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VIDEO: RETRO TECH Season Two Trailer Released Ahead of Its Premiere Tomorrow Photo VIDEO: RETRO TECH Season Two Trailer Released Ahead of Its Premiere Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2021

Season two of the six episode series from Vox Media Studios explores the technological promises of the past with special appearances by Bill Gates, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and many more.

BIRDGIRL Takes Flight April 4 on Adult Swim Photo BIRDGIRL Takes Flight April 4 on Adult Swim
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 16, 2021

The series stars Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) along with the main voice cast that includes Rob Delaney (Catastrophe), Sonia Denis (Set It Up), Kether Donohue (You’re the Worst), John Doman (Blue Valentine), Negin Farsad (3rd Street Blackout), Tony Hale (Veep), and Lorelei Ramirez (Pervert Everything).

The Daily's Michael Barbaro, Krista Tippett, Brian Lehrer To Headline On Air Fest 202 Photo The Daily's Michael Barbaro, Krista Tippett, Brian Lehrer To Headline On Air Fest 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 28, 2020

The audio innovators behind today's most creative podcasts, radio shows, music and sound art including The Daily, Dolly Parton's America, On Being with Krista Tippett, Stretch & Bobbito, Lost Notes, 99% Invisible, Twenty Thousand Hertz, Slate's Political Gabfest, and Netflix's I'm Obsessed with This will be among the headliners of the fourth annual On Air Fest 2020 at Brooklyn's Wythe Hotel from March 5-8, 2020. 

MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Begins Performances Tonight Photo MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Begins Performances Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Sep 3, 2019

Laughing Liberally will present LAUGHING LIBERALLY OFF-BROADWAY - 'MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN,' featuring a diverse roster of political performers taking back the discourse and bringing joy and intelligent topical humor to the NY stage for 15 performances only, beginning tonight

Laughing Liberally Will Present MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Off-Broadway Photo Laughing Liberally Will Present MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Off-Broadway
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2019

Laughing Liberally, in association with Eric Krebs, will present LAUGHING LIBERALLY OFF-BROADWAY a?' a?oeMAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN,a?? featuring a diverse roster of political performers taking back the discourse and bringing joy and intelligent topical humor to the NY stage for 15 performances only (September 3-21) at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street- between 9th & 10th Avenues). The run promises a different lineup of artists at each performance a?' and the return to the NYC stage of the great Elayne Boosler.

New American Festival Adds Padma Lakshmi, Hasan Minhaj, Dr. Ruth And More To Lineup Photo New American Festival Adds Padma Lakshmi, Hasan Minhaj, Dr. Ruth And More To Lineup
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 15, 2019

Today, ticket sales go live for New American Economy (NAE)'s inaugural New American Festival, a groundbreaking event celebrating immigrant contributions to American art, food, film, comedy, fashion, and more (September 14-15). The festival will feature a keynote address from New York Times best-selling author, host, and executive producer Padma Lakshmi (Love, Loss and What We Ate, The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs, Top Chef) and conversations with sex therapist, radio and television show host, and author Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer and award-winning host, comedian, writer, and producer Hasan Minhaj (Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Homecoming King).

Adrienne Truscott Returns To Joe's Pub With A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy Photo Adrienne Truscott Returns To Joe's Pub With A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 7, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, is thrilled to present Adrienne Truscott's (Still) Asking For It (A Stand-Up Rape About Comedy Starring Her P***y and Little Else), directed and developed by Ellie Heyman, from September 20 a?" October 13. The a?oebrilliantly bolda?? (The Times UK) Truscott returns to Joe's Pub with a new iteration of her provocative and painfully relevant show, which had its U.S. debut there in 2013. Dressed only from the waist up and the ankles down, Truscott (still) stars in this sex-positive, seriously funny, unflinching, and nuanced show about rape culture, but will now be joined by cast members Jenn Kidwell (Underground Railroad Game) and Mari Moriarty (Jet of Blood). (Still) Asking For It features video and sound design by Carmine Covelli.

LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Next Five Shows Photo LIVE FROM HERE WITH CHRIS THILE Confirms Guest Lineup For Next Five Shows
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 10, 2018

Live from Here with Chris Thile confirms the guest lineup for the next five shows, which feature special performances from Jeff Tweedy, Cat Power, Jon Batiste, Dirty Projectors,Vulfpeck, Gabriel Kahane, War & Treaty, Anna & Elizabeth, Negin Farsad, Todd Barry and The Sklar Brothers.

LAUGH EXCHANGE LIVE! Welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and M Photo LAUGH EXCHANGE LIVE! Welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Laugh Exchange LIVE! welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and many more to help introduce comedy fans and performers to Laugh Exchange, a game-changing new mobile comedy app. After a pre-show red carpet with photos by Jenni Walkowiak, host Carolyn Castiglia will be joined by co-hosts from the Laugh Exchange roster to introduce a live contest version of the app, with 48 comics doing 1 minute sets each, following 6 different themes throughout. At the end, eight winners will be chosen and everyone will dance the night away with DJ Donwill. Brought to you by Laugh Exchange.

LAUGH EXCHANGE LIVE! Welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and M Photo LAUGH EXCHANGE LIVE! Welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and More
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 15, 2018

Laugh Exchange LIVE! welcomes Ophira Eisenberg, Shalewa Sharpe, Usama Siddiquee and many more to help introduce comedy fans and performers to Laugh Exchange, a game-changing new mobile comedy app. After a pre-show red carpet with photos by Jenni Walkowiak, host Carolyn Castiglia will be joined by co-hosts from the Laugh Exchange roster to introduce a live contest version of the app, with 48 comics doing 1 minute sets each, following 6 different themes throughout. At the end, eight winners will be chosen and everyone will dance the night away with DJ Donwill. Brought to you by Laugh Exchange.

Immigrant Arts Coalition Hosts The Francesca Cernia Slovin Immigrant Arts & Women's E Photo Immigrant Arts Coalition Hosts The Francesca Cernia Slovin Immigrant Arts & Women's Empowerment Summit
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 9, 2018

 The Immigrant Arts Coalition, an advocacy support group comprised of New York City-based cultural organizations, hosted its second annual summit from August 5ththrough 8that the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. Entitled the Francesca Cernia Slovin Immigrant Arts & Women's Empowerment Summit, this 4-day summit celebrated immigrants hailing from across the globe who have contributed to America's vibrant cultural mosaic. 

Additional Performers Added To The SPEAK UP, RISE UP Lineup At The Tank Photo Additional Performers Added To The SPEAK UP, RISE UP Lineup At The Tank
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, now in its second year, is back with an all new storytelling festival. During the course of a week, over 40 productions and more than 100 artists will share the stage.

SPEAK UP, RISE UP Festival Announces August Lineup At The Tank Photo SPEAK UP, RISE UP Festival Announces August Lineup At The Tank
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, is pleased to announce their festival lineup which features a diverse group of over 100 artists featuring a wide range of ethnicities and races with the majority of the performers being women.

EARTH'S GREATEST... CONQUERORS! A Game Show, Opens Today Photo EARTH'S GREATEST... CONQUERORS! A Game Show, Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Famous figures from Earth (a rotating cast of comics and actors) are reanimated by alien overlords to compete on a game show hosted by superior humans Keisha Zollar and Andrew Kimler for the right to save the universe. Created by KAZM.  

Lady Parts Justice League Release Summer 2018 Tour Dates Photo Lady Parts Justice League Release Summer 2018 Tour Dates
by Macon Prickett - Jun 6, 2018

Lady Parts Justice League (LPJL), the comedy-driven reproductive rights organization announces their summer tour bringing their unique combination of comedy, activism, and on-the-ground support to abortion providers and audiences across the nation.  After a wildly successful debut last summer, the 2018 Vagical Mystery Tour (VMT) returns with an even more ambitious national tour that promises not only to make audiences laugh and dance, but the VMT performers will work with fans to get them to become activists in their own communities.

EARTH'S GREATEST... CONQUERORS! A Game Show, Opens 6/23 Photo EARTH'S GREATEST... CONQUERORS! A Game Show, Opens 6/23
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 1, 2018

Famous figures from Earth (a rotating cast of comics and actors) are reanimated by alien overlords to compete on a game show hosted by superior humans Keisha Zollar and Andrew Kimler for the right to save the universe. Created by KAZM.  

PERSISTICON Announces 2018 Lineup Photo PERSISTICON Announces 2018 Lineup
by Macon Prickett - Mar 16, 2018

Performers for the 2018 PERSISTICON include Michelle Buteau, Ophira Eisenberg, Bridget Everett, Negin Farsad, Jo Firestone, Jaclyn Friedman, Jon Glaser, Murray Hill, Sally Kohn, Aparna Nancherla, Angie Pontani, and more to be announced.

PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett Arrives 3/25 Photo PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett Arrives 3/25
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 22, 2018

Persisticon presents an evening of comedy, music, and pitchfork-waving to benefit EMILY'S List, an organization committed to electing progressive, pro-choice women, and equalizing the representation of all genders in government.

PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Phoebe Robinson, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett 3/25 Photo PERSISTICON Benefit Featuring Phoebe Robinson, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett 3/25
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 22, 2018

On Sunday, March 25th at 7:30pm, Persisticon presents an evening of comedy, music, and pitchfork-waving to benefit EMILY'S List, an organization committed to electing progressive, pro-choice women, and equalizing the representation of all genders in government. Performers include Phoebe Robinson, Angie Pontani, Aparna Nancherla, Bridget Everett, Jaclyn Friedman, Jo Firestone, Jon Glaser, Murray Hill, Negin Farsad, Ophira Eisenberg, Sally Kohn and more to be announced. VIP seating is sold out, but standing room tickets can be purchased for $50. Additional donations are also gladly accepted. 

Aasif Mandvi, Nona Hendryx, David Amram and More to Perform at UNDER THE RADAR Photo Aasif Mandvi, Nona Hendryx, David Amram and More to Perform at UNDER THE RADAR
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 10, 2018

See the lineup of fantastic shows coming to Joe's Pub for the 2018 Under the Radar Festival.

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