Amy Schumer throws sexist heckler out of Stockholm show
Comedian posts video of herself dealing with man who yelled ‘Show us your tits’ during performance in Swedish capitalAmy Schumer shut down a sexist heckler during a standup show in Stockholm this week before having him removed from the arena after he repeatedly attempted to disrupt the s... [Read More]
The deranged Dutchman is coming! The finest comedy of autumn 2016
Brexit, starting over, a honey-selling scam and karaoke with chickens ... these are the concerns of the big names in comedy this autumn•Autumn culture: Film | Art & design | Dance | Classical | Pop | Theatre | TV | GamesThis “cranky thirtysomething lesbian comedian” (her words) ... [Read More]
Lucy McCormick, the fringe messiah making a cabaret of Christianity
Triple Threat, Lucy McCormick’s Nutella’n’snogging take on the New Testament, has graduated seamlessly from the queer scene to mainstream theatre. But it’s as much an attack on celebrity culture as religionLucy McCormick’s show is called Triple Threat: a term describing... [Read More]
Amy Schumer review – sex, neuroses and gun control from a sure-footed star
Edinburgh PlayhouseShe may be negotiating the move from everygirl to A-lister, but Schumer is truly at home on stage, hilarious on pills, guns – and even the odd heckler“I just say whatever dumb stuff comes into my head, and most of it is disgusting and horrible,” Amy Schumer muses... [Read More]
Issa Rae Just Signed A New Development Deal With HBO To Bring Diverse Programming
Issa Rae will extend her stay at HBO beyond her new series Insecure premiering on October. It was announced yesterday that Rae will now help HBO push for diverse programming with a development deal. What does that mean? More Rae at HBO for the next two years. HBO has turned to the star of one of it... [Read More]
Issa Rae Just Signed A New Development Deal With HBO To Bring Diverse Programming
Issa Rae will extend her stay at HBO beyond her new series Insecure premiering on October. It was announced yesterday that Rae will now help HBO push for diverse programming with a development deal. What does that mean? More Rae at HBO for the next two years. HBO has turned to the star of one of it... [Read More]
Issa Rae Just Signed A New Development Deal With HBO To Bring Diverse Programming
Issa Rae will extend her stay at HBO beyond her new series Insecure premiering on October. It was announced yesterday that Rae will now help HBO push for diverse programming with a development deal. What does that mean? More Rae at HBO for the next two years. HBO has turned to the star of one of it... [Read More]
Amy Schumer review – sex, neuroses and gun control from a sure-footed star
Edinburgh PlayhouseShe may be negotiating the move from everygirl to A-lister, but Schumer is truly at home on stage, hilarious on pills, guns – and even the odd heckler“I just say whatever dumb stuff comes into my head, and most of it is disgusting and horrible,” Amy Schumer muses... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]
Sydney Fringe Comedy: our picks of the festival make their own festival picks
The comedy branch of Sydney Fringe has a reputation as a star-maker. Here our festival highlights choose the shows you can’t missEstablished just six years ago, Sydney Fringe Comedy – the comedic branch of Sydney Fringe – already has something of a reputation as a star-maker, hosti... [Read More]