Tuesday, February 3, 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 Monday with our show, but the highlights of the week are still yet to come with longform improv from New York City, Philadelphia's only comedy talk show and the debut of another unique show.

Wednesday, February 4
8 p.m. - Why Am I Not Famous?!?: A Comedy Talk Show w/ Kent Haines, $5. This month Kent welcomes in comedian Sidney Gantt and South Philly's own The Extraordinaires.

10 p.m. - Guilty Pleasures w/ Brendan Kennedy, $5. This debut installment will include an awkward reading of personal emails by Meg & Rob, Shakespeare by Fastball Pitcher Bob Gutierrez and a "table reading" of an incredibly bad script. Listen to Brendan talk about the show on the C vs. A Radio Hour.

Thursday, February 5
8 p.m. – Improv Comedy, PhD: Every Thursday the theater pairs up "today's comedy over-achievers and tomorrow's comedy legends." This month: Haverford College's Lighted Fools with PHIT house team Fletcher.

10 p.m. - Cagematch: Bad Hair vs. reigning champs 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, February 6
8 p.m. – Everything Must Go + Statues of Liberty + The Feeko Brothers, $10. The rare triple-threat lineup at the PHIT! House team Everything Must Go (formerly The Scramble), NYC's Statues of Liberty and sketch group The Feeko Brothers

10 p.m. - Industrial + The Moops + 4-TRACK, $10. A three-pack of longform improv comedy: NYC's 4-TRACK join local groups Industrial and The Moops.

Saturday, February 7
8 p.m. - Industrial + The Moops, $10.

10 p.m. - Everything Must Go + The Feeko Brothers, $10

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