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Our Favorite Stories In Comedy: So You Want To Be A Comedian?


originally published: 02/17/2022

Our Favorite Stories In Comedy: So You Want To Be A Comedian?

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.

The feature was published on March 22, 2018 and is available here. In the feature, we talk with Jess Alaimo who created the series. She tells us how comedy open mics gave her a chance to see if she had what it takes, the comic that inspired her, and how she feels about sharing personal information on stage as part of jokes.  We talk a little about her emerging political career and the double standard female comics have to deal with.

So You Want To Be A Comedian? is entering a new life at Scarlet Reserve Room and Alaimo will be there along with co-host Allie Mae. The first show takes place on March 11 at 7:30pm.  If you ever wanted to be a comedian, here's your chance to see if you have what it takes. Go to the event page for tickets and more information.



 
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Kevin Nealon

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 7:30pm
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079
category: comedy


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The Wolves [Audio Described and Open Caption]

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 2:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Berlind Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre


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Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment - Online for 24 Hours and In Person at 7PM!

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 7:00pm
NJ Film Festival
71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: film


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Jazz Room Series - Trumpeter Sean Jones

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 4:00pm
Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: music


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The Caretaker

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 2:00pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
category: theatre


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The Caretaker

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Shakespeare Theatre Of NJ - F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre
36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
category: theatre


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Vivid Stage presents "Soft Animals"

Sunday, October 02, 2022 @ 2:00pm
Oakes Center
120 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
category: theatre


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We+They=Us! Art Exhibit Celebrates Latin and Hispanic Artists in Rahway

Monday, October 03, 2022 @ 1:00pm
The Gallery Space
1670 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ 07065
category: art


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