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Stand-up comedy => Donald Glover Releases New Special this November

Donald Glover Releases New Special this November

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Stand up comedian and actor Donald Glover, most known for his role in Community, in going to release a stand up comedy special on Comedy Central. The special called Weirdo is going to air on Comedy Central on November 20 and is expected to be guaranteed fun.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Earthquake to Perform in the Crescent City Comedy Explosion

Comedian Earthquake to Perform in the Crescent City Comedy Explosion

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Stand up comedian and actor who goes by the name Earthquake has joined the Crescent City Comedy Explosion at UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans on Saturday. The stand up comedian will be performing next to J. Anthony Brown, Nephew Tommy and Adele Givens.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Peters Will Host the Gemini Gala!

Russell Peters Will Host the Gemini Gala!

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Stand up comedian Russell Peters is going to host the Gemini Awards gala, set on Wednesday, September 7 at 8 p.m. (8.30 p.m. NT). The Gemini Awards gala is the annual celebration of the best in Canadian television.

Stand-up comedy => Gabriel Iglesias Will Host a New Comedy Central Show!

Gabriel Iglesias Will Host a New Comedy Central Show!

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Stand up comedian Gabriel Iglesias is going to host a new Comedy Central series called Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution. The stand up comedian is most known for shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Dave Pokorny Is Flying Solo!

Comedian Dave Pokorny Is Flying Solo!

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Stand up comedian Dave Pokorny is about to start his new series of comedy called Flying Solo. The first show is scheduled on August 17, 2011 at Main Stage West, 104 N. Main St., Sebastopol and will feature the stand up comedian himself, performing his one-man show Based on a True Story.

Stand-up comedy => R.I.P Vic Dunlop!

R.I.P Vic Dunlop!

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

The famous stand up comedian, actor, inventor and entrepreneur Vic Dunlop died at the age 62 of complications of diabetes Saturday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. The stand up comedian leaves behind a lot of grieving fans and a priceless legacy. He was truly a complete artist whose second nature was to make people laugh.

Stand-up comedy => Ventriloquist and Comedian Jeff Dunham Takes His Tour to Brookings!

Ventriloquist and Comedian Jeff Dunham Takes His Tour to Brookings!

Monday, 15 August 2011

Jeff Dunham is known for his unique stand up comedy style involving his funny puppets and his outstanding ventriloqism qualities. On Sunday, October 9, stand up comedian Jeff Dunham is going to perform at the Swiftel Center in Brookings, starting 5 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => Jerry Seinfeld Performing at Rialto Square Theatre!

Jerry Seinfeld Performing at Rialto Square Theatre!

Monday, 15 August 2011

The stand up comedian Jerry Seinfeld is going to perform one of his comedy shows in Joliet at Rialto Square Theatre, on Friday, October 28. The stand up comedy concerts is part of his new comedy tour he’s having this fall. The stand up comedy show begins at 7 p.m.

Stand-up comedy => A New Comedy Club Opens in Washington!

A New Comedy Club Opens in Washington!

Friday, 12 August 2011

This weekend marks the opening of a new stand up comedy venue called Riot Act Comedy Theater in Washington. Situated at 8th and E in the Gallery Place neighborhood, The Riot Act joins the well-known D.C. Improv as a go-to place for live stand-up.

Stand-up comedy => The Muslims Are Coming to Middle Tennessee!

The Muslims Are Coming to Middle Tennessee!

Friday, 12 August 2011

The stand up comedy tour Muslims Are Coming is in full development and on Sunday, August 14 the Muslim American stand up comedians will perform at Mercy Lounge, Nashville. The Muslims Are Coming is a national tour of Muslim-American comedians whose goal is to counter the gross misperceptions about Muslims in America that permeate the media.

Stand-up comedy => Gabriel Iglesias Goes on Stand Up Revolution Tour!

Gabriel Iglesias Goes on Stand Up Revolution Tour!

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Stand up comedian and actor Gabriel Iglesias is ready to pack his comedy skills and all his jokes and start his new stand up comedy tour. The Stand Up Revolution Tour debuts at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino during Mexican Independence Day Weekend September 15 - 18.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Michael Jr. Goes Solo for the First Time!

Comedian Michael Jr. Goes Solo for the First Time!

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Stand up comedian Michael Jr. is going to record his first solo stand up comedy video on Friday, September 9 in Dallas, TX at the Southlake Campus of Gateway. The stand up comedy show called Gateway to Comedy; Laugh Until It Hurts is going to be taped in front of a live audience and the tickets for the show are free.

Stand-up comedy => Louie Anderson Performs in Schaumburg!

Louie Anderson Performs in Schaumburg!

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Stand up comedian and actor Louie Anderson has scheduled a comedy show on August 11-14 at the Improv Comedy Club and Dinner Theatre in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. The stand up comedy show is for 18 or older audience only and it has as topics food, family, getting older, getting and staying healthy.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Peters Plays in Breakaway, a Hockey Drama!

Russell Peters Plays in Breakaway, a Hockey Drama!

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

The Toronto International Film Festival will open its gates during September 8 to 18 and already there was announced an interesting film line up. One of the films very much expected to the TIFF 2011 is Breakaway, a hockey drama which has as stars stand up comedian Russell Peters and actor Rob Lowe. Breakaway’s action is set in an Indo-Canadian community.

Stand-up comedy => Stand Up Comedian Gallagher Performs at Yakima County Stadium!

Stand Up Comedian Gallagher Performs at Yakima County Stadium!

Tuesday, 09 August 2011

Gallagher, the stand up comedian who is best known for smashing watermelons during his stand up comedy acts is going to perform on August 26 at Yakima County Stadium, Washington. Gallagher’s stand up comedy show is a joint promotion by Carmen's Comedy Club in Selah and the stadium's regular tenants, the Yakima Bears baseball team. The doors open at 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy =>

Tuesday, 09 August 2011

Stand up comedian Doug Benson is best known for his appearances on Comedy Central Presents, Best Week Ever and was a contestant on Last Comic Standing in the show's fifth season. On August 30 the stand up comedian is going to release a new CD and digital album called Potty Mouth. The stand up comedy show is produced by Comedy Central Records and it comes with a bonus DVD including the full, uncensored versions of all six episodes of "The Benson Interruption," the cult hit show that aired on COMEDY CENTRAL.

Stand-up comedy => Jeff Dunham Performs at the Wisconsin State Fair 2011!

Jeff Dunham Performs at the Wisconsin State Fair 2011!

Monday, 08 August 2011

The Wisconsin State Fair has reached its 5th day of festival and people are invited to come see stand up comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to perform along with his famous dolls. Jeff Dunham is set to perform tonight on the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Main Stage.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian James Acaster Stands Up, Among Other Things!

Comedian James Acaster Stands Up, Among Other Things!

Monday, 08 August 2011

The stand up comedian James Acaster is a new comer on the comedy stage, but he is starting to make his name heard, especially now when he is promoting his new stand up comedy show called Among Other Things. Starting August 8 and until August 29, James Acaster is going to perform his hilarious stand up comedy show at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh.

Stand-up comedy => Late Night Comedy at SteelStack!

Late Night Comedy at SteelStack!

Sunday, 07 August 2011

For the first time this year, Bethlehem is going to laugh three nights in a row at a new Late Night Comedy series offered by ArtsQuest. Situated on the South Side, SteelStack’s Musikfest Café is going to host three night of stand up comedy on August 11, 12 and 13.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performs at the Meadow Brook Music Festival!

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performs at the Meadow Brook Music Festival!

Friday, 05 August 2011

The 45 years old stand up comedian Jim Gaffigan thinks that is no better place than Michigan for his mix of classic and new stand up comedy material. Therefore, the stand up comedian is going to perform live on August 6 at Meadow Brook Music Festival, starting 8 p.m.

Stand-up comedy =>

Friday, 05 August 2011

She-nannigans’ Comedy Challenge at She-Nannigans House of Beer, 16 W. Division St. Chicago opened its gates on August 4. The third biannual stand up comedy challenge returns into town and waits its competitor every week to laugh their way to the $500 prize.

Stand-up comedy => Wyatt Cenac Is Comedy Person Beginning August 23!

Wyatt Cenac Is Comedy Person Beginning August 23!

Thursday, 04 August 2011

Wyatt Cenac is going to release his first-ever stand-up comedy special, Comedy Person. Recorded live from the Skirball Center for Performing Arts in New York City, Cenac gets real as he discusses life in the New York, rules for growing up black, attractive neighbors, why TV is the best roommate you’ll ever have and much more.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Dan Levy Releases New CD/DVD!

Comedian Dan Levy Releases New CD/DVD!

Thursday, 04 August 2011

Named “Comedian of the Year” for 2011 at the Young Hollywood Awards, great success awaits the stand up comedian Dan Levy . COMEDY CENTRAL Records will release Dan Levy's Congrats on Your Success CD/DVD on Tuesday, August 16.

Stand-up comedy => Rabbi Bob Alper Performs Stand Up Comedy at Temple Beth Am!

Rabbi Bob Alper Performs Stand Up Comedy at Temple Beth Am!

Wednesday, 03 August 2011

Bob Alper is not just an ordinary rabbi. He is a stand up comedian rabbi. Rabbi Bob Alper is going to perform in Randolph at the Temple Neth Am on Sunday, Aug. 21. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. and if you buy a ticket in advance you will only pay $18. At the door, tickets cost $20.

Stand-up comedy => Pauly Shore Stands Up at The Comedy Zone!

Pauly Shore Stands Up at The Comedy Zone!

Wednesday, 03 August 2011

Comedian Pauly Shore, also known as The Weasel, put on a break his acting career and right now he is dedicated to doing stand up comedy. The stand up comedian will perform at The Comedy Zone at NC Music Factory. The stand up comedy show is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9.

Stand-up comedy => Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd Appears on DVD!

Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd Appears on DVD!

Tuesday, 02 August 2011

The stand up comedy show Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd is going to be released on DVD available exclusively from www.richardjeni.com. This stand up comedy video features footage never seen before of the late stand up comedian Richard Jeni (1957-2007). Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd stand up comedy video features images from the two weekend performances in 2002 and 2006 at Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, South California.

Even if he had a brief career as a stand up comedian, Richard Jeni performed in five one hour stand up comedy specials for HBO and Showtime: A Big Steaming Pile of Me (2005), A Good Catholic Boy (1997), and Platypus Man (1994) - for HBO and Boy from New York City (1990) and Richard Jeni: Crazy from The Heat (1992) for Showtime.

Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd stand up comedy DVD is produced and distributed by the Estate of Richard Jeni. It shows to the late comedian’s fans very precious and rare footage with Richard Jeni perfecting his stand up comedy act and interacting with the audience. Richard Jeni: The Beach Crowd offers 75 minutes with the one who was fairly called The Comedians’ Comedian.

Stand-up comedy => Godfrey Has His First One Hour Stand Up Special!

Godfrey Has His First One Hour Stand Up Special!

Tuesday, 02 August 2011

Saturday, August 27, Godfrey’s first one hour stand up special has its premier on Comedy Central. The stand up comedy special called Godfrey: Black By Accident is going to start at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The stand up comedy show will be also released on DVD On Tuesday, August 30 by COMEDY CENTRAL Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Stand-up comedy => Registers to Theatre 99 Stand Up Competition Begin!

Registers to Theatre 99 Stand Up Competition Begin!

Monday, 01 August 2011

Even if there are 6 months left until the Charleston Comedy Festival begins, registrations start this month. The first of 5 preliminary rounds begins on Friday, August 19 and the other 4 are going to be announced later. Registration costs $20.

Stand-up comedy => The Edinburgh Fringe Festival Is Mostly X-Rated!

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival Is Mostly X-Rated!

Monday, 01 August 2011

This year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival recorded an increase of x-rated shows, comparing to 2010. Last year, the Edinburgh Fringe introduced the over-18 ratings and 241 shows announced they fit this rating. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011 has an increase of over fifty percent shows x-rated. The exact number is 505 shows which are not recommended to under 18 viewers, and the warnings include: nudity, adult themes, and strong language.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Brad Garrett Performs in Phoenix!

Comedian Brad Garrett Performs in Phoenix!

Sunday, 31 July 2011

On August 5 and August 6, stand up comedian Brad Garrett is going to perform live stand up comedy in Phoenix at CityScape. The stand up comedy show is called Stand Up Live Comedy Theatre and will have as special guest stand up comedian and voice impressionist Melissa Villasenor.

Stand-up comedy => The Muslims Are Coming!

The Muslims Are Coming!

Sunday, 31 July 2011

A two parts stand up comedy tour is scheduled to take place this years and the performers are American-Muslims stand up comedians. First part of the stand up comedy tour, called “The Muslims Are Coming” starts in August 5 and ends August 15. During this funny 10 days, the stand up comedians will take over Florida, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. The second part of the stand up comedy show is scheduled to start in the fall in to the Midwest.

Stand-up comedy =>

Friday, 29 July 2011

Just for Laughs comedy festival is approaching his end, so the Canadian Comedy Network announced its own comedy projects that include collaboration with stand up comedians like Jeremy Hotz and Russell Peters.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Kevin J. Williams to Perform at Soft Illusions Fine Art Gallery!

Comedian Kevin J. Williams to Perform at Soft Illusions Fine Art Gallery!

Friday, 29 July 2011

Even if Kevin J. Williams is a new comer in stand up comedy, he has a lot of stand up comedy concerts. On Saturday, July 30, he will perform in "Conversation Pieces" at Soft Illusions Fine Art Gallery, at 8 p.m. alongside other fellow stand up comedians.

Stand-up comedy => Seth Meyers Stands Up at Mirage on Saturday!

Seth Meyers Stands Up at Mirage on Saturday!

Friday, 29 July 2011

Comedian and writer Seth Meyers is best known for his “Weekend Update” at Saturday Night Live show, but this summer he is not going to be at his desk. He is going to literary stand up and entertains a live audience starting Saturday, July 30 at the Mirage, Las Vegas.

Stand-up comedy =>

Friday, 29 July 2011

Stand up comedian Louis C.K. is at the top of his career right now. He has big success and the sold out comedy concerts are a statement for it. To acknowledge his talent, Just For Laughs Festival named the stand up comedian Comedy Person of the Year. Louis C.K. is going to receive his award today at a noon luncheon Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Stand-up comedy => Long Story Short: Colin Quinn is at the Just For Laughs Festival!

Long Story Short: Colin Quinn is at the Just For Laughs Festival!

Friday, 29 July 2011

Stand up comedian Colin Quinn is going to bring his comedy show Long Story Short at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Cinquième Salle of Place des Arts. Colin will entertain the audiences for 75 minutes with his Long Story Short stand up comedy concert for two nights in a row.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Norm Macdonald Performing at Silver Legacy on Saturday!

Comedian Norm Macdonald Performing at Silver Legacy on Saturday!

Friday, 29 July 2011

Stand up comedian Norm Macdonald is known for his darker humor – no wonder he played the voice of Death in an episode of Family Guy. On Saturday, July 30, he is going to entertain his fans at Silver Legacy performing a stand up comedy show about the life’s little absurdities.

Stand-up comedy => Mercer Morrison Wants to Roast Charlie Sheen!

Mercer Morrison Wants to Roast Charlie Sheen!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

We all wait eagerly for the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, because, as the former star of Two and a Half Men said himself, "You could say I've been providing kindling for this Roast for a while". But who is going to roast him? We don’t know yet, but stand up comedian Mercer Morrison wants really bad to be a part of the roast.

Stand-up comedy => Free Stand Up Comedy Show!

Free Stand Up Comedy Show!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

If you are a fan of stand up comedy, you should not miss The Late Night Grind comedy show which will take place every last Saturday of the month. The fun is guaranteed by AJ the Comedian in the first edition of the show, on July 30, at Next Coffee Co., 19420 N. 58th Ave.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Jason Stuart and Jennie McNulty Offer an OUTrageous Summer Night!

Comedian Jason Stuart and Jennie McNulty Offer an OUTrageous Summer Night!

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

On August 12, at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA is going to take place the Comedy and Wine: The Center OC’s OUTrageous Summer Night. The event invites gays and lesbians for a night out, to enjoy a good wine and an outrageously funny stand up comedy show featuring Jason Stuart and Jennie McNulty.

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