Russell Brand: My Life by William Shakespeare review – self-help from the Bard

Bristol Old VicNarrating his life via sonnets and speeches, the motormouth comic delivers a show that is both egotistical and endearing‘I’m trying to alchemise the work of our greatest playwright,” says Russell Brand, “into a tonic for our times.” My L…

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Jerry Seinfeld’s Beacon Theatre residency extends through 2019

Jerry Seinfeld will continue to book regular neighborhood gigs in 2019, as the comedy star has announced an extension of his monthly residency at the Beacon Theatre on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Seinfeld’s arrangement with The Beacon first bega…

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Samantha Bee to present “Christmas on I.C.E.” TBS holiday comedy special

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee will put on its first holiday special, Christmas on I.C.E., for TBS this December. Bee will be joined at New York’s PlayStation Theater by special guests including skating superstar and Olympic medalist Adam Rippon. &#822…

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Everything You Need to Know About Comedy Open Mics in Portland – Willamette Week


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Everything You Need to Know About Comedy Open Mics in Portland
Willamette Week
Obviously, the Helium open mic is the best in the city—far and away, there’s not even a close second—because the audience is there to see comedy, which is almost never the case at an open mic. But that’ll give you a false sense of confidence. You

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Shain Brenden Left LA for Portland’s Comedy Scene and Excels as a Jack-of-all-Trades – Willamette Week


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Shain Brenden Left LA for Portland’s Comedy Scene and Excels as a Jack-of-all-Trades
Willamette Week
Brenden was always interested in comedy. He got a degree in creative writing from the University of Memphis, his hometown, with aspirations of authoring scripts for TV and film. But after graduating, he was working at a laser tag arena, facing 60 grand

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