Comedy Best in Standup

Comedy Best in Standup
Although the performers for this particular night have been kept a surprise for the audience, the company includes as its members: Sorabh Pant, Kunal Rao, and Atul Khatri among others. The show will feature stand up panels, crowd discussions and game …
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Comedy Dynamics to Begin Shooting All Its Standup Comedy in VR
As the first mass consumer devices hit the market, Dynamics aims to completely immerse audiences into stand-up comedy shows. Attached to a circular rig, 10 individual GoPro – Hero4 Black 4K cameras will capture 360° of comedy from every spot in the …
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Joe Pesci's recent advice to Louis CK: Stop doing standup, you're not funny
It's hard to find a comedian in Hollywood with more of a reputation for hilarity than Louis C.K., but actor Joe Pesci just isn't impressed. C.K.'s interview with Howard Stern Monday mostly made the rounds because he revealed that he's millions in debt …
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Standup comedy at its best
SA's number one and longest running vernacular stand-up show, 99% Zulu Comedy, is heading to Gold Reef City on April 28. The comedy extravaganza features headline act Sifiso Nene, supported by Siyanda Maphumulo, Siya Seya, Mondli Mzizi and …
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Orlando venues vie for stand-up comedy crown

Orlando venues vie for stand-up comedy crown
Spoiler alert: There is more to Orlando than just theme parks and family-friendly attractions. What most people don't know is that it is also a stand-up comedy mecca. There are multiple places to go any day of the week, and famous comedians have …
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I am a joke factory, says stand-up comedian Kenneth Sebastian
Ironically, Kenny never planned to be a stand-up comedian. “It's true. I always wanted to get into movies. I still plan to script or even direct one someday,” he says. He also wanted be a musician and has even released an independent album. “Of course …
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Silver Stand-Up 2016
Over its four previous years, the Silver Stand-Up competition at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival has tended to reward relatively established comedians who hadn't yet broken through, with the likes of Shelley Bridgman and Marc Lucero taking home the …
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No Joke – Stand-Up Comedy Heaven Take Centre Stage In The Concert Room
Fancy a good laugh? Make sure you head down to St George's Hall's Concert Room to catch a line-up of the best rib-cracking stand-up comedy acts this spring. Emerging as one of Liverpool's leading comedy venues, The Concert Room will feature national …
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Stand-up comedy: What makes Bengaluru tick

Stand-up comedy: What makes Bengaluru tick
Mix this bunch with an audience that is totally tuned in, and you have a description of the stand-up comedy scene in Bengaluru. The 'industry' has evidently grown in the past two years, with the city being a launchpad for amateur performers eyeing the …
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Sick Puppies Stand Up Comedy Classes
Stand Up Comedy Level 1 (No Experience Required) 6 weeks of instruction on the same night every week from 8-10:30PM. You'll have a final performance at one of our Monthly Stand Up shows on the 4th Friday of the month. Do you have an interest in Stand …
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Stand-up comedian harasses writer for giving him a bad review
An Australian comedian has launched a scathing tirade against a female journalist, calling her a "deadshit" and "f***ing amateur" for her unfavourable review of his latest show. Isabella Fowler praised Lawrence Mooney's show at the Adelaide Fringe …
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St. Clair College to offer standup comedy course
The art of standup comedy is a new workshop being offered at St. Clair College through its Continuing Education Program. Professional comedian Leo Dufour will teach the course. Students enrolled in the course will learn the fundamentals of standup …
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Stand-up comedy is Kevin Hart's therapy
He arrived in Singapore from Antwerp, Belgium, using his movie press trip here to do his stand-up comedy show for his What Now? tour this evening at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Singapore will be his only stop in Asia. He has a …
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Stand-up comedy not for Mumbai police
There are some things you just do not dream of doing; they're so obviously stupid. For example, as Jim Croce wrote and sang: You don't tug on Superman's cape,. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And you don …
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Stand-up comedy hall of fame? Mega-brewery? 8 ideas for boosting Eastland Mall
Before the NASCAR Hall of Fame came to Charlotte, I secretly hoped NASCAR would choose Atlanta or Daytona, so my adopted hometown could become home to a Stand-Up Comedy Hall of Fame. If Cleveland can be home to the Rock and Roll Hall of …
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Welsh comic Abi Roberts is first UK stand up to perform in Russia – in Russian
Helping to underline that comedy is a universal language, she will join the likes of Eddie Izzard in exporting the 'internationality' of stand up with her latest show, which is the story of Abi's adventures in the Russian capital during the 1990s, her …
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How Krista Fatka left the circus for stand-up comedy
The 15th annual Sketchfest comedy festival is under way in San Francisco. It combines standup, sketch, improv and more from around the comedy world. That includes local talent, too. Like Oakland-based standup comedian Krista Fatka. She's been doing …
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50 Best Stand-up Comedy on Netflix: Tom Segura: Completely Normal

50 Best Stand-up Comedy on Netflix: Tom Segura: Completely Normal
Tom Segura has his second stand-up comedy special coming to Netflix later this month on Jan. 8 called Mostly Stories, but before that's released, you can revisit his first special Completely Normal, which moves up a few spots in this week's updated …
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Fritz Coleman's Sunday Stand-Up Comedy Benefit Covers All the Bases
This Sunday's 7 p.m. benefit show at the Ice House featuring the humor of well-known local weatherman and really funny stand-up comic Friz Coleman covers the bases: it will be a lot of light-hearted fun, but raise money for a serious local cause. The …
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Roncesvalles stand-up comedian Melody A. Johnson directing unique improvised
Johnson has kept busy touring her self-penned one-woman show Miss Caledonia having recently returned from the U.K. She is an instructor at the Humber College School of Comedy and has made stand-up appearances, including at The Comedy Bar.
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