Funny Business

From national stars to local acts, here's a roundup of side-splitting comedy events.

Nehal Aggarwal - June 2017

Funny Business

From national stars to local acts, here's a roundup of side-splitting comedy events.

Nehal Aggarwal - June 2017

-John Mulaney

JUDAH FRIEDLANDER 6/2. Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. 8 p.m. $17-23. This Maryland native and 30 Rock castmate performs his dry and witty standup comedy in Highlandtown.

STANDUP COMEDY TO BENEFIT THE HOMELESS 6/6. The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. 8:30 p.m. Free. Catch more than 25 comics to benefit HashtagLunchbag, an organization working to feed the city’s hungry.  

BRIAN POSEHN 6/9. Rams Head Live, 20 Market Pl. 8 p.m. $15-20. This seasoned comedian has starred in The SimpsonsThe Big Bang Theory, and The Sarah Silverman Program, and now comes to Baltimore for a live set. 

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6/15. Baltimore Soundstage, 124 Market Pl. 7:30 & 10 p.m. $30-50. This comedian turned up-and-coming actor brings his raunchy humor to the downtown stage. 

6/18. Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St., Annapolis. 5:30 & 8:30 p.m. $35. Throw back some laughs with this lauded entertainer who boasts three Emmys, a nod on Comedy Central’s list of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time, and a lauded new role as a woman on Baskets by Louis C.K. and Zach Galifianakis.

6/18-19. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. 8 p.m. $28-38. Live from Baltimore, it’s John Mulaney! Known best for his writing with Saturday Night Live, this comedic natural displays his wit and charm at the Meyerhoff.  

6/23. The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., 8 p.m. $10. This New York City-based comedy group comes to Remington for just one night to tell stories about their most embarrassing sexual experiences. Be sure to attend for all the hysterical—and cringe-worthy—moments from from this group of women (and one guy!). 

6/23-6/25. Baltimore Comedy Factory, 5625 O'Donnell St. 7 p.m. $27. Though he started off as a Chicago public school teacher, Craig Robinson is now known for his hilarious roles in The Office, Hot Tub Time Machine, and his own Mr. Robinson. Expect him to blend his two passions on stage: comedy and music.

6/24. Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave. 8 p.m. $45-305. This dry, unfiltered HBO host performs standup at The Lyric.

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