William Shatner promises passion, entertainment May 4

William Shatner promises passion, entertainment May 4
… before touring Australia, New Zealand and Canada, Shatner will talk a lot about saying yes to life's varied opportunities. He'll also sing and dance (“in my own limited way,” he said). And he'll discuss everything from comedy to gorillas to …
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Shel Silverstein's THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM Comes to the Stage in Portland
Action Talks Productions in association with Post Five Theatre Co. present a limited engagement of the shockingly funny, wryly disturbing larger-than-life tale of THE DEVIL AND BILLY MARKHAM for two shows, April 29th and 30th at 7:30pm.
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Bollywood star, Vir Das, touring to SA
Vir Das, who is equally comfortable working on TV, film, theatre and live-comedy, says “Battle of DaSexes is an insightful, fun and laugh-out-loud comedy-drama all about the eternal battle between Men and Women. It is a battle not with arms and gun …
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David Cross tours again after 6 years of film, TV comedy

David Cross tours again after 6 years of film, TV comedy
Since his last stand-up tour in 2009, comedian David Cross reprised the role of “Arrested Development's” Tobias Funke, reteamed with his “Mr. Show” co-creator (and “Better Call Saul” star) Bob Odenkirk for “W/ Bob and David” (both for Netflix), and …
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Watch the First Episode of History's 'Great Minds with Dan Harmon' Featuring
After touring the country extensively for over a decade and earning spots on Comedy Central, TBS, Last Comic Standing, and CollegeHumor, Von returned to Louisiana last year to film his one hour Netflix special, No Offense, at New Orleans' Civic Theatre.
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India's one-time VJs have moved on to even cooler jobs
Whether you liked comedy, fashion, travel or music, there was a VJ for everyone. Cyrus Oshidar, formerly in-charge of the creative and content department at MTV India (who now works at 101India), says the VJs' personalities reflected in their shows …
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Eric André On His Combative Brand of Comedy

Eric André On His Combative Brand of Comedy
The success of TEAS has kept André on a steady touring schedule and made him a big name among alternative comedy fans. He is now pulling double duty as the star of TEAS and co-starring opposite Jay Baruchel in the surrealist FXX dating comedy “Man …
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Watch Jason Sudeikis and Joe Kelly Go for a Father/Son Drive at The Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their …
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Transgender Axis singer faces marriage woe
Transgender lead singer Jordan Raskopoulos, from Australian comedy act The Axis of Awesome, has revealed she will be forced to divorce her wife if she wishes to change her gender on her birth certificate. Raskopoulos revealed she had transitioned to …
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The anniversary show worth checking out
That's how I started touring. If I could break even on a show, cool, and then try to do it punk-rock style. LC: I did music for 14 years, so turning my attention to comedy is like the same, except I have less sh*t to bring to a show. Maybe a mic-stand …
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A pun my word…at Dukes
The puntastic star of some of television's top comedy shows, Stewart Francis, kicks off The Dukes spring comedy season on March 3. The Canadian comic is a familiar face on Mock The Week, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and Live At The Apollo …
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Smash Comedy BAD JEWS Coming to Sydney's Seymour Centre
"BAD JEWS was a massive hit in New York in addition to the multiple touring companies across the US. In the UK, it's still running in a sell-out season and we similarly had that success in Melbourne. Only shows that strike a chord with audiences enjoy …
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Nigeria: Ay Opens Up On '30 Days in Atlanta'

Nigeria: Ay Opens Up On '30 Days in Atlanta'
Comedian cum film maker, Ayo Makun, popularly known as AY, has declared that despite grossing about N168 million at the box office in Nigeria, he didn't think his award-winning romantic comedy film, "30 Days in Atlanta" made huge returns after all. AY …
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The Curious Decline of Paul Mooney
A comedian's comedian, he was known to command the stage at the Comedy Store in West Hollywood for hours, riffing acidly on show business, politics, and, especially, the ugly state of America's race relations. …. It was a creatively exciting time …
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'The Illusionists – Live from Broadway' heads to Kennewick on Feb. 12

'The Illusionists – Live from Broadway' heads to Kennewick on Feb. 12
The Illusionists — billed as the world's best-selling touring magic show— is coming to Kennewick as part of the 2015-16 season of Broadway at the Toyota Center. It's presented by Jam Theatricals, with Simon Painter, Tim Lawson and MagicSpace …
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Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events January 28-February 3
This Boston-based experimental metalcore quartet is touring to promote their fourth album Every Trick in The Book, which was released just last month. Warming up the … The New York Times has called this outrageous comedy “audaciously imaginative.
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Iliza Shlesinger's Latest Record, Freezing Hot, to be Released by Comedy
Her debut one-hour comedy special, War Paint, reached #1 on the iTunes charts and was named one of its Top 10 Albums of 2013. Freezing Hot, a Netflix Original Comedy Special, sealed her title as one of the hottest touring acts in America, with Esquire …
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Casbah turns 27
Touring behind one of last year's catchiest records, Brooklyn garage-glam band PWR BTTM hit the Hideout Thursday night after our own salty sock-hop-rockers Gone Baby Gone. With Ugly … Silent Comedy helps Casbah celebrate 27 years on Saturday night!
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On the stage: Jan. 28-Feb. 3
The Bridges of Madison County: National touring company brings the Houston premiere of Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman's Tony-winning musical, based on Robert James Waller's bittersweet novel chronicling the brief and life-altering love affair …
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Tales From The Comedy Trenches: What It's Like To Manage A Bunch Of SNL Stars
Poehler joined Second City in 1993, and soon began to work with the company's touring group. Less than three years later, she and the Upright Citizens Brigade moved to New York City, before Leonard had given her the chance to perform on Second City's …
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