Emily Heller News

Civic Theatre Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Civic Theatre continues its 2013-2014 main stage season with the Lehigh Valley premiere of the highly acclaimed drama, 'Other Desert Cities' -- opening tonight, February 28 with performances through Saturday, March 15. (more...)

Civic Theatre to Open OTHER DESERT CITIES on 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Civic Theatre continues its 2013-2014 main stage season with the Lehigh Valley premiere of the highly acclaimed drama, 'Other Desert Cities' -- opening on Friday, February 28 with performances through Saturday, March 15. Civic's artistic director William Sanders directs this riveting new play by Jon Robin Baitz, a Pulitzer Prize nominee and creator of TV's hit drama 'Brothers & Sisters.' All performances will be held at Civic's historic Nineteenth Street Theatre at 527 N. 19th Street in Allentown. Special discounted tickets are available for performances on opening weekend. Please call the box office or visit www.CivicTheatre.com for more information. (more...)

Marc Maron's Thinky Pain, Eugene Mirman on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

With Marc Maron's Thinky Pain (New Wave) out on DVD last week, Joe Zimmerman's debut album out today, Eugene Mirman kicking off tour next Wednesday (2/5) (more...)

Ali Siddiq Named Grand Prize Winner of Comedy Central's 'Up Next' Talent Search
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

They watched, they streamed, they listened and they voted. Comedy fans from across the country have selected rising star Ali Siddiq as the Grand Prize winner of Comedy Central's 'Up Next' A CC: Certified Talent Search. (more...)

Comedy Central's UP NEXT Talent Search Comes to Cobb's Comedy Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2013

This fall, COMEDY CENTRAL is looking for the best new stand-up talent in the country including the Bay Area by holding 'Up Next' A CC: Certified Talent Search through the network's Certified Clubs program. 'Up Next' A CC: Certified Talent Search will consist of comedians performing in preliminary local showcases hosted by Cobb's Comedy Club and 25 other participating Certified Clubs from September 3-23. The preliminary showcase for Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco will take place tonight, September 15, 7:30pm. (more...)

Comedy Central's UP NEXT Talent Search Comes to Cobb's Comedy Club, 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

This fall, COMEDY CENTRAL is looking for the best new stand-up talent in the country including the Bay Area by holding 'Up Next' A CC: Certified Talent Search through the network's Certified Clubs program. 'Up Next' A CC: Certified Talent Search will consist of comedians performing in preliminary local showcases hosted by Cobb's Comedy Club and 25 other participating Certified Clubs from September 3-23. The preliminary showcase for Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco will take place on Sunday, September 15, 7:30pm. (more...)

The Microscopic Septet, Sully and the Benevolent Folk and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2013

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public, May 28 - June 2, featured performers include: The New Yorker, Kim Smith, Freestyle Love Supreme, The Microscopic Septet, Morley, Jeffrey Steele, Sweet Electra, Times Square, NY Funny Songs Festival, Mother Falcon + Tony Trischka, and Sully and the Benevolent Folk. Details below! (more...)

The Microscopic Septet, Sully and the Benevolent Folk and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

This week at Joe's Pub at the Public, May 28 - June 2, featured performers include: The New Yorker, Kim Smith, Freestyle Love Supreme, The Microscopic Septet, Morley, Jeffrey Steele, Sweet Electra, Times Square, NY Funny Songs Festival, Mother Falcon + Tony Trischka, and Sully and the Benevolent Folk. Details below! (more...)

SXSW Comedy 2013 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

From March 9-16, SXSW Comedy will present a packed schedule of standup, improv, and sketch showcases, live podcast recordings, comedy-focused panels, and parties at venues across downtown Austin, TX. For six years, SXSW Comedy events - open to all badge and wristband holders - have brought some of the world's funniest acts to the festival's diverse audience. SXSW is excited to announce the 2013 preliminary lineup and schedule, and will be adding more shows and performers as the festival approaches - visit SXSW.com/comedy for the latest news. (more...)

Richard Lewis, John Oliver and More Set for Cobb's Comedy Club, Dec 2012-Jan 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco has announced its continuing Winter 2012 lineup, featuring Richard Lewis, Tom Segura and Chris Porter, John Oliver, Godfrey, Tom Papa, Justin Harrison, The Skylar Brothers and more. Dates below. (more...)

Richard Lewis, John Oliver and More Set for Cobb's Comedy Club, Dec 2012-Jan 2013
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco has announced its continuing Winter 2012 lineup, featuring Richard Lewis, Tom Segura and Chris Porter, John Oliver, Godfrey, Tom Papa, Justin Harrison, The Skylar Brothers and more. Dates below. (more...)

Jim Breuer, Richard Lewis and More Set for Cobb's Comedy Club's Winter 2012-13 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco has announced its Winter 2012 lineup, featuring Kyle Kinane, Pete Holmes, David Studebaker, Kabir Singh, Jim Breuer, Richard Lewis, Tom Segura, Chris Porter, John Oliver, Godfrey New and more. (more...)

Comedy Central and New York Comedy Festival's COMICS TO WATCH Showcase Premieres Online Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

After concluding an extensive, nationwide search, this year's 'Comics to Watch' features a record 10 comedians performing in the showcase reflecting an ever-expanding scope of the very best young talent on the comedy scene today. COMEDY CENTRAL and The New York Comedy Festival teamed up again for the third annual 'Comics to Watch' showcase which took place at Carolines on Broadway on Wednesday, November 7 as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival. The 'Comics to Watch' event will premiere in full-length on cc.com/comicstowatch today, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET and is available through Wednesday, November 14. Subsequently, clips of the individual performances from 'Comics to Watch' 2012 will be live on the site. (more...)

Comedy Central and New York Comedy Festival's COMICS TO WATCH Showcase Premieres Online, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

After concluding an extensive, nationwide search, this year's 'Comics to Watch' features a record 10 comedians performing in the showcase reflecting an ever-expanding scope of the very best young talent on the comedy scene today. COMEDY CENTRAL and The New York Comedy Festival teamed up again for the third annual 'Comics to Watch' showcase which took place at Carolines on Broadway on Wednesday, November 7 as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival. The 'Comics to Watch' event will premiere in full-length on cc.com/comicstowatch on Monday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET and is available through Wednesday, November 14. Subsequently, clips of the individual performances from 'Comics to Watch' 2012 will be live on the site. (more...)

Comedy Central, New York Comedy Festival's COMICS TO WATCH to Premiere Online, 11/12
by TV News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

After concluding an extensive, nationwide search, this year's 'Comics to Watch' features a record 10 comedians performing in the showcase reflecting an ever-expanding scope of the very best young talent on the comedy scene today. COMEDY CENTRAL and The New York Comedy Festival teamed up again for the third annual 'Comics to Watch' showcase which took place at Carolines on Broadway on Wednesday, November 7 as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival. The 'Comics to Watch' event will premiere in full-length on cc.com/comicstowatch on Monday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. ET and is available through Wednesday, November 14. Subsequently, clips of the individual performances from 'Comics to Watch' 2012 will be live on the site. (more...)

Comedy Central's JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND UP SHOW Returns Tonight, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

NYC shows its love for John Oliver and his friends when the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND UP SHOW premieres tonight, July 27. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND-UP SHOW Tonight, 7/20
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

John Oliver is back, and he's brought some new friends for the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW, premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL tonight, July 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND-UP SHOW, 7/20
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

John Oliver is back, and he's brought some new friends for the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW, premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL on Friday, July 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Comedy Central's JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND UP SHOW to Return 7/27
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2012

NYC shows its love for John Oliver and his friends when the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND UP SHOW premieres on Friday, July 27. (more...)

Comedy Central Selects Comedians for COMICS TO WATCH, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

The extensive nationwide search has ended and the very best young talent on the comedy scene today has been chosen. COMEDY CENTRAL and The New York Comedy Festival have teamed up again for the second annual 'Comics To Watch' showcase taking place at Carolines on Broadway on Wednesday, November 9 which is part of the 2011 New York Comedy Festival, running from November 9-13. (more...)

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