Reminder: UCB Raffle, deal on tickets, and Bulltown!

Don’t forget tomorrow September 18 is the Bulltown comedy series where I will be giving away two pairs of tickets for the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company!  If you don’t with a pair, you can still save on tickets with an exclusive Comedy Durham code.

The ticket offer is for 25% off the standard ticket price when you use the code IMPROV. Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster.com, carolinatheatre.org, or via the main box office.

See you there my fellow improv enthusiasts!

 

Donate any amount here to be entered into the raffle. Donations go towards the ComedyDurham business account to help bring more great shows to the Triangle! 🙂



Upright Citizens Brigade (get a ticket deal through ComedyDurham!)

Hello my dears, this is the time you reap your benefits for following ComedyDurham.com and going to all the shows and whatnot.  The glorious Carolina Theatre of Durham is offering you a discount to the Upright Citizen’s Brigade show on October 5!

Now I know that I normally promote stand up, but improv is also near and dear to my heart.  When improv is done at a truly professional level it’s bust a gut funny.  The Upright Citizens Brigade has birthed some of the greatest names in comedy.

UCB alumni include:  Amy Poehler (founding member), Matt Walsh, Donald Glover, Kate Mckinnon, Aziz Ansari, Ellie Kemper, Zach Woods, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, Aubrey Plaza, Nick Kroll, and Ed Helms!

Needless to say the UCB Touring Company is not a thing to miss!

The ticket offer is for 25% off the standard ticket price when you use the code IMPROV. Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster.com, carolinatheatre.org, or via the main box office.

See you there my fellow improv enthusiasts!

 

Deb

New shows, old shows, TV Shows

Hey kids,

Lots of news this month! Take a deep breath and get ready to read …

New Facebook Page

First off, I finally have a Facebook page. Deb Aronin: Funny Person. Check it out.

4/17 Bulltown Comedy Series

On April 17th There’s the Bulltown Comedy Series. See the page on this site for time and location. Headliner this month is the incredible Mark Brady.

4/20 Minori Hinds + Brett Williams + Deb Aronin

April 20th there’s Minori Hinds at the Monkey Bottom Collaborative.  $7 at the door. Show at 8PM, doors open at 7PM. (Poster here)

Find it (with a little luck) at 609 Trent Drive, Durham NC

This show features Brett Williams on her adorable ukulele and hosted by (me) Deb Aronin.  Minori is on her way up on the comedy fame scale.  Comedians make a point of seeing her perform and she’s been praised by the likes of Todd Barry and Janeane Garofalo (she’s opened for both of them).

The Monkey Bottom Collaborative is where the Beaver Queen after party takes place every year, and it’s a little off the beaten path. I’d be lying if I said it was super easy to find, but it is worth it.  There’s a sense that you need a password to get in, like a speakeasy (the password is “Fidelio”).  This is sort of like a little secret show.  I wouldn’t want to miss that, so you shouldn’t, either!

4/20 Open Mic

Sam’s Quik Shop is Saturday as always. Will be guest hosted this week. I’ll miss you guys!

Deb is on TV!

And finally, the first episode of “Durham Works” is out! This is a show I’m hosting for the City of Durham. Sort of like Dirty Jobs on Discovery Channel but for Durham. Check it out!

 

Peace,

Deb

Bulltown Comedy Series Feb 20 It’s All About the Love

Tuesday, February 20  at 9PM

Fullsteam Brewery 726 Rigsbee Ave Durham, NC

 

Tuesday night get out and treat yourself.  It’ll have been a week since Valentine’s day and the magic is wearing off. The chocolates are gone, the lingerie is dirty, and the flowers are almost dead…so now is the time to boost your romance by seeing some hot hot comedy!  Local comedy at that.

 

This month features:

Bry Burguesa

Wolfgang Hunter

Dink Kearney

Shari Diaz

and headliner Drew Robertson

 

Hosted by Deb Aronin

Bulltown September and the Dollop Podcast Live Recording!

Happy September  everyone!  We have some special shows this month.  First up is The Dollop Podcast Live Recording at Motorco Music Hall.  Friday, September 15 at 8PM Doors at 7PM.  VIP tickets still available.  Go to http://www.motorcomusic.com/event/1539206-dollop-durham/  To see if you can still get tickets.

Need more info?

History buff and comedian Dave Anthony was considering starting a new podcast in 2014. His idea was to write up an unknown story from American history and read it to a different comedian each week. Having not heard of the story before, Dave hoped the
comedian’s reaction would be hilarious. He gave it a go and his first guest was comedian Gareth Reynolds. They immediately clicked and fans flooded social media telling Dave to never change the co-host. And he didn’t.

Sticking to the formula of Dave reading Gareth a story he has never heard, The Dollop quickly shot up the charts. Fans of both comedy and history were drawn to the wild stories and quick improv skills of Gareth. With millions of downloads, The Dollop has
become a regular presence on top of the podcast charts, as well as selling out shows in both the US and Australia.

 

And of course there is The Bulltown Comedy Series, which is always special to us all.  This month’s headliner is Joe Perrow!  Winner of 2015’s North Carolina’s Funniest Person Contest at Goodnight’s Comedy Club.  The show also features Brandy Brown, JD Etheridge and Reid Pegram, all favorites in the NC comedy scene with a style of comedy for everybody.

At Fullsteam Brewery   9PM  Friday, September 15   726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham NC

The Bulltown Comedy Series August 15: John Boni, The Silver Senior

Bulltown Comedy Series S2 Ep8 “That Old Feeling…”

Also stay tuned for The Dollop Podcast September 15!

Tuesday, August 15   9PM

Fullsteam Brewery

726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham NC

The Bulltown Comedy Series is here, and we’re celebrating our seniors with The Silver Senior himself, John Boni.  He’s written for the Electric Company, 227, The Facts of Life and many more. He even has an Emmy!  Listen to him tell you to get off his lawn, just kidding.  He’s going to tell jokes about old people sex. Tuesday’s show also features Kathleen McDonald, Bishop Omega, Micah Hanner, and Britt Spruill.

See you all there.

Also coming up is The Dollop Podcast!  The show about history, comedy, and learning.

The Sunday Show: Caleb Synan

Caleb Synan returns to Durham! It’s been a year since Caleb has performed in the Bull City, and now he’s back on tour and stopping in again at 106 Main.
Caleb Synan’s breakout performance on CONAN was praised as “One of the Top 5 Late Night Debut’s of 2015” by TheLaughButton.com. Though his parents remain skeptical of his profession, he is a comedic force to be reckoned with – headlining clubs across the country and at home in LA! He continues to stay fake humble about his talents, even though his deceptively smart blend of Southern charm and razor sharp wit has earned him appearances on Last Comic Standing, Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, and the title of “Wittiest” in Franklin County High School’s 2009 Yearbook. He did not write this bio himself, either. He swears.
But he did write and star in his own web-series for Comedy Central entitled “Deadliest Chef.” And in 2016 he performed stand up on Hulu’s Coming to the Stage, Fuse TV’s Uproarious, and on a tour for the US troops in South Korea and Japan! And he’ll have a margarita with you if you play your cards right!

Hosted by Deb Aronin, headlined by comedians from all over the country, The Sunday Show at 106 Main is the laid back professional comedy show you’ve been waiting for.

106 Main is a Durham favorite. Part cocktail bar, part dive bar, part indescribable, this place is ideal for grabbing a drink after work and airing your grievances to a compassionate bartender.

Tickets are $10