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Nov 6, 2017 8:00 AM

Comedian and Virginia native Jay Pharoah's new Showtime series, "White Famous," premieres Oct. 15. more

Oct 11, 2017 4:14 PM Stage & Screen

Sketch comedy troupe Discount Tuna yuks it up at their first public performances, June 27 and 28 at Coalition Theater in Jackson Ward. more

Jun 22, 2017 4:02 PM Stage & Screen

Coalition Theater’s 2nd Best Comedy Fest runs June 8-10 across three venues in Jackson Ward. more

Jun 7, 2017 1:24 PM Datebook

The cast of The CW series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” rolls into Richmond for “Whose Live Anyway?” on May 14. more

May 11, 2017 9:10 AM Datebook

This weekend, veteran funnyman Marlon Wayans aims to keep Richmond in stitches. more

Sep 16, 2016 3:55 PM Datebook

"Rush Hour" funnyman Chris Tucker entertains at the Altria Theater on Friday June 24 more

Jun 22, 2016 9:21 AM Datebook

The Elegba Folklore Society’s “Juneteenth 2016, A Freedom Celebration” will be held Friday, June 17 – Saturday, June 18. more

Jun 15, 2016 9:55 AM Datebook

"Saturday Night Live" cast member Jay Pharoah, known for stellar impersonations of figures such as President Barack Obama, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson, rapper Kanye West and actor Denzel Washington, has a show at The National on Jan. 29. more

Jan 22, 2016 9:00 AM Datebook

Original cast members of the Monty Python TV show and films bring their comedy show to the Carpenter Theatre Oct. 25. more

Oct 23, 2015 10:29 AM Datebook

Garet Chester’s a court jester ministering in mirth more

Oct 13, 2015 2:39 PM Health 2 Comments

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Photo by Ash Daniel

RVA Tonight with Beau Cribbs delivers a late show with local flair more

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 PM Stage & Screen

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Photo by Constance Kostreveski

Hannibal Buress brings his act to Richmond on March 29. more

Feb 26, 2015 10:30 AM Datebook

For its 50th anniversary show, Second City Hits Home, the touring company has been offering audiences a program of jokes, skits and absurdities, straight from the hometown headlines. more

Jan 6, 2015 8:30 AM Datebook

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Photo by Robyn O'Neil

Three country music divas re-unite for a Christmas show in The Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular, a family-friendly sequel to Ted Swindley’s popular show The Honky Tonk Angels. more

Dec 9, 2014 4:15 PM Datebook

See the iconic comic Jerry Seinfeld at the Altria Theater on Dec. 13. more

Dec 8, 2014 4:15 PM Datebook

Paula Poundstone’s dry, observational and often self-deprecating humor will be center stage for two shows on Dec. 5 at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts. more

Dec 1, 2014 3:00 PM Datebook

Comedy fans and irritable people alike will be doubled over in laughter when Grammy-award-winning stand-up Lewis Black brings his pointed brand of comedy to Richmond. more

Nov 18, 2014 12:00 AM Arts

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Photo by Peter Yang

Since her debut on NBC’s Last Comic Standing back in 2007, Amy Schumer has won over audiences with her blunt yet relatable stand-up, as well as appearances on shows such as 30 Rock, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Adult Swim’s Delocated. more

Oct 1, 2014 5:00 PM Datebook

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Courtesy ComedySportz Improv Theatre

ComedySportz Theatre is putting on InstaPlay, a show that's made up as it goes along. Director Amy Berlin says, "Our goal is to make it look like a play and hopefully for a few in the audience to not realize that we just made it up." more

Sep 4, 2014 6:13 PM Arts

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