Philly Sketchfest Presents
Sketch Hangover - The First Sketches of 2016
2030 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
Doors 9:15 PM / Show 9:30 PM (event ends at 11:00 PM)
Watch & Listen
The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie
The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie are a best friend sketch comedy duo from Philadelphia that dwells in the dark and dabbles in the absurd. Matt & Jacquie are doomed idiots with a lot of heart, and so are their characters.
The duo consists of Matthew Schmid (The Flat Earth, Alley Of Nightmares, Stonewall Players) and Jacquie Baker (The Flat Earth, ManiPedi, Alley Of Nightmares). The Incredible Shrinking Matt and Jacquie were 2014 and 2013’s Dirtiest Sketch In Philadelphia winners, and were nominated for a 2015 Philebrity award for “Comedy Act of The Year.” They have performed in the Philly Sketchfest, NYC Sketch Fest, and appeared in the 2015 Philly Fringe Festival production of Night Trolley.
The Flat Earth
The Flat Earth is a Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) Sketch House Team formed in 2012. They have been accepted into and performed at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival (2015 & 2016), San Francisco Sketchfest (2015), and Toronto Sketchfest (2015).
The Flat Earth is Jacquie Baker, Vincent DiCostanzo, Rich Lee, Matthew Schmid, Molly Silverman, and Adam Siry. They are directed by Paul Triggiani (Secret Pants).
Dog Mountain is a Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) Sketch House Team. Their surreal, character-driven sketches have been featured at Chicago SketchFest, New Orleans’ Hell Yes Fest, The North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival (NCCAF), and Philly Sketchfest.
The group was formed in 2012 and is currently comprised of Carl Buccoti (director), Joe Moore (head writer), Jim Grammond, Julia Hudson, Trevor Miles, RJ Payne, Steve Swan and Ashlee Rose Toll.
Barbara Bush is an all-female sketch group of BFFs-slash-writers-slash-performers from Philadelphia. Barbara Bush performs at venues across Philadelphia, and members of Barbara Bush perform in sketch and improv house teams at the Philly Improv Theater. In November 2016, Barbara Bush premiered "The Body Show" at Good Good Comedy Theatre, and they have since performed it at the 2017 Toronto Sketchfest, 2017 Women In Comedy Festival, and the Peoples Improv Theater (NYC). Barbara Bush previously performed at the 2015 Crossroads Comedy Festival and 2016 Philly Sketchfest, and members of Barbara Bush have performed at the Chicago Sketchfest, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, and Charm City Comedy Festival. Recently, one Barbara became an emo internet hero after protesting outside of Trump Tower using signs with Dashboard Confessional lyrics on them (it was Shawna).
Barbara Bush is comprised of Jolie Darrow, Julia Hudson, Courtney Painter, Nicole Zeits, and head writer Shawna Stoltzfoos, and is directed by Jacquie Baker (The Flat Earth, The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie).
House of Solitude
House of Solitude is the sketch comedy due of Daniel Corkery & Caitlin Weigel. Based out of Philadelphia, PA the group celebrated a successful run of their first live show, 'Together Forever" at Plays & Players theater. Their comedy is a dark, existential journey into the nature of romantic relationships and growing older.
The Prince Sketch Comedy
The Prince is a sketch comedy duo featuring Frank Farrell and Jamie Glasheen. De-gunk your laugh-holes, folks, it's goof o' clock!
The Prince were accepted into and performed at the 2014 Philly Sketchfest and have also performed at 'Hey, We're Cool' at L'etage, Philly Improv Theater (PHIT), and Good Good Comedy.
Their most recent show, 'Whole Human Whole Horse' is directed by Maggy Keegan.
ManiPedi was pieced together in the summer of 2011. As of 2016, Tara Demmy, Caitlin Weigel, Corin Wells and Aubrie Williams make up this Philadelphia based sketch comedy group.
They are the winner for the 2014 WitOut Award for Best Sketch Group in Philadelphia and featured in the Ladies are Funny Festival 2012 in Austin, TX, as well as the 2012 Boston Comedy Arts Festival, where they were named one of the top festival picks by Dig Boston.
Mike Butler, Shannon DeVido, and Quinton Alexander make up the members of Adventure Friends. They take improv forms and turn them into sketch formats.
Performing since 2008, High Dramma is a 100% independent sketch comedy troupe that seeks to combine traditional sketch comedy with elements of musical, dance, pantomime, all intertwined between live music provided by a mad banjo player into a whirlwind of high-minded vulgarity and low-brow sophistication.
High Dramma has had the pleasure of performing at the NYC Sketch Festival, Philly Sketchfest, the F. Harold Comedy Festival and Montréal Sketchfest.
High Dramma is D.C. Fisher, Jackie Wolfson, Curt Riedy, Jason Singer, Pete Heleva, and Sam Sherburne.
Until Pluto is the writing duo of Patric Ciervo and Pete Gerbron from Philadelphia, PA. In 2015 They have written two narrative sketch shows, the who done it murder mystery, "Bill Melchior Is Dead", performed at Philly Improv Theater and the historical sketch show "...Still Not A Better World", performed at Philly Sketch Fest Presents. Both of these shows have featured performances by other Philly comedians. In 2016 they started working on a duo show which they performed at The Peoples Improv Theater. Their sketchfest show features sketches from all these.
Patric Writes Sketches
Patric Ciervo is a comedy writer and performer from Philadelphia, PA. The show Patric Writes Sketches features comedy written entirely by Patric Ciervo and performed by some of his favorite Philadelphia comedians. Patric Writes Sketches has performed at PHIT'S Black Friday Comedy Marathon (2014-2016), Philly Sketchfest 2016 and the PIT'S New York SketchFest 2015.
With performances from Patric Ciervo, Sarah Clemency, Pete Gerbron, and Steve Holland.
Mean Wendy Band
The Mean Wendy Band is a Philadelphia-based comedy band with roots in both music performance and sketch comedy. Mean Wendy Band performs original songs penned by a Philly girl named Wendy and her 4-man Man Band. Wendy’s mother always said that “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” so we just sing our unpleasantries.
The Mean Wendy Band is Wendy Lenhart and her 'Man-Band' of Ryan T. Barlow, Brian Kelly, Dan Kristie and Zachary Wiseley.
The Flannel Chucks
90's Grunge Rock Parody Band
WGRA Radio Theatre
Founded in 2015, WGRA Radio Theatre aims to bring authentic vintage radio programming to the contemporary stage. We strive to make the production as authentic an experience as possible, using live, practical sound effects and music whenever possible.
WGRA Radio Theatre debuted in October of 2015 at the Philly Improv Theatre with an adaptation of the Edward D. Wood, Jr classic Plan Nine from Outer Space. It was a sold-out, one-night-only affair featuring the talents of some of Philadelphia’s finest comedians.
WGRA Radio Theatre is the brainchild of, and is produced by, Mr. Vincent P. DiCostanzo, of Philadelphia.
The Burgundy Boys
The Burgundy Boys are a comedy group based in Philadelphia that goes on fun adventures with their super best friends!
The Burgundy Boys are Earl Harris and Brett Rader.
Hoagiefist is sketch comedy written by Jake Mattera and Ryan Birchmeier. They are directed by Steve Swan. Hoagiefirst began writing and performing together during Philly Improv Theater's (PHIT) Iron Sketch competition. Hoagiefist has performed sketch at PHIT, Good Good Comedy, and the Black Friday Comedy Marathon.
Your Mom Sketch Comedy
If you are looking for your actual mom, this is the wrong place.
Your Mom is a sketch comedy group from West Grove, PA that performs regularly in Philadelphia, PA. In November 2015, they were accepted into and performed at NYC Sketchfest at The People's Improv Theater (The PIT). They have also headlined the Black Friday Comedy Marathon at Philly Improv Theater in both 2014 and 2015.
Your Mom is written and created by Tyler Bonner & Daphne Bonner.
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