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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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A Class To PHIT Every Schedule!

We are very happy to announce that starting in August 2015 we will be offering an improv 101 class every day of the week! You’ll be able to choose from classes on weeknights, weekends and now each day of the … Continue reading

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FREE PHIT Kids & Teens Open Houses This Summer!

PHIT Kids & Teens is excited to announce that it will be hosting three FREE Open Houses for prospective parents and students this summer. On July 18, August 8, and September 12, Grades K-12 students are welcome to enjoy a … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Barbara Bush Presents: BBTV – June 25th-26th @ 9:00 p.m.

In 2014, a group of a bunch of cuties came together to start an all-female improv team, and named themselves Barbara Bush.  Much like the actual Barbara Bush, they are both the wife and mother of a president, and by … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It For The Boys! PHIT Welcomes Susan Messing & Rachael Mason in July!

It’s time to take out whatever you use to track your days and put big asterisks on July 25th and 26th! Improv superstars Susan Messing and Rachael Mason, The Boys, will be at PHIT for the entire weekend. Their visit … Continue reading

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Düofest 2015 is Finally HERE!!!

Philly Improv Theater is proud to present Düofest! This festival is the only one of its kind… a 4-day celebration of comedy duos. 30 teams from around the world will converge on Philly from June 3rd through June 6th to … Continue reading

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The Dynamite Series @ PHIT Retires Page One This April

Since its launch back in February 2014, The Dynamite Series @ PHIT has been focused on merging comedy with interesting art forms and diverse casts to create amazing work exclusive to the PHIT stage. And no other Dynamite project encapsulates everything the … Continue reading

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