Author Archives: Ralph Andracchio

A Fond Farewell to Hot Dish and ZaoGao

It’s always sad when a team’s run comes to a close, and this weekend, two of PHIT’s Improv House Teams will be retiring with a final farewell show. Hot Dish (directed by Steve Kleinedler) and ZaoGao (directed by Kristen Schier) … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: PHIT IMPROV HOUSE TEAM AUDITIONS OCTOBER 26, 2013!

PHIT will once again be looking for Philly’s best and brightest improvisers this fall, as we expand our performance opportunities in the PHIT House Team program by adding multiple new ensembles of 8-10 players each which will premiere in PHIT’s … Continue reading

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Asteroid! presents B-Movie is back this October!

After over 3 very fun years, the team known as Asteroid! will be coming to an end. The Asteroid! is breaking up and this performance will be their final as a PHIT house team. ——————– Join PHIT Improv House Team … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Canada by Cambridge Footlights

The internationally-famous Cambridge Footlights bring their Edinburgh Fringe show across the pond! The Footlights’s new show, Canada, is their sharpest and most ambitious yet. Surely a must-have ticket, don’t miss your chance to see the “most renowned sketch troupe of … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Alley of Nightmares

(Philadelphia, PA) July 15, 2013 – Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) is proud to announce “Alley of Nightmares” as part of their line-up for the 2013 Fringe Festival. “Alley of Nightmares” is an hour-long, live sketch comedy show inspired by classic … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Study Hall

Spontaneous comedy from brutally honest science. Drexel professor Michael Yudell will exploit every ounce of his tenure to share subjects from impregnation to parasitic strategy, and senior PHIT comedy team Asteroid! will use their every impulse to warp each lecture … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Movie Scrapple

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) announces the premiere of MOVIE SCRAPPLE, a live movie riffing event, during this year’s Philly FringeArts festival in September. Movie Scrapple is a stage show that looks at some of the strangest and most offbeat films … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Reasonable Doubt

Crime is afoot! Watch as our cast plans, perpetrates, and prosecutes a felony chosen by the audience. The performers will be judges, attorneys, defendants, and more as they improvise a trial while simultaneously exploring the scene of the crime. Will … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Matt&

In Matt&, Philly improv comedian Matt Holmes pulls an unwitting stranger from the audience as his partner, gets the rest of the audience to yell out a word of inspiration for the show, and performs an unplanned, unscripted improv comedy … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Fresh Laughs!

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) is proud to announce “Fresh Laughs” as part of their line-up for the 2013 Philadelphia Live Arts and Philly Fringe Festival. “Fresh Laughs” is a multi-night event featuring three brand new PHIT House Teams performing long … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Cart Before the Horse

All good things come in threes – Stooges, Back to the Futures, Circus Rings – and now Philly Improv Theater sketch house teams!  Goat Rodeo, PHIT’s third sketch comedy house team, will debut their show “Cart Before the Horse” during … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: The Party

Philly Improv Theater invites you to The Party. Come see the inner workings of a fully improvised celebration, as some of Philly’s most skilled comedians explore awkward social situations inspired by the audience’s suggestion with hilarious results. PHIT continues a … Continue reading

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2013 FRINGE Spotlight: Page One

As part of the Philadelpahia Fringe Festival, the Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) presents Page One, a series of four improvised full-length plays. Four local playwrights will submit outlines for an original play. PHIT house team Mayor Karen takes it from … Continue reading

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New House Teams Announced!

As many of you already know, PHIT recently hosted an audition process to cast for three new House Teams (two Tuesday Harold teams, and one Saturday team) that will premier in May. The response we received was overwhelming, and the … Continue reading

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