Dudley Riggs, Improv Comedy Pioneer And Brave New Workshop Founder, Dies At 88The Twin Cities theater community is remembering a founding father of improvisational comedy.
Chad Daniels On 'Dad Chaniels' Comedy Special & CareerDaniels tells some wild stories from touring the country and previews his new comedy special.
Franken's Memoir To Cover Life From 'SNL' To SenateSen. Al Franken has a book deal for a memoir that will cover his career from "Saturday Night Live" to his years in Washington. Twelve, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Minnesota Democrat's book is scheduled for 2017 and is currently untitled.
'Modern Vaudeville' Coming To Bryant Lake BowlMinneapolis' Bryant Lake Bowl Theater is hosting "Modern Vaudeville" this Saturday at 10 p.m. It will feature magicians, comedians, musicians, dancers and other novelty acts –- presented by award-winning performer David Harris.
Tap Talk: Sisyphus BrewingA relatively recent newcomer to the downtown Minneapolis scene is a taproom with comedy club aspirations. And it makes sense. One of the owners used to do standup.
MNfusion: Never Experienced Improv? Head To Stevie Ray'sAfter over 25 years on stage, the Stevie Ray's Comedy Club is getting a new look. And they are improvising. Literally.
Is 'Broad City' the 'I Love Lucy' for Millennials?Lucy and Ethel revolutionized friendship for a whole group of women on the verge of a societal change, and now Abbi and Ilana are doing the same thing on their Comedy Central show 'Broad City.'
Brave New Workshop Gets Kinky In '50 Shades Of Gravy'Did you know Minneapolis is home to the oldest sketch comedy troupe in the country? It's called the Brave New Workshop, founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs in 1958.
Curiocity: Q&A With "Monday Night Comedy Show" Creator Andrew BrynildsonVery rarely does anyone look forward to a Monday. The weekend is over, a full week of work lies ahead and there are five full days until Friday rolls around. Mondays, for many, are a drag.
'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Will Premiere March 9, 2015Get ready for a British invasion on you late night line-up when “The Late Late Show with James Corden” debuts on CBS.
Dave Chappelle Talks Quitting “Chappelle’s Show” With David LettermanDave Chappelle made his first late-night appearance in more than six years Tuesday, and one of the first questions he was asked was why he quit his cult sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show.”
The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The USWhile traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.
One-On-One With Dave ChappelleComedian Dave Chappelle is enjoying a successful run at First Avenue and he's also added an extra show at the Pantages Theatre Saturday. Today, Chappelle sat down with his good friend, WCCO reporter, Reg Chapman to talk about his week in Minneapolis, what's ahead and more.
Iowa State Offers Standup Comedy Course To StudentsAn Iowa State University course is teaching stand-up comedy to help students with their public speaking. Students are learning to write and tell jokes during the Comedy College course being taught at the Ames campus.
Jerry Seinfeld Comes To Mpls. On Jan. 17The man known for making fun of life's mundane minutiae is coming to Minneapolis on Jan. 17. Tickets to see Jerry Seinfeld perform his stand-up routine at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre come January 2014, go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4.