Comedy Club News

Stand-Up Comedian, Tiff Stevenson, Embarks on UK Tour of SEVENStand-Up Comedian, Tiff Stevenson, Embarks on UK Tour of SEVEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

???????Building on the success of a critically-acclaimed, month-long run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August with her seventh stand-up show Seven, TIFF STEVENSON is set to embark on a UK tour from 30th September 2016 to 11th March 2017. Inspired by a gig TIFF did in DAVID LYNCH'S nightclub in Paris last year, just one month before the Bataclan attacks, TIFF explores our need to make huge worldwide impactful events about us, delving into morality, modernity, vanity, mental health, film reboots & clouds.  (more...)

Life is Beautiful Festival partners with KINDLAND as first cannabis sponsor of a major U.S. festivalLife is Beautiful Festival partners with KINDLAND as first cannabis sponsor of a major U.S. festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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GayCo Announces its 20th Anniversary Show at Second CityGayCo Announces its 20th Anniversary Show at Second City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

When they began, they couldn't get married, serve openly in the military, adopt, or have federally recognized unions thanks to the brand new Defense of Marriage Act. Matthew Shepard was still alive. AIDs was still a serious threat. Ellen was in the closet and Will & Grace was two years away. (more...)

New Docuseries LITTLE FUNNY, from Ellen DeGeneres, Heading to A&ENew Docuseries LITTLE FUNNY, from Ellen DeGeneres, Heading to A&E
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

A&E Network has ordered the new nonfiction series LITTLE FUNNY (working title) from This is Just a Test, Telepictures and A Very Good Production, it was announced by Elaine Frontain Bryant, Executive Vice President and Head of Programming at A&E Network. (more...)

Kelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next WeekendKelly McDonald to Headline Cortland Rep Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kelly McDonald, a professional stand-up comedian and a graduate of SUNY Cortland (Class of '74) returns to his old stomping grounds for a hysterical night of comedy at Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. (more...)

Vegas Comedian Don Barnhart to Honor Veterans in 'COMEDY FOR FREEDOM' ShowVegas Comedian Don Barnhart to Honor Veterans in 'COMEDY FOR FREEDOM' Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Battle Comics Don Barnhart and Jeff Capri bring their sidesplitting stand up comedy show to the Chinook Winds Casino Resort as part of their CELEBRATION OF HONOR - COMEDY FOR FREEDOM SHOW. (more...)

Birmingham's First Improv Festival Launches 21 October!Birmingham's First Improv Festival Launches 21 October!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Some of the best Improv companies and artists will descend on Birmingham from Friday 21 - Sunday 23 October for the city's inaugural  Birmingham Improv Festival 2016. Birmingham Improv Festival 2016 offers audiences three days of completely improvised plays, musicals, sketches,  puppets, costume dramas, and much more, in the intimate setting of the Blue Orange Theatre in the city's famous Jewellery Quarter. (more...)

Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City Announce Cast for LONGER! LOUDER! WAGNER!Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City Announce Cast for LONGER! LOUDER! WAGNER!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago and The Second City are thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for their upcoming collaboration.  (more...)

All Star Comedy Returns With All New Show at Bay Street TheaterAll Star Comedy Returns With All New Show at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of ALL STAR COMEDY with an ALL NEW show on Friday, October 14 at 8 pm. Tickets are $30 and are on sale now at baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. Tickets will be $40 on the day of the event. This is adult comedy (Rated R). (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Spike Premieres New Game Show THAT AWKWARD GAME, 10/12VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Spike Premieres New Game Show THAT AWKWARD GAME, 10/12
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

THAT AWKWARD GAME, set to premiere on Spike Wednesday, October 12 at 10pm, is a hilarious new gameshow where parents and their adult children compete to win a large cash prize while learning some of the most ridiculously shocking truths about their next of kin. (more...)

Chris Cornell, Lorde & More to Judge 2016 International Songwriting CompetitionChris Cornell, Lorde & More to Judge 2016 International Songwriting Competition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Nashville, TN: The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) today announced its panel of judges for the 2016 competition. Included on the panel are many iconic, high-profile recording artists (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-BroadwayTickets on Sale Today for Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions has announced that tickets are on sale today for the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Don Barnhart Finds a New Home - DOWN AND DIRTY AT THE D, Las VegasDon Barnhart Finds a New Home - DOWN AND DIRTY AT THE D, Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2016

From the top comedy clubs, cruise lines and colleges to the front lines in Afghanistan comedian Don Barnhart seems to have done it all and now he's bringing his hysterically funny stand up comedy show to Las Vegas nightly at Jokesters Comedy Club inside The D Casino Hotel on Fremont St. (more...)

The Broadway Comedy Club Hosts the National Improv League Finals 9/25The Broadway Comedy Club Hosts the National Improv League Finals 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2016

The Broadway Comedy Club hosts the 2016 National Improv League Championship Game. After a grueling six weeks that saw sixteen teams from around the country go head to head in comedy's most illustrious competition, two teams stand alone. Representing Washington DC 'The DC Comics' and From Los Angeles 'The LA Lol's'. At stake is the NIL Trophie and a $20,000 cash prize. Ten performers, the referee, the prize and a super involved audience, that helps dictate the action, come together to bring to the stage this tightly rapped yet chaotic comedy thriller. (more...)

Linda Vu to Perform at Jokesters Comedy ClubLinda Vu to Perform at Jokesters Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Just back from her third trip entertaining the troops overseas, Asian American comedian Linda Vu will join the nightly lineup of comedians at Don Barnhart's "Down & Dirty" Comedy Show at Jokesters Comedy Club inside the D Casino Hotel in Las Vegas. (more...)

WE SHARE A VOID is at New York Comedy ClubWE SHARE A VOID is at New York Comedy Club
by Rebecca Russo - Sep 2, 2016

We Share A Void is a monthly comedy show that runs every third Wednesday of the month at New York Comedy Club with it's next performance on September 14th at 9:15. The laugh out loud stand up comedy show is the ultimate stress reliever to get you through your work week and features established comedians, rising stars, and the occasional drag queen. who all share a laughter evoking void. Looking to forget your problems? You'll learn your problems are not that bad when you see NYC's hottest comedic talents get so engulfed in their voids, they have no choice but to tell complete strangers. (more...)

Billy Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount TheatreBilly Gardell Brings His One-Man Comedy Show to Aurora's Paramount Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

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WaterTower Theatre Expands Education Programs with Master ClassesWaterTower Theatre Expands Education Programs with Master Classes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Managing Director Greg Patterson and Patron Services & Community Engagement Manager Kyle Eric Bradford today announced new Master Classes and vocational opportunities for the DFW performing community. (more...)

Spike TV's LIP SYNC BATTLE to Come Aboard Carnival Cruise LineSpike TV's LIP SYNC BATTLE to Come Aboard Carnival Cruise Line
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Fans of Spike TV's award-winning hit show LIP SYNC BATTLE will soon be able to channel their inner rock star at sea as the pop culture phenomenon has been added to the diverse entertainment lineup aboard Carnival Cruise Line. (more...)

Empire Stage Presents MEL SCHWARTZ SLEEPS WITH MAE WESTEmpire Stage Presents MEL SCHWARTZ SLEEPS WITH MAE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

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