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Stand up Comedy: Free laughs at Comedy at the Courthouse series in McKinney, Texas

Free laughs at Comedy at the Courthouse series in McKinney, Texas

Texas loves a good free laugh. If you are 18 years or older, every Wednesday in May you will have free laughs with Comedy at the Courthouse series provided by The McKinney Performing Arts Center, Texas.

The happy hour will feature three comedians every week, a cash bar and snacks for the guests. “These days, we all are running a million miles an hour with full to do lists. We all know sometimes laughter the best medicine for a stressful work week. We’re offering Comedy at the Courthouse in hopes that our community and visitors will enjoy a little laughter and relaxation with friends,” stated Ty Lake, MPAC Director.

Stand up Comedy: Wallingford preps comedy summer with your favorite comedians

Wallingford preps comedy summer with your favorite comedians

Your favorite stand-up comedians are heading to Wallingford this summer to deliver some good old and new gags at the Corn Stage before heading to Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. Seann Walsh and Romesh Ranganathan are starting the fun on Friday, May, 17.

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After four incredible years in Greenwich, London’s biggest and best comedy festival lands in Brick Lane! The Capital's brightest comedy festival is in the works. Allen Gardens Park will be transformed into a bona-fide comedy wonderland for five must-see nights.

Stand up Comedy: Moontower Comedy Festival Final Recap

Moontower Comedy Festival Final Recap

Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival is now officially over. The second edition of this young festival was a huge success.

Throughout the event we saw about every form of comedy from stand-up to improv performances. The show focused this year on up-and-coming acts.

Stand up Comedy: Moontower Comedy Festival, Day 3: Marc Maron, Brian Posehn and Bill Burr

Moontower Comedy Festival, Day 3: Marc Maron, Brian Posehn and Bill Burr

The third day of Moontower Comedy Festival brought together megastar comedians who entertained the audience with a bucket full of laughs.

IFC series “Maron” unveiled a sneak-peak screening followed by a Q&A, moderated by Matt Bearden. After that, Greg Fitzsimmons and Chris Hardwick dropped some magic comedy. Laughspin showcased their best performers: Chelsea Peretti, Michael Ian Black and Judah Friedlander.

The comedy kept on coming with Janeane Garofolo, Brian Posehn and Bill Burr. The Velveeta Room showed probably the best challenging show where contestants are challenged not to laugh. “Laugh, Dammit!” showed a panel of funny people, prizes and laughs for everyone. Judah Friedlander spent several minutes after the show to bond with his fans.

Pete Holmes couldn’t miss this one too so he was headlining a set at The Paris – a good show wich left you with some pains from all that laughter.

Kyle Kinane headlined The Scottish Rite Theater with Chip Pope, Dan St. Germain, Chris Hardwick and Michael Che. He got on stage, had the audience from the start and kept us along for the ride with some manic-depression jokes and finished big personifying Evan Williams whiskey and some of his favourite liquors.

Closing out the festival’s third evening were two iconic superstars: Brian Posehn and Janeane Garofalo.

We’re excided to see the last day of festival with Maria Bamford and a Mike Lawrence set.

Stand up Comedy: Cape Fear Comedy Festival 2013 to kick off next week

Cape Fear Comedy Festival 2013 to kick off next week

The Cape Fear Comedy Festival is scheduled for May 1-4 with a spread of 65 standup comics giving 33 shows across four stages in Wilmington, North Carolina.

The organizers invited who they consider to be the best young comics in the country. It’s an underground festival, small and intimate.

Stand up Comedy: Bristol Comedy Garden returns this summer with Jonathan Creek, Alan Davies and many more

Bristol Comedy Garden returns this summer with Jonathan Creek, Alan Davies and many more

Bristol’s biggest comedy festival returns this summer with four days of quality comedy. Queen Square will inaugurate Bristol Comedy Garden with Jonathan Creek and Alan Davies. Other comedy stars of the stage include Omid Djalili – the Iranian actor and comic and muti-award winning local comedian Mark Watson and Ed Byrne.

Stand up Comedy: Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer rocked the stage

Moontower Comedy Festival, day 2: Dana Carvey and Amy Schumer rocked the stage

Top-notch performers like Reggie Watts, Maria Bamford, Greg Fitzsimmons and Todd Barry entertained the audience on the second day of the second annual Moontower Comedy Festival.

The shining stars were Dana Carvey (“Wayne’s World”). He had an all-time laughing performance from the beginning to the very end bringing George Bush Sr, Ross Perot and the Church Lady as well as Barak Obama impersonations on stage.

Closing out our second night on the town was the lovely boyish yet charismatic Amy Schumer. She gave s good portion of laugh with tales of shocking sex-capades and jaw-dropping witticisms. She sustained laughs after laughs after laughs proving once again her amazing stand-up skills.

Stand up Comedy: Moontower Comedy Festival. Day 1: Anthony Jeselnik and Bill Hader give a laugh-out-laud start

Moontower Comedy Festival. Day 1: Anthony Jeselnik and Bill Hader give a laugh-out-laud start

Austin’s second annual Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival opened last night with Anthony Jeselnik, Maria Bamfors and Bill Hader, The four-day event features 98 shows and we are well prepared for a four-day laugh. Until April 28, Austin will bring world-class comedy to the city through a variety of performances in stand-up, sketch, improve and musical comedy by well-known performers and new comers.

Stand up Comedy: YouTube preps its first Comedy Week with huge comedians

YouTube preps its first Comedy Week with huge comedians

After Comedy Central announced a Twitter ComedyFest, You Tube plays dirty with its own Comedy Week. Today, the Google Inc. - owned site announced the YouTube Comedy Week, a seven-day laugh trip who aims to showcase some of the best comedy on its video platform. From May 19-25, YouTube will be stream with punch lines, sketches, stand-up routines and a lot of laughs.

Stand up Comedy: Rich Hall comes at The Atkinson in Southport

Rich Hall comes at The Atkinson in Southport

The master of irony, Rich Hall is going to bring his hilarious weapons to the new Atkinson in Southport next week.

He is a regular on British shows like “8 Out of 10 Cats”, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Live at the Apollo and has had several of his own shows on TV including four documentaries about film genres.

Stand up Comedy: Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour hits San Francisco this Friday and Saturday

Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour hits San Francisco this Friday and Saturday

Stand up comedian Stephanie Miller is on tour with Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour and will be in San Francisco on Friday and Saturday, October 29 and 30. Stephanie Miller will perform alongside fellow stand up comedians Hal Sparks and John Fugelsang. The San Francisco part of the Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour will take place at the Orpheum Theater.

Stand up Comedy: The Best of the West Comedy Tour at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre

The Best of the West Comedy Tour at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre

Stand up comedians Damonde Tschritter, Paul Myrehaug and Toby Hargrave joined their comedy talents in a stand up comedy tour called The Best of the West. The three stand up comedians will arrive on Friday, November 4 at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre and will entertain the audience with three separate solo acts as well as some cross-over jokes peppered throughout.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedian Lewis Black to Perform in Albany Tonight

Stand Up Comedian Lewis Black to Perform in Albany Tonight

Stand up comedian Lewis Black is ready to take his angry stand up comedy show to Albany, where he will perform tonight, Friday, October 21. Lewis Black’s stand up comedy show will take place at The Palace Theatre, starting 8 p.m. and is part of the “In God We Rust” tour. Of course, the stand up comedian has plenty complaints about the state of the world today and he is eager to share it with the rest of us in his angry style.

Stand up Comedy: The Divorce Show at Gotham Comedy Club

The Divorce Show at Gotham Comedy Club

On Wednesday, October 19, the Gotham Comedy Club will host five stand up comedians ready to deliver punchlines about the most common joke today: the divorce. The stand up comedians who will perform on Wednesday night starting at 8:30 at Gotham Comedy Club are Marion Grodin, Sherry Davey, Ross Bennett, Steven Kent McFarlin and Teddy Smith in a stand up comedy show called “Divorce Show.”

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Bill Maher to Stand Up for the New Year in Hawaii!

Comedian Bill Maher to Stand Up for the New Year in Hawaii!

Stand up comedian Bill Maher is going to enter the New Year doing two stand up comedy concerts. The host of the HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher will bring his brand of humor to the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu on December 31 and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center on January 1. The two stand up comedy shows would be the first time Bill Maher performs in Hawaii.

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Walt Willey is widely known for his performance in the TV series All My Children. But after the end of the show, he decided to turn to stand up comedy and now he is recording a new stand up comedy DVD. Walt Willey’s new stand up comedy DVD will be filmed during comedians’ concert at the Harvey's South Street Comedy Club in Jackson. The stand up comedy shows start today and will end on Sunday.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Performs at City Bank Auditorium

Stand Up Comedian Gabriel Iglesias Performs at City Bank Auditorium

Stand up comedian Gabriel Iglesias is going to bring his hilarious comedy show to City Bank Auditorium on Thursday, October 20. The show begins at 7 p.m. with the opening acts of Noe Gonzales, Martin Moreno and Alfred Robles.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedian Daniel Tosh to Perform Multiple Times Next Year at the Terry Fator Theatre

Stand Up Comedian Daniel Tosh to Perform Multiple Times Next Year at the Terry Fator Theatre

Stand up comedian Daniel Tosh will have more than one performance in 2012 The Mirage Hotel and Casino as part of the 2012 Aces of Comedy series. Daniel Tosh stand up comedy concerts are scheduled February 3 - 4, March 9 - 10 and April 27 - 28 at 10 p.m. nightly inside the Terry Fator Theatre.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Red Grant to Perform at the Weinberg

Comedian Red Grant to Perform at the Weinberg

Stand up comedian Red Grant is going to bring his comedy act on Friday, October 14 in Frederick. The stand up comedian Red Grant is coming to The Weinberg Center for the Arts in order to record a new stand up comedy special. Red Grant’s stand up comedy show starts at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Billy Gardell Brings His Halftime Comedy Act in Clayton

Billy Gardell Brings His Halftime Comedy Act in Clayton

Stand up comedian and actor Billy Gardell is going to perform his comedy concert called “Halftime” in Clayton at the Clayton Opera House. Billy Gardell’s stand up comedy act is set for Friday, October 14 and will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $35 reserved and $30 general admission.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Lisa Landry to Perform in Scottsdale on October 14 and 15

Comedian Lisa Landry to Perform in Scottsdale on October 14 and 15

Stand up comedian Lisa Landry is going to perform one of his stand up comedy shows at Stand Up Scottsdale in Scottsdale Arizona. Lisa Landry’s stand up comedy concerts are scheduled for two night in a row, on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15, starting 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Metta World Peace in a Stand Up Comedy Boot Camp!

Metta World Peace in a Stand Up Comedy Boot Camp!

Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, is going to take part in a standup comedy boot camp in order to improve his stand up comedy skills. Apparently, the NBA star is taking serious his stand up comedy career after his debut a few months ago.

Stand up Comedy: Chonda Pierce Promotes Her New DVD at the Phillips Center

Chonda Pierce Promotes Her New DVD at the Phillips Center

Stand up comedian Chonda Pierce is promoting her new comedy DVD called Did I Just Say That Out Loud? Widely known as “Queen of Clean,” Chonda Pierce is going to perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, October 11, starting 7 p.m. The stand up comedian will be having as a musical guest Warren Barfield.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Kevin Shea Stands Up in Auburn

Comedian Kevin Shea Stands Up in Auburn

Stand up comedian Kevin Shea is going to have a comedy show at Auburn, at the Ave show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 7. The stand up comedy show is part of the October Comedy and comedian Kevin Shea is headlining and other two stand up comedians will join him.

Stand up Comedy: The Muslims Are Coming to Salt Lake City!

The Muslims Are Coming to Salt Lake City!

The Muslims Are Coming stand up comedy show is arriving to Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, October 8. Doors for the stand up comedy show at The Complex, Vertigo Room open at 8 p.m. and welcome everybody to learn more about the Muslim culture and have a great time for free.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Norm MacDonald to Perform at Foxwoods

Comedian Norm MacDonald to Perform at Foxwoods

Comedian Norm MacDonald is going to perform one of his stand up comedy concerts in Foxwoods on Saturday, October 8. The stand up comedy show will be held at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Doors at the Norm MacDonald stand up comedy concert open at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Pat Cooper Stands Up in Hartford

Comedian Pat Cooper Stands Up in Hartford

Stand up comedian Pat Cooper is going to perform one of his rhythmic comedy shows on October 8, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Pat Cooper is not an angry stand up comedian, he just has some funny and meaningful things to share with the world and he does it in a very alert rhythm.

Stand up Comedy: Mandy Nolan Performs at Balmain on October 4

Mandy Nolan Performs at Balmain on October 4

Stand up comedian Mandy Nolan is bringing her hour long comedy show called What I Would Do If I Were You on October 4, at The Cat and Fiddle in Balmain. The stand up comedy show is meant to celebrate the fresh release of Mandy’s book, as well called What I Would Do If I Were You. Show starts at 8 p.m.

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Stand up comedienne Kathy Griffin is bringing her wicked humor to Salt Lake City on Friday, 30 September at the Abravanel Hall. The Kathy Griffin stand up comedy show opens his doors at 7:30 p.m.

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Joe Sib is going to take his stand up comedy show “California Calling” to New York on October 13 at the Bowery Electric. The comedian is going to perform for one night only and there are only 100 tickets available.

Stand up Comedy: Two Kids, One Hall at Sacramento

Two Kids, One Hall at Sacramento

Comedians Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald, from the famous Canadian sketch troupe "The Kids in the Hall" which aired on HBO and CBS n the 1980s and '90s are hitting the road to do stand up comedy. The two stand up comedians will perform at Sacramento's Punch Line Comedy Club on October 13-16.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedy Contest with a Live Show as a Prize

Stand Up Comedy Contest with a Live Show as a Prize

The cafe chain Costa Coffee has launched a stand up comedy competition with no cash prize. The competition is for new-comers in stand up comedy and the ultimate prize are two gigs at the Comedy Store, with no chance of being “gonged off.”

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up Comedy Fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Stand Up Comedy Fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Ryan Joudrey is going to host a stand up comedy night fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to help patients and their families who have been afflicted with this type of disease. The comedy night called Light the Night will take place on October 15 at the Bridgewater Days Inn and Convention Centre. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Chris Tucker Brings His Stand Up to New Orleans

Chris Tucker Brings His Stand Up to New Orleans

Stand up comedian Chris Tucker is going to perform in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, September 23. The stand up comedy show held at the UNO Lakefront Arena is part of Chris Tucker’s 14-city tour. Gates open at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Demetri Martin Performs at the Syracuse University

Demetri Martin Performs at the Syracuse University

Stand up comedian Demetri Martin will bring his humor at the Syracuse University on Friday, October 12. The stand up comedian will perform in Goldstein Auditorium at 8 p.m. in the show co-sponsored by University Union and the Panhellenic Council.

Stand up Comedy: Stand up comedian Paula Poundstone performs at the Egyptian

Stand up comedian Paula Poundstone performs at the Egyptian

Stand up comedian Paula Poundstone is going to bring of her unusual attire and her humor at the Egyptian Theatre, Idaho on Friday, September 23. The gates to Paula Poundstone’s stand up comedy show open at 8 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Political Comedy for the October 2011 Coalition

Political Comedy for the October 2011 Coalition

Famous stand up comedians will gather on Wednesday, September 21 at the Bowery Poetry Club to benefit the October 2011 Coalition. The show will start at 6 p.m. and there will be stand up comedy performances from comedians like Janine Brito, Lee Camp, Negin Farsad, John Fugelsang and Jamie Kilstein. This night of political comedy will be hosted by Dennis Trainor Jr.

Stand up Comedy: Stand Up for Heroes Benefit Gathers Top Comedians

Stand Up for Heroes Benefit Gathers Top Comedians

On November 9, the Beacon Theatre will be filled with top class stand up comedians like Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, and the Max Weinberg Big Band. The event is called Stand Up for Heroes and it has as purpose to raise funds to help injured service members and their families as they return to their communities.

Stand up Comedy: Jo Brand Stands Up for Animals Benefit

Jo Brand Stands Up for Animals Benefit

Stand up comedian Jo Brand is the head line act for a comedy night in the benefit of the UK’s International Animal Rescue (IAR). The event hosted by the self titled “king of light entertainment” Lenny Beige is being held at the Leicester Square Theatre on Friday, September 23. The doors open at 8 p.m.

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