High energy improv at its finest. It’s World’s Fair Improv tonight at 9:30pm!
World’s Fair Improv is a high energy improvisational performance originated right here at The People’s Improv Theatre. Each show features both established improv groups as well as mix em ups including comedians from all over NYC. So come on out, bring your friends, tell your friends to big their friends and join us for a night of laughter you’ll not soon forget!
Produced by Sharif Ali & Mark Stetson; Hosted by Sharif Ali & Kelly Rockwell
These improv dudes know their stuff, and they’re gentlemen about it. It’s Gentlemen Party tonight at 9:30pm!
You are cordially invited to an evening of comedy unlike any other.
Lauded as “Charming,” “Hilarious” and “Five younger versions of Cary Grant” by their Grandmothers, Gentlemen Partyprides itself on a healthy blend of sophistication and things we’ll all regret the next morning. With performance credits in Cirque du Soleil, Lincoln Center and The Del Close Marathon, these five gents promise a show you won’t soon forget.
Gentlemen Party is Andrew Farmer, Billy Domineau, Mike Spence, Nick Packard and Spencer Novich
Sketch at its smartest, silliest, and just plain awesomest. It’s The Foolhardy Manor this Saturday at 8pm!
Join The Foolhardy Manor for their high-energy, imaginative sketches –- sometimes smart, sometimes silly, but usually physical with fun props and costumes. They’ll be taking the audience to strange, exotic worlds while also making time to turn the familiar on its ear. Also, they’re idiots.
The Foolhardy Manor is Matthew Allen, Christopher Aurilio, Philip Casale, Meghan Conda, Gary De Noia, Anik Sood and Emmanuel Vozos.
Broadway needs to back up - because these musical improvisers are taking over the town. 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
The rise and fall of Pete Trickle (aka Gorin Axplunder) as well-respected World of Warcraft player to corrupt noob pwner.
Featuring Joe Curnutte, Eitan Levine (Rags v. ‘Nucks, Moose), & more!
See Eitan every Super Free Monday at 7pm!
A sketch comedy show - LONG OVERDUE - it’s Sherlock Jones Presents: A Black History Character Symposium tonight at 8pm!
I know what you’re thinking! It’s about damn time! Come check out this all-star show, written and starring a cast of your favorite comedians of color!
Featuring Langston Belton, Raymond Cordova, Jillian Green, Oscar Montoya, Monique Moses, Suni Reyes, Desmond Thorne and Keisha Zollar
Join us for The PIT’s Oscar party this Sunday, March 2nd @ 6:30PM to watch Hollywood’s biggest night on our biggest screen!
Hosts Langston Belton (Grounds for Divorce) and Paul Gutkowski (Sea Legs) are rolling out the red carpet this Oscar night in The PIT’s mainstage! They’ll be welcoming special guests to provide commentary and comedy about that silver, silver screen! We’ll also be giving out ballots to everyone who enters for chance to win a sweet prize. Our award might go to YOU!
The PIT will be running drink specials during the event:
Pitchers of PIT Lager for $15
Shot/beer for $8
Well and house wines for $5
Bottles of merlot for $20
And the best part, of course, is that it’s FREE!
You wanna watch people do something they’ve never done on stage before? Or do it yourself? Join us for COJONES this Friday at 11pm!
Do you like to watch ballsy performers do something they’ve never done on stage? COJONES is where it’s at. In a dark basement. With other people. Who will most likely be intoxicated.
Join host Peter Michael Marino and his damaged sidekick Amanda Duarte for the weirdest, wildest, most uncomfortable or brilliant night of things you’ve never seen. Featuring live music by The Liz Heeden Tiny Band and a bunch of brave performers doing stuff that’s never been seen … and might not ever be seen again.
Performers! Wanna do something you’ve always wanted to do on stage but didn’t have the balls? Email Pete at firstname.lastname@example.org right now. The show runs every last Friday of the month. Sorry, no nudity or sticky liquids. Tickets are ONE FREAKIN’ DOLLAR. It will also cost your ass $1 to perform, so start saving now.
If you wanna JAM musical improv-style (and let’s face it, who doesn’t) come on down to pitch tonight at 6pm!
Welcome to pitch, The PIT’s musical-improv mixer! Join hosts from PIT musical house teams as they help first-time musical improvisers STOMP into scenes, TICK TICK BOOM with a trio, or GREASE into a dazzling group number!
It’s like truth or dare, without the dare. Join us for one of the hottest storytelling shows in town - it’s RISK! tonight at 9:30pm!
RISK! is the show where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public stories they’d normally tell close friends.
In New York and Los Angeles, the brightest stars of TV, film and literature have dropped their usual act and shown a side of themselves we’d never seen at RISK!
Hosted by Kevin Allison (The State), RISK! is also a free audio podcast that gets hundreds of thousands of hits each month. Slate.com called RISK! “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.” Come to The PIT to see why!
This variety show will bring you back, ’90s style. It’s time for The Rosie O’Donnell Show! tonight at 7pm!
Remember the happy, bouncy, Broadway-loving Rosie O’Donnell of the ’90s?
Douglas Widick, Jody Shelton, and Sudi Green sure do!
Come see them recreate the primarily color-heavy, Tom Cruise adoration-filled, show that you loved watching with your mom after swim practice!
Featuring Douglas Widick (2017 Tonys, FUE, Pop Roulette);Jody Shelton (Baby Wants Candy, 50 Shades!); Sudi Green(Pop Roulette, Totally Biased, Hammerkatz); Max Crumm (Grease, Forever Plaid, FUE); George Salazar (Godspell, Spring Awakening, FUE); Michael Hartney (Big Gay Sketch Show, Maude Night); Anna Callegari (Fonda, Garlic Jackson, Forklift Comedy); Melissa Gordon (1770 Something, Mint Condition, Story Pirates)
Sketch comedy never seemed so cute, or threatening. It’s Boy Girl Boy Girl this Saturday at 7pm!
The sketch group your mother warned you about.
“Someday a cute sketch group is going to shake things up in your life,” she warned.
Well, guess what.
BOY GIRL is Jon Weed, Catherine Cohen, Dan Abromowitz, Halcyon Person and Clayton Raithel
Join Meggie Spellman and Anne Clark for the Black Magic Lab Variety Show tonight at 8pm!
Meggie Spellman (UCB Maude team Ripley) and Anne Clark (PIT team Totally, Yes!) write sketches together. Once a month they like to perform those sketches in a variety show that also features some of their most talented friends! Fun, right?
This month they’re joined by:
Previously, this show was known as The Royal Fetus Variety Show until Kate Middleton had to go and actually have that darn baby.