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Comedians Announced for JOKES ON MAIN Comedy Series

The event is set to take place at the Patchogue Theatre on June 24th.

Comedians Announced for JOKES ON MAIN Comedy Series

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) announces a brand new edition of Jokes on Main, its comedy series featuring the Tri-State's funniest stand-up comedians, Steve Shaffer, John McClellan, Patty Rosborough & Rich Aronovitch on Friday, June 24 at 8:00pm. Some material may not be suitable for children. Lobby and bar concessions open at 7pm. Tickets are $30 plus fees. Save $5 per ticket when ordering 10 or more tickets - use code GROUP2022. Tickets can be purchased online anytime at or at the Box Office, (631) 207-1313, 71 East Main Street in Patchogue. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended. PTPA COVID-19 Restrictions have been lifted.

Steve Shaffer is an Ace award winning writer, a stand-up comedian with multiple television appearances and an actor who has appeared on film, television series and commercials. Steve Shaffer began his comedy career in New York City and almost immediately started performing on national television. His earlier appearances include, THE TONIGHT SHOW, THE Merv Griffin SHOW, THE CBS MORING SHOW, MTV'S NEW YEARS EVE SPECIAL, THE MONTREAL COMEDY FESTIVAL, THE "A" LIST ON Comedy Central and many others including Dick Clark'S AMERICAN BANDSTAND. This was particularly poignant for Steve since he grew up in Philadelphia. His other dream came true when he appeared on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Johnny Carson and later touring with George Carlin.

Mr. Shaffer continued to perform on network television as a comedian and as an actor with his recurring role on MURPHY BROWN.

Steve has many national commercials to his credit. He was the Jeopardy Coach and the face of that campaign for two years. He continues to perform in comedy clubs, casinos, cruise ships, and corporate events around the country.

Steve's latest project is a play he co-wrote with comedian, Mark Schiff. It is a comedy entitled, Not This Year I Have a Headache.

THE NEW YORK POST "Vibrantly creative"

VARIETY "Inspired madness"

BOSTON GLOBE "Prodigious talent. Remarkable voices and characters"

John McClellan is a unique and funny voice in the world of comedy, possessing a rare ability to bring laughs to situations with insight and energy. A winner of The Seattle International Comedy Competition, as well as a prizewinning finalist in both the San Francisco Comedy Competition and the World Series of Comedy. He was also a featured performer at The Pensacola Comedy festival and Connecticut Comedy festival. John has been seen on Bravo TV's "Millionaire Matchmaker" and can be heard on Sirius/XM radio

Veteran performer Patty Rosborough is a top New York City comic whose breathless, frenetic, and shamelessly uninhibited performances can be seen at every major club in New York. She has appeared in England on BBCs comedy show "The World Stands Up" and at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival. She has stacked up a list of television credits ranging from Comedy Central, A&E, Showtime and VH1 as well as co-hosting the original "Short Attention Span Theater" with Jon Stewart. Patty's movie credits include appearing in "Funny (The Movie)" and the Adrian Lyne film "Jacobs Ladder." Patty was the winner of the BUD LIGHT LADIES OF LAUGHTER Comedy Competition and New York City's Charlie Award. She has also hosted her own morning radio talk show in New York called "The Coop and Patty Show" and warmed up audiences for ABC's "The View." Once you witness this powerhouse of comedy, you will see why she keeps so busy.

Rich Aronovitch has been seen dancing with Charo on NBC'S The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, has hosted multiple episodes of Three Men and A Chick Flick on The W.E. Network, and seen in multiple episodes of Beat Bobby Flay as a guest judge. He has been on NBC's Last Comic Standing, two episodes of AXS TV's Gotham Comedy LIVE and in the movie Wingman Inc. produced by Lion's Gate. Rich was recently on Access Daily with Mario Lopez on NBC.

Ticketing URL:

Box Office Hours

Wednesday - Saturday from 12-6pm and later on show nights.

(631) 207-1313 | 71 East Main Street, Patchogue NY 11772

Tickets can always be purchased online at

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The historic crown jewel of downtown Patchogue, Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA), first opened in 1923 as the largest theatre in Suffolk County. Ninety-five years since its construction, Patchogue Theatre has been through multiple renovations, including a $1.15 million renovation of its interior in 2016 with the installation of over 1,000 new seats, and the addition of a state-of-the-art LED marquee to its exterior in 2018.

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (organization name: Patchogue Village Center for the Performing Arts) operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization.

Our mission is to enrich, educate, and entertain a diverse audience by cultivating and showcasing a broad variety of performing artists. Patchogue Theatre serves as an innovative cultural resource for its community and the Long Island region by collaborating with neighboring organizations and fostering educational opportunities.

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is located at 71 East Main Street in Patchogue, N.Y., and can be reached at 631-207-1313 or by visiting

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