Upcoming Shows

  • July 19, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • July 20, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • July 20, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • July 20, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • July 26, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • July 27, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • July 27, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • July 27, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 2, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 3, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • August 3, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 3, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 9, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 10, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • August 10, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 10, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 16, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 17, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 17, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • August 17, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 23, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 24, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • August 24, 2019Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • August 24, 2019 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • August 30, 2019 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
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Welcome to WitOut, a blog about the Philadelphia comedy scene.

WitOut is owned by Philly Improv Theater. Get in touch with us at contact@witout.net.

 

Philly Comedy Round-up, Vol. 19

Helium Comedy Club will crown their 2011 Philly’s Phunniest Person this week. With semi-final rounds of their sixth annual contest being held tonight and tomorrow, and the finals being held on Wednesday. You can buy tickets for the shows online.

Tuesday night, Kung Fu Necktie will play host to Tuesday Night Live (Facebook Event) – a night of stand-up, sketch and improv hosted by Maureen Costello. The show will feature performances by Doogie Honer, power point expert Jon Goff, inspirational speaker Fastball Pitcher Bob Gutierrez, improvised telanovela Pasiones de Pasiones, the improv stylings of Iron Lung as well as musical guest Richie Rich and the Poor People.

This Wednesday, Sketch Playground will present it’s first “showcase” at L’etage. Play Favorites (Facebook Event) will feature improv performances by Hate Speech Committee, Iron Lung and Get a Room. The show will also feature favorite sketches from Sketch Playground and will be hosted by Ian David Vaflor.

Last week the second episode of Down the Show premiered at Connie’s Ric Rac – now it is online for your enjoyment. The episode features an opening performance by Sherman Hemsley, stand-up from Chip Chantry, John McKeever and Conrad Roth, sketches from the minds of Rob Baniewicz and Abigail Bruley which feature performances from Aaron Hertzog and Joe Dougherty and sketches from Secret Pants and Camp Woods.