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THE MOTH HOUSE Streamed Comedy Gig Will Feature Tim Key, Natasia Demetriou, Lou Sande Photo THE MOTH HOUSE Streamed Comedy Gig Will Feature Tim Key, Natasia Demetriou, Lou Sanders, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020

Knock2Bag and mr box presents The Moth House a?" a streamed comedy gig on Thursday 4th June featuring some of their favourite acts performing brand new material, ideas and sketches.

The Off-Broadway League Announces New Seminar Series Photo The Off-Broadway League Announces New Seminar Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

The Off-Broadway League today announced that it will offer a new series of seminars. Each will delve into the intricacies of Off-Broadway from professionals in the Non-Profit and Commercial arenas. Throughout all these informal sessions experts will share insight and be available to answer questions.

Comedy Venue 2Northdown Owner Launches Production Company Laughing Around Photo Comedy Venue 2Northdown Owner Launches Production Company Laughing Around
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

TicketText Group (TTG), the company behind the renowned London King's Cross comedy venue 2Northdown and ticketing operator TicketText, have announced the launch of Laughing Around, a production company specialising in live comedy that will create original digital content.

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What  Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: The Evolution of Cell Phones Use at the Theater (And What to Do About It)
by Cara Joy David - Oct 10, 2019

Years ago, when the popularity of cell phones started exploding, theaters in other countries started experimenting with the idea of using signal jammers to prevent cell phone use in the theater. It never took off. And more and more people started using cell phones in the theater. There is the photo before, the texting during, the random cell phone ring and sometimes the recording of the performance. Most of it is not supposed to occur. We've all heard stories about performers stopping the show until phones are put away. But some wonder what can be done to stop it or even if it should be stopped.

EDINBURGH 2019: Catherine Cohen Q&A Photo EDINBURGH 2019: Catherine Cohen Q&A
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2019

BWW catches up with Catherine Cohen to chat about bringing The Twist...? She's Gorgeous to the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Pleasance Announces Another Batch of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

This incredible roster of shows joins the 20 recently announced shows supported by the Pleasance Futures programme, including this year's winners of the Charlie Hartill Special Theatre Reserve Fund and Comedy Reserve Fund, marking Pleasance's commitment to nurturing talent and supporting ambition. It's time to get your highlighters out and start booking some of these amazing 140 plus shows.

Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Tr Photo Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Triumph At Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Comedy Award Nominee Glenn Moore Announces Week Long Run At Soho Theatre Following Triumph At Fringe

Rob Delaney to Host STAND UP CENTRAL on Comedy Central UK Photo Rob Delaney to Host STAND UP CENTRAL on Comedy Central UK
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Multi-award-winning and critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, Rob Delaney, best known as the co-star and co-writer of the globally successful Catastrophe, is set to host the brand-new series of Comedy Central UK's established stand-up showcase, Stand Up Central.  The eight-part series, produced by Avalon, will air on Comedy Central UK from 10th October at 10pm.

The Marlowe Shares Updated Schedule for Comedy Festival Photo The Marlowe Shares Updated Schedule for Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

As well as individual acts, the Canterbury venue's Marlowe Theatre will host the popular Live At The Marlowe, while The Marlowe Studio has sneak previews of eight Edinburgh Fringe comedy acts.

The Marlowe Studio Announces Summer Lineup Photo The Marlowe Studio Announces Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

IF YOU'RE looking for a great night out this summer, head to The Marlowe Studio in Canterbury.

The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President Photo The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Terry Byrne was elected as the new President of The Off-Broadway League. Byrne is the first female president in the nearly 60 year history of the League. The organization also announced three new additions to the Board, including Dean Carpenter, Steven Chaikelson and Casey York.

Pleasance Announces 126 More Shows For Fringe Programme Photo Pleasance Announces 126 More Shows For Fringe Programme
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Today, 126 shows go on sale to join the phenomenal Pleasance programme. With a roster this diverse and exciting, you'll want to spend the whole of August in Edinburgh!

The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury Stages First Comedy Festival Photo The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury Stages First Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

OMID Djalili, Adam Buxton and Nish Kumar are among the stars of The Marlowe's first Comedy Festival. Tickets for the July event go on sale today (Friday).

Chester Gregory to Lead Reading of New Play About Lloyd Price Photo Chester Gregory to Lead Reading of New Play About Lloyd Price
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

An industry only presentation of Lawdy Miss Clawdy, a new play by B. Jeffrey Madoff and Lloyd Price, will be presented March 1 - 2 at the Theatre Center in Manhattan.

Off-Broadway Week's 2-For-1 Tickets are Onsale Today Photo Off-Broadway Week's 2-For-1 Tickets are Onsale Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM two-for-one tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 10:30am EST. The popular biannual program now in its ninth year will run February 12 to February 25, 2018, offering visitors and New Yorkers the opportunity to see more than 35 unique Off-Broadway productions at an excellent value. Participating shows-of which 22 are new to NYC Off-Broadway Week for winter 2018-include critics' picks, musical revivals, celebrities, family-friendly themes, long-running classics and more. NYC Off-Broadway Week tickets can be purchased now at nycgo.com/off-broadway-week.

London's Most Exciting Comedy Night Is Back! Photo London's Most Exciting Comedy Night Is Back!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Having previously hosted Suzi Ruffell, Ken Cheng, Heidi Regan and Rob Oldham StraightUp Productions presents the fifth and sixth editions of our regular night of comedy at The Landor Pub, a stone's throw from Clapham North and Stockwell tube stations. Two remarkable nights of comedy are promised with a line-up of fantastic talents, brought to you in the superb and recently renovated Landor Space!

Adam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide Tour Photo Adam Hess And Glenn Moore Join Forces And Embark On A Nationwide Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Adam Hess and prolific stand-up, writer, and sketch comedian Glenn Moore (Mock The Week, BBC Two) are set to embark on a double headed UK tour, performing their critically acclaimed comedy from 9th February to 3rd May.

Leicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and More Photo Leicester Comedy Festival Announces 2018 Line-Up Featuring Over 800 Events and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Leicester Comedy Festival (7th 25th February) today launches its 2018 festival line-up with a bumper 164 page brochure, featuring 836 events across 69 venues, performed by 613 comedians and performers; an increase of 8.5% on last year.

BWW Review:  THE VIOLIN at 59E59 is an Intriguing Human Drama Photo BWW Review: THE VIOLIN at 59E59 is an Intriguing Human Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 20, 2017

The Violin, now onstage at 59E59 Theaters, is a drama that gives audiences a compelling reason to go to the theatre. Written by Dan McCormick and directed by Joseph Discher, this highly anticipated World Premiere is an intriguing play about three men and how their lives intertwine.

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, WHEN PIGS FLY, TORCH SONG and More Take Part in NYC Off-Broadway  Photo A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, WHEN PIGS FLY, TORCH SONG and More Take Part in NYC Off-Broadway Week; Tickets on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Off-Broadway Week tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 10:30am EST.

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