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NO NAME Comedy Variety Shows Come to Otto's In ManhattanNO NAME Comedy Variety Shows Come to Otto's In Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

'No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer  Eric Vetter recently announced two August  2017 shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first on Friday, August 11th  to feature:  Dave Lester (SIRIUS XM)  Liz Miele (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), Megan Sass (NY Funny Songs Festival), Dash Kwiatkowski (web series Neighborhood Watchmen)and illusionist Lee Aan Barrett.   (more...)

Carolines and The Second City Partner to Present Inaugural Pop-Up Training Center at 2017 New York Comedy FestivalCarolines and The Second City Partner to Present Inaugural Pop-Up Training Center at 2017 New York Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), presented in association with TBS, today announced the lineup of comedians bringing laughter to New York November 7 - 12 when the festival takes over some of the city's most prestigious venues. Over 200 comedians are set to perform over the six-day festival, including Conan O'Brien, Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, and Nick Offerman. (more...)

Jim Breuer to Headline Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center This SeptemberJim Breuer to Headline Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Named by Comedy Central as one of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All-Time,  legendary comedian and SNL veteran, JIM BREUER, is bringing his wildly popular stand-up comedy tour to Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center for one show only on Saturday, September 16th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Public Sales Start Next Monday for UMS's 2017-18 SeasonPublic Sales Start Next Monday for UMS's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Monday, August 7 marks the official beginning of ticket sales for individual performances presented as part the 2017-18 University Musical Society (UMS) season. With appearances by internationally renowned orchestras, chamber musicians, dance groups, jazz and global music artists, and theater and dance ensembles, the UMS season spans the complete spectrum of the performing arts. (more...)

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Trevor NoahLuther Burbank Center for the Arts Announces Trevor Noah
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced that Trevor Noah, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning 'The Daily Show' on Comedy Central will come to Santa Rosa for one night only on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $55 - $95 and go on sale Friday, August 4 at noon. They are available at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or in person at the ticket office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

MY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH & I'M IN THERAPY! Featuring Peter J. Fogel Comes to Lakewood in AugustMY MOTHER'S ITALIAN, MY FATHER'S JEWISH & I'M IN THERAPY! Featuring Peter J. Fogel Comes to Lakewood in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The international hit comedy My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring  Peter J. Fogel, comes to  the Lakewood Cultural Center  in August. (more...)

Mario Cantone to Appear as Anthony Scaramucci on Comedy Central's THE PRESIDENT SHOW TonightMario Cantone to Appear as Anthony Scaramucci on Comedy Central's THE PRESIDENT SHOW Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Ladies and gentleman of the press, breaking news, Mario Cantone is set to make his first appearance as the newly appointed White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, on tonight's all-new episode of THE PRESIDENT SHOW at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. (more...)

Jon Stewart to Headline Two HBO Comedy SpecialsJon Stewart to Headline Two HBO Comedy Specials
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Jon Stewart is set to headline two HBO comedy specials, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. He will return to HBO for his first stand-up special since the 1996 HBO presentation “Jon Stewart: Unleavened,” with the date and location to be announced as they are confirmed. (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Another Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOWComedy Central Announces Another Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Oh Boy Oh Boy! Comedy Central has extended THE PRESIDENT SHOW for an additional seven episodes for a total of 22 episodes, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. (more...)

New Comedy Central Late Night Series THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER to Premiere 9/25New Comedy Central Late Night Series THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER to Premiere 9/25
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Comedy Central's new late-night talk series helmed by Jordan Klepper will be titled THE OPPOSITION WITH JORDAN KLEPPER and premiere September 25 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT following The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. (more...)

Trevor Noah to Stop at the Hershey Theatre This SeptemberTrevor Noah to Stop at the Hershey Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Trevor Noah will be stopping in Hershey, Pa. at the Hershey Theatre on Friday, September 15th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's Interim Venue Gets Ready for 2017-18 SeasonGeorge Street Playhouse's Interim Venue Gets Ready for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Work continues at George Street Playhouse's interim venue at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, N.J., as the theatre prepares to open its 2017-18 mainstage season with an updated version of the off-Broadway hit musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, in October. (more...)

The Canadian Arabic Orchestra Will Launch Inaugural FESTIVAL OF ARABIC MUSIC & ARTThe Canadian Arabic Orchestra Will Launch Inaugural FESTIVAL OF ARABIC MUSIC & ART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Running from October 28 to November 12, the Festival will present a series of concerts and other live performances across the GTA including Toronto, Mississauga and Brampton, both free and ticketed events with almost 100 artists, local and from around the world. The CAO and FAMA aim to promote intercultural dialogue among the tapestry of Canadian society through music and art, and seek to connect expatriate Arabs, and non-Arab communities, and to build bridges through the musical heritage of Arab culture. (more...)

Mendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSEMendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with The Open House, Will Eno's delightfully anarchic 'comedy of discomfort', opening July 27th. (more...)

Showtime Honored with 15 Emmy Nominations; Full ListShowtime Honored with 15 Emmy Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Today, SHOWTIME was recognized with 15 Primetime Emmy Award nominations including four acting nods for SHAMELESS star William H. Macy – his fourth consecutive nomination, the third consecutive nomination for RAY DONOVAN star Liev Schreiber, the third nomination for HOMELAND's Mandy Patinkin and the second consecutive nomination for RAY DONOVAN guest star Hank Azaria. (more...)

Kevin Durant, Simone Biles Among Winners of The 25th ESPYS; Full ListKevin Durant, Simone Biles Among Winners of The 25th ESPYS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

On Wednesday evening, the biggest stars from sports and entertainment converged at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to celebrate the year's best moments in sports at “The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One.” The show was hosted by five-time NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning and aired live on ABC. (more...)

Olivia Munn to Play CIA Operative in History's Hit Action Drama Series SIXOlivia Munn to Play CIA Operative in History's Hit Action Drama Series SIX
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Award-winning actress Olivia Munn (The Predator, X-Men: Apocalypse, 'The Newsroom') is reporting for duty in season two of the hit HISTORY(R) action drama series, 'SIX.' Munn plays Gina, a ruthless and smart CIA operative who rose from being a CIA Shooter to a high level Operations Officer. (more...)

Janice Messitte & Greg Kritikos Begin Open Run of BAGELS AND  BAKLAVA this FridayJanice Messitte & Greg Kritikos Begin Open Run of BAGELS AND BAKLAVA this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

BAGELS & BAKLAVA & friends, the show that has been dubbed "The funniest Friday night comedy show in NYC!" will begin performances on July 14th at 8pm & every Friday Night through September. (more...)

LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT to Present 'Russia Week' Beginning 7/17LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT to Present 'Russia Week' Beginning 7/17
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT will present “Russia Week” with shows highlighting the host's recent visit to the country, starting Monday, July 17 (11:35 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at BJCC Concert HallBWW Previews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at BJCC Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Multi-Tony Award-winning musical THE BOOK OF MORMON will come to Birmingham this February 17-22 for eight performances.  (more...)

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