Our Six Week Stand Up Comedy workshop with Jeff Lawrence is SOLD OUT. We have one spot left in our Five Week Writing for Stand Up course and a few in our Writing for Late Night class. Register now!
We have one seat left in our Six Week Stand Up Comedy class and our Five Week Writing for Stand Up class – don’t miss out!
Our offices will be closed starting midday on Wed. 11/22 and will reopen Mon. 11/27. We will not be running mics on Thursday, 11/24
Congratulations to all three LBC comics who were signed by Avanti Talent Management after performing in our showcase at the Stand last week!
Bring 3 or more guests to the Stand on Saturday 11/25 at 5:45PM for a 5-7 minute spot and meet with booker Roger Paul! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring 4 or more guests to the Stand on Mon. 11/27 at 7:30 and get a 5-7 minute spot on our Pro Show featuring Mark Normand and Jeff Lawrence. Email email@example.com
Our winter classes are now open for registration! They’re filling up fast so don’t miss out
There was a blip on the initial registration page. This mic is open for registration – please go to sign up here: http://conta.cc/2bXnyEN Thanks!
That’s right! Our famous Hosting and Crowd Work Workshop is Wednesday, June 15th. Sign up now on our Classes Page!
Hey friends! The following mics are now Prepaid! Thurs-Sat 8:30 @ the Buddha Room at Klimat Lounge Fri & Sat 10:30 @ the Buddha Room at Klimat Lounge
Sign up for our recently added Storytelling for Comedians class starting Monday, June 20th! Join UCB-trained David Martin for this wonderful class, running five consecutive Mondays, skipping the Fourth of July.
Our Monday 9:30 mic in the Buddha Room at Klimat Lounge has been moved to 9:00 PM! Check out our Open Mics page to register!
Seats are filling quickly for Joe DeVito’s famous KNOCKOUT PUNCH workshop starting May 23rd. Only 3 spots left! Sign up on our Classes page NOW! Five consecutive Mondays excluding Memorial Day (May 30th).
There are only a few seats left in Jeff’s Six Week Stand Up Comedy Workshop! Sign up while spots are still available! Go to our Registration page to reserve your seat now.
We will be adding two new mics to our rotation next week! Tuesday and Wednesday at 4:30pm. Sign up and stop by!
We have added a new open mic to our schedule! Monday’s at 9:30PM at Klimat. Sign up on our Open Mics page!
Beginning Tuesday, May 17th and running for six consecutive Tuesdays– Our Six Week Stand Up Comedy Workshop with Jeff Lawrence is open for registration! Develop an original, authentic five minute set, joke writing, hosting, hecklers, mic and stage technique and much … Continue reading
Most comics are told “just get funny,” but where do you begin to “get funny?” Any comic will tell you that sitting down and actually writing material is one of the hardest parts of this business. What they won’t tell … Continue reading
We are so excited to welcome James Cristiano back from the prestigious Converge Media Group. CMG specializes in comedic television and multimedia content, and work with comics like Artie Lange, Chris Distefano, and many more! Receive an HD video, relax … Continue reading
Sign up now for 5 classes, 10 open mics and 1 showcase starting May 16th through out June 13th, Mondays 7-10PM. Learn how to write with discipline, incorporate tags, transitions, and callbacks into your set, and hone your material into … Continue reading
April 28th, 7-10PM Instructor: Jeff Lawrence Learn how to open a show and warm up a crowd, finding targets in the audience for crowd work, handling hecklers and much more! Held at Nola Studios, Tuition: $50 REGISTER NOW
Wednesdays, April 13th-May 4th, 7-10PM Instructor: Dave Hanson 4 Classes, 4 Open Mics, 1 Showcase. Join this class and learn joke writing, monologue writing, sketch and segment writing and production, pitching jokes, preparing and applying for the writing jobs in … Continue reading
Sign up now for 5 classes, 5 open mics and 1 showcase starting April 4th through out May 2nd, Mondays 7-10PM. Craft a strong 5 minute set not settling for average laughs. Develop your voice and stage persona. Take your … Continue reading
Join us Saturday, April 2nd @ 5:45PM for another fun night at the Stand. Cisko is back and looking to book new comics for LOL Comedy Club. He’s booked a number of comics through our shows in the past. You … Continue reading
We’re back at the magnificent movie palace Stage 72 for our next round of Catch Auditions. Numerous comics were recently booked for the Princeton Club and Catch is actively adding locations. Our Industry Guest will be Mike Tommasino, Manager and … Continue reading
Join us for a our New Talent Showcase with Jeff Lawrence and friends at Eastville Comedy Club! Perform for industry guest and get one-on-one feedback after your set. This is an opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can … Continue reading
Join us for a our New Talent Showcase with Jeff Lawrence and friends at the Stand! Perform for industry guest and get one-on-one feedback after your set. This is an opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your … Continue reading
Join us for our most popular class and learn the skills to host your own show. Lead by Jeff Lawrence, Founder and Director of Laughing Buddha Comedy Jeff has hosted at Catch a Rising Star, Gotham Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, and countless other venues. … Continue reading
It’s our pleasure to present to you our next free workshop: “The Business of Comedy” Most comics are told “just get funny”, but with the changing climate of comedy, and the numerous opportunities that exist beyond the comedy club scene, … Continue reading
STILL ROOM! Our Saturday March 5th showcase at the Stand features Tony Pichette, casting director at Sidecar Casting. Tony has worked for in-house casting departments at networks such as MTV and Spike TV. This showcase is almost full, so Register … Continue reading
UPDATE! Janeane Garofalo will be performing at our Pro Industry Showcase on March 7th. Join us for an amazing night where you can work with headliners, receive an HD video, and have your act seen by and meet with Stand … Continue reading
On Wednesday March 9th at Eastville Comedy Club, Laughing Buddha Comedy and Authentic Talent Management are holding a benefit show for English in Mind, a non profit that helps people in Haiti to learn the English language. 100 percent of … Continue reading
BIG NEWS! Our March 19th show at the Stand will feature Barry Kolker! Barry Kolker is the owner of Carson-Kolker Agency handling legit acting. He has recently booked clients on 30 Rock, Blue Bloods, Orange is the New Black, Soap … Continue reading
JUST ANNOUNCED! We have a six week Writing Stand Up Comedy Workshop with Joe DeVito starting March 21st. Hone your material into a five minute set and learn to never settle for average laughs. Pre-registration is now open. Classes fill … Continue reading
On Saturday, February 27th, we will be holding our next round LOL Auditions! Cisko, booker for LOL, will be at the New Talent Industry Showcase. He has booked over a dozen comics from our show for regular spots at the … Continue reading
Join us on Wednesday, February 17th, at 7pm for a fun and insightful Stand Up Comedy Women’s Workshop with veteran comic Vanessa Hollingshead! Receive advice on how to make it in a male dominated industry as well as advice on … Continue reading
BRAND NEW MIC! Starting this Sunday, February 14th, we will be having a 10:30 Open Mic at Klimat Lounge. So forget those lame Valentine’s Day plans and tell some jokes Sunday night. Register now! http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ec8yy6y508384e6b&llr=mvldmqdab
LAST CALL! Our One Month Intensive Stand Up Comedy Workshop with Jeff Lawrence begins TOMORROW NIGHT. All experience levels are welcome! Register now. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=mvldmqdab&oeidk=a07ec45x6un86221ef8
Hosting and Crowd Work, one of our most popular one-night workshops, is tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th from 7-10pm. We only have a few seats left. Register on our website to secure your spot!
Todd Barry will headline our showcase at EastVille Comedy Club on Wednesday, February 3rd, at 9pm.
Join us for a great pro show on Monday, December 28th, featuring special guests Janeane Garofalo and Bonnie McFarlane!
Join us for our LBC Holiday Party! December 17th, 9pm at Klimat Lounge.
We are kicking off our new Monday Mic tonight at Broadway Comedy Club, 10pm. FREE for the first night only!!
Still seats for our last big workshop of 2015. One month Stand Up Comedy Workshop with Jeff Lawrence begins Tuesday, November 17th
Janeane Garofalo will be performing at the Laughing Buddha Showcase Monday, November 16th at the Stand 7:30pm. Tickets are still available!
LBC Instructors Pat Dixon and Jeff Lawrence will perform at Gotham Comedy Club as part of New York Comedy Fest (NYCF) on Wednesday Nov 11th.
A spectacular line-up of Industry Guests will be watching shows in November. 11/6 – Cisko, Booker from LoL Comedy Club 11/7 – ABC Casting Coordinator 11/14 – Don Buchwald & Associates Agency 11/16 – the Stand Management 11/21 – Converge … Continue reading
Saturday October 31st there will be a special Halloween showcase at the Stand at 6pm. Interested in performing or watching the show? Just email us!
Joe DeVito will teach a Five Week Comedy Writing Workshop: KNOCK OUT PUNCH starting November 9th. Jeff Lawrence will teach a Five Week Stand-up Comedy Workshop starting November 17th. Find out more on our CLASSES page
Tom Leopold will teach a one-night writer’s room where comics will have a chance to punch up a spec script of Fox’s hit comedy LAST MAN ON EARTH. Check out our classes page to learn more! Wed, Nov 18th.
Jason Salmon is back teaching a one-night class of Commercial Audition techniques. Join us!
We are so pleased to have so many great industry guests watching acts this month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a spot in these shows. Oct 3rd at the Stand – Cisko, Booker LoL Comedy Club Oct 3rd at Stage … Continue reading
A few seats remain for this 5 week workshop with Pat Dixon (comedy central). Open to all levels, you commit to work on your comedy and you get results.
Join us Wednesday, Sept 16th for a Free Workshop with Jeff Lawrence and Pat Dixon.
Six Week Workshop with Jeff Lawrence begins Tues, Sept 29th Next Level Workshop with Joe DeVito begins Mon, Sept 21st All Levels Workshop with Pat Dixom begins Thurs, Oct 1st
If our class schedule doesn’t confirm to yours, or if you just want to punch up your act or prepare for a big gig, let our staff of professional headliners assist you in reaching your goals. email email@example.com or call … Continue reading
LBC is happy to be back at beautiful Stage 72 with a great showcase for Catch A Rising Star. Email booking @ laughingbuddhacomedy.com to request a spot.
Join us at our New Talent Industry Showcase at the Stand. Booker Cisko will be watching acts. He has booked multiple LBC comics from these showcases.
We will be hosting our popular Free Workshop at Wednesday, Sept 16th. Register now, this one night class always sells out!
Join us on Tuesday August 4th at Klimat Lounge at 8:30pm to see David Crabb (NY Times Critic’s Pick), his Storytelling students along with Jeff Lawrence and Vanessa Hollingshead (Comedy Central) give you a great Storytelling Showcase. The show has … Continue reading
If you like planning ahead, you can now register for our Fall Workshops: Six Week Stand Up Comedy Workshop and Next Level Workshop and save $50. Limited spaces available.
On Saturdy, August 1st, bring 3 guests to perform at the Stand New Talent Industry Showcase. Bring 5 guests to meet with Kat Sedita, Casting Director and Producer at Emmy-Award Winning Production Company Punched in the Head Productions.
We’re happy to announce the Erica A. Hart from ABC Primetime Casting (East Coast) will be our Industry Guest at the Stand on Saturday, August 29th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a spot.
Dave Hanson (Chelsea Lately) can be seen right now in theaters in Trainwreck, and you can learn the ins and outs of writing a late night packet with him on Tuesday August 11th at 7pm.
One of our most popular one day workshops: Hosting and Crowd Work is open for registration.
Our all-female line-up ladies’ mic has been moved to Sunday’s at 4:30 pm, beginning on Sunday July 26th!
Join us for this exciting new workshop and try your hand at late night jokes in a simulated writers’ room! Instructor Dave Hanson (producer, Chelsea Lately) will discuss the late night landscape, writing for a specific tone or voice, and what … Continue reading
Sign up for our Hosting and Crowd Work workshop on Wednesday, August 3rd, run by LBC’s very own Jeff Lawrence. You’ll practice crowd work with a simulated audience and also get an overview of the business side of hosting, including how … Continue reading
Lakey Wolff, agent at CESD, will be our industry guest at our New Talent Industry Showcase at the Stand this Saturday, July 18th. Lakey is one of four on-camera agents that work on the commercial castings in the NYC area, representing … Continue reading
Vinnie Potestivo will be our industry guest at our New Talent Industry Showcase on Saturday, August 15th. Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment, Inc. is a full-service entertainment agency specializing in talent-driven casting, booking, original development and production, and modern media marketing. VPE boasts … Continue reading
Joe DeVito’s Six Week Workshop begins on Monday, July 6th. Just a few seats left.
Our First Writing for Late Night workshop with Dave Hanson sold out in 24 hours. We’re bringing Dave back for August 11th.
The comics completing our Six Week Stand-Up Comedy Workshop, got a special surprise when Jim Gaffigan dropped into their show at Eastville–which was opened by Janeane Garofalo
There are still some spots left to perform at the Laughing Buddha Comedy Monday night show at the Stand. Interested? Email email@example.com
We were so pleased to have Colin Jost join the LBC line-up last night at the Stand. Our show included LBC favorites and Janeane Garofalo, Steve Byrne, Monroe Martin, and Marion Grodin. What a great show!
Join LBC for a FREE workshop on Monday the 22nd. Meet LBC instructors and comedians Abbi Crtuchfield, Dave Hanson and of course, Jeff Lawrence and learn about the business of comedy.
Join us for an all female line-up at Klimat Lounge on Thursday at 6:30!
There are a limited number of comps for comics for tonight, Monday June 1st at the Stand at 7:30 pm. Come see a great line-up and laugh with us! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Tonight: Thursday at 6:30 the Klimat mic will be an ALL FEMALE line up!
July, we are kicking off THREE Workshops that you don’t want to miss. Six Week Workshop with Joe DeVito – Mondays starting July 6th Storytelling with David Crabb – Tuesdays starting July 7th NEXT LEVEL with Jeff Lawrence – Wednesdays … Continue reading
There is still a seat left for TONIGHT’s Promotion and Marketing Workshop. 7-10pm, learn how to promote yourself for a career in comedy!
Our next Six Week Stand-up Workshop will take place in July.
There is just one seat left for our Six Week Workshop that begins on Tuesday, May 19th!
Tonight’s FREE workshop on the Business of Comedy with Jeff Lawrence and Vanessa Hollingshead is at 7pm. A few seats left!
Featuring Jeff Lawrence and Vanessa Hollingshead, 7-9pm. Join us!
Join us on Tuesday May 12th 7-9pm for a FREE workshop full of great advice for comics.
Join us late-late on Saturday for a MIDNIGHT MIC at Klimat Lounge 77 E 7th Street.
Join us on Monday, April 13th for one of our most popular workshops: Hosting and Crowd Work. 7-10pm. Workshop led by Jeff Lawrence that gives comics a chance to practice crowd-work in a supportive environment.
Thanks everyone for your concern following the fire down in the East Village tonight. We have canceled a few mics as 7th Street is cordoned off to 1st ave at the moment. You can follow us on twitter, and everyone … Continue reading
March 23rd 3 mics open (all free with a one item minimum) and a GREAT New Talent Showcase at the Stand with Jeff Lawrence, Nick DiPaolo, Janeane Garofalo, and More!
For all the comics who scoff at day jobs, we have a mic for YOU! Starting Thursday March 19th we are adding a 4:30 mic at Klimat Lounge.
Our New Talent Industry Showcases are a great opportunity to get seen by industry professionals, get a great tape for your promotional purposes and have a ton of fun. We have just added new exciting guests for April. Email email@example.com … Continue reading
On Wednesday, March 18th, join Laughing Buddha Comedy for a FREE WORKSHOP with Jeff Lawrence and Special Guest! 7-9pm.
We have a limited number of comps for comics available for TONIGHT the 7:30 showcase at the stand — come see great headliners and some of your favorite LBC comics bring their KNOCK OUT PUNCH to the stage. Email firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading
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Please check out our open mic page for updates to all of our mics www.laughingbuddhacomedy.com/open-mics
There are some time changes to our mics. 7:45 mic/shows now begin at 8 pm Actually, almost all of our mics have had a slight shift, please make sure to check your confirmation email for all the details–you can also … Continue reading
Sam Catapano from Ingber and Associates, the great boutique commercial agency will be watching acts and giving feed back! Request a booking by emailing booking @ laughingbuddhacomedy . com !!
Join our Commercial Auditioning for Comics class taught by Comic and Actor Jason Salmon. This one month workshop includes Audition tips on all types of Commercial Auditions, includes video of each workshop, and ends with a MOCK audition for a … Continue reading
Avanti has placed LBC comics in commercials, TV, and Network comedy. We’re so happy to have Sandy join us again at a NEW TALENT SHOWCASE. Avanti has booked clients on episodic television (daytime and prime time), in feature films, on … Continue reading
After selling out Winter’s SIX WEEK STAND UP WORKSHOP and KNOCK OUT PUNCH WRITER’S WORKSHOP we have added Spring Dates for Both. Just Visit our register page!
On Wednesday Feb 11th, perform at EastVille Comedy Club for a panel of Industry Guests! Request a booking by emailing email@example.com
We have a great line up of Industry Guests for our NEW TALENT INDUSTRY SHOWCASES at the Stand. You don’t want to miss these great opportunities.
Contact us to go on the waiting list or find out about Spring 2015 dates
Our Winter 6 week stand up workshop is sold out! Contact us to go on the waiting list or to get details on our March/April dates.
Last night at the Stand NEW TALENT INDUSTRY SHOWCASE we were so excited to have Todd Barry, Judah Friedlander, Nicky Glaser, Monroe Martin, Adam Strauss, and host Kevin Dombrowski along with talented new comics!
Happy New Year! We have FIVE Workshops open for registration. Join us for: Six Week Stand Up Comedy Workshop One Day Hosting/Crowd Work Workshop Four Week Knockout Punch Joke Writing Workshop Four Week Storytelling for Comedians Workshop One Day Promotion … Continue reading
Don’t miss out on our new Writer’s Workshop with Joe DeVito (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing) beginning on Monday, Feb. 2nd, for one month. Go to our register page and sign up!
Our workshops are limited in size to 12 students, and include dozens of stage time opportunities throughout the six weeks. Jeff Lawrence will be the facilitator, just go to our register page for more details and to register!
On Tuesday, our fall 2014 Six-Week Stand-Up Workshop students had their graduation show with headliner Janeane Garofalo!! It was a great show with lots of laughs and as a bonus, Jim Gaffigan dropped in. Winter 2015 Six-Week Workshop is now open … Continue reading
Hannibal Burress, Gary Gulman, and Bill Santiago all dropped into our Saturday Night Show at the Village Lantern. That’s three Comedy Central Specials if you’re counting! Check out our free shows on Fridays (10PM and Midnight) and Saturdays (9PM and … Continue reading
We had a pleasant surprise when Marc Maron dropped in to do a guest spot at the Laughing Buddha Comedy Show at Eastville. He followed none other than Todd Barry! Our very own Jeff Lawrence lit the place up, and … Continue reading
MONDAY MARCH 10, 2014 | NYC An incredible night for Laughing Buddha Comedy! Jeff Lawrence was interviewed and filmed for an upcoming episode of Last Comic Standing, during the sold out LBC Pro Show at the Stand. The show itself … Continue reading
Date Change: Due to Hurricane Sandy, the first class will be held Tuesday Nov. 13th. Pre-register for our Six Week Stand Up Comedy Program, as featured in the Wall St. Journal; it usually sells out. Remember, you may attend a class free … Continue reading
Date Change: Wed. Nov 7th. Due to Hurricane Sandy our next FREE Workshop will be held on Wednesday, November 7th 6PM @ NY Comedy Club, you can reserve your seat HERE. Guests to be announced.