Variety Fuels Friday Comedy Night At Don't Tell MamaVariety Fuels Friday Comedy Night At Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

One of this season's most exciting debuts in New York City's cabaret scene is Alex Simmons's weekly Friday night comedy series at Don't Tell Mama, where mainstream club acts and alt-comedians are finding an eager audience. (more...)

Michael Schur Renews Overall Deal at Universal TelevisionMichael Schur Renews Overall Deal at Universal Television
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Two-time Emmy and Peabody Award winner Michael Schur, one of the most creative and respected minds in television and a writer-producer on some of the most critically acclaimed shows in history, has reupped his overall deal with Universal Television with a multi-year contract. (more...)

BWW Review: GREYSCALE, VAULT FestivalBWW Review: GREYSCALE, VAULT Festival
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 7, 2019

Anonymous Is A Woman strikes again with a disquieting site-specific show about consent and its withdrawal. Inspired by the Aziz Ansari scandal where a woman referred to as 'Grace' accused the comedian of pressuring her into sex while he stood by the opinion that it was merely a bad date, Greyscale is an exploration of blurred lines and personal stance. (more...)

Musical-Comedy Duo 'The Jasons' To Headline Don't Tell Mama This FridayMusical-Comedy Duo 'The Jasons' To Headline Don't Tell Mama This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

World-famous theater district entertainment destination Don't Tell Mama will feature the musical-comedy duo, The Jasons, this Friday night at 9:30PM as part of their ongoing weekly comedy night. (more...)

Chris Pratt, Rachel Brosnahan, Jordan Peele, Jane Fonda, RuPaul and More To Appear At PaleyFestChris Pratt, Rachel Brosnahan, Jordan Peele, Jane Fonda, RuPaul and More To Appear At PaleyFest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The Paley Center for Media today announced the initial group of talent who will be participating in PaleyFest LA 2019, which takes place March 15-24, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. PaleyFest LA gives fans access to special screenings, exclusive conversations, and behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news from the stars and creative minds behind their favorite shows. (more...)


by Victoria Ordin - Feb 4, 2019

Nearly two years after an impressive debut at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theater at A.R.T, Broken Box Mime Theater is back with SKIN, a collection of fifteen short pieces which alternate between the playful and the political. In Reverse (which dazzled this reviewer), consisted of just ten pieces. These physical storytellers, who come from diverse performing arts backgrounds (none of which, remarkably, include dance) have a palpable bond, perhaps because they communicate outside the sphere of language. Acting depends upon listening, but in mime, the 'listening' takes a more visceral and amorphous form. This accounts, I think, for the intimacy one witnesses in BXBR. It's easy for mime to miss the mark, at least if one associates meaning with hitting one's marks. These performers must trust each other to help make each action intelligible. Meaning itself, one might say, is collaborative. There is much to admire in Skin, and under Becky Baumwoll's direction, the performers continue to amaze with their ability to convey such depth and precision of feeling with recourse only to facial expressions and body language. (more...)

Inspired By The Aziz Ansari Scandal, Two Writers Present Three Sides Of The Truth In GRAYSCALEInspired By The Aziz Ansari Scandal, Two Writers Present Three Sides Of The Truth In GRAYSCALE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

How do people miss the signals of someone withdrawing consent? Inspired by the Aziz Ansari scandal, Madeline Gould and Joel Samuels have both written monologues for characters on a date without conferring. A novel way of creating theatre, this process will emulate the discrepancies in memory when two people recount the same experience. (more...)

Don't Tell Mama Continues Comedy Series Into 2019Don't Tell Mama Continues Comedy Series Into 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

World-famous theater district entertainment destination Don't Tell Mama continues to blur the lines between classic cabaret and stand-up comedy every Friday night at 9:30PM (more...)

US Comedy Superstar Anthony Jeselnik Announces His Biggest Australian Tour YetUS Comedy Superstar Anthony Jeselnik Announces His Biggest Australian Tour Yet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Anthony Jeselnik has been enchanting while simultaneously gut-punching audiences with his line-crossing humour for over fifteen years. His evil genius wordplay has fuelled some of the most memorable Comedy Central Roasts and three widely-acclaimed solo comedy specials in the last decade. Don't miss the 'Dark Prince of Comedy' when he brings his wicked one-liners to Australian stages, playing Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in February-March. (more...)

Matt Braunger's FINALLY LIVE IN PORTLAND to Be Available for Streaming Feb. 5Matt Braunger's FINALLY LIVE IN PORTLAND to Be Available for Streaming Feb. 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Matt Braunger's new special Finally Live in Portlandwill be released by Comedy Dynamics on February 5, 2019 on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Microsoft, Steam, Vimeo, and major cable and satellite providers.  (more...)

Comedy Central Acquires PARKS AND RECREATION and Announces an All-Day Marathon PremiereComedy Central Acquires PARKS AND RECREATION and Announces an All-Day Marathon Premiere
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Comedy Central announced today it has acquired all seven seasons of the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated Universal Television series Parks and Recreation, which will make its Comedy Central debut with an all-day marathon on January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Select episodes will be available to stream on cc.com and the CC App. (more...)

SF Sketchfest Adds Weird Al, Rhett Miller, Bobby Moynihan and More To 2019 Comedy FestivalSF Sketchfest Adds Weird Al, Rhett Miller, Bobby Moynihan and More To 2019 Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces even more additions to the lineup for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27.  The 17-day festival features over 200 shows with  major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world performing in venues across the city bringing non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. Tickets for all shows now on sale at sfsketchfest.com. (more...)

After Sold-Out Premier, Comedy Continues At Don't Tell MamaAfter Sold-Out Premier, Comedy Continues At Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2018

World-famous theater district entertainment destination Don't Tell Mama will continue to showcase the top comedic talent New York City has to offer. The Friday night shows are at 9:30PM. (more...)

Stifel Theatre Welcomes Aziz Ansari
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Aziz Ansari has announced the Road To Nowhere Tour coming to Stifel Theatre on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy FestivalLineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. (more...)

JIM GAFFIGAN: NOBLE APE 90 Minute Stand-Up Special Makes Comedy Central Debut On 11/23JIM GAFFIGAN: NOBLE APE 90 Minute Stand-Up Special Makes Comedy Central Debut On 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Jim Gaffigan is back on Comedy Central on Friday, November 23 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT in the network debut of Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape, a special 90 minute event. (more...)

DPAC Welcomes Four Millionth GuestDPAC Welcomes Four Millionth Guest
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

On Wednesday, November 7th, DPAC welcomed its "Special 4 Millionth Guest." The winner, Dawn Bland of Durham, was nominated for this honor based on her significant contributions to the Triangle community. (more...)

All New All Star Stand-Up Comedy Comes to Bay Street Theater, 12/7All New All Star Stand-Up Comedy Comes to Bay Street Theater, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce an evening of all new All Star Stand-up Comedy just in time for laughing off the stress of the holidays on Friday, December 7 at 8 pm. Tickets are $30 when purchased in advance and $40 when purchased the day of the event; on sale now at baystreet.org or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. The Box Office is open Tuesday- Saturday 11 am - 5 pm or until showtime. (more...)

Stand-Up Returns To Don't Tell MamaStand-Up Returns To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2018

World-famous theater district entertainment destination, Don't Tell Mama, will once again feature top comedic talent from New York City and beyond. The 9:30 Friday night shows will start November 23rd. (more...)

John Cho and Alan Yang Team for New Film TIGERTAILJohn Cho and Alan Yang Team for New Film TIGERTAIL
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

John Cho will star in the new Netflix multi-generational drama, TIGERTAIL, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film comes from Alan Yang, who co-created the Netflix show MASTER OF NONE. (more...)

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