Jimmy Kimmel to open Vegas comedy club with Caesars Palace
Jimmy Kimmel Live isn’t exactly known for its stand-up comedy spots. But Jimmy Kimmel, the University of Nevada Las Vegas graduate, will soon be offering live stand-up comedy nightly on the Vegas Strip. Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club will open in spring 2019 in an 8,000-square-foot space in ... [Read More]
Howie Mandel opened a comedy club inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Where Donald Trump once failed, Howie Mandel now hopes to succeed. No, not the White House. Atlantic City. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City opened on the property site formerly housing the failed Trump Taj Mahal on June 28, and included in it: Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club! Mande... [Read More]
The Stand comedy club moving this summer from Gramercy to Union Square
Comedy clubs may come and go in New York City, usually arriving with fanfare and disappearing without much notice. It’s a tough business. Tougher when the rents are so damn high. The Stand stands out as one of the more successful comedy club openings of the decade. Opened in September 2012 by ... [Read More]
The Comedy Cellar opening a Vegas club inside the Rio resort and casino
After expanding from one to three rooms in the spaces it already owned in Greenwich Village, the iconic Comedy Cellar is heading west, opening its first club in Las Vegas. The Comedy Cellar at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, a 300-seat venue complete with the Cellar’s low ceiling ae... [Read More]
Episode #186: Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling
Jackie Martling was a longtime writer and performer on The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001, who also was showing up monthly in the pages of Penthouse magazine, opening comedy clubs on Long Island, released six dirty joke records, and published Jackie The Joke Man Martling’s Disgustingly Di... [Read More]
The Comedy Studio moving from Cambridge to Somerville, Mass., in 2018
The Comedy Studio, Rick Jenkins’s little comedy club above a Chinese restaurant and nightclub that could and would foster Boston’s up-and-coming comedy talent for the past two decades, is on the move. The Studio will play host to 17 more showcase nights above the Hong Kong in Cambridge&r... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]
Harvey’s Comedy Club in Portland has closed
In the 1990s, Harvey’s wasn’t just the place for comedians to play in Portland, Ore., it was the only place really. At least if you were a stand-up looking for a full week’s pay. But after 25 years of operation, Harvey’s Comedy Club presented its final stand-up comedy shows o... [Read More]