Air-Conditioned Comedy at SteelStacks
By Ben Youngerman, ArtsQuest Marketing Manager
Soon, it’ll be stupid-hot outside. Our indoor comedy shows, however, are cooler than the melted ice cream dripping down your arm. So chill with some chuckles! Check out these nationally-touring comedians and local talent coming to SteelStacks this summer!
The Regularly Scheduled Shows
There are a handful of shows that happen on a regularly scheduled basis. That doesn’t make them less special, on the contrary, it makes them dependable ways to get out of the house.
- ManDudeBro: Every Friday, 10:30pm – Long-form improv comedy from Lehigh Valley Style’s “Best Local Comedian” 2015
- The Associated Mess: Every final Thursday, 8pm – Short-form improv in the style of “Whose Line is it Anyway”
- Improv Comedy Power Hour: 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:30pm – Improv comedy from our very own house teams Cat Sweaters & Dream Carnival
- Sign up today: Do the thing you’ve always wanted to do! Improv and stand-up!
Best of Twitter – 6/15 – buy tickets
An improvised comedy show inspired by the preferred social media network of corporate brands, trolls, and angry old racists. Directed by Dan Maher (ManDudeBro, Best of Craigslist).
Improvised Standup – 6/17 – buy tickets
The Lehigh Valley’s best stand-ups face a new challenge when they’re given topics to talk about… while they’re onstage! And… YOU might even be the one providing the topic!
Tyler Rothrock is originally from Nazareth, PA but is now based in New York, where he regularly performs at many of the city’s best clubs. He’s shared stages with numerous comics, such as Dave Attell, Michael Che, Judah Friedlander, Nick DiPaolo, Kyle Kinane, and more! Be part of recorded comedy history!
Arj Barker – 7/9 – buy tickets
Arj Barker is best known as playing Dave in the hit HBO sitcom “Flight of the Conchords.” He is also co-creator of the hit off-broadway show the “Marijuana-logues.” He has done three Comedy Central specials and his YouTube clips have generated millions of views.
Christopher Titus – 7/30 – buy tickets
Employing what he’s labeled “hard funny,” Christopher Titus has released six ninety-minute albums in as many years and has six one-hour comedy specials currently running on Comedy Central.
His sitcom “Titus” ran for several seasons on FOX.
Maria Bamford – 8/18 – buy tickets
Maria Bamford is the star of the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series “Lady Dynamite.” Maria is also the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series “The Maria Bamford Show.” She also was kind enough to let us interview her.
Ben Bailey – 9/15 – buy tickets
Before he got behind the wheel of “Cash Cab” on the Discovery Channel, Ben Bailey began his career as a stand-up comedian. Having previously playing to a sold out crowd in the Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling, you should get your tickets before you reach your destination!
See you soon for the coolest laughs around!