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September 2018

Lewis Black: The Joke’s On US Tour

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Known as the king of the rant, LEWIS BLACK uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. Receiving critical acclaim as a stand-up, actor and author, Black has performed…

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October 2018

Paula Poundstone

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 PM

Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. She tours regularly performing over 85 shows a year. Paula is a popular panelist on NPR's # 1 show, the weekly comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!  In addition, her new weekly podcast for Maximum Fun, Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone, is a comedy field guide to life. Her guest appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil…

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January 2019

Best of North Shore Comedy

Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

Featuring Mark Scalia, Drew Dunn, Pat Napoli and the Kamryn Richard Band! Laughter is the best medicine, and the traditional cure for cabin fever is back and better than ever! This hilarious show is the perfect antidote to the post Holiday slump. MARK SCALIA: One of the top requested comics in Boston, Mark has entertained thousands of people across the United States and Canada at major comedy clubs, numerous  colleges and universities, along with corporate, private, and religious venues. One night at a small comedy…

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April 2019

The Best of The Second City

Friday, April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

Performing social and political satire in two 45-minute acts of scripted scenes, music, and improvisation, THE SECOND CITY TOURING COMPANY is always original, daring, and hilarious. Their alumni list is a veritable "Who's Who" of comedy, including Bill Murray, John & Jim Belushi, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and so many more. https://youtu.be/Gc_VAWNwCAo   $35/$25 Support for the 2018/19 season provided in part by Stingray Optics.  

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Whose Live Anyway

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Drew Carey, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show…

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September 2019

Boston vs New York Comedy-Palooza Rumble

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by Eastern Propane & Oil. See 5 great comedians throw funny haymakers in a Boston vs New York stand up comedy throw down. With Eddie Brill, Paul D’Angelo, Mike Speirs, Carolyn Plummer & Mike McDonald.       Tickets$32/$37

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October 2019

Mother of a Comedy Show

Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by JJR Entertainment The Mother of a Comedy Show Stars, Kelly MacFarland, Kerri Louise and Christine Hurley. Although, these ladies travel the country as true professional stand up comedians, each having their own long list of impressive credits, here in a Mother of a Comedy Show they come together as friends! Christine, Kelly and Kerri Louise have battled in the comedy clubs and done hundreds of corporate and theatre shows. They’ve strived to work and perfect their craft! Now,…

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November 2019

Piff the Magic Dragon – The Lucky Dragon Tour 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Nationally acclaimed standout star of NBC’s America's Got Talent, Piff The Magic Dragon continues to win over audiences across the globe with his mythical mixture of wizardry, wit and sarcasm that ignites a one-of-a-kind comedy magic show you have to see to believe! Piff is joined by his trusty sidekick Mr Piffles, The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™ 16202|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/30-Second-Generic.mp4Tickets$38/$28

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Juston McKinney

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

New England’s Juston McKinney returns with lots of new material!! It’s been a busy year for Juston having just release his new special “Parentally Challenged” on Amazon Prime. Last year he filmed a Showtime Special with Rob Gronkowski, “Unsportsmanlike Comedy”, and performed at the TD Garden with Denis Leary & Jimmy Fallon as part of “Comics Come Home”. Juston is consistently selling out theaters, has two Comedy Central Specials, both; a one-hour and half-hour, multiple appearances on the Tonight Show,…

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January 2020

Best of North Shore Comedy

Saturday, January 25 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by North Shore Comedy Featuring Mike Donovan, Steven Guilmette, Bill Simas and The 603s band! Laughter is the best medicine, and the traditional cure for cabin fever is back and better than ever! This hilarious show is the perfect antidote to the post Holiday slump. Mike Donovan - Boston comedy Legend! Mike Donovan has been a headlining stand-up comedian since the late 1970's.  He is also a free lance writer whose articles have appeared in the Boston Globe, Boston Herald…

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