Monthly Archives: February 2011

Frankie Pace’s ‘A Loveable Madman’ to Run Exclusively at Comic Strip Live!

Hey comedy fans! Come check out Frankie Pace‘s one man show “A Loveable Madman” running every Sunday at the Comic Strip Live!

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Shows start this Sunday and run through March 27th.

Press Release:

EX- PLUMBER / COMEDIAN PERFORMS ONE MAN SHOW

Directed by Ian Finkel, “A Lovable Madman” incorporates Frankie’s gifts for gags and joke-telling with character pieces, props, mime and stories that run the gamut from hilarity to pathos — all performed in the grand tradition of Frankie’s longtime idols Charlie Chaplin, Red Skelton, Richard Pryor and Jonathan Winters.

“Pace: A Lovable Madman” is a winner!

Sunday performances begin February 27 thru March 27
Comic Strip Live
1568 2nd Ave · New York, N.Y. 10028
Tel: 212-861-9386 – Showtime  5:30 pm

Bill ErvolinoNew York Post:  “There was so much good natured laughter you couldn’t hear a tractor fall through the roof”.

Bill Ferretti - New York Times: “To Frankie Pace The world is not only a stage — it’s a playground. It is rare that a comedian has this much fun making others have fun!”

Nick A. Zaino III - Boston Globe: “He enjoys the stage as he easily maneuvers through each character.”

“At one point Frankie creates a whiff of Chaplin. He is crying and we are laughing with tears in our eyes.”…. …Atlantic City Weekly
Joan Rivers: A lovable madman”

Shirley MacLaine: Uniquely talented!!”

Joe Piscopo:A truly funny guy!”

Whoopi Goldberg: ” Hysterical!!!!”

Fyvush Finkel: “My favorite comedian!!”

Academy Award Writer Hal Kanter (Laughing Matters): “He was the hit of our show”

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Kelly McFarland at the Comic Strip!

This weekend and next weekend, if you want to see one of comedy’s biggest stars live, you only have one place to see her: the Comic Strip Live!

Very popular comedian Kelly McFarland will be gracing the Comic Strip Live! stage on the weekends of Feb 18th & 19th and 25th & 26th during our 8pm and 10:30pm shows.

Check out Kelly in action!

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Watch Ted Alexandro on Letterman!

This last Friday, long-time friend of the Comic Strip Live! Ted Alexandro made his third appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show with David Letterman.” As per norm, he did AMAZING! Check it out.

Click Here to watch!

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Celebrate your love with LAUGHTER!

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TWO SHOWS! Featuring: Christian Finnegan, Pete Dominick, Steve White, Mike P. Burton, Ray Ellin, and more!

Call 212-861-9386 and mention “SWEETIE’S LIST” to make a reservation!

See you tonight!

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Ted Alexandro on Letterman tonight!

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Tonight on CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman, Comic Strip Live! favorite Ted Alexandro will be making his THIRD stand up appearance!

Congrats Ted!

To find out when you can see live, keep an eye on our schedule page!

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My FUNNY Valentines Day! Next Monday, February 14th!

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New Comedy Class Enrolling Now!

We found out last night that comedy writer and long-time New York institution, DF Sweedler will begin a new season of his acclaimed Comedy Writing Class at the Comic Strip Live on February 21st. DF’s class class runs for eight weeks and takes students through the fundamentals of joke-writing and performing.

Alumni from DF’s class perform as working comedians throughout New York City and his class is a fun and supportive environment for helping realize your goal of performing stand up comedy.

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For more information or to sign-up, call today: 212-861-9386 and add your name to the long list of legendary performers who’ve graced the stage at the World Famous Comic Strip Live!

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