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LEVEL UP Improv JAM

Tuesday 10/4 – Tuesday 12/27

All LEVELS welcomed! Come level up with what you've learned in class. $5 CASH SIGNUPS @ 9:00PM DOOR @ 9:15 NO ENTRIES AFTER 10:00PM MAX CAPACITY: 58 First Come, First Serve

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Vern & The Community Players

Thursday 10/6 – Thursday 12/29

After nearly a decade of making up musicals together, veteran musical improv team Vern returns to The PIT, the place where it all started, to reunite with their rivals in drama, The Community Players, for an evening of improvised theatre.

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Wanna be on The PIT stage? Submit your show for consideration and you could see your work on this list!

A camp and loving homage to the soap opera genre, and featuring a dynamic cast of the independent theatre pros, IT’S GETTING TIRED MILDRED hooks audience members to come back month after month to see what happens next. Each episode of IT’S GETTING TIRED MILDRED is performed only once at this late-night, once-a-month event, and is followed by a cast party that the audience is invited to stay for.

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Backdoor Barbecue

Thursday 10/13 – Saturday 12/10

Backdoor Barbecue is a NYC-based sketch comedy group that serves up high-energy and tightly-structured shows. Featuring musical performances, character bits, topical monologue joke segments, and more, Backdoor Barbecue cooks up a new critically acclaimed* sketch revue with some of the funniest folks in New York!

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Old School Sketch Show

Friday 10/14 – Saturday 11/12

Come see one of New York’s longest running sketch shows! Old School Sketch Show is created from “Pitch to Stage in 7 Days!” Every month features live sketches written and performed by a brand new cast of some of the most up and coming comedians in NYC.

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Fresh Baked

Saturday 10/15 – Saturday 12/17

Fresh (adjective): having original strength, vigor, quality, taste, etc. Colloquially: a term to describe that which is good, stylish, and attractive. All acts in the FRESH BAKED variety show meet these qualifications. They’re also hot and funny and you definitely want to see them perform.

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POP-UPlar Improv Jam

Saturday 10/15 – Friday 10/28

Join Mac and Liv Saturday nights for a laid back montage style jam!
 
$10 CASH
DOORS OPEN @ 11:15pm
NO ENTRIES AFTER 12:00AM
MAX CAPACITY: 58 First Come, First Serve

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Comic Sans has been blessing the NYU community with laughter since 2014. In 2017 Comic Sans was voted the most hated font in the world. Unlike the font Comic Sans the group is universally loved. Comics Sans writes and performs sketch comedy several times a semester both on and off campus! Alumni have gone on to work on shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and The Late Show with Seth Meyers!  

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Women. Non-binary folks. Jokes. GOLD Comedy is stepping out from behind their screens and joining the New York scene to debut their brand new GOLD digital productions teams! This show will feature digital shorts, live sketches, and some of NYC's hottest standup comics. It'll be like combining a slumber party with a bachelorette party and an open casket funeral for your least favorite aunt! Sounds fun!

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15 Minutes Away

Saturday 10/22 – Saturday 12/17

15 Minutes Away is about to be New York City's premiere sketch team. Out of the ashes of UCB, BoogieManja, and the pandemic; this team is a mashup of some of the best actors and writers in the sketch scene.

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Late Night with a Foolish Boy

Saturday 10/22 – Friday 12/2

Too late for coffee, but not too late for comedy! Join Jake Joseph for some late night laughs as he hosts 'Late Night With a Foolish Boy.' This fully improvised show will feature a cast full of PITizens you know and love! So what are you waiting for? Stop by for some late night bits and goofs!

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Common Ground Sketch

Sunday 10/23 – Friday 12/9

Common Ground is a sketch team who recently found out they have nothing in common. Join them on their quest to relate to each other through shared hopes, dreams and maybe even... love?

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A Dream Come True…

Thursday 10/27 7:00 pm

NYC Comedian Sunny Outlaw dives into his personal story of growing up as a first generation Indian American and the struggles of trying to become the world's next great Comic! Expect Stand Up Comedy with theatrical elements.

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Get ready to scheme and scream at this Rock the Bells Comedy Halloween bashment party! Costume or naw it's guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, scream and whine ya body. One night only filled with some of NY's hottest talents in these comedy and musical streets.

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The Sober Show

Sunday 11/6 7:00 pm

A variety comedy show hosted by PIT instructor Patrick McCartney that celebrates laughter while living in recovery from alcoholism and addiction. Stand up, Improv, storytelling and more!

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Girl Theory

Saturday 11/12 9:00 pm

This sketch/stand-up variety spectacular finally answers the question, “why is being funny an attractive quality for men to have, but a threatening quality for women?” by giving the hottest and most threatening women in New York City the platform they deserve. No boys allowed, except in the audience where they belong <3

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Awkward Family Dinner

Saturday 11/19 – Friday 12/2

A fully improvised 45 minute play that brings the audience to witness the most awkward of family dinners.

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