Tuesday, January 6, 2009

THIS WEEK: PHIT at the Shubin Theatre

It's time again for the Philly Improv Theater's week at the Shubin Theatre (407 Bainbridge St). The week actually kicked off yesterday with our show. It will also be the first month without the sketch/monologue show Bedtime Stories, which will be moving to Connie's Ric Rac.

Wednesday, January 7
8 p.m. - Why Am I Not Famous?!?: A Comedy Talk Show w/ Kent Haines, $5. Kent's show bumps up to the 8-slot as he welcomes comedians sketch comedians The Feeko Brothers and stand-up comedian Pat Barker.

Thursday, January 8
8 p.m. - Improv Comedy, PhD, $5. Every Thursday, the theater will pair up "today's comedy over-achievers and tomorrow's comedy legends." This month: Drexel University's Drexel Football Team with PHIT house team Activity Book.

10 p.m. - Cagematch: Illegal Refill vs. Angry People Building Things, $5. CAGEMATCH pits two groups against each other for 25-minute sets that can only use one audience suggestion. The audience decides the winner by secret ballot.

Friday, January 9
8 p.m. - PHIT house team Fletcher w/ Rare Bird Show, $10. PHIT's emerging house team pairs up with Philadelphia's top improv group.

10 p.m. - BWP w/ Mister Licorice, $10. BWP's Connie and Connie (respectively) tell you about their problems and ask you what the hell yours is. Mister Licorice, besides being a name we struggle to spell correctly, are one of the top troupes from the Baltimore Improv Group.

Saturday, January 10
8 p.m. - BWP w/ Mister Licorice, $10.

10 p.m. - PHIT house team Fletcher w/ Rare Bird Show, $10.

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