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Announcing Our Brand New Dynamite Series Project Cast!

After an amazing audition process with many outstanding performers and a long week of deliberation, we are finally ready to formally announce our newest PHIT cast! Please welcome to the Dynamite Series family: Samantha Abrams Ralph Andracchio Ryan T. Barlow … Continue reading

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March 28th and 29th – PHIT welcomes MAYHEM from HUGE Theater in Minneapolis!

PHIT is excited to welcome two amazing improvisers from HUGE Theater in Minneapolis for a weekend of shows and workshops… Hanna Wydeven and Butch Roy a.k.a. MAYHEM! Hannah Wydeven has been performing improv and sketch comedy since 2005, and has … Continue reading

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ALL SHOWS FOR MARCH 5, 2015 HAVE BEEN CANCELED

ALL SHOWS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 5TH, 2015 HAVE BEEN CANCELED due to severe winter weather moving through Philadelphia this evening. The Flat Earth/Secret Pants show originally scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled for 7:30PM Friday March 6th. The People … Continue reading

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Welcome our March 2015 Launch Pad Team: Warm Town!

The past couple weeks have been full of brutal weather, lots of snow, and bone-chilling winds. PHIT has the perfect remedy for all the winter craziness: March 2015 Launch Pad team Warm Town! Jebediah Wärmton, a regular Heat Miser, founded Warm Town … Continue reading

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Düofest 2015 Submissions Close March 2!

Düofest is the ONLY comedy festival in existence that is committed solely to showcasing comedic duos, and is happening again this year June 3rd through June 6th at PHIT. We are looking for the best duos from around the country … Continue reading

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PERFORMANCES CANCELED for Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Due to severe winter weather moving through Philadelphia tonight and a frozen pipe in our performance space, this evening’s performances have been canceled. This includes the following shows: 7:30 p.m. Dynamite Series: The Wadsworth Constant 9:00 p.m. Saturday Night House … Continue reading

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Audition Announcement: New Dynamite Series Project Launching in May!

PHIT is excited to announce we will be premiering a brand new Dynamite Series show this May! Produced by Artistic Director Ralph Andracchio and directed by company member and PHIT Kids and Teens director Rachel Semigran, this new show will … Continue reading

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Welcome our February 2015 Launch Pad Team: The Sardines!

Love is in the air for Valentine’s Day, and what better way to celebrate then to fall in love with PHIT’s February Launch Pad team… The Sardines! This team will go where other team don’t even dare: exploring topics from pre-revolutionary … Continue reading

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Intro classes $100 off now through 2/2/2015!

Strike up the music, the sale has begun! The Pennysylvania Polka! You may recognize those altered lyrics from the great Frank Yankovic song, “The Pennsylvania Polka” featured heavily in the Bill Murray hit “Groundhog Day”. Why am I telling you … Continue reading

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Congrats to the 2015 Philadelphia Comedy Awards Winners!

The 2015 Philadelphia Comedy Awards took place Sunday, January 25th at World Cafe Live, and we wanted to take a moment to congratulate all the night’s winners as well as everyone who was nominated. There are so many wonderful things … Continue reading

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A Fond Farewell to Dr. Sleepover

As our theater changes and grows, our House Teams change and grow along with us. It’s always a fascinating experience to see a team through its entire lifespan: from the excitement of the audition and casting process, to the team … Continue reading

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Welcome Our January 2015 Launch Pad Team: Bishpelldah!

PHIT had an AMAZING 2014, and a big part of what made it so special was our Launch Pad program. The independent improv teams who have enrolled in Launch Pad have been killing it on our stage, and we can … Continue reading

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PHIT Giving Back This Holiday

During the past month PHIT’s Company Members have held a charity food and clothing drive in our green room. Company Members and any visiting performers were able to leave non-perishable food times, new or lightly used clothing items, or cash for the purchase … Continue reading

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Welcome Our December 2014 Launch Pad Team: Don’t Sass Me, Florence!

PHIT is getting in the holiday spirit and giving everyone an early present with December’s Launch Pad Team – Don’t Sass Me, Florence! This team features improv newcomers in a classy ensemble with a passion for exploring scene work based … Continue reading

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Black Friday Comedy Marathon 2014 Livestream!

Black Friday Comedy Marathon 2014 has started! Follow along here with the YouTube livestream from the green room on PHIT’s YouTube Channel and tweet at us (@bfcm2014) to get in on the act!  

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Black Friday Marathon of Savings! Intro Classes only $199 Through December 1st, 2014!

It’s Thanksgiving week and we at PHIT have a lot to be thankful for. We have a great staff, the best performers, and you- our amazing audience. Without you none of what we do would be possible. To show our … Continue reading

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#BFCM2014 Starts This Friday!

Hanging out with your family for Thanksgiving? Waking up early with your family on Friday to take advantage of all those holiday deals? Wish you could take a break from shopping (and your family) and see some comedy? Head over … Continue reading

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Announcing: PHIT Kids & Teens

Philly Improv Theater is excited to announce a brand-new education program for elementary, middle, and high school students — PHIT Kids & Teens. Registration is now open for our 10-week courses launching on Saturday, February 28, 2015 with a free … Continue reading

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Welcome our November 2014 Launch Pad Team: Witch Academy!

PHIT’s Launch Pad program has gotten some great press and a huge amount of attention since it’s premiere in September. Audiences and performers alike are becoming big fans of the program and the amazing teams we’ve accepted! As another fantastic … Continue reading

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Updates from the Training Center – Session One Classes for 2015 Now Online!

Hello Students! It’s hard to believe I’m saying this already, but classes for the first session of 2015 are now online and ready to enroll! Every current core class from Improv 101 – 401 and Sketch 101 – 201 is … Continue reading

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