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Philly Improv Theater

2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 267-233-1556
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Hilarious, Experimental, High-Energy

I've seen so many acts at the Philly Improv Theater I've lost track. Shows range from improv, to... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
slowmotionpotion
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Great Improv Actors.

Not exactly what I thought it was going to be, but it was pretty good. I thought it would be... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Brittany B
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Since its opening in 2005 Philly Improv Theater has been the heart of Philadelphia’s comedy scene. PHIT produces over 1,000 performances annually, with shows on multiple stages, 7 nights a week, every week of the year. Beyond Philadelphia, PHIT performers tour regularly, making appearances at the most prestigious comedy venues across North America. Dedicated to developing talent locally, the Philly Improv Theater Training Center teaches over 1,000 children and adults how to improvise, write sketch comedy, perform stand-up, and act each year. Alumni and performers seen on PHIT’s stages have worked on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, 30 Rock, The Late Show, Two and Half Men, Raising Hope, Key & Peele, Kroll Show, The State, Girl Code, Guy Code,Orange is the New Black, and The Kids in the Hall.
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23 Feb 2018
“Hilarious, Experimental, High-Energy”
2 Nov 2016
“Great Improv Actors.”
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Hours Today: 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2030 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I've seen so many acts at the Philly Improv Theater I've lost track. Shows range from improv, to sketch and variety shows. My favorite have been the improv shows. The crowds are always fun and on board for whatever weird things are about to happen....More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not exactly what I thought it was going to be, but it was pretty good. I thought it would be similar to Second City like SNL style. It was in the style of whose line is it anyway. The actors were extremely talented, and for...More

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PHITComedy, Owner at Philly Improv Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thanks for your kind words Brittany! We do a mix of different styles of show, so if you are ever back in town and want to see something that's closer to Second City or SNL I'd encourage you to check out one of our Thursday...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ok so the few nitpicky negatives: They don't sell beer or wine so you have to BYO. Parking is a little rough around Rittenhouse so you can spring for a lot or park a few blocks away and huff it over. Other than that, this...More

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PHITComedy, Owner at Philly Improv Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Hey Joe, Thanks for saying how much you enjoy our shows. It's true that parking can be tricky in the area, and we've taken a small step to help: if you visit our directions page at http://phitcomedy.com/about/directions/ we've got a helpful link to the site...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2015

It was my first time at Philly Improv Theater. I went alone because I was craving some improv comedy. It was easy to find, the crowd was fun and the comedian groups were really engaging. I think I had the most fun getting to know...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2015

I went to see an amateur comedy show, so I wasn't expecting it to be very good. Overall, the show wasn't funny, but it did have a few funny moments. It was an activity that someone might consider doing if he/she lives in Philly and...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2015

I've been to PHIT shows several times over the past few months and have never left disappointed! It's a great evening out with friends, on a date, or even just by yourself if you've had a rough day and need a laugh. Everyone is so...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Really enjoyed it. Three groups performed, each for 20 mins. Outside voices and big baby were my favorite two. However, seems like they oversold the theatre. 20 plus people had to sit on stairs or stand. Upon arrival, there were people in the lobby but...More

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