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Page One Returns to PHIT’s Dynamite Series in 2017

A unique collaboration between talented improvisers and local playwrights, each Page One performance begins with the opening pages of a new script in development, which is then completed by the cast creating unscripted, original one-act plays in the moment. Local … Continue reading

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ONLY 4 DAYS UNTIL BLACK FRIDAY COMEDY MARATHON 2016

The Black Friday Comedy Marathon is back at PHIT Comedy! This Friday the 25th at 9:00am the fun begins. There are over 150 shows for you to see in these two comedy packed days. Comedy goers can purchase a wristband … Continue reading

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ROCKET PODCAST NETWORK IS READY FOR TAKE OFF!

The Rocket Podcast Network is ready to take off with the premiere of its pilot podcast episodes this week! In April of this year, it was announced that a new podcast network was in the works at PHIT Comedy. The … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: PHIT HOUSE TEAM PG-13

PG-13 is one of PHIT’s improv house teams that was cast in May of this year. David Donella, who is the theater’s Diversity Coordinator and an improviser on The Future, cast the team. When improv teams are cast they begin … Continue reading

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The Family Friendly Improv Show Is Cast

PHIT Comedy’s Kids & Teens Program is excited to be one step closer to the premiere of family friendly shows created for grade school-aged children. We can’t wait to offer a show specifically designed for our littlest students to enjoy with their … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: PHIT HOUSE TEAM HACKETT PARK

Hackett Park is an improv house team at PHIT that was cast by Hunter Steffes in May of this year. Since their debut show in August we’ve seen them grow as a team. We asked Hackett Park a few questions … 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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THE WIZARD OF OOZE

There’s no better way to celebrate the spookiest time of the year then by creating a sketch show with your friends. With Halloween around the corner, a couple of pals Joe Tuzzi (Fjörd, Two Late) and Gab Thom (The Worst Generation) decided … 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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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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