The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Broad and Spruce streets, Philadelphia, will host a standup comedy contest June 16 in the center’s Commonwealth Plaza to celebrate Jerry Seinfeld’s performances which are scheduled for June 19 and 20 at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.
Contestants may sign up at 5:15 p.m., and the contest will be held from 6 to 7:15 p.m. The first 75 people to sign up will take the stage to perform one minute of their favorite Seinfeld bit for the chance to win a prize.
Participants will be judged on dress, delivery, comedic timing and choice of material.
Contest will also award prizes for winners of: Seinfeld trivia and best character lookalike.
Prizes include: First, four tickets to see Seinfeld at the Academy of Music and a $200 gift card for Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse; second, four tickets and a $50 gift card to Helium Comedy Club; third, intern at Kramerica Industries; and fourth two tickets to “Spring Awakening” at the Academy of Music June 23.
For contest information, visit http://www.kimmelcenter.org/mail/yadayada.html.For tickets to Seinfeld’s performances, call (215) 893-1999 or visit