Sunday, August 18, 2013

New Website!

Hammerkatz has a new website!

Head over to

Friday, August 24, 2012


4 great opportunities to see Hammerkatz during NYU Welcome Week!

NYU Welcome Week Comedy!!! We will be performing with Pasadena Golf Club and Dangerbox improv in Kimmel 802! This show is for incoming freshmen only. 

Tuesday, August 28th at 12pm
Wednesday, August 29th at 2pm
Thursday, August 30th at 9pm

Also on Wednesday, you can check out Hammerkatz with NYU's premier acapella group The N'harmonics!!! Open to all NYU students!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

2012 Audition Info
Hammerkatz NYU Wants YOU!
·      Do you love writing and performing sketch comedy?
·      Do you want to meet new people?
·      Do you just love bits???

Then you should audition for Hammerkatz, NYU’s premiere sketch comedy group!

How do I audition? Everyone in Hammerkatz joins as a writer and performer, so to be eligible you must complete both parts of the audition.

Part 1, Performance Audition
Attend one of our Performance Auditions.
·         Thursday, September 6th at 8:30pm at Kimmel 802
·         Friday, September 7th at 8:30pm at Kimmel 802
·         Saturday, September 8th at 2pm at Kimmel 802

Part 2, Writing Sample
Email a writing sample to by 9pm on September 8thWhat’s can be in a writing sample? Below are some suggestions. You only need to include one of these examples, but include more if you think that will better represent you as a writer and what you think is funny. 
·         Sketches! One or a few, 1-5 pages each.
·         A short/funny play or script! No more than 7 pages.
·         A list of ideas for sketches!

Other things you should know about Auditions:
·         Performance auditions can take a while so be prepared to stay a couple of hours. Aka bring a book or sweet convo skills.
·         We provide you with scripts at our performance auditions, which you will perform in groups. No preparation necessary and no memorization required!
·         Don’t sweat having a super fancy or extensive writing sample, we just want to see what you think is funny!
·         Email if you have any other questions. Or check out!



Monday, August 29, 2011

HAMMERKATZ WANTS YOU! Audition Information


If you are interested in being part of the sketch comedy army, send a sample sketch* to before September 10th, and then come to one of our performance auditions which will be held September on Thursday the 8th 7-11 PM, Friday the 9th 6:30-11:30 PM, and Saturday the 10th 2-6:30 PM! We can't wait to meet you!

*If you've never written a sketch before, then send us a funny scene or short script or even just some ideas for sketches- we just wanna see how you write and what your sense of humor is!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

LAST SHOW EVER! This Saturday!

Hey everyone!

Our last all new, original sketch comedy show of the year is THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!

When: Saturday, April 23rd.
Two shows-- 9pm and 11pm

Where: Kimmel Center (Room 802, Shorin)
60 Washington Square South

As always, this show is 100% FREE.

This will be the LAST SHOW EVER for:
David Sidorov
Jeanna Phillips
Sean Ireland
Julia Nathan
Andy Zou
and Zach Webber

Come say your goodbyes and laugh/cry with us.


Friday, April 08, 2011

Skirball Summer Countdown and more

Hey! You!

We will be performing THIS SUNDAY NIGHT at the Skirball Center at NYU!

What: Skirball Summer Countdown featuring Axis of Awesome, Drink Up Buttercup, and Hammerkatz (Us!)

When: This Sunday, April 10th at 8pm!

Where: Skirball Center
566 Laguardia Place (at Wash. Sq. South)

$15 in advance, $18 day of the show.

This is going to be an awesome show with two other awesome groups in an awesome space. It should be fun.

Here's more info:


HammerkatzNYU's last show of the year will be on Saturday, April 23rd! At Kimmel! 2 shows, 9pm and 11pm!

DON'T GO HOME FOR EASTER! This is a show you won't want to miss. It will be the LAST SHOW EVER for David Sidorov, Jeanna Phillips, Sean Ireland, Julia Nathan, Andy Zou, and Zach Webber.


Tuesday, March 22, 2011

BACKYARD BRAWL this Friday! And more!

We will be defending our title THIS FRIDAY night at UCB's monthly sketch competition, Backyard Brawl!

WHEN: This Friday, March 25th at MIDNIGHT
WHERE: Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
(307 W. 26th st, near 8th ave)

$5, cheap beer.

Huge thanks to everyone who came out to support us last month. We love you all. This week we will be going head to head with ATOMIC AGE and we want you to be there again!

This is a competition based on audience votes, so it would mean a lot to us if you came out. It's going to be a showdown of epic proportions and a night of sketch comedy you won't want to miss.

Click HERE to make reservations

But wait, there's more...

WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA HammerkatzNYU fans!

We will be performing in George Washington University's Comedy Festival, SLATE, this Saturday night!

WHEN: Saturday, March 26th, 8:30pm
WHERE: Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC

It's gonna be a really fun show with a lot of great groups, so definitely come check it out if you're in the area.

Stay tuned for more shows coming up throughout April.