Quick Dish

Quick and tasty comedy recommendations

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: AN EVENING OF HUMOROUS READINGS 5.22 at HiFi Bar

Quick Dish NY: AN EVENING OF HUMOROUS READINGS 5.22 at HiFi Bar

Hard to ignore the frenetic world around us, but it’s probably best to take at least one evening out of your busy schedule to enjoy the finer things in life. May we suggest An Evening of Humorous Readings happening Monday, May 22nd at HiFi Bar. It’s a little “McSweeney’s,” it’s a little “Shouts and Murmurs,” […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: SURPRISE! Comedy with Rob & Sofiya 5.27 at A Familiar Locale

Quick Dish LA: SURPRISE! Comedy with Rob & Sofiya 5.27 at A Familiar Locale

If you like to laugh, eat cookies and be amazed by hidden talents SURPRISE! Comedy is the event for you! This month, the show spends some times, once again, in Terrence Newman’s yard, the Grotto. There will be liquid courage to partake of, FREE homemade cookies, backyard comradery, hosts Rob Buscemi and Sofiya Alexandra, plus […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: CATHARSIS Dramatic Improv 5.29 at UCB Sunset

Quick Dish LA: CATHARSIS Dramatic Improv 5.29 at UCB Sunset

When I hear the word drama, I immediately find myself shouting the Master Thespian’s famous words “Acting! GENIUS. Thank you.” If you find yourself in need of a Dramatic Improv fix, look no further than the UCB Sunset Theatre. The CATHARSIS begins Monday, May 29th where talent from the UCB Community is showcased with a […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: THE STORRS OBJECTION Los Angeles Debut 6.8 at Nerdist Showroom

Quick Dish LA: THE STORRS OBJECTION Los Angeles Debut 6.8 at Nerdist Showroom

You’re in for a treat, kids. All the way from Phoenix, The Storrs Objection is making its LOS ANGELES DEBUT Thursday, June 8th at the Nerdist Showroom. Everyone loves the drama of a courtroom show. What you may not be used to is the dramatic comedy of a courtroom-themed comedy show. Wow, that was a […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Time To Get VERY FORWARD 5.24 at Lyric Hyperion

Quick Dish LA: Time To Get VERY FORWARD 5.24 at Lyric Hyperion

VERY FORWARD is back this month showing off their progressive brand of alternative comedy. Your Very Forward hosts Teresa Lee and Claire Downs continue their effort to bring you high quality diverse comedy at an affordable price. This month they have for you comedians from Comedy Central, E!, Sundance, TruTV & more! Let keep you […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: NEIL HAMBURGER LIVE 5.28 at The Satellite ft. Brent Weinbach & More!

Quick Dish LA: NEIL HAMBURGER LIVE 5.28 at The Satellite ft. Brent Weinbach & More!

If the Neil Hamburger world and the Gorburger world were to ever colide, would they destroy one another? There’s a Wednesday thought for you. Yes, this may be a sign that I’m ready for a nice, long weekend. Speaking of weekends, Sunday, May 28th, NEIL Hamburger LIVE is back in action at The Satellite. The […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: THE BING BONG SHOW 5.26 at The Main Stage at iO West Theater

Quick Dish LA: THE BING BONG SHOW 5.26 at The Main Stage at iO West Theater

Woohoo! Let’s hear for THE BING BONG SHOW! You may be familiar with the digital work of Bing Bong Industries. If not, this is the perfect time to get acquainted with the growing film and comedy collective. Friday, May 26th at the iO West Main Stage you can see some of their handiwork, including original […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: GO RICKI! Standup & Storytelling Hosted By Matt S. McCormick 6.8 at Q.E.D. Astoria

Quick Dish NY: GO RICKI! Standup & Storytelling Hosted By Matt S. McCormick 6.8 at Q.E.D. Astoria

Are you old enough to remember The Ricky Lake Show? We are! The syndicated talk show project featured Ricky Lake, Emmy winner and Hairspray re-make star, who acted as host of the sensational and lively TV staple of yesteryear. Memories! Thursday, June 8th at QED Astoria the GO RICKI! show uses topics from the classic […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: Live Animated PICTURE THIS! 5.21 at Union Hall

Quick Dish NY: Live Animated PICTURE THIS! 5.21 at Union Hall

Animation and Comedy continue their happy relationship at Union Hall this month. The ONLY “Live Animated Comedy Show” PICTURE THIS! is back for Union Hall’s Basement Series. The venue is still mending from the fire, but the show must go on! This month’s PICTURE THIS! includes this hilariously sassy lineup: COMEDY BY Danny Tamberelli (Jounce, […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: MERMAID COMEDY HOUR 5.24 at The Hollywood Improv Lab

Quick Dish LA: MERMAID COMEDY HOUR 5.24 at The Hollywood Improv Lab

Last month THE Dave Chappelle dropped in at the Mermaid Comedy Hour and did over two hours of material. What the whu? Yep. Who could possibly drop in next? There’s only one way to find out. This month’s lineup is already well worth the price of admission. Check it out: Karen Kilgariff (My Favorite Murder […]