Philadelphia, PA - CSz Philly is going to host its yearly ComedySportz World Championship this summer in Philadelphia. On July 30 with teams coming from around the United States and the United Kingdom. Teams will meet up in Philadelphia for a week of workshops along with a few improv “matches” at Philly's Wilma Theater.
The Championship matches will start on July 25, 2019, to July 27, 2019. With the opening ceremony and parade held on Thursday, July 25, starting with a comedy match between New York and Philadelphia, followed by San Jose and Houston. On Friday, July 26, Milwaukee is going to take on Columbus, Twin Cities vs. Boise, Manchester vs. Philadelphia, followed by Indianapolis vs. St Louis. Saturday, July 27 is going to be Chicago vs. Boston, then Sacramento vs. Richmond, accompanied by the final championship match between the two funniest teams.
“We are thrilled to host ComedySportz World Championship in Philadelphia. Not only do we get to show off the city of Philadelphia to our colleagues, but we also get to show off their comedic talent with Philly audiences. Loyal fans of ComedySportz are going to love seeing their favorite games played with a regional twist by other cities. New fans are going to get a high-energy introduction to some of the best comedic talents in the country, playing one of the longest running shows in the country.” - Don Monterey, Executive Director of ComedySportz Philadelphia
Each of the matches will take place at Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater, situated at 265 S. Broad Street on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts. ComedySportz matches are generally family-friendly, making it a good event for the whole family. With a portion of the profits helping to support Big Brothers Big Sisters, a non-profit organization helping kids achieve their ultimate potential via professionally assisted, constant interactions with volunteer mentors.
For more than 25 years, ComedySportz Philadelphia offers entertaining fans some of the fastest and funniest forms of improv comedy ever seen. With parallels to shows such as Whose Line Is It Anyway? A referee conducts the experience, calling the fouls and trying to keep the match moving at an intense tempo.