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Stand up comedy returns to Don’t Tell Mama

November 23, 2018: Don’t Tell Mama, a world famous destination in the theater district, will once again feature outstanding comics on Fridays beginning tonight at 9:30pm. This new weekly show will feature established acts and up-and-coming performers, with a little Don’t Tell Mama flair thrown in for a unique experience at a legendary landmark.

Alex Simmons

Stand up comedy returns to Don’t Tell Mama

November 23, 2018:  Don’t Tell Mama, a world famous destination in the theater district, will once again feature outstanding comics on Fridays beginning tonight at 9:30pm. This new weekly show will feature established acts and up-and-coming performers, with a little Don’t Tell Mama flair thrown in for a unique experience at a legendary landmark.

Alex Simmons, talent booker and producer for the show, said “I’ve been making people laugh since I was a kid, chatting with David Letterman on The Late Show’s recurring segment ‘Dave Talks to the Kids’, and after as an actor, stand-up, and comedy produce.” He elaborated further saying “I have visited this iconic venue countless times for fantastic entertainment and food, it is a privilege to come aboard and bring professional stand-up back home to Don’t Tell Mama.”

Since 1982, Don’t Tell Mama has presented artists of all kinds who have moved on to the world stage and won multiple Emmys, Tonys, Grammys, Oscars, and even a Pulitzer Prize! Jim Gaffigan, Aziz Ansari, Joy Behar, Leah Delaria, Seth Rudetsky and Alec Mapa are all celebrated comics who have appeared regularly at Don’t Tell Mama through the years.

Doors open at 9 PM, $20 cash cover at the door with a two- beverage minimum

Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at donttellmamanyc.com or by calling 212-757-0788 after 4 PM.

Richie Redding

Nov. 23rd Lineup 9:30 PM
MC: Richie Redding: (HOT 97 FM, HBO)
Ross Flores: (N. Carolina Comedy Festival)
Alex Babbitt: (HBO, Netflix)
Brian Scott McFadden: (The Late Show)
Corinne Fisher: (Guys We F****d Podcast)                   

November 30th Lineup 9:30 PM
MC: Gianmarco Soresi (The Last OG w/ Tracy Morgan)
Jay Jurden (NBC, Vulture, Teen Vogue
Chrissie Mayr (The Wendy Williams Show)
Carmen Lagala (The Late Show)
Leighann Lord (HBO, Comedy Central, The View)