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Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander & More Set for Bay Street Theater's Annual Gala; B.D. Wong to Emcee!Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander & More Set for Bay Street Theater's Annual Gala; B.D. Wong to Emcee!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces the 25th Annual Summer Gala, celebrating Bay Street's Silver Anniversary, totake place in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 9, 2016 benefiting Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening will include a special performance of scenes from productions from the past 25 years, as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, Live 'Fantasy Auction,' dinner and dancing. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Michael Kimmel's (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) new play, Stand. Up., will be read for the first time on Monday, June 6th, 2016 at3:00 PM for a special industry presentation at Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues), directed by Michael Berresse ([title of show], Now.Here.This.) and featuring an all-star cast. (more...)

Apollo Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: Hendrix in Harlem, WOW - Women of the World Festival & MoreApollo Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: Hendrix in Harlem, WOW - Women of the World Festival & More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The Apollo Theater today announced details of its 2016-2017 season, which will feature an array of programs showcasing both established and emerging artists and deepen parterships with a diverse array of institutions. The new season will extend the nonprofit institution's commitment to catalyzing the creation of new works that draw upon the legacy of the world-famous Theater. Alongside engagements with international artists working in a variety of disciplines, the season will include forums for cross-cultural dialogue led by artists and scholars, and education programs for students and families from throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

3rd Annual Wild West Comedy Festival Wraps in Nashville3rd Annual Wild West Comedy Festival Wraps in Nashville
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

This past week, Outback Concerts and Wild West Productions brought the biggest and brightest stars, as well as the hottest and most talked about up-and-comers, in comedy to Nashville. The third annual event, which is presented by Bud Light in association with Netflix and powered by SiriusXM, drew thousands of comedy fans to its over 30 shows at venues across Music City, including Ryman Auditorium, War Memorial Auditorium, TPAC's James K. Polk Theater, Zanies Nashville, Exit/In and Third Man Records. Performers included Jeff Foxworthy, Chris Tucker, TJ Miller, Trevor Noah, Kathy Griffin, Bill Burr, Miranda Sings and many more (full list below). (more...)

Jake Lacy Joins Cast of Showtime's I'M DYING UP HEREJake Lacy Joins Cast of Showtime's I'M DYING UP HERE
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2016

 Film and television star Jake Lacy has joined the ensemble cast of the new SHOWTIME one-hour comedy series I'M DYING UP HERE in a series regular role. Lacy will play a stand-up comic who gained some notoriety a few years back by blowing off The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on the night he was scheduled to appear. (more...)

VIDEO: MTV Shares Super Teaser for LADYLIKE Season PremiereVIDEO: MTV Shares Super Teaser for LADYLIKE Season Premiere
by - May 19, 2016

Below, check out a brand new, extended supertease for the upcoming 30-minute hidden camera prank show LADYLIKE, premiering on Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV (more...)

L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre Coming to Beautiful Downtown Burbank, 6/15-19L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre Coming to Beautiful Downtown Burbank, 6/15-19
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

After a successful 36 year run at their Ventura Blvd. location in Sherman Oaks, the renowned L.A. Connection Comedy Theatre (LAC) will bring their unique brand of hilarity to Beautiful Downtown Burbank.  A Grand Opening at the new location is scheduled for the weekend of June 15-19, 2016, announced by LAC founder Kent Skov. (more...)

Carlos Mencia Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/24-25Carlos Mencia Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/24-25
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Carlos Mencia will bring his side-splitting stand-up comedy back to The Orleans Showroom June 24 and 25.  (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy ClubJulie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Comedian Steven Wright Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/17-18Comedian Steven Wright Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Steven Wright, the Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated comedian known for his trademark satire, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery, will return to The Orleans Showroom June 17 and 18. (more...)

The Second City to Host Bob Curry Fellowship Showcase, 6/1The Second City to Host Bob Curry Fellowship Showcase, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Second City will kick off the NBCUniversal & Second City Break Out Comedy Festival at their North & Wells campus in Chicago with the Bob Curry Fellowship Showcase to celebrate the next generation of diverse talent in sketch, improvisation and stand-up on Wednesday, June 1st at 8:00pm. (more...)

Uncle Function to Play The Peoples Improv Theater, 5/21Uncle Function to Play The Peoples Improv Theater, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Sketch group Uncle Function, a four time winner of UCB's Backyard Brawl, plays The Peoples Improv Theater on May 21st. The sketch team is comprised of 6 actors whose theatre and television credits include; The Awesome 80's Prom, Sense & Sensibility (Off Broadway/Bedlam), The Night Of (HBO), Unforgettable (A & E), and the new series, The Characters on Netflix. Additional performance dates will be announced soon. (more...)

New Edition of THE PLOTHOLE - Directed by Rob van Vuuren - to Make its Bow at the Book LoungeNew Edition of THE PLOTHOLE - Directed by Rob van Vuuren - to Make its Bow at the Book Lounge
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Stand-up comedy duo Stuart Cairns and WestleyCockrell will perform their show, THE PLOTHOLE, Down in the Basement at the Book Lounge on 27 May. (more...)

Jon Brittain's ROTTERDAM to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios This SummerJon Brittain's ROTTERDAM to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Following a highly successful run last autumn at Theatre503, Jon Brittain's ROTTERDAM now transfers to Trafalgar Studios. Anna Martine (The Nether), Alice McCarthy (Boris: World King), Ed Eales-White (Strap In - It's Clever Peter) and Jessica Clark (The Events) reprise their roles in this poignant and highly comic production. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Byer Stars in MTV's New Comedy Series LADYLIKE, Premiering 6/9VIDEO: First Look - Nicole Byer Stars in MTV's New Comedy Series LADYLIKE, Premiering 6/9
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

MTV today announced the premiere of the brand new 30-minute hidden camera prank show LADYLIKE, premiering on Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics, The Jones Girls and More Set for NJPACRussell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics, The Jones Girls and More Set for NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramaticsfeaturing LJ Reynolds, The Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Ted Mills - the voice of Blue Magic - and more! (more...)

Tickets to Ron White, Festival of Soul & More at NJPAC on Sale 5/13Tickets to Ron White, Festival of Soul & More at NJPAC on Sale 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Russell Thompkins, Jr. & The New Stylistics, The Dramatics featuring LJ Reynolds, The Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Ted Mills - the voice of Blue Magic - and more! Only NJ appearance of this '70s soul band extravaganza! Friday, November 25, 2016 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

Apollo Theater Appoints New Executive ProducerApollo Theater Appoints New Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Apollo Theater today announced the appointment of Kamilah Forbes as the Theater's new Executive Producer. A director, producer, and co­founder of Hi­ARTS/Hip Hop Theater Festival, Forbes will join the Apollo in September 2016. (more...)

Comedian Sean Donnelly to Headline Side Splitters Comedy Club This WeekendComedian Sean Donnelly to Headline Side Splitters Comedy Club This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa will welcome SEAN DONNELLY this weekend, appearing May 12 - 15, 2016. (more...)

MIKE & MOLLY's Billy Gardel to Headline Charity Event at Patchogue Theatre, 6/7MIKE & MOLLY's Billy Gardel to Headline Charity Event at Patchogue Theatre, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Actor, comedian and television game show host Billy Gardell to perform a comedy routine at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) on Tuesday, June 7, at 8:30 p.m. in support of the Rotary Club of Patchogue's annual fundraiser to benefit Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, the Patchogue Family YMCA and more than 20 local charities. The event is generously sponsored by Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB). (more...)

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