Review: Hannah Gadsby, “Nanette” at the SoHo Playhouse in New York City
Almost an hour into her performance of Nanette at the SoHo Playhouse in New York City, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby pauses before she pivots. “You’re culturally unprepared for someone to be angry….and funny…in the same breath,” Gadsby informs us. Truth is, though... [Read More]
Review: Hannah Gadsby, “Nanette” at the SoHo Playhouse in New York City
Almost an hour into her performance of Nanette at the SoHo Playhouse in New York City, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby pauses before she pivots. “You’re culturally unprepared for someone to be angry….and funny…in the same breath,” Gadsby informs us. Truth is, though... [Read More]
John Leguizamo preps “Latin History for Morons” for Public Theater Off-Broadway run
After workshopping his newest one-man show in San Francisco and elsewhere around America, John Leguizamo is ready to return to his native New York City with “Latin History for Morons,” opening Feb. 24, 2017, for at least a two-month run at The Public Theater. Here’s the official sh... [Read More]
John Leguizamo preps “Latin History for Morons” for Public Theater Off-Broadway run
After workshopping his newest one-man show in San Francisco and elsewhere around America, John Leguizamo is ready to return to his native New York City with “Latin History for Morons,” opening Feb. 24, 2017, for at least a two-month run at The Public Theater. Here’s the official sh... [Read More]
Adrienne Truscott’s “Asking For It” still, after all these years
Adrienne Truscott won multiple awards when she took her one-woman show about rape jokes to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, including honors for "Comic Originality" and the prestigious Panel Prize. That was August 2013. Some three years later, the summer of 2016 finds Truscott doing "Adrienne Tru... [Read More]
“Thank God For Jokes,” Mike Birbiglia’s new one-man show going Off-Broadway in February 2016
Mike Birbiglia's latest stand-up tour is headed Off-Broadway, back to the same theater at 45 Bleecker St. where Birbiglia developed Sleepwalk With Me. Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes will play Lynn Redgrave Theater, with previews beginning Feb. 2, 2016, and an official opening Feb. 11. "I'm... [Read More]
Colin Quinn’s “The New York Story,” directed by Jerry Seinfeld, debuts Off-Broadway July 2015
Jon Stewart glossed over the news in his otherwise highly amusing interview with Colin Quinn on Wednesday's episode of The Daily Show when Stewart asked if Jerry Seinfeld would be directing Quinn onstage again. Because it's happening. This summer. Colin Quinn's The New York Story will debut at ... [Read More]
Frank Garcia-Hejl presents “Oh No!”
That Frank Garcia-Hejl is showcasing his characters and impersonations to audiences of hundreds on weeknights in a basement, instead of to millions live on Saturday nights, really owes more to happenstance and turns of fate. For now. Watching Garcia-Hejl's current one-man show, "OH NO!", at the Upri... [Read More]
Jim Gaffigan schedules December 2015 arena date with Madison Square Garden
And then there will be 11. Jim Gaffigan announced today that he's added a date to the end of his 2015 tour schedule, and it's a biggie -- well, the biggest venue in size and prestige to stand-up comedians: New York City's Madison Square Garden. Gaffigan will perform the MSG arena in Midtown Manhatta... [Read More]