COMEDY NEWS COVERAGE


WHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE? to Return to The Grand in Brooklyn This Month WHAT'S YOUR DAMAGE? to Return to The Grand in Brooklyn This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Every month Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, 'What, exactly, is your damage?'... (more...)
Busey-Hamlet Parody Hit Returns to The People's Improv Theater with New Title Busey-Hamlet Parody Hit Returns to The People's Improv Theater with New Title
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Following this summer's critically acclaimed run at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and in the footsteps of Gary Busey's recent Off-Broadway Perfect Crime debut, the formerly titled Gary Busey's One-Man Hamlet returns to The PIT Loft for two performances on January 9 & 10 as the newly minted David Carl... (more...)
GO RICKI to Return with First Show of 2017! GO RICKI to Return with First Show of 2017!
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2016

Back off my man and get ready for a big surprise on Thursday, January 12th at 9:00pm! 'Go Ricki' is a monthly stand up & storytelling show at QED Astoria with themes pulled from the ridiculous topics of 'The Ricki Lake Show'.... (more...)
BATS Improv Announces New Year's Eve Special BATS Improv Announces New Year's Eve Special
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Join BATS Improv for a magical night of improvised theatre that's sure to capture ones heart as well as their imagination. Bring friends, family, or that special someone and kick-off 2017 with a night of deep belly laughs and unbridled joy!  ... (more...)
Carolines on Broadway Invites Revelers to Laugh in the New Year in the Heart of Times Square Carolines on Broadway Invites Revelers to Laugh in the New Year in the Heart of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Carolines on Broadway is inviting revelers to laugh in the New Year in the heart of Times Square when the comedy hotspot presents its annual New Year's Eve Spectacular on Saturday, December 31, with shows at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Streets, in New York City.... (more...)
bergenPAC to Welcome Mike Epps This December bergenPAC to Welcome Mike Epps This December
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Mike Epps Today, December 8, 2016 at 8PM.... (more...)
GO RICKI to Return with 'Ho Ho Ho Holiday Show' Featuring Champagne, Brice, Joseph & Mayr GO RICKI to Return with 'Ho Ho Ho Holiday Show' Featuring Champagne, Brice, Joseph & Mayr
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2016

Yo, ho! Back off my man and get ready for a big surprise this Today, December 8th at 9:00pm! 'Go Ricki' is a monthly stand up & storytelling show at QED Astoria with themes pulled from the ridiculous topics of 'The Ricki Lake Show'.... (more...)
Josh Blue to Headline Comedy Works Larimer Square This Month Josh Blue to Headline Comedy Works Larimer Square This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

Josh Blue will headline Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square from December 21 - 23, 2016.... (more...)
Bob Saget, Top Chef Masters and More to Bring COOL COMEDY - HOT CUISINE to NYC Bob Saget, Top Chef Masters and More to Bring COOL COMEDY - HOT CUISINE to NYC
by BWW News Desk - December 07, 2016

Bob Saget will host Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, the 12th Annual New York gala to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) on, Mon., December 12 at Carolines on Broadway. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined in the fundraising effort for this life-thre... (more...)
GO RICKI to Return with 'Ho Ho Ho Holiday Show' Featuring Champagne, Brice, Joseph & Mayr GO RICKI to Return with 'Ho Ho Ho Holiday Show' Featuring Champagne, Brice, Joseph & Mayr
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

Yo, ho! Back off my man and get ready for a big surprise this Thursday, December 8th at 9:00pm! 'Go Ricki' is a monthly stand up & storytelling show at QED Astoria with themes pulled from the ridiculous topics of 'The Ricki Lake Show'.... (more...)
Danny Pudi to Return to Chicago SketchFest with New Solo Show; 2017 Lineup Announced! Danny Pudi to Return to Chicago SketchFest with New Solo Show; 2017 Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

With a record-breaking year for submissions, SketchFest Founder Brian Posen is thrilled to announce the official line-up for the 16th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, taking place January 5 through 15, 2017, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Recent Cutbacks' KEVIN!!!!! Photo Flash: First Look at Recent Cutbacks' KEVIN!!!!!
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

Recent Cutbacks presents KEVIN!!!!!, its one-of-a-kind take on a holiday classic. Previews began December 1, 2016 at The Peoples Improv Theater's Striker Main Stage. This limited engagement runs through January 7, 2017.... (more...)
Make Comedy Great Again with UG! Comedy Show Make Comedy Great Again with UG! Comedy Show
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2016

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip NYC the East Village.... (more...)
Make Merry with The EDGE Improv This December at BPA Make Merry with The EDGE Improv This December at BPA
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2016

Make merry with The EDGE Improv this holiday season! Join The EDGE Improv for an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life.... (more...)
Wil Anderson to Visit Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square Wil Anderson to Visit Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

Wil Anderson is an award-winning comedian, television host, writer and podcaster from Australia.  His stand-up is a densely written, high-speed ride through one of the most wonderful comedic imaginations in the world.  Politics, pop and the personal come together in a Wil Anderson routine, always de... (more...)
Juston McKinney to Appear at Comedy Works South at the Landmark Juston McKinney to Appear at Comedy Works South at the Landmark
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

Juston McKinney uniquely worked his way into the comedy world after leaving his job as a deputy Sheriff in Maine. ... (more...)
ImprovBoston Welcomes Comedy Producer Kevin Quigley to its Mainstage Spotlight Series ImprovBoston Welcomes Comedy Producer Kevin Quigley to its Mainstage Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

Producer of Boston's roving comedic storytelling show, Wild Memory Nation, Kevin Quigley is full of entertaining stories. He'll join the ImprovBoston Mainstage cast on December 15th for memorable storytelling and hilarious improvised scenes.... (more...)
MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN' TIME: UNCUT LIVE Headed to Prudential Center in Newark MARTIN LAWRENCE DOIN' TIME: UNCUT LIVE Headed to Prudential Center in Newark
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

Comedian, actor, director and producer Martin Lawrence returns with his first stand-up tour in four years - DOIN' TIME: UNCUT LIVE - playing Newark's Prudential Center in his only area performance on Sunday, December 11 at 8 p.m. Lawrence has made a triumphant homecoming to the stand-up stage, wowin... (more...)
The Second City Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS The Second City Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS, an irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, will haunt the Toronto Centre for the Arts, this December 2-30, 2016.... (more...)
The Second City Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS The Second City Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS
by BWW News Desk - December 02, 2016

The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS, an irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, will haunt the Toronto Centre for the Arts, this December 2-30, 2016.... (more...)
Inaugurate the New Year with The EDGE Improv at BPA Inaugurate the New Year with The EDGE Improv at BPA
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

Join your friends and family at BPA for an evening of laughs on January 7, and inaugurate the New Year with The EDGE Improv.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Funnyman Gianmarco Soresi on His New Sketch Comedy Series, 'Matza Pizza,' Creative Freedom, and Why Our World Needs A Laugh Every Now and Then BWW Interview: Funnyman Gianmarco Soresi on His New Sketch Comedy Series, 'Matza Pizza,' Creative Freedom, and Why Our World Needs A Laugh Every Now and Then
by Courtney Savoia - December 01, 2016

NYC-based actor, stand-up comedian, and writer, Gianmarco Soresi, is leaving audiences in stitches once again with a new comedy sketch series, 'Matza Pizza' - his own creation with actor/producer Lindsay-Elizabeth Hand. With new videos each Monday, this highly entertaining series explores experien... (more...)
Geoff Grimwood Presents 'Fake Church Holiday Spectacular' This Month Geoff Grimwood Presents 'Fake Church Holiday Spectacular' This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

A rotating cast of comedians create a fake religious service of a fake religion on the spot based on YOUR suggestions.... (more...)
Comedy, Cabaret and More Coming Up This December with FRIGID New York Comedy, Cabaret and More Coming Up This December with FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - December 01, 2016

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade has announced its upcoming events at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater this December. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Comedian Liz Miele to Headline Today Night Laugh Lounge Series at The Garage Comedian Liz Miele to Headline Today Night Laugh Lounge Series at The Garage
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group presents comedian, Liz Miele, as part of BTG's Laugh Lounge Series, today, November 30 at 8pm at The Garage.... (more...)