Upcoming Shows

  • February 7, 2014 7:30 pmFirst Fridays w/ Interrobang
  • November 21, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 21, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 21, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 21, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • November 21, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 21, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 22, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 22, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • November 22, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 22, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 22, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 22, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 22, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • November 26, 2014 8:00 pmComedy Masters
  • November 27, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 27, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 28, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 28, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 28, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 29, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • November 29, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
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Micah White at The Laff House

Description: This weekend at the Laff House Comedy Club Micah “Bam Bam” White will headline the stage for 4 fantastically funny shows. Micah prides himself on the fact that he has a 100% return demand in every city he has ever performed in. This comics style is totally unique to his own personality and views on life. White is known for his ability to deliver very high energy shows that the audience will never forget! Come witness one the funniest comics of our time! You owe yourself a good laff!

Style: Stand-up

Date: January 25-26

Time: 730pm, 945pm

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: The Laff House – 221 South St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Gary Johnson at The Laff House

Description: Headlining the stage: Gary Johnson  AKA G-Thang.  His hyper  and reckless (though not manic) attitude on stage and in interviews has become his personal trademark, while at the same time avoiding much of the raunchiness that characterizes his colleagues on the stand up circuit. Gary is known for delving into current affairs to a somewhat unusual degree that leaves audiences thinking and laffing for days!  This show is an absolute must see!

Style: Stand-up

Date: January 18-19

Time: 730pm, 945pm

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: The Laff House – 221 South St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Dov Davidoff at Helium Comedy Club

Description: Dov Davidoff is originally from Englishtown, NJ. In addition to performing regularly in clubs and colleges throughout the country, Davidoff has been seen as an actor in the hit movie Invincible with Mark Wahlberg, and on any number of TV shows, most notably as a series regular in NBC’s Raines with Jeff Goldblum. He also had his own Comedy Central Presents special, as well as talk show appearances, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, Chelsea Lately and other Comedy Central shows, Chappelle’s Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, E Network’s 101 Celebrity OOPS, and Premium Blend. Davidoff has been featured twice at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. On April 22, 2008, he released his CD entitled “The Point Is..”[1] on Comedy Central Records. Two years later, Comedy Central aired his first stand-up special entitled “Filthy Operation” on May 1st, 2010.

Style: Stand-up

Date: March 13 – 16

Time:  8pm (Wed, Thur) 730pm, 10pm (Fri, Sat)

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Todd Glass at Helium Comedy Club

Description: Solidly ensconced in the 30-40 demographic, comedian Todd Glass may now be considered ineligible to be labeled a wunderkind—but he certainly was one, having launched his career in comedy at age 16. Since that precocious start, the Philadelphia native has developed into a polished performer with a bent for inventive material that often mocks the conventions of standup. Todd is currently on the road performing nationally with comedian/actor David Spade. Todd’s first CD Thin Pig with Comedy Central Records was recorded in Tempe, AZ and features an hour of Glass’ fantastic observations and stories.

Style: Stand-up

Date: February 27 – March 7

Time:  8pm (Wed, Thur) 730pm, 10pm (Fri, Sat)

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Rachel Feinstein at Helium Comedy Club

Description: Rachel Feinstein’s grew up outside Washington DC, the daughter of a civil rights lawyer and a blues musician, giving her a keen eye for the absurd and unjust. She developed her hilarious, character driven style by opening for her father’s blues band as a kid and doing impressions of various loud and jarring relatives.

Rachel has made numerous appearances on “Comedy Central” and can also be seen on upcoming episodes of “Comics Unleashed” as well as the “ Just For Laughs” comedy series on TBS.

Style: Stand-up

Date: February 13 – 16

Time:  8pm (Wed, Thur) 730pm, 10pm (Fri, Sat)

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Heather McDonald at Helium Comedy Club

Description: Besides performing stand up comedy, Heather McDonald is a full-time writer and story producer on the E! Channel’s top rated show – Chelsea Lately. Heather can be seen weekly on Chelsea Lately either on the roundtable or performing in the comedy sketches.

Style: Stand-up

Date: February 8 – 9

Time:  730pm, 10pm (Fri, Sat)

Admission: Tickets Available Online

Location: Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. Philadelphia

Contact: Website

Meet Your Nominees for the 2013 WitOut Awards: Best Open Mic

It’s almost time for the 2013 WitOut Awards for Philadelphia Comedy!  As we get closer to the show, we’ll be rolling out a series of posts to help you get more acquainted with this year’s nominees. Read all about ‘em, and then be sure to get your tickets for the big event on January 13th at World Cafe Live!

The nominees for Best Open Mic are:

Laughs on Fairmount
Schedule: Weekly
Time: 8:00PM – 11:00PM
Sign-ups: 7:15PM
Location: The Urban Saloon: 2120 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Type: Stand-up
Hosts: Carolyn Busa and Mary Radzinski
Set: 5 minutes
Description: Join Laughs on Fairmount at the Urban Saloon on Fairmount Ave. (across from Eastern State Penitentiary). Laughs on Fairmount will be Monday nights with sign-ups for comedians beginning at 7:15pm. Show starts at 8pm in the back room.

Sketch Up or Shut Up
Schedule: The last Friday of every month (the first week of PHIT’s Shubin run)
Time: 11:00PM – 12:00AM
Sign-ups: 10:45PM
Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater, 407 Bainbridge St. Philadelphia
Type: Sketch
Host: Brian Kelly
Set: 5 minutes
Description: Free sketch comedy open mic! Come to perform or see some of Philadelphia’s best comedians try out new material. Arrive by 10:45 to sign up, and please keep sketches to five minutes or less. Free and BYOB! Sketch Up or Shut Up is hosted by Brian Kelly and was created by Meg Favreau.

Center City Comedy
Schedule: Weekly
Time: 9:00PM – 1:00AM
Sign-ups 8:00PM
Location: Raven Lounge: 1718 Sansom St., Philadelphia, PA
Type: Stand-up
Hosts: Chris Cotton and H. Foley
Set: 5 minutes
Description: Upstairs at the Raven Lounge. Featuring Philadelphia’s best stand-up talent showcasing their signature sets.

Tight Six
Schedule: Weekly
Time: 8:30PM
Sign-ups 8:00PM
Location: Upstairs at Fergie’s Pub: 1214 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Type: Stand-up, Sketch, Characters, etc.
Host: Tight Six
Set: 3.5-5 minutes (depending on total number of comics)
Description: Hilarious comedy, house band, drink specials.

Accidents Will Happen
Schedule: First Wednesday of every month, after the Accidents Will Happen showcase (9:00PM)
Time: 11:00PM
Sign-ups: 9:00PM
Location: The Adobe Cafe, 1919 E. Passyunk Ave. Philadelphia
Type: Stand-up
Host: Bradley Beck
Set: 5 minutes
Description: Featuring stand-up, storytelling, and sketch comedy. All this and $5 burritos!

The Day Drinking Americans Comedy Tour

Description: Featuring: John Tole and Ian Stuart with locals: Ryan Shaner, John Nunn, and Tim Butterly

Style: Stand-up

Date: Friday, January 18

Time: 8pm

Admission: $18

Location: The Raven Lounge – 1718 Sansom St.

Contact: Facebook Event