Crime of the Hour is a true crime-themed comedy improv show. The host, Abby, reports the facts of a famous crime standup style and improv comics use those facts to create original scenes. Every show covers a different crime; meaning no two shows are alike! Crimes are selected based on the festival or venue location. We want to tell your local crime story with a comic twist!


In a World Without Heroes there are a few featured players


Abby Deely

Bio: Abby Deely, the host, is an NYC based comic. She has traveled globally doing comedy but is most at home on a small stage at a cool bar where no one knows a comedy show is happening.

Perfect murder: It is all about the randomness. If I had to commit a murder, I’d kill a strange at a distance and wonder away.

Franco Danger

Franco Danger, improviser, is a Stand up comedian and improviser
from New Jersey. He has performed at clubs and colleges all over the world!
Perfect Murder: I’d buried the body next to someone’s casket because no one
ever checks the cemetery for a fresh one.



Angelique is a comedian who keeps you on your toes. Whether it’s
with her array of characters or her quick improv skills she is always a delight who isn’t afraid to surprise with an unexpected twist or turn.
Perfect murder: Angelique would NOT get away with murder. She’s far too disorganized and obsessed with germ avoidance.

Shafer Ward

Shafer is a staple of the New Jersey comedy scene. He has
performed internationally and is known as the producer of Escaping Trump’s America at the Edinburgh Fringe for two years.
Perfect Murder: “bump” into someone close to a train


Kate Nichols

Kate Nichols is a comedian who performs stand-up, improv, sketch and storytelling. With the help of her ferocious wit she can charm any crowd with her “laugh out loud” truths. Perfect Murder: To get away with murder she would completely change her identity by finally learning how to do that contouring makeup thing that makes you look totally different.



Show Dates

Our New Home is The PIT Underground!

January 24th at 9:30 - Jeffrey Dahmer

February 28th at 10:30 - Casey Anthony

More dates to come! 


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