Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning to UP are Nick Thune, Moshe Kasher and Dana Gould. Appearing at UP for the first time are Bridget Everett and Dave Hill, Judah Friedlander, Jeff Ross, Yannis Pappas, Jerrod Carmichael and Todd Glass. Each show includes a feature stand-up comic and a local emcee who hosts the evening. (more...)

Dana Gould Set for Comedy Works Larimer Square, 7/10-12
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

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Spotify Presents 'Comedy Racket Bracket' For the Month of March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This March, 32 stand-up comedians including Mike Birbliga, Craig Ferguson, and Brian Posehn go head-to-head in a bracket hosted by Spotify, with prizes for fans. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jimmy Kimmel, Jeff Ross, Aziz Ansari & More in Variety's Power of Comedy Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

This past Saturday night, some of Hollywood's most talented comedians gathered at Variety's Power of Comedy Event Presented by Xbox One and benefitting The Noreen Fraser Foundation and their Men for Women Program, which uses humor to engage men to join the fight against women's cancers. The 4th annual celebration was held at The Avalon Hollywood and honored Jimmy Kimmel with Variety's Power of Comedy Award, in recognition for his remarkable contributions to comedy as the host and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning Jimmy Kimmel Live! Additional sponsors of the event included Amazon Studios, GUINNESS, Johnnie Walker, Skype and Unite4:Good. (more...)

Jeff Ross Hosts 4th Annual Variety's 'Power of Comedy' Honoring Jimmy Kimmel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Variety is pleased to announce that Jeff Ross will be hosting their 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy event presented by Xbox One tonight, November 16 at The Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. (more...)

Jeff Ross to Host 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy Event, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Variety is pleased to announce that Jeff Ross will be hosting their 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy event presented by Xbox One on November 16 at The Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. (more...)

Dana Gould's I KNOW IT'S WRONG Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Comedian Dana Gould brings his incisive wit to “I Know It's Wrong.”. New Wave Dynamics will release the award-winning comedian's new comedy special for digital video and audio download now. (more...)

Jeff Ross to Host 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy Event, 11/16
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Variety is pleased to announce that Jeff Ross will be hosting their 4th Annual Variety's Power of Comedy event presented by Xbox One on November 16 at The Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. (more...)

Jeff Ross to Host 4th Annual Variety's 'Power of Comedy' Honoring Jimmy Kimmel, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Variety is pleased to announce that Jeff Ross will be hosting their 4th AnnualVariety's Power of Comedy event presented by Xbox One on November 16 at The Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. This entertaining evening of stand-up, sketch comedy and musical acts will feature performances by Joel McHale, David Spade, Adam Carolla, Dana Gould, Kevin Nealon and Jimmy Kimmel Live! house band Cleto and the Cletones. The celebration will honor Jimmy Kimmel with the 2013 Variety's Power of Comedy Award, and will once again support The Noreen Fraser Foundation's mission of raising funds for women's cancer research. This year's gala is presented by Xbox One and sponsored by Amazon Studios, GUINNESS and Johnnie Walker and will bring together over six hundred VIP guests, including some of Hollywood's most talented comedians. (more...)

New Original Series MASTERS OF SEX Among Showtime's 2013 Fall Programming
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

Showtime announces its 2013 Fall Programming Overview. (more...)

Comedy Central Greenlights MELTDOWN WITH JONAH & KUMAIL from Ben Stiller
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani are delivering the "best stand-up comedy show in Los Angeles" directly to you as COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered a new stand-up series, THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL, it was announced today (more...)

UP Comedy Club Announces Upcoming Roster
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2013

Tickets are currently on sale for UP Comedy Club's roster of stand-up and sketch shows taking place January - May 2013, including Matt Braunger, Nick Kroll, Donnell Rawlings, Dana Gould, Dan Harmon, as well as new shows including 'Team Starkid: Airport for Birds and Other Great Ideas,' 'Four Girls (And A Guy),' and 'REACH: Risky, Eclectic Artists Comedy Hour.' Stand-up comedians have been added to the calendar through May 5 including: Greg Fitzsimmons, Judy Gold, Nick Thune, Dave Foley, and Pablo Francisco. Most events carry a suggested rating of R. For more information and performance updates visit UPComedyClub.com. (more...)

UP Comedy Club Announces December/January Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Tickets are currently on sale for UP Comedy Club's roster of stand-up and sketch shows including Loni Love, 'The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue,' Carlos Mencia, a special one-night event featuring Nick Kroll, Matt Braunger, Donnell Rawlings, Dana Gould, and Dan Harmon. Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-662-4562 or visiting UPComedyClub.com. UP Comedy Club is located at 230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley in Chicago. (more...)

Comedy Central's JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND UP SHOW Returns Tonight, 7/27
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

NYC shows its love for John Oliver and his friends when the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND UP SHOW premieres tonight, July 27. (more...)

Comedy Central Premieres JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND-UP SHOW Tonight, 7/20
by TV News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

John Oliver is back, and he's brought some new friends for the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW, premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL tonight, July 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND-UP SHOW, 7/20
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

John Oliver is back, and he's brought some new friends for the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND-UP SHOW, premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL on Friday, July 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Comedy Central's JOHN OLIVER'S NY STAND UP SHOW to Return 7/27
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2012

NYC shows its love for John Oliver and his friends when the third season of JOHN OLIVER'S NEW YORK STAND UP SHOW premieres on Friday, July 27. (more...)

Breaking News: Brooke Shields & Richard Chamberlain to Star in Premiere of THE EXORCIST at Geffen Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW - May 17, 2012

Stage and screen stars Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain will take on the iconic roles of Chris MacNeil and Father Merrin in playwright John Pielmeier's world premiere of The Exorcist at the Geffen Playhouse. Helmed by acclaimed director John Doyle, who won a Tony Award for his striking reimagining of Sweeney Todd, this stage adaptation of William Peter Blatty's famous 1971 novel transforms the unsettling battles of good versus evil, faith versus fact and ego versus ethos into a uniquely theatrical experience as sophisticated as it is suspenseful. (more...)

DSALA Presents 2nd Annual TWENTYWONDER Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2011

The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA) announced today that they will present the 2nd annual fundraising event TWENTYWONDER, A Carnival of the Mind, hosted by the L.A. Derby Dolls at the Doll Factory (1910 West Temple Street) on Saturday, July 9. (more...)

DSALA Announces 2nd Annual TWENTYWONDER Fundraiser, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2011

The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles (DSALA) announced today that they will present the 2nd annual fundraising event TWENTYWONDER, A Carnival of the Mind, hosted by the L.A. Derby Dolls at the Doll Factory (1910 West Temple Street) on Saturday, July 9. (more...)

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