September 18, 2017

The Stand Comedy Club Celebrates The Big 5!

Join us to help The Stand celebrate five years this Wednesday, September 20 with two all star shows! Get tickets here. It’s been five years since […]
March 28, 2016

Stress Factory Promises Audience They Will Make It Up to Them, After Audience Walks Out During Margaret Cho Show

The Stress Factory released an official statement today after video of an incident at the club was posted on TMZ.com. TMZ had reported that a fight broke out during Margaret Cho's performance Saturday night and that many patrons left the club after Cho got a little heavy into some sensitive topics include rape. Cho, who is a victim of childhood rape herself, blamed jetlag for the incident which was partially recorded on video by an audience member.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
May 18, 2015

Inside New York’s Bar Shows, an Interview With Lake Bell, Plus News From Michael Kosta and More

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from some of the smaller shows around the city in addition to hitting up The Stand and, Gotham Comedy.