Comedy Club News

IRTE's Going to Court with SMALL CLAIMS, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

IRTE, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble, continues its third season of improvised shows. After its hit season opener THE SCARY (which Casual Comedy News called 'a terrifying trifecta of laughter, looneys, and even live music'), the NYC-based ensemble of comedy actors and writers returns with its own unique brand of original themed, character-driven improvisational shows performed in rep. May 17, IRTE opens its second show at The Producers Club, Small Claims. In this courtroom, size matters! Your neighbor ran over your mailbox, your friend won't pay for that concert ticket and your ex left and took your dog. Don't get mad. Take 'em to court IRTE style! (more...)

CRAZYTOWN: MY FIRST PSYCHOPATH Returns to NYC at The Triad, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

CrAzYToWn: my first psychopath, is creative arts therapist Jude Treder-Wolff's comic take - and true story - about a shocking encounter with a deceptive, dangerous person - the nicest guy you never want to meet. It is an insanely funny look at how working in psychiatry right about the time of savage funding cuts helps an over-eager therapist get over herself…when nothing else seemed to be working. 55% funnier than any other show with "psychopath" in the title - according to research studies we just made up. (more...)

Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The fourth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - presented by The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit (Grammy Award nominated jazz star), Sarah Dash (R&B/Disco legend of LaBelle), Rory O'Malley (Tony Award nominee, The Book of Mormon,) Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), Erin McKeown (folk-rock singer/songwriter) and Gabrielle Stravelli (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra). Additional special guests will be announced soon. The Monday, June 16 Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center will take place at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center (129 West 67th Street in Manhattan). Called 'a rambunctious, uproarious, unpredictable all-star concert' by The Wall Street Journal, 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' will honor the iconic Judy Garland with special skits, tributes and songs from her legendary career as movie star, recording artist and stage performer. This show will also help celebrate the landmark 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. There will be a pre-show VIP reception at 6:30 PM and the performance at 8:00 PM. The evening is written and hosted by Justin Sayre, and directed and choreographed by Jason Wise. For more information, visit www.aliforneycenter.org/judys. (more...)

Marion Grodin to Headline Playhouse on Park's Final Comedy Night, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The jokes are at their pinnacle at Playhouse on Park with this season's last Comedy Night at the Playhouse on Saturday, May 3rd at 8:00 PM. This evening of stand-up will feature Marion Grodin as the headliner, with Danny Cohen as the opening act. (more...)

Comix At Foxwoods Presents AXIS OF EVIL Comedy Tour Star, Maz Jobrani, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Comix At Foxwoods will host comedy star Maz Jobrani for a four show lineup beginning tonight, Apr. 17. Jobrani will take the stage at 8 p.m. each night, before wrapping up his stay with a double-header onSaturday, Apr. 19, featuring a special 'Nasty'-themed 10:30 p.m. performance. (more...)

Rick Abbot's PLAY ON! Set for BCC, 5/22-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Play On!, a comedy by Rick Abbot, will be presented by the Barnstable Comedy Club, 3171 Rte. 6A in Barnstable Village. The show opens Thursday, May 22 at 8pm and continues through June 8 with performances at 8pm on Friday and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 pm. (more...)

New Orleans' Largest Cruise Ship, 3,646-Passenger Carnival Dream, Sails On Inaugural Cruise From Big Easy Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

MIAMI, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ New Orleans' largest year-round cruise ship, the 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream, will depart on its inaugural six-day cruise from New Orleans this afternoon, further solidifying Carnival's distinction of the port's largest cruise operator with two ships carrying more than 400,000 passengers annually the most of any cruise line. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Comix At Foxwoods Hosts Bill Engvall at the MGM Grand Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Comix At Foxwoods will host American Comedy Award winner for “Best Male Stand-up Comedian,” Bill Engvall, at the MGM Grand Theater for a hilarious stand-up performance tonight, April 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Justin Vivian Bond, Angela Dicarlo, Marty Thomas to Honor John Cameron Mitchell at THE MEETING*, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will continue its engagement at JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater on Sunday, April 20 at 7:00 PM with a celebration of the lauded actor, writer and director John Cameron Mitchell just in time for the Broadway debut of his celebrated musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. After a highly-successful season at 54 Below, The Meeting* has returned to its downtown roots this year with shows through May. The Meeting* has been called 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice. A recent story for Slate.com called the evening 'so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight.' The April show will feature special guests Justin Vivian Bond (Tony Award nominated entertainer), Angela DiCarlo (Mad World of Miss Hathaway), Scott Matthew (Shortbus), Marty Thomas (Xanadu), Sven Ratzke (Hedwig in Berlin), Paul Dawson & PJ DeBoy (Shortbus), Shane Shane (La MaMa) and Derek Smith (Dixon Place). Tracy Stark serves as Music Director. (more...)

Stand-Up Comedian Neruda Williams Featured On The Alan Berman Show POT-CAST Brought To You By Verde Media Group Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Verde Media Group Inc. (OTC: VMGI) (more...)

THE MEETING* Hosted by Justin Sayre Makes Los Angeles Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will make its premiere performance at THE BOOTLEG THEATER tonight, April 11 at 8:00 PM in conjunction with the Tingel Tangel Club. (more...)

Frank DeCaro Set for Los Angeles Debut of THE MEETING* at The Bootleg Theater, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will make its premiere performance at THE BOOTLEG THEATER on Friday, April 11 at 8:00 PM in conjunction with the Tingel Tangel Club. After extended runs at 54 Below and Joe's Pub in New York, the show will make its Los Angeles debut with this show. The Meeting* has been called 'delicious and delightfully droll' by The New York Post, and 'hilarious and sardonic' by The Village Voice. A recent story for Slate.com called the evening 'so deliciously icy that it left me shivering with fear and delight.' The show will feature Frank DeCaro as special guest along with the previously-announced Jeff Hiller and Ryan O'Connor. (more...)

Comix At Foxwoods Presents 'Ride Along' Star BRYAN CALLEN, Now thru 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Comix At Foxwoods will host the sketch comedy all-star, Bryan Callen, for a four show lineup beginning Today, April 10. Callen, who can currently be seen in the feature film, “Ride Along,” will take the stage at 8 p.m. each night, before wrapping up his stay with a double-header on Saturday, Apr. 12, featuring a special “Nasty”-themed10:30 p.m. performance. (more...)

Rodney Carrington to Perform at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Comedian Rodney Carrington comes to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Diana Angelina Wins L.A. Weekly Theater Award for REMEMBRANCE at Theatre Forty
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Veteran theatre actress, Diana Angelina has won the L.A. Weekly Theater Award for Best Leading Female Performance for her role in 'Remembrance', a play by Graham Reid at Theatre Forty. The 2014 L.A. Weekly Theater Awards took place last night at Exchange L.A. (more...)

Jason DeRulo & VOICE Finalists Set for Universal CityWalk's Free Spring Concert Series
by TV News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

As Los Angeles' premier outdoor concert destination, "5 Towers" at Universal CityWalk celebrates the return of the "Spring Concert Series" this Friday, (more...)

Colin Quinn UNCONSTITUTIONAL Comes to the Marcus Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Marcus Center is excited to bring Colin Quinn Unconstitutional to Vogel Hall for one performance only tonight, April 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino Presents DAVE ATTELL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Comix At Foxwoods will host the multitalented actor, writer and comedian, Dave Attell, for a one-night-only performance tonight, April 4 at 9 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased in advance for $30, $40 and $50. This show is for mature audiences only. (more...)

THE MEL & EL SHOW to Return to Stage 72, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Hilarious music duo MEL & EL are back with a brand new edition of their long- running monthly comedy show. THE MEL & EL SHOW returns to NYC at Stage 72, 158 W. 72 Street, on Friday, April 25th at 7:00PM. (more...)

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