Comedy

Oct. 18 was not Beth Stelling’s first time performing in a church, she told her audience of over 75 students sitting in the pews of the Glenn Memorial Church. If you’ve seen Stelling’s Netflix special in “The Standups” or have ...

It’s that time of year again. The air is crisper. The leaves are falling. November is closing in on us. Next month, thousands of Americans will travel home and feast on a dinner filled with roast turkey, mouth-watering mashed potatoes ...

Simply put, Paul Feig’s “A Simple Favor” aims too high and falls short, as the film attempts to combine two genres that rarely succeed even by themselves: comedy and thriller. Based on the Darcey Bell’s novel, Feig’s mystery thriller stars ...

After the grim, jaw-dropping ending of May’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” it was only appropriate for Marvel’s next installment to be a small-scale, lighthearted romp where giant ants play drums and Paul Rudd frolics around to the Partridge Family’s “Come On ...

The Kirkpatrick brothers’ uproarious, adrenaline-infused “Something Rotten!” follows in the footsteps of “South Park” collaborators Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s Broadway juggernaut, “The Book of Mormon” by employing the same critically acclaimed director and choreographer, Casey Nicholaw, to develop another ...

The turbulent 2016 presidential election and its effects have provided comedians a wealth of inspiration for material. Judah Friedlander, best known for playing Frank Rossitano on the popular NBC sitcom “30 Rock,” drew mostly from political issues for his comedy ...

The cultural plane is increasingly more receptive to discourse surrounding race, and “Blindspotting” is one product of this new shift. Longtime friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote this complex tale that conveys society’s inability to see a complete picture ...

Whether you’re cringing at John Cena stuffing his daughter’s thong into his mouth or laughing at him throwing her date into a wall, there is not a moment in “Blockers” when you won’t have a smile on your face. “Blockers” ...

At karaoke night, a supportive group of friends can pretend to love your mediocre cover of George Ezra’s “Budapest” because they aren’t comparing you to a professional. In the field of comedy, though, the expectations are a lot higher. Even ...