Jessica Tandy holds on to Cagematch title

10/15/2010

After winning the crown last week, JESSICA TANDY managed to hold on to the the title by defeating RINTERSPLINT last night at the PHILLY IMPROV THEATER‘s CAGEMATCH.

Now that PHIT is tackling it’s longest run to date at the Shubin, the victory celebrations are much shorter… they are on the chopping block again next week, this time challenged be newcomer PRO B (Emily Davis & Rick Horner). With a couple of shows already under their belt, will this team sweep in to claim the title and bring down Jessica Tandy? Your votes decide…

CAGEMATCH: JESSICA TANDY v PRO B
THURSDAY, OCT. 21ST @ 9:30PM
PHILLY IMPROV THEATER @ THE SHUBIN
407 BAINBRIDGE ST | $10


Tonight: Sketchfest Comedy Competition at Helium

09/01/2010

ANIMOSITY PIERRE, the organizers of the PHILLY SKETCHFEST, host a sketch comedy competition tonight at Helium Comedy Club. Up and coming sketch groups each compete to earn a performance slot in PSF2010. On the bill for tonight:

Camp Woods
Young Folks Comedy
Bare Hug
Brendan and Aaron
Second Place Champions
Chris Jones (Schwarzkopf Entertainment)

Each group gets six minutes to wow the audience and the judges. The judges include Rob Baniewicz (of Meg & Rob), Alli Soowal (of Real Housewives & PHIF producer) and PSF producer Ben Maher.

Tickets are $12 (w/ two item minimum) and proceeds benefit PSF2010. Also, performers from last year’s Sketchfest get a half price discount.

PHILLY SKETCHFEST’S COMEDY COMPETITION
WED, SEPT 1 @ 8PM
HELIUM COMEDY CLUB | 2031 SANSOM ST
TICKETS: $12 | 21+


Update on Phillys Phunniest

07/12/2010

The preliminary round of Philly’s Phunniest competition resumed this past weekend at Helium after a holiday hiatus the week prior. Of the comics performing this past week, Roger Weaver, Pat House, Brendan Kennedy and Doogie Horner move on to round two. Congratulations!

Preliminaries continue this Sunday, where over a dozen comics look to snag a spot moving forward, with Sydney Gantt, Chris Cotton and Billy Bob Thompson among them.

PHILLY’S PHUNNIEST ROUND 1 CONT…
SUNDAY, JULY 18TH @ 7PM
HELIUM COMEDY CLUB | 2031 SANSOM ST
TICKETS: $10-$15


Tonight: Troika Grand Finale

05/06/2010

It’s been a hard-fought season with some incredibly tight competition, but tonight the stakes have never been higher. 27 improvisers have stepped up on stage to put it all on the line, and now the winners from each round vie for the crown. It’s Librarians vs State Witnesses vs Spanish Soap Stars – and only one trio will be called TROIKA.

R1 Winner: Meadowbrook Public Library Storybook Players
(Alan Williams, Amie Roe, Thomas Whitaker)

R2 Winner: Confidential
(N1ck G1lle77e, D@n R1ch, J@k3 B3ck3rm@n)

R3 Winner: Pasiónes de Pasiónes
(Mike Marbach, Ralph Andracchio, Andy Moskowitz )

TROIKA: GRAND FINALE
THU, MAY 6TH @ 9:30PM
PHIT @ THE SHUBIN | 407 BAINBRIDGE
$10 | BYOB

Advanced tickets available through the PHIT website.


Troika continues with Round 2 tonight

04/08/2010

After an  amazing 2010 debut last week, TROIKA continues tonight with Round Two.

Featured this evening are BJ Ellis, Sue Taney and John Nolan as Basil Poledouris… Jessica Ross, Jana Savini and Dan Stabb as Viewers Like You… and Dan Rich, Jake Beckerman and Nick Gillette as Confidential.

We’ll also be drawing Round Three teams during the show tonight as well. Tonights winner will advance on to face R3 winner and R1 champs, the Meadowbrook Public Library Storybook Players at the Championships on May 6th.

TROIKA: ROUND TWO
THURSDAY, APRIL 8 @ 9:30PM
PHIT @ THE SHUBIN | 407 BAINBRIDGE ST
$10 / BYOB | TICKETS


TROIKA: Round Three

07/07/2008

This Thursday will decide the final championship slot for Troika’s 2008 season. The winner of round three will join Auditorium and Velvet Helmet at the Grand Championship on August 14th. This round, your teams will be:

THE ONES YOUR MOMS WARNED YOU ABOUT
Brandon Libby
Dan Rich
Jason Stockdale

LIFEBOYZ
Cole Orloff
Dan Stabb
David Warick

CONNECTED
Meg Favreau
Peter Fey
Rob Baniewicz

Troika, Round Three
Thursday, July 10th
8PM – $10
Shubin Theatre


Round One Teams Announced For Troika 2008

04/22/2008

Troika is back for another year of three-way improv throwdowns, and the Round One teams have been announced!

Auditorium
Dave Warick
Kristen Schier
Matt Holmes

capital t
Andrew Stanton
Joanna Schmitt
Rob Gentile

Hot Girl Check-In
Alli Soowal
Liz Scott
Sarah Tebbe

Troika, Round One
Thursday, May 8th
8PM – $10

All shows will take place at the Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St, as part of PHIT Shubin Week.
Troika is presented by PhillyImprov.com, in cooperation with the Philly Improv Theater.