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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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STAY DEAD! IS BACK FROM THE GRAVE

In the season of spook and pumpkin spice lattes, one show comes back from the dead to get us all into the Halloween groove. Stay Dead! is an improv show inspired by a variety of horror films. The cast has … Continue reading

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Seeking Writers For Live Sketch House Team! Submit Packets Now!

Since the beginning of 2016, PHIT Comedy has cast two new sketch teams to join its ranks – producing new, hilarious content for PHIT’s stage and for the internet. Both The Decoy and The Worst Generation have premiered and we couldn’t be … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: OCTOBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM KID HANDSOME

Taking the PHIT stage every Wednesday night in October is Kid Handsome! These devilishly handsome kids are part of the Launch Pad program. Here independent improv teams have the opportunity to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, and performance … 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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SPOTLIGHT: CORE

CORE is one of PHIT’s newest initiations at the theatre to provide students involved in the current training center with more chances to perform on the PHIT stage and gain valuable experience with seasoned PHIT performers. Each week a student from … 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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NEW SKETCH COMEDY SHOW FROM PHIT HOUSE SKETCH TEAM DOG MOUNTAIN

This week’s new Dog Mountain show is inspired by our real national past-time – channel surfing!* It will feature over a dozen brand new shows. Recent studies says people love shows, so we think people will love this show which … 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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SPOTLIGHT: SEPTEMBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM KILIMANJARO

As part of PHIT’s Launch Pad program, PHIT stage will be the proud home of independent team Kilimanjaro every Wednesday night in September at 7:30 P.M.! The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local independent improv teams to participate in a … Continue reading

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MEET THE WRITERS OF BROUGHT TO YOU BY…

Every first Friday of the month at PHIT Brought To You By… showcases submitted video sketches. These submitted videos are then watched and curated into a show by a group of writers. These writers get a sponsor every month that … Continue reading

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THE DECOY PRESENTS “PRESUMPTION OF LOVE”

PHIT’s brand new live sketch house team The Decoy (formally known as Codename Athena) debuted their first show “Presumption of Love” this past week and continues their run of shows this Thursday and Friday at 9:00 P.M.! PHIT cast The Decoy this … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING NEW PHIT HOUSE TEAM: METROPOLIS

In Metropolis, a mysterious city of perpetual rain, it seems like everyone has a secret. And no one has more secrets than the nine improvisers who gather together every Wednesday night under the auspices of Mayor Erin Pitts to participate … Continue reading

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NEW PHIT HOUSE TEAMS DEBUT THIS WEDNESDAY!

The time has finally arrived! It is now! Sound the alarm! Groundhogs emerge! This Wednesday, August 10th, marks the debut of PHIT’s brand new improv House Teams PLUS the reveal of each team’s name that they have chosen for themselves. … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: AUGUST LAUNCH PAD TEAM HOTLINE

As part of PHIT’s Launch Pad program, PHIT stage will be the proud home of independent team HOTLINE every Wednesday night in August at 7:30 P.M.! The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local independent improv teams to participate … 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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A FOND FAREWELL TO MASHER

It is always difficult when PHIT must say goodbye to a dedicated, talented, and incredibly present team such as Masher as changes at the theater occur and members embark on new and exciting opportunities. During their run as a PHIT house team, Masher has grown … Continue reading

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Introducing The Codename: Athena Actors!

In the ongoing travel down the road to the premiere of PHIT’s latest sketch team, we’re very happy to announce that Codename: Athena has picked up some incredible onstage talent to help bring their sketches to life. After seeing over … Continue reading

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NEW TWO LATE WITH ROB AND JOE ON JULY 22ND!

It’s a new month which means a new show from the late night comedy talk show “Two Late With Rob and Joe”! Co-hosts Rob Alesiani and Joe Tuzzi have sat behind the hosting desk together since August 2014. The monthly … 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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