Friday, October 17, 2008


First off, congrats to the Philadelphia Phillies on winning the National League pennant. Now let's make the World Series quick, you're killing the city's comedy shows!

A.D Amorosi's "Monday Night Club" comedy and music open mic hosted by Danny Ozark and Dani Mari is moving from The Trocadero to National Mechanics (22 S. 3rd) in Old City. The next show is Monday, October 27th at 9PM.

Connie's Ric Rac on the Italian Market has reopened and Corey Cohen of the sketch group THE SIXTH BOROUGH and improv group MEN ABOUT TOWN has plans. He's starting a new comedy variety show by the name of Steal This Show. The first installment will be Friday, November 7th.

Stand-up Chris Cotton has a new monthly show at Rembrandt's Restaurant & Bar (714 N. 23rd) called the The Kick Back Comedy Show. The first show is Thursday, November 6th. Kent Haines, Pat Barker, Omar Scruggs and Derek Gaines are set to perform.

Improv group Illegal Refill will be performing in the first ever Richmond Improv Festival in Richmond, Virginia on November 7th.

Last April, local sketch groups got together for Welcome to the Terrordome at The M Room and they're back again this November for Welcome to the Terrordome II: Back in the Habit. This time it's a two-night affair and includes stand-up by Doogie Horner, Chip Chantry, Gregg Gethard and sketch by NYC groups The Impending Moustache and The Chris and Paul Show. It's all hosted by 2008's Philly's Phunniest Person Kent Haines.

And speaking of Chip Chantry, he was recently interviewed by

Sketch group The Action Section will be presenting a weekend of Halloween shows with the Philly Improv Theater at the Shubin Theatre Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

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