Nat Freedberg to Release Solo Album, 'Better Late Than Never'Nat Freedberg to Release Solo Album, 'Better Late Than Never'
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Sometimes with adversity comes a certain freedom. When Nat Freedberg, guitarist, singer and songwriter behind The Upper Crust, The Titanics and The Flies (among other stellar Boston bands) suffered nerve damage and surgery, he was despondent at first when confronting his guitar playing. As he recounts it, “It occurred to me that I'd never been a technical virtuoso to begin with, then I felt better straightaway.” The prospect of ending his decades-long career in music fueled the idea of recording a collection of his unreleased songs, albeit with no real strategy or a real band. Better Late Than Never comes out Friday, February 15th on Rum Bar Records. (more...)

Clip Show: A Sketch Show Celebrates Its 3 Year Birthday At The PitClip Show: A Sketch Show Celebrates Its 3 Year Birthday At The Pit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Clip Show is an award-winning, NYC-based sketch comedy troupe comprised of nine writers, actors & comedians: Brian Flynn, Jonathan Greaser, Myles Hewette, Logan Lampton, Ganesh Nair, Joe Pardavila, Ryan Stanisz, Heather Beeman and Travis Tack. WHAT: Clip Show has been performing together for three years and has secured a monthly residency at the Peoples Improv Theater (PIT), one of the top comedy theaters in NYC. Each month, the cast creates a completely new and unique show to deliver one hour of live, uproarious, and clever comedy that lies at the intersection of silly, shocking, and sincere. This month's show marks Clip Show's third birthday as a sketch comedy group. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Comedy 1 Series with a double-bill evening of standup featuring Crazy Rich Asians actor (more...)

Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents AN EVENING WITH RONNY CHIENG AND DULCE SLOANSchimmel Center at Pace University Presents AN EVENING WITH RONNY CHIENG AND DULCE SLOAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Comedy 1 Series with a double-bill evening of standup featuring Crazy Rich Asians actor (more...)

Deadpan Comic Stewart Francis To Bring One-liners To WarringtonDeadpan Comic Stewart Francis To Bring One-liners To Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Deadpan comic Stewart Francis has announced he will be bringing his trademark one-liners to Warrington this autumn. (more...)

DANIEL SLOSS: X Will Run Off-Broadway Next MonthDANIEL SLOSS: X Will Run Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish comedian, Daniel Sloss, will run his critically acclaimed new show, Daniel Sloss: X, in a month-long off-Broadway run February 6 24, 2019 at SoHo Playhouse. Following the NYC run, Sloss will tour X to theaters across the U.S. For full tour dates and show times visit Daniel's website. Daniel Sloss: X is Daniel's third show presented off-Broadway, previously running Daniel Sloss: DARK in two separate runs, as well as Daniel Sloss: Jigsaw off-Broadway. (more...)

Madison Theatre At Molloy College Presents Ivy League Of ComedyMadison Theatre At Molloy College Presents Ivy League Of Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College presents The Ivy League of Comedy presenting…Fabulously Funny Females. (more...)

LEMUR MOM Comes to Whitefire Theatre Solofest 2019LEMUR MOM Comes to Whitefire Theatre Solofest 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Megan Dolan has the distinct feeling that she's not the right mom. As she navigates the treacherous world of support groups, child psychologists, and play-dates trying to help her son communicate, she makes countless wrong turns along the way. Megan ultimately must face the truth about herself in order to help her child. (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...)

Chelsea Peretti to Host 2019 Writers Guild AwardsChelsea Peretti to Host 2019 Writers Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Acclaimed actress-writer-comedian Chelsea Peretti (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation) is set to host the 2019 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show on Sunday, February 17, 2019. (more...)

Kathie Lee Gifford Leaving TODAYKathie Lee Gifford Leaving TODAY
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

After more than ten years, Kathie Lee Gifford will leave as the co-host of the fourth hour of “Today” on NBC, according to Variety. (more...)

Comedian Louie Anderson Comes To UCPAC In RahwayComedian Louie Anderson Comes To UCPAC In Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Comedy legend Louie Anderson will grace the stage of Union County Performing Arts Center next month for a one-night-only performance. Anderson is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics, named "One of 100 Greatest Stand-up Comedians of All Time" by Comedy Central. His career has spanned over 30 years. (more...)

Jeff Whalen Announces Solo AlbumJeff Whalen Announces Solo Album
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

JEFF WHALEN, the frontman and mastermind behind celebrated L.A. power pop band Tsar, announces details of his first-ever solo album 10 MORE ROCK SUPER HITS, to be released in early 2019.  (more...)

Daniel Sloss Adds Shows To Off-Broadway Run of DANIEL SLOSS: XDaniel Sloss Adds Shows To Off-Broadway Run of DANIEL SLOSS: X
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Internationally acclaimed and award-winning Scottish comedian, Daniel Sloss, has added shows to the off-Broadway run of his new show, Daniel Sloss: X, running February 6 - 24, 2019 at SoHo Playhouse.  Second shows have been added at 9:00 PM on Thursdays and Fridays and 7:00 PM on Sundays for the length of the run.  For full tour dates and show times visit Daniel's website.  Daniel Sloss: X is Daniel's third show presented off-Broadway, previously running Daniel Sloss: DARK in two separate runs, as well as Daniel Sloss: Jigsaw off-Broadway. (more...)

LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest LineupsLIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineups
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Live from Here with Chris Thile confirms the guest lineup for its Town Hall residency in New York, throughout December as well as their January 2019 performance in Durham, NC and Chicago, IL. The shows feature special guests Cat Power, St. Vincent, Maggie Rogers,Death Cab for Cutie, Jason Isbell, Tank and the Bangas, Jon Batiste, Vulfpeck and more. (more...)

NJPAC Presents Comedian Ronny ChiengNJPAC Presents Comedian Ronny Chieng
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Spend a hilarious evening with Ronny Chieng, one of the fastest-rising stars in stand-up comedy, known for his role in the big-screen hit Crazy Rich Asians, and for his regular appearances as a correspondent on Comedy Central's Daily Show with Trevor Noah. (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...)

Craig Ferguson Comes to The Bomhard TheaterCraig Ferguson Comes to The Bomhard Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

The Kentucky Center presents Craig Ferguson's "Hobo Fabulous Tour," Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 7 p.m. (more...)

MPAC Holiday Events Include Craig Ferguson, SPAMALOT, and MoreMPAC Holiday Events Include Craig Ferguson, SPAMALOT, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center has a full lineup of holiday events that appeal to people of all ages and entertainment tastes. From New Jersey Ballet's Nutcracker to a Charlie Brown Christmas to Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas, MPAC has many options to celebrate the holidays this season. (more...)

Russell Peters Announces DEPORTED WORLD TOURRussell Peters Announces DEPORTED WORLD TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Global comedy superstar Russell Peters is thrilled to announce his return to Portland for his World Deported Tour at the Keller Auditorium on February 8, 2019. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, November 9 at 10am. The Emmy®, Gemini® and Peabody® award winning comic will perform his unique and sometimes controversial brand of humor home once again. Peters' new show features all new material including plenty of Russell's signature audience interactions. (more...)

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