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SPOTLIGHT ON: Music Show – Thursday, July 16th @ 10:30 p.m.

Do you like music?  Do you like Philadelphia?  Do you like panel shows featuring local Philadelphia musicians?  If so, PHIT has a show for you.  This Thursday, catch the premiere of Music Show, a new show hosted by Jack O’Keeffe … Continue reading

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A Class To PHIT Every Schedule!

We are very happy to announce that starting in August 2015 we will be offering an improv 101 class every day of the week! You’ll be able to choose from classes on weeknights, weekends and now each day of the … Continue reading

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FREE PHIT Kids & Teens Open Houses This Summer!

PHIT Kids & Teens is excited to announce that it will be hosting three FREE Open Houses for prospective parents and students this summer. On July 18, August 8, and September 12, Grades K-12 students are welcome to enjoy a … Continue reading

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Barbara Bush Presents: BBTV – June 25th-26th @ 9:00 p.m.

In 2014, a group of a bunch of cuties came together to start an all-female improv team, and named themselves Barbara Bush.  Much like the actual Barbara Bush, they are both the wife and mother of a president, and by … Continue reading

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Let’s Hear It For The Boys! PHIT Welcomes Susan Messing & Rachael Mason in July!

It’s time to take out whatever you use to track your days and put big asterisks on July 25th and 26th! Improv superstars Susan Messing and Rachael Mason, The Boys, will be at PHIT for the entire weekend. Their visit … Continue reading

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Düofest 2015 is Finally HERE!!!

Philly Improv Theater is proud to present Düofest! This festival is the only one of its kind… a 4-day celebration of comedy duos. 30 teams from around the world will converge on Philly from June 3rd through June 6th to … Continue reading

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The Dynamite Series @ PHIT Retires Page One This April

Since its launch back in February 2014, The Dynamite Series @ PHIT has been focused on merging comedy with interesting art forms and diverse casts to create amazing work exclusive to the PHIT stage. And no other Dynamite project encapsulates everything the … Continue reading

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SPRING SALE! Save $100 on Improv 101 and Sketch 101 Classes!

This is no April Fool’s Day joke. It’s a Spring Sale! Save $100 off the full enrollment cost of an improv 101 or sketch writing 101 class now through Monday, April 6th! See all those beautiful, fun looking people lined … Continue reading

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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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