1st Annual F. Harold Festival kicks off tonight

06/07/2011

Tonight marks the start of the first annual F. HAROLD FESTIVAL at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5. Created and produced by RICK HORNER, the event features six days of local comedy, including improv, sketch and standup. The idea behind the event is to create a showcase exposition where audiences can delight in a cross section of talent, discovering new up-and-comers as well as reconnecting with old favorites.

Tickets are available by the night ($10), or for the entire week ($25).

TUESDAY, JUNE 7TH
6:00 John Kensil
6:30 The Hendersons
7:00 Rosen & Milkshake
7:30 Carolyn Busa
8:00 Grimmachio
8:30 Ryan Carey
9:00 Really Big Show
9:30 Aaron Hertzog

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8TH
6:00 Luke Giordano
6:30 Shannon’s (Not Really) Standing Up
7:00 Better Than Bacon
7:30 Atomic Love
8:00 Saving Lupin
8:30 Ebony & Ivory
9:00 Alex Grubard
9:30 Becca Trabin

THURSDAY, JUNE 9TH
6:00 Dum, Dum, Stupid & Dum
6:30 Rick Adams
7:00 Rintersplit
7:30 The Averagazzi Present: Zanni Which Way You Can
8:00 Camp Woods
8:30 Whipsuit
9:00 Dave Terruso
9:30 The Feeko Brothers
10:00 Hate Speech Committee

FRIDAY, JUNE 10TH
6:00 Miniboss
6:30 Pasionés de Pasionés
7:00 Iron Lung
7:30 Jessica Tandy
8:00 King Friday
8:30 Mayor Karen
9:00 CUBED
9:30 Asteroid!
10:00 Fletcher

SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH
6:00 The Dream Machine
6:30 Rookie Card
7:00 Horner & Davis
7:30 Adrift
8:00 The Amie & Kristen Show
8:30 MattAnd
9:00 Jess Carpenter
9:30 Brick
10:00 Medic!!

SUNDAY, JUNE 12TH
6:00 The N Crowd
6:30 Toy Soldiers
7:00 Vorlauf
7:30 Beirdo
8:00 Where’s Hillary?
8:30 Angry People Building Things
9:00 Hans Gruber

F. HAROLD COMEDY FESTIVAL
WALNUT ST THEATRE, STUDIO 5
825 WALNUT ST, PHILADELPHIA
JUNE 7-12


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


PHIT Comedy Tonight at the Shubin

06/10/2010

Update: Also performing at 9:30, those organic ladies of originality (and apparently oversight)… The Amie & Kristen Show. Apologies for the omission.

The PHILLY IMPROV THEATER is geared up for a couple of great shows tonight at the Shubin Theater, with a little something for everyone:

First up is HEY EVERYBODY, with special guest host, LUKE GIORDANO. Comics grabbing the mic tonight include ROGER WEAVER, SIDNEY GANTT and JAMES HESKY.

Then stick around for the dynamic duo of improv comedy, RICK HORNER and CUBBY ALTOBELLI, as they present WHIPSUIT: ANOTHER LOOK.

PHIT @ THE SHUBIN – 407 BAINBRIDGE ST
THURSDAY, JUNE 10TH
8PM – HEY EVERYBODY
9:30PM – WHIPSUIT + AMIE & KRISTEN SHOW


Improv hits Souderton tomorrow

06/03/2010

Folks at Main Street Java will get a little something extra with their coffee tomorrow night, as some local comedians will be stirring in some free improv. CORDLESS KARATE RAVEN (Rick Horner, Kristin Mellor & Chris Schofield) shares a bill with MR LIZARD (Charles Rosen & Milkshake) starting at 7pm.

IMPROV COMEDY
CORDLESS KARATE RAVEN & MR LIZARD

FRIDAY, JUNE 4TH @ 7PM
MAIN STREET JAVA | 117 MAIN ST, SOUDERTON, PA
FREE


Tonight: Whipsuit monthly show at O’Neals

05/21/2010

Comedy duo RICK HORNER and CUBBY ALTOBELLI don the WHIPSUIT tonight in their monthly show at O’Neals Irish Pub. Utilizing an arsenal of commedia, clowning and comics coupled with a playful dose of competitive oneupmanship, the pair spin comedic yarns on the spot for your pleasure.

WHIPSUIT IMPROV @ O’NEALS
611 S THIRD ST (BETWEEN SOUTH & BAINBRIDGE STS)
FRIDAY, MAY 21ST @ 8:15PM
$5 | PARKING DEALS AT 3RD & SOUTH


N Crowd welcomes Activity Book tonight

05/15/2009

Tonight the N CROWD will welcome dear friends ACTIVITY BOOK to share the Actors Center stage.

Activity Book is a resident group of the PHILLY IMPROV THEATER, directed by Rick Horner and comprised of Kim Breslin, Kelly Jo Little, John Nolan, Jana Savini, Michael Schwartz, Jason Stockdale and Alan Williams.

ACTIVITY BOOK, PHIT RESIDENT GROUP

ACTIVITY BOOK, PHIT RESIDENT GROUP

THE N CROWD w/ ACTIVITY BOOK
FRIDAY, MAY 15TH @ 8PM | DOOR $15, ADVANCE $10
THE ACTORS CENTER, 257 N THIRD ST


Tonight: Whipsuit at O’Neals

04/17/2009

RICK HORNER & CUBBY ALTOBELLI, the fellas of WHIPSUIT will be churning out some of the good ol’ improvs tonight for their monthly show at O’Neals.

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WHIPSUIT IMPROV COMEDY
FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH @ 8:15PM
O’NEALS PUB | 611 S THIRD ST