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Joe's Pub to Present Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill & More This Holiday Season

Get in the holiday spirit at Joe's Pub with Murray Hill, Justin Vivian Bond, Bridget Everett, Justin Hicks and more!

MY BIG FAT GAY JEWISH CHRISTMAS Arrives At 3 Dollar Bill This Month

Opa! It's Christmas in July! 'My Big Fat Gay Jewish Christmas Spectacular' brings holiday cheer to Brooklyn with a one-night-only benefit event on Tuesday, July 26 at 7 PM at 3 Dollar Bill in Brooklyn, New York.

JINX! A Musical Comedy and Character Showcase Returns to Brooklyn

Featuring a fresh lineup of Brooklyn’s biggest musical comedians and character performers, Jinx is a showcase that celebrates new and innovative comedy. The inaugural Jinx was a smash hit, so they're running it back. The theme this time around is self-care, so show yourself some care and come out and laugh! 

New York Comedy Fest to Present QUEER QABARET

In one night of two shows, the legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre will host an incredible showcase of LGBTQ+ performers, all accomplished musical comedians in New York City. With original music in a variety of styles, each comic will showcase their distinct voice, led by the 'cabaret bitch' of the Duplex herself: Sally Ann Hall.

Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon

This weekend, Ars Nova raised over $400,000 during the The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 200 artists.

Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestream Telethon Lineup

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 150 artists celebrating Ars Nova’s past and present, while raising funds to support the company’s artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

Phillipa Soo, Billy Eichner, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ashley Park and More Join 100+ Artists for THE ARS NOVA FOREVER TELETHON

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 100 artists celebrating Ars Nova's past and present, while raising funds to support the company's artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

Rhea Seehorn, Jason Lee & Tatiana Maslany Join Voice Cast of THE HARPER HOUSE

The Harper House follows an overconfident female head of a household (Seehorn), as she struggles to regain a higher status for herself and for her family of oddballs.

Brooklyn Comedy Collective Pays Producers To Live Stream Their Shows On TVCO

In light of the need to social distance and quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic, the Brooklyn Comedy Collective is taking its comedy online nightly at 9 PM EST on the live streaming app TVCO - and paying its producers a stipend to live stream their shows.

CBS Announces The 20 Performers Participating In The 2020 Showcase

CBS today announced the 20 performers participating in the 2020 SHOWCASE, which will begin its run of six shows on Jan. 14 at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles.

Comedians From Late Night With Seth Meyers, High Maintenance & More Announced At WALT

Comedians Luke Mones (Comedy Central), Jo Firestone (Late Night With Seth Meyers), Fumi Abe (Asian, Not Asian), and Tessa Skara (High Maintenance) perform at 'WALT', a comedy show at Union Hall in Brooklyn on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Tessa Skara ROCK GODDESS Announced At Union Hall 6/23

Fresh off headlining at the historic Carolines on Broadway, the new queen of comedy rock returns to Union Hall for the Golden Hours Live Comedy Series. Featuring stand up, original songs, and a live rock band, Tessa Skara: Rock Goddess is one part comedy special, one part rock concert.

Comedians Bringing The Laughter To Carolines On Broadway In May

Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of May, highlighted by headliners Theo Von, from his Netflix special 'No Offfense,'May 3 and 4; . Donnell Rawlings, 'Ashy Larry' from Comedy Central'sChappelle's Show, Mothers Day Weekend, May 9 - 12; Big Jay Oakerson, host of SiriusXM Radio's The Bonfire, May 16 - 19; James 'Talent' Harris, from the New York Kings Comedy Tour, Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 - 26; andWellRed Comedy, starring Trae Crowder, Corey Forrester and Drew Morgan, May 30 and 31 (and June 1).

Comedy Community Comes Together for ANIMAL SHOW at Vital Joint

The comedy community comes together for 'Animal Show', a monthly standup show featuring some of Brooklyn's best.

Littlefield presents GENEROUS LAUGHS A Pride Fund Benefit Show

Littlefield is proud to present Generous Laughs , a charity comedy show benefiting the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence , a political action committee organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect political candidates at the national level who support sensible gun reforms and LGBTQ equality and protections . www.pridefund.org

SSINGSSING, Toni Menage & Poison Ivy, and More This Week at Joe's Pub

Check out what's coming to Joe's Pub this week!

David Lynch Burlesque, Patty Schemel, Robyn Hood, and More Come to Joe's Pub, 1/27-2/7

Critically-acclaimed cabarettist Molly Pope returns to Joe's Pub for the live recording of her very first album, An Audience with Molly Pope. Drawing from a catalogue of re-contextualized pop, theater and standards, the "viscerally thrilling alto" (Time Out New York) brings a mix of favorite repertoire and new material.

Ars Nova Sets Complete ANT Fest 2015 Lineup

 Ars Nova has announced the lineup for its 8th Annual ANT Fest, running June 1 - 26.  This year's festival of all new talent features four nonstop weeks of comedy, music & theater mash-ups, and invites audiences on a nightly adventure with the next wave of breakthrough artists at Ars Nova.  A complete lineup is listed below.

Photo Flash: First Look at TOO MANY LENAS 3: LET THEM EAT CAKE, Opening Tonight at 2014 Ice Factory Festival

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 21st annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2014 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2014 will present six new works over six weeks, running from June 25 - August 2, 2014. Running today, July 2 through the 5th is 'Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake', presented by CARROLL SIMMONS, created and written by Carroll Simmons, and directed by David Bernstein. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

Ars Nova Announces Complete Lineup for ANT FESTIVAL, 6/2-28

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Managing Director) proudly announces the lineup for its 7th Annual ANT Fest. This year's festival of All New Talent runs from June 2 - 28, featuring fresh new work from some of New York's most exciting emerging artists. From epic rock opera to sexy shadow puppetry, 2014's ANT Fest heats up Ars Nova this summer with four weeks of comedy, music, theater and a fusion of all three you won't see anywhere else.

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