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1260 22nd St. Denver, CO 80205 | Downtown Denver | 303-578-0079
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The best comedy talent in Colorado, including performers from Second City, Groundlings, iO Chicago, iO West Los Angeles and many more. Featuring Hit and Run: Musical Improv and Makeshift Shakespeare on Friday nights, and The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show on Saturday nights. A full bar is available too. Come join us and laugh for a spell!

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