Barbara Bush


Barbara Bush is an all-female sketch group of BFFs-slash-writers-slash-performers from Philadelphia. Barbara Bush is comprised of Jolie Darrow, Julia Hudson, Courtney Painter, Nicole Zeits, and head writer Shawna Stoltzfoos, and is directed by Jacquie Baker of The Flat Earth (“Best Newcomer,” 2016 Montreal Sketchfest) and The Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie (The A.V. Club).

Barbara Bush has performed at the Toronto Sketchfest, Montreal Sketchfest, Philly Sketchfest, Crossroads Comedy Festival, and the Peoples Improv Theater, and members of Barbara Bush have performed at the Chicago Sketchfest, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, and Charm City Comedy Festival. Barbara Bush performs regularly at venues across Philadelphia and its members are on sketch and improv house teams at the Philly Improv Theater (PHIT).


Fri 9/8 (9:30pm-11pm), Sketch Screening @ Cantina Royal
Sat 9/9 (6pm-7:30pm), Astronomy Club and Friends Improv and Sketch Show @ Hell Phone