Upcoming Shows

  • April 25, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • April 25, 2014 7:30 pmPHIT PRESENTS: MILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN
  • April 25, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • April 25, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • April 25, 2014 9:00 pmCHEAT CODE W. SPECIAL GUESTS @ PHIT
  • April 25, 2014 10:30 pmSTORY UP! AFTER DARK @ PHIT
  • April 25, 2014 11:00 pmIRON SKETCH @ PHIT
  • April 26, 2014 7:30 pmPHIT PRESENTS: MILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN
  • April 26, 2014 7:30 pmSarcasm Comedy Club
  • April 26, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 pmBye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play
  • April 26, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • April 26, 2014 9:00 pmMEN WITH FACES + BIG BABY @ PHIT
  • April 26, 2014 9:30 pmSarcasm Comedy Club
  • April 26, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • April 26, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • April 26, 2014 10:30 pmTHE FUTURE + MAYOR KAREN @ PHIT
  • April 26, 2014 11:00 pmIRON SKETCH @ PHIT
  • April 27, 2014 4:00 pmPHIT PRESENTS: MILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN
  • April 27, 2014 7:00 pmTHE BUTTERED NIBLETS + THE DEAN’S LIST @ PHIT
  • April 27, 2014 8:30 pmGOON + THE SHAM @ PHIT
  • April 30, 2014 7:30 pmGIRL HAROLD + THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN @ PHIT
  • April 30, 2014 9:00 pmSABOTAGE + OUTSIDE VOICES @ PHIT
  • April 30, 2014 10:00 pmSABOTAGE @ PHIT
  • May 1, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
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The WitOut Caption Contest – Win 2 Free Tickets to Philly Improv Theater!

Once a month, the WitOut Caption Contest will give you the opportunity to win two free tickets to a local comedy show.  This month’s prize tickets are generously being donated by Philly Improv Theater.

To enter, submit a caption for the photo below in the comments section of this post, and check back on October 30th at Noon for a post revealing the winner and runner-up. The author of the winning caption (as determined by the editors of WitOut.net) will receive two free tickets to a Philly Improv Theater show of their choice.

Photo courtesy of Philly Improv Theater
Photographer: Tom Lovelund
Pictured: Jessica Ross and Brian Ratcliffe, during PHIT’s Fringe Festival production of Myths & Monsters

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) is a showcase for Philadelphia comedy shows, including improv, sketch and stand-up. In addition to presenting more than 300 popular and affordable BYOB shows at The Shubin Theatre each year, PHIT’s Training Center is the largest of its kind between New York and Chicago. For details on upcoming Philly Improv Theater shows and classes, visit phillyimprovtheater.com/.

Is your theater interested in providing a photo and prize tickets for a WitOut Caption Contest? Email alison@witout.net to set up your sponsorship!

Philly Comedy Round-up, Vol. 60

This Tuesday Rittenhouse Comedy at Noche will put on its final open mic at the Chestnut Street bar. The night will be a celebration and a good-bye to the Tuesday night stage stand-ups have been testing out material on for the past two years.

This Thursday, Philly Improv Theater will host the return of Bing Supernova’s Cavalcade of Fools, a stand-up comedy showcase hosted by the legendary comedian himself. This time around Bing will share the stage with guests Brendan Kennedy, Juliet Hope Wayne and Mike Rainey, with more surprise special guests promised.

The First Ladies of Comedy Fundraiser will take place this Friday at PHIT. The show will feature jokes performed by the significant others of some of Philly’s best comedians. All proceeds will go to Angel 34, a charity set up by Michelle Somishka, whose 2-year-old daughter Aubrey recently passed away from neuroblastoma. The show will be hosted by Mary Radzinski and jokes will be performed by Jaime Mulhern (Mike Rainey), Timaree Leigh (Carl Bocutti), Shannon Brown (Brendan Kennedy), MaryJo Butterly (Tim Butterly), Kim Broadbent (Chip Chantry), Lorraine Dean (Darryl Charles), Dennis Nguyen (Steve Miller-Miller) and Samantha Russell Craig (Fastball Pitcher Bob Gutierrez).

This Saturday, Rookie Card at The Raven Lounge will return with a show featuring stand-up comedian Brandon “Ketchup” Wilson, opening improv group The Self-Esteem Motivators, and Rookie Card will headline with a set inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Rookie Card will also be saying goodbye to founding member Jake Alvarez, as it will be his last performance with the group.

Tickets are now on sale for Marc Maron’s return to Helium Comedy Club. The comedian, known for his WTF Podcast, will be performing at the Philadelphia club December 6-8. Get your tickets now, as the shows are sure to sell out.