2023 COMEDY SCHEDULE

Every Friday – 10:30pm

It’s the same wild time and atmosphere you’ve known and loved for years. But now we’re bringing you much, much more. Each Friday will bring you a new format, style, theme or set of new ridiculous characters. There will be something new and exciting happening each Friday night, so don’t miss it. And check the schedule for your favorites!

It’s baaaaaack! For two nights during 2023 we’ll be roasting two mega-hit movies, 50 Shades of Grey and Fast Five. Come watch comedians (mystery science theater style) obliterate the scripts of these two box office hits right in Zeitgeist’s own Zinema. Renegade At The Movies was a crowd pleaser for years, selling out every show, we are thrilled to have it back on our season calendar!

50 Shades of Grey

February 14

Join us on Valentine’s Day for a special viewing of the timeless classic ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ as we rip it a new one. What’s better than watching ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ with your date? Listening to us make fun of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ with your date!

Comedy Cinematheque

March 25, 31

This comedy show will feature sketches, improv, short films, and much more is a hilarious spoof on the wide universe of film. This is the first installment of A Series of Unfortunate Specials; 5 hilarious, themed comedy variety shows.

The After School Special

September 23, 30

Revisit the infinitely parodiable world of the after-school specials you watched after school as a kid. It’s sure to be an angsty good time chock full of sketches, improv, short films and lots of surprises. The After School Special is the second installment of Another Series of Unfortunate Specials.

The Unfortunate Curse

October 21, 28

What better way to celebrate the spookiest season of the year than with a bunch of silly antics, horror spoofs and both tricks and treats. The show will feature sketches, improv, short films and a few surprises that are cursed, a little bit. The Unfortunate Curse is the third installment of Another Series of Unfortunate Specials.

Drinksgiving: Another Round

November 22, 25

Don’t miss our third annual celebration of the greatest of American holidays, Drinksgiving. There will be sketches, improv, short films, antics abound and shots. Yes, SHOTS! Drinksgiving: Another Round is the forth installment of Another Series of Unfortunate Specials.

The Big Holiday Package

December 23, 31

Tis the season to be silly! Come and watch us unpack all the holiday madness that can possibly be fit into a single theatre. The final installment of Another Series of Unfortunate Specials is sure to be the cure for all your holiday stress.

Seasonal Comedy Booster with The Antibodies

The Antibodies are Duluth’s newest long-form improv team and is made up of some of the most seasoned comedy performers: Katy Helbacka, Andy Bennett, Jody Kujawa, Evan Kelly, Jake Neuman, Robert Lee, and other special guests.

Long-Form is a form of comedy improvisation that focuses on storytelling, characters and throughlines based on limited suggestions from the audience.

Spring

May 27, June 3

Summer

August 12, 19

Fall

November 4, 11

Winter

January 6, 13 2024

Sloppy Joe Adventure Crew: A Mega-Mystery Family-Friendly Comedy Show

March 11, 18, 19

Come witness the mystery solving antics of The Sloppy Joe Adventure Crew, a ragtag group of kids that find the most hilarious ways to get to the bottom of things. This family show will consist of sketches, improv, film and music and will be performed by some of the areas best local adult performers. It’s sure to be a hilarious show for the young and young at heart.

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