Adam Carolla Tapes Podcast, Celebrates Release of New Book at Carolines

May, 14 2014 0 Comments Posted by admin

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Radio and television host, comedian, actor and best-selling author Adam Carolla brought his Guinness World Record holding podcast, “The Adam Carolla Show,” back to Carolines on Broadway on May 13 to celebrate the release of his new book, “President Me:  The America That’s in My Head.”  Fellow comedian Dave Attell served as special guest moderator for the live taping in front of a standing-room-only crowd.   After the podcast, Carolla, who currently hosts “Catch a Contractor” on Spike TV, did a meet-and-greet and book signing with his fans.  In addition to “President Me,” Carolla has also authored the best-selling books “Not Taco Bell Material” and “In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks.”

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Laughter for a Good Cause

May, 13 2014 0 Comments Posted by admin

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On May 12, Carolines on Broadway hosted the 13th annual “Stand Up for Madeline and OCRF,” a benefit for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) that pays tribute to the late, great Madeline Kahn.    To date,  the event has raised more than $1 million in support of the OCRF’s efforts. 

The event included a silent and live auction and a comedy show featuring some of the country’s most talented comedians.  Michelle Buteau, Jim Gaffigan (pictured), Nikki Glaser, Robert Klein, Hari Kondabolu, Joe Machi and Mike Vecchione all donated their time and considerable talents to be a part of the event.

The OCRF is the oldest and largest charity in the United States funding ovarian cancer research.  The OCRF’s mission is to fund scientific research that leads to more effective identification, treatment, and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer, as well as related educational and support initiatives.

 

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Opie & Anthony Celebrate 20 Years in Radio

April, 21 2014 0 Comments Posted by admin

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Sirius XM radio hosts Gregg “Opie” Hughes and Anthony Cumia marked their 20 years in radio together with a live broadcast of the sat caster’s “Unmasked” show, hosted by Ron Bennington, from the Carolines Showroom on April 17.    The duo, along with their co-host, comedian Jim Norton, shared stories from their illustrious — and […]

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New York Comedy Festival 2012 Dates Announced!

May, 23 2012 0 Comments Posted by admin

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The dates for the 2012 New York Comedy Festival have been announced! The festival will take place from November 7 – 11 at venues like the Beacon Theater, Carnegie Hall and Town Hall. Tickets and a full schedule will be available in August. For more info, check out this write up in Variety:  http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118054499

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WQXR Choses Finalists For “Classical Comedy” Contest

October, 26 2011 0 Comments Posted by admin

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WQXR has chosen nine finalists for their Classical Comedy Contest, scheduled to take place at Carolines on Broadway as part of the New York Comedy Festival on November 8th. To see who the finalists are, click here! Tickets are on sale for the finals now so be sure to pick them up now! The Classical […]

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WQXR Classical Comedy Contest

August, 29 2011 0 Comments Posted by admin

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Are you a classical musician with a funny side? Are you a comedian with a classical music side? WQXR and Carolines On Broadway have joined forces to create a one-of-a-kind talent contest. You have a chance to play Broadway as part of the New York Comedy Festival!  CLICK THE PICTURE ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS!!!

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