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Best Upcoming Comedy Shows In DFW

February 17, 2014 3:00 PM

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To experience life to the fullest, one must be able to laugh at life’s little foibles. Comedians remind us to celebrate our idiosyncrasies because many times, those are the things that keep us strong. Check out this list of some great comedy shows coming soon to DFW.

Jamming Jay Lamont
The Black Academy of Arts Letters
Clarence Muse Café Theatre
1309 Canton St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 743-2400
www.tbaal.org

Date: Feb. 21-22, 2014 at 9 p.m.

Known for clean comedy and impersonations of Barak Obama and James Brown, Jamming Jay Lamont has been performing for almost 20 years on television and on stage. Come out to see him live at the Clarence Muse Cafe Theatre for a night full of laughs and good company.

Lisa Landry
Hyena’s Comedy Night Club in Fort Worth
425 Commerce St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-5233
www.hyenascomedynightclub.com/fort-worth.html

Date: Feb. 21-22, 2014

Lisa Landry, born in Louisiana, grew out of New York City’s comedy circuit and is a powerful comedic force. She has starred in her own television special from Comedy Central and is a regular performer across the country. She was voted third out of 100 comedians in Comedy Central’s “Standup Showdown.”

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group
Charles W. Eisemann Center
2351 Performance Drive
Richardson, TX 75082
(972) 744-4650
www.eisemanncenter.com

Date: March 1, 2014 at 8 p.m.

Stars of the hit television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have formed Two Man Group to present an evening of improvisational comedy. Mochrie and Sherwood will create original scenes using contributions from the audience. The audience might be asked to participate in a few scenes. This witty, off-the-cuff, spontaneously created comedy is suitable for adults.

Related: Best Local Comics In DFW

Jim Jefferies Day Streaming Tour
Majestic Theatre
1925 Elm St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 670-3687
www.jimjefferies.ning.com/events

Date: March 8, 2014 at 8 p.m.

As part of his 31-city tour, Jim Jefferies performs Day Streaming, a comedy routine at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas. Australian-born Jefferies has been performing in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Europe and the UK. He has regularly appeared internationally on television and stars on FXX in “Legit,” an edgy original comedy where he plays himself and realizes there is more to his life than the crazy life of stand-up comedy. The one-night-only performance is for adult audiences.

April Macie
Hyena’s Comedy Night Club
5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 823-5233
www.hyenascomedynightclub.com/dallas.html

Date: March 13-15, 2014

April Macie’s style of overtly sexual humor is a refreshing voice for women. She breaks down double standards in the war between the sexes. Her gathering of experiences and sharing them in a comedic way is one of the hallmarks of Macie’s style. This sweet girl next door has a devilishly funny way about her that can leave you doubled over in laughter. This show is for mature audiences.

Related: Best College Productions To See This Year In DFW 

Robin D. Everson is a native Chicagoan who resides in Dallas, Texas. Her appreciation for art, food, wine, people and places has helped her become a well-respected journalist. A life-long lover of education, Robin seeks to learn and
enlighten others about culture. You can find her work at Examiner.com 

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