Author Archives: Greg

Snow Day Schmoday! We’re Open Tonight!

After The Great Snowpocalypse of 2017 turned out to be more of a Snow Scam, we’ve decided that all our shows and classes tonight are on! Please come out and enjoy the night with us (you can laugh while you … Continue reading

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It’s Pilot Season! Rocket Comedy Network Podcasts are Live!

The Rocket Podcast Network has launched its pilot podcast episodes! “I’m very excited that you can now listen to these eight great podcasts on iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcatcher app,” said Rocket Comedy Network Podcast Coordinator Hunter Steffes. … Continue reading

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PHIT Hiring Tech Operators

Ever wondered how all of our shows look and sound so cool? Wanted to know what kind of magic makes fog appear on stage sometimes or understand how the lighting can add to the atmosphere of our sketch and variety … Continue reading

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Announcing Fall Improv Auditions: Musical Improv Show + Dynamite Series Show Casting Now!

Auditions for our new family friendly improv show took place this past weekend, but we’re not stopping there! This fall PHIT Comedy is also casting a musical improv show and a remount of the popular Dynamite Series show Page One, … Continue reading

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New Hires & New Hiring at PHIT!

We are very excited to announce several new hires at PHIT today, and another round of job openings which we are looking to fill in the coming weeks as we continue to expand our role as a hub for the … Continue reading

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PHIT Comedy’s Rocket Comedy Network Announces Fall Podcast Pilots!

Rocket Comedy Network, PHIT Comedy’s new digital playground for the Philly comedy community, is excited to announce the launch of a first for Philly Comedy: a podcast network dedicated to developing and promoting Philadelphia comedy talent to a national audience. … Continue reading

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PHIT’s New Family Friendly Show Seeking Improvisers!

Another announcement! With the re-opening of our performance space on Second Stage, PHIT is excited to announce the expansion of our Kids & Teens program to include  family friendly shows specifically created for grade school-aged children to enjoy with their parents. … Continue reading

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Changes to Booking A Show at PHIT!

Hello Indie Improv Teams! Starting in August, PHIT will begin using a new process to book and schedule indie teams on our stages. This process is meant to streamline booking, listing, and promoting Independent Teams – guaranteeing the highest quality … Continue reading

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PHIT Seeking Kids & Teens Program Coordinator

PHIT is excited to announce our search for a new PHIT Kids & Teens Coordinator to join our amazing team. The Kids & Teens Coordinator reports to Greg Maughan, PHIT’s Executive Director and supervises all of the Kids & Teens … Continue reading

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Rocket Podcast Network Pitch Deadline May 13th!

Our submission window for the first round of Rocket Podcast Network pilots is coming to a close, so please get your pitches in by the end of the day on May 13th! Our new podcast network offers you an opportunity … Continue reading

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Announcing the Rocket Podcast Network!

As PHIT continues to grow into our new space we are excited to try new ways of reaching comedy fans in Philadelphia – and beyond! – with another new project: Rocket Podcasting Network! Do you want to send your voice out into … Continue reading

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PHIT is Hiring House Managers!

As PHIT continues growing rapidly, prepares to move our shows to the Adrienne Theatre Mainstage, and moves towards presenting multiple show simultaneously on two stages later this year we are seeking additional front-of-house staff to help ensure the smooth running of the … Continue reading

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Changes to Class Prices at the Training Center For Session 3

Today we are very excited to put our next session of classes for 2016 up on the website, and I hope you’ll take a few minutes to sign up to continue learning with us. I also hope you’ll take a … Continue reading

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PHIT is Open!

Following the conclusion of winter storm Jonas overnight PHIT will be open today, Sunday, January 24th, 2016 for all classes, rehearsals, shows and other events. We look forward to seeing you! Students who cannot make class because of difficulty traveling … Continue reading

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Creating a Welcoming and Safe Environment in Comedy

Recent events in the PHIT community and throughout the Philly comedy community have focused attention on how we all as comedians deal with issues of discrimination and harassment in the comedy world. The conversation isn’t just a local one – across the country … Continue reading

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Flat Earth’s Favorite On Stage Deaths

Since their first show over three years ago, Flat Earth has gained a reputation as being one of Philadelphia’s goofiest, most whimsical sketch teams. They have also developed a reputation for having a pretty high kill count for their characters. … Continue reading

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PHIT is Closed This Week – Enjoy Popeapalooza!

With most people downtown in Philly proceeding to their doomsday bunkers and the police, FBI, and Secret Service preparing a security perimeter that has us convinced Pope Francis will actually be summoning and fighting the devil instead of celebrating mass … Continue reading

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PHIT Kids & Teens Spotlight – Sue Jahani

PHIT Kids & Teens — PHIT’s improv comedy education program for grades K-12 — is gearing up for our Fall term and the fun is already in full swing. On September 12th, we are hosting a FREE Open Houses from … Continue reading

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PHIT Kids & Teens Spotlight – Sam Abrams

PHIT Kids & Teens — PHIT’s improv comedy education program for grades K-12 — is gearing up for our Fall term and the fun is already in full swing. This summer we are hosting two FREE Open Houses on August … Continue reading

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PERFORMANCES CANCELED for Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Due to severe winter weather moving through Philadelphia tonight and a frozen pipe in our performance space, this evening’s performances have been canceled. This includes the following shows: 7:30 p.m. Dynamite Series: The Wadsworth Constant 9:00 p.m. Saturday Night House … Continue reading

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