Comedian Tommy Pope (2012 Just For Laughs Festival, 2011 Philly’s Phunniest Person) can be seen is this clip from last night’s episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon applauding comedy legend Steve Martin during his entrance to the show. Look for his handsome face around the :45 second mark of the video.
The South Jersey Comedy Festival will be a two day comedy extravaganza featuring over of stand-up comedians and improv comedy troupes from August 16th-17th 2013. Since South Jersey is within a small radius of several metropolitan areas, it is an ideal location to celebrate these forms of live comedy. Each day of the festival will celebrate a different form of live comedy; at the end of each night, we will crown a new winning comedian or improv troupe, which will win the title of “Best Stand-up Comedian/Improv Troupe,” and a CASH PRIZE! Every performer/troupe will be judged silently. The festival will take place at Harper’s Pub in Clementon, NJ ,in the heart of South Jersey.
More information and submission forms for the South Jersey Comedy Festival can be found online.
The headline pretty much sums it up. Tomorrow at the Rogues Gallery Open Mic (11 South 21st St.; signups at 7:00pm; mic at 7:30pm) the hosts will be giving away two tickets to next Tuesday’s Four Headliners For a Cause show at Helium Comedy Club. The show is organized and hosted by comedian Chris Cotton to help raise money for the Raven Lounge MS Bike Team and MS Research.
More on the show from Helium Comedy Club’s website:
Four of the funniest comedians around lend their talents to a city wide fundraiser for Multiple Sclerosis for six weeks, ending with this May 14th performance. Comedians Talent Harris (Def Jam, Host of Apollo), Mike Vecchione (Tonight Show), Greer Barnes (Chappelle Show, Comedy Central), Jermaine Fowler (MTV 2’s Guy Code) and host Chris Cotton (Eric Andre Live Show) will share the stage, using their voices to fight for those afflicted with MS.
Take advantage of this opportunity to see five outstanding comedians for the price of one while supporting a worthy cause! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Raven Lounge Bike MS team and the National MS Society. For more details on the show or how to donate, please visit the following links:
Helium Comedy Club – 8:00pm (online signups) at Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St., Philadelphia
The Headhouse Cafe – 8:00pm (signups at 7:30) at The Headhouse Cafe, 122 Lombard St., Philadelphia
No.2 (#2)(Number 2) – 8:00pm (signups at 7:30) at St. Stephen’s Green, 1701 Green St., Philadelphia
LawnBoys Comedy – 8:00pm (signups at 7:00) at Puck, 1 Printers Alley Doylestown, PA
The M Room – 9:00pm (signups at 8:30) at The M Room, 15 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia
If you run a Philadelphia-area comedy show or open mic let us know so we can share it on our calendar and in our daily show round-ups by sending us the information from our submit a show page to firstname.lastname@example.org.