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Quick Dish NY: Rachel Kaly is Your Favorite Host in THE ELLEN SHOW BUT VIOLENT 11.10 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: Rachel Kaly is Your Favorite Host in THE ELLEN SHOW BUT VIOLENT 11.10 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Hey, I just put up my Halloween lights, so it’s officially the creepiest season of the year! Oh wait, why am I now writing about November shows? Let it be so! Kids, Saturday, November 10th at Brooklyn Comedy Collective, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” gets a major makeover! Forget the mild-mannered, dancing talk show you are […]

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Quick Dish NY: LADIES WHO RANCH All Women’s Sketch Show 10.24 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: LADIES WHO RANCH All Women’s Sketch Show 10.24 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

The Ladies Who Ranch is “a powerhouse group of alternative female comedians who swap typical setup / punchline material for thoughtful, character-driven bits that range from deranged to demented to delightful.” This month the sketch show features an opening set by Sara Hennessey, who just performed at the Just For Laughs festival, don’t you know. […]

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Quick Dish NY: LADIES WHO RANCH Tomorrow at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: LADIES WHO RANCH Tomorrow at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

If I could I’d douse everything with ranch dressing, I WOULD. Yes, those pancakes in my plate are shaking in their breakfast boots right now. If you are a lover of all things ranch, may we suggest the LADIES WHO RANCH? OK, let’s make that a statement. You totally need to see the LADIES WHO […]

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Quick Dish NY: The Premiere of ANNOUNCEMENTS Tomorrow at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: The Premiere of ANNOUNCEMENTS Tomorrow at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

All seems ordinary at Barkdogwood High School until an avalanche of events is set off during the morning announcements. You see, Barney (David Steele) has asked his crush Lexi (Caitlin Dullea) to Homer-Coming, the Simpsons-themed homecoming dance. But Barney won’t get the answer until 9th period which means there’s plenty of time for second guesses. […]

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Quick Dish NY: 9.8 The Brooklyn Comedy Collective Presents A Night Solely of Improvised TRANSACTION SCENES

Quick Dish NY: 9.8 The Brooklyn Comedy Collective Presents A Night Solely of Improvised TRANSACTION SCENES

Apparently, at the first day of improv training one is taught to “Never do a scene that involves a transaction of money or goods.” It’s an improv minefield for a newcomer and the last thing you want to do is bore your audience with trite material. Now what if I told you there was a […]

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Quick Dish NY: THE RETELLINGS Tackles The True Story of The Beatles 8.31 at The Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: THE RETELLINGS Tackles The True Story of The Beatles 8.31 at The Brooklyn Comedy Collective

When you hear the names John, Paul, George and Ringo, what do you think of? When is it time for my next latte? NO, silly! You think of THE BEATLES, one of the most widely regarded bands in music history. You may know that the fateful day they played The Ed Sullivan Show way back […]

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Quick Dish NY: THE ELLEN SHOW BUT VIOLENT 9.1 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: THE ELLEN SHOW BUT VIOLENT 9.1 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Rachel Kaly (Clickhole, The Annoyance, Ladies Who Ranch) has never watched an episode of “Ellen” in her life. However, that’s not going to stop her from bringing you THE ELLEN SHOW BUT VIOLENT Saturday, September 1st at The Brooklyn Comedy Collective. Yes, Kaly will do her darndest to parody the talk show of one of […]

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Quick Dish NY: STAGGERS & JAGS Live Musical Comedy 8.3 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: STAGGERS & JAGS Live Musical Comedy 8.3 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Nothing says August like a Health Inspection Day! You see, a young boy is about to wreak havoc for bar owners Staggars & Jags, on the same day the health inspector is due to arrive. Of course, that’s not all the excitement they are in for, the inspector has some rules to abide by, which […]

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Quick Dish NY: THE DRAMEDIANS Satirical Play 8.17 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: THE DRAMEDIANS Satirical Play 8.17 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

What do Garden State, Little Miss Sunshine, Lost in Translation, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind have in common? There was no assigned seating at the venues I viewed them? NO, they are all comedy dramas! Ding! Ding! Ding! Sure these films have captured the essence of the genre, but would you like to […]

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Quick Dish NY: IT’S A WONDERFUL EVERYTHING! 8.10 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Quick Dish NY: IT’S A WONDERFUL EVERYTHING! 8.10 at Brooklyn Comedy Collective

Directed by Philip Markle, It’s a Wonderful Everything!, is a 1950’s satirical revue in which Kelly Cooper and Thomas Fricilone bring you an hour of sketches, songs, and dance that harken simpler times. You’ll be privy to “a husband and wife slowly lose their minds, a private investigator that can’t keep his multiple personalities at […]