Tuesday, March 24, 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, a stand-up CD/DVD recording and more.

Wednesday, March 25th
8 p.m. - Why Am I Not Famous?!?: A Comedy Talk Show w/ Kent Haines, $5. This month Philly's only comedy talk show welcomes NYC comedian and The Onion writer Mike Drucker and Philadelphia cartoonist and illustrator Jamar Nicholas. According to Kent: "there is an 85% chance of Watchmen talk."

10 p.m. - Guilty Pleasures w/ Brendan Kennedy, $5. Bringing you the best in awful scripts, acted out for you on stage. Listen to Brendan talk about the show on the C vs. A Radio Hour.

Thursday, March 26th
8 p.m. – Improv Comedy, PhD: Every Thursday the theater pairs up "today's comedy over-achievers and tomorrow's comedy legends." This month: UPenn's Without A Net with PHIT house team Fletcher.

10 p.m. - Cagematch: Traffic Jelly 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, March 27
8 p.m. – Everything Must Go + Illegal Refill, $10. Longform improv from PHIT Resident Group Everything Must Go and PHIT affiliate group Illegal Refill, $10.

10 p.m. - Big Tabasco, $10. A DVD/CD recording featuring 30-minutes of stand-up by Chip Chantry and Doogie Horner. Listen to Chip and Doogie on the C vs. A Radio Hour

Saturday, March 28th
8 p.m. - Activity Book + The Wilhelm, $10. PHIT Resident Group Activity Book is joined by NYC's Peoples Improv Theater house team The Wilhelm.

10 p.m. - Big Tabasco, $10.

Sunday, March 29
7 p.m. - Tongue & Groove, $10. Ranging in ages 23-53, "ensemble members aim to reflect truthful expression of the human experience and focus on rich emotional, intellectual, and physical relationship exploration, both comic and dramatic in tone.

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