ERA Coalition / Fund for Women’s Equality Celebrate A Night of Comedy with Jane Fonda at Carolines on Broadway

February, 8 2016 Posted by admin

While much of the country’s attention was focused on Super Bowl 50, all eyes in the comedy world were focused on Carolines on Broadway, where the ERA Coalition / Fund for Women’s Equality presented a Night of Comedy with by Jane Fonda.  Introduced by Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda served as host of the event, which featured performances by comedians Gina Brillon, Michelle Buteau, Wyatt Cenac, Judah Friedlander, Sarah Jones, Rosie O’Donnell and Sasheer Zamata.   Produced by Agunda Okeyo, the event supported the work of of the ERA Coaltion / Fund for Women’s Equality, which seeks to educate and promote the need for fundamental equality in the United States.

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20 and Funny: The Ms. Foundation Celebrates Its 20th Comedy Night at Carolines!

January, 20 2016 Posted by admin

Host Lea DeLaria and Judy Gold rocking out at “20 and Funny:  Ms. Foundation’s 20th Comedy Night at Carolines” on January 19. Photo Credit: Deborah Eynon Finley.

On Tuesday, January 19, the Ms. Foundation for Women’s Gloria Steinem and Teresa C. Younger partnered with Caroline Hirsch to present “20 and Funny:  Ms. Foundation’s 20th Comedy Night at Carolines.”  The event was hosted by “Orange Is the New Black” star Lea DeLaria, and also  featured performances by Sara Armour, Judy Gold, Aparna Nancherla, Yamaneika Saunders, Liza Treyger and Lizz Winstead.

The annual event serves to benefit and support the Ms. Foundation’s efforts to keep women’s rights intact, keep lawmakers in check and to secure the rights and opportunities for women across the country.

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The New Era Pinstripe Bowl

December, 23 2015 Posted by admin

Last night Carolines on Broadway hosted The New Era Pinstripe Bowl welcoming party featuring Broad City star Hannibal Buress and Carolines regular Randy Syphax. You can read Duke football’s write up of the show here.  Now in its sixth year, the Pinstripe Bowl is played annually at Yankees Stadium, currently with conferences tie-in’s to the […]

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“Cool Comedy — Hot Cuisine” show to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation

December, 15 2015 Posted by admin

On December 8, the 11th annual “Cool Comedy — Hot Cuisine” show to benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation took place at Carolines on Broadway.  Bob Saget took a night off from his hit Broadway show “Hand to God” to host the event and help raise awareness about scleroderma, a chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterized by […]

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New York’s Funniest Open Call

September, 18 2015 Posted by admin

Do you have what it takes to be “New York’s Funniest?” The search is on for New York’s funniest comedians and comedic performers! Launched in 2008 as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival, the “New York’s Funniest Stand Up” competition is open to any and all performers who think that have what it […]

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SiriusXM’S Sam Roberts Show Live

August, 21 2015 Posted by admin

To celebrate World Wrestling Entertainment’s SummerSlam event this Sunday at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, SiriusXM Radio’s Sam Roberts, host of the aptly named “Sam Roberts’ Show” took his gabfest out of the studio and into the “squared circle’” that is Carolines on Broadway’s showroom for a very special live remote broadcast with special guests […]

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