Upcoming Shows

  • 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
  • November 1, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • November 1, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 1, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 1, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 1, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 1, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • November 5, 2014 8:00 pmComedy Masters
  • November 6, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 6, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • November 7, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 7, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 7, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • November 7, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 7, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 7, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 8, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 8, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • November 8, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
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Comedy Bonfire

Description: 3 shows for $7 – Live at The Fire!

8 pm: HOT COMIC STAND-UP SHOWCASE
Philly has a vast pool of hilarious, unique, creative, mind-blowing, hilarious comedians. Here are four of the city’s hottest and most popular stand-up comedians:

Mary Radzinski
Ryan Shaner
Dave Topor

hosted by Alex Grubard

9:30 pm: TRAILER TRASH LIVE PODCAST
The popular movie trailer thrice-a-week podcast Trailer Trash takes their show live to the stage at Comedy Bonfire for games, surprises and guest panelists:

Joey Dougherty
Tommy Touhill

hosted by Michael Baurer and Garrett Smith

11 pm: COMEDIYorDIE LATE NIGHT OPEN MIC
“Comedy is hard. Dying is easy.” – Mel Brooks. See some of Philadelphia’s local talent try really hard to make everyone laugh really hard. Fun, loose, creative madness with comics from all over the area…

hosted by Lou Misiano

Style: Variety

Date: March 26

Time: 8:00pm

Admission: $7

Location: The Fire – 412 E. Girard Ave. Philadelphia

Contact: Facebook Event

Bedtime Stories Presents: Guy Fieri’s Phantabulous Phood Phestival

Description: A behind the scenes look at Guy Fieri’s newly launched Philadelphia theme restaurant located on top of the Hard Rock Cafe!

Style: Variety

Date: March 10

Time: 8:00pm

Admission: $5

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

Contact: Facebook Event

Humor Has It

Description: Another awesome show presented by Smiley’s Comedy. Come out to see the stars of PodCheese, Josh Bennett and Benny Michaels, along with Ed McGonigal from the Kid Chriss Show. Headling is Delaware’s own Pat O’Donnell.

Style: Stand-up

Date: March 9

Time: 8:00pm

Admission: $10 (Call 610-485-3500 for reservations)

Location: Maximillian’s Restaurant & Tavern – 3005 Naamans Creek Rd, Marcus Hook, PA

Contact: Facebook Event

Tweets of the Week, Vol. 22

Follow Witout on Twitter for updates from our site, as well as retweets of more of the best 140-character-or-less jokes from Philly comics.

Discussing a Bit with Matt Holmes – If Music Were Taught Like Improv

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Matt Holmes is an improviser in Philly. He performs a full improv comedy set with a complete stranger from the audience in Matt& (“playful and winning” –TimeOut Chicago). He also teaches improv, coaches improv groups, and co-founded Rare Bird Show (“Top Shelf Improv” –The Apiary, “arguably the best improv group Philly has ever produced” –AV Club).

Look for the next installment of “Discussing a Bit,” Matt’s monthly WitOut column, on April 1st.

Have a comedy issue or theory you’d like Matt to examine? Email alison@witout.net.