The Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are AnnouncedThe Official Selections for the 2018 American Black Film Festival Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) continues its 22-year legacy of providing a platform for diverse storytelling and emerging filmmakers, by announcing the 2018 official selections in all screening categories. The festival returns to Miami Beach, FL from June 13-17.  (more...)

KING HIPPO Comedy Showcase to Continue Weekly at The Mockingbird
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Comics Mike Brown (Comedy Outliers) and Ayanna Dookie (She Devil Comedy Festival winner) continue 'King Hippo' their free, weekly Thursday night comedy showcase and afterparty at The Mockingbird (25 Avenue B) in Manhattan's East Village. (more...)

Carolines on Broadway Announces November Line-Up, Featuring Eric Andre and Kyle Kinane
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of November, highlighted by headliners Eric Andre, host of Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show, November 3 - 6; Kyle Kinane, from his Comedy Central stand-up special Loose in Chicago, November 10 - 13; Sinbad, from his stand-up special Make Me Wanna Holla, November 17 - 19; and Jo Koy, from The Adam Carolla Show podcast, Thanksgiving Weekend, November 23, 25 and 26. (more...)

Shawn Wayans, Gary Owen, Artie Lange, David Alan Grier and More To Bring the Laughs To Carolines on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of September, highlighted by headliners Shawn Wayans, from FOX's In Living Color and the movie White Chicks, Labor Day Weekend, September 1 - 4; Gary Owen, from the Think Like a Man films and his new BET series The Gary Owen Show, September 8 - 11; Artie Lange, from his Comedy Central special The Stench of Failure and 'Artie Lange's Uncensored Podcast,' September 15 - 17; David Alan Grier, from NBC's The Carmichael Show and FOX's In Living Color, September 22 - 24; Iliza Shlesinger, from ABC.com's Forever 31, on September 27; Gilbert Gottfried, from the film The Aristocrats, on September 29; and Donnell Rawlings, 'Ashy Larry' from Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, September 29 - October 2. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running tonight, August 5 - August 16, 2015. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, 8/5-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running August 5 - August 16, 2015. (more...)

Sunda Croonquist Headlines SISTERS OF COMEDY at Gotham Comedy Club Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Actress / comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist headlines a talented lineup of female performers at the upcoming Sisters Of Comedy showcase in the Vintage Lounge of Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan tonight, July 22, 2015. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Gad Elmaleh & More Comedians Coming to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Funny People coming to Joe's Pub at the Public from Summer-Fall 2015 include Jane Lynch, Daniel Koren and more. Check out the full list below! (more...)

Sunda Croonquist to Headline SISTERS OF COMEDY at Gotham Comedy Club, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Actress / comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist headlines a talented lineup of female performers at the upcoming Sisters Of Comedy showcase in the Vintage Lounge of Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. (more...)

Sunda Croonquist, Leighann Lord, Abbi Crutchfield Set for Sisters Of Comedy Event at Gotham Comedy Club, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Actress comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist headlines a talented lineup of female performers at the upcoming Sisters Of Comedy showcase at Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Showtime is 8:00pm, admission is $20. plus a two-drink minimum with part of the proceeds going to NYC based non-profit Black Women's Blueprint who work on behalf of women and community in Brooklyn and nationally. . For reservations & additional information, call (212) 367-9000 or go to: www.GothamComedyClub.com (more...)

Photo Flash: Comic Sunda Croonquist Performs at 'Sisters Of Comedy' Showcase in Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Returning to the East coast for a rare visit, comedian / television personality Sunda Croonquist joined a talented lineup of performers at the recent Sisters Of Comedy showcase in the Vintage Lounge at the Gotham Comedy Club in Manhattan on August 12, 2014. (more...)

HBO to Present Key Events at 18th Annual AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVA
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

HBO, the founding and premier sponsor of Film Life's American Black Film Festival (ABFF), will once again have a major presence at the premier urban event which is being held for the first time in New York City (more...)

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! Moves to The Kraine Theater 12/1 at 9pm
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Horse Trade Theater Group's popular stand-up comedy burlesque show Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! will move to The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) beginning Sunday, December 1. The show, which is hosted and produced by burlesque performer Kitten Kent, Girl Detective and stand-up comedian Kerryn Feehan, will be presented every first Sunday of the month at 9pm. (more...)