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THREE NEW VARIETY SHOWS THIS WEEK

Puppets, Lady Bits and Porn! This week brings three new variety shows to the PHIT stage. To celebrate the arrival of three new shows we have put together a Q&A with some of the hosts. Beth & Ralph’s Porn Stash: … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: JANUARY LAUNCH PAD TEAM RAGE FRIENDS

For the month of January, every Wednesday night at 7:30 P.M., PHIT stage will be the proud home of indie team Rage Friends (coached by Hunter Steffes). The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local improv teams to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: THE WADSWORTH CONSTANT

The Wadsworth Constant (part of the Dynamite Series at PHIT) is a show unlike any other in which veteran performers Kristen Scheir and Nick Gillette blend absurdist theater and improv comedy to create an experience that embodies the truth, wildness, and humor … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: DECEMBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM ROBOBRO

This past month, Launch Pad team RoboBro, coached by Tom Hannigan (Outside Voices), has captivated Philadelphia audiences with their commitment to the characters they create and their infectious playfulness. The Launch Pad program is an opportunity for local improv teams to participate in … Continue reading

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WHICH BIG BABY ARE YOU???

We’ve all been there. Sitting in the audience of a Big Baby show, fully enraptured and delighted with the world they have created, but there is one thing you can’t help but wonder as you watch these talented beings and … Continue reading

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A FOND FAREWELL TO TRASH ISLAND

  As PHIT continues to transform and grow in the coming months we must give a loving goodbye to the extremely talented team that is Trash Island. Over the past year Trash Island has evolved into an amazing ensemble of supportive, witty, … Continue reading

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15 SHOWS TO SEE AT BFCM2015

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 … Continue reading

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BLACK FRIDAY SALE! ALL IMPROV 101 & SKETCH 101 CLASSES ONLY $199 NOW THROUGH 11/30/15!

Just in time for the holiday gift giving season comes a PHIT intro class sale! Now through November 30th, 2015 Improv 101 and Sketch 101 classes at PHIT are only $199! That’s $100 off the regular price! You can take … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT: KATHRYN AMRHEIN & SARAH CLEMENCY

Tonight at 9:00 P.M. catch KATHRYN AMRHEIN & SARAH CLEMENCY’S riveting show as they open for PHIT Sketch House Team THE FLAT EARTH. What is Kathryn Amrhein (Fjord, Barbara Bush) and Sarah Clemency’s (Fjord, Fleeksquad) show even gonna be like? … 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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Stay Dead!! An Improvised Horror Comedy Returns to PHIT!

STAY DEAD!!: An Improvised Horror Comedy returns to PHIT this week for a run of eight shows! Through the use of various horror film tropes  the cast creates an entirely improvised horror/comedy show based on your suggestion! Ghosts, ancient curses, … Continue reading

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WELCOME OUR OCTOBER LAUNCH PAD TEAM: LOVESEAT

Cozy up with our October Launch Pad Team, Loveseat! Be warned that you may fall in love with this “silly, smart and charming as all get out” group. The team starts its one-month run of weekly shows opening House Team Harold Night on … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS OCTOBER 24, 2015!

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brightest improvisers this fall, as we expand performance opportunities on our stage by casting two new PHIT House Teams which will premiere in PHIT’s in January 2016! Further details on … 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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Session 5 Classes Now Enrolling + FREE Intro Workshops!

Our Fifth and final class session of 2015 is now online and ready to enroll! If you’re interested in a 201 – 401 class you won’t want to wait too long. Our higher level classes have been selling out earlier … Continue reading

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Welcome Our September Launch Pad Team: Kevin

Launch Pad is taking off again! Independent team Kevin is the next to take advantage of this opportunity for local improv teams to participate in a three-month intensive development, coaching, and performance period with PHIT. Kevin, described as “a scrappy indie … 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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SPOTLIGHT ON: This Is Your Life

“This is Your Life” is a host Joe Tuzzi very own version of the classic television show! At each performnace one lucky audience member get the full interview treatment from Joe (from Two Late with Rob and Joe), and then … 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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SPOTLIGHT ON: Music Show – Thursday, July 16th @ 10:30 p.m.

Do you like music?  Do you like Philadelphia?  Do you like panel shows featuring local Philadelphia musicians?  If so, PHIT has a show for you.  This Thursday, catch the premiere of Music Show, a new show hosted by Jack O’Keeffe … Continue reading

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