For Second City, it's all funny business
"The public is not that interested in improv as an art form," Leonard said. "It's like avant garde jazz - there's always going to be an audience for it, but it's a thin audience. But there's magic in improv, and what we do is distill that magic and put it into a commercial model." Kelly Leonard, Second City's vice president. [Read More]
Stephen Lynch On Baby Seals and Peanuts Kids - Boston Comedy Interview
Stephen Lynch kicks off his Comedy Central Live: 3 Balloons Tour in Boston with sold out shows, which will eventually take him across the US and into London, Ireland, Sweden, and Holland, with more dates still to be announced. And that's before his new album, also named 3 Balloons (coincidence?), hits shelves on March 24. [Read More]
Dane Cook: Isolated Incident - Global Thermo Comedy Tour
Fresh on the heels of the announcement of his Comedy Central special and comedy album, ‘ISolated INcident,' comedian Dane Cook has now announced plans to take his material on the road with the ‘ISolated INcident - Global Thermo Comedy Tour.' Touted as the largest comedy tour in history, Cook will travel within the US, Canada, Africa, Brazil, Australia, UK and Germany. Cook will make his only New Hampshire appearance on Sunday, May 10th at Verizon Wireless Arena. [Read More]
"Spinal Tap" Announce 30-City North American "Unwigged" Tour
The "Spinal Tap" has announced plans to hit the road for a 30-city North American tour next month. The comedy-trio will tour sans their wigs and costumes for the "Unwigged and Unplugged" tour. [Read More]
Stella's Farewell Tour Kicks Off
Darn tootin' holidays forced us to miss Stella's late announced secret warm-up shows at Union Hall the past two weekends. That and the fact tickets sold out IN BASICALLY LESS THAN A SINGLE SECOND. Bumpershine covered the first one. In case one was thinking of catching Stella some other time, Michael Ian Black gave this ominous threat concerning the urgency of now on his blog: "Here's the thing. This is probably the last time Stella ever tours together so if you want to see us together, this is ... [Read More]