Tonight, the comedy troupe Young Funny presents Requiem For Black Lives: A Comedy Benefit Show. This show is response to continual onslaught of Police Brutality. Donations will be collected throughout the evening, with all proceeds going to Campaign Zero (http://www.joincampaignzero.org/#action). This event, hosted by Kamari Stevens, will feature Special Guest Speaker Susan Hutson, New Orleans' Independent Police Monitor (http://www.nolaipm.gov/main/inside.php?page=our_mission) for a short Q&A/Presentation as well as comedy from Jon Reaux, Kaitlin Marone, DC PauL, Geneva Joy Hughes, Julie Mitchell, Kyle Smith and Benjamin Hoffman. Doors open at 8:30PM. Show starts at 9PM.
The comedic twins bring their knockabout banter to the Joy Theatre on July 24th. The show is being hosted by local favourite, Vincent Zambon.
Their TV credits include: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2007) Entourage (2006-07) Grey's Anatomy (2006) Jim Rome Is Burning (2006) Cheap Seats (2004-06) Law and Order (2005) Utilityman: The Quest For Cooperstown (2004) Curb Your Enthusiasm (2002) Becker (2001) Providence (2001) The Oblongs (2000)
More information and tickets can be find HERE.
See 'Em On Stage comedy present TWO shows over the next few days.
On Saturday, July 16th at 8pm is their brand new show TV Pitchers at the Hi-Ho Lounge (2239 St Claude Ave). Hosted by Will Monson, it's a showcase of ten submitted short TV pilots, with the audience getting to decide which shows are cancelled and which shows continue, along with stand up from local comic Geoff Gauchet.
On Monday, July 18th at 9pm at the Broad Theater (636 Broad Street), it's the movies and comedy show Cult Following presenting "Totally Radical". The show features comedians performing material and games inspired by extreme sports movies of the 1980s such as "Surf Nazis Must Die" and "BMX Bandits". Performers include Lane Lonion, Duncan Pace, Andrew Healan, Jason Leonard (Lafayette) and Parker Barnes (Baton Rouge). Cult Following is hosted by Isaac Kozell. It's $5 and to purchase tickets, you can click here.
Shane Mauss has a long list of credits: he won HBO's Comedy Arts Festival "Best Stand up Comic" award and he's gone on to be a favourite on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel, Comedy Central, Netflix, and Showtime. His latest album, 'My Big Break', debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy chart.
He's bringing his one man show 'A Good Trip' to the AllWays Lounge on Saturday 16th July, presented by Local Uproar. The official show description is, "Take a journey down the rabbit hole for some deep, authentic laughs about mushrooms, LSD, DMT and more. Shane will question our fickle perceptions, share personal experiences, explore the history of psychedelics and modern scientific research. There will be a lot of laughs and a whole lot of weird in one of the most unique and thought-provoking shows you will ever see."
The show starts at 7pm, with tickets just $10 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets.
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