PHIT storms the Shubin with biggest lineup yet

01/26/2010

Last night the PHILLY IMPROV THEATER launched their monthly run at the Shubin with a staged reading of When I Was, a new one-act play penned by house team member Michael Schwartz. The theater goes dark again tonight, right before PHIT starts ramping up into it’s largest run at the Shubin to date!

They’ll be tackling nearly thirty shows over the next two weeks, including performances by guests from NYC and Chicago, a workshop from former Philadelphian and PHIF founder Mike McFarland, as well as a special screening of the new TJ & Dave documentary. And it all resumes tomorrow night…

Wednesday, January 27th
8:00pm: The Bully Pulpit (w/ guest host Greg Maughan) – $5

Thursday, January 28th
8:00pm: Drexel Football Team + Rookie Card – $5
9:30pm: CAGEMATCH: The Ones Your Mothers Warned You About vs The Kristen & Amie Show – $5

Friday, January 29th
8:00pm: Activity Book + Everything Must Go – $10

Fletcher

9:30pm: Fletcher + The Imposters (NYC) – $10
11:00pm: Flying Leap! (An Improv Open Jam) – FREE

Saturday, January 30th
8:00pm: Activity Book + Dynasty (NYC) – $10
9:30pm: Fletcher + Everything Must Go – $10
11:00pm: Sketch Up or Shut Up (The Sketch Comedy Open Mic) – FREE

Sunday, January 31st

Mike McFarland

2:00pm: WORKSHOP – The Passion of the Mike taught by Mike McFarland (NYC) – $50
8:00pm: Screening: Trust Us This Is All Made Up (The TJ & Dave Documentary) – $5

Monday, February 1st
8:00pm: Hey Everybody! hosted by Aaron Hertzog – $5

Wednesday, February 3rd
8:00pm: Guilty Pleasures; One Year Anniversary Show – $5

Thursday, February 4th
8:00pm: High Dramma + Mr. Lizard – $10
9:30pm: We’re Nice People; A Night of Doucheless Comedy (NYC) – $10

Friday, February 5th
8:00pm: Tin Sandwich (Chicago) + B.W.P. – $10
9:30pm: King Friday – $10

Saturday, February 6th
8:00pm: King Friday – $10
9:30pm: Tin Sandwich (Chicago) + The Carousel of Progress – $10

Tickets and additional information


PHIT lineup for July

07/06/2009

PHIT_LogoTonight, the PHILLY IMPROV THEATER kicks off two weeks of comedy at the Shubin Theater. PHIT has put together a fun lineup full of new shows, special themes, visitors from afar, some old favorites and three nights of female comedy lovingly known as BONERAMA. Check it out:

Monday, July 6
8PM: The Comic vs Audience Comedy Show – $5

Wednesday, July 8
8PM: Guilty Pleasures – $5
10PM: The Bully Pulpit – $5

Thursday, July 9
8PM: Improv Comedy, PhD – Drexel Football Team & Everything Must Go – $5
10PM: CAGEMATCH: m@& vs Rookie Card – $5

Friday, July 10
8PM: Longform Improv: Angry People Building Things and Activity Book – $10
10PM: Longform Improv: WhipSuit and An Improv Jam – $10

Saturday, July 11
8PM: Longform Improv: Angry People Building Things and Activity Book – $10
10PM: Longform Improv: WhipSuit and An Improv Jam – $10
11:30PM: Sketch Up or Shut Up – FREE

Tuesday, July 14
8PM: Longform Improv: Fletcher and Parallelogramophonograph – $10

Thursday, July 16
8PM: Bonerama: The Real Housewives of Philadelphia – $10
10PM: Bonerama: CAGEMATCH: Brenda vs Pony Coat – $10

Friday, July 17
8PM: Bonerama: BWP and Cecily & Gwendolyn – $10
10PM: Bonerama: The Bonerama Variety Hour – $10

Saturday, July 18
8PM: Bonerama: BWP and Cecily & Gwendolyn – $10
10PM: Bonerama: The Bonerama Variety Hour – $10

Tickets are available now at phillyimprovtheater.com


PHIT announces May lineup for Shubin

04/28/2009

The PHILLY IMPROV THEATER has just announced it’s full lineup at the Shubin Theatre for the first week of May, and they’ve brought it hard this time.

In addition to several nights of great improv and standup action, they’ll be celebrating an anniversary with CUBED, debuting a sketch show from MEG & ROB, pulling unprepped audience members into full shows for M@& and to wrap it all up, Philly’s funniest comedians will find themselves on the psychoanalytic couch with DR LISA LEVY, SP.

We’ll be covering these shows in more detail as we get closer, but for now here’s the week at a glance:

Monday, May 4
8PM: COMIC VS AUDIENCE COMEDY SHOW w/ Dave Walk- $5

Wednesday, May 6
8PM: WHY AM I NOT FAMOUS?!? w/ Kent Haines – $5
10PM: GUILTY PLEASURES w/ Brendan Kennedy – $5

Thursday, May 7
8PM: IMPROV COMEDY, PHD feat. Fletcher & Drexel Football Team – $5
10PM: CAGEMATCH feat. Angry People Building Things vs M@& – $5

Friday, May 8
8PM: CUBED and MEG & ROB: WE STOLE THIS BABY! – $10
10PM: THE MOOPS – $10

Saturday, May 9
8PM: CUBED and MEG & ROB: WE STOLE THIS BABY! – $10
10PM: STAND UP. LIE DOWN feat. Dr Lisa Levy, SP – $10

PHILLY IMPROV THEATER
MAY 4 – 9, 2009
SHUBIN THEATRE | 407 BAINBRIDGE ST


Drexel to host collegiates showdown tonight

04/17/2009

Tonight the Drexel Football Team is set to host a night of improv featuring the best of both Drexel and Temple. OWLS VS DRAGONS PART 1 will be held in the Ruth Auditorium at Nesbitt Hall.

On the roster for Drexel Football Team: Jake Beckerman, Rose Dillon, Luke Giordano, Alex Knapp, Andrew Leib, Anthony Pellechio, Rachel Semigran and Jessica Turner

For Temple’s Fowl Play: Prince Schultz, Dominick Lebo, Tom Angiorlis, Khaliah Pitts, Scott McClennan, Alyssa Treff, Erick English, Corey English and Bill Mantegna

OWLS VS DRAGONS PART 1
FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH @ 8PM
DREXEL UNIV – RUTH AUDITORIUM IN NESBITT HALL
33RD & MARKET STS, PHILADELPHIA