The Improv Comedy Power Hour

March 14 – December 26, 2020 · view days & times
Price: $6 | $5 student and senior* | $4.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

The Improv Comedy Power Hour is 60 minutes of completely unscripted, high-energy improv comedy performed by two of our resident teams. Each show is completely different - The comedy that you’ll see before your eyes has never been seen before and will never be seen again!

These ICPH teams take the stage on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at SteelStacks:

Big Check

  • Steve Dreschler
  • Terrence Haynes
  • Emily Kreiger
  • Zach Lee
  • Haley O'Brien
  • Joe Rovner
  • Justin Vrona

Experiment Daddy

  • Jen Carlson
  • Matt Folger
  • Andy Pollack
  • Jacquie Prestoy

The ICPH is hosted by Matt Candio and Jon Lunger


Matt Candio has been studying and performing improv and sketch since 2009. In 2011, he began training at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC. His teachers include Chelsea Clarke, Ben Rameaka, Gavin Speiller, and Betsy Stover. Outside of the UCB, Matt has trained with Rachael Mason at The Second City in Chicago. You can see Matt perform at the ArtsQuest Center every first and third Friday of the month as part of We’re Good, You’re Great.


Jon Lunger is a Pennsylvania-based comedian, improviser, and writer who, along with comedian Glen Tickle, is currently re-writing the entirety of Wikipedia via The Improvised Wikipedia Podcast. Jon has performed at the Baltimore Podcast Festival, Nashville’s Third Coast Improv Festival, The Del Close Marathon in NYC and at numerous other comedy festivals across the country.

From 2012-2017, Matt and Jon were 1/2 of the improv team ManDudeBro.

*Student & senior discounts apply at the box office only

This show will contain adult language and/or situations. Seating will be assigned by ArtsQuest staff upon arrival into the showroom. Anyone coming in between the ages of 13 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No child 12 or under will be admitted.

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Saturday, March 14 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 28 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 11 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 25 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 9 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 23 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 13 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 27 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 11 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 22 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 12 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 26 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 10 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 24 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 14 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 28 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 12 | 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 26 | 10:30 p.m.

Venue Information
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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