Throughout the year the PIT is home to several comedy festivals including NYC SketchFest, NYC’s premier sketch comedy festival.


March Madness: An Improv Tournament Battle Royale!

Qualifier Schedule:

Qualifier #1-SAT Jan 21st @7pm: Help Me I’m Drowning **Winner VS Used Goods

Qualifier #2-SAT Jan 21st @8:30pm: About Time **Winner VS Princess Bleach

Qualifier #3-SAT Jan 28th @7pm: Battle Scrabble VS Phone Tag **Winner

Qualifier #4-SAT Jan 28th @8:30pm: Baby Bumper Cars **Winner VS Slim Pigeons

Qualifier #5-SAT Feb 4th @7pm: Code Name: Calamari **Winner VS Mosh Squad

Qualifier #6-SAT Feb 4th @8:30pm: If You Wanted Me to Write… **Winner VS Sunny & Mike Hour

Qualifier #7-SAT Feb 11th @7pm: Double D VS Sean & Drew **Winner

Qualifier #8-SAT Feb 11th @8:30pm: Emails From Hawaii **Winner VS Space Station Awesome

Qualifier #9-SAT Feb 18th @7pm: Jonkers** Winner VS Carney & Cruz

Qualifier #10-SAT Feb 18th @8:30pm: Candle & Lantern**Winner VS Team Madonna

Qualifier #11-SAT 2/25 @7pm: Loser Boy**Winner VS South Paw

Qualifier #12-SAT 2/25 @8:30pm: Soup of the Day VS Bjjorks**Winner

Qualifier #13-SAT 3/4 @7pm: Not Your Average Slumber Party**Winner VS Team of Dream

Qualifier #14-SAT 3/4 @8:30pm: Tiny Idea VS Table For Three**Winner

Qualifier #15-SAT 3/11 @7pm: Bizzo VS Skip Intro

Qualifier #16-SAT 3/11 @8:30pm: Choking Hazard VS Jericho

March Madness Tournament: March 14-18th, 2023


Submissions are now open for the 9th Annual Solocom NYC! The festival will run from Thurs. 3/23 – Sun. 3/26. 

Click here to submit. 

Solocom NYC is your chance to follow the fear, take the leap, and perform your original solo performance piece in front of an audience, either IRL or online.

Brand new solo performers, experienced solo performers, and everyone in between, are welcome. 

Had the worst year of your life? Experienced a major milestone? Just need to get something off your chest? Solocom 2023 is your opportunity to make art out of it.