What if the history of America was written by comedians? The Second City looks back at the Founding Fathers, the Industrial Revolution, and the individuals and movements that have defined the way America sees itself. And some of it will even be true.
The opening night of the Kennedy Center's District of Comedy Festival features a celebration of the entertainment icon and trailblazer hosted by her daughter--TV host, producer, and New York Times best-selling author Melissa Rivers.
Leading names in politics, broadcasting, comedy, and entertainment come together to roast the "Ragin' Cajun," including Paul Begala, Tucker Carlson, Mary Matalin, Jim Norton, Jeff Ross, Luke Russert, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.
Raised in Hyattsville, Maryland, Jermaine Fowler began performing stand-up in 2006 while still in high school, and has since toured nationally. He joins Natalie McGill, Andy Kline, and Tim Miller for a one-night stand-up showcase.
Jay Pharoah is best known for his wide array of uncanny celebrity impressions, including President Barack Obama, Ben Carson, Denzel Washington, Stephen A. Smith, and Kanye West, as well as for his recurring character of school principal Daniel Frye.
The intersection of comedy stardom and rock 'n' roll dreams, The Goddamn Comedy Jam features comedians performing a stand-up sets and short stories, followed by a song of their choosing with accompaniment by a live band.
Robert Post's one-man variety show serves up a delightful entertainment feast. Hilarious, poignant, and physically dazzling, his meticulously crafted sketches fill the stage with bumblers, dreamers, and cartoonish heroes of every stripe.