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Photos from Goat Rodeo’s “78th Annual Butterboro Pie-Eating Contest”

Former WitOut editor Allison Zeidman kills it to open the show.

Allison Zeidman opens the show. She gets big laughs with her story about a pregnancy scare.

The Mayor of Butterboro welcomes everyone to the contest.

The Mayor of Butterboro welcomes everyone to the contest.

Mayor introduces the retired all-time Butterboro pie-eating champion.

Mayor introduces the retired all-time Butterboro pie-eating champion.

The contestants start out excited, but upon seeing their wheelbarrowed future, are .

The initially excited contestants become hesitant to dive in face-first upon seeing their wheelbarrowed future.

Club members share post-cards of covered bridges, and ONLY post-cards of covered bridges.

Club members share post-cards of covered bridges, and ONLY post-cards of covered bridges.

The Creeperie is a seedy part of town where creepy men creep around.

The Creeperie is a seedy part of town where creepy men creep around.

Small town BBQ take-out for local bad-ass.

Small town BBQ take-out for local “bad-ass”.

Giuseppe Giuseppo's SteakHouse is the town's number 1 requested caterer of death-row inmates' last meals.

Giuseppe Giuseppo’s Steak House is the town’s number one requested caterer of death-row inmates’ last meals.

Disruptive students insist their bi-focalled teacher must be a wizard.

Disruptive students insist their bi-focalled teacher must be a wizard.

Don't try robbing a bank while good old Gun-Hands McCoy is making a withdrawal!

Don’t try robbing a bank while good old Gun-Hands McCoy is making a withdrawal!

*spoiler* Gun-Hands McCoy's hard-to-control gun-hands are likely to end up accidentally killing all the hostages.

*spoiler* Gun-Hands McCoy’s hard-to-control gun-hands are likely to end up accidentally killing all the hostages.

Tonight: Goat Rodeo @ Philly Improv Theater

goat rodeoPhilly Improv Theater’s third house sketch-team, Goat Rodeo, will be giving their final performance of “The 78th Annual Butterborough Pie Eating Contest”. Formed over the summer and debuting at Fringe Festival, Goat Rodeo features some important Philly comedy names.

“The 78th Annual Butterborough Pie Eating Contest” stars Aaron Hertzog (Hate Speech Committee), Aubrie Williams (Mani-Pedi, Local Holiday Miracle), Chris McGrail (Kids with Rickets, Calletta & McGrail), Sue Taney (ComedySportz), Katlin Thompson (Mani-Pedi), Matt Lamson (N Crowd), Zach Uzupis (This Is Your Captain) and returning Goat Rodeo cast member Kristy Goldy.

The writing team consists of head-writer Christian Alsis (The Feeko Brothers), Martha Cooney (StoryUp, Hot Dish), Bill Flynn, Justin Miller, Dan Boldin and cast-members Aaron Hertzog, Chris McGrail and Aubrie Wililams.

“The 78th Annual Butterborough Pie Eating Contest” is directed by Philly sketch veteran Samantha Russel of Secret Pants, who says about the show, “The writers brought some very strong work to the table and the cast brings that work to life in the funniest way possible–I think the audiences are really enjoying it. We created a show where the sketches all take place in Butterborough County, which gives it a nice small town feel.”

There’s a cohesive structure to the show which Russel credits to “graphics guy” Bill Flynn. “Bill is the one responsible for making our shows one complete thought, instead of just sketches. We certainly couldn’t have done this show without him.”

Tickets are $10 bucks; the BYOB show starts at 9:00pm.

In the meantime, enjoy this video and get a feel of world Goat Rodeo will be rendering tonight live from Philadelphia!