10/29: Cavemen, Comedy and a Cause

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Michael and Michael: The hilarious Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black will be at the Troc tonight for an evening of laughs. Both comedians and actors and have done plenty of solo work. Showalter started on MTV as a part of the short-lived show, The State. He went on to become a correspondent for John Stewart on The Daily Show and scored his own comedy series on Collegehumor.com. Ian Black was also on The State and is known for his sarcastic pop culture facts on VH1’s I Love the 70s/80s/90s/New Millennium. Ian Black has also been featured on The Late Late Show, Robot Chicken, Crank Yankers and Reno 911!. Come see both performers tonight with your friends or family. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, $24, 8 p.m.

Adult Play Date: Tonight come to Sherman Mills in East Falls to dance, drink and support the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation’s annual fundraiser. The foundation is one of the most respected early childcare and education advocacy groups in the nation. Tickets will include dinner, drinks and plenty of dancing along with a silent art auction. Participate in a soul train-like stroll as you dance to R&B and soul music played by DJ Howard. Bring your friends and enjoy it all as you help local children. Sherman Mills, 3502 Scotts Lane, Philadelphia, Pa. 19129, $35-$175, 6:30 p.m.

Defend the Caveman: Come see the longest-running Off-Broadway show, Defending the Caveman tonight at the Kimmel Center. The hilarious play is a mix of history and humor about anthropology, psychology, sociology and mythology. Both men and women can relate to all topics discussed as they recognize themselves in each situation. Caveman has captured the hearts of millions in over 30 different countries. Come see what everyone’s raving about tonight. Defending the Caveman, Innovation Studio-Kimmel Center, 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, $47, 8 p.m.

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