What’s News?

Philadelphia comedy scene updates from Philly Improv Theater

Here is the latest Philadelphia comedy news coming out of Philly Improv Theater - whether you are looking for announcments of auditions, writers submissions, new casts and new shows coming soon, or changes in our comedy classes over at the training center... this is a one stop shop for all announcements coming out of the theater!

THE BLACK FRIDAY COMEDY MARATHON RETURNS TO PHIT ON 11/29! SUBMIT YOUR ACT NOW!

Philly Improv Theatater is excited to announce the return of the Black Friday Comedy Marathon for 2018! For the last several years BFCM, as it's known around these parts, has become a yearly staple at the theater since the first BFCM waaaaay back in 2015.

CASTING ACTORS FOR PHIT’S 2019 SKETCH HOUSE TEAMS

Philly Improv Theater is debuting two new sketch teams in the Fall of 2019 – we’ve already cast writers, but now we need performers to help collaborate on these sketches

PHIT Seeking Writers For Philly-Themed Sketch Show

This year, for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, PHIT is cookin’ up something extra-special for homegrown audiences. Under the direction of sketch stalwart and member of legendary local sketch projects Flat

Q+ A with the Gimmick Show’s Marissa Edelman

A Q+A with Marissa Edelman of the Gimmick Show on their Finale!

Going Out of Business. Q+A With The Decoy!

A Q+A with long-time sketch comedy team The Decoy, looking back on the last three years.

Yo Dad! Q+A With Joe Tuzzi

A Q+A with Joe Tuzzi about his new show "Yo Dad!" inspired by his late father.

Save the Date! New Wednesday Improv House Team Auditions on Saturday, April 13th!

Auditions for our next improv house teams are coming. Save the date!

USING IMPROV TO BEAT ANXIETY

Improv for anxiety classes help people gain confidence.

The Spring 2019 season of VS is now accepting submissions… but with a twist!

VS: An Improv Cagematch is coming back to PHIT in March of 2019... with a big change for this next season!

FAMOUS MOVIE LINES YOU DIDN’T KNOW WERE IMPROVISED

From the Godfather to Harry Potter, some of film's most memorable lines were completely unscripted.

NEW WEEKLY SHOWS FOR JANUARY

The new year brings new and returning favorites

WORLD’S LONGEST IMPROV SHOW

One August, not too long ago, history was made.

IMPROV ROBOT INVASION

Are robots coming for your stage time? One AI researcher thinks the answer is "yes."