Author Archives: rachel

PHIT Announces Cast for “Codename RZA” Sketch Revue!

After a really amazing turnout for our latest auditions, PHIT is excited to announce the cast for our newest Sketch Team, who will premiere on Thursday, November 29th @ 8:30 p.m.! Please welcome the following performers to the PHIT company… … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PHIT ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR NEXT SKETCH REVUE!

The second of PHIT’s two new Sketch Revue Teams is finishing up their show and are now in need to actors for performances that last week of November and first week of December. We are super excited to invite new … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Improvised B-Movie Double-Feature Starts 10/10!

PHIT House Team Asteroid! debuts B-Movie Double-Feature, an improvised show that celebrates the fun of the low-budget film genre of the 50’s, on October 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. and runs for three weeks.The term “B-movie” describes a low-budget commercial … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ACTOR AUDITIONS FOR FRINGE SKETCH REVUE 8/9!

We’ve had our groups of writers for the new Sketch Revue teams hard at work for a while and they finally have shows coming together. So naturally we are in need of actors and actresses. Please come out and audition … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

WRITERS FOR TWO PHIT SKETCH REVUE SHOWS CHOSEN!

We had a really incredible number of submissions (350+ pages) and a very deep talent pool for our first-ever sketch show writers submission process last weekend, and it forced us to make some very tough decisions. It also led us … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

AUDITION REQUESTS & WRITER SUBMISSIONS FOR FRINGE DUE FRIDAY!

If you’ve been eager to get involved with PHIT here is your next chance! During this year’s Fringe Festival PHIT will be producing many shows, and we have opportunities to get involved in a few of them that are open … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DUOFEST IS HERE!

It’s here! It’s here! We’re writing things twice as a joke! We’re writing things twice as a joke! Duofest has started and we hope you’ll come out for the fun this weekend. Full details on PHIT’s very own special festival … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

DUOFEST TICKETS & WORKSHOPS ON SALE NOW!

In just two weeks Philly will play host to the only comedy festival dedicated to two-person acts in the entire world. 38 great pairs from across the United States and Canada will be in town June 7th-10th, 2012 for fantastic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

SAVE THE DATE FOR PHIT’S YEAR AHEAD 2012

In the past we’ve had a meeting each year called “The State of PHIT” to talk about the current status of the theater and our plans for the future, but we decided that sounded way to self-important and/or political. Come … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NEW FOR 2012: PHIT’s IMPROV CONSERVATORY CLASSES!

After five years of training the best comedians in Philly with improv, sketch and storytelling classes PHIT has filled not only our stage, but the stages of countless other theatres, comedy clubs, and bar shows will fantastic performers. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

GET YOUR HOUSE TEAM AUDITION TIMES NOW!

It’s a new year and we’re once again looking to cast two new improv House Teams for 2012. Previously we let potential auditioners know to save the dates 2/4, 2/7 & 2/8 so they wouldn’t miss out on the fun, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PHIT IS SEEKING INTERNS

For the first time, PHIT is offering college and university credit internships in our office starting in 2012. We are very excited to make a variey of opportunities available to anyone interested in learning more about how PHIT runs, working … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS FEBRUARY 4, 2012

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brighest improvisers in the new year, as we expand our performance opportunities in the PHIT House Team program by adding two new ensembles of 8-10 players each. Further details on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

THE GROSS SHOW ACCEPTING WRITER APPLICATIONS FOR SEASON TWO

PHIT’s tribute to trashy daytime talk TV, hosted by Alex Gross, is returning in January 2012 for a second year and plans to tweak the show’s format slightly for Season Two by taking on a staff of writer/performers to generate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PHILADELPHIA WEEKLY’S BETTER THAN BEST LIST NAMES PHIT “BEST PLACE FOR A CHEAP LAUGH ON SATURDAY NIGHT”

This is the second straight year an alternate weekly paper has included PHIT on their “Best of” list and we couldn’t be more excited for the continued recognition of everything comedic that’s happening on our stage. If you still haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PHIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GREG MAUGHAN NAMED ONE OF PHILADELPHIA’S 76 “CREATIVE CONNECTORS”

Greg Maughan, PHIT’s founder and Executive Director, has been named a “creative connector” by Leadership Philadelphia, a list which sought to highlight “entrepreneurial professionals with an agenda for action” in Philadelphia’s art, culture, and design communities. The was developed starting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

KEVIN ALLISON (“THE STATE”, RISK!) TEACHES AT PHIT

We are super thrilled to announce our third year in a row with Kevin Allison teaching “How to Write a Sketch Comedy Show” and “Storytelling for Stage” at the PHIT Training Center. Most people will recognize Kevin from MTV’s The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

TICKETS FOR CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS ON SALE

The Cambridge Footlights’ 2011 Tour Show – ‘Pretty Little Panic’ – has already played a string of prestigious London venues and granted much-coveted ‘sold-out’ status in its month-long run at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival. Thanks to this overwhelming … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

PHIT BOOKS FAMOUS CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS ON FIRST PUBLIC TOUR OF THE USA IN ALMOST 50 YEARS

Comedy nerds will appreciate that almost anyone famous in English comedy (including Mitchell & Webb, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, half of Monty Python, David Frost, Peter Cook, and Sacha Baron Cohen among others) has come from Cambridge Footlights – the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NEW SHOW PREMIERE TONIGHT: JIM GRAMMOND’S “REASONABLE DISCOURSE WITH JERKS” AT 8:30 PM

After The Bully Pulpit host Luke Giordano was hired as the newest writer for CBS’ Two and Half Men last month and moved to the west coast we’re excited to bring a new Panel Comedy show to our schedule starting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment