Upcoming Shows

  • October 23, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 23, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • October 24, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • October 24, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • October 24, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • October 24, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • October 24, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 24, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 25, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • October 25, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • October 25, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • October 25, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • October 25, 2014 9:00 pmComedy Train Rek presents Awkward Sex and the City
  • October 25, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • October 25, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • October 29, 2014 8:00 pmComedy Masters
  • October 30, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 30, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • October 31, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • October 31, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • October 31, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • October 31, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • October 31, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 31, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
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Kricket’s Comedy Presents: Durty Comedy Night

Description: Featuring comedy from: Chip Chantry, Dave Terruso,  Corson & Typhoon, Larry Jansen, and Chris Mas

Style: Stand-up

Date: March 30

Time: Doors-7pm Show-7:30pm

Admission: $10 (includes one free beer)

Location: Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub – 701 E MacDade Blvd Folsom PA 19033

Contact: Facebook Event

Free Improv at Connie’s Ric Rac

Description: See 8 improv groups perform on the first Wednesday of every month for free at Connie’s Ric Rac.

Style: Improv

Date: The first Wednesday of Every Month

Time: Doors-8pm Show-9pm

Admission: Free

Location: Connie’s Ric Rac – 1132 S. 9th St.

Contact: Email robjgentile@gmail.com with questions or to submit a group.

Philly Comedy Round-up, Vol. 79

News:

In case you haven’t seen it – the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com wrote this article on Philadelphia’s “burgeoning comedy scene.” Check it out for quotes from Todd Glass, Doogie Horner, BJ Ellis, and WitOut’s own Alison Zeidman.

Performer submissions are open now through Sunday, March 3 for the annual Troika tournament. Interested performers should email their name, contact information and list of current and past performance groups to troika@figmenttheater.org. Performers will be placed in groups of three and will have one month to come up with their group’s name and performance style. The tournament will be held at The Sideshow with preliminary rounds taking place on April 13, 19, and 26 with the championship round on Saturday, April 27.

Submissions are now open for High Note Humor’s South Jersey Stand-up Championship – which will be held at The Taproom Grill (427 W Crystal Lake Drive Haddonfield, NJ). Three comics from each preliminary round (April 4, 11, 18) will advance to the finals on April 26 for a chance to win cash prizes, future paid work, and a championship belt! Interested comedians can sign up by sending their name, comedy experience, and availability for the preliminary rounds to HighNoteHumor@gmail.com by the deadline of March 12.

Luke Giordano wrote this piece on the importance of failure for his site Everything You Like is Stupid. Luke has recently switched the format of the site from a humor page to one where he writes essays on his ideas, process, and other thoughts behind writing and comedy. As someone who also likes to think a lot about the process or writing and creating comedy I can say that it is worth checking out.

Due to a fire in the Valley Forge Beef and Ale, all shows at Chuckles Comedy Club have been put on hold. We will update you on any news about the venue as soon as more information is available.

Shows:

Philly Improv Theater will host the first of a two-week-run of shows at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.) this week. You can see their full schedule online to check out all the improv, sketch, panel, and variety shows PHIT has to offer.

The Not Just Comedy Show returns to the Grape Room (105 Grape St. Manayunk) this Tuesday with a show featuring stand-up from Dan King, Tommy Highland, Darryl Charles, Danelle Lamar, Dan Mahon, Pat Kelly, and Dr. Tony; improv from Bed Savage; and music from Borrowed Instrument. Doors open at 7:30 and the show beings at 8:00.

Philly’s own Todd Glass will be headlining at Helium Comedy Club (2031 Sansom St.) this week with shows from Wednesday to Saturday. Also performing on the show will be comedians Chip Chantry and Blake Wexler.

This Wednesday Tight Six presents: Not Jazz 3 at Chris’ Jazz Cafe (1421 Sansom St.) This month’s show will feature comedy from John McKeever, Alex Pearlman, Omar Scruggs, Jon DelCollo, Caitlyn Feeney, Chris O’Conner, and promisses to have a secret special guest.

The Taproom Sports Bar & Grill (15 S Morton Ave  Morton, PA) will host their second Totally Free Comedy Night this Thursday with a show featuring performances from James Hesky, Tommy Pope, Darryl Charles, Chris Dolan, Jake Mattera, and Michael Brooks.

Mike Rainey will be hosting a party and comedy show to celebrate the release of his book Terrible Advice this Friday at The Arts Parlor (1170 S. Broad St.) The night will feature comedy from Sean Clay, Joe Mayo, James Hesky, Tim Butterly, Tommy Pope, and more! Mike will be selling and signing copies of his book for $10.

Sketch group Comic Energy will be performing a show this Friday at The Adrienne Theater (2030 Sansom St.) The group will put on two performances at 8:00 and 10:00, with a ticket price of $5 for any of their friends on Facebook.

This Sunday Eddie Brill Presents the Great American Comedy Audition Showcase at Helium Comedy Club. The show will be headlined by Brill and will feature performances from: Doogie Horner, Dave Terruso, Jim Ginty, Andy Nolan, Darryl Charles, Chip Chantry, Mary Radzinski, Roger Weaver, John McKeever, Pat Barker, Tommy Pope and James Hesky. Tickets can be purchased online.

If you have any Philly comedy news worth mentioning – send it our way with an email to contact@witout.net

The Flat Earth – Popeye’s The Master

Philly Improv Theater House Sketch Team The Flat Earth made this parody video for The Sideshow’s annual Oscars Jam. Enjoy!

You can see The Flat Earth perform their second sketch comedy revue featuring brand new material at Philly Improv Theater March 1-2 and 8-9. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

If you are a Philadelphia comedy performer that produces a podcast, web series, sketch video, humor column, or any other online content let us know by emailing us at contact@witout.net so we can share it!

Comic Energy Sketch

Description: Comic Energy Sketch Comedy Live at the Adrienne Theater.

Style: Sketch

Date: March 1

Time: 8:00PM, 10:00PM

Admission: $5

Location: The Adrienne Theater – 2030 Sansom St. Philadelphia

Contact: Facebook Event

ManiPedi at PHIT

Description: Come see great independent sketch comedy from ManiPedi, joined by different openers each night!
3/28 – Angel Yau (NYC)
3/29 – Angel Yau (NYC)
4/4 – The Hold Up!
4/5 – The Hold Up!

Style: Sketch

Date: March 28 – 29, April 4 – 5

Time: 8:30PM

Admission: PHIT Ticketing Page

Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.)

Contact: Website

Louis & Kyle at PHIT

Description: Come see some great sketch comedy!

Style: Sketch

Date: April 4 – 5

Time: 7:00PM

Admission: PHIT Ticketing Page

Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.)

Contact: Website

Louis & Kyle + Caletta & McGrail at PHIT

Description: Come see some great sketch comedy!

Style: Sketch

Date: March 28 – 29

Time: 7:00PM

Admission: PHIT Ticketing Page

Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.)

Contact: Website

Corkery & Rumble + JEM at PHIT

Description: Come see some great improv comedy!

Style: Improv

Date: April 2

Time: 7:00PM

Admission: PHIT Ticketing Page

Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.)

Contact: Website

Kid Twist + Grimacchio at PHIT

Description: Come see some great improv comedy!

Style: Improv

Date: March 26

Time: 7:00PM

Admission: PHIT Ticketing Page

Location: Philly Improv Theater at The Shubin Theater (407 Bainbridge St.)

Contact: Website