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Death and Taxes presents: Imitation Crab

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

From the comedy duo Death and Taxes comes Imitation Crab: It’s not what you think it’s going to be, but it’s exactly what you expect.

Sunday, November 6th @ 6:30 PM
Friday, November 11th @ 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 12th @ 10:00 PM
Tickets: http://bit.ly/ImitationCrab

Show Description Imitation Crab is the second full length sketch show written and performed by Death and Taxes. The show is a silly exploration of existential dread.

Featuring Written and performed by Chris Allen and Graham Downing

Producer bio Death and Taxes consists of Chris Allen and Graham Downing. The two met at Jet City Improv in Seattle and have been working together for about ten years. They are based in Seattle and perform improv and sketch comedy around the country.

Wisecrack

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Wisecrack

Saturday, September 24th @ 8:30pm
Tickets: http://bit.ly/WisecrackPocket

Show Description Welcome to WISECRACK, a showcase of Seattle’s most daring wits and subversive side-splitters. They’ll tickle your funny bone AND your frontal lobes.

Featuring Produced by Val Nigro

Producer bio – Val Nigro is a Seattle-based comic, writer, and herstory buff. Recent comedy highlights include Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, The Comedy Womb Presents: Cameron Esposito, and the 2015 Comedy Womb Tour.

Drunk Vs. High

You think you’re funnier when you’re drunk?
or maybe when you’re hiiiiIIIIIIIIGGH?

Well so do these two teams!
One group will drink deep from the well of Booze, whilst the other rides the green train. Then they’ll do their best to entertain you. You pick who’s funniest…

You could imbibe too… no pressure. Enjoy!

But please drink (and smoke) responsibly!

Make sure to get your tickets as this show will sell out.
Tickets: $10 online
Tickets: http://bit.ly/DrunkHighImprov

SketchFest Seattle 2016 – Local Showcase

IT’S THE FUNNIEST TIME OF THE YEAR!

The weather is turning. The days are shortening. Fall is settling in and winter is coming. You need to laugh. Not like a polite chuckle, either. We’re talking gut busting belly laughs from the best sketch comedy groups in Seattle and from across the country. Enter SketchFest!
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Sponsored by: Sidecar, 4 Culture, Office of Arts & Culture, Pabst Blue Ribbon, SubPop Records, Theo Chocolate, and City Arts Magazine.
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Get the full schedule here: http://www.sketchfest.org/tickets2016/

Get SketchFest merch here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/SketchFest
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Every year SketchFest Seattle pairs the best local groups with the funniest folks from around the continent. This year’s festival is bringing talent from Los Angeles, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Montreal!

LOCAL SHOWCASE PERFORMERS:

September 15, 7p @ The Pocket Theater
Matt Hatfield tix: http://bit.ly/MattHatfieldSF16
Death and Taxes tix: http://bit.ly/DeathandTaxesSF16
BEEF tix: http://bit.ly/BeefSF16

September 16, 7p @ The Pocket
Turbo Turkey Sketch and Improv Comedy tix: http://bit.ly/TTurkeySF16
Smat tix: http://bit.ly/SmatSF16
Jason & Spike tix: http://bit.ly/JasonSpikeSF16

September 16, 8:30p @ The Pocket
Generation Friends Comedy Arts Coalition tix: http://bit.ly/GenFriendsSF16
Super Famous tix: http://bit.ly/SuperFamSF16
Part Plant tix: http://bit.ly/PartPlantSF16

September 16, 10p @ The Pocket
Ian Schuelke tix: http://bit.ly/IanSF16
W.X.P.F.L. World Extreme Pencil Fighting League tix: http://bit.ly/WXPFLsf16
Princess tix: http://bit.ly/PrincessSF16

September 17, 7p @ Central Cinema
The 9th Annual SketchFest Comedy Film Challenge with special guests Day Job tix:http://bit.ly/SketchFilm

September 18, 5:30p @ The Pocket
Sleepover tix: http://bit.ly/SleepoverSF16
Drop the Root Beer and Run tix: http://bit.ly/RootBeerSF16
Tomato Tomato tix: http://bit.ly/TomatoSF16

September 22, 7p @ The Pocket
Deep Lez tix: http://bit.ly/DeepLezSF16
Stronger Than Love tix: http://bit.ly/StrongerSF16
Fifty Percent Less Bear tix: http://bit.ly/BearsSF16
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Candy Pants: The Return

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Chicago improv meets Seattle improv for a one-night only show.

Thursday, September 1st @ 9:15pm
Tickets: http://bit.ly/CandyReturn

Show Description You will see the return of Kat Wertzler and Eric Canan from Chicago. They will join Dan Finkel and Zak Nelson as Candypants is reunited for ONE NIGHT ONLY. Candypants plays in a rapid-fire, carefree, shoot from the hip style. You will see characters, movement and the general elation that comes from four good friends reuniting.

Featuring Kat Wertzler, Dan Finkel, Eric Canan, Zak Nelson

Producer bio Candypants is a silly name for an improv group featuring the talents of Daniel Finkel, Kat Wertzler, Eric Canan and Zak Nelson.

Super Famous

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Disbarred attorney Sweaty D” is tempted to sell out everyone who he knows in order to get back on top.

Saturday, July 16th @ 10:00pm
http://bit.ly/SuperFamouss

Show Description
Former attorney and full time train wreck, Sweaty D, has just been divorced, disbarred, and disgraced. He’s living and working out of his new office the men’s room at JoAnn Fabrics. Just when it looks like there’s no hope, he’s visited by a mysterious woman who offers him a way to get back on top for a price. Will he do the right thing or will he sell out everyone and everything he loves? Watch Sweaty D stumble toward his hilarious conclusion in Super Famous!

Featuring:
Randy Wood producer, writer, actor
Matt Hatfield actor
Jeff Nickels actor
Elana Martinez actor
Leah Corrine actor
Steve Murphy actor
Sara Nicolini actor

Producer Bio
You’ve never seen anything like Super Famous! Their variety style shows feature various hosts” such as ambitious sorority sisters, Kenzie and Chloe, to a super villain Skul-laytor and his hapless assistant, to the down-on-his luck lawyer Sweaty D. Super Famous combines ½ hour comedies with sketch and improv groups, musicians, and stand-up comics.

Jason and Spike

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Jason & Spike

Friday, July 8th @ 10:00pm
http://bit.ly/jasonandspike

Show Description
Only the hottest Jason & Spike content for the hungriest consumers. Get it first! Get it close to first! Get it sometime on July 8th at 10:00 PM.

Featuring
Jason Miller & Spike Friedman

With an opening set by
Clayton Weller & Sophie Lowenstein

Producer bio
Jason & Spike have performed a lot of places. Not all of them in Seattle. Not all of them in living rooms. Not all of them are easy to describe.

Drunk vs. High

You think you’re funnier when you’re drunk?
or maybe when you’re hiiiiIIIIIIIIGGH?

Well so do these two teams!
One group will drink deep from the well of Booze, whilst the other rides the green train. Then they’ll do their best to entertain you. You pick who’s funniest…

You could imbibe too… no pressure. Enjoy!

Make sure to get your tickets as this show will sell out.
Tickets: $10 online
Tickets: http://bit.ly/IMdrunkVShigh

Please like our page to find out about future Drunk High Comedy

Designated Host: Cory Guebels

DRUNK Team: Douglas Willott, Jennifer Cargill, Casey Middaugh, Natasha Ransom, Samantha Demboski & Anthony Apodaca

HIGH Team: Britney Barber, Steve Lange, Matt Hatfield, Erin Plischke, Kayla Teel & Kinzie Shaw

FEELINGS

[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]

Tell us what we should cry about and we’ll eat dessert during.

Friday, June 17th @ 10:00pm
http://bit.ly/feelingsss

Show Description
Kinzie and Natasha invite you over to their place to cry, eat dessert, and worship Beyonce. FEELINGS is part satire, part painful realness, and all feminism. Bring your yoga pants and a bottle of whiskey, because it’s about to get real.

Featuring
Kinzie Shaw
Natasha Ransom

Producer bio
We have performed at the Seattle Festival of Improvised Theatre, Unexpected Productions, Comedy Sportz, The Ballard Underground, and the Pocket Theatre. Kinzie Shaw is a company member of Unexpected Productions, and Natasha Ransom is a company member of Jet City Improv. They both perform regularly in long-form shows, such as What If” running through June at Jet City Improv! FEELINGS is performing at least 2 shows a month, every month of 2016!