Comedy, Provincetown 2017

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Provincetown Comedy Shows

Women’s Week brings a great line-up of great comedic talent!

Kristen Becker

Who: Becker’s wide-ranging comedy is rowdy, political, personal, intelligent and unrelentingly honest. A comedian who happens to also be an out lesbian, Becker consistently wins the hearts of audiences – straight and gay alike – with her unapologetic humor and understated southern charm. A childhood divided between the Rust Belt and the Deep South left her uniquely able to connect with a wide range of audiences.

Curve Magazine called her “hilarious” and “rebellious” when they named her one of America’s Top Ten Funniest Lesbians (she tied for 8th with the fabulous Lily Tomlin). She was a semi-finalist on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing. Toronto’s Xtra! recently lauded her “brash and personal humor.”

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10; 4 pm
  • Thu, 10/12; 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14; 4 pm

Maggie Cassella, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU

Who: Maggie Casella brings her new show, Gay Panic! #Queer #Culture #STFU, to the Post Office Cafe for a six-night run! Maggie’s show covers queer culture, stupid stories, and a smattering of current events that’ll make sure you remember where you came from while laughing when we’re so desperately need in laughter in these times.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Tue, 10/10 – Sun, 10/15 at 2:30 pm

More about Maggie’s New Show in Maggie’s Words

Holy s#$t. Everything sucks! They lied! It didn’t get better – it got worse! There’s an orange narcissist with his finger on the button! The Vice President is a closet case who believes in conversion therapy! They’re gonna reverse marriage equality. Uh Nazis?? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? So #STFU and enjoy some #queer #culture #comedy.

PS. No #GayPanicDefence allowed. PPS. #NSFW. PPPS. Put your hashtags down now! Guaranteed not to suck.


Kate Clinton: Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse!

What: Clinton’s new show, Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Zombie Apocalypse! is based the iconic knock-knock genre, which Clinton notes was huge during the depression and grew in popularity when FDR was elected. Clinton’s sharp political wit is sure to take aim at our current president and his administration.

Cost: $33.50Buy Tickets

All Dates & Times:

  • Sat, 10/7 & Sun, 10/8.  7 – 8 pm
  • Wed, 10/11, & Thu, 10/12. 7 – 8pm
  • Fri, 10/13.  Two shows: 3 pm & 7 pm
  • Sat, 10/14: 3 – 4 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


Fortune Feimster

Who: Fortune headlines the best comedy clubs across the country and was named to Variety’s list of Top 10 Comics To Watch.

She started as a performer and writer on Chelsea Lately, and has since appeared on TV in Idiotsitter, Mulaney, Glee, Two Broke Girls, Workaholics, Drunk History, @MidnightLast Comic Standing, and Conan. She also appeared in 2016’s movie Office Christmas Party. 

Recently, Fortune completed a role for the independent film F***Ing People and her own half hour special for Netflix. And Amblin Pictures acquired Bad Cop, Bad Cop a feature which she co-wrote and is attached to star. Currently, she’s a series regular as ‘Nurse Collette’ on The Mindy Project and has a recurring role on Life In Pieces.

When: Sat, 10/7 – Tues, 10/10 at 5:30 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Judy Gold, Kill Me Now

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is in Provincetown with her new show, Kill Me Now. In addition to her critically acclaimed Off-Broadway show, and her stand-up performances, Judy has also guest starred on numerous TV shows including Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, & 30 Rock. Currently, she can be seen on the Showtime series I’m Dying Up Here, and she has a recurring roles on TBS’s, Search Party.

Read more about Judy at Judy Gold.com.

When:

  • Mon, 10/9 & Tue, 10/10 at 8 pm
  • Thu, 10/12 & Fri, 10/13, at 7 pm

Where: Sage Inn & Lounge, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets


Julie Goldman, Tigger Happy

Who: Julie Goodman is armed with words, music and her irreverent and infectious humor. Goldman will provide some relief and perhaps even flame some fires in this Trigger Storm we find ourselves in every day!

Goodman and her creative partner Brandy Howard have been creating projects center on LGBT and female characters in comedy. Previous project include Logo’s Big Gay Sketch Show and Bravo’s The People’s Couch and Vanderpump Rules Aftershow. 

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 6 pm

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

 

 


Jennie McNulty

Who: Jennie McNulty headlines comedy clubs, colleges, Pride Festivals and events across the country. She produces two comedy/variety shows in the Los Angeles area and is host of Walking Funny With… . McNulty also frequently runs stand up writing workshops in an online web conferencing format. For more info, visit www.thejokedr.com.


Cher-ing, Jennie McNulty & Thirsty Burlington

Who: Mix one part Cher concert with one part Stand Up Comedy show and you get one fabulously funny evening of entertainment. Thirsty’s LIVE singing even made Cher say, “You do me better than I do me.” Throw in Jennie’s hysterical stand up and improv and stories of a lifetime of idolizing Cher and you have a one of a kind show.

When: Fri, 10/13 & Sat, 10/14; 7 pm

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $25.00 | Tickets


Drag-in, Amateur Drag King Contest



Suzanne Westenhoefer

Who: Westenhoefer has been performing her stereotype-shattering and brutally honest comedy for nearly 25 years, making her a trailblazing out comedienne. She tells the truth of life in her shows, and the truth is funny, especially when it’s reflected from Suzanne. She was the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman.

Cost: $25 | Buy Tickets

Where: Post Office Cabaret, 303 Commercial St. | Directions

All dates & times:

  • Sat, 10/7 – Sat, 10/14 at 8:30 pm
  • Sun, 10/15 at 4 pm

Karen Williams, My Life Matters!

Who: Comedienne Karen returns to the Crown for Women’s Week and you won’t want to miss her hilarious comedy, My Life Matters. Not to be missed show!

Karen Williams, the first openly lesbian black comic to include lesbian material in her act, has appeared in solo and ensemble comedy shows, both live and filmed. and has humor pieces published in multiple humor anthologies. Williams founded the HaHa Institute, providing workshops which use humor to encourage everyone’s potential for compassion, wisdom, and healing. Read more at the HaHa Institute.

Cost: $28.50 | Tickets

Where: Crown Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

When: Sat, 10/7 – Mon, 10/9 at 7:30 pm

Julie Wheeler

WhoCurve magazine calls her “..the total package…”.Wheeler’s show is a fast paced, positive look at today’s world with her music and stand up comedy. Julie can strap on her guitar or ukulele and break your heart with her big soulful voice, and then a moment later have you laughing at her quirky comedy.

Cost: $23.50 | Buy Tickets

Where: Cabaret at the Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

All Dates & Times: Thu, 10/12 – Sat, 10/14 at 2:30 pm.