Nick DiPaolo Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 8/2

Nick DiPaolo Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 8/2 Laugh out loud when the very funny Nick DiPaolo does his stand-up show at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, August 2, at 8 p.m. DiPaolo's honest and caustic comedy has made him a sought after voice on stage, television and radio and earned him two Emmy Nominations for writing. His career took off after he appeared on "HBO's Young Comedian Special". DiPaolo has four standup specials, which he wrote and starred in, four CDs and a one-hour Showtime special "Raw Nerve" to write home about. Special guest is Meghan Hanley, a New York comedian, writer and actor who was voted one of New York's Emerging Comics by The NYC Underground Comedy Festival in 2010. Bissell House (378 Main St., Ridgefield) is offering a free glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets/stubs are presented. This event is part of the Clark Construction Comedy Series.

Nick DiPaolo has starred in numerous comedy shows, including Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn and several of their roasts, most notably for Pamela Anderson, Denis Leary, Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy. DiPaolo's movie credits include Beer League, The Sopranos and The Chris Rock Show. His comedic pearls of wisdom even made it to the 77th Annual Academy Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards.

For tickets ($37), call the box office at 203-438-5795, or order online at The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.