2015 Best of LA - Best Transplanted Improv Group
LA Weekly

2014 Del Awards - Best Non-Harold Show
iO Theatre

2012 INNY Awards - Best in Long Form
Improvisation News New York

2011 INNY Awards - Most Innovative Show
Improvisation News New York

2010 Ensemble of the Year

Chicago Improv Festival

2009 Best of Chicago – Best Improv Group

Chicago Reader 

2008 NY Nightlife Awards – Best Comedic Performance by a Group
New York Nightlife Awards


2008 Best Improv Troupe

The Chicago Examiner

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New Saturday Shows!

The Improvised Shakespeare Co. is coming to Saturday nights at iO Chicago!  Starting in September you will have 4 chances every week to catch The ISC at iO's beautiful new venue on 1501 N Kingsbury St.  Now you can s...

The New iO is OPEN!!!!

The Improvised Shakespeare Company will resume home shows at the new iO Theater beginning Thursday, August 14!!!  The ISC will have shows every Thursday at 8pm and every Friday at 8pm & 10:30pm. Come check out the new sp...

"staggeringly brilliant"

TimeOut Chicago

"Smart, sophisticated, downright hilarious"

TimeOut Chicago

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