Episode #114: Tony Hendra
Tony Hendra began his career at Cambridge University with the famed Footlights as the comedy partner of Graham Chapman, and starred in the annual revue with Chapman and John Cleese. He came to the United States as a duo act with Nick Ullett, appearing multiple times on The Ed Sullivan Show and ... [Read More]
Episode #114: Tony Hendra
Tony Hendra began his career at Cambridge University with the famed Footlights as the comedy partner of Graham Chapman, and starred in the annual revue with Chapman and John Cleese. He came to the United States as a duo act with Nick Ullett, appearing multiple times on The Ed Sullivan Show and ... [Read More]
From the attic of a Chinese restaurant, Boston’s Comedy Studio celebrates 20th Anniversary
On paper, its a little 75-seat “place” in the attic of a Chinese restaurant. To comedy, it’s as big as the world. This month, The Comedy Studio in Boston, MA celebrated its 20th Anniversary. That in itself is a feat. However, there’s more to it than that. The Comedy Studio ha... [Read More]
This is not a list: The year in comedy photos
Y’know when’s a great time to have a website outage? New Year’s Day. Therefore, this is not a year-end list. It’s simply a post containing assorted photographic highlights from Third Beat’s 2011 coverage. Got it? Enjoy, while I go... [Read More]
Third Frames: Cambridge Footlights (review)
The legendary Cambridge Footlights invaded the weekly Sketch Comedy Lounge at the Rivoli in Toronto on Tuesday night, with their latest show Pretty Little Panic. Their solid hour of energetic, fast-transitioning sketches, is on a mini North American tour afte... [Read More]
Teen comedian brings act back to Marshfield
Max Clary likes to be on stage, talk to people and make them laugh. Last summer, the 15-year-old from Newton commuted to Camp Chuckles, a comedy camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Marshfield. Now the Newton South High School sophomore is a regular performer at the Comedy Studio in Cambridge. [Read More]