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2019 Season

Venues have begun announcing their summer 2019 schedules, and it’s looking to be a great summer for comedy in Provincetown. Check back for more updates. 

2019 Comedy Schedule

May 2019


What: IMPROVincetown is Provincetown’s newest comedy ensemble! The team features some of Ptown’s best comedians and performers from Boston’s most popular mainstage casts. No two shows are alike because every word, song, dance, and fart joke are made up on the spot! Plus, you can get in on the fun! The cast of IMPROVincetown is:Kristen Becker, Sarah Bell, Justin O’connor, Katie Pentedemos, Eric Scholl, Ari Stern & Holly Tarnower

When: Sat, 5/18, 7 pm; Sat, 6/8, 6 pm

Where: Pilgrim House Provincetown, 336 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $20   | Buy Tickets

IMPROVincetown Provincetown
Photo Credit: IMPROVincetown

Summer Runs

Pam Ann, Buckle Up Bitches

Who: Pam Ann brings her new show, Buckle Up Bitches for a summer run in Provincetown.

Pam’s barbed wit has seen her fly many a risky route and negotiate even the most politically incorrect flight path with her blisteringly funny take on the world of airlines and aircrew. Nothing is out of reach of her pristine white gloves, strutting up the aisle with a trolley full of beautifully unpredictable, acerbic airline satire.

When: Wednesdays – Sundays, beginning Wed, 6/26 through Wed, 7/24 at 8:45 pm

Where: Paramount, Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St.

Cost: $38.50 – $58.50 | Buy Tickets

Pam Ann Provincetown

Judy Gold

Who: Judy Gold, the Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, is back in Provincetown this summer with her uniquely cutting New York comedic view on life. 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. Read more about Judy at Judy

When: Thu & Fri, June 27 – August 30. Showtimes: Thu, 9:30 pm; Fri, 7:30 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $30.00 – $40.00 | Buy Tickets


Judy Gold

July 2019

Lisa Lampanelli, Fat Chance

Who: “Fat Chance” showcases the former insult comic at her new best. From her humorous storytelling to her lively Q&A with audience members, the no-holds-barred entertainer is truthful, vulnerable, and, most importantly, as hilarious as ever.

From her food obsession to her physical transformation with the help of bariatric surgery more than six years ago, to her compulsion to date the “junk food of men,” Lisa — with the help of former “Daily Show” regular and gay icon, Frank DeCaro — will tell all in a way you’ve never seen before.

When:  Mon, 7/1 & Tue, 7/2 at 8 pm

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

Cost: $39 – $49 | Buy Tickets

Lisa Lampanelli Provincetown

Mark MacKillop: Body by Taco Bell

Who: Mark MacKillon, star of Anastasia, West Side Story and Dirty Dancing, performs his one-man show, Body by Taco Bell/Mark Mackillop-Life Coach, pulls back the curtain on the social media facade. With humor and song, MacKillon parodies social media influencers dispensing life advice. MacKillon shines a self-deprecating spotlight on our current obsession with likes and followers. Be sure to catch this limited engagement!

When: Tue, 7/2 – Thu, 7/4; Tue, 7/9 – Thu, 7/11. Various times

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

Cost: $29 | Buy Tickets to Body by Taco Bell

Photo Mark MacKillon for his show, Body by Taco Bell

Leslie Jordan: Exposed

Who: Don’t miss the chance to see Leslie Jordan’s new show, for two nights only at Crown & Anchor! In this one-man show, Exposed, Leslie recounts behind-the-scenes of his childhood and career! A master storyteller, Leslie Jordan spins a tale like nobody’s business! His performances are at times heart-warming, sometimes heart-wrenching, often revealing and always hysterical. An out & proud stage/TV/film performer who is outspoken & outrageous at the same time!

When: Mon, 7/8 & Tue, 7/9 at 8 pm.

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

Cost: $39 – $49 | Buy Tickets

Leslie Jordan Paramount Provincetown

Margaret Cho Live!

Who: Comedian Margaret Cho returns to Provincetown this summer. The acclaimed actress and comedienne brings her edgy humor and classic wit back to Town Hall for one show only.

When: Sat, 7/13/19 at 8 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: $55 – $125 | Buy Tickets

Margaret Cho Provincetown Town Hall Carnival Week

Neil Thornton

Who: Come see Neil Thornton, one of the original Bears of Comedy, for his solo show! One night only! Read more about this New Zealand-based comic.

When: Tues, 7/16, 8 pm

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

Cost: $28.50 | Buy Tickets

Neil Thornton Comedian Provincetown

Randy Rainbow Live!

Who: Randy Rainbow – comedian, actor, writer, host and Internet sensation – will perform at Provincetown Town Hall this summer! His political spoofs and musical parodies have garnered international acclaim and hundreds of millions of views.

When: Sat, 7/27 at 7 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: $49 – $101 | Buy Tickets

Randy Rainbow Provincetown


Sandra Bernhard

Who: She’s always three steps ahead of the crowd. She has to be. She’s Quick Sand. In these fast paced times a lady can’t stop moving, you never know what you might encounter next in this fun house world we’re living in. So Sandy takes control, this year she’s bringing you a mélange of musings, music and whimsy, “never boring j’adoring” is her motto. Covering the waterfront of the outrageous, quotidian, and glamorous. Sandy fully realizes her land and brings it to you in vivid color and sound. Take a break with Sandy and don’t get stuck in the mundane. Quick Sand.

When: Two Shows. Thur, 8/8 & Fri, 8/9 at 9 pm

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

Cost: $55; VIP, $85  | Buy Tickets

Sandra Bernhard Provincetown 400


Who: The comedy group Unitard returns to Provincetown to performs their new show, Badassy. The acclaimed comedy trio Unitard includes the combined talents of Mike Albo (former New York Times columnist and author of The Underminer ), Nora Burns (The Nellie Olesons), and David Ilku (Dueling Bankheads).

When: Thu, 8/9 at 9 pm & Fri, 8/10 at 7 pm

Where: The Art House, 214 Commercial Street | Directions

Cost: $30; VIP, $40 |  Buy Tickets

Unitard The Art House Provincetown

Last Year's Summer Comedy Shows

Julie Wheeler

Who: Comic and singer Julie Wheeler will be performing a summer run of her upcoming show at Crown & Anchor.  Curve 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.

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

Julie Wheeler Provincetown