The spookiest season of the year just got a huge dose of funny. Whether you’re looking to be deeply disturbed, deeply impressed, or generally pleased, check out any and all of these shows frighteningly talented performers.

 

The only fear you should have… is missing out! (thanks for the joke, dad.)

A one woman show that puts the notorious warden of Eastern State Penitentiary on trial. It's the biggest WITCH HUNT of the 19th century!
Once More, with Feeling is the only episode of the supernatural drama television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer performed as a musical. This performance is a live, staged version of this episode. Once More, with Feeling explores changes in the relationships of the characters. A demon compels the people of Sunnydale to break into song at random moments to express hidden truths. Once the characters have revealed their truths and face the consequences of hearing each other’s secrets, they are challenged to “say you’re happy now, once more, with feeling.”
Don't go in the basement. Don't turn on the lights. Come to PHIT this Halloween for family friendly frights. Pulling from the themes and ideas of the beloved children's books and tv series of the same name, Improvised Goosebumps will create a show full of creepies and crawlies and monsters and magic appropriate for all ages. You give the title at the top of the show and the goosebumps get improvised right before your wide eyes. This show runs for just four performances, so the only fear you should have... is missing out.
Teens on spring break, an old circus, a masked killer. Think you know where this is going? Think again! This Halloween, don’t spend your money seeing ANOTHER 80’s horror remake (ahem). See a show so shocking, so made-up-on-the-spot, that it will never be seen again. This film is not yet rated.
A fun house of horrors and delights await you! Bear witness to creatures, ghouls, unbreakable deals with the Devil and, the true intersection of comedy and terror: CLOWNS.
The cast of Philly Improv Theatre’s musical improv team have recently joined a mysterious organization called “The PHIT-night Society,” a secret and selective group of friends who gather together in an abandoned theatre. Together they create a completely improvised spooky and halloween themed musical. Demons, curses, haunted houses, ghosts, witches, or vampires… every night the audience will decide what story gets submitted for approval before going on a musical adventure never seen before and never to be seen again.
Gimmick Shows is a late-night panel talk show so insane it has its own disclaimer.* Join hosts Jon and Marissa Edelman for a hellacious rollercoaster of FREE BOOZE, inappropriate discussion and uninvited guests. *DISCLAIMER: Gimmick Show may cause lame people to wig out. The cast and crew of Gimmick Show are not responsible for any injuries sustained while wiggin' out. All complaints related to Gimmick Show should be sent to jimmyfallon@tonightshow.com.
Taylor, Mistress of the Night, and her sidekick, Fallible, take over the stage to bring you the spookiest, silliest talk show on this side of hell. Mix two parts music, three parts nonsense and a dash of insanity, we bring you a spectacle you cannot ignore. Gather round the theater or else there may never be another show again! Bring your own brew or dare to drink from our bubbling cauldron.
A live adventure that pits Philly’s best comedians against each other in the classic party game “Werewolf”. This game of deduction promises chaos, betrayal, and a whole lot of laughter. Jack O’Keeffe, your best friend and trusted moderator, will be there to guide you into the kind of spooky and very silly world of Wolf Club.
The musical hit of the 2018 Fringe Festival is back for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Dom, seeking change in her humdrum of a life, finds herself in a fantastical dreamland that quickly becomes a nightmare. Will she be able to escape her own mind? This magical horror comedy musical is packed with songs that will have you laughing out of fear.