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Culture Clash Celebrates 40th Anniversary at The Soraya

Famed Chicano performance troupe Culture Clash, featuring Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza, proudly returns to The Soraya to celebrate the group’s 40th Anniversary. 

SF SKETCHFEST Continues In San Francisco Shows & Livestream Events Through February 4

After kicking off its 21st comedy festival last week with legend Eric Idle, followed by dozens of shows through the week, SF Sketchfest continues its multi-day comedy festival with more shows and live-stream events through Februrary 4.

SF SKETCHFEST Kicks Off Next Week With Eric Idle, 200+ Shows January 18 - February 4

SF Sketchfest kicks off its 21st comedy festival with legend Eric Idle at the Castro Theatre on Thursday, January 18 followed by over 200 shows taking place through February 4 in venues across San Francisco.

SF Sketchfest Unveils Lineup for 2024 Comedy Festival Featuring More Than 200 Shows

SF Sketchfest has revealed the initial lineup for the 2024 Comedy Festival in San Francisco. Tickets go on sale on November 19.

Heather McMahan Announces Debut At Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas With One-Night-Only Show, August 19

Comedian, actress, and host, Heather McMahan, has announced her debut at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Saturday, August 19, 2023. McMahan will bring her wit and southern flair with Heather McMahan: The Comeback Tour to the intimate venue for one night only. Tickets for the show go on sale to the public on Friday, April 7, 2023 at 10 a.m. PST.


Si, se puede. Three words that inspired a movement and  defined the legacy of civil rights icon and American living legend Dolores Huerta. On Sunday,  Nov 13 at 7pm, the Younes and Soraya Center for the Performing Arts will honor her with  Concierto para Dolores: A Musical Tribute to Dolores Huerta, a one-night celebration of the social justice trailblazer. 

JJ Whitehead, Andrew Ginsburg, T Murph, and More To Bring The Laughs To Carolines On Broadway In October

 Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, announced its talented line-up for the month of October.

The Den Theatre to Present Comedian Cristela Alonzo in September

The Den Theatre will present comedian Cristela Alonzo for three stand-up performances September 29 – 30, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage.

The Den Theatre Presents Comedian Cristela Alonzo on the Heath Mainstage in September

The Den Theatre has announced comedian Cristela Alonzo for three stand-up performances September 29 – 30, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

BWW Review: ATC Closes Season With World Premiere of HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN SON

While vacuous debates are brewing about Critical Race Theory, and noxious mobs are chanting Don't Say Gay, Chris Pena's play reminds us that America is not only a work in progress, but a fragile ship at risk of capsizing. Cries of Replacement Theory are a clear indication of America's Potemkin meritocracy, where political optics have a way to whitewash the squalor within. Beyond the cutural lessons of immigration and the endearing tale of a father and a son, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN SON unveils a nasty old game, one that is rigged incesantly against the perceived minority in favor of existing power brokers.

World Premiere of HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN SON Starring Cristela Alonzo to be Presented at Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company's final production of the 54th season, written by ATC Artistic Associate, christopher oscar peña, is a coming-of-age comedy about a father and son who are living two different versions of the American dream, and how they navigate the difficult realities surrounding citizenship, business, love and the importance of family.

Cristela Alonzo Returns to Netflix with Second Comedy Special, 'Middle Classy'

Cristela Alonzo is back for her second Netflix Comedy special with Middle Classy. It is set to premiere globally on Netflix on June 28th. The special is produced by Page Hurwitz and Wanda Sykes for Push It Productions. Hurwitz also directs. 

Lewisville Grand Brings Lots Of Laughs This January With Two Stand-up Comedy Performances 

The Lewisville Grand Theater will shine a spotlight on some of DFW's funniest folks with two performances of stand-up comedy in the Black Box Theater on Saturday, January 22, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. 

Netflix Is A Joke: The Festival Announces Initial Lineup for 2022 Festival

The comedy fest in Los Angeles will feature Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler, Chris Rock, Conan O’Brien, David Letterman, Ellen DeGeneres, Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Larry David, Margaret Cho, Maya Rudolph, Nick Kroll, Sandra Bernhard, Seth Rogen, Tina Fey, Wanda Sykes and more. 

Lin Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, & More to Be Honored at Critics Choice's Celebration of Latino Cinema

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Olga Merediz, Gloria Estefan and more will be honored by Critics Choice at the 2021 Celebration of Latino Cinema!

The Club At Studio K to Return to the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the relaunch of the Club at Studio K, a cabaret-style lounge concept offering world-class arts and culture in an up-close-and-personal setting. Located in the REACH, the Club will offer performances Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from February through March 2022.

Gracie Theatre Honors Those Who Served With Half-Price Tickets On Veterans Day

Popular Portland, Maine comedian Karen Morgan returns to Husson University's Gracie Theatre on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 7 p.m. along with Tara Brown, for a night of fun, family-friendly comedy.

HBO Max Announces Launch Of HBO Max Pa'lante

Founded on the vision of empowerment, resilience, and hope, Pa’lante! (Forward) is a celebration of the ambicultural movement that embraces being both fully Latino and fully American without having to sacrifice any part of one’s identity.  

ABC to Air Primetime Comedy Special VOMO: VOTE OR MISS OUT

ABC will be airing “VOMO: Vote or Miss Out,” a nonpartisan comedy special event created by ATTN: in partnership with When We All Vote, featuring some of the biggest names in comedy and music, MONDAY, SEPT. 14 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). Emceed by comedy legend Kevin Hart, the entertainment-filled television event will aim to encourage electoral participation in the 2020 election.

NETFLIX IS A JOKE FEST Heads to Los Angeles This April

Netflix Is A Joke, Netflix's comedy brand, is throwing a week-long comedy festival, Netflix Is A Joke Fest. Produced by Netflix in association with Live Nation, the star-studded celebration of comedy will take over Los Angeles April 27th - May 3rd and feature live stand-up shows, special events and activations with Netflix comedians and artists from around the world. Featured Netflix talent include Ali Wong, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr, Dave Chappelle, David Letterman, Jamie Foxx, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Kevin Hart, Martin Lawrence, Sebastian Maniscalco, the cast of Schitt's Creek and more. The fest will also include STAND OUT: An LGBTQ+ Celebration  with headliners Alan Carr, Hannah Gadsby, Margaret Cho, Rosie O'Donnell, Sandra Bernhard, Wanda Sykes and more.

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