The cast of "Whose Live Anyway?" once again will bring the comedy to Pikes Peak Center.Dave Foley, Joel Murray, Greg Proops and Jeff B. Davis will be in town Nov. 8. Tickets are $29.50 to $39.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. VIP tickets are $79.50 and include premium seats and a meet-and-greet. Call 520-7469 or go online to pikespeakcenter.com or axs.com.Based on the popular TV series "Whose Line is it Anyway?," which debuted in 1998 with Drew Carey, the touring show is 90 minutes of improvised comedy and song based on audience suggestions, and occasionally helped along with audience participation. … [Read more...] about ‘Whose Live Anyway?’ set to arrive in Colorado Springs
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PUBLISHED: 15:43 22 February 2019 | UPDATED: 15:43 22 February 2019 Jamie Medwell Ardal O'Hanlon. Picture: Mark Nixon [email protected] An award-winning comedian and sitcom star will perform in Weston soon and Mercury readers can win tickets to see him live. Ardal O’Hanlon will bring more than 25 years of stand-up experience to his show at Weston’s Playhouse Theatre next month.O’Hanlon made a name for himself playing lovable but clueless Father Dougal McGuire in the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.Later, he starred as the naive inter-galactic superhero George Sunday in BBC’s My Hero.O’Hanlon, who hails from County Monaghan in the Irish Republic, began his career performing stand-up shows in and around Dublin.In 1994, O’Hanlon founded his own comedy club in the Irish capital and won the prestigious Hackney Empire New Act of the Year award. O’Hanlon was spotted by Father Ted and IT Crowd creator … [Read more...] about WIN: Tickets to see Father Ted’s Ardal O’Hanlon perform in Weston
HI PAUL, are you looking forward to bringing your Impro Chums to Belfast and Derry?Oh absolutely. We haven't toured in about three years or something and we're doing more dates on this tour than we normally do. The thing with impro is that every show is completely different. I've just recently finished doing my first proper pantomime [playing Widow Twankey in Aladdin] in Wimbledon, which was 50 shows in a month, two shows a day – and there were days when you'd wake up and go "Urghhhh, here we go again."With the impro show, because it is all completely new every time, there is nothing to worry about: if you hit a sticky bit in an impro show, you can immediately change it. You're not stuck with what you rehearsed. It's a joy that it's always fun and different. You don't get tired of it.You first encountered improvised comedy after joining London's Comedy Store Players in 1985. Do you still take part in their regular Sunday night impro show?Unless I'm otherwise detained, I'm always … [Read more...] about Paul Merton on Impro Chums Irish shows and 29 years of Have I Got News For You
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........We can summarize 2018 in two words:It boofed.We’re not 100 percent sure what “boofing” is, despite the fact that this very issue was discussed in a hearing of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. All we know for certain about boofing is that it is distasteful and stupid.ADVERTISEMENTSkipAs was 2018.In spades. Syndicated columnist and comedian Dave Barry, of Miami, performs as apart of the South Beach Comedy Festival at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach, Fla., Thursday Jan. 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Mitchell Zachs/HO)What made this year so awful? We could list many factors, including natural disasters, manmade atrocities, the utter depravity of our national political discourse and the loss of Aretha Franklin. Instead we’ll cite one event that, while minor, epitomizes … [Read more...] about Dave Barry: Can you believe it?
Jeff Milo Special to the Detroit Free Press Published 9:18 AM EST Dec 31, 2018 The last night of the year is fast approaching, and plenty of us want to find the ideal place to party the night away. There are many options among metro Detroit clubs, theaters and bars — even more than we’ve spotlighted here. We’ve got 21 options laid out for you. Travel safe, celebrate responsibly, and have a happy 2019. Motor City Gala Head to Trapper's Alley in Greektown for Motor City Gala. Revelers in chic attire will be ushering in the New Year with a sumptuous banquet in an 18,000-square-foot, three-story ballroom, complete with a mezzanine. DJ Chrome will provide the music throughout the night. There will be champagne when the clock ticks past 12 and some tasty midnight snacks. 8:30 p.m.-4 a.m., Atheneum Hotel, 1000 Brush St., Detroit. 313-962-2323. motorcitygala.com. $90-$3,000. Resolution Ball Countdown to … [Read more...] about Things to do on New Year’s Eve in metro Detroit