Levity Live buys the Improv comedy club brand
Budd Friedman has let go of owning The Improv. Levity Entertainment Group, which already runs six of the Improv comedy clubs in addition to producing stand-up specials and comedy series, as well as managing comedy clients, has bought the legendary Improv franchise brand from Friedman and Improv co-o... [Read More]
Managers break off from Levity Entertainment Group to form Mainstay Entertainment
Former Levity Entertainment Group president Norm Aladjem has split from Levity and brought three managers with him to form a new company called Mainstay Entertainment. Deadline reported the news first. Among the clients joining Mainstay: comedians Trevor Noah, Maz Jobrani and Rachel Feinstein. Levit... [Read More]
Managers break off from Levity Entertainment Group to form Mainstay Entertainment
Former Levity Entertainment Group president Norm Aladjem has split from Levity and brought three managers with him to form a new company called Mainstay Entertainment. Deadline reported the news first. Among the clients joining Mainstay: comedians Trevor Noah, Maz Jobrani and Rachel Feinstein. Levit... [Read More]
Hurricane Odile cancels 2014 Cabo Comedy Festival; NUVOtv and Levity organize relief benefit show Oct. 1 in California
The second annual Cabo Comedy Festival was supposed to start tonight at the southern tip of Baja Mexico, but Hurricane Odile had other ideas, devastating Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos as it passed through last month. So the festival was cancelled. Or postponed, if you prefer to think of it that way. ... [Read More]
40 Comedians to Compete for Prestigious ‘Ladies of Laughter’ Titles
The funny ladies will compete for cash prizes, comedy bookings and the prestigious 2014 Ladies of Laughter titles. Past winners include Tammy Pescatelli, Jane Condon, Robin Fox, Dana Eagle and Dena Blizzard.Author informationStage Time MagazineSTAGE TIME is an online magazine that covers the art and... [Read More]
Irving Azoff buys half of Levity Entertainment Group, jumps fully into comedy business
When Chelsea Handler named Irving Azoff as her new manager last October, the 66-year-old was only a month into his new partnership with MSG Entertainment. Judi Brown-Marmel, partner at Levity Entertainment Group, told Billboard in May that having Azoff -- a former music manager and chairman of Live ... [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]