Just For Laughs is headed for South Africa in 2018
As South African comedians have begun making names for themselves in America, now Just For Laughs will be spreading its comedy festival brand to South Africa. JFL announced today during its 35th annual signature fest in Montreal that it’ll debut Just For Laughs Africa in 2018 in Durb... [Read More]
Here’s the Lineup for the 10th and Final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival
After ten years, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is returning one more time in September. The final festival runs from Friday, September 15th through Tuesday the 19th in various Brooklyn venues, and the lineup includes Bobcat Goldthwait, Jon Glaser, Caroline Rhea, Mike Birbiglia, Janeane Garofalo,... [Read More]
Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces
One of the year’s most anticipated lists is finally here: Just For Laughs has released its 2017 class of New… MORE Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces
One of the year’s most anticipated lists is finally here: Just For Laughs has released its 2017 class of New… MORE Just For Laughs announces its 2017 New Faces appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Stars from comedy’s punk past return to the Edinburgh fringe
They were at the vanguard of political comedy. Now Alexei Sayle, Craig Ferguson and Sue Perkins are heading back to the festival, as it celebrates its 70th birthdayUnknown talents and student hopefuls head for the Edinburgh festival fringe at this time of year, aiming to break into the entertainment... [Read More]
'We haven't made a profit for five years': risky business at Edinburgh fringe
Running a festival venue is about more than booking acts and selling tickets. From converting lecture rooms to spending £25,000 on Astroturf, we reveal the costs of putting on a showTen years ago, at the Edinburgh festival, Anthony Alderson became the not very proud owner of 44 Vauxhall Astras... [Read More]
'I had to relearn how to be funny': comedian Lou Conran on her show about baby loss
Lou Conran terminated her pregnancy after five months when she discovered her baby would not survive outside the womb. Now, she is telling her story at the Edinburgh fringe“Nobody has cried through the previews,” says Lou Conran, “so it can’t be that bad.” The standup, ... [Read More]
Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more
San Francisco’s Outside Lands always has one of the best lineups around, especially on its comedy stage, The Barbary — a… MORE Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more appeared first ... [Read More]
Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more
San Francisco’s Outside Lands always has one of the best lineups around, especially on its comedy stage, The Barbary —… MORE Outside Lands fest announces killer comedy lineup with Nick Kroll, Jeff Goldblum, Henry Rollins, Wild Horses and much, much more appeared first on The ... [Read More]
35 Reasons to Look Forward to the 35th annual Just For Laughs festival in Montreal this July 2017
The 35th annual Just For Laughs, or Juste Pour Rire (Pour les Français), kicked off on Wednesday in Montreal, and while there may only be a few Americans performing there this weekend (Jessica Kirson, Steve Byrne and Vlad Caamano in The Ethnic Show, hosted by Alonzo Bodden), hundreds of ... [Read More]