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Musical Comedy

How 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Uses Empathy To Make Better Comedy

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts

The world of comedy can seem like a gladiatorial arena, where jokes are wielded like weapons, insults are the stuff of casual conversation, and only t...

Laugh On

Battersby Duo | Posted 11.01.2016 | Arts
Battersby Duo

I was raised with laughter. My parents' house was always filled with comedians, dancers, actors and writers. My Mother was a ballerina, and danced wit...

A Very Culkin Stolen Moment Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 07.15.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


No, You're Not Seeing Double. There Are TWO Of Him

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.08.2014 | Comedy

Honestly, why has it taken this long for someone to make Ray Romano sing classic hit songs? Luckily, Pete Holmes has not only the chops to do a spo...

Stage Door: And Away We Go, The Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

To paraphrase Shakespeare: "The set's the thing." That sums up the Pearl Theatre's final production this season, And Away We Go, in which audiences are taken on a quick ride through the theatrical canon.

Every Musical Genre In ONE Song

Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy

Listening to more than one song is for chumps. This one song has something for everyone. Andrew Huang and Dave Brown perform a song with 26 genres ...

An Ode To Narcissistic Musicians

Posted 06.24.2013 | Comedy

Barely Political and The Key Of Awesome made a music video parody to pay homage to all the YouTube Musicians who love reminding everyone they can play...

Stolen Moment Of The Week: Jessica Delfino at Santos Party House

Mindy Tucker | Posted 08.03.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


Yo Mama's So WHAT?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Comedy

Yo mama's so... She's actually really nice and a really good mom, yo. Comedic duo Rhett and Link throw down in an epic battle of yo mama jokes in the ...

Craig Robinson Gets Real Sexy

Posted 05.02.2013 | Comedy

Craig Robinson has gotten sexy before. And now he's getting sexy again. This time with a song about how to show love to a lady. And there's no reason ...

An Emotional Cover Of 'Who Let The Dogs Out'

Posted 05.01.2013 | Comedy

Not knowing exactly who let the dogs out can lead to a lot of deep emotions. Comedian Matt Mulholland brings a deeper side to this 2000 pop hit in...

'Fiorello!' Succeeds: Will It Move To Broadway?

David Finkle | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There may be two outstanding reasons why in 1960 Fiorello! was only the third musical to nab the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Both reasons are craftily on display in the sparkling Encores! revival at City Center.

WATCH: Every Comedy Catchphrase In One Song

Posted 09.25.2012 | Comedy

Warning, some NSFW language. Myq Kaplan and Micah Sherman's musical comedy album, "Please Be Seated," comes out today, and if you ever wanted to he...

First Annual New York Funny Songs Fest!

Barbara Holm | Posted 07.14.2012 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

June 7-11 marks the first annual New York Funny Songs Fest: a musical comedy festival in the lower eastside of New York City. My ukulele and I can't wait to go!

WATCH: Garfunkel And Oates Get Animated

Posted 04.12.2012 | Comedy

Garfunkel and Oates, the musical comedy duo composed of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, has released a video for their song "My Apartment's Very Clean...

2.7 "Mushy Wushy" Melody Set Me Free (2012)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Episode 2.7 "Mushy Wushy" Melody Set Me Free (2012) James Franco on WhoSay...

WATCH: The Best Rap Song About Petty Crimes Ever

Posted 03.16.2012 | Comedy

Living in New York City is expensive; to make it you have to cut some corners from time to time. This is the song about cutting those corners. M...

WATCH: 'Sluts' Respond To Rush Limbaugh

Posted 03.08.2012 | Comedy

New York-based musical comedy duo Reformed Whores have always had a lot to say about what it means to be a modern woman. So in the wake of Rush Lim...

First Nighter: Musical Carrie Flickers But Doesn't Flame

David Finkle | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Movie-goers haunted by the horror flick's final image will likely be waiting for it and dismayed when they don't get it. As they leave the theater, they'll realized they've had to settle for a not terrible but no more than mediocre version of Stephen King's prom-night nightmare inducer.

First Nighter: NBC's Smash Is No Such Thing, Leading-Lady Katharine McPhee Is

David Finkle | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

She's landed a role in Smash, which is about -- if you haven't seen the boob-tube promos plugging its Feb. 6 kick-off the day after the Super Bowl XLVI kick-off -- a group of B'way vets and newbies readying a tuner based on Marilyn Monroe's life.

Lysistrata Jones at the Walter Kerr Proves That Aristophanes Still Rocks!

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Expect that you will be so carried away that your gloves will fall out of your pockets, your hat will end up between the seats, and of all things, my theater friend ended up with the shoe of a woman in the row behind us.

WATCH: Garfunkel & Oates Sing 'David Wain Is Sexy'

Posted 12.07.2011 | Comedy

Musical comedy duo Garfunkel & Oates plus David Wain equals the sexiest song ever, right? Well, no, but it is quirky, charming and inappropriate, ...

Lucas Kavner

The Biggest Comedian You've Never Heard Of | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The self-described "part troll" and musical comedian Bill Bailey has sold out arenas, graced the airwaves of basically every major television show in ...

WATCH: 'Weird Al's 'Alpocalypse' Tour Coming To Your TV!

Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy

Comedy Central has announced that it's teaming up with "Weird Al" Yankovic to present his first televised concert special in a decade. Filmed during t...

Lucas Kavner

EXCLUSIVE: Reggie Watts On The Origins Of His Unique Act | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

People tend to remember the first time they see Reggie Watts perform. His onstage persona is so uniquely his, so off-putting and hilarious and differe...