Comedy for the Weekend Warrior

12/03/2010

Comedy this weekend is stuffed tighter than that turkey you devoured last week.

hurts so good

Let’s take a look…

Friday, Dec. 3

7:00PM – Toiling In Obscurity | The Dive, 947 E Passyunk

8:00PM – Activity Book in ‘Metal Men’ + Asteroid | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

8:00PM – The N Crowd | Actors Center, 257 N Third

8:00PM – Ted Alexandro | Helium, 2031 Sansom

8:30PM – Jay Barron | Laff House, 221 South St

9:30PM – King Friday + The Amie & Kristen Show | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

10:30PM – Ted Alexandro | Helium, 2031 Sansom

10:45PM – Jay Barron | Laff House, 221 South St

11:00PM – Sketch Up or Shut Up | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

 

Saturday, Dec. 4

7:30PM – Tongue & Groove | Underground @ Ron’s, 1012 E Southampton, Wyndmoor

7:30PM – ComedySportz | Adrienne Playground, 2030 Sansom

8:00PM – Activity Book in ‘Metal Men’ + Asteroid | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

8:00PM – Ted Alexandro | Helium, 2031 Sansom

8:00PM – Jay Barron | Laff House, 221 South St

9:00PM – Rosen & Milkshake + Amie & Kristen Show | Vesuvio, 736 S 8th

9:00PM – Rookie Card | Atomic City Comics, 640 South St

9:30PM – Camp Woods + Brick Penguin (DC) | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

10:00PM – ComedySportz | Adrienne Playground, 2030 Sansom

10:00PM – Jay Barron | Laff House, 221 South St

10:30PM – Ted Alexandro | Helium, 2031 Sansom

11:00PM – Improv Jam | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

11:55PM – Jay Barron | Laff House, 221 South St

 

Sunday, Dec. 5

6:00PM – Jason Grimley’s PHIT 101 Grad Show | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge

7:00PM – Improv Incubator | CEC, 3500 Lancaster Ave

8:00PM – Comedy University feat. Women with Class | PHIT/Shubin, 407 Bainbridge


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+


Duos Part Dos Sketchfest Fundraiser at Helium

07/27/2010

Wednesday evening, the PHILLY SKETCHFEST presents the second annual installment its fundraiser, DUOS PART DOS at Helium Comedy Club. The show will feature sketches from ANIMOSITY PIERRE, music from EMILY & MICAH and modern vaudeville from THE CHRIS & PAUL SHOW.

Hosted by CAROLYN BUSA, proceeds from the evening will benefit the 2010 Philly Sketchfest, a member of the newly minted PHILADELPHIA COMEDY COLLECTIVE and part of COMEDY MONTH, taking place this November. Tickets are $12-$17 plus a two item minimum.

PHILLY SKETCHFEST: DUOS PART DOS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 @ 8PM
HELIUM COMEDY CLUB | 2031 SANSOM ST
$12-$17 IN ADVANCE OR AT THE DOOR


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


Comedy for the Weekend Warrior

07/09/2010

Here’s a look at comedy happening around town this weekend…

CUBED

Friday, July 9th

8:00PM – N Crowd | Actors Center | $10-$15
8:00PM – CUBED + Rookie Card | Shubin | $10
8:00PM – Ben Bailey | Helium Comedy Club | SOLD OUT
9:30PM – Fletcher + Friends | Shubin | $10
10:30PM – Ben Bailey | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30

Saturday, July 10th

7:30PM – ComedySportz Philly | Playground @ Adrienne | $10
8:00PM – Bare Hugs + WALT! | Shubin | $10
8:00PM – Kevin Brennan | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30
9:30PM – Epsilon Faction + Activity Book | Shubin | $10
10:00PM – ComedySportz Philly | Playground @ Adrienne | $10
10:30PM – Kevin Brennan | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30
11:00PM – Sketch Open Mic: Sketch Up or Shut Up | Shubin | FREE

Sunday, July 11th

6:00PM – PHIT L1 Class Show | Shubin | FREE
7:00PM – Improv Incubator | Community Education Center | PWYC
7:00PM – Philly’s Phunniest | Helium Comedy Club | $10-$15
8:00PM – Bare Hugs + WALT! | Shubin | $10


Comedy for the Weekend Warrior

07/02/2010

Here are the comedy happenings this holiday weekend…

Friday, July 2nd

8:00PM – N Crowd | Actors Center | $10-$15
8:00PM – Deconstructing Steve + Leo Callahan | Shubin | $10
8:00PM – Aries Spears | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30
9:30PM – King Friday + Friends | Shubin | $10
10:00PM – N Crowd | Actors Center | $10-$15
10:30PM – Aries Spears | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30

Saturday, July 3rd

6:00PM – Storytelling Graduation Show | Shubin | $5
7:30PM – ComedySportz Philly | Playground @ Adrienne | $10
8:00PM – Kevin Allison Sketch Spectacular | Shubin | $10
8:00PM – Aries Spears | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30
9:30PM – Kevin Allison Sketch Spectacular | Shubin | $10
10:00PM – ComedySportz Philly | Playground @ Adrienne | $10
10:30PM – Aries Spears | Helium Comedy Club | $25-$30


Phillys Phunniest Continues at Helium this Sunday

06/25/2010

This weekend HELIUM continues in its quest to find this years PHILLY’S PHUNNIEST. With two weeks already under its belt, there’s already been more talent than you can shake a stick at, and there’s lots more to look forward to. The initial rounds continue clear through late August, and you can check out the full lineup for each week here.

Here’s a rundown of comics taking the stage this week:

Erin Mullville
John Guy
Aaron Hertzog
Remington Law
Michael Casey
Jess Carpenter
Ronen Elyasiani
Tom Riley
Katie Horahan
Scott Gunner
Sarah Morawczynski
Kevin Lau
Tim Ryan
Patrick Sommer
Jasiel Ayala
Lex Hubbard

There are some familiar names in there, as well as new ones. Head down to Helium to lend your support… and who knows, maybe get an early peek at this years winner.

PHILLY’S PHUNNIEST COMPETITION – WEEK 3
SUNDAY, JUNE 27TH @ 7PM
HELIUM COMEDY CLUB | 2031 SANSOM ST, PHILADELPHIA
GENERAL ADMISSION: $10 / RESERVED: $15