Upcoming Shows

  • August 23, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • August 23, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • August 23, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • August 23, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • August 23, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 28, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • August 28, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • August 29, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • August 29, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • August 29, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • August 30, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • August 30, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • August 30, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • August 30, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • August 30, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • September 4, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 4, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • September 5, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • September 5, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • September 5, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 5, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 5, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 6, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
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The WitOut Caption Contest – Win 2 Free Tickets to ComedySportz!

Once a month, the WitOut Caption Contest gives you the opportunity to win two free tickets to a local comedy show. This month’s prize tickets are generously being donated by ComedySportz Philadelphia.

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

Photo courtesy of ComedySportz Philadelphia
Photographer: Kevin Regan
Pictured: Kevin Lopez, Eoin O’Shea & Alli Soowal, during ComedySportz show 10/20/12

ComedySportz is Philadelphia’s longest running comedy show! Every Saturday night two teams of improvisers vie for points in a hilarious competition similar to TV’s ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’  A referee governs the action and calls the fouls keeping the match fast, smart & funny.  Appropriate for ALL ages.

 

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!

Awkward Moments with Hilary Kissinger: “Your Family’s in the Audience”

“Awkward Moments” is a monthly column that asks comedians, “What do you do when…” In this installment we talk about how performance is affected by who’s in the crowd.

Do you tell your parents the same stories you tell your friends? Would you describe to your boss the intimate but hilarious details of your last sexual encounter? How would you feel if someone you admired watched you bomb on stage?

We all tailor our social interactions to the particular people we’re talking to, but performers usually can’t control who comes out to see them do their thing. Comedy often includes, and sometimes depends on, material that is personal, embarrassing, or way dirtier than anything you’d find yourself discussing around the family dinner table. So when that family shows up to support the comedian in their lives, how does it affect the person on stage?

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