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  • "Harvey" by Milwaukee Repertory Theater
    What’s up, Doc? The Rep serves up a comforting classic
    It’s not difficult to imagine how Hollywood might ruin the charming fantasy Harvey by bringing it up to date: the goofy underdog Ellwood P. Dowd, in a harrowing encounter with the psychiatric establishment, wins the heart of a beautiful...
  • PlayhouseSquare presents ‘The Queen of Mean’, Lisa Lampanelli
    PlayhouseSquare presents ‘The Queen of Mean’, Lisa Lampanelli
    One night only show is scheduled for April 10, 2015Tickets on sale nowLisa Lampanelli is a regular guest on Howard Stern’s Sirius satellite radio show and has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman,...
  • ‘Kosher Jokes for the Hahaladays’
    ‘Kosher Jokes for the Halaladays’ unites comedy lovers of every heritage
    “Kosher Jokes for the Halaladays,” a Montreal holiday tradition, celebrates its fifth year at The Comedy Nest, from December 11 to 13. The feisty but lighthearted show is for Jews, Muslims and anyone else who needs a good laugh, during...
  • Comic Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby's show goes on amidst new sexual allegations
    The show goes on for comedian, actor Bill Cosby who amidst numerous allegations of sexual misconduct performed to a packed house in the King Center, Melbourne Beach, Florida. Spokesman for the Maxwell C. King Center for Performing Arts said in a...
  • See the holiday comedy, 'Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then Some)' for one weekend only!
    Winthrop Playmakers presents comedy, 'Every Christmas Story Ever Told' Dec 12-14
    This production may seem a bit familiar.Collecting all the most beloved treasures of the holiday season with some humor, the Winthrop Playmakers proudly present, ‘Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some!)’ For one December...
  • Actors’ Summit presents comedy ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’
    Actors’ Summit presents comedy ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’
    Actors’ Summit (Akron’s professional theater) has announced the casting for their upcoming production of Hound of the Baskervilles. The show will have a preview performance on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (no performance is scheduled...
  • Neighbor boy Elmo displays signs of dyslexia in "Blondie"
    Little Elmo from 'Blondie' appears to have learning disabilities
    At last, we now know why neighbor boy Elmo has been hanging 'round the Bumstead manse for lo these many decades when he should have graduated from law school by now: The kid can't read.The stark truth was revealed in Thursday's episode...
  • Dumb and Dumber To
    Review: 'Dumb and Dumber To' is too dumb
    “Dumb and Dumber To” is a 2014 sequel to the 1994 hit "Dumb and Dumber" starring Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas and Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne. The film takes place twenty years after the events of the first film, yet still...
  • Comedian, Jeffrey Cerulli
    A Look at New York's Underground Comedy Scene
    The room is dark albeit a single circle of light illuminating a handsome comic and solitary microphone stand positioned in front of a smiling audience. There are perhaps 20 people nestled side-by-side in the crowded space, yet each one is laughing...
  • Don Quinn
    Old-time radio, 18 November: A birthday in Wistful Vista
    Your chronicler has the honour of sharing a birthday with one of old-time radio’s comedy titans. And, since it’s far more significant that he was born on this date than it is that I was born on this date, we can enjoy four episodes of...
  • Comedian Ivan Martin and colleague Chris Colletti
    Laughing is serious business for the Baltimore gentleman of comedy
    City Paper has identified one of the best open mic comedy venues in Baltimore. The venue is Sidebar Tavern, located at 218 E. Lexington Street, where local talent is encouraged. So to that end, Sidebar Tavern is the place to be Monday nights, when...
  • 'Ghostbusters 3' script leak from 2009 reveals Peter Venkman as an  anti-Ghostbusters advocate
    'Ghostbusters 3' 2009 script leaked and reveals Peter Venkman as NYC mayor
    According to Comic Book Movie on Tuesday, a 2009 script of "Ghostbusters 3" has leaked its way online. There were some interesting pieces of information revealing roles for Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, and Annie...
  • The Arsonists
    KDT's The Arsonists a loopy, engaging torch song to class and privilege
    Written by Swiss playwright Max Frisch in 1953, and in a new translation by Alistair Beaton, The Arsonists in an absurdist comedy on class relations and noblesse oblige. Biedermann is a wealthy businessman, alarmed and outraged by the activities...
  • '22 Jump Street'
    DVD review: '22 Jump Street'
    Who could have predicted that a '21 Jump Street' movie would have been so good? Well, it was fantastic and financially successful. We all know that means we were due for more.Here is the inevitable '22 Jump Street'.Schmidt (Jonah...
  • "Ode to Rosa" is a comedic ride
    "Ode to Rosa" is a comedic ride
    What would the great, late civil rights crusader Rosa Parks says about the behavior of folks who ride the bus these days? Almost weekly we see video footage of shouting matches, scuffles and fisticuffs---on public transportation---on social media...