Jon Stewart News

Ann Arbor's Penny Seats Presents TOM FOOLERY 10/02-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

Musical Tom Foolery will be performed at Conor O'Neills by Ann Arbor's The Penny Seats the first four Thursdays in Oct 2-23. (more...)

Comix At Foxwoods to Present THE DAILY SHOW'S Lewis Black
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

'The Daily Show's' Lewis Black will be doing a one-night-only performance at the Grand Theatre in Fox Woods. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clip from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events with LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. (more...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (more...)

John Oliver to Headline Seattle's Paramount Theatre, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

John Oliver, comedian and host of HBO's new hit show Last Week Tonight, will appear at the Paramount Theatre on November 23, 2014 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Comedian & HBO Host JOHN OLIVER Announces Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

John Oliver, the host of Last Week Tonight, announces a fall tour with 15 dates including a stop at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on December 5, 2014. His last two appearances at DPAC sold out in 2011 and 2013. (more...)

John Oliver Announces Fall 2014 Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

John Oliver, the host of HBO's Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, announced today a 15-date tour visiting theaters throughout the U.S. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 15 starting at 10:00 a.m. at www.livenation.com and through the Live Nation mobile app. For more information about John Oliver and the tour, please visit, www.iamjohnoliver.com. (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Welcome Diana Krall and John Oliver this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced two new shows in November at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). Grammy Award winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall appears Thursday, November 13, 2014. On Friday, November 21, 2014, Live Nation presents Emmy Award winning writer and comedian John Oliver. Tickets are $89.75 and $69.75 for Diana Krall and $45 for John Oliver. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, August 15, 2014 at noon and will be available online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600, and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Comedy Central & THE DAILY SHOW WITH JON STEWART Launch New Podcast
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

For those who love "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" but hate visual stimuli, "The Daily Show" is proud to announce the "The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart." (more...)

VIDEO: Check out Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

HBO continues to present a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continued with a new edition SUNDAY, AUG. 10 (more...)

Demetri Martin Coming to WHBPAC, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

The ingeniously brilliant standup comic Demetri Martin performs at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $60, $75, $90 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

New York Comedy Festival 2014 Line-Up to Include Bill Cosby, Bill Maher, and More, 11/3-9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Marking its 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2014 line-up today. The festival, spanning from November 5 - 9, will feature comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden and Town Hall. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

NYCF and Comedy Central Announce Festival Lineup - Bill Cosby, Bill Maher, Amy Schumer and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Marking its 11th year, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced its 2014 line-up today. The festival, spanning from November 5 9, will feature comedy's biggest stars performing in New York City's most prestigious venues, including the Beacon Theatre, Carnegie Hall, The Theater at Madison Square Garden and Town Hall. (more...)

Comedian Lewis Black to Make Music Hall Debut 9/5 in Portsmouth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Comedian Lewis Black makes his debut at the Historic Theater as part of the Hilarity series. Best known for his appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Black will bring his brand of social commentary to the Historic Theater. This show will have you rolling with laughter while he rants about current events, historical events and the little mysteries of life. This Grammy Award-winner delivers a show that you don't want to miss. Tickets are on sale now and going fast. (more...)

Stand-Up Comic Mort Sahl to Perform at the Palace Danbury Theatre, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Legendary stand-up comedian, Mort Sahl, is coming to Danbury's historic Palace Theatre for an exclusive Connecticut performance on Saturday, August 23rd at 8pm. (more...)

Red Hook's Barge to Present DEADPAN ALLEY and PIRATE SCHOOL! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

This year Red Hook's antique wooden barge is celebrating its 100th birthday with old-time family entertainment. Sponsored by Investors Bank & Brooklyn Bridge Realty, this series of two one-man performances features two Sunday spectaculars by a vaudeville comedian and a Pirate. (more...)

No Name Comedy Variety Shows @ Ottos In Manhattan Continue this Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

"No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer, Eric Vetter recently announced three August 2014 shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first on Friday, August 8th featuring comics Liz Miele (Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"), Subhah Agarwal(New York Comedy Festival) and Crystian Ramirez (AXS-TV 'Live At Gotham'). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Clips from Last Night's LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER
by TV News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

HBO continues its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues with a new edition SUNDAY, AUG. 3 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut ROSEWATER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first stills from Jon Stewart's directorial debut ROSEWATER, based on the New York Times best-selling memoir Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival, written by BBC journalist Maziar Bahari. Check them out below! (more...)

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