The end of October is traditionally a special time for themed comedy shows. The Halloween season brings out special characters, theme shows, and other spooky surprises. Here is a run down of some of the special Halloween shows Philly has to offer in the upcoming week.
Hey Everybody – Friday, October 28 – 7PM – Philly Improv Theater
Aaron Hertzog‘s stand-up comedy showcase features all characters this week with comedy from Fastball Pitcher Bob Gutierrez, Bing Supernova, Joan Fisky, “Dad”, and more!
The Theme Show Presents: The Twilight Zone – Friday, October 28 – 10PM – Philly Improv Theater
Rob Baniewicz‘s monthly variety show pays tribute to the strange, freaky world of The Twilight Zone. Will sketches end in ironic twists? You’ll have to attend to see.
The Gross (Hallowiener) Show – Friday, October 28 – 11PM – Philly Improv Theater
Word on the street is that Alex Gross has been busy preparing buckets of (hopefully) fake blood for his trash talk show, and the Facebook event promises “pure fucking evil, more pure fucking evil” and “even more pure fucking evil.” Sounds like fun.
PHIT House Team Night of the Living Dead Improv – Saturday, October 29 – 7, 8:30, 10PM – Philly Improv Theater
PHIT House Teams Asteroid!, King Friday, and Fletcher along with special “Undead Guests” will perform special Halloween themed improv. Asteroid! plans on performing an improvised B Movie. The special guests on each show will be now defunct house teams reanimated for a special performance.
Hatespeech Committee Mischief Night Variety Show Nonsense Costume Party! – Sunday, October 30 – 7:00PM – Connie’s Ric Rac
Chip Chantry and Roger C. Snair the Vampire will co-host the evening while Otto Van Walmart serves as the house band. Costumes are manditory for all that attend, and ones will be available to rent at the door for $3 for those that don’t believe that’s true. There will be a prize given out for best costume and best Roger C. Snair impersonation. Plus Hatespeech Committee promises that they will be getting wild.
Chip Chantry’s One Man Show (With Special Guests) – Monday, October 31 – 8:30PM – Philly Improv Theater
Chip Chantry’s monthly spectacular has the distinct privilege of falling on Halloween night and will feature a sketch from James Hesky, Eric Todd, John Kensil and Mike Rainey along with performances from Pat House and Tom Cassidy, favorite recurring feature Storytime with Mike Rainey and movie reviews from the Westboro Baptist Church.