BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//192.185.152.124//NONSGML kigkonsult.se iCalcreator 2.20// CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-FROM-URL:http://comedyinthelou.com X-WR-TIMEZONE:America/Chicago BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Chicago X-LIC-LOCATION:America/Chicago BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:20151101T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0600 TZNAME:CST END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:20150308T020000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0600 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 RDATE:20160313T020000 TZNAME:CDT END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3247@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Out of the Box CONTACT:(314) 932-5540\; info@theimprovshop.com\; https://www.facebook.com/ events/428326477354018/ DESCRIPTION:TWO SHOWS: Friday\, August 14 at 10 p.m. & Saturday\, August 15 at 10 p.m.\nOfficer Scott Baker hosts a public relations meeting at the l ocal YMCA in an attempt to justify the “occasional abuse of power” by the department. He showcases the “Human Behind The Uniform” through personal m onologues\, audience participation\, and the analysis of national headline s. Officer Baker hopes to leave the citizens of Carlyle agreeing that Not All Cops Are Bad!\nGeorge McAuliffe’s one-man show\, Not All Cops Are Bad! \, takes on current events\, turns them upside down and shakes out insane personal stories from a cop that is in over his head. George combines sati re\, current events and George’s unique imagination to give an equitable t ake on this hot button issue. Police brutality is running rampant in the f ictitious town of Carlyle.\nReserve tickets to guarantee seats.\nIS studen ts and performers not purchasing tickets will not be guaranteed seats.\nNo refunds. DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20150814 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20150816 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Not All Cops Are Bad! URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/not-all-cops-are-bad/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

TWO SHOWS: Friday\, August 14 at 10 p.m. & Saturda y\, August 15 at 10 p.m.

\n

Not All CopsOfficer Scott Baker hosts a public relations meeting at the local YMCA in an attempt to justify the “occasional abuse of power” by the department. He showcases th e “Human Behind The Uniform” through personal monologues\, audience partic ipation\, and the analysis of national headlines. Officer Baker hopes to l eave the citizens of Carlyle agreeing that Not All Cops Are Bad!

\n

G eorge McAuliffe’s one-man show\, Not All Cops Are Bad!\, takes on current events\, turns them upside down and shakes out insane personal stories fro m a cop that is in over his head. George combines satire\, current events and George’s unique imagination to give an equitable take on this hot butt on issue. Police brutality is running rampant in the fictitious town of Ca rlyle.

\n

Reserve tickets to guarantee seats.
\nIS students and performers not purchasing tickets will not be guaranteed seats.
\nNo refunds.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:audience participation\,George McAuliffe\,Human Behin d The Uniform\,live comedy\,Not All Cops Are Bad\,One-Man Show\,personal m onologues\,the improv shop X-COST:$5 X-TICKETS-URL:https://theimprovshop.wufoo.com/forms/not-all-cops-are-bad-at -the-improv-shop-814/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-1062@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Local CONTACT:info@theimprovshop.com\; http://www.theimprovshop.com DESCRIPTION:Join The Improv Shop  for a free improv comedy show! Grab a bee r at the bar and relax as our new Harold teams create completely original comedy based on audience suggestion. Followed by a 10:00 performance from The Improv Shop’s most experienced players.\nDoors and bar open at 7:00. B ar accepts cash and cards. This show is intended for adult audiences. And because it’s THE LAW\, you must be 21 to purchase and drink alcohol.\n\n  DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150813T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150813T193000 EXDATE;TZID=America/Chicago:20140307T190000 EXDATE;TZID=America/Chicago:20140307T190000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, St. Louis\, MO 63108\, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;BYDAY=TH;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Harold Night at The Improv Shop URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/improv-shop-presents-harold-night-4/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

Join The Improv Shop  for a free improv comedy show! Grab a beer at the bar and relax as our new Harold teams create completely original comedy based on audience suggestion. Followed by a 10:00 performance from The Improv S hop’s most experienced players.

\n

Doors and bar open at 7:00. Bar ac cepts cash and cards. This show is intended for adult audiences. And becau se it’s THE LAW\, you must be 21 to purchase and drink alcohol.

\n

994036_609957
 925716767_1304863382_n

\n

 

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Brennan's\,comedy\,CWE\,free\,harold night\,improv\,i mprov shop\,live X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3137@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv CONTACT:John Langen\; (314) 932-5540\; John@storytellerimprov.com\; http:// www.storytellerimprov.com DESCRIPTION:STORYTELLER: is a two-act improvised show at The Improv Shop th at attempts to portray life’s special\, silly\, and moving moments.\nCAST: Katie Cook\, Marshall Cox\, Bryan Fornachon\, David Imler\, John Langen\, Lindsay Lutz\, David Mar\, Jake McGuire\, Kevin McKernan\, Pat Niday\, Ka tie Nunn\, Melanie Penn\, Jacob Schneider\, Andy Sloey\, Steve Springmeyer \, Tim Walsh\, Molly Zerjal.\nDirected by John Langen\nStoryteller is on F acebook. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150814T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150814T213000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, St. Louis\, MO 63108\, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;UNTIL=20160102T235959Z;BYDAY=FR;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:STORYTELLER URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/storyteller-fridays/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

Storyteller

\n

STORYTELL ER: is a two-act improvised show at The Improv Shop that attempts to portr ay life’s special\, silly\, and moving moments.

\n

CAST: Katie Cook\, Marshall Cox\, Bryan Fornachon\, David Imler\, John Langen\, Lindsay Lutz \, David Mar\, Jake McGuire\, Kevin McKern an\, Pat Niday\, Katie Nunn\, Melanie Penn\, Jacob Schneider\, Andy Sloey\ , Steve Springmeyer\, Tim Walsh\, Molly Zerjal.

\n

Directed by John Langen

\n

Storyteller is on Facebook.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:comedy\,improv\,improv comedy\,improvisation\,John La ngen\,Saint Louis\,Storyteller\,storytelling\,the improv shop X-COST:$5.00 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3139@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Local CONTACT:http://theimprovshop.com DESCRIPTION:An unofficial\, fan-made improv show based on the card game for horrible people.\n“We play Cards Against Humanity and use the winning car d combos as scene suggestions.” -Andy Sloey DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150814T220000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150814T223000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;COUNT=20;BYDAY=FR;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Improv Shop Against Humanity URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/the-improv-shop-against-humanity/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

An unofficial \, fan-made improv show based on the card game for horrible people.

\n< p>“We play Cards Against Humanity and use the winning card combos as scene suggestions.” -Andy Sloey

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:@theimprovshop\,#STLComedy\,Cards Against Humanity\,g ames\,improv\,improv comedy\,Improv Show\,live comedy\,Live Show\,the impr ov shop\,The Improv Shop Against Humanity\,Weekly Show X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3149@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Out of the Box CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:A somewhat random smattering of new teams\, old teams\, stand-u p and other fun shiz. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150815T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150815T213000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;UNTIL=20150828T235959Z;BYDAY=SA;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Summer Grab Bag URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/the-summer-grab-bag/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

A somewhat ra ndom smattering of new teams\, old teams\, stand-up and other fun shiz.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:improv\,improv comedy\,improv shop\,live comedy\,Summ er\,Summer Grab Bag\,the improv shop\,Weekly\,Weekly Show X-COST:$5 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3150@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Out of the Box CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:It’s the Longform Showcase! Come see St. Louis’ best and bright est improv teams strut their stuff on the Improv Shop stage! Grab a drink from the bar\, relax\, and chuckle your head off! Only $5! DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150815T220000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150815T223000 EXDATE;TZID=America/Chicago:20150620T220000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;UNTIL=20150829T235959Z;BYDAY=SA;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Longform Showcase URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/longform-showcase/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

It’s the Long form Showcase! Come see St. Louis’ best and brightest improv teams strut t heir stuff on the Improv Shop stage! Grab a drink from the bar\, relax\, a nd chuckle your head off! Only $5!

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:improv\,improv comedy\,improv shop\,live comedy\,loca ls\,longform\,longform improv\,Longform Showcase\,showcase\,Strut Yo Stuff \,Summer\,the improv shop\,Weekly\,Weekly Show X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3034@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Local CONTACT:(314) 932-5540\; info@theimprovshop.com\; http://theimprovshop.com/ DESCRIPTION:The Improv Shop Presents: Blue Monday A joyful\, inspired\, and revolving patchwork of Student and Longform Showcases\, Two-Person sets\, and experimental improv designed to help start your week off right.\nEver y Monday at 8 PM.\nCheck the Shop’s calendar for your weekly line-up. $5. The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid) in the Central West End. Lineup:\n1. Level 3 Student Showcase\n2. Level 3 Student Showcase\n3. Level 5 Student Showca se\n4. Level 5 Student Showcase DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150817T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150817T203000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=WEEKLY;UNTIL=20151229T235959Z;BYDAY=MO;WKST=MO SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Blue Monday URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/blue-monday/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

The Improv Sh op Presents: Blue Monday A joyful\, inspired\, and revolving patchwork of Student and Longform Showcases\, Two-Person sets\, and experimental improv designed to help start your week off right.

\n

Every Monday at 8 PM.

\n

Check the Shop’s calendar for your weekly line-up. $5. The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid) in the Centr al West End. Lineup:

\n

1. Level 3 Student Showcase
\n2. Level 3 Student Showcase
\n3. Level 5 Student Showcase
\n4. Level 5 Stu dent Showcase

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:#STLComedy\,Blue Monday\,improv\,improv shop\,live co medy\,Live Improv\,showcase\,Student Showcase\,the improv shop X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3241@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Open Mic\,Out of the Box\,Stand Up CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:On the FIRST and THIRD Wednesday of each month\, Rafe Williams and/or Bobby Jaycox will host an evening of stand-up comedy at The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid in the CWE).\n1st Wednesday of each month will be an op en-mic.\nDoors and sign-up at 7PM. 8PM start.\nFree\n3rd Wednesday will be a showcase of stand-up comedians invited by Bobby and Rafe to do a longer set.\nShow at 8PM.\n$5 or free for IS students and performers. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150819T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150819T203000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=MONTHLY;COUNT=12;BYDAY=3WE SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:First & Third Stand-Up URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/first-third-stand-up/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

First & Third Stand Up

\n< p>On the FIRST and THIRD Wednesday of each month\, Rafe Williams and/or Bo bby Jaycox will host an evening of stand-up comedy at The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid in the CWE).

\n

1st Wednesday of each month will be an open -mic.
\nDoors and sign-up at 7PM. 8PM start.
\nFree

\n

3rd Wednesday will be a showcase of stand-up comedians invited by Bobby and Ra fe to do a longer set.
\nShow at 8PM.
\n$5 or free for IS studen ts and performers.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:bobby jaycox\,First\,First and Third\,First and Third Stand Up\,improv\,live stand up\,open mic\,Rafe Williams\,showcase\,stand up\,stand up comedy\,Third X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3249@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv CONTACT:(314) 932-5540\; info@theimprovshop.com\; https://www.facebook.com/ events/452887664865893/ DESCRIPTION:Susan Messing and Rachael Mason are THE BOYS. WE MAKE IT WORSE. \nFirst time in St. Louis!\nReserve tickets to guarantee seats.\nIS studen ts and performers not purchasing tickets will not be guaranteed seats.\nNo refunds. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150821T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150821T220000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:The Boys: Susan Messing & Rachel Mason URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/the-boys-susan-messing-rachel-mason/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

The Boys

\n

Susan Messin g and Rachael Mason are THE BOYS. WE MAKE IT WORSE.

\n

First time in St. Louis!

\n

Reserve tickets to guarantee seats.
\nIS students and performers not purchasing tickets will not be guaranteed seats.
\nNo refunds.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:improv\,live comedy\,Live Improv\,Rachel Mason\,Susan Messing\,The Boys\,the improv shop X-COST:$5 X-TICKETS-URL:https://theimprovshop.wufoo.com/forms/the-boys-susan-messing- and-rachael-mason-821/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3243@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Comedy in the Lou Presents\,Out of the Box CONTACT:314.726.6161\; PAGEANTINFO@THEPAGEANT.COM\; http://www.thepageant.c om/show/515/justin-willman.aspx DESCRIPTION:JUSTIN WILLMAN\nFake Believe Tour\n\n\n\nSaturday\, August 22\, 2015\nDoors At 7:00 pm / Show At 8:00 pm\n\n\nReserved $25.00\nComedy in the Lou Welcomes\nAge Restriction: All Ages\nJustin Willman is an American magician\, comedian\, and TV personality.\nHe’s a frequent guest on The T onight Show\, Ellen\, and Chelsea Lately\; and he hosts the hit shows Cupc ake Wars on the Food Network and Win\, Lose or Draw on the Disney Channel. \nThe Los Angeles Times calls him\, “a new breed of magician who’s making magic cool again for grown-ups.” Time Out says his live show\, “has to be seen to be disbelieved.”\nJustin’s Comedy Central Special Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (with co-executive producer Chris Hardwick) aired on April 6th\, 2015. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150822T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150822T203000 GEO:+38.655571;-90.297868 LOCATION:The Pageant @ 6161 Delmar Boulevard\, Saint Louis\, MO 63112\, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Justin Willman: Fake Believe Tour URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/justin-willman-fake-believe-tour/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

justinwillman_header

\n

JUSTIN WILLMAN

\n
Fake Believe Tour
\n
\n
\n
\n
Saturday\, August 22\, 2015
\n
Doors At 7:00 pm / Show At 8:00 pm
\n
\n
\n
Reserved $25.00
\n
Comedy in the Lou Welcomes
\n
All Ages
\n

Justin Willman is an American magician\, comedian\, and TV p ersonality.

\n

He’s a frequent guest on The Tonight Show\, Ellen\, an d Chelsea Lately\; and he hosts the hit shows Cupcake Wars on the Food Net work and Win\, Lose or Draw on the Disney Channel.

\n

The Los Angeles Times calls him\, “a new breed of magician who’s making magic cool again for grown-ups.” Time Out says his live show\, “has to be seen to be disbel ieved.”

\n

Justin’s Comedy Central Special Sleight of Mouth with Just in Willman (with co-executive producer Chris Hardwick) aired on April 6th\ , 2015.

\n

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Chelsea Lately\,comedy\,Comedy Magic\,Cupcake Wars\,E llen\,Fake Believe Tour\,Illusions Michael\,Justin Willman\,Lose or Draw\, Magic\,Magic Comedy\,Magician\,the Pageant\,The Tonight Show\,Win X-COST:$25 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/06004ED8AB9D2CA4?brand=thep ageant&camefrom=cfc_pageant_webcc X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3281@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Improv\,Out of the Box\,Stand Up CONTACT:Howie Hirshfield\; 618-210-6436\; howee59@yahoo.com\; http://notqui terightimprov.com DESCRIPTION:Longtime St. Louis improvisation performer Howie Hirshfield and his Improv troupe Not Quite Right (NQR) are encouraging laughter and help ing to bring restoration to a part of Hermann history. During the Sixth Wi ne Country Comedy Festival\, NQR\, Betty Crawford and the Mike Clark Trio will be performing in a variety show format with comedy and music.\nThe Si xth Wine Country Comedy Festival will be held Saturday August 29th at 8 p. m. with a portion of the proceeds going to The Showboat Community Theatre. “We’re excited to be back in Hermann\, for another of these great Comedy Festivals– and to help the Classic Showboat Theatre back to its glory days as a stylish and active venue\,“ said Howie Hirshfield\, NQR founder.\nNQ R will host improv games\, audience participation\, and live sketch comedy featuring Howie Hirshfield\, Clayton Bury\, Sarah Hirshfield\, Annina Chr istensen\, Denise Saylor\, Jelani Buchanan\, Shannon Nara\, Apple Alaina a nd James Scheffel. Not Quite Right has appeared in shows at Blueberry Hill \, the Lemp Loft and the St. Lou Fringe in the St. Louis area. Hirshfield co-founded Not Quite Right in 2012 and started the Wine Country Comedy Fes tival in conjunction with his previous Improv troupe\, the Arch Rivals The Showboat Community Theatre was originally built during the Great Depressi on in 1934 as the Hermo movie theater. It reopened as a community theater in 1984 and is located at 112 East Fourth Street. Since 2011\, The Showboa t Community Theatre operates as a Missouri Not-for-Profit Corporation and receives federal 501(c)(3) status.\nTicket prices and show information can be found at notquiterightimprov.com or at Hermann Tourism. For more infor mation call 618.210.6436. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150829T183000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150829T190000 GEO:+38.704285;-91.437073 LOCATION:Showboat Community Theatre @ 112 East 4th Street\, Hermann\, MO 65 041\, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Sixth Wine Country Comedy Festival URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/sixth-wine-country-comedy-festival/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

NQR KindergartenLongtime St. Louis improvisation performer Howie Hirshfield and his Improv troupe Not Quite Right (NQR) are encouraging la ughter and helping to bring restoration to a part of Hermann history. Duri ng the Sixth Wine Country Comedy Festival\, NQR\, Betty Crawford and the M ike Clark Trio will be performing in a variety show format with comedy and music.

\n

The Sixth Wine Country Comedy Festival will be held Saturd ay August 29th at 8 p.m. with a portion of the proceeds going to The Showb oat Community Theatre. “We’re excited to be back in Hermann\, for another of these great Comedy Festivals– and to help the Classic Showboat Theatre back to its glory days as a stylish and active venue\,“ said Howie Hirshfi eld\, NQR founder.

\n

NQR will host improv games\, audience participa tion\, and live sketch comedy featuring Howie Hirshfield\, Clayton Bury\, Sarah Hirshfield\, Annina Christensen\, Denise Saylor\, Jelani Buchanan\, Shannon Nara\, Apple Alaina and James Scheffel. Not Quite Right has appear ed in shows at Blueberry Hill\, the Lemp Loft and the St. Lou Fringe in th e St. Louis area. Hirshfield co-founded Not Quite Right in 2012 and starte d the Wine Country Comedy Festival in conjunction with his previous Improv troupe\, the Arch Rivals The Showboat Community Theatre was originally bu ilt during the Great Depression in 1934 as the Hermo movie theater. It reo pened as a community theater in 1984 and is located at 112 East Fourth Str eet. Since 2011\, The Showboat Community Theatre operates as a Missouri No t-for-Profit Corporation and receives federal 501(c)(3) status.

\n

Ti cket prices and show information can be found at notquiterightimprov.com o r at Hermann Tourism. For more information call 618.210.6436. Doors open a t 6:30 p.m.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Comedy Festival\,festival\,Herman\,Howie Hirshfield\, improv\,improv comedy\,Improv Show\,live comedy\,MO\,Not Quite Right\,Not Quite Right Improv\,NQR\,Out of the Lou\,Wine Country X-COST:$10 X-TICKETS-URL:http://hermannshowboatcommunitytheatre.com/index_files/Info.h tm X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3261@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Open Mic\,Out of the Box\,Stand Up CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:On the FIRST and THIRD Wednesday of each month\, Rafe Williams and/or Bobby Jaycox will host an evening of stand-up comedy at The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid in the CWE).\n1st Wednesday of each month will be an op en-mic.\nDoors and sign-up at 7PM. 8PM start.\nFree\n3rd Wednesday will be a showcase of stand-up comedians invited by Bobby and Rafe to do a longer set.\nShow at 8PM.\n$5 or free for IS students and performers. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150902T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150902T203000 GEO:+38.649957;-90.260539 LOCATION:The Improv Shop @ 510 North Euclid Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 \, USA RRULE:FREQ=MONTHLY;COUNT=12;BYDAY=1WE SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:First & Third Stand-Up URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/first-third-stand-up-3rd/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

First & Third Stand Up

\n< p>On the FIRST and THIRD Wednesday of each month\, Rafe Williams and/or Bo bby Jaycox will host an evening of stand-up comedy at The Improv Shop (510 N Euclid in the CWE).

\n

1st Wednesday of each month will be an open -mic.
\nDoors and sign-up at 7PM. 8PM start.
\nFree

\n

3rd Wednesday will be a showcase of stand-up comedians invited by Bobby and Ra fe to do a longer set.
\nShow at 8PM.
\n$5 or free for IS studen ts and performers.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:bobby jaycox\,First\,First and Third\,First and Third Stand Up\,improv\,live stand up\,open mic\,Rafe Williams\,showcase\,stand up\,stand up comedy\,Third X-COST:$5 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3006@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Comedy in the Lou Presents\,Stand Up CONTACT:314.726.6161\; PAGEANTINFO@THEPAGEANT.COM\; http://www.thepageant.c om/show/478/patton-oswalt.aspx DESCRIPTION:Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of enterta inment\, from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable g uest roles on his favorite TV shows (including Parks and Recreation\, for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award)\, in addition to the upcoming comedy The Secret Life of Walter Mitty coming out this December\, with Be n Stiller\, as well as his starring role on Adult Swim’s The Heart\, She H oller. He is also the narrator on ABC’s breakout comedy The Goldbergs. Las t year he was recognized for his work on the big screen\, nominated for a Critics Choice Award for his brilliant performance in Jason Reitman’s film Young Adult\, starring opposite Charlize Theron. In 2009\, Patton receive d critical acclaim for his performance in Robert Siegel’s Big Fan\; the fi lm was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and Patton earned a Gotha m Award nomination for his performance.\nKeep up with Patton via his Websi te\,  Twitter and/or Facebook. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150910T193000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150910T200000 GEO:+38.655571;-90.297868 LOCATION:The Pageant @ 6161 Delmar Boulevard\, Saint Louis\, MO 63112\, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:PATTON OSWALT URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/patton-oswalt-the-pageant/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

Patton-OswaltPatton Oswalt continues to find success in al l areas of entertainment\, from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to hi s many memorable guest roles on his favorite TV shows (including Parks and Recreation\, for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award)\, in additi on to the upcoming comedy The Secret Life of Walter Mitty coming out this December\, with Ben Stiller\, as well as his starring role on Adult Swim’s The Heart\, She Holler. He is also the narrator on ABC’s breakout comedy The Goldbergs. Last year he was recognized for his work on the big screen\ , nominated for a Critics Choice Award for his brilliant performance in Ja son Reitman’s film Young Adult\, starring opposite Charlize Theron. In 200 9\, Patton received critical acclaim for his performance in Robert Siegel’ s Big Fan\; the film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and Pat ton earned a Gotham Award nomination for his performance.

\n

Keep up with Patton via his Website\,  Twitter and/or Facebook.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Adult Swim\,comedian\,comedy\,Comic\,Critics Choice A ward\,Delmar Loop\,funny\,humor\,Live Comedian\,live comedy\,live standup\ ,Oswalt\,Pageant\,Parks and Recreation\,Patton\,Patton Oswalt\,stand up\,s tandup\,standup comedy\,standup show\,The Loop\,the Pageant\,The Secret Li fe of Walter Mitty X-COST:$35 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/06004E7EAAAC2EA1?brand=thep ageant&camefrom=cfc_pageant_webcc X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3228@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Comedy in the Lou Presents\,Stand Up CONTACT:(314) 881-7777 \; https://lumiereplace.com/events/jon-lovitz/ DESCRIPTION:For the last twenty years\, Jon Lovitz has been one of the best known comedians in the universe…well\, according to his cats.\nFor the fi rst ten years of his career\, he did plays in high school\, earned a B.A. in Drama at the University of California\, Irvine and studied acting with Tony Barr at the Film Actors Workshop.\nAfter an unfruitful year in New Yo rk\, he returned to Los Angeles and at the advice of Tony Barr\, he began concentrating solely on comedy. He began taking classes at the famous impr ove comedy group\, “The Groundlings” in 1982. A year later\, after being a ccepted into “The Sunday Company”\, Jon got his first job as an actor for two weeks on the television show “The Paper Chase: the Second Year”. Think ing he was on his way\, he promptly quit his job at the clothing store…and became a messenger. The next three years – nothing!!! Then\, in September of 1984\, he was accepted into the main company at the Groundlings.\nOn M arch 28\, 1985 the Groundlings appeared on “The Tonight Show with Johnny C arson”. It was here Jon premiered his character “Tommy Flanagan of Patholo gical Liars Anonymous”. This kicked off a series of events\, including get ting an agent\, a movie (“Last Resort”) and a series (“Foley Square”) on t he same day\, a voice over for a cartoon (“The Brave Little Toaster”) and the big break of his career (with the recommendations of Larraine Newman a nd Charles Grodin) “Saturday Night Live”…all this by September of 1985.\nH e has not stopped working since. He was nominated for an Emmy his first tw o years on Saturday Night Live. He became known for many characters\, incl uding “Tommy Flanagan of Pathological Liars Anonymous” (“Yeah\, that’s the ticket!”)\, “Master Thespian”\, “Hannukuh Harry” and “the Devil”. He has appeared in over thirty movies\, including “Big”\, “A League of Their Own” \, “The Wedding Singer”\, “High School High”\, “Small Time Crooks”\, and “ Rat Race”. He has worked with some of the best comedy directors\, includin g Penny Marshall\, Rob Reiner\, Jerry Zucker\, and the man who influenced Jon to be a comedian in the first place (when Jon was 13)\, Woddy Allen. H e has also worked with such filmmakers as Todd Solonz (in “Happiness”) and Richard Kelly (in “Southland Tales”).\nJon has become well known for his distinctive voice. He was the lead voice of the character “Jay Sherman” in the acclaimed cult cartoon series\, “The Critic” and has done voice overs for many other animated features (“American Tale: Fievel Goes West”\, “Ca ts and Dogs”\, “Eight Crazy Nights”\, etc.) He has also worked on “The Sim psons” many times\, including creating the character of Marge Simpson’s bo yfriend\, “Artie Ziff” (which sounds suspiciously like Jay Sherman).\nHe h as appeared on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre in Neil Simon’s play “The Dinner Party”\, taking over the lead role from Henry Winkler. He has sung (yes\, he can sing!) at Carnegie Hall three times (including “Great Perfo rmances: Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) and sung the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium and the U.S. Open. And he sung with Eng lish rock star\, Robbie Williams at the Royal Alpert Hall and appears on h is album\, “Swing While You’re Winning!”\nHe was the first famous guest st ar on the hit show “Friends” and guest starred on “Seinfeld” the same week . In 2005 he guest starred three times on the hit show “Las Vegas” in a re curring role. In 2006\, he was offered (and accepted) a recurring role on the hit show “Two and a Half Men”\, playing Charlie Sheen’s nemesis\, Arch ie Baldwin.\nTwo years ago\, he pursued his dream of becoming a stand-up c omedian. He is one of few performers to start as an actor and then become a stand up and is now successfully headlining in nightclubs\, theatres\, a nd casinos across the country (a BIG THANK YOU TO DANA CARVEY!!!!)\n“I’ve had a great career. I’ve been very fortunate and I would be remiss not to give credit to my great teachers\, Ashley Carr\, Robert Cohen\, Stuart Duc kworth\, Bill Needles\, Tony Barr\, Warren Robertson\, Randy Bennett\, and Phyliss Katz.”\nIn 2006 he will appear in four feature films: Mel Brook’s “The Producers: The Musical”\, Adam Sandler’s “The Benchwarmers”\, Richar d Kelly’s “Southland Tales” and Amy Heckerling’s “I Could Be Your Woman” ( where he plays Michelle Pfeiffer’s ex-husband… and Jon left her\, just so you know!)\n \nPresented by:\n\nConcert is subject to change or cancellati on without notice. Invitation is non-transferable and only offered for one show. Valid ID required. Must be 21 years or older. See players club for details. Void for persons ineligible to game or who are excluded from Lumi ère Place Casino for any reason. Gambling problem? Call 1-888-BETSOFF. ©20 15 Tropicana St. Louis\, LLC. All Rights Reserved. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150912T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150912T193000 GEO:+38.632889;-90.184812 LOCATION:Lumiere Casino @ 999 North 2nd Street\, Saint Louis\, MO 63102\, U SA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:JON LOVITZ URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/jon-lovitz-lumiere/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

JonLovitz-BannerFor the last twenty years\, Jon Lovitz has been one of the best known comedians in the universe…well\, according to his cats.

\n

For the first ten years of his career\, he did plays in high school\, ear ned a B.A. in Drama at the University of California\, Irvine and studied a cting with Tony Barr at the Film Actors Workshop.

\n

After an unfruit ful year in New York\, he returned to Los Angeles and at the advice of Ton y Barr\, he began concentrating solely on comedy. He began taking classes at the famous improve comedy group\, “The Groundlings” in 1982. A year lat er\, after being accepted into “The Sunday Company”\, Jon got his first jo b as an actor for two weeks on the television show “The Paper Chase: the S econd Year”. Thinking he was on his way\, he promptly quit his job at the clothing store…and became a messenger. The next three years – nothing!!! T hen\, in September of 1984\, he was accepted into the main company at the Groundlings.

\n

On March 28\, 1985 the Groundlings appeared on “The T onight Show with Johnny Carson”. It was here Jon premiered his character “ Tommy Flanagan of Pathological Liars Anonymous”. This kicked off a series of events\, including getting an agent\, a movie (“Last Resort”) and a ser ies (“Foley Square”) on the same day\, a voice over for a cartoon (“The Br ave Little Toaster”) and the big break of his career (with the recommendat ions of Larraine Newman and Charles Grodin) “Saturday Night Live”…all this by September of 1985.

\n

He has not stopped working since. He was no minated for an Emmy his first two years on Saturday Night Live. He became known for many characters\, including “Tommy Flanagan of Pathological Liar s Anonymous” (“Yeah\, that’s the ticket!”)\, “Master Thespian”\, “Hannukuh Harry” and “the Devil”. He has appeared in over thirty movies\, including “Big”\, “A League of Their Own”\, “The Wedding Singer”\, “High School Hig h”\, “Small Time Crooks”\, and “Rat Race”. He has worked with some of the best comedy directors\, including Penny Marshall\, Rob Reiner\, Jerry Zuck er\, and the man who influenced Jon to be a comedian in the first place (w hen Jon was 13)\, Woddy Allen. He has also worked with such filmmakers as Todd Solonz (in “Happiness”) and Richard Kelly (in “Southland Tales”).

\n

Jon has become well known for his distinctive voice. He was the lead voice of the character “Jay Sherman” in the acclaimed cult cartoon series\ , “The Critic” and has done voice overs for many other animated features ( “American Tale: Fievel Goes West”\, “Cats and Dogs”\, “Eight Crazy Nights” \, etc.) He has also worked on “The Simpsons” many times\, including creat ing the character of Marge Simpson’s boyfriend\, “Artie Ziff” (which sound s suspiciously like Jay Sherman).

\n

He has appeared on Broadway at t he Music Box Theatre in Neil Simon’s play “The Dinner Party”\, taking over the lead role from Henry Winkler. He has sung (yes\, he can sing!) at Car negie Hall three times (including “Great Performances: Ira Gershwin at 100 : A Celebration at Carnegie Hall) and sung the National Anthem at Dodger S tadium and the U.S. Open. And he sung with English rock star\, Robbie Will iams at the Royal Alpert Hall and appears on his album\, “Swing While You’ re Winning!”

\n

He was the first famous guest star on the hit show “F riends” and guest starred on “Seinfeld” the same week. In 2005 he guest st arred three times on the hit show “Las Vegas” in a recurring role. In 2006 \, he was offered (and accepted) a recurring role on the hit show “Two and a Half Men”\, playing Charlie Sheen’s nemesis\, Archie Baldwin.

\n

T wo years ago\, he pursued his dream of becoming a stand-up comedian. He is one of few performers to start as an actor and then become a stand up and is now successfully headlining in nightclubs\, theatres\, and casinos acr oss the country (a BIG THANK YOU TO DANA CARVEY!!!!)

\n

“I’ve had a g reat career. I’ve been very fortunate and I would be remiss not to give cr edit to my great teachers\, Ashley Carr\, Robert Cohen\, Stuart Duckworth\ , Bill Needles\, Tony Barr\, Warren Robertson\, Randy Bennett\, and Phylis s Katz.”

\n

In 2006 he will appear in four feature films: Mel Brook’s “The Producers: The Musical”\, Adam Sandler’s “The Benchwarmers”\, Richar d Kelly’s “Southland Tales” and Amy Heckerling’s “I Could Be Your Woman” ( where he plays Michelle Pfeiffer’s ex-husband… and Jon left her\, just so you know!)

\n

 

\n

Presented by:

\n

Stifel Logo_K

\n

Co ncert is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Invitation is n on-transferable and only offered for one show. Valid ID required. Must be 21 years or older. See players club for details. Void for persons ineligib le to game or who are excluded from Lumière Place Casino for any reason. G ambling problem? Call 1-888-BETSOFF. ©2015 Tropicana St. Louis\, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Casino\,Comedy Show\,Jon\,Jon Lovitz\,Live Stand Up S how\,Lovitz\,Lumiere\,Lumiere Casino\,SNL\,standup\,standup comedy X-COST:$25 • $30 • $35 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.ticketmaster.com/Lumiere-Place-tickets-St-Louis/ve nue/50326 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3287@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Stand Up CONTACT: DESCRIPTION:Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati\, Ohio. His television credits include Conan\, Happy Endings\, The Late Late Show\, C omedy Central Presents:Tom Segura\, Mash Up and his One Hour stand up spec ial Completely Normal on Netflix. Segura also co-wrote and starred in the s hort series\, Cutman\, which aired on Comedy Central. When he’s not tourin g clubs\, Tom continues to perform at the top comedy festivals in the worl d\, including Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival\, The Melbourne I nternational Comedy Festival\, The Comedy Festival – Las Vegas\, The South Beach Comedy Festival\, and The Hong Kong Comedy Festival. Tom also regul arly appears on radio shows like Ron and Fez and some of the most download ed podcasts in the world of comedy such as The Joe Rogan Experience and WT F with Marc Maron among others. Additionally\, his noted podcast\, Your Mo m’s House\, which he co-hosts with his wife\, comedian Christina Pazsitzky \, was a finalist for Best Comedy Podcast at the Stitcher Awards and profile d by VICE. Tom recently released his third hour-long stand up album\, whic h sat atop the iTunes and Billboard Comedy charts for consecutive weeks. T om’s first two albums Thrilled and White Girls with Cornrows also debuted a t number 1 and continue to play heavily on satellite radio and streaming m usic platforms. When Tom isn’t performing on stage or recording a podcast\ , he’s watching College Football or waiting for College Football to come b ack. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150919T034300 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150919T041300 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Tom Segura URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/tom-segura/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

tom-seguraTom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati\, Ohio. His t elevision credits include Conan\, Happy Endings\, The Late Late Show\, Com edy Central Presents:Tom Segura\, Mash Up and his One Hour stand up specia l Completely Normal on Netflix. Segura also co-wrote and starred in the sho rt series\, Cutman\, which aired on Comedy Central. When he’s not touring clubs\, Tom continues to perform at the top comedy festivals in the world\ , including Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival\, The Melbourne Int ernational Comedy Festival\, The Comedy Festival – Las Vegas\, The South B each Comedy Festival\, and The Hong Kong Comedy Festival. Tom also regular ly appears on radio shows like Ron and Fez and some of the most downloaded podcasts in the world of comedy such as The Joe Rogan Experience and WTF with Marc Maron among others. Additionally\, his noted podcast\, Your Mom’ s House\, which he co-hosts with his wife\, comedian Christina Pazsitzky\, was a finalist for Best Comedy Podcast at the Stitcher Awards and profiled by VICE. Tom recently released his third hour-long stand up album\, which sat atop the iTunes and Billboard Comedy charts for consecutive weeks. Tom ’s first two albums Thrilled and White Girls with Cornrows also debuted at number 1 and continue to play heavily on satellite radio and streaming mus ic platforms. When Tom isn’t performing on stage or recording a podcast\, he’s watching College Football or waiting for College Football to come bac k.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:comedy\,live comedy\,Live Show\,live stand up\,live s tand up comedy\,Manchester\,Ready Room\,Segura\,The Ready Room\,Tom\,Tom S egura X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-3289@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Out of the Box\,Stand Up CONTACT:http://www.thereadyroom.com DESCRIPTION:Once again\, The Daily Show’s John Hodgman is crawling out of y our television to stand on stage and tell you jokes and stories.\nIn his l atest one-human show\, VACATIONLAND\, John Hodgman will discuss these topi cs:\n-his home commonwealth of MASSACHUSETTS\, the birthplace of rage\n-hi s exile to the state of MAINE\, home to the world’s most painful beaches\n -the laws regarding the dumping of household garbage in various rural town s\n-how the people of various rural towns are probably planning to sacrifi ce you to their god\n-the evolutionary purpose of the weird dad mustache\n -how to decide which small animals you should love as members of your fami ly and which you should kill with traps and poison\n-other things he might think about that very morning–who knows?\n-and how to tolerate the other great ambiguities of life\, such as your death\, garbage dumping (see abov e)\, and city busses\, which\, let’s face it\, can pretty much end up goin g ANYWHERE if the driver goes crazy or just has a soul full of mischief. I t’s terrifying.\nJohn Hodgman is the longtime Resident Expert on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the host of the popular Judge John Hodgman Podc ast. He has also appeared on Conan\, The Late Late Show\, @midnight\, and This American Life. The Village Voice named his show RAGNAROK one of the t op ten stand up specials of 2013. He has performed comedy for the Presiden t of the United States and George RR Martin\, discussed love and alien abd uction at the TED conference\, and now he wants to talk to you. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20150923T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20150923T203000 GEO:+38.62768;-90.253995 LOCATION:The Ready Room @ 4195 Manchester Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63110\, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:John Hodgman: Vacationland URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/john-hodgman-vacationland/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

john-hodgmanOnce again\, The Daily Show’s John Hodgman is c rawling out of your television to stand on stage and tell you jokes and st ories.

\n

In his latest one-human show\, VACATIONLAND\, John Hodgman will discuss these topics:

\n

-his home commonwealth of MASSACHUSETTS \, the birthplace of rage

\n

-his exile to the state of MAINE\, home to the world’s most painful beaches

\n

-the laws regarding the dumpin g of household garbage in various rural towns

\n

-how the people of v arious rural towns are probably planning to sacrifice you to their god

\n

-the evolutionary purpose of the weird dad mustache

\n

-how to d ecide which small animals you should love as members of your family and wh ich you should kill with traps and poison

\n

-other things he might t hink about that very morning–who knows?

\n

-and how to tolerate the o ther great ambiguities of life\, such as your death\, garbage dumping (see above)\, and city busses\, which\, let’s face it\, can pretty much end up going ANYWHERE if the driver goes crazy or just has a soul full of mischi ef. It’s terrifying.

\n

John Hodgman is the longtime Resident Expert on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the host of the popular Judge John Hodgman Podcast. He has also appeared on Conan\, The Late Late Show\, @mid night\, and This American Life. The Village Voice named his show RAGNAROK one of the top ten stand up specials of 2013. He has performed comedy for the President of the United States and George RR Martin\, discussed love a nd alien abduction at the TED conference\, and now he wants to talk to you .

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Alien Abduction\,Dad Mustache\,Dumping in Rural Towns \,Hodgman\,John\,John Hodgman\,live comedy\,Ready Room\,The Ready Room\,Va cationland X-COST:$25 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.thereadyroom.com/event/883827-john-hodgman-vacatio nland-st-louis/ X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-2903@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Stand Up CONTACT:The Ready Room\; http://www.thereadyroom.com/ DESCRIPTION:Doors 7:30 / Show 8:30\nActress and comedian Janeane Garofalo h as been an Americaninstitution since she burst on the scene in 1992.\nJane ane has had many memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as “The Truth About Cats and Dogs\,” “Wet Hot American Summer\,” “Ratatouill e\,” “Steal This Movie\,” “Reality Bites\,” “Romy and Michelle’s High Scho ol Reunion\,” “Mystery Men\,” “The Ten” and “The Cable Guy”. Janeane also co-authored the best seller “Feel This Book\,” with Ben Stiller.\nJaneane was a cast member of the Emmy Award-winning Ben Stiller Show and played th e role of Paula\, the acerbic talent booker\, on “The Larry Sanders Show\, ” for which she received an Emmy nomination. During the fall of ’94 she jo ined the cast of “Saturday Night Live.” Some of Janeane’s other television work includes two specials for HBO\, FOX’s “24\,” “Mad About You\,” and t he final season of NBC’s “The West Wing\,” where she played Democratic cam paign strategist Louise Thornton.\nIn addition to acting in film and telev ision\, Janeane is anoutspoken activist\, spoken word performer and stand- up comedy entertainer known and respected around the world. She was instru mental in the successful launching of the first liberal radio network\, Ai r America Radio\, where she hosted her own talk show\, “The Majority Repor t.” A lightning rod for\ncontroversy\, Janeane’s well informed opinions an d unflinching honesty have inspired laughs\, as well as striking a chord w ith the left\, right and everyone in between. DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20151024T203000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20151024T210000 GEO:+38.627408;-90.253955 LOCATION:The Ready Room @ 4195 Manchester Avenue\, Saint Louis\, MO 63110\, USA SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Janeane Garofalo URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/janeane-garofalo/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

J
 aneane Garofalo

\n

Doors 7:30 / Sho w 8:30

\n

Actress and comedian Janeane Garofalo has been an Americani nstitution since she burst on the scene in 1992.

\n

Janeane has had m any memorable and critically acclaimed roles in films such as “The Truth A bout Cats and Dogs\,” “Wet Hot American Summer\,” “Ratatouille\,” “Steal T his Movie\,” “Reality Bites\,” “Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion\,” “Mystery Men\,” “The Ten” and “The Cable Guy”. Janeane also co-authored t he best seller “Feel This Book\,” with Ben Stiller.

\n

Janeane was a cast member of the Emmy Award-winning Ben Stiller Show and played the role of Paula\, the acerbic talent booker\, on “The Larry Sanders Show\,” for which she received an Emmy nomination. During the fall of ’94 she joined t he cast of “Saturday Night Live.” Some of Janeane’s other television work includes two specials for HBO\, FOX’s “24\,” “Mad About You\,” and the fin al season of NBC’s “The West Wing\,” where she played Democratic campaign strategist Louise Thornton.

\n

In addition to acting in film and tele vision\, Janeane is anoutspoken activist\, spoken word performer and stand -up comedy entertainer known and respected around the world. She was instr umental in the successful launching of the first liberal radio network\, A ir America Radio\, where she hosted her own talk show\, “The Majority Repo rt.” A lightning rod for
\ncontroversy\, Janeane’s well informed opin ions and unflinching honesty have inspired laughs\, as well as striking a chord with the left\, right and everyone in between.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Garofolo\,Janeane Garofolo\,live comedy\,Ready Room\, stand up comedy\,standup comedy\,The Ready Room X-COST:$25 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.thereadyroom.com/event/817301-janeane-garofalo-st- louis/ X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT UID:ai1ec-2650@comedyinthelou.com DTSTAMP:20150812T021424Z CATEGORIES;LANGUAGE=en-US:Out of the Box\,Stand Up CONTACT:314.533.9900 \; http://www.sheldonconcerthall.org/ DESCRIPTION:A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS\nThursday\, December 03\, 2015 @ 8:00 P M\n\n\nJohn Waters (Pink Flamingos\, Hairspray\, A Dirty Shame) will perfo rm an unforgettable night of holiday mischief with his critically acclaime d one man show\, A John Waters Christmas\, on December 3rd at The Sheldon. Waters pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor\, eff ectively “putting the X in Xmas\,” developing a show for the open minded a nd slightly left-of-center audience.\nThe cult classic\, Baltimore-born fi lmmaker began his Hollywood success with now Broadway classic\, Hairspray\ , in 1988. Claiming his playful nicknames “Pope of Trash” and “Prince of P uke\,” he maintains his image through his filmmaking and his personal pres entation. Regarded as a shocking entertainer\, John Waters carefully choos es his material and exploits it through a dirty lens. “It’s my obsession w ith Christmas: what I want for Christmas\, what you should want\, how to h andle every holiday disaster\,” Waters says. His rapid-fire monologue expl ores and explodes the traditional holiday rituals and traditions as he sha res his religious fanaticism for Santa Claus\, and an unhealthy love of re al life holiday horror stories. Delving into his passion for lunatic explo itation Christmas movies and the unhealthy urge to remake all his own film s into seasonal children’s classics\, “The Pope of Trash” will give you aJ oyeux Noel like no other.\nShow contains adult themes and is not recommend ed for minors.\n \nTICKET PRICES\n$105 gold circle\n$45 orchestra\n$35 bal cony\nGOLD CIRCLE tickets include a post-show meet and greet with John Wat ers\, where he will conduct a Q&A and be available for a photo and signing . DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20151203T200000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20151203T203000 LOCATION:3648 Washington Boulevard\, Saint Louis\, MO 63108 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS URL:http://comedyinthelou.com/event/a-john-waters-christmas/ X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\\n\\n\\n\\n\\n

John-Waters-ChristmasA JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS

\n

Thur sday\, December 03\, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
\n

\n
\n

John Waters (Pink Flamingos\, Hairspray\, A Dirty Shame) will per form an unforgettable night of holiday mischief with his critically acclai med one man show\, A John Waters Christmas\, on December 3rd at T he Sheldon. Waters pokes fun at the holiday season with adult-appropriate humor\, effectively “putting the X in Xmas\,” developing a show for the op en minded and slightly left-of-center audience.

\n

The cult classic\, Baltimore-born filmmaker began his Hollywood success with now Broadway cl assic\, Hairspray\, in 1988. Claiming his playful nicknames “Pope o f Trash” and “Prince of Puke\,” he maintains his image through his filmmak ing and his personal presentation. Regarded as a shocking entertainer\, Jo hn Waters carefully chooses his material and exploits it through a dirty l ens. “It’s my obsession with Christmas: what I want for Christmas\, what y ou should want\, how to handle every holiday disaster\,” Waters says. His rapid-fire monologue explores and explodes the traditional holiday rituals and traditions as he shares his religious fanaticism for Santa Claus\, an d an unhealthy love of real life holiday horror stories. Delving into his passion for lunatic exploitation Christmas movies and the unhealthy urge t o remake all his own films into seasonal children’s classics\, “The Pope o f Trash” will give you aJoyeux Noel like no other.

\n

Show contains adult themes and is not recommended for minors.

\n

 \n

TICKET PRICES

\n

$105 gold circle
\n$45 orchestra
\n$35 balcony

\n

GOLD CIRCLE tickets include a post-show meet and gre et with John Waters\, where he will conduct a Q&A and be available for a p hoto and signing.

\n X-TAGS;LANGUAGE=en-US:Christmas\,Christmas Variety\,comedy\,Holiday\,John\, John Waters\,John Waters Christmas\,Sheldon Concert Hall\,stand up\,stand up comedy\,The Sheldon\,Variety\,Waters X-COST:$35 / $45 / $105 X-TICKETS-URL:http://www.sheldonconcerthall.org/concert-detail.php?id=207 X-INSTANT-EVENT:1 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR