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    Meet the Hinges!

    Since 2001, The Hinges have been helping San Diego bust guts and slap thighs with award-winning improvised comedy shows. It sounds painful, but really it’s quite a good time.

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    Upcomin’ shows comin’ right up!


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    Videos, n’ Stuff

    Fortunately for you, (and unfortunately for small children and the norms of polite society), we just can’t keep it on stage. Check out our photos and shorts…meaning short videos – what were you thinking?

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Latest Updates

Thoughts, finds and news from the weird and wonderful world of The Hinges. Guaranteed to contain at least 77% of your recommended daily allowance for hilarity – as for the rest: you’re on your own.

Stand Up Sex!!!

Posted on September 6, 2014 by Giovanni

Finest City Improv performance

Posted on October 25, 2013 by Giovanni

The Hinges recently performed at the new Finest City Improv Theatre on October 24th.  And…… the Hinges are in love with the new place.

“It is really an amazing venue.  We arrived and the house manager right away brought us to the green room and got us settled in.  I’m really looking toward the grand opening” – Giovanni Tejada

“Two of my favorite things are only within 20 feet of each other.  Improv Comedy and steak at the Red Fox Room.” – Aaron Bornstein

“I want to perform here every week!!” – Antonio Salinas

“It’s amazeballs!!” – Vanessa Anton

” ‘Amazeballs’ is so 2012!!” – Tim Goggin

Get yourself over to to see what all the fuss is about.  Want to see the funniest improv made up on the spot?  Finest City houses the funniest improv groups in San Diego.  Believe us, we’ve watched quite a few of them perform.   And, hey!!  You’ll eventually will find us on their calendar!!

Improv Strawberry Shake

Posted on August 7, 2013 by Giovanni

Friday, August 16, 2013.  Join us once again as The Hinges and The Stage Monkeys take over University Heights with more improvised comedy!!!