Comedy Club News

Comedian Arnez J Coming to Suncoast Showroom, 11/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Described as a “whirling dervish” onstage, Arnez J will bring his expressive stand-up routine to the Suncoast Showroom on November 1 and 2. (more...)

BIG D & the Closers Teaming with LMAO Off Broadway, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

LMAO OFF BROADWAY – the interactive musical Improv comedy show by EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH - is teaming up with the power hosue team of BIG D & the Closers at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019). Tickets are now on sale for the Saturday 20th performance at 8pm via Theatermania ($25 at the door or call 866-811-4111; Group Sales SGF PRODUCTIONS 212-568-6560). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jesse Liebman of DIRTY DANCING National Tour
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Sep 11, 2014

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from September 16th-21st, the national touring production of 'Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage' based on the 1987 classic of the same name features actor Jesse Liebman as Neil Kellerman, a role created on screen by acclaimed theatre director, Lonny Price. (more...)

Comedian Don Barnhart to Launch World Tour for the Troops this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Beginning fall 2014, stand up comedian Don Barnhart is bringing even laughter to the troops stationed around the world. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 10th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 10, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Remembering Bernie Yvon and honoring Bebe Neuwirth. And the show goes on with Route 66's Alanis Morissette tribute, 'Cats' at the Paramount, Bailiwick's 'Wild Party' and BoHo's 'Parade,' music improv at MCL Chicago, the new Refuge Theatre Project, and Chicagoans on tour with 'Sister Act!' (more...)

MCL Chicago Announces Sept-Oct 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

MCL Chicago and Executive Director Aaron Shapiro are proud to announce their September and October performance schedule. All performances take place at the newly renovated MCL Chicago, 3110 N. Sheffield Ave., and are BYOB. (more...)

Kenny Mellman and More to Tribute Amy Winehouse in THE MEETING at Joe's Pub, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on Sunday, September 14 at 9:30 PM for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The September show will include a tribute to the beloved soul diva Amy Winehouse, featuring special guests Kenny Mellman, Jessica Vosk, Xavier Rice and Mark Aaron James. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky to Release New 'BROADWAY DIARY' this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of famed Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky's first book in a new series titled Seth's Broadway Diary featuring "hi-lairous" stories from such Broadway greats as Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Raul Esparza, Jonathan Groff and more. Seth's Broadway Diary, the first in a multivolume collection, can be pre-ordered by visiting Dress Circle Publishing and will officially release on October 22, 2014. (more...)

WYATT CENAC: BROOKLYN Comedy Special to Premiere on Netlix, 10/21
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Netflix will premiere "Wyatt Cenac: Brooklyn," stand-up comedian Wyatt Cenac's sophomore comedy special, on Tuesday, October 21 in all territories where Netflix is available. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Joan Rivers' Talk Show Appearances & Stand-Up Routines
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 04, 2014

BWW has assembled highlights from Rivers' many talk show appearances throughout the years, as well as some of her classic stand up routines. (more...)

Chili Challis to Star in THE UNCLE HIPPIE SHOW at The Mix Studio Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Chili Challis, nationally known comic and former writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, will headline The Uncle Hippie Show, a night of standup at The Mix Studio Theater, 8 N. Washington Street in Ypsilanti, Michigan, with featured guest Thaddeus Nathaniel Challis and local comedienne Germaine Gebhard, one night only, September 20, 2014 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 General Admission, $10 Seniors and Students with ID, and are available on-line at www.emergentarts.com. (more...)

Redmoon Presents the 5th Annual BONESHAKER Party, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

This Halloween, Redmoon's wildly popular costume party Boneshaker returns for its fifth annual spectacular installment. For one night only, Redmoon transforms its massive Pilsen headquarters (2120 S. Jefferson Street) into an otherworldly playground for 1,000 revelers with interactive experiences, inventive machines, creative food and cocktails, and dancing to beats from DJs on three different dance floors. Boneshaker takes place Friday, October 31 (Halloween night) beginning at 9 pm. (more...)

Comedian Joy Behar to Bring Her 'View' to Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

The former co-host of "The View" Joy Behar brings two nights of standup comedy to Fairfield Theatre Company's StageOne at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Sept. 28. (more...)

UP Comedy Club to Stage New Holiday Revue THE SECOND CITY'S HOLIDAZED AND CONFUSED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Already wondering how to entertain your visiting relatives this holiday season? UP Comedy Club has you covered with its new holiday revue, The Second City's Holidazed and Confused. This hilarious show pulls a festive mix of material from The Second City archives and is the perfect way to celebrate winter in Chicago. The Second City's Holidazed and Confused runs November 16 - December 28, 2014 at the UP Comedy Club, located at 230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley, Chicago. (more...)

WET® Supports Mo Beasley and LoveStorm Entertainment Group's Comedy Of Eros
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Trigg Labs, makers of Wet® personal lubricants and intimacy products, is proud to support Mo Beasley and LoveStorm for a night of sensual comedy-with a New York City-based cast of comics, comedic actors, poets, musicians and burlesque dancers from all walks of Love. The event showcases the funny side of the bed by exploring the inherent hilarity of love, sex, and relationships in the new millennium. The show features comedic geniuses Regie Cabico (who has twice appeared on HBO's Def Poetry Jam), Gordon James, Jai Simone, SLAM and Mo Beasley himself; with dance interludes by burlesque beauty Ms. Tiny B. Hiney; and live music by California native Maritri and her SoulFolk Experience. The show will be hosted at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Universal Citywalk in Hollywood, Sept 11th at 8 P.M. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $15 or online at: http://bit.ly/ComedyOfEros. (more...)

Tommy Johnagin to Perform at Side Spliters Comedy Club Tampa 9/04-07
by BWW News Desk - Sep 01, 2014

Appearing this weekend: TOMMY JOHNAGIN September 4 - 7 Tommy is an autobiographical story telling comedian who is a favorite at Comedy Clubs all across the country. In 2007 Tommy was invited to the prestigious 'Just For Laughs' comedy festival in Montreal, Canada where he was the highest reviewed 'New Face.' He has also appeared at Comedy Central's 'South Beach Comedy Festival.' (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Don Barnhart to Headline Brad Garrett Comedy Club at The MGM Grand
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Brad Garrett Comedy Club at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas will present award winning comedian Don Barnhart. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comic Sunda Croonquist Performs at 'Sisters Of Comedy' Showcase in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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...)

NanoTech's 4K Studios Brings Original Series to UltraFlix
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Several events have already been captured and will start appearing on UltraFlix in September. The series will kick off with the recent Allure Fashion show; a one-of-a-kind, high-end fashion event bringing dozens of boutiques and designers under one roof. The combined fashion show and musical experience features a specially choreographed runway fashion shows integrated with a high-energy music. (more...)

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