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Photo Flash: Comic Sunda Croonquist Performs at 'Sisters Of Comedy' Showcase in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

Returning to the East coast for a rare visit, comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist joined a talented lineup of performers at the recent Sisters Of Comedy showcase in the Vintage Lounge at the Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan on August 12, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lisa Lampanelli in LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP at The Venetian
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2014

Comedy's reigning Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli performed at LIPSHTICK - THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP at The Venetian Las Vegas on Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9. The feisty female comic was in Las Vegas for two nights of shows at The Sands Showroom. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ophira Eisenberg and More Perform at July's NO NAME Comedy / Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2014

'No Name' Comedy / Variety Show brought their multicultural mix of music and comedy to the Williamsburg Music Center (WMC) on Friday, July 25, 2014. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Joy Behar, Jennifer Coolidge, Susie Essman and Anita Wise Preview LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2014

Emmy Award winner and talk show host Joy Behar, 2 BROKE GIRLS star and 'Stiffler's Mom' from AMERICAN PIE fame Jennifer Coolidge, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM's Susie Essman, and Anita Wise came out for a special preview of The Venetian Las Vegas' LIPSHTICK: THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP tonight at LAVO New York. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Wendy Williams Celebrates Opening Night of LIPSHTICK World Premiere at The Venetian
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2014

LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND-UP celebrated its world-premiere at The Venetian Las Vegas Friday, July 11 with headliner Wendy Williams. The media maven packed The Sands Showroom with a sold-out house in her first-ever stand-up performance. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Carl Unegbu Visits COMEDY UNDER ATTACK Book Signing in Harlem
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014 managing editor Carl Unegbu recently visited Harlem's Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, where he presented a reading and signing event for his recently published book 'Comedy Under Attack: The Golden Age & the Headwinds.' Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Jimmy Kimmel and More in 'An Evening With Dave Rice' Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Acclaimed TV personality and longtime Las Vegas resident, Jimmy Kimmel, partnered with University of Las Vegas, Nevada Runnin' Rebels Head Coach Dave Rice and his wife, Mindy, to host the third annual “An Evening with Dave Rice” gala yesterday evening inside the MGM Grand Conference Center. The upscale event benefitted the Dave Rice Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and support of health initiatives including developmental disorders such as Autism and other charitable causes throughout Southern Nevada. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: No Name Comedy / Variety Show Celebrates Two Decades in NYC
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2014

No Name co-founder Eric Vetter celebrated two decades of producing 'NYC's Best Damn Comedy / Variety Show' on Wednesday, February 26th with a special anniversary show at The United Palace (UPCA) in Washington Heights. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Final Broadcast of NBC's LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON
by BWW Special Coverage - February 10, 2014

Below, check out photos from Fallon's final broadcast of LATE NIGHT, featuring Andy Samberg, The Muppets and musical guest Buckwheat Zydeco! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dean Edwards Performs at Gotham Comedy Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - January 19, 2014

This weekend, comic Dean Edwards of Saturday Night Live and MTV fame headline at Gotham Comedy Club in New York City, with Marion Grodin, Harris Stanton, and Rich Francese also on the bill. Check out photos from Edwards' performance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ellen DeGeneres in New OSCAR Promo Shots
by BWW Special Coverage - January 08, 2014

Television icon Ellen DeGeneres will return to host the Oscars® for a second time. Below, check out all-new promo shots for the upcoming live television event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Ross, Aziz Ansari & More in Variety's Power of Comedy Event
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2013

This past Saturday night, some of Hollywood's most talented comedians gathered at Variety's Power of Comedy Event Presented by Xbox One and benefitting The Noreen Fraser Foundation and their Men for Women Program, which uses humor to engage men to join the fight against women's cancers. The 4th annual celebration was held at The Avalon Hollywood and honored Jimmy Kimmel with Variety's Power of Comedy Award, in recognition for his remarkable contributions to comedy as the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning Jimmy Kimmel Live! Additional sponsors of the event included Amazon Studios, GUINNESS, Johnnie Walker, Skype and Unite4:Good. (more...)

Photo Flash: IMF Comedy Celebration Hosted by Ray Romano Featuring David Crosby
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2013

Last night, Ray Romano hosted the International Myeloma Foundation 7th Annual Comedy Celebration at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre & Club in Los Angeles benefiting the Peter Boyle Research Fund and supported the Black Swan Research Initiative (BSRI), a groundbreaking project to develop the first definitive cure for myeloma. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Team of ComedySportzBoston
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2013

ComedySportzBoston (CSz), the fast-paced, family-friendly improvisational comedy played as a sport, that's a hit in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York and Portland, - it is coming to Greater Boston. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays beginning October 18 and running through December 20, 2013 (November 8 (6pm) & 9 (5pm) are during the Boston Comedy Festival) at Davis Square Theatre, 255 Elm Street, Somerville. Doors open at 6:30pm and show begins at 7pm. Tickets only $18 - Group rates and special shows available. For tickets and information call (617) 426-1999 or visit Check out a first look below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rosanna Scotto Hosts Comediennes at the Friars Club to Benefit Same Sky
by Stephen Sorokoff - September 10, 2013

Hosted by Good Day New York's Rosanna Scotto, Top Comediennes performed at The Friars Club in NYC to Benefit Women Survivors of the Rwandan Genocide. The SHOP-SHMOOZE-LAUGH event benefited the fair-trade jewelry initiative of SAME SKY (founder Francine LeFrak), an organization that offers employment to women living with HIV/AIDS in Africa. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - 'Legends Football League' Stars Guest on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?
by TV News Desk - September 09, 2013

Don't miss the next episode of The CW's "WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?" airing Tuesday, September 17 at 8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) featuring guest stars Chloe Butler and Monique Gaxiola of the 'Legends Football League.' Get a sneak peek at the episode below! (more...)

Photo Flash: IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA Unveils 'Toxicology Reports'
by TV News Desk - September 06, 2013

FXX's IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA Season 8 is now available on Blu-ray and DVD. To celebrate the release, FXX has unveiled some hilarious character toxicology reports. Check them out below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Comedy and Much More at UC PAC
by Marina Kennedy - August 26, 2013

The 'Mixtape Comedy Show' was a hit at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RERUN PROJECT: EPISODE 1 at Peoples Improv Theater
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2013

The ReRun Project: where the Peoples Improv Theater treats classic rerun scripts with the respect they deserve. Honoring the good ones, screwing with the bad ones, and having a great time with the best TV of the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Created and directed by Guy Olivieri (Greenwich Village Follies) and co-produced by Ryan Duncan (Shrek, Altar Boyz), The ReRun Project: Episode 1 played the Mainstage at the PIT (Peoples Improv Theater) on June 30th, following a successful performance at the PIT in May. Scroll down for photos from the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: Comedian Anjelah Johnson Visits Jabbawockeez in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2013

On June 30, comedian Anjelah Johnson, joined by husband Manwell Reyes and singer Melissa Molinaro, went to the new Jabbawockeez show 'PRiSM' at Luxor Hotel and Casino. Scroll down for a photo of Johnson with the cast backstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Columbus Creative Industry Mixer by Roharik Productions
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2013

The Columbus Creative Industry Mixer is Central Ohio's largest creative networking event, bringing together the who's-who of the creative arena on one highly anticipated night. Roharik Productions, commercial photography and video production studio, hosted the 5th annual Mixer on Saturday, May 18th at 9PM. Check out some photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - 2013 CHICAGO WOMEN'S FUNNY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Stage 773, founder and producer of the popular Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, has announced the 2013 Chicago Women's Funny Festival, June 6 - 9. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at some of the acts below! (more...)

Pivot Multi-Arts Festival is Presented, 6/6 - 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Pivot Arts launches a new celebration of innovative theater, music and dance in unique and often historic spaces from June 6 – 22, 2013 throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods. The inaugural PIVOT MULTI-ARTS FESTIVAL answers the City's call for a reinvigorated Uptown Entertainment District by uniting artists, businesses and local organizations around multidisciplinary “pop-up” performances occurring in a former Vaudeville Theater, an at-one-time Charlie Chaplin film studio and other historic spaces throughout these communities. Tickets are now on sale, with a range of free events and no more than $15 per event. To purchase tickets, and for complete festival information, visit or call 773-609-0782. (more...)

BWW Reviews: More ROOM SERVICE at the Vagabond Players
by Nicole Reagan - May 02, 2013

You'll be calling for more ROOM SERVICE, as laughs abound in this slapstick comedy now at the Vagabond Players in Baltimore. (more...)

by Kristen Hirsch Montag - April 01, 2013

The four cast members come out the winners in this roast of cheating and the cheating cheaters who cheat with honest, straight-forward, biting satire and a little (?) visual gag for good measure. (more...)

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