Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman
It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full schedules by balancin... [Read More]
 
Andrea Martin on coming full circle, from SCTV to Broadway and back to Toronto and NBC for “Working The Engels”
Andrea Martin is enjoying her summer trip to Portugal when she's patched onto the phone line last night with The Comic's Comic. "It's surreal for me to have a show premiere and me be in Lisbon," Martin said. So if fans tune in tonight to the American debut of Working The Engels on NBC and start inte... [Read More]
 
HA! The Musical, an Off-Broadway production about stand-up comedy starring stand-up comedians
Not all of the new Broadway musicals staged in New York City are based on hit movies. Rehearsals began last week for HA! The Musical, and no, it's not based on the old Times Square comedy club. but yes, it is a completely and seriously silly look at the world of stand-up comedy. It's making its Off-... [Read More]
 
FXX orders “Man Seeking Woman,” starring Jay Baruchel, to series in 2015
Jay Baruchel is FXX's newest leading man, starring in the upcoming Man Seeking Woman, ordered to a 10-episode season today by the cable network. Coming in 2015, Man Seeking Woman stars Baruchel as Josh Greenberg, "a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love" -- based on Simon Rich's book of short... [Read More]
 
Ray Jessel’s audition on America’s Got Talent 2014, and what you may not know about the 84-year-old songwriter’s Broadway and TV past
Ray Jessel, at 84, would seem like an unlikely contestant to round out this season's auditions for America's Got Talent. And yet, NBC producers knew more than you. In his pre-audition interview, Jessel told us that he only started performing at age 72. After singing an original ditty he wrote and pl... [Read More]
 
Italian Bred: The Laugh Button interview with Candice Guardino
Candice Guardino is a woman with many hats. Although we can’t find a picture of her wearing an actual hat, she’s still an actress, writer, singer, and comedian. A student of UCB and Second City, she’s also been trained in the areas of long and short-form improv. We recently spoke w... [Read More]
 
Comedian Erik Riviera to Tape One-Hour Comedy Special
Comedian Erik Rivera is set to tape his first stand-up comedy special Thursday, May 29. Levity Productions, the comedy powerhouse responsible for producing over 100 prime-time specials with comedians such as Jamie Foxx, Jeff Dunham, Daniel Tosh, Tracy Morgan, Billy Gardell, Amy Schumer, Jim Breuer a... [Read More]
 
Above Average and UCB Comedy Are Partnering Up
by Bradford Evans Web video makers Above Average and UCB Comedy are teaming up. Above Average announced today that UCB Comedy is becoming an official partner of the Above Average network and that the two entities will now co-produce new sketch videos to appear on Above Average's YouTube channel and ... [Read More]
 
Neil Patrick Harris ‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’ Curse Shocking? Why Broadway Star Yelled At Interrupting Fan During Musical
Did Neil Patrick Harris really curse at a fan during Hedwig and the Angry Inch? Well, sort of. According to Page Six, one female audience member got a bit too excited during last Saturday’s performance of the Broadway musical, which features Harris in drag as the titular character. The lady ye... [Read More]
 
SiriusXM to throw celebration at Carolines in honor of 20 years of ‘The Opie & Anthony Show’
Satellite radio provider SiriusXM’s just announced that beloved radio show, The Opie & Anthony Show will be celebrating the show’s 20th year on the air with fellow comics and fans. The hosts that share the it’s namesake, Greg “Opie” Hughes and Anthony Cumia will wil... [Read More]