The Gauntlet

Sun. Nov 27, 2022 7:30pm - 9:30pm PST
All Ages
Price: $15.00
All Ages
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Price: $15.00
All Ages
Event Description

Fifteen improvisers—only one champion.

Fifteen improvisers enter, but only one will be crowned CHAMPION OF THE GAUNTLET. 

The Gauntlet is a survivor-style improv tournament. The audience decides, and players must compete for their affection while navigating out-of-the-box challenges and surprises. As the show goes on, players will fall and the challenges will only get more outrageous.

As if Whose Line Is It Anyway and American Ninja Warrior had a hilarious love child—hold on to your seats, it's going to be a wild ride!

 If you’re looking for an alternative to the same old options—like bars, bowling, or a movie—then you’ve found it! Curious Comedy Showdown is a Portland favorite for first dates and date nights, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, company events, team bonding, and girls-night-out! Without a doubt, this show is one of the most fun and unique things to do in Portland.

Delicious food. Full bar. Big laughs. In a word? Joy.



The Annex Theater

Doors at 7:00 pm. Show at 7:30 pm.

Advanced Ticket $15.00

Door Ticket  $20.00


So you’ve seen The Gauntlet and now you’re feeling adventurous to try something new? We have lots of other shows you will love. From Shakespeare to noir to musical to classes, our improv comedy knows no limits! Want stand up? Try Vibe comedy! See our full line up of shows HERE and sign up for a free, fun, no pressure intro to improv class HERE!


As of 10/1/22 - At this time we are not requiring proof of vaccination or masks to attend our shows and events. We strongly encourage those who can get vaccinated to do so for your safety and the safety of others. If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask, we encourage you to do so. Many of our staff are still choosing to wear masks, so it's likely you will not be the only one in a mask. We support you taking whatever precautions feel right to you!

We are an all-ages venue! However, we don’t guarantee all content will be family friendly. So, we’d say our shows are usually PG-13. Parental discretion is advised.
We have a parking lot behind the theater and ample street parking immediately around the building.

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Curious Annex Theater 5229 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #102
Portland, OR 97211