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By Mark Ciemcioch » Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ever since her brother dared her to go on stage for $50 two decades ago, Tammy Pescatelli has been making audiences laugh around the country. Her career has continued to evolve through two seasons... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Monday, November 23, 2015

When Rick Matthews steps off the stage at Nietzsche’s on Nov. 24, it will be his last as producer of Buffalo’s longest-running comedy open mic showcase that was started by Kristen Becker nearly a... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Throughout his 25-year career, headlining comedian Andy Pitz has called a lot of places home, including Buffalo, where he was born and raised until he left after high school.He returns home for two... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Wednesday, November 18, 2015

While the Bills and Sabres have yet to win the big prize, there is a world champion who likes what he sees in us, as Judah Friedlander returns to Buffalo for three nights at Helium Comedy Club from... Read More

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Bear’s Den at the Seneca Niagara Casino seems like the perfect Western New York venue for Bruce Williams and Terry Ree, a musical comedy act out of the Dakotas. The self-described... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Wednesday, November 11, 2015

St. Louis native Lavell Crawford has traveled the country perfecting his stand-up act for more than two decades and appearing on various comedy shows like “Last Comic Standing.” But he... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Thursday, November 5, 2015

The rise of strong comedic performers like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer and Julia Louis-Dreyfus means that more than ever, female voices have a place at the funny table. But while it may not be... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Everybody loves a good dare (or at least, if you’re the person giving the dare), but four guys decided to make a comedy show about it. Sal Vulacano, Joe Gatto, James “Murr” Murray and Brian... Read More

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Insert joke about too much nothing here. Jerry Seinfeld has added a second show to his schedule when he performs Jan. 22 at Shea's Performing Arts Center. The comedian, whose classic sitcom about... Read More

By Mark Ciemcioch » Tuesday, November 3, 2015

While the comedy boom in Buffalo has benefited city businesses like Helium and several bars and restaurants hosting regular showcases, the laughs haven’t come as easily in the suburbs with only... Read More

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