While this year's New York Comedy Festival features a panel called Women Aren't Funny: Debunking the Myth, it's the festival itself that is shredding the myth: It kicks off with the second annual…
In 2007, "stand up for heroes," a benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps injured veterans, debuted at the 1,400-seat Town Hall during the New York Comedy Festival. The event soon moved…
"Are you ready for the show to start?" Jon Stewart asked the cheering crowd at Stand Up for Heroes, the fundraiser for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which supports returning vets.
Comedy expands beyond the usual clubs and venues
Playwright/comic's "Running on Empty" to give Broadway taste of trademark political venom
Much has been written about American superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman being portrayed in movies by Brits, but the greater growth in outsourcing of talent is in television.
Caroline Hirsch transformed a cabaret club into the premiere showcase for standups both rising and famous.
For comedians on way to fame, Hirsch created a pinnacle and a safety net