From The South Orange Performing Arts Center:
A clean comedian, “the funniest woman in the world,” an SNL veteran and a 90s sitcom star walk into a bar, well, performing arts center. This fall, head to the South Orange Performing Arts Center for some laughs with comedic icons Ryan Hamilton, Maria Bamford, Kevin Nealon and Paul Reiser. Plus, on the first Wednesday of every month, swing by Laughs in the Loft—a stand-up series hosted by Joe Larson featuring comics from our own backyard in SOPAC’s Loft on the third floor. Learn more and buy tickets at SOPACnow.org/Comedy.
FRI, SEP 9 at 8PM
The wholesome, Idaho-bred comic’s Netflix special, Happy Face, was called “the special you can’t watch enough times.”
SUN, SEP 11 at 7:30PM
Comedian Maria Bamford is revered for her deeply personal comedy about mental illness as well as her dead-on impressions. Stephen Colbert called her his “favorite comedian on earth” and Judd Apatow said she is “the funniest woman in the world.”
SUN, OCT 2 at 7:30PM
Emmy- and SAG-nominated comedian Kevin Nealon is one of the longest running cast members on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. He’s also a critically acclaimed actor known for his roles in the Showtime series Weeds and several films by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions.
SUN, OCT 9 at 7:30PM
This comedian, actor and television writer can currently be seen in Stranger Things and The Kominsky Method, for which he received an Emmy nomination. He also recently revived one of his most iconic roles in the return of Mad About You, the long-running hit 90s comedy he co-created and starred in with Helen Hunt.
FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT 7:30PM
Upcoming shows: SEP 7, OCT 5 & NOV 2
Join us for Laughs in the Loft, a monthly series featuring stand-up comics from our own backyard, Brooklyn and beyond! Each Laughs in the Loft event features several comedians in a New York City-style showcase. The talent is announced approximately two weeks prior to each show.
Since 2006, SOPAC has been serving as a premier performing arts center in the region. SOPAC offers innovative artistic and cultural experiences for diverse audiences in an intimate, inviting environment. The arts center hosts a variety of live performances, community events and education programs for all ages. SOPAC is home for Seton Hall University Arts Council’s performances, including the Classical Concert Series, Jazz ‘N the Hall performances and Seton Hall University Theatre productions. SOPAC programs are made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For more information, visit SOPACnow.org.