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Top 10 shows at the Van Wezel in 2015-16 season

Hot tickets for the 2015-16 season… Read more »

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Chris Hardwick

Chris Hardwick has become the role model for comedian success in the modern age. From doing stand-up at comedy clubs across the country, Hardwick leveraged… Read more »


Josh Blue

From Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” to NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Josh Blue has won over fans across the world thanks to his ability to… Read more »


Bobby Slayton

  You may recognize comedian Bobby Slayton from his roles in “Get Shorty”, “Ed Wood”, “Bandits” and, most recently, “Dreamgirls”. He’s been seen on dozens… Read more »

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Craig Ferguson has Van Wezel date

Former ““Late Late Show” host bringing his stand-up skills to Sarasota…. Read more »

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Ben Bailey

You probably know Ben Bailey more for being the host of “Cash Cab” on The Discovery Channel — for which he was nominated for a… Read more »


Kids Comedy Camp

Campers take center stage at the end of a weeklong comedy camp at the Sarasota humor institute…. Read more »

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Q&A: ‘Mike & Molly’ star Billy Gardell

Actor/comedian talks to Ticket before upcoming stand-up date at Mahaffey. … Read more »

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Comedian Brian Bradley

Orlando native Brian Bradley’s shows are part stand-up act, part improv, where he breaks down the wall between the audience and the stage to produce… Read more »

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UPDATED: Our Tom Arnold interview Roseanne, and now Tom, tweeted about

Our Tom Arnold interview Roseanne, and now Tom, tweeted about. Arnold is at McCurdy’s Friday and Saturday…. Read more »


Lachlan Peterson

Comedian Lachlan Patterson is having a big year. He finished as the runner up on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and his laid-back style has got… Read more »

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World Series of Comedy

40 comics from around North America will perform at six shows at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre as part of the World Series of Comedy, all hoping… Read more »

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Shane Mauss

A thinking man’s comedian, he talks with scientists about life in his “Here We Are with Shane Mauss” podcast. He also has a one-hour special… Read more »

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Kathy Griffin talks to us about 'Fashion Police' and more before her show at Van Wezel

Comedian talks to us about ‘Fashion Police’ and more before her show at Van Wezel…. Read more »


Carlos Mencia

Famed (and infamous) comedian Carlos Mencia will bring his wry observations on culture, race and social class to Port Charlotte’s Visani this week. Know for… Read more »


Dave Chappelle at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Acclaimed comeback tour includes four performances in Clearwater April 13-14. … Read more »

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Twitter interview: Comedian Keith Alberstadt

We chat with Keith before he appears at McCurdy’s this week…. Read more »

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Q&A: Josh Blue on performing high, hanging with Dave Chappelle

Talking pot with the comedian at McCurdy’s March 13-15… Read more »

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Caroline Rhea returns to McCurdy's

The stand-up comic plays the comedy theater this weekend…. Read more »

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Kathleen Madigan at Van Wezel

A first-rate standup comedian and regular on the talk show circuit makes her debut at the Van Wezel … Read more »

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