(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- Comedian Mike Marino, who is affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy takes the stage for an evening of hilarious comedy on Saturday, May 7, at the Brook Arts Center. The show begins at 8:00pm.
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Cackle, giggle, snicker, chuckle—however you like to laugh, these comedians will have you cracking up. Settle in for an evening of side-splitting comedy during SOPAC’s monthly Laughs in the Loft stand-up series. Hosted by local comedian Joe Larson, each show features several comedians in a New York City-style showcase. Laughs in the Loft is held every first Wednesday of the month. The next performance is Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30pm. The lineup includes Emma Willmann, Ryan Reiss, Liz Glazer, and Howie Dewey. Tickets are $20.
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Laughs in the Loft is a monthly series hosted by South Orange-based comedian Joe Larson. Each show features several stand-up comedians. On Wednesday, June 1, the South Orange Performing Arts Center will celebrate the one-year anniversary of this series with a special show on the SOPAC mainstage. The lineup includes Jon Fisch, Usama Siddiquee, and Jessica Kirson. The show begins at 7:30pm.
(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- Comedians Julia Scotti and Uncle Floyd will be gracing the stage at the Brook Arts Center once again on April 16, 2022. These two Jersey-born comedy gems continue to break down barriers in every facet of show business, proving that age is not just a number, it's an asset! This is one evening of comedy you don't want to miss! Showtime is 8:00pm.
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The newly renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents Hasan Minhaj – The King’s Jester on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 8:00pm. Hasan is a two-time Peabody Award-winning comedian best known for his breakout special Homecoming King (Netflix) and his critically acclaimed, political satire show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix) which won a Peabody, an Emmy®, and a Television Academy Honor. Tickets range from $44.50-$174.50.
(SUMMIT, NJ) -- Vivid Stage, formerly Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is celebrating spring with a performance by The Flip Side, Vivid’s house Improv team, on March 19 at 8:00pm. All audience members will be asked to show proof of vaccination at the box office. Right now, they are requiring masks for the audience. They will be following current CDC rules on masking as they evolve.
Staten Island-based, Brooklyn-bred Lisa Marie is one funny wife and mom. And her family gives her plenty to make folks laugh.
New Jersey Stage published its 25,000th story in December 2021. As the site approached the milestone, we posed the question on social media as how we should celebrate. One response was to highlight our favorite stories from over the years. We liked this idea, but could not narrow things down to just 25 favorites so we will present a favorite each day from different genres. Since the So You Want To Be A Comedian? series was just restarted up in Red Bank, we thought it would be good to spotlight our original feature on the series.
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Need something to look forward to on Hump Day? Head to South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) for the monthly Laughs in the Loft stand-up series that Baristanet calls, “a comedy cure for the midweek blues.”
New Jersey Stage published its 25,000th story in December 2021. As the site approached the milestone, we posed the question on social media as how we should celebrate. One response was to highlight our favorite stories from over the years. We liked this idea, but could not narrow things down to just 25 favorites so we will present a favorite each day from different genres. Today is a look at comedy with our feature on New Parent Smell - an illustrated book by Rutgers alum Ben Rosenfeld and his wife Michelle Slonim Rosenfeld.