Tickets on Sale for PIF 13

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Phoenix – Feb 17, 2014 – The Phoenix Improv Festival (PIF) is pleased to announce that tickets are available to purchase for this year’s event, which will be held April 17-19, 2014 at The Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix. Now in its 13th year, the Festival is an opportunity to see the best improvisational talent from across the country, including performers from Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston, Minneapolis and more, as well as Arizona’s hometown favorites. Show times are:


Thursday, April 17th at 7 p.m.

Tickets: $10

Arizona Showcase — All performing teams are based in Arizona. This is a marathon-style show with performances every 20 minutes until 11 p.m. — a single ticket allows admission for the entire evening.


Friday, April 18th at 7 p.m.

Tickets: $15


Saturday, April 19th at 5 p.m.

Tickets: $10

Matinee — All-ages welcome.


Saturday, April 19th at 7 p.m.

Tickets: $15


Discounts: Friday and Saturday night tickets are only $12 for seniors, students and military with valid ID.

Tickets will be available through the Herberger Theater Box Office, in person or by phone at (602) 252-8497. Tickets may also be purchased online at or; online ordering fees apply.

For a full performance schedule, please visit

Media passes and press kits may be requested by contacting Angelie Meehan at


About the Festival


The 13th Annual Phoenix Improv Festival (PIF) will be held April 17-19, 2014 at The Herberger Theater Center, Stage West, located at 222 East Monroe in downtown Phoenix.

The Phoenix Improv Festival debuted in 2002, and in its inaugural year featured three local Phoenix troupes. Previous festivals featured troupes from around the country, including performers from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Salt Lake City, Miami and Detroit, as well as troupes from all over the state of Arizona.

Alumni performers include: Mark Sutton and Joe Bill from Chicago’s Annoyance Theatre and The Second City; Jack McBrayer from NBC’s “30 Rock;” “The Sonic Guys” T.J. Jagadowski and Pete Grosz; Stephnie Weir from “Mad TV;” Matthew Lillard from “Scooby Doo;” Dan Bakkedahl from “Legit;” Craig Cackowski from “Drunk History;” and Matt Jones from “Breaking Bad”

The Festival is produced by CareFree Write Productions (CFWP), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. This organization looks to serve as a support network for developing local artists, an educational resource for the community, and as an integral part of Phoenix’s growing cultural movement.