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Laugh Your Way Into 2017 with Rich Vos and More at Ridgefield Playhouse Laugh Your Way Into 2017 with Rich Vos and More at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

Laugh your way into 2017 with A Night of Comedy Headliners today, January 21 at 8pm.... (more...)
The Groundlings Announce New Sunday Show and the Return of THE GROUNDLINGS HOOK-UP APP The Groundlings Announce New Sunday Show and the Return of THE GROUNDLINGS HOOK-UP APP
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2017

Your New Year will soon be full of laughs thanks to The Groundlings Theatre's line-up of shows on Fridays, Todays and Sundays with the return of “Groundlings Hook-up App” and new show “What Happens in Sunday Stays in Sunday.”  The always hilarious Groundlings, Los Angeles' premiere comedy troupe of ... (more...)
NO NAME... & A BAG O'CHIPS Comedy Shows to Welcome Miguel Dalmau and More This Month NO NAME... & A BAG O'CHIPS Comedy Shows to Welcome Miguel Dalmau and More This Month
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

'No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer Eric Vetter recently announced two January 2017 shows at Otto's in Manhattan.... (more...)
Henry Koperski to Host Cabaret for Comedians on Inauguration Night at UCB East Henry Koperski to Host Cabaret for Comedians on Inauguration Night at UCB East
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

Henry Koperski has assembled a group of beloved NYC comedians to perform at UCB East the night of the inauguration.... (more...)
Laugh Your Pants Off with SKINPROV at The Annoyance Theater Laugh Your Pants Off with SKINPROV at The Annoyance Theater
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

There is a brand new show hitting the Annoyance stage this month, and it's a doozie! 'Skinprov' premiers Saturday, January 28th, at 11:30pm and will continue to impress undressed on the fourth Saturday of every month.... (more...)
Transplants Comedy Show at QED Next Month Transplants Comedy Show at QED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

Transplants Comedy Show by stand up comics who are not New Yorkers telling jokes about NYC and their hometowns. ... (more...)
Comedian Gad Elmaleh Makes Network Standup Debut on THE LATE SHOW; Preps for U.S. Tour Comedian Gad Elmaleh Makes Network Standup Debut on THE LATE SHOW; Preps for U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2017

Gad Elmaleh stopped by CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to perform material from his acclaimed English-language stand up show, Oh My Gad, which he'll bring to theaters across America, beginning in January.... (more...)
TOsketchfest Presents The Rumoli Brothers, Dance Animal, Flo & Joan and More TOsketchfest Presents The Rumoli Brothers, Dance Animal, Flo & Joan and More
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) today announces the first wave of programming with highlights from the Festival Series. TOsketchfestwill host over 60 sketch comedy acts from across North America, March 1-12, 2017 at The Theatre Centre, Comedy Bar and The Drake Underground. ... (more...)
NYC Comedian's New Book 'TOLERABLE CONSPIRACIES' Finds Silver Linings Behind Popular Theories NYC Comedian's New Book 'TOLERABLE CONSPIRACIES' Finds Silver Linings Behind Popular Theories
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

Are contrails a covert aerial poisoning program, or are they actually a governmental warning to potential alien threats? Was JFK assassinated by operatives within his own government or had he secretly gone mad was eliminated for the safety of the world?... (more...)
AMY SNOWDEN AND FRIENDS to Headline Comedy Central Stages This Week AMY SNOWDEN AND FRIENDS to Headline Comedy Central Stages This Week
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

Kuker & Lee present Amy Snowden & Friends at the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson (6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 60038) today, January 18th at 8 PM.... (more...)
Comedian Jay Mohr brings Mohr Funny Stories to Flappers Comedy Club Comedian Jay Mohr brings Mohr Funny Stories to Flappers Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Actor, comedian, and sports enthusiast Jay Mohr will bring his unique take on showbiz, comedy, and life to Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant in Downtown Burbank on Friday, January 27 at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM, and Saturday, January 28 at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM.... (more...)
Kathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale Friday Kathy Griffin's Fall 'CELEBRITY RUN-IN' Tour Stop at bergenPAC on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: Kathy Griffin: Celebrity Run-In Tour-Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8PM.... (more...)
LOVE AIN'T NEVER GONNA Sets Theme, Guests for February Show at Annoyance LOVE AIN'T NEVER GONNA Sets Theme, Guests for February Show at Annoyance
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Love Ain't Never Gonna, the love-themed recurring comedy show performed at Williamsburg's Annoyance Theatre NY, has announced that their February performance, 'Mischief,' will feature Jo Firestone ('The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon') and Brett Davis ('The Special Without Brett Davis'). February's ... (more...)
Women in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety Show Women in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

While men have been in the national comedy scene spotlight for decades, the folks at the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) and ImprovBoston stay committed to showcasing the extraordinary contributions of women right here in Boston... (more...)
AMY SNOWDEN AND FRIENDS to Headline Comedy Central Stages This Week AMY SNOWDEN AND FRIENDS to Headline Comedy Central Stages This Week
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Kuker & Lee present Amy Snowden & Friends at the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson (6539 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 60038) on Wednesday, January 18th at 8 PM.... (more...)
SO INTO IT: BOY BANDS to Return to UCB East Next Month SO INTO IT: BOY BANDS to Return to UCB East Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Join Damian Bellino and Anne Rodeman for So Into It: BOY BANDS on Tuesday, February 7th at 8 PM at UCB East. ... (more...)
Henry Koperski to Host Cabaret for Comedians on Inauguration Night at UCB East Henry Koperski to Host Cabaret for Comedians on Inauguration Night at UCB East
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Henry Koperski has assembled a group of beloved NYC comedians to perform at UCB East the night of the inauguration.... (more...)
Raue Center's 'Artful Women' Series to Welcome Andrea Darlas & Patti Vasquez Raue Center's 'Artful Women' Series to Welcome Andrea Darlas & Patti Vasquez
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Raue Center's Artful Women is excited to welcome award-winning radio and television news anchor and reporter, Andrea Darlas, and radio show host and stand-up comedian, Patti Vasquez! Darlas and Vasquez will sit down to discuss 'Women in Broadcasting and Comedy' at 3 p.m. on February 19, 2017.... (more...)
Grant Lindahl Presents Latest Comedy Stunt Show ART SCHOOL ACID DROPOUT Grant Lindahl Presents Latest Comedy Stunt Show ART SCHOOL ACID DROPOUT
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2017

Grant Lindahl is a world renowned visual artist who has recently been banned from MoMA PS1 for being too extreme. Every month he hosts an interactive comedy show at the Creek and the Cave in LIC Queens. Grant opens each show with a Chris Burden esque performance piece , past stunts include getting t... (more...)
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Expose Themselves in EPIX Original Comedy Special SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Expose Themselves in EPIX Original Comedy Special SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

From the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, premium TV network EPIX® announced today that its next Original Comedy Special will showcase Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally's unique stage production Summer of 69: No Apostrophe. The one-hour special will be filmed tonight at The Barclay in... (more...)
Spring Day to Bring HELP! I'VE FALLEN IN LOVE AND I CAN'T GET UP! to The PIT Loft Spring Day to Bring HELP! I'VE FALLEN IN LOVE AND I CAN'T GET UP! to The PIT Loft
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

Two little cripples sitting in a tree k-i-s-s-Wait! How did two cripples get up a tree? Come and see Spring Day (her real name!), voted Brooklyn's Best Comedian 2016 and Smart Comedy Award winner, tell true tales of a spastic Sid and Nancy.... (more...)
Uproar Entertainment Releases New Stand Up Comedy CD 'Chillennial' by Feraz Ozel, Uniquely Hilarious, Passionate and Brilliant Uproar Entertainment Releases New Stand Up Comedy CD 'Chillennial' by Feraz Ozel, Uniquely Hilarious, Passionate and Brilliant
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Feraz Ozel, a 'brown' comedian, is a light-hearted performer driven by passion, and intelligence, says Uproar Entertainment. His is a diverse and energetic brand of insightful comedy that connects with people from all walks of life. He prides himself on putting on a show that will make you laugh til... (more...)
GUYS WE F@#KED Set for Comedy Works Downtown Next Week GUYS WE F@#KED Set for Comedy Works Downtown Next Week
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Guys We F@#ked: The Experience is set for Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square on January 16 (second show added!).... (more...)
BPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER Set for Next Month BPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER Set for Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Get the first last laugh at BPA's 1st Annual LAST COMEDY SHOW EVER. The event headlines four of the top touring comedians in the USA in performances spanning two nights at BPA.... (more...)
The Second City to Open New 'e.t.c. Revue' This January The Second City to Open New 'e.t.c. Revue' This January
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The Second City has announced the opening of its 41st e.t.c. Revue, Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno. A Grand Opening is scheduled for Today, January 13 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)