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A music icon, an Oscar-winning actress and a rising comedian were among the regional celebrities keeping things interesting on Twitter this week.
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The Nyack Village Theatre will host four evenings of original sketch comedy on love gone wrong when the Antics Roadshow returns to perform a newly scripted Valentine’s Extravaganza from Feb. 8 through 16.
The Valentine’s Extravaganza marks the troupe’s fifth performance at the 49-seat black box theater since its production company — Ship of Fools — took up office space and established itself...Read more »
Fledgling comedians rejoice: West Nyack's Levity Live will be offering stand-up comedy classes.
Starting March 12, the Rockland County venue will begin hosting Manhattan Comedy School classes taught by comedian Cory Kahaney, who's headlined her own HBO and Comedy Central specials and performed sets on "Late Show with David Letterman" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson."
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Rockland County's top comedy venue — Levity Live in West Nyack — is offering free admission to its shows on Nov. 2 and 3.
There's a small caveat, however, as the two-item minimum remains in effect, but this is still a good deal for a place where tickets to see top-notch comedians can cost up to $30 per person on a given night.
Angelo Lozada, Nore...Read more »
Fans of stand-up comedian George Lopez and jam-band icon Trey Anastasio will have to wait a little longer to see them at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, as their shows are the latest in the Hudson Valley to be postponed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
On Nov. 2, Lopez was slated to be the first stand-up comedian to headline at the The Cap, which had been exclusively a concert venue...Read more »
Adult Swim reportedly renewed the hysterically twisted "Eagleheart" this week, and one of its executive producers, Pelham High School grad Jason Woliner, celebrated Thursday in a chat with Newsday Westchester.
Woliner, who launched his showbiz career as a child actor on PBS' "Shining Time Station," has become one of Hollywood's most respected comedy directors. "Human...Read more »