie based on audience suggestions.

Saturday, October 22 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>3 For All</p>

THEY’RE BACK! 3 FOR ALL Returns as Special Guests of BATS Improv!
RAFE CHASE, STEPHEN KEARIN & TIM ORR - San Francisco's internationally critically acclaimed improv trio - creates a unique blend of intensely funny, and sometimes dramatic, completely improvised scenes and an improvised movie based on audience suggestions.

Friday, October 28 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Things that go "Blank" in the Night</p>

Things That Go "Bump"? "Ah-choo"? "Surprise"? "Moo"? You tell us! Things That Go “blank” in the Night is an improvised homage to horror anthology movies like Creepshow and the V/H/S series. Each night different stories unfold, all completely made up on the spot. What horrors await our performers? Come find out!

Saturday, October 29 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Twilight Zone</p>

Enter a dimension of both shadow and substance. It’s the middle ground between science and superstition, between the pit of your fears and the summit of your mind, whose boundaries are that of imagination. It’s an area we call … The Improvised Twilight Zone. On four Saturday nights in October, BATS will create entirely new improvised episodes of the iconic, mind-bending television classic.

Friday, November 4 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>The Harold</p>

THE HAROLD begins with a single audience suggestion. From that point on anything can happen — it’s unstructured and unpredictable! The improvisers search for improv magic as they follow threads and whims ensuring no two Harolds are alike. The Harold was born in SF at the ground breaking improv group The Committee. Improv innovator Del Close continued to work on the format at The Second City in Chicago. It has become one of the most popular improv formats in the world.

Saturday, November 5 2022 - 8:00 pm PDT
<p>Family Drama</p>

Family Drama is a fully improvised three act stage play set at a family holiday gathering. The performers create the characters, relationships and home where truths, history and the foibles of the family are revealed. The play unfolds in real time on a set inspired by audience suggestions.

Friday, November 11 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Harold</p>

THE HAROLD begins with a single audience suggestion. From that point on anything can happen — it’s unstructured and unpredictable! The improvisers search for improv magic as they follow threads and whims ensuring no two Harolds are alike. The Harold was born in SF at the ground breaking improv group The Committee. Improv innovator Del Close continued to work on the format at The Second City in Chicago. It has become one of the most popular improv formats in the world.

Saturday, November 12 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Family Drama</p>

Family Drama is a fully improvised three act stage play set at a family holiday gathering. The performers create the characters, relationships and home where truths, history and the foibles of the family are revealed. The play unfolds in real time on a set inspired by audience suggestions.

Friday, November 18 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Harold</p>

THE HAROLD begins with a single audience suggestion. From that point on anything can happen — it’s unstructured and unpredictable! The improvisers search for improv magic as they follow threads and whims ensuring no two Harolds are alike. The Harold was born in SF at the ground breaking improv group The Committee. Improv innovator Del Close continued to work on the format at The Second City in Chicago. It has become one of the most popular improv formats in the world.

Saturday, November 19 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Family Drama</p>

Family Drama is a fully improvised three act stage play set at a family holiday gathering. The performers create the characters, relationships and home where truths, history and the foibles of the family are revealed. The play unfolds in real time on a set inspired by audience suggestions.

Friday, November 25 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Harold</p>

THE HAROLD begins with a single audience suggestion. From that point on anything can happen — it’s unstructured and unpredictable! The improvisers search for improv magic as they follow threads and whims ensuring no two Harolds are alike. The Harold was born in SF at the ground breaking improv group The Committee. Improv innovator Del Close continued to work on the format at The Second City in Chicago. It has become one of the most popular improv formats in the world.

Saturday, November 26 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Family Drama</p>

Family Drama is a fully improvised three act stage play set at a family holiday gathering. The performers create the characters, relationships and home where truths, history and the foibles of the family are revealed. The play unfolds in real time on a set inspired by audience suggestions.

Friday, December 2 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Theater Sports</p>

Who will be the holiday champions when your favorite teams square off in improvised competitions? BATS Improv brings back the world-renowned sensation THEATRESPORTS for four Fridays at the Bayfront Theater! Cheer on the improvisors as they go all out to see who will prevail! From Melbourne to Oslo, from Buenos Aries to Edmonton - THEATRESPORTS has been bringing thrills and laughter to audiences of all ages. Don't miss out!

Saturday, December 3 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Good, The Bad & The Jolly</p>

A collection of musical vignettes exploring and celebrating all things holiday! Whether you love the holidays or hate them, revel in the winter cheer or barely notice it. Improvisers create spontaneous stories based on your suggestions and experiences — putting them to music for a truly unique, truly on-the-spot holiday experience you don’t want to miss.

Friday, December 9 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Theater Sports</p>

Who will be the holiday champions when your favorite teams square off in improvised competitions? BATS Improv brings back the world-renowned sensation THEATRESPORTS for four Fridays at the Bayfront Theater! Cheer on the improvisors as they go all out to see who will prevail! From Melbourne to Oslo, from Buenos Aries to Edmonton - THEATRESPORTS has been bringing thrills and laughter to audiences of all ages. Don't miss out!

Saturday, December 10 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Good, The Bad & The Jolly</p>

A collection of musical vignettes exploring and celebrating all things holiday! Whether you love the holidays or hate them, revel in the winter cheer or barely notice it. Improvisers create spontaneous stories based on your suggestions and experiences — putting them to music for a truly unique, truly on-the-spot holiday experience you don’t want to miss.

Friday, December 16 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Theater Sports</p>

Who will be the holiday champions when your favorite teams square off in improvised competitions? BATS Improv brings back the world-renowned sensation THEATRESPORTS for four Fridays at the Bayfront Theater! Cheer on the improvisors as they go all out to see who will prevail! From Melbourne to Oslo, from Buenos Aries to Edmonton - THEATRESPORTS has been bringing thrills and laughter to audiences of all ages. Don't miss out!

Saturday, December 17 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>The Good, The Bad & The Jolly</p>

A collection of musical vignettes exploring and celebrating all things holiday! Whether you love the holidays or hate them, revel in the winter cheer or barely notice it. Improvisers create spontaneous stories based on your suggestions and experiences — putting them to music for a truly unique, truly on-the-spot holiday experience you don’t want to miss.

Friday, December 23 2022 - 8:00 pm PST
<p>Theater Sports</p>

Who will be the holiday champions when your favorite teams square off in improvised competitions? BATS Improv brings back the world-renowned sensation THEATRESPORTS for four Fridays at the Bayfront Theater! Cheer on the improvisors as they go all out to see who will prevail! From Melbourne to Oslo, from Buenos Aries to Edmonton - THEATRESPORTS has been bringing thrills and laughter to audiences of all ages. Don't miss out!

Saturday, December 31 2022 - 8:00 pm PST