Prestige Drama

By Good Good Comedy Theatre
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 18–21, 2019

One man is pushed to the edge in a story of betrayal, sex, drugs, murder, hot dogs, karaoke, and muscle milk. You know, just like on those basic cable dramas like Breaking Bad, True Detective, or Mad Men. From the visionary minds of Michael S. Watkins and Joe Bell (hosts of Comedian Psychoanalysis). Student tickets $12.

$15 for students / 70 minutes

¡Que Ridículo!

By ¿Qué? / Philly Improv Theater
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 18–21, 2019

Comedy that will make you say “How Ridiculous!” This cross-cultural comedy show was constructed through the lens of the immigrant experience. Featuring sketch and improv by ¿Qué?—an all-Spanish-speaking group (except for one white dude)—this show is meant to be enjoyed by English speakers as well as Spanish speakers.

$15 / 60 minutes

Knock ‘Em Dead

By Raw Street Productions
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 12–16 + 19–21, 2019

An incompetent ventriloquist, a foul-mouthed comedian, a baton-twirling babe, a lip-synching poodle, an out-of-touch chanteuse, and an overbearing hypnotist all compete at Vinnie’s Club—till Vinnie is found dead. All hell breaks loose and laughs fly as YOU must find the culprit in this interactive murder mystery.

$15 for students / 100 minutes

Noir AF: An Improvised Film Noir

By N Crowd
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 + 21, 2019

Philly’s long-running improv comedy show the N Crowd presents an improvised noir. Incorporating classic Whose Line Is It Anyway?– style improv games, this show breaks the mold of the classic 1950s crime drama to place noir in surprising settings. Expect music, drama, danger, sci-fi, romance, and uncontrollable laughter.

$15 / 75 minutes

Rat Ruse

By Without a Cue Productions
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 6, 13 + 20, 2019

Mystery, intrigue, comedy, death, and plenty of twists! Laugh and be surprised by Without a Cue Productions’ parody of the longest-running stage show in history: Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. Find yourself squarely in the middle of the action, as you ask: Whodunit? We kill, you laugh.

$12 / 90 minutes

Roll Play: An Improvised Adventure

By Roll Play Improv
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 8, 14, 15 + 20, 2019

Dungeons & Dragons & Improv! Like Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets The Lord of the Rings, Roll Play cleverly combines fantasy storytelling games with interactive improv comedy. With YOUR suggestions shaping the world, the characters, and their quest, every show is a brand new adventure!

$15 / 60 minutes

Queer Bait: Sterile

By Good Good Comedy Theatre
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 11–14, 2019

Queer Bait (Rose Luardo and Shannon Fahey) sensitively stroke your Elsa and Anna as they freeze and squeeze the daylights out of your fun factory. Two parts performance art, one part comedy, one part clown, three parts dance, five parts friendship, two parts dress-up, one part queer, zero parts bait, maybe another part queer but unsure. Student tickets $12.

$15 for students / 70 minutes

Riot In Rittenhouse: A Sketch Comedy Show About Philadelphia

By Philly Improv Theater
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 11–14, 2019

Sketch comedy about New Philadelphia—not what we were, but what we’re becoming. A show about Philadelphia by Philadelphians, but also by non-Philadelphians, but also by people who lived here but moved. This is getting confusing—just get down here before the theater gets turned into luxury condos.

$15 / 60 minutes

Myths & Monsters

By Nick Gillette / Philly Improv Theater
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 4–7, 2019An improvised hero’s journey. The ensemble encounters mythical beasts, mad gods, and trickster spirits in a transformational epic of self-discovery. Never the same performance twice–the audience discovers how Joseph Campbell’s theory of the monomyth could have a thousand faces and still be written anew.

$15 / 60 minutes

Howie Hypnotize

By Howie Jones
Part of the 2019 Fringe Festival

September 6 + 7, 2019

Mind blown! The Howie Hypnotize Show is an interactive experience that makes you the star! Whether you stay in the audience or make it on stage, you’ll laugh, laugh, and laugh some more. Howie has performed at the NYC FRIGID, Rochester and Pittsburgh Fringe Festivals, and all over the East Coast.

$12 / 50 minutes