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Jams & Open Mics

Have you ever wanted to perform at the PIT? Well here’s your chance! No experience is necessary to attend a jam or open mic!

Are you a Stand Up? Look at our Open Mics!

Are you an Improviser? Check out the Jams!

How much does it cost?
PIT Students w/valid and current PIT ID:
$3
General: $5 (for 5 minutes)
(cash only, pricing is for both audience and participants)

How do I sign up?
Open Mics:
The list goes out an hour before the mic begins. Sign up directly at the box office. First come, first served. Most mics cap at 16.
Jams: Purchase your ticket directly at the box office and drop your name in the bucket when doors open!

There is no online registration. Simply show up!

 

OPEN MICS

Mondays

2:00pm Pioneers Bar (138 W 29th St)
6:00pm The PIT (123 E 24th St)
 8:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)
9pm The PIT (123 E 24th St) – An open mic for all artists! Comedy, Dance, Music, All Arts!

Tuesdays

6:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)
8:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)

Wednesdays

2:00pm Pioneers Bar (138 W 29th St)
10:30pm  The PIT Loft (Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month!)
 

Thursdays

6:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)
6:30pm  The PIT Ladies only! (123 E 24th St)
8:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)

Fridays

6:00pm  The PIT (123 E 24th St)

Saturdays

4:00pm Rhett Sever’s Tumbleweed Connection

The PIT  (123 E 24th St)

Sundays

2:00pm Pioneers Bar (138 W 29th St)
5:30pm
Is this Funny?

The PIT  (123 E 24th St)

9:00pm
The Workshop Mic

Get feedback and workshop your material!

The PIT  (123 E 24th St)

 

 

 

Let’s Jam!

Mondays

6:00pm
Monday Madness Jam!

Kick off MANIC MONDAY with a FREE Improv Jam! Hosted by house team member Willem Brian Smith every Monday in The Underground.

10:30pm
Exorcise Your Demons: A Character Jam

Come on out and unleash your demons, we mean characters within. 3-5 minute character monologues from everyone who signs up. Every Monday at The PIT Loft!

Tuesdays

6:00pm
Diversity Jam

A fun, collaborative jam that embraces all folks in the comedy community. 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at The PIT Loft!

 6:00pm
Lady Jam

A jam by female-identifying hosts for female-identifying and non-binary performers! Hone your skills in a supportive, intimate environment with like-minded folks. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at The PIT Loft!

 10:30pm
The After “Classy” Jam

The best way to answer the question “what did you learn in class today?” Come to our After “Classy” Jam every Tuesday at The PIT Loft to show off your newfound skills in style!

Wednesdays

 6:00pm
Recess Improv Jam 

Relive your schoolyard days by jumping into the Recess Jam! Save your lunch money for Taco Tuesday, because this jam is totally FREE! Every Wednesday in The Underground! *FREE as part of our SFW series

 11:00pm
Base Jam

Our Base Jam every Wednesday in The Underground is the perfect (free) way to end your evening. Fine-tune your skills and learn from our experienced house team members in this low key, intimate jam! *FREE as part of our SFW series

 

Thursdays

6:00pm
Chance Encounters Improv Jam

Improv, but even less predictable. You never know what will happen at our Chance Encounters Jam because a dice roll will determine the number of people on stage. Thursdays at 6pm at The PIT Loft! 

 10:30pm
TAC Improv Jam

Having to wait a whole week for your next improv class is a major bummer. Get un-bummered by bringing your class to the TAC jam! Perform as a class (with your instructor!) and meet other PIT classes! Every Thursday at 10:30pm at The PIT Loft!

Fridays

6:30pm
Happy Hour Improv Jam

Kick off your weekend the best way we know how–A WHOLE BUNCH OF IMPROV! Grab a cocktail or mocktail from the bar and head downstairs to The PIT Underground for an upbeat, fast-paced jam that’s sure to be a highlight of your week.

Saturdays

5:30pm
OFF TOP!: The Jam

The PIT Underground hosted by Ray Morency & David Rey Martinez. Come perform improv/freestyle in The PIT’s only Hip-Hop inspired jam. Every 1st and 3rd Saturday!