2014 Shows


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Mike Birbiglia on Thursday, July 17th

Mike Birbiglia on Thursday, July 17th

Award-winning comedian, author, and filmmaker Mike Birbiglia returns to the Newport Comedy Series with more painfully awkward stories in a show about jokes, and how they can get you in trouble.

Nick Swardson on Friday, August 8th

Nick Swardson on Friday, August 8th

Tickets on sale Friday, May 2nd at noon. Nick performed in Grown Ups 2, the sequel to the hit film Grown Ups, in which Nick also performed, and Back in the Day in 2014. His first CD/DVD, Party, went Platinum, which he followed up in 2010 with his first one hour stand-up special on Comedy Central, Seriously who Farted.

Artie Lange on Saturday, July 26th

Artie Lange on Saturday, July 26th

Tickets on sale Friday, May 2nd at noon. Artie was a beloved regular on the Howard Stern Show, for five years. He is now host of the syndicated, Artie Lange Show, also shown on DirecTV. His memoir, Too Fat to Fish, became a New York Times bestseller.

Bill Cosby on Sunday, August 17th

Bill Cosby on Sunday, August 17th

One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby makes his Newport Comedy Series debut on the Newport waterfront. He has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books such as Fatherhood. Second Show Added at 4 PM!

Jim Jefferies on Friday, August 22nd

Jim Jefferies on Friday, August 22nd

Tickets on sale Friday, April 25th at noon. This hilarious Australian comedian, actor and writer became well-known in the US after his standup special on HBO in 2005. The latest of his four smash hit standup DVDs, Fully Functional, was released in 2012.

Amy Schumer on Saturday, August 30th

Amy Schumer on Saturday, August 30th

Tickets on sale April 11th at noon Amy Schumer is quickly becoming the hottest star in the world of comedy, with her blend of wholesome, girl next-door looks and edgy comedy. Amy stars in Inside Amy Schumer airing on Comedy Central.

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