photo of Jackie Kashian with permission of Jackiekashian.com
With the race for the presidency still tight even after Monday's debate, there's not much to laugh about in Washington, DC, a political town not known for its cutting-edge humor even in less perilous times. But in the weeks before the election, Washington, DC, which rarely hosts A-list comics except superstars such as Amy Schumer, Lewis Black or Jim Gaffigan in its largest venues, is presenting a cornucopia of great comic talent.
The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival will return to Washington for the fourth straight year from Oct. 27 to 30.
"People were laughing, and I remember being onstage thinking, We’re all standing on this bridge and only I know that it’s about to collapse. And it did." —The wonderful Tig Notaro on cancer, comedy, and her Largo set. (Previously: a...
MIke Birbiglia, comedy powerhouse and star of the autobiographical film Sleepwalk with Me, brings his charm to Montreal. From Just for Laughs
The theme of this year’s Bentzen Ball comedy festival is, well, themes.