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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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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 …

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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Get your fill of Tater Salad when comic Ron White comes to Pittsburgh
The cigar-puffing, Scotch-swilling White is a Texas native and Navy/Vietnam War-era veteran. He broke big from 2000 to 2003, touring with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy as part of the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour,” which sold out …
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The Cuban Brothers (UK) return to Wellington
An unstoppable, infectious force of nature, The Cuban Brothers' unrivalled funk soul review blends sexy, soulful music with jaw-dropping b-boy action and riotous comedy. From humble … Not only the entertainment of choice for Elton John, Richard …

Brendan O'Carroll donates £24k to family of tragic mum killed in car crash
The funnyman – the brains behind the bawdy BBC comedy – was so moved by the story of tragic Sarah Paino, 24, that he donated cash to her grieving family on the spot. Brendan, 60, was appearing on Australian news show The Project when he … Brendan …
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BOB PRATTE: Big year ahead for Diamond Valley Arts Center
The play “It Had To Be You,” a romantic comedy starring Robert Berens and Kathi Anderson of Ramona Pageant fame, will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Jan. 30. Quite noteworthy, keyboardist Barnaby Finch will bring his fun “Jazzgrass …
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Tyler Morrow headlines the Comedy Fix XXVII
Gilbert was featured at Super Megafest Comic Con, Northeast Con and has opened for nationally touring comedians Dan Soder, Myq Kaplan and Ben Kronberg. Levinsky founded Maine's longest running weekly show, The Portland Comedy Showcase, …
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Make 'Em Laugh: 'The Comedians' Tells The Story Of Stand-Up
She was touring around the Southern circuit, all throughout the '30s and '40s, as a female stand-up comedian. Moms Mabley, on the Chitlin' Circuit, was hilarious — and a lot of her stuff holds up because her character was hysterical. She deserves a …
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