O Canada

How to Celebrate Canada Day in Sarasota

Kick off the long holiday weekend by celebrating Canada's 155 birthday on Friday.

06/30/2022 By Kim Doleatto

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Comedy Night Comes to Grove!

Enjoy an evening of great entertainment at LAUGHTER in LWR!

07/16/2021

Looking for a Laugh?

The Bahi Hut and McCurdy’s Have Started Hosting Live, Outdoor Stand-Up Comedy

Moonlight Comedy happens outside at the Bahi Hut's newly renovated outdoor seating area. McCurdy's outdoor shows start in April.

03/29/2021 By Isaac Eger

Comedy

Shane Mauss Brings Smart Comedy to Sarasota

The award-winning stand-up comic appears at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre Jan. 28, and brings along two local scientists.

01/23/2020 By Rachel Suwak

Rom-com

'The Great Love Debate' Comes to Sarasota

Prepare yourself for a live battle of the sexes hosted by McCurdy's next week.

10/15/2019 By Shelby Schwartz

Rad Lib

Comedy Pro Bob Dassie Heads to Florida Studio Theatre Improv Festival Next Month

Dassie will be performing with his renowned improv team, Quartet, at Florida Studio Theatre's 11th annual Improv Festival in July.

06/07/2019 By Olivia Letts

Stage Act

Actor Richard Henry Dies Onstage in Record-Breaking Numbers in Killer Comedy

The actor plays all members of the D’Ysquith family in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Florida Studio Theatre until Jan. 13.

01/09/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Funny Guy

Comedian Brian Regan Returns to the Van Wezel Next Month

"Laughter is powerful."

01/18/2018 By Megan McDonald

Baskets Case

Louie Anderson Will Perform at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre This Month

The stand-up veteran and co-star of Zach Galifianakis's Baskets on FX comes to McCurdy's June 17 and 18.

06/09/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Comic Stands

Talking To: Comedian Paula Poundstone

The comedian talks Trump, Robin Williams and falling into a vat of chocolate. She'll perform at the Van Wezel this Sunday.

04/11/2016 Edited by Hannah Wallace

Funny Guy

Comedian Brian Regan to Perform at Van Wezel Next Month

Brian Regan on how he writes a joke, his thoughts on Florida and the best heckle he's ever gotten.

03/11/2016 By Megan McDonald

Article

Sarasota Arts and Entertainment Guide

Your guide to Sarasota arts and entertainment.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Our Top 6 Events For November

Our top picks this month.

11/03/2015 By Kay Kipling

Article

A Day in the Life of Les McCurdy of McCurdy's Comedy Theatre

One day with Les McCurdy of McCurdy's Comedy Theatre and Humor Institute.

11/02/2015 By Pam Daniel

Article

Seventh Annual Sarasota Improv Festival Kicks Off Thursday Night

This year's Sarasota Improv Festival kicks off July 9, 2015, at Florida Studio Theatre.

07/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre Debuts New Downtown Location

Les and Pam McCurdy debut the new location of their popular comedy club.

06/10/2014 By Megan McDonald

Article

Top Tickets: February 2014 Sarasota Events

Our top picks for February.

01/31/2014 By Kay Kipling