UCB alumni start nonprofit Squirrel Comedy Theater in New York

Earlier this year, we shared the announcement that UCB theaters in New York were closing their doors. This was the… MORE
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On the phone with Johnny Brennan of “The Jerky Boys”

They’re back! It’s been 20 years since The Jerky Boys last had a new record come out. And within the… MORE
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Here’s your favorite comedians talking about all things Thanksgiving

There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to Thanksgiving. Between the food, the family, the travel, and the… MORE
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Here’s your favorite comedians talking about all things Thanksgiving

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Comics and club owners discuss the future of the comedy scene in New Yorker video

For months, we have been talking about the danger that comedy is in all across the world. From institutions and… MORE
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The Comeback: the farce with James Corden, Catherine Tate and Stephen Fry on board

Comedy duo The Pin have livened up lockdown with their Zoom send-ups. Now their end-of-the-pier stage debut is being hailed as ‘the cure for theatre’. Is that why so many stars are lining up to get involved?If you’d placed a bet on which comedians woul…

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‘He was a radical’: John Belushi remembered by his wife and fellow comics

The gruesome decline and drugs-related death of the comedy icon has overshadowed his legacy, says his widow Judy, who welcomes a new film showing him as a sensitive star full of doubtsCan you disentangle the life of John Belushi from his tragic death? …

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‘Tis the season for solo pantos: Cinderella and co are going it alone

From Polly Lister playing a dozen characters in Scarborough’s Snow Queen to Tom Binns’s solitary Buttons, one is fun for 2020’s pantomimes‘The length of each act should be the length of a child’s bladder,” Polly Lister laughs. “You never want it to spi…

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Tim Minchin review – bittersweet musings from comedy’s Mr Marmite

Live stream from Sydney, available onlineIf the performer gets in the way of himself and his impressive lyrical skills, the best of him still shines through in a fine setReactions to Tim Minchin have always been extreme: you either find him brilliant, …

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Tim Minchin review – bittersweet musings from comedy’s Mr Marmite

Live stream from Sydney, available onlineIf the performer gets in the way of himself and his impressive lyrical skills, the best of him still shines through in a fine setReactions to Tim Minchin have always been extreme: you either find him brilliant, …

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