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  • Franco Escamilla to stop through Arlington Theatre during 2017 world tour Por la Anécdota

    Franco Escamilla to stop through Arlington Theatre during 2017 world tour Por la Anécdota

    Stand-up comedy is taking the center spotlight again thanks to the latest trailblazing comedian emerging in global news. Latin comedian Franco Escamilla is a powerhouse stand-up comic emerging as a global star on the live concert circuit. Escamilla is known for his unique characters and high energy...
  • Enter the wonderfully weird world of Moon Hooch with 'The Joshua Tree EP'

    Enter the wonderfully weird world of Moon Hooch with 'The Joshua Tree EP'

    While it's true that it's more and more difficult for a band to do something different, it is still possible. Take Moon Hooch for instance. In addition to having a great band name, this is a band comprising saxophones and drums. That's it. While you know that the lineup makes this band different...
  • "Don't Think Twice."

    Movie review: 'Don't Think Twice' a surprisingly effective drama about comedy

    Mike Birbiglia is a popular stand-up comedian, who in 2012 wrote, directed and starred in a little movie called Sleepwalk With Me. It was a deeply personal and poignant film, one that many have called the best movie ever made about stand-up comedy, or portraying the thankless life of a stand-up...
  • 'Fly, You Fools' to a place far Off-Broadway

    'Fly, You Fools' to a place far Off-Broadway

    Sometimes you feel like Broadway, and sometimes it might be something Off-Broadway. But on occasion, you might also be looking for just a little something more unique, or edgy, or off the beaten track, in which case you go for Off-Off Broadway... and that could well lead you to “Fly, You Fools...
  • Joe Sorcic (drums), Howard Ostrow (guitar) and Anthony Giannotti (bass) opening set

    The Expanding Music Project / 'Freak Out Open Mic' at Strange Grounds, Denver

    On July 6, at Strange Grounds in Denver, The Expanding Music Project opened with an improvised experimental music set. Skilled musicians Anthony Giannotti (bass), Howard Ostrow (guitar) and Joe Sorcic (drums) came together to set the stage for the following “Freak Out Open Mic” which invited...
  • TruTV's 'Impractical Jokers' cast return to New England on May 1-2

    TruTV's 'Impractical Jokers' cast return to New England on May 1-2

    Someone had better let Larry know – the cast of TruTV’s “Impractical Jokers” returns to New England on Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, as The Tenderloins perform at Comix at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto, James "Murr" Murray and Brian "Q" Quinn will take the stage...
  • Greg Warren captivates audiences at The Improv

    Greg Warren captivates audiences at The Improv

    Fall out of your chair in laughter as comedian Greg Warren rolls into Waterfront’s own Improv for six select shows from Thursday, Apr 9 – Sunday, Apr 12, 2015. If you’re unfamiliar with the funnyman, Warren has been touted as a comic who has been “on the rise for the last decade,” according to...
  • How We First Met celebrates Valentine's Day

    How We First Met celebrates Valentine's Day

    How We First Met is returning for the fifteenth year this Valentine's Day, February 14th. This improv show has been a smash hit since its inception, oh so many years ago. In the show, couples tell their own personal stories live on stage of how they first met, while an improv ensemble cast...
  • Pittsburgh Improv welcomes D.L. Hughley

    Pittsburgh Improv welcomes D.L. Hughley

    Join one of America’s funniest comics during one (or all!) of his 5-night appearances at Homestead’s Improv. D.L. Hughley, best known for his stint on the laugh-fest Kings of Comedy, will be making audiences roar with delight (two shows) Friday, Jan 9, (two shows) Saturday, Jan 10, and Sunday, Jan...
  • Chuckle your way into 2015 with a special TJ and Dave improv show

    Chuckle your way into 2015 with a special TJ and Dave improv show

    If you're single, aren't keen on spending a paycheck on an expensive party and transportation. or just need to laugh your way into the New Year because the old year was rather awful - consider spending New Year's Eve with TJ Jagodowski and David Pasquesi, better known simply as TJ and Dave. Don't...
  • Need to laugh during the holiday season? Try out some improv

    Need to laugh during the holiday season? Try out some improv

    The holidays can make people happy, or not. Anyone needing a pick up would do well heading out to see some improv comedy throughout the Washington D.C. area. Do not let the holidays bring the winter doldrums to the table. Instead, laugh them away with a wide variety of opportunities. Watching...
  • John Blue stutters into the Improv

    John Blue stutters into the Improv

    If one thing is clear, it’s that Josh Blue doesn’t want you to feel sorry for him. In fact, he wants you to see his one-man act between Feb. 6, 2015, to Feb. 8, 2015, at Homestead’s Improv. Self-described as “the comedian who puts the ‘cerebral’ in Cerebral Palsy,” Josh Blue continues to break down...
  • Un-Scripted Theater Company brings the improvised play Beloved Strangers to SF

    Un-Scripted Theater Company brings the improvised play Beloved Strangers to SF

    The Un-Scripted Theater Company is bringing a new improvised play to San Francisco beginning Thursday, November 13 and running through Saturday, December 20, 2014. The play is called "Beloved Strangers". It is a completely improvised three act play featuring a new family, created on the spot...
  • Big Something to release new album ‘Truth Serum’ On November 4

    Big Something to release new album ‘Truth Serum’ On November 4

    North Carolina's BIG Something have announced a number of shows in support of their forthcoming album, Truth Serum! Truth Serum, the band's third full-length album, will be released on November 4, and features a guest appearance from NYC turntablist, DJ Logic. With a powerful sound that is both...
  • Comedy throughout the week at Twin Cities venues this fall

    Comedy throughout the week at Twin Cities venues this fall

    As the leaves depart from the trees and the cold starts to settle in the Twin Cities, one entertainment option for keeping yourself warm, despite the advancing cold is to go see people who will make you laugh. While the Twin Cities are often stops for national comedy acts, the good thing is that you...
  • KC Improv Festival invites patrons to join in the comedy creative process

    KC Improv Festival invites patrons to join in the comedy creative process

    The 14th Kansas City Improv Festival opened this past weekend on The Kick Comedy Theater stage in Westport. It will continue this next weekend with two performances at the Off Center Theater in Crown Center. There were two-three act sessions on Saturday night. Guests walked in near the end of the...
  • Live comedy in San Diego

    Live comedy in San Diego

    One of the best things about comedy are the communities they foster. San Diego’s comedy scene has been growing as of late and presents some really cool opportunities for individuals to watch shows and learn how to perform themselves. Finest City Improv (Improv) Finest City Improv is a recently...
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