Ron Funches, Gilbert Gottfried, Rob Schneider and More to Bring Laughs to Caroline's on Broadway This August
Carolines on Broadway announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of August 2014, highlighted by headliners Ron Funches, star of NBC's "Undateable," August 1 - 3; Donnell Rawlings, "Ashy Larry" from Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show" and from MTV2's "Guy Code," August 7 - 10; Gilbert Gottfried, from Sirius XM's "The Howard Stern Show," one night only, August 14; Todd Barry, from FX's "Louie" and his film "Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour," August 15 and 16; John Witherspoon, from the "Friday" films and Adult Swim's new comedy series "Black Jesus," August 21 - 24; and Rob Schneider, from NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and the films "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" and "Grown Ups," Labor Day Weekend, August 28 - 31.
Theme nights in August are The Sam & Joe Show, hosted by Sam Morril and Joe Machi, a finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing," on August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31; Desperation Tonight with Pat Dixon, a new weekly show featuring the best emerging new talent, special guest stars and live music, on August 4, 11, 18 and 25; Carolines Presents, featuring the best comedians from the Carolines roster, on August 5 and 7; Comics to Watch, a showcase featuring the country's best and brightest young comedians, on August 6, 12 and 27; Your Showcase of Showcases, featuring host Matt Ruby, on August 13; Three of a Kind, featuring Pete Davidson, Joe List and Kris Tinkle, on August 14; the Breakout Artist Comedy Series on August 19 (featuring Sarah Tollemache) and August 26 (featuring Emma Willmann); Ladies Night with Robyn Schall, hosted by Robyn Schall, on August 20; and Phil Hanley and Phriends, hosted by Phil Hanley, on August 21.
Other shows taking place at Carolines on Broadway in August are In Good Spirits with Matteo Lane, hosted by Matteo Lane and featuring Giulio Galloratti, Joe Machi and Emma Willmann, on August 6; Laundry Day: A Sketch Show, a new sketch comedy show featuring special guest Joe Machi, on August 13; Made in New York, with Giulio Galloratti and Ricky Velez, on August 27; and Deer Prom, with John McKeever and Tommy Pope and featuring Ryan Hamilton, on August 28.
Schedule subject to change. For show times, cover charges and more information visit www.carolines.com. Tickets can be purchased online through www.carolines.com. Reservations can be made by phone at 212.757.4100 or in person at the Carolines Box Office, located at 1626 Broadway between 49th and 50th Streets on the ground floor. The Carolines Box Office is open Sunday through Wednesday from 10 AM - 8 PM and Thursday through Saturday from 10 AM - 10 PM.
About Carolines on Broadway - Founded in 1982 by Caroline Hirsch, Carolines on Broadway is one of the country's most renowned and popular comedy venues and one of New York City's leading destinations for live entertainment. Carolines on Broadway first opened as a cabaret in New York's Chelsea neighborhood before expanding when the club moved its location to the South Street Seaport and became the home of the A&E Network's award-winning series "Carolines Comedy Hour." Now a cornerstone of the city's vibrant Times Square district, Carolines on Broadway continues to present comedy's biggest stars on the industry's most hallowed stage, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Carolines on Broadway also founded and produces the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), a weeklong festival that marked its tenth anniversary in November 2013. For more information on Carolines on Broadway, visit the club's website, www.carolines.com, or call the Box Office at 212.757.4100.
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