Comedy

Summer Of Fun Coming To The Columbus

Kroll, Bamford, Aukerman! Give your brain a much-needed break and laugh till your face hurts. (Forget about Birbiglia, his shows have already sold out.) June 29, Saturday — First up is Maria Bamford. Unlike her vulnerable and confused (but not really) “Lady Dynamite” persona, her stand-up presentation is commanding and confident. She’s got some things […]

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Eugene Mirman At The Columbus

(5.13) Eugene Mirman is allowed into guitar stores. I did not know that for sure until a recent phone interview I inflicted upon the poor man. Comedian Eugene Mirman played Eugene the landlord on “Flight of the Conchords,” currently voices Gene Belcher on “Bob’s Burgers,” and plays Russian hitman Yvgeny Mirminsky on Adult Swim’s “Delocated.”

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Birbiglia At Columbus — Two Shows

Comedian, storyteller, and frequent This American Life contributor, Mike Birbiglia, is bringing his “Thank God for Jokes” tour to the Columbus Theatre this month. Two shows, upstairs theater. Birbiglia has a Providence connection. Providence Monthly ran a profile back in 2012 when he and brother Joe were promoting their movie “Sleepwalk With Me.” Joe had

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W. Kamau Bell At Fête Lounge

(12.6) Comedian Kamau Bell brings his ‘Oh, Everything!’ comedy tour to the Fête Lounge tonight. Kamau’s Oh, Everything! Comedy Tour promises to be a comedic attack on everything he can’t stop thinking about, including but not limited to homophobia, the ‘N” word, gentrification, his mixed race kids, your “friends”, your “followers”, why he could never

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Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them

Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them is now playing at The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket. About the play: From the screwball imagination of American playwright Christopher Durang (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Beyond Therapy), an uproarious new comedy about America’s ongoing “war on terror.” A young woman, Felicity, wakes up to

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Jerkus Circus Comes To Providence

Find true love at JERKUS CIRCUS this Saturday, March 20 at the AS220! Comedy, Burlesque, and Freaks! Voted best Neo Vaudeville by the Boston Phoenix in ’09. Produced, Created, and Hosted by the World Famous Steamy Bohemians.

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Programming Note/Double Feature

Comedy Central is running Strangers with Candy — The Movie tonight at 11pm. They have been running episodes of the original series this week. The movie was not well-received initially, the most common sentiment expressed being “I really wanted to love this movie, but…”. Well, I really wanted to love this movie and I did.

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BYOI: Comedy Done Right

Laugh out loud as you and your friends play improv comedy games with ‘Bring Your Own Improv’. BYOI’s unique audience-participation show gets you up on stage and makes you the star. No experience necessary.You must be at least 18 years old. $5, Wednesdays at 9pm, Fridays at 11pm, The Spot, 286 Thayer Street.

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AUDITIONS to join Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI)

From Daniel Lee White: Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI), a short-form improv troupe now in its second season, will be holding auditions on Wednesday January 14th and Friday January 23rd at 9:00pm at The Spot on Thayer, 286 Thayer St. Providence, RI. Auditioners are encouraged to come to one or both of the auditions. Please

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