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New Parent Smell
by Gary Wien - published 2020-07-24
What happens when a pair of professional stand-up comedians become new parents? Jokes in their set are bound to be influenced by parenting and may become harder hitting between the spouses. When Rutgers alum Ben Rosenfeld and his wife Michelle Slonim Rosenfeld found themselves in that situation, the jokes led to an illustrated guide to pregnancy and parenting that is very different from your usual baby books. Their book, New Parent Smell, gives both comedians the spotlight as it bounces back and forth with jokes by each.
by Shelley Bromberg - published 2020-01-22
"Just Hysterical!" Capitol Steps Performs at BergenPAC
It is an unseasonably warm Saturday evening on January 11th as we stroll through charming downtown Englewood and make our way into the pristine Bergen PAC, where fans of political humor are getting ready to view The Capitol Steps performing its current tour entitled The Lyin’ Kings.
by Jesse North & Dave Tavani, JerseyArts.com - published 2019-10-02
The Golden Girls Like You've Never Seen Them Before - "That Golden Girls Show - A Puppet Parody" at Avenel Performing Arts Center
It’s your four best friends from Miami, but as you've never seen them before. Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia are taking the stage this week in Avenel in "That Golden Girls Show - A Puppet Parody." This riotously funny show revives classic moments from the hit TV show — and throws in some fun of its own! Join Jesse and Dave at Avenel Performing Arts Center to get a slice of cheesecake and find out more about this hilarious hit.
by Brent Johnson, JerseyArts.com - published 2018-09-27
"Legal Immigrant" Alan Cumming Brings His Cabaret To State Theatre New Jersey
It was the fall of 2008. Barack Obama had just been elected president. And Scottish-born actor Alan Cumming was sworn in as a citizen of the United States.
by Spotlight Central - published 2018-06-04
“Hysterical!” Gallagher LIVE! at The Strand Lakewood
Gallagher is joking with patrons in the lobby of Lakewood, NJ’s historic Strand Theater this Thursday, May 24, 2018 evening. In his audacious style, he’s grabbing cameras out of the hands of patrons who want to take great selfies with him, while also taking the time to sign T-shirts for stand-up comedy fans waiting for him at the merch table.
by Gary Wien - published 2018-03-22
So You Want To Be A Comedian?
“I feel I have the kind of life where people think I’m making things up all of the time, but weirdness is kind of attracted to me,” said Jess Alaimo, a comedian from Monmouth County. “So, I just go with whatever happens to me.”
by Gary Wien - published 2018-02-26
The United States of Russia
Rutgers alum, Ben Rosenfeld released his third comedy album in January. Entitled, The United States of Russia, the album was released by Comedy Dynamics and continues the Russia born, American raised comedian’s style of mixing tales of his immigrant parents and outsider childhood with topics ranging from millennials, terrorism, politics, and adjusting to life as a newlywed. We caught up with Ben to talk about the album.
by Spotlight Central - published 2017-07-24
“We Came in as Strangers, but Now We’re Good Friends” Taylor Mason LIVE! at Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium
It’s a beautiful summer night in Ocean Grove, NJ. As we stroll the boardwalk, folks are leaving the beach after a day of fun in the sun, whereas others are just arriving to enjoy the cool evening breeze.
by Gary Wien - published 2017-07-23
Bad Hombres Comedy
Bad Hombres Comedy is a comedy group created by Brian Nichols, Paul Salazar Jr. and Bernardo Cubría. The trio all studied together at the University of Houston and have kept in touch ever since. Together, they create a weekly podcast and a video web series that satirizes the world we now live in thanks to Donald Trump.
by Danny Coleman - published 2017-06-23
An Interview With Louie Anderson
“I never wanted to be a comic. It’s not something that I ever said I wanted to grow up and be,” said world class comedian and actor Louie Anderson who performed at South Orange Performing Arts Center on June 17.
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