Upcoming Shows

  • September 20, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 20, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • September 20, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • September 20, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • September 25, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 25, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • September 26, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • September 26, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 26, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • September 26, 2014 8:00 pmA Very Nice Comedy Show
  • September 26, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 26, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • September 27, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • September 27, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • September 27, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • September 27, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • September 27, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • October 2, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 2, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • October 3, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • October 3, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • October 3, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • October 3, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • October 3, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
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Watch Tommy Pope Applaud Steve Martin on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Comedian Tommy Pope (2012 Just For Laughs Festival, 2011 Philly’s Phunniest Person) can be seen is this clip from last night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon applauding comedy legend Steve Martin during his entrance to the show. Look for his handsome face around the :45 second mark of the video.

Submissions Now Open for the South Jersey Comedy Festival 2013

From the SJCF:

The South Jersey Comedy Festival will be a two day comedy extravaganza featuring over of stand-up comedians and improv comedy troupes from August 16th-17th 2013. Since South Jersey is within a small radius of several metropolitan areas, it is an ideal location to celebrate these forms of live comedy. Each day of the festival will celebrate a different form of live comedy; at the end of each night, we will crown a new winning comedian or improv troupe, which will win the title of “Best Stand-up Comedian/Improv Troupe,” and a CASH PRIZE! Every performer/troupe will be judged silently. The festival will take place at Harper’s Pub in Clementon, NJ ,in the heart of South Jersey.

More information and submission forms for the South Jersey Comedy Festival can be found online.

Win a Pair of Tickets to Helium Comedy Club’s ‘Four Headliners For a Cause’ Tomorrow at Rogues Gallery

The headline pretty much sums it up. Tomorrow at the Rogues Gallery Open Mic (11 South 21st St.; signups at 7:00pm; mic at 7:30pm) the hosts will be giving away two tickets to next Tuesday’s Four Headliners For a Cause show at Helium Comedy Club. The show is organized and hosted by comedian Chris Cotton to help raise money for the Raven Lounge MS Bike Team and MS Research.

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More on the show from Helium Comedy Club’s website:

Four of the funniest comedians around lend their talents to a city wide fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis for six weeks, ending with this May 14th performance. Comedians Talent Harris (Def Jam, Host of Apollo), Mike Vecchione (Tonight Show), Greer Barnes (Chappelle Show, Comedy Central), Jermaine Fowler (MTV 2’s Guy Code) and host Chris Cotton (Eric Andre Live Show) will share the stage, using their voices to fight for those afflicted with MS.

Take advantage of this opportunity to see five outstanding comedians for the price of one while supporting a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Raven Lounge Bike MS team and the National MS Society. For more details on the show or how to donate, please visit the following links:

Donate to this Fundraiser:

Donate to MS
National MS Society Donation
National MS Society

 

Comedy Show Round-up: May 7, 2013

Shows

Cake Bear + Gaper Delay – 7:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

Free Improv with the Second Place Champions – 8:00pm at L’etage

PHIT House Team Harold Night – 8:30pm at Philly Improv Theater

PHIT Improv Jam – 9:30pm at Philly Improv Theater

Open Mics

Helium Comedy Club – 8:00pm (online signups) at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St., Philadelphia

The Headhouse Cafe – 8:00pm (signups at 7:30) at The Headhouse Cafe, 122 Lombard St., Philadelphia

No.2 (#2)(Number 2) – 8:00pm (signups at 7:30) at St. Stephen’s Green, 1701 Green St., Philadelphia

LawnBoys Comedy – 8:00pm (signups at 7:00) at Puck, 1 Printers Alley Doylestown, PA

The M Room – 9:00pm (signups at 8:30) at The M Room, 15 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia

If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to contact@witout.net.

Comedy Show Round-up: May 6, 2013

Shows

Monday Evening Raw – 8:00pm at Ray’s Happy Birthday Bar

Open Mics

Laughs on Fairmount - 8:00pm (signups at 7:15) at The Urban Saloon, 2120 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia

The Irish Times – 7:30pm (signups at 7:00) at The Irish Times, 629 S 2nd St., Philadelphia

Joe Murdock Has Created an Event – 9:00pm (signups at 8:30) at Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 S. 9th St., Philadelphia

RP McMurphy’s – 8:00pm (signups at 7:45) at RP McMurphy’s, 2623 MacDade Blvd., Ridley,PA

If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to contact@witout.net.

Comedy Show Round-up: May 5, 2013

Shows

PHIT Kids Presents: StoryUP! – 10:00am at Philly Improv Theater

The Deans (PHIT Instructors Show) – 8:30pm at Philly Improv Theater

Open Mics

Tight Six – 8:30pm (signups at 8:00) at Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., Philadelphia

Lickety Split – 9:30pm (signups at 9:00) at Lickety Split, 401 South St., Philadelphia

If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to contact@witout.net.

Comedy Show Round-up: May 4, 2013

Shows

The Bat – 7:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

ComedySportz – 7:30 & 10:00pm at The Playground at The Adrienne Theater

Sarcasm Comedy Club – 7:30pm at The Crowne Plaza Hotel

Mitch Fatel – 7:30 & 10:00pm at Helium Comedy Club

PHIT House Team Night – 8:30 & 10:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

Northeast Comedy Cabaret – 9:00pm at The Ramada Northeast

South Jersey Comedy Cabaret – 9:00pm at Casa Carollo Restaurant

Doylestown Comedy Cabaret – 9:00pm at Poco’s

The Comedy Works – 9:30pm at Georgine’s Restaurant

Cagematch – 11:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to contact@witout.net.

Reasons You Didn’t Make Vulture’s List Of 50 Comedians You Should and Will Know

by: Doogie Horner

1. Your name is hard to spell (and being Polish didn’t help either).

2. Congratulations, you’re number 51!

3. The editors at Vulture can’t remember whether or not you’re dead, and they don’t feel like googling it.

4. Maybe people refuse to take you seriously because you never stop clowning around?

5. Too edgy!

6. Not edgy enough.

7. You only perform in North Korea.

8. People should know you, but won’t.

9. People shouldn’t know you, but will.

10. You’re always eating a sandwich on stage and it makes it hard to understand you sometimes.

11. Your tenure as 42nd President of the United States overshadows your comedy career.

12. Crooked candy corn teeth

13. You’re not funny, so just knock it off.

14. Politics! (see reason 11)

Doogie Horner is a comedian, author, and graphic designer. He is a suppurating wound of comedy.

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!

Tweets of the Week, Vol. 31

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.

Comedy Show Round-up: May 3, 2013

Shows

The Comedy Works – 7:00pm at Georgine’s Restaurant

The Bat – 7:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

Mitch Fatel – 7:30 & 10:00pm at Helium Comedy Club

The N Crowd – 8:00pm at The Actor’s Center

Dog Mountain – 8:30pm at Philly Improv Theater

Doylestown Comedy Cabaret – 9:00pm at Poco’s

Sketch Up or Shut Up – 11:00pm at Philly Improv Theater

Open Mics

Hodge Podge – 8:00pm (7:30pm signups) at Hodge Podge, 1212 South St., Philadelphia

If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to contact@witout.net.