Early show starts at 8pm
Drink specials from 7-8pm. Come early: get lit!
Cheaper Than Therapy offers a healthy dose of live stand-up comedy every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, year-round. Located in San Francisco's historic Shelton Theater in the heart of Union Square, Cheaper Than Therapy is convenient to get to, whether you live in the Bay Area or are just visiting.
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About the show
Each show features five to six hand-picked, experienced comedians and an occasional guest drop-in.
Please arrive at the theater by 7:45pm to check in with the box office. The bar opens at 7pm, and the show starts at 8pm. Last seating is at 8:20pm.
The theater has a full bar with no drink minimum. Come early for cheap drinks and great seats!
The show always ends by 9:30pm. For a list of restaurant recommendations in the area, please visit our website.
We encourage everyone 21+ to party with us at the Shelton Theater bar and, after the 10pm show, at Chelsea Place, a neighborhood bar right around the corner.
Frequently asked questions
Is there an age requirement?The show is for mature audience members of 18+ only.
Is there a drink minimum?No, there is no drink minimum.
What if I'm late?This is a live show, and we want everyone to have a great time. As a courtesy to the performers and audience, we will not seat those who arrive after 8:20pm. If you are unable to make it by this time, please let us know. We would be happy to transfer your tickets to a future date.
Is there parking available?There is no parking at the theater, but there are many public parking garages close by. See your options on Parkopedia.
If the event is sold out, will you have tickets at the door?We often sell out, so please buy your tickets in advance. If the event is sold out online, we will not have any extra tickets to sell at the door. In that case, please get tickets to the next show!
For more information, please visit our website.
Still have questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions?Feel free to email or call us at (512) 586-4401 anytime. We'd love to hear from you!
Cheaper Than Therapy is presented by CTT Comedy and Shelton Theater.