Lineup for Philly Improv Theater at the Shubin

07/28/2010

UPDATE: We neglected to include the Guilty Pleasures shows next week. Our apologies!

The time is upon us as this evening the PHILLY IMPROV THEATER takes up residence at the Shubin for the next two weeks (albeit with a slight hiatus this weekend as they take to the Del Close Marathon). They’ve got shows featuring all the house teams, a first glimpse at a new one, the anniversary of the Bully Pulpit, standup, sketch, rant-o-wheel, visitors from Pittsburgh and the big ticket… SUSAN MESSING & BECKY DRYSDALE!

Wednesday, July 28

8:00PM – The Bully Pulpit, $10
The monthly show celebrates one year with a special panel – all the members of Secret Pants

9:30PM – Rant-O-Wheel hosted by Jaime Fountaine, $10
The return of the infamous Rant-O-Wheel – you never know what you’re going to get

Thursday, July 29

8:00PM – King Friday + Friends, $10
9:30PM – Fletcher + Friends, $10
In a prelude to their DCM shows this weekend, it’s two of PHIT’s house teams in back-to-back shows

Friday – Sunday

PHIT at DCM
PHIT takes the show on the road to the Del Close Marathon in NYC

Tuesday, August 3

8:00PM – Guilty Pleasures: Free Taping
The best kept secret in Philadelphia comedy looks to create some Internet notoriety. A special free taping featuring Roger C. Snair, Chip Chantry, Rob Baniewicz, Meg Favreau and Chris Cotton

Wednesday, August 4

8:00PM – Guilty Pleasures, $10
Regular installment of the monthly show. If you haven’t seen this yet, for shame as you are missing out. Featuring Roger C. Snair, JP Boudwin, Patrick Foy, Dominic Moschitti, Sam Narisi and Kevin J. Kelly

Thursday, August 5

8:00PM – Hey Everybody! hosted by Aaron Hertzog, $10
An evening of stand-up featuring David James, Steve Gerben, Luke Giordano, Blake Wexler, Carolyn Busa, Christian Alsis and Matt McCusker

Friday, August 6

8:00PM – Stranger, Danger + Friends, $10
Double trouble from the comedic pair Sarah Cowdery & Alex Gross

11:00PM – “Stormcrow” sneak-peek, Free
A special free sneak-peek at one of the new house teams, tentatively titled Stormcrow

Saturday, August 7

8:00PM – Irony City + Activity Book, $10
Improvisers from the far west (Pittsburgh) share a bill with the original PHIT house team

9:30PM – Messing with a Friend, $15
The incomparable Susan Messing (iO, Annoyance) is joined by the always unpredictable Becky Drysdale (Second City, UCB). This is one amazing ticket!

11:00PM – Sketch Up or Shut Up, Free
Sketch comedy twist on the classic open mic hosted by Meg Favreau

Advanced tickets for these shows don’t seem to be available yet, but we’ll be sure to let you know when they are.


Tonight: Shubin Week kicks off with Comic Vs Audience

03/23/2009

Philly Improv Theater kicks off a full week of shows tonight with the Comic Vs Audience Comedy Show. Join host Dave Walk as he presents a night of standup comedy featuring:

Meg Favreau, Pat House, Conrad Roth & David James

COMIC VS AUDIENCE COMEDY SHOW!
MONDAY, MARCH 23RD @ 8PM
PHILLY IMPROV THEATER @ SHUBIN THEATRE
407 BAINBRIDGE STREET | $5, BYOB


Walking Fish presents comedy allstar show this Sat

01/23/2009

Tomorrow night the Walking Fish Theatre is hosting their semi-annual Saturday night Best of Comedy Show from 8PM – midnight. The evening will be hosted by Chip Chantry & Doogie Horner and features additional standup from:

David James
Jon Goff
Amir Golan
Michael Drucker

At 10PM, sketch group High Dramma takes the stage. Join “Philly’s crude specialists” as they question “proper feminine hygiene, sex-blind casting, and if anyone is ever ‘too young’ for pornography.”

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WALKING FISH BEST OF COMEDY SHOW
SAT, JAN 24 | 8PM-MIDNIGHT
WALKING FISH THEATRE | 2509 FRANKFORD AVE
STAND UP: $10 | SKETCH: $15 | WHOLE NIGHT: $22