Janeane Garofalo News

Women in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety ShowWomen in Comedy Festival and ImprovBoston to Present 'JELLY' Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

While men have been in the national comedy scene spotlight for decades, the folks at the Women in Comedy Festival (WICF) and ImprovBoston stay committed to showcasing the extraordinary contributions of women right here in Boston (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Myq Kaplan Join The First Downtown Variety of 2017Janeane Garofalo, Myq Kaplan Join The First Downtown Variety of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour will kick off the new year at UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, January 2, at 8 PM. As usual, host Nat Towsen (VICE, Nickelodeon) combines the disappearing, eclectic lower Manhattan culture in which he grew up (around the corner from the theatre, in fact) with interviews, informative presentations, and the best of the NYC underground comedy scene. (more...)

'Chicago's One Night Stand-Up' Comedy Special Premieres on New Year's Eve'Chicago's One Night Stand-Up' Comedy Special Premieres on New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Get ready to laugh your way into the New Year! Chicago-based television station WCIU, The U presents 'Chicago's One Night Stand-Up,' an hour-long special featuring the best stand-up comedians in three different markets, Chicago, Milwaukee and South Bend between New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Featured in Vulture Yearly RoundupComedy Dynamics Featured in Vulture Yearly Roundup
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Comedy Dynamics has two specials featured on the Vulture  '10 Best Comedy Specials of 2016' list, with Janeane Garofalo's 'If I May' and Ali Wong's 'Baby Cobra' rounding out the list. Read the reviews here: http://www.vulture.com/2016/12/10-best-stand-up-comedy-specials-of-2016.html  (more...)

CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY LIVE! Featuring Ralph Macchio and Janeane GarofaloCELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY LIVE! Featuring Ralph Macchio and Janeane Garofalo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Jeanne Rimsky Theater presents the international smash hit comedy where wild, hilarious and true celebrity memoirs are given the full dramatic - and comedic - treatment by some of the sharpest celebrity performers in town. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics Releases Janeane Garofalo's Latest Album 'If I May', 1/6Comedy Dynamics Releases Janeane Garofalo's Latest Album 'If I May', 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Comedy Dynamics will release Janeane Garofalo's If I May on January 6, 2017 on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Amazon and all other digital retailers. The special originally debuted on Seeso on October 27, 2016. (more...)

Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.Justin Sayre Celebrates New Comedy CD THE GAY AGENDA at UnCabaret in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will celebrate Sayre's debut comed album "The Gay Agenda" with a  special night at UNCABARET at Au Lac (710 West First Street, LA 90012) on Sunday, December 4 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Alan Partridge's SCISSORED ISLE Premieres November 17Alan Partridge's SCISSORED ISLE Premieres November 17
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

ALAN PARTRIDGE'S latest special, “SCISSORED ISLE,” is set to debut across Seeso platformsThursday, November 17. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo's News Stand-Up Special Streaming Exclusively on SeesoJaneane Garofalo's News Stand-Up Special Streaming Exclusively on Seeso
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Out this week is Janeane Garofalo's news stand-up special IF I MAY is streaming exclusively on Seeso. (more...)

Seeso to Premiere ALAN PARTRIDGE'S SCISSORED ISLE and ANDY RICHTER'S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYSSeeso to Premiere ALAN PARTRIDGE'S SCISSORED ISLE and ANDY RICHTER'S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Just in time for the holiday season, Seeso today announced that ALAN PARTRIDGE'S “SCISSORED ISLE” will debut November 17, and “ANDY RICHTER'S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS,” an all-new special from the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), will premiere on Seeso platforms December 20. (more...)

truTV to Premiere New Hybrid Comedy Series JON GLASER LOVES GEAR, TodaytruTV to Premiere New Hybrid Comedy Series JON GLASER LOVES GEAR, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

truTV announced today details for two of its upcoming projects - the new hybrid comedy series Jon JON GLASER LOVES GEAR created by and starring Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls), and the scripted comedy pilot Small Victories, created by and starring Melissa Hunter (Maya and Marty). (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Caroline Rhea, Todd Barry and Maeve Higgins Set To Headline A NIGHT OF COMEDY AND OTHER FUN STUFF at The Cutting RoomJaneane Garofalo, Caroline Rhea, Todd Barry and Maeve Higgins Set To Headline A NIGHT OF COMEDY AND OTHER FUN STUFF at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

OneKid OneWorld (www.onekidoneworld.org), a non-profit that funds education projects in Kenya and El Salvador, will host a blockbuster comedy and variety show Wednesday, October 26th at New York City's famed music and entertainment venue The Cutting Room.  The two hour entertainment extravaganza, benefiting the organization's ongoing efforts to build classrooms, provide desks and books, as well as fund teachers' salaries in rural under-privileged areas, will feature the hysterical talents of a long line-up of comedians including JANEANE GAROFALO (from 'The Larry Sanders Show,' '24,' and HBO's 'One Night Stand'); CAROLINE RHEA ("Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Two Broke Girls"); TODD BARRY ("Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "Late Show with David Letterman," "Flight of the Conchords," "Louie"); and MAEVE HIGGINS ("Inside Amy Schumer," "Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson"), along with other surprise celebrity guests. (more...)

RIGHT NOW! with Carolyn Castiglia to Present Special Election Performance 10/20RIGHT NOW! with Carolyn Castiglia to Present Special Election Performance 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Right NOW! with Carolyn Castiglia is a female-driven live talk show that blends the gab fest elements of daytime TV with traditional late-night comedy, topped off with the dark sparkly bite of neo-vaudeville acts from burlesque and cabaret. A night hosted by Carolyn feels like a teenage sleepover at your best friend's house: it's both comforting and full of new discoveries, and chock full of belly laughs. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo Set for Night of Stand-Up at Ridgefield PlayhouseJaneane Garofalo Set for Night of Stand-Up at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series presents a night of stand-up with Janeane Garofalo today, September 24 at 8 p.m. Kicking off the night is Christine O'Leary.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 9/18/2016Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Connecticut (more...)

Get Your Stand-Up Fix with SEESO's First Annual 'Stand-Up Streaming Fest'Get Your Stand-Up Fix with SEESO's First Annual 'Stand-Up Streaming Fest'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seeso today announced its "12-Week Stand-Up Streaming Fest" with 12-weeks of exclusive original stand-up comedy specials and series beginning October 20 through January 5. The following comedy specials will debut throughout the festival's run: (more...)

truTV to Premiere New Hybrid Comedy Series JON GLASER LOVES GEAR, 10/26truTV to Premiere New Hybrid Comedy Series JON GLASER LOVES GEAR, 10/26
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

truTV announced today details for two of its upcoming projects - the new hybrid comedy series Jon JON GLASER LOVES GEAR created by and starring Jon Glaser (Trainwreck, Parks and Recreation, Girls), and the scripted comedy pilot Small Victories, created by and starring Melissa Hunter (Maya and Marty). (more...)

Janeane Garofalo Set for Night of Stand-Up at Ridgefield PlayhouseJaneane Garofalo Set for Night of Stand-Up at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Bart's Tree Service Comedy Series presents a night of stand-up with Janeane Garofalo on Saturday, September 24 at 8 p.m. Kicking off the night is Christine O'Leary.  (more...)

Pop to Premiere Satirical Comedy Series NIGHTCAP, 11/16Pop to Premiere Satirical Comedy Series NIGHTCAP, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

POP to bring viewers a scripted, culture-commentary comedy series NIGHTCAP premiering on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. (more...)

HBO to Make Entire Run of THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW Available Starting in SeptemberHBO to Make Entire Run of THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW Available Starting in September
by TV News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

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