- FRI 10:10 A.M. TAFT (IMPROV)
TAFT’s his name. TAFT’s his game. Hailing from the 1910 Progressive Era, brother man TAFT is a Philadelphian Improv team that likes to get stuck in the tub and ‘Yes And’ their way out. TAFT features Chris McGee, Matthew Jay, Walker Green, Laura Boss, Julia Celley, John Hanson, Biz Harnish, and Matt Merin. TAFT is coached by Rob Alesiani.
- FRI. 11:25 A.M. SAD TROMBONE (IMPROV)
SAD TROMBONE is the comedy duo of Steve Kleinedler and Ralph Andracchio, seasoned performers and instructors at PHIT. SAD TROMBONE absorbs the audience’s sad and disappointing experiences and molds them into something wonderful and glorious losing themselves in engaging characters and stories that will have the audience forgetting why they were even sad in the first place.
- FRI. 12:45 P.M. HANNAH TRAV (STAND UP)
Hannah Trav is a nice lady and a funny stand up comedian with very high self esteem. Trav tackles tough topics like Tinder, alliteration, interracial dating, politics, and more!
- FRI. 2:30 P.M. MATT SCHMID (STAND UP)
Matthew Schmid, sketch writer for The Flat Earth and The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie, explores his inadequacies and insecurities in a blend of storytelling and observational comedy. Matthew Schmid’s monologues have appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and this year he appeared on and won Nerdist’s Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction Podcast.
- FRI. 3:15 P.M. FJORD (IMPROV)
Direct quote: “We do fun, character based improv, so we thought we’d throw a funeral!” FJORD features: Kathryn Amrhein, Ryan Birchmeier, Gab Bottoni, Scott Campbell, Sarah Clemency, Alex Coffey, Casey Hogan, Shawna Stoltzfoos and Joe Tuzzi and is directed by Adam Siry.
- FRI. 10:40 P.M. MATT TSANG (STORYTELLING)
What’s the definition of selective memory? It’s whatever you want it to be. Matthew’s story is full of gains and losses but the audience will walk away a winner.
- FRI. 7:45 P.M. HOUSE OF SOLITUDE (IMPROV)
HOUSE OF SOLITUTDE is a Philly comedy duo featuring Caitlin Weigel and Dan Corkery. Though they mostly stick to sketch, in the spirit of BFCM they return to their roots and offer up a steaming pile of improv.
- SAT. 2:20 A.M. PROPER DODGY MAKEOVER (IMPROV)
PROPER DODGY (Rachel Semigran and Lizzie Spellman) are just two fit chavettes here to vamp up your style and your outlook on life. Learn the ins and outs of british banter and how to rock out your wild side.
- SAT. 6:35 A.M. CHICKEN BURLESQUE (SKETCH)
What better way to start your day than with the mysterious Chicken Patty (Sam Abrams) as she dazzles you with her fine feathers, even finer dipping sauces, and her words directly “maybe even see her chicken nuggets!”
- SAT. 10:14 AM ONE ACT (SKETCH)
The folks (Jack O’Keefe, Jolie Darrow, Courtney Painter, Andrew Coppola, Pim Van HuŸkelom, and Jon Plester) behind the frighteningly delight ‘Toy Testing’ at Five Dollar Comedy Week will be doing something a little different with a suggestion than what they’re used to — They’re making a script out of it!
- SAT. 1:15 P.M. DADDY BULLDOG (IMPROV)
“DADDY BULLDOG is my favorite improv team” – Taylor Swift. DADDY BULLDOG features Chris Berg, Eric Everwine, Lali Gill, Earl Harris, Cara McGuffin, Diana Petrovich, Brett Rader, and Tim Rapp. Directed by Alex Gross.
- SAT. 3:45 P.M. BROUGHT TO YOU BY (SKETCH)
“We hope you like memorial videos, because we made a lot of them.” Casey Hogan, Peter Danger (Szekeres)Alex Coffey, Julia Hudson, Drew Klemens, Dan McClory and Kristopher Hodge bring you BROUGHT TO YOU BY…a showcase of top notch, one might say “quite funny” video sketches!
- SAT. 4:45 P.M. CECILY ALEXANDRIA (STAND UP)
Cecily Alexandria is a comedian from the Philadelphia, PA area. Her comedy is based on her own life experiences and observations. She’s not black enough, skinny enough but she is funny enough and you’ll want to ask her for directions. Cecily Alexandria uses her own life to relate and create a funny and relatable experiences.
- SAT. 10:00 P.M. THE FUTURE
THE FUTURE is scheduled to perform on Saturday night at 10:00 P.M., which is pretty much when they normally perform at PHIT. To break from this monotony, they’ll be hosting a spelling bee instead. What can go wrong? THE FUTURE is composed of Fred Brown, David Donella, Molly Scullion, Kristen Schier, and Caitlin Weigel and is directed by Mike Marbach.
- SAT. 11:00 P.M. BARBARA BUSH (SKETCH)
Now that the self-proclaimed “First Ladies of Comedy” BARBARA BUSHED (featuring Kathryn Amrhein, Jolie Darrow, Julia Hudson, Sue Nelson, Courtney Painter, Shawna Stoltzfoos, Nicole Zeits and directed by Jacquie Baker) has been writing and performing sketch together for nearly a year they will be entertaining your special eyes with a “Best of Barbara Bush” show. Be prepared to be dazzled by some oldies, but goodies along with with some shiny new sketches!
A $10 pass will grant you admission into any show (based on seating availability) during the marathon. Wristbands will be available at the box office starting 30 minutes before the first show of the marathon on Friday, November 28th at 9:30 a.m.