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2015 Seattle Festival of Improv Theater Runs 2/18-22 2015 Seattle Festival of Improv Theater Runs 2/18-22
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Improvised musicals, burlesque shows, slasher movies, and pimps without scripts are once again gathering in Seattle for a weekend of unpredictable comedy like no other.... (more...)
Jay Pharoah, Tom Green & More Coming to Carolines on Broadway in February Jay Pharoah, Tom Green & More Coming to Carolines on Broadway in February
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of February 2015, highlighted by headliners Jay Pharoah, from NBC's “Saturday Night Live,” February 5 - 8; Tom Green from AXTV's “Tom Green Live,” Presidents Day Weekend, February 12 & 13; Jeffrey Ross, “The Roastmaster General, from Comedy C... (more...)
Sarah Colonna Added to LIPSHTICK's 2015 Lineup Sarah Colonna Added to LIPSHTICK's 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

“LIPSHTICK – The Perfect Shade of Stand Up” has added Sarah Colonna to the list of powerhouse comediennes to grace The Sands Showroom stage in 2015. The Chelsea Lately regular and New York Times bestselling author will make her Lipstick debut alongside fellow funny girl, Iliza Shlesinger on Saturd... (more...)
RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV to Perform at New Location RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV to Perform at New Location
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre's RAPID DELIVERY IMPROV (RDI) is excited to announce new shows at a new performance venue: The Rezervoir Lounge, 1418 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, 49505.... (more...)
175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More 175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

More than 175 prominent comedy/variety writers, including a number who appear on-air, have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement covering its nonfiction writer-producers.... (more...)
Lisa Lampanelli to Kick Off Season Two of LIPSHTICK in Las Vegas, 2/7 Lisa Lampanelli to Kick Off Season Two of LIPSHTICK in Las Vegas, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

Lisa Lampanelli is back in Vegas doing what she does best – using her ruthlessly funny brand of insult comedy to leave the crowd in stitches. America's Queen of Mean will be at The Venetian to kick off season two of the successful all-female comedy series, Lipshtick – The Perfect Shade of Stand Up o... (more...)
The Clown School & Second City Hollywood Continue Partnership The Clown School & Second City Hollywood Continue Partnership
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

Beginning Saturday, February 7, 2015, The Clown School and Second City Hollywood will be kicking off a second Clowning Level 1 class at Second City's training center in Hollywood, taught by The Clown School's seasoned performer and instructor Zachary Steel. The two companies first teamed up to teach... (more...)
That'll Play Podcast Welcomes Comedian Kevin Bartini That'll Play Podcast Welcomes Comedian Kevin Bartini
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

The new episode of That'll Play with Matt & John, 'Warming Up', features comedian Kevin Bartini. Matt Candela and John Nuzzi chat with Kevin about his new comedy album, 'The Unintentionally White Album'.... (more...)
The Chuckleheads to Perform at The Tavern, 2/21 The Chuckleheads to Perform at The Tavern, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

The Love Hangover Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Tavern (formerly the Morehead Street Tavern,) 300 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, February 21 at 8pm.... (more...)
Kyle Kinane Returns to Comedy Central in I LIKED HIS OLD STUFF BETTER, 1/23 Kyle Kinane Returns to Comedy Central in I LIKED HIS OLD STUFF BETTER, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

Kyle Kinane returns to Comedy Central in the world premiere of I Liked His Old Stuff Better, debuting on Friday, January 23 at Midnight ET/PT. For fans that can't wait for Kinane's new material, the special will be available on January 20 on CC: Stand-Up Direct.... (more...)
Kevin Farley Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 1/28-31 Kevin Farley Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Kevin Farley has truly established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television.... (more...)
TOsketchfest to Present Kate McKinnon, Pajama Men and The Irrelevant Show TOsketchfest to Present Kate McKinnon, Pajama Men and The Irrelevant Show
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) celebrates a decade of presenting the best sketch comedy in North America with performances by Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon, comedy duo Pajama Men, and CBC Radio's hit comedy program The Irrelevant Show, plus over 40 sketch comedy troupes. ... (more...)
Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE to Premiere 1/19 Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE to Premiere 1/19
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2015

Stewart & Wilmore, late night comedy's new power hour begins. Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" premieres on Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT and air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The PIT's Theatrical Comedy, HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The PIT's Theatrical Comedy, HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS
by Stage Tube - January 09, 2015

After being named one of the “Ten Best Comedy Shows of 2014” byTime Out New York, The PIT is proud to announce the return of acclaimed theatrical comedy Hold On To Your Butts, a LIVE shot-for-shot remake of the greatest epic dinosaur movie of all time, performed by just two actors and a foley artist... (more...)
VIDEO: New Promo for THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE VIDEO: New Promo for THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2015

Watch the latest promo for 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore'! It's like 'The Daily Show,' but 'nightlyer.' 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' airs weeknights after 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'... (more...)
'LIPSHTICK - The Perfect Shade of Stand Up' Announces Second Season of Wildy Popular Comedy Series at The Venetian Las Vegas 'LIPSHTICK - The Perfect Shade of Stand Up' Announces Second Season of Wildy Popular Comedy Series at The Venetian Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

The Venetian Las Vegas has announced the return of the funniest women in comedy to The Sands Showroom for the second season of 'LIPSHTICK The Perfect Shade of Stand Up.'... (more...)
Dale Jones and Flip Orley Set for Side Splitters in Tampa Over New Year's Dale Jones and Flip Orley Set for Side Splitters in Tampa Over New Year's
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2014

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa will be laughing in 2015 this Wednesday night. Details below!... (more...)
Lisa Kudrow Talks THE COMEBACK Finale & Reveals 'I Would Love to Do More' Lisa Kudrow Talks THE COMEBACK Finale & Reveals 'I Would Love to Do More'
by TV News Desk - December 29, 2014

In a new interview with E!online, Lisa Kudrow, spoke about filming the finale scene of the second season of her HBO comedy.... (more...)
The Clown School Partners with Second City Hollywood for Clowning Level 1 Class, Beginning 2/7 The Clown School Partners with Second City Hollywood for Clowning Level 1 Class, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Beginning Saturday, February 7, 2015, The Clown School and Second City Hollywood will be kicking off a second Clowning Level 1 class at Second City's training center in Hollywood, taught by The Clown School's seasoned performer and instructor Zachary Steel. The two companies first teamed up to teach... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Watch Promo for Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE VIDEO: First Look - Watch Promo for Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2014

THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE premieres January 19th at 11:30 pm ET/PT after 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'... (more...)
Christopher Titus Releases New Comedy Special Christopher Titus Releases New Comedy Special
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Coming off his fifth special “Voice In My Head,” where Titus detailed his biggest screw-ups, including his hilarious early days in entertainment aka his first job as Darth Vader for children's birthday parties, Titus now brings to live audiences his newest one-man comedy special, “The Angry Pursuit ... (more...)
Matt Iseman Appears at Comedy Works Landmark Village, Now thru 12/20 Matt Iseman Appears at Comedy Works Landmark Village, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Matt Iseman is a medical doctor (originally from Denver) who left his practice to become an unabashedly happy, extraordinarily enthusiastic stand-up comedian in search of a happy ending.... (more...)
Christina Hendricks to Star in Showtime Comedy ROADIES from Cameron Crowe Christina Hendricks to Star in Showtime Comedy ROADIES from Cameron Crowe
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2014

Five-time Emmy® Award nominee Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) will star in the new SHOWTIME pilot ROADIES, which follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music's unsung heroes... (more...)
Joe Larson Performs This Weekend at Comedy Works Landmark Village Joe Larson Performs This Weekend at Comedy Works Landmark Village
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

As a comedian, Joe Larson tells absurd stories and tales from his life and experience that has audiences in love with his unique look at life.... (more...)
VIDEO: Chris Rock Talks New Star-Studded Comedy TOP FIVE on 'Tonight' VIDEO: Chris Rock Talks New Star-Studded Comedy TOP FIVE on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - December 09, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy talked to Chris Rock about directing his friends in the star-studded comedy, Top Five... (more...)





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