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Stand up Comedy: Jim Gaffigan writes another book

Jim Gaffigan writes another book

Comedian Jim Gaffigan is set to publish a second book in 2014. His first writing experience “Dad Is Fat” is on Top 5 bestseller’s list and now, Crown Publishing Group wants one more about food this time. He will begin to write after he finishes “The White Bread Tour”.

Stand up Comedy: Dan St. German comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square this July

Dan St. German comes to Comedy Works Larimer Square this July

Dan St. Germain has a long list of credits but, most of all, he is a regular on Best Week Ever and his half hour Comedy Central special is out this summer.

The comedian will headline at Comedy Works Downtown in Larimer Square on July 3 until July 7.

Stand up Comedy: John Pinette ends first tour leg with five shows on Marco Island this week

John Pinette ends first tour leg with five shows on Marco Island this week

John Pinette is on his “Still Hungry” tour since February and almost finishing the first leg. He wants to escape from the big arenas and to end the first tour part in an intimate location like Off the Hook Comedy Club, in Marco Island. This week he will perform five shows.

Stand up Comedy: John Oliver New York Standup Show comes back with the fourth season. Full lineup announced.

John Oliver New York Standup Show comes back with the fourth season. Full lineup announced.

John Oliver plans a special gift for the audience on June 3rd to June 5th. He will be taping Comedy Central’s fourth season of “John Oliver’s New York Standup Show” at Webster Hall. Monday you will get to see Joe Mande, Maie Lee, Kamau Bell, Phil Hanley, Phil Hanley, Brooke Van Poppelen, Gary Gulman, Ron Funches, Mark Forward and Dan Soder while Tuesday you have Nick Turner, Colin Jost, Reggie Watts, James Adomian, Jessi Klein, Pete Holmes, Joe Zimmerman, Sara Schaefer, and Tom Lennon. On Wednesday you will be entertained by Morgan Murphy, Seth Herzog, Rory Scovel, Ali Wong, Travon Free and Paul F. Tompkins.

Stand up Comedy: Brendan McKeigan returns to his hometown for comedy show

Brendan McKeigan returns to his hometown for comedy show

Brendan McKeigan returns to his hometown for stand-up comedy live concert at Jack Doyle's Irish Grille & Sports Bar in Sarnia. He and special guest Andrew Chapman and Andrew Ivimey of Absolutely Comedy Live will show on Friday, June 7. McKeigan moved to Sudbury making it to National Improv Games and run his workshops, teach improve and then started to give stand-up a shot.

Stand up Comedy: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on "Love Has Come For You"

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on "Love Has Come For You"

Comedian and actor Steve Martin teamed up with Edie Brickell for St. Augustine show.

The comedy legend, screen writer, actor and 15-time host of SNL released a bluegrass album with Eddie Brickell called “Love Has Come For You”.
Stand up Comedy: Sarah Silverman and Seth Meyers hosting Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival

Sarah Silverman and Seth Meyers hosting Montreal's Just For Laughs Festival

July brings another great comedy festival “Montreal’s Just for Laughs”. Sarah Silverman and Seth Meyers are set to host the event while Eddie Izzard and Joan Rivers will also emcee on main-stage comedy.

Stand up Comedy: Rob Schneider leaves movie industry to become America's best stand-up comedian

Rob Schneider leaves movie industry to become America's best stand-up comedian

The popular actor Rob Schneider puts movie career on hold to focus on his stand-up comedy career. He comes to McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre in Sarasota this weekend for 7 shows.

He stopped doing stand-up for 20 years and now he wants to take it out of the box “You have to do it a lot. I hate to say this, but you almost have to do it every night if you want to be good at it, if you want to be the best at it” he says.

Stand up Comedy: Arnez J comes to Lakefront Arena this weekend

Arnez J comes to Lakefront Arena this weekend

The energetic veteran comedian Arnez J gets your attention with family issues materials, rednecks and his childhood dreams. After a long and successful career that includes such honors as hosting BET’s “Comic View” and opening for Prince, the comedian is thanking a fight passenger who inspired him to enter in stand-up comedy world.

Stand up Comedy: Judy Gold comes to Bristol Riverside Theatre this August

Judy Gold comes to Bristol Riverside Theatre this August

The Emmy award-winning actress and comedienne Judy Gold takes the Bristol Riverside Theatre scene on August from 9th to 11th for a stand-up comedy program.

Named “the finniest mom” Judy Gold has many awards for her work as a comedian. In addition to her regular appearances on “The View” and “Tru TV Presents World's Dumbest”, Gold has written and starred in two off Broadway shows, “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother” and “The Judy Gold Show - My Life as a Sitcom”, for which she won a 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award and the 2007 GLAAD award for "Outstanding New York Theater."

Stand up Comedy: Pat McGann to perform at "Comedy for a Cause" benefit night

Pat McGann to perform at "Comedy for a Cause" benefit night

Fox Valley Repertory is hosting “Comedy For A Cause” benefit night on June 20. Community will enjoy a great night of great performances and will also support the education of performing arts. The show will be taking place at Zanies Comedy Club in St. Charles and will be featuring stand-up comedian Pat McGann.

Stand up Comedy: New Wave Entertainment and Fathom Event to bring comedy to cinema this summer

New Wave Entertainment and Fathom Event to bring comedy to cinema this summer

>New Wave Entertainment is teaming up with NCM Fathom Events for a new comedy event. They want to bring comedy into movie theaters across the country. Fathom is known for its one-night only concerts, festivals, opera, plays or sporting events and now they want to expand bringing A-list comedians to the cinema this summer.
Stand up Comedy: TBS Just For Laughs Chicago upgraded with a free digital hub

TBS Just For Laughs Chicago upgraded with a free digital hub

“Just for Laughs Chicago” festival is one of America’s largest comedy festivals offered by TBS. This year, fans will be able to access a digital comedy hub for free @ Stage 33 which will be on several platforms (Team Coco, Dailymontion, Yahoo!, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pandora and more).

Stand up Comedy: Louie Anderson dives back into comedy in Las Vegas

Louie Anderson dives back into comedy in Las Vegas

Louie Andreson is the new added member for TV show “Splash” and now he dives back into comedy at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Our favorite cartoon character will begin his show on July 10 and he will perform Wednesday through Saturdays for a $50,95 ticket price.

Stand up Comedy: First edition of Festival of Words to be held alongside Cornbury Music Festival with top comedians

First edition of Festival of Words to be held alongside Cornbury Music Festival with top comedians

Cornbury Music Festival gathers top comedians for the first Festival of Words which will run alongside the music fest at Green Tew Park on July 5-7.

The lineup includes BBC QI stand-up comedian Alan Davies, writer Julie Burchill, Robert Llewellyn and comedienne Katy Brand.

Stand up Comedy: Paula Poundstone brings her act to The Orleans Showroom

Paula Poundstone brings her act to The Orleans Showroom

Paula Poundstone, comedienne, writer and actress comes to The Orleans Showroom with her amazing stand-up act on July 5 and 6.

Paula Poundstone starred in multiple HBO comedy specials and SNL. She was the first woman to receive a Cable ACE Award for her one-hour HBO special “Cats, Cops and Stuff”. She received her second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series

Stand up Comedy: YouNow looks for the best comedian with  Stand Up Throwdown Comedy Contest

YouNow looks for the best comedian with Stand Up Throwdown Comedy Contest

YouNow is a live social network that allows users to broadcast live and interact with audiences in real time. In search for the best stand-up comic, the network hosts an open call for YouNow on May 22. The Stand Up Throwdown comedy contest is hosted by Shimmy. The finalist from Wednesday’s show will compete one on one in the Final Round on Friday, 24 May.

Stand up Comedy: East Texas Comedy Festival comes this June

East Texas Comedy Festival comes this June

Liberty Hall announced the second annual East Texas Comedy Festival to kick off on June 14 and 15 this year.

The event will showcase a contest for “East Texas Funniest Comic” where each comic has five minutes to win the crowd. The winner is chosen by an audience vote.

Stand up Comedy: Newbie comedian Ryan Singer comes to Jukebox Comedy Club this weekend and he's amazingly good

Newbie comedian Ryan Singer comes to Jukebox Comedy Club this weekend and he's amazingly good

Ryan Singer makes his stand-up debut at Jukebox Comedy Club this weekend. Mentioned by Marc Maron as a comedian who should be big, Singer was added to New York magazine’ must watch comedians list. “How to get high without drugs” is his first album recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Ohio and now he released his second album “Comedy Wonder Town.”

Stand up Comedy: Channel 4 takes "No Offence" series and "Stand Up To Cancer" annual show

Channel 4 takes "No Offence" series and "Stand Up To Cancer" annual show

“No Offence” comedy drama from “Shameless” writer is coming to Channel 4. It follows a group of police officers trying to enforce the law in a chaotic Manchester community wondering "what they did to end up here, in this force, on this side of town".

Network boss Jay Hunt said: "We are continuing to invest in the sort of innovative and distinctive content that only Channel 4 would bring to screen. I am delighted that, as Shameless ends, Paul Abbott will be back on 4 with a new jet black comedy drama about cop life, ‘No Offence’."

In addition, Channel 4 announced that a new five-year partnership was signed with Cancer Research UK to produce Stand Up to Cancer shows next year. This will be an annual live show of stand-up comedy and music to raise awareness and funds for Cancer research.

Stand up Comedy: Adrian McCovy does urban stand-up in Scottsdale

Adrian McCovy does urban stand-up in Scottsdale

Adrian McCovy shares laughers and joy through honest jokes and wiity humor at Stand Up Scottsdale. Stand Up Scottsdale is bringing this concept to life through its new monthly Urban Comedy nights. “My goal is that Valley fans just realize that no matter what kind of comedy you like, we’re going to have relevant representation of that style of comedy,” says Howard Hughes, owner of Stand Up Scottsdale comedy club.

Stand up Comedy: Chris Tucker rushes to Kallang Theatre next month

Chris Tucker rushes to Kallang Theatre next month

Chris Tucker is one of the best stand-up comedians and comedy actors. He takes the stage at the Kallang Theatre next month. The comedian was recently seen in “Silver Linings Playbook” alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper but he is mostly known for “Ruch Hour” movie which made him the highest paid actor in Hollywood.

Stand up Comedy: Sinbad comes to Atlantic City on June

Sinbad comes to Atlantic City on June

One of Comedy Central’s best 100 comedians of all time, Sinbad is entertaining audience for over two decades. His is known for mocking pain comedy style making the audience share their life trials and turning it into some hilarious stories. As a preacher’s son, he keeps his comedy clean. Beside his performances, Sinbad was seen in “Jingle All The Way” movie and “Houseguest”.

Sinbad’s HBO series “Brain Damaged” has drawn him a loyal audience. He holds annual HBO music concerts and received a NAACP Image Award two years in a row for Most Outstanding Variety Series/Special.

Sinbad has appeared on the FX Television series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." Also, his long awaited stand-up special aired on Comedy Central this past February. Most recently, Sinbad was seen in the third season of NBC's “Celebrity Apprentice”.

On June 1, he will take the stage at Tropicana Atlantic City Casino & Resort. Tickets are $65, $55 and $40.

Stand up Comedy: Paul Reiser is back on New York's stage

Paul Reiser is back on New York's stage

Actor, stand-up comedian and writer Paul Reiser revives the comedy scene with quick wit talent at Seneca Allegany Events Center in New York.

This June, on 22, Reiser expands his list of accomplishments adding one more performance.

Stand up Comedy: Jay Leno and Seth Meyers to perform in Bethlehem this summer

Jay Leno and Seth Meyers to perform in Bethlehem this summer

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno comes to Sands Bethlehem Event Center for the second time on August 11. Since he’s no longer attached to NBC, Jay Leno pursues a stand-up career.

Seth Meyers who is replacing Fallon on “Late Night” will also come in Bethlehem on July 12.

Stand up Comedy: Bill Engvall's many projects and stand-up show at Big Sandy Arena

Bill Engvall's many projects and stand-up show at Big Sandy Arena

Big Sandy Superstore Arena brings you comedian Bill Engvall on May, 17 at 7:30 p.m. With more than 30 years of stand-up career, Engvall is a Grammy nominee and multi-platinum recording artist. He also wrote books, made movies, animation and appeared on TV and radio along the way.

Stand up Comedy: London Stand Up and Sketch Comedy :12-19 May

London Stand Up and Sketch Comedy :12-19 May

The London Stand Up and Sketch Comedy is having a second run this week.

Today we get to see Nina Conti, Joel Dommett, Tiffany Stevenson, Marcel Lucont and special guest Phil Nichol in an “Old Rope” feature.

Stand up Comedy: Tom Stade heads to Didcot on May 18

Tom Stade heads to Didcot on May 18

The Cornerstone, Didcot is having comedian Tom Stade on May, 18. Last year, Stade made his debut with his 100-date sell-out UK tour. Now he is heading for more than 40 dates with his live show Tom Stade Totally Records.

Stand up Comedy: Grand Bahama's 5th comedy show with Bruce Hunter on 17,18 May

Grand Bahama's 5th comedy show with Bruce Hunter on 17,18 May

Comedy is back in Freeport, Bahamas. The Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society is having the 5th annual Comedy show this Friday, 17 May and Saturday, 18 May at Treasure Bay Casino starting 8 p.m!

Stand up Comedy: Erik Griffin comes to Helium Comedy Club

Erik Griffin comes to Helium Comedy Club

Erik Griffin has just released his album “Technical Foul: Vol 1” and he has a Comedy Central special later this year. With all cards on deck, the comedian currently plays Montez Walker on Comedy Central’s “Workaholics” and tonight you will see him at Helium Comedy Club until Saturday.
Stand up Comedy: Stand Up In The Sky-an in-flight entertainment  show

Stand Up In The Sky-an in-flight entertainment show

Jet star launched “Laughs in the sky” to celebrate “New Zeeland International Comedy Festival”.

The comedy show will take place on an inflight from Christchurch – Auckland until May 2013.

The customers were entertained by a live stand-up comedy show by top comedians, New Zealand’s Nick Rado and UK comedian Gordon Southern.

Stand up Comedy: Tammy Pescatelli  comes at Murphy Theatre this Saturday

Tammy Pescatelli comes at Murphy Theatre this Saturday

Comedienne Tammy Pescatelli is coming to The Murphy Theatre Saturday, May 11. If you see her on stage you will want to see her again. The Italian sister from another mother of everyone will bring not only laughs but will restart your optimism.

Stand up Comedy: Rosie Wilby on exploring womanhood in Nineties Woman Wandsworth Art Festival

Rosie Wilby on exploring womanhood in Nineties Woman Wandsworth Art Festival

Comedienne Rose Wilby is exploring womanhood in the 1990s with new detective documentary, unrequited love story and a Q&A session. She used to write for York University’s feminist newspaper. Her work became her first material in a performance.

Stand up Comedy: Aziz Ansari to perform at Kalamazoo State Theatre

Aziz Ansari to perform at Kalamazoo State Theatre

Aziz Ansari needs no introduction. The stand-up comedian takes the stage of Kalamazoo State Theatre on May 11 to talk about on-line pornography, on-line dating and texting and social networks. He is on “Buried Alive” tour to spread the world about human interaction, dating, getting married, kids and so one.

Stand up Comedy: Jay Mohr to perform at Landmark for Comedy Works South

Jay Mohr to perform at Landmark for Comedy Works South

Comedian, actor, radio host and bestselling author, Jay Mohr is heading to the Landmark for Comedy Works South on May 9-11. The SNL writer is known more from his movie appearances (25 films and 50 TV dramas and comedy series). He wrote a book about his time on SNL “Gasping for Airtime” which was followed by the hilarious feature “No Wonder My Parents Drank”. He now hosts Jay Mohr sports on Fox radio but he heads back to his great love – comedy.

Stand up Comedy: Andy Parsons comes to Salisbury on May, 23

Andy Parsons comes to Salisbury on May, 23

Andy Parsons is coming to Salisbury on May, 23rd. The “Mock The Week” regular comedian is enjoying his success as a TV, radio and live comedy stage star as well as a writer.

He has three sell out national tours and two DVD released so he’s back on the road to deliver some laughs all around Salisbury.

Stand up Comedy: Brain Regan comes in Waterbury on May 9

Brain Regan comes in Waterbury on May 9

Brian Regan makes a tour stop at the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Thursday, May 9. Last year, the comedian broke the record for the most consecutive shows at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City with 10 sold-out shows breaking Jerry Seinfeld’s record. Also, even after 13 years, his 2000 “Comedy Central Presents” continues to be viewers favorite.

Speaking in an recent interview for ctpost.com Brian Regan admitted that his kids are his main inspiration. “I have two wonderful kids, and it's not hard to stay focused on them. The moment I forget to focus on them, I hear some type of crash from the other room, then I'm right back to being focused.”

Stand up Comedy: Newtown gives free tickets for comedy show "Stand Up For Newtown"

Newtown gives free tickets for comedy show "Stand Up For Newtown"

Edmond Town Hall will host “Stand Up For Newtown” presented by Treehouse Comedy RPoduction on June, 7. 400 free tickets wait for you to have a great time with Peaches Rodriguez, Tommy Koening, “The Coach” Tom Whitley, Stephanie Peters and Joe Mulligan.

Stand up Comedy: Joe Mande comes to Minneapolis tonight for Acme show

Joe Mande comes to Minneapolis tonight for Acme show

Today, comedian Joe Mande is making his headline debut at the Acme in Minneapoilis. The stand-up performer is actually the writer of “Parks and Recreation” but he managed to make an entrance in stand-up comedy world touring with Aziz Ansari and having his own Comedy Central special.

Stand up Comedy: David Granirer presents "Stand Up For Mental Health" program this Friday

David Granirer presents "Stand Up For Mental Health" program this Friday

Vancouver stand-up comic, David Granirer teamed up with Crossroads for Stand Up For Mental Health show in Sidney.

Granirer founded the award-winning program after dealing with depression. St. Andrew Church hall will host the show who teaches people with mental illness how to become stand-up comedians as a way to build their confidence and be a part of the society.

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