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There’s a new Inside Amy Schumer tonight after Tosh.

In the meantime, click here to watch sketches from last week’s episode. They’re so good.

MANDY!

BBC World News - The Travel Show, 12/04/2014 GMT, Can you learn to be funny?

BBC Travel Show's Ade Adepitan stopped by The PIT and attended an improv workshop led by PIT instructor, Leslie Collins.

See which PITizens you can spot in the video!

A sketch show full of black sheep.  You know you want to - come on down, it’s Damn Family tonight at 8pm!
Every family has a black sheep. Well, this Damn Family is ALL black sheep. When they get together, things get weird. This group of performers and writers wants you to stop fidgeting, sit up straight, and enjoy their particular brand of not-so-wholesome, not-so-family-friendly sketch comedy fun. Be on your best behavior, damn it!
Damn Family features sketches and performances by Katlyn Carlson, Ryan Farrell, Geoff Grimwood, Maria Krovatin, Adam Luke, Dan Morris, Amanda Peck and Jeff Salter 

A sketch show full of black sheep.  You know you want to - come on down, it’s Damn Family tonight at 8pm!

Every family has a black sheep. Well, this Damn Family is ALL black sheep. When they get together, things get weird. This group of performers and writers wants you to stop fidgeting, sit up straight, and enjoy their particular brand of not-so-wholesome, not-so-family-friendly sketch comedy fun. Be on your best behavior, damn it!

Damn Family features sketches and performances by Katlyn Carlson, Ryan Farrell, Geoff Grimwood, Maria Krovatin, Adam Luke, Dan Morris, Amanda Peck and Jeff Salter 

Here’s Morgan Spurlock, Mark Malkoff, and Janeane Garofalo after 2-Juice Minimum yesterday! Reposted from Mark.

Here’s Morgan Spurlock, Mark Malkoff, and Janeane Garofalo after 2-Juice Minimum yesterday! Reposted from Mark.

This comedy duo BRINGS the funny! Join us for Simply Unemployable Live: Improv Variety Show tonight at 7pm!
Matt Catanzano and Richie Moriarty, the comedy duo from YouTube’s Simply Unemployable, host “Simply Unemployable Live: Improvaganza” featuring a rotating cast of some of the funniest comedians in New York. The show will include improv, stand-up, sketch, music, and other fun surprises!
 

This comedy duo BRINGS the funny! Join us for Simply Unemployable Live: Improv Variety Show tonight at 7pm!

Matt Catanzano and Richie Moriarty, the comedy duo from YouTube’s Simply Unemployable, host “Simply Unemployable Live: Improvaganza” featuring a rotating cast of some of the funniest comedians in New York. The show will include improv, stand-up, sketch, music, and other fun surprises!

 

They’re back!  Come see the awesome award-winning sketch comedy group CITY HALL tonight at 8pm!
CITY HALL, the award winning comedy group, returns to The PIT’s main stage.
Your CITY HALL members are Chris Booth, Julia Darden, Patrick Frankfort, Luis Nunez, and Josh Wolinsky. Hop aboard the imagination train; next stop, CITY HALL!
CITY HALL, the award winning comedy group, returns to The PIT’s main stage! CITY HALL is the only two-time winner of The Jackpot Sketch Comedy Competition at Comedy Central’s Crash Mansion (2009/2010) and is a four time INNY Award nominee for “Best Sketch Comedy Group” (2010/ 2011/2012) and “Best Comedy Tweets” (2011) as well as being MAC Award nominee for “Best Comedy Group” (2008). City Hall was an official selection at the Montreal Sketch Comedy Festival (2009/2010/2011), The LA Comedy Festival (2009/2010), and has headlined The Sarasota Improv Festival (2009). CITY HALL has been called “A live version of Adult Swim” and given and “a whopping four out of four stars,” by Improvisation News. The Funny Feminist said; “”If you can’t see ‘Book of Mormon’, then check out CITY HALL!” Finally, Scallywagandvagabond.com said “CITY HALL gives your sense of humor a much needed kick to the balls!”
CITY HALL is directed by Kevin Laibson.

They’re back!  Come see the awesome award-winning sketch comedy group CITY HALL tonight at 8pm!

CITY HALL, the award winning comedy group, returns to The PIT’s main stage.

Your CITY HALL members are Chris Booth, Julia Darden, Patrick Frankfort, Luis Nunez, and Josh Wolinsky. Hop aboard the imagination train; next stop, CITY HALL!

CITY HALL, the award winning comedy group, returns to The PIT’s main stage! CITY HALL is the only two-time winner of The Jackpot Sketch Comedy Competition at Comedy Central’s Crash Mansion (2009/2010) and is a four time INNY Award nominee for “Best Sketch Comedy Group” (2010/ 2011/2012) and “Best Comedy Tweets” (2011) as well as being MAC Award nominee for “Best Comedy Group” (2008). City Hall was an official selection at the Montreal Sketch Comedy Festival (2009/2010/2011), The LA Comedy Festival (2009/2010), and has headlined The Sarasota Improv Festival (2009). CITY HALL has been called “A live version of Adult Swim” and given and “a whopping four out of four stars,” by Improvisation News. The Funny Feminist said; “”If you can’t see ‘Book of Mormon’, then check out CITY HALL!” Finally, Scallywagandvagabond.com said “CITY HALL gives your sense of humor a much needed kick to the balls!”

CITY HALL is directed by Kevin Laibson.

The SNL Fantasy Camp class presents, Live From The PIT, It’s Saturday Night!  Two chances to check it out TONIGHT!: the dress rehearsal at 8pm and the live show at 11:30pm!
For a full week, PIT students in the Writing for SNL Fantasy Camp have been working tirelessly to write an hour-and-a-half, live-sketch ensemble show. This is that show, complete with a cast of Not Yet Ready for Prime Time Players from The PIT, musical guests and a host.THE PIT’S NOT YET READY FOR PRIME TIME PLAYERS:
Leila Ben-Abdallah
Samm Kumar
Stephen McCarthy
Sarah Nowak
Richard Templeton
Weekend update with Lucas Zachary HazlettWith your HOST: Peter Michael Marinowith MUSICAL GUEST: Caroline Reese (www.carolinereesemusic.com)WRITING STAFF
Alex Estrada
Blake Henderson
April Kidwell
Brian Lisi 
Tim Porosky
Tucker Sparkman
Star Zagofsky
Peter Zuorick
Executive Producer: Ali Reza FarahnakianHead writer: Joe SchiappaProducer: Christopher AurilioCredit Sequence: Michelle CiottaAssociate Producers: Sarah Johnston, Catherine Cohen, Kevin Laibson

The SNL Fantasy Camp class presents, Live From The PIT, It’s Saturday Night!  Two chances to check it out TONIGHT!: the dress rehearsal at 8pm and the live show at 11:30pm!

For a full week, PIT students in the Writing for SNL Fantasy Camp have been working tirelessly to write an hour-and-a-half, live-sketch ensemble show. This is that show, complete with a cast of Not Yet Ready for Prime Time Players from The PIT, musical guests and a host.

THE PIT’S NOT YET READY FOR PRIME TIME PLAYERS:

  • Leila Ben-Abdallah
  • Samm Kumar
  • Stephen McCarthy
  • Sarah Nowak
  • Richard Templeton

Weekend update with Lucas Zachary Hazlett

With your HOST: Peter Michael Marino

with MUSICAL GUEST: Caroline Reese (www.carolinereesemusic.com)

WRITING STAFF

  • Alex Estrada
  • Blake Henderson
  • April Kidwell
  • Brian Lisi 
  • Tim Porosky
  • Tucker Sparkman
  • Star Zagofsky
  • Peter Zuorick

Executive Producer: Ali Reza Farahnakian
Head writer: Joe Schiappa
Producer: Christopher Aurilio
Credit Sequence: Michelle Ciotta
Associate Producers: Sarah Johnston, Catherine Cohen, Kevin Laibson

It’s finally here! It’s ‘Little Women’ meets ‘Girls,’ it’s WOMEN Tuesdays at 9:30pm through May 6th!

Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation….or at least, a voice of a generation.

WOMEN, the record-breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, is back for a limited engagement now at The Peoples Improv Theater. This fast paced comedy introduces Louisa May Alcott’s classic, ‘Little Women’, to HBO’s critically acclaimed ‘Girls’, delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 50 minute show.

New York Magazine’s approval matrix pegged it as “High Brow and Brilliant,” and Gothamist calls it “Hysterical.” Come see what all the buzz is about.

For more information: womentheshow.com

Written by Chiara Atik
Directed by Stephanie Ward
Produced by Madeline Post 

LIMITED RUN! Tuesday nights at 9:30pm through May 6th!

It’s sketch comedy at its finest (and most aggressive)! Join us for MURDERFIST tonight at 11pm!
The MURDERFIST Show is the comedy show equivalent of a gigantic flaming eagle shooting crossbow arrows out of its eyes and balls. You don’t know what the show will be like, we don’t know what the show will be like, because we have ghosts write the show live while we perform. They are very funny.
2009 Best Sketch-Comedy Group, ECNY Awards
"From sketches about incest to killing one’s parents, no boundary goes uncrossed." — 2010 Best Sketch-Comedy Group, The Village Voice
"Above all, what Murderfist wants is an audience both exhausted from laughing and feeling as if they’ve been to a highly experiential rock concert. It’s a rare and energetic notion for comedy, and it’s possible their verve could land them a television show or an opening slot with GWAR." — Matthew Love, The Village Voice
"Wild and aggressive but not confrontational, Murderfist is about as punk as sketch comedy gets. Raw, committed performances and loopy jokes undermine theatrical unity every time, but the mess this crew makes is well worth any necessary cleanup." — TimeOut New York 

It’s sketch comedy at its finest (and most aggressive)! Join us for MURDERFIST tonight at 11pm!

The MURDERFIST Show is the comedy show equivalent of a gigantic flaming eagle shooting crossbow arrows out of its eyes and balls. You don’t know what the show will be like, we don’t know what the show will be like, because we have ghosts write the show live while we perform. They are very funny.

2009 Best Sketch-Comedy Group, ECNY Awards

"From sketches about incest to killing one’s parents, no boundary goes uncrossed." — 2010 Best Sketch-Comedy Group, The Village Voice

"Above all, what Murderfist wants is an audience both exhausted from laughing and feeling as if they’ve been to a highly experiential rock concert. It’s a rare and energetic notion for comedy, and it’s possible their verve could land them a television show or an opening slot with GWAR." — Matthew Love, The Village Voice

"Wild and aggressive but not confrontational, Murderfist is about as punk as sketch comedy gets. Raw, committed performances and loopy jokes undermine theatrical unity every time, but the mess this crew makes is well worth any necessary cleanup." — TimeOut New York 

The Metropolitan Opera, please! It’s The Improvised Opera tonight at 11pm!
The Improvised Opera brings all the comedy, drama, and vocal juiciness of Mozart Masterpiece, but in English and in the PIT Underground! Come hear beautiful aria’s appear out of no where as someone’s beloved is ravaged by a cheese monster, Gary Busey, or anything else the audience suggests!
Featuring Geoff Grimwood, Ryan Dunkin, Jason Specland, Jenn Conner, Kathleen Armenti and Julie Feltman

The Metropolitan Opera, please! It’s The Improvised Opera tonight at 11pm!

The Improvised Opera brings all the comedy, drama, and vocal juiciness of Mozart Masterpiece, but in English and in the PIT Underground! Come hear beautiful aria’s appear out of no where as someone’s beloved is ravaged by a cheese monster, Gary Busey, or anything else the audience suggests!

Featuring Geoff Grimwood, Ryan Dunkin, Jason Specland, Jenn Conner, Kathleen Armenti and Julie Feltman

The SNL Fantasy Camp class presents, Live From The PIT, It’s Saturday Night!  Two chances to check it out THIS SATURDAY: the dress rehearsal at 8pm and the live show at 11:30pm!
For a full week, PIT students in the Writing for SNL Fantasy Camp have been working tirelessly to write an hour-and-a-half, live-sketch ensemble show. This is that show, complete with a cast of Not Yet Ready for Prime Time Players from The PIT, musical guests and a host.THE PIT’S NOT YET READY FOR PRIME TIME PLAYERS:
Leila Ben-Abdallah
Samm Kumar
Stephen McCarthy
Sarah Nowak
Richard Templeton
Weekend update with Lucas Zachary HazlettWith your HOST: Peter Michael Marinowith MUSICAL GUEST: Caroline Reese (www.carolinereesemusic.com)WRITING STAFF
Alex Estrada
Blake Henderson
April Kidwell
Brian Lisi 
Tim Porosky
Tucker Sparkman
Star Zagofsky
Peter Zuorick
Executive Producer: Ali Reza FarahnakianHead writer: Joe SchiappaProducer: Christopher AurilioCredit Sequence: Michelle CiottaAssociate Producers: Sarah Johnston, Catherine Cohen, Kevin Laibson

The SNL Fantasy Camp class presents, Live From The PIT, It’s Saturday Night!  Two chances to check it out THIS SATURDAY: the dress rehearsal at 8pm and the live show at 11:30pm!

For a full week, PIT students in the Writing for SNL Fantasy Camp have been working tirelessly to write an hour-and-a-half, live-sketch ensemble show. This is that show, complete with a cast of Not Yet Ready for Prime Time Players from The PIT, musical guests and a host.

THE PIT’S NOT YET READY FOR PRIME TIME PLAYERS:

  • Leila Ben-Abdallah
  • Samm Kumar
  • Stephen McCarthy
  • Sarah Nowak
  • Richard Templeton

Weekend update with Lucas Zachary Hazlett

With your HOST: Peter Michael Marino

with MUSICAL GUEST: Caroline Reese (www.carolinereesemusic.com)

WRITING STAFF

  • Alex Estrada
  • Blake Henderson
  • April Kidwell
  • Brian Lisi 
  • Tim Porosky
  • Tucker Sparkman
  • Star Zagofsky
  • Peter Zuorick

Executive Producer: Ali Reza Farahnakian
Head writer: Joe Schiappa
Producer: Christopher Aurilio
Credit Sequence: Michelle Ciotta
Associate Producers: Sarah Johnston, Catherine Cohen, Kevin Laibson

Forget B’way, these folks improvise their show tunes - it’s Dagger & HELLO tonight at 9:30pm!

PIT musical house teams Dagger and HELLO take a suggestion from the audience to create an entire world of musical performance.

Conceived and performed before your very eyes, these two musical sets will last for ONE NIGHT ONLY, before fading away forever … except in your memory.

Dagger is Jon Bander, Ryan Dunkin, Abby Holland, Rich Hollman, Michael Murnane, Shaina Stigler and Ross Taylor

HELLO is Jeremy Bent, Lorraine Cink, Leslie Collins, Kirk Damato, Lucas Kavner, Oscar Montoya, Desireé Nash and Marshall York

This is one hot ticket, so get yours fast! A standup and storytelling show all about NYC, and one man’s ultimate devotion to this damn town - it’s Christian Finnegan’s The Gorgeous Mosaic next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 9:30pm!
Christian Finnegan has lived in New York City for nearly twenty-three years. The question is…why? From rat-infested apartments to bicycle confrontations to overly-intimate delivery guys, Christian has endured every conceivable form of urban indignity. And yet, he remains pathologically devoted to this damn town. A mixture of standup and storytelling, THE GORGEOUS MOSAIC is Finnegan’s attempt to figure out what made us all decide to move here and, more importantly, what makes us stay.
THE GORGEOUS MOSAIC: Half love letter, half cry for help.

This is one hot ticket, so get yours fast! A standup and storytelling show all about NYC, and one man’s ultimate devotion to this damn town - it’s Christian Finnegan’s The Gorgeous Mosaic next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 9:30pm!

Christian Finnegan has lived in New York City for nearly twenty-three years. The question is…why? From rat-infested apartments to bicycle confrontations to overly-intimate delivery guys, Christian has endured every conceivable form of urban indignity. And yet, he remains pathologically devoted to this damn town. A mixture of standup and storytelling, THE GORGEOUS MOSAIC is Finnegan’s attempt to figure out what made us all decide to move here and, more importantly, what makes us stay.

THE GORGEOUS MOSAIC: Half love letter, half cry for help.

Way better than the movies - bring the kids to the PIT for 2-Juice Minimum With Mark Malkoff this Sunday at 3pm - with special guests Morgan Spurlock and Janeane Garofolo!

Comedian and Internet-sensation Mark Malkoff hosts this fun, latenight-style comedy show just for kids!

2-Juice Minimum With Mark Malkoff features hilarious comedy sketches, video remotes, and special-celebrity guests and well-known stand-up comics tailoring their sets to the kid audience.

Suggested ages 4-10

Featuring Special Guests: Morgan Spurlock and Janeane Garofolo! 

With Musician Michael Hearst 

MARK MALKOFF is a comedian and filmmaker. He has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, Anderson Cooper 360, Fox News, ABC World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, MSNBC, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, NY Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, Deadline Hollywood, The Adam Carolla Radio Show, The Gayle King Show, Oprah Sirius XM radio, NPR’s Weekend Edition, Live with Regis and Kelly, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Mark lives in New York City with his wife, Christine, and his five cats. 

The record-breaking show is here! It’s ‘Little Women’ meets ‘Girls,’ it’s WOMEN Tuesday at 9:30pm!
Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation….or at least, a voice of a generation.
WOMEN, the record-breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, is back for a limited engagement now at The Peoples Improv Theater. This fast paced comedy introduces Louisa May Alcott’s classic, ‘Little Women’, to HBO’s critically acclaimed ‘Girls’, delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 50 minute show.
New York Magazine’s approval matrix pegged it as “High Brow and Brilliant,” and Gothamist calls it “Hysterical.” Come see what all the buzz is about.
For more information: womentheshow.com
Written by Chiara AtikDirected by Stephanie WardProduced by Madeline Post 
LIMITED RUN! Tuesday nights at 9:30pm through May 6th!

The record-breaking show is here! It’s ‘Little Women’ meets ‘Girls,’ it’s WOMEN Tuesday at 9:30pm!

Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation….or at least, a voice of a generation.

WOMEN, the record-breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, is back for a limited engagement now at The Peoples Improv Theater. This fast paced comedy introduces Louisa May Alcott’s classic, ‘Little Women’, to HBO’s critically acclaimed ‘Girls’, delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 50 minute show.

New York Magazine’s approval matrix pegged it as “High Brow and Brilliant,” and Gothamist calls it “Hysterical.” Come see what all the buzz is about.

For more information: womentheshow.com

Written by Chiara Atik
Directed by Stephanie Ward
Produced by Madeline Post 

LIMITED RUN! Tuesday nights at 9:30pm through May 6th!