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Comedy Interview: Nate Bargatze

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Interview: Nate Bargatze

The acclaimed headliner and star of Netflix's "The Tennessee Kid" stops in Columbus with his new "One Night Only" tour Saturday night.

In The Tennessee Kid, his most recent comedy special that arrived last year on Netflix, Nate Bargatze doesn’t even have to finish the opening line of the show before his unaffected deadpan triggers laughter from the audience. His material is folksy and strongly relatable, to be sure, but it’s his marvelously unpretentious deadpan, his ace, […]

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Comedy Preview: Hannibal Buress at South Drive-In

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: Hannibal Buress at South Drive-In

Supporting his latest special, "Miami Nights," with a limited drive-in tour, the acclaimed comedian makes a stop in Columbus on Saturday night

Hannibal Buress’ newest comedy special, Miami Nights, opens with taped footage of a 2002 set the then 19-year-old fledgling stand-up performed at his alma mater, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Although barely recognizable in the glitchy camcorder video, the young comic, originally known by his pseudonym Amir Natural, clearly had raw stage presence and timing.  By […]

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*Online* Thurber House Special Event: Humorist John Moe

  *Online* Thurber House Special Event: Humorist John Moe

This event will be held online via Zoom. You will have the opportunity to ask the author questions after the event and purchase a signed book. ABOUT THE BOOK AND AUTHOR: John Moe is a critically-acclaimed public radio personality and the host and creator of the award-winning hit podcast, The Hilarious World of Depression. For […]

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Face Club’s Clubhouse

  Face Club’s Clubhouse

8 Faces. 3 Groups. 1 Clubhouse. Join us on March 27th for Face Club Comedy’s first-ever Face Club Clubhouse, a night of stand-up, improv and sketch. This month we’re featuring standup comedian Sam Welch and improv group Autistic Expression. $5 // Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.// Kafe Kerouac 2250 N. Hight […]

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Broadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright, Plautus, with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

  A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Broadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright, Plautus, with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.

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Humor Writing Workshop

  Humor Writing Workshop

Everyone loves to laugh! In this fun and entertaining humor writing class, we look at the history of comedy, talk about what makes something funny and use writing prompts to get the creativity flowing. Andra shares some of her work and interested students can also share their writing with the class. Enjoy lots of laughs […]

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