A Q+A with Marissa Edelman of the Gimmick Show on their Finale!
Seasoned improv duo, Kornfeld & Andrews, will be visiting Philly Improv Theater on Saturday, January 5th for a day of workshops and shows. Longtime instructors and all-around swell guys Rick Andrews and Louis Kornfeld combine their improv powers for a longform show that's as honest as it is hilarious.
This past weekend PHIT held auditions for brand new Wednesday improv teams. It's said every time and every time it's accurate- these were very tough decisions for our directors! In the end we created the below two amazing teams. These two new teams will debut in January 2019 and run through June on Wednesday nights at 9pm. Without further delay, here are the casts that will be making you laugh in a few months!
On Fridays at 8pm in November and December you will be able to see a brand new holiday themed improv show here at PHIT. The title is still TBA, but we are finally ready to announce the cast! This cast features some familiar faces to our audiences as well as some new ones.
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.
Saturday, August 25th will be your last chance to see a traditional "house team night" on Saturdays a PHIT... for now.
A little while back we held auditions for Villain, an original play written by Jon Edelman and Marissa Edelman, which will premiere in September as part of PHIT's 2018 Philly Fringe Festival lineup. We had more people try out than expected and saw a lot of great auditions, which made casting decisions incredibly difficult.
In April we announced the cast lists for our two new Wednesday night improv house teams. Up until now they have been behind closed doors getting into improv shape under their codenames Seaworth & Rayder. With their debut show just about a week away we are now ready to unveil their true names!