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Encyclopedia > Comedy club

A comedy club is a venue, typically a nightclub, where people watch or listen to performances, including stand-up comedians, improvisational comedians, impersonators, magicians, ventriloquists and other comedy acts. The term "comedy club" usually refers to venues that feature standup comedy, as distinguished from improv theaters that host improv or sketch comedy and variety clubs that may also host musical acts. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Richard Pryor hits the money line A stand-up comedian or stand-up comic is someone that performs in comedy clubs, usually reciting a fast paced succession of amusing stories, short jokes and one-liners, typically called a monologue. ... A comedian (also comedienne, female) is a person who attempts to make people laugh through a variety of methods, normally through joke telling. ... Impersonator is someone who tries to seem like someone else. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Ventriloquism is an act of deception in which a person (ventriloquist) manipulates his or her voice so that it appears that the voice is coming from elsewhere. ...

List of comedy clubs

Carolines Comedy Club is Americas Premier Comedy Nightclub. It is located in Manhattan on Broadway between 49th and 50th street. ... Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs, founded in New York City in 1972. ... The Comedy Cellar is a famous comedy club in Manhattan, where many top New York comedians perform. ... This article is about the club in the United States; there is also a Comedy Store in London. ... The Comic Strip Live is one of the oldest and foremost stand-up comedy clubs in New York City. ... The Improv is a comedy club at 8162 Melrose Avenue in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, California. ... The Laugh Factory is one of the best known comedy stages in the world and has been graced by such stars as Bob Saget, Carlos Mencia, Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Rodney Dangerfield, Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans, Paul Rodriguez, Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Chris Tucker, Kathy Griffin...

List of improv theaters

ComedySportz® is an improvisational comedy organization started in 1984 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by Dick Chudnow. ... The Groundlings is an improvisational comedy troupe based in Los Angeles, California, USA. The troupe was formed by Gary Austin in 1974 and uses an improv format influenced by Viola Spolin to produce sketches and improvised scenes. ... The Second City Logo The Second City is a long-running improvisational comedy troupe based in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago, with offshoot troupes in other cities, most notably Toronto. ... The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, 2004. ...

External links

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