The 2015 Season


We are pleased to announce the Newport Comedy Series will return for a 15th consecutive season at an exciting new venue, the Newport Hyatt on Goat Island. All shows will take place in the hotel's 930-seat beautiful climate controlled ballroom with comfortable seats and outstanding sound quality. Also, all parking on the property is free.

Tickets can be purchased at the Hyatt Newport on the nights of the shows ONLY.

Thank you for helping to make the Newport Comedy Series one of the most popular comedy series in the country and keep on laughing!


Bob Marley on Friday, August 14th

Bob Marley on Friday, August 14th

The hilarious Bob Marley returns to the Newport Comedy Series after a five-year absence. He has appeared on Letterman, Conan, in his own Comedy Central standup special and as Detective Greenly in the movie The Boondock Saints and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.

Kathy Griffin on Friday, August 21st

Kathy Griffin on Friday, August 21st

TWO SHOWS! Kathy Griffin, a two-time Emmy winner, New York Times best-selling author and four-time Grammy nominee returns to the Newport Comedy Series at the Newport Hyatt.

Paula Poundstone on Friday, October 9th

Paula Poundstone on Friday, October 9th

Paula Poundstone makes her Newport debut this fall. Poundstone, heard often on NPR Radio, is an American Comedy Award winner for “Best Female Stand-up Comic.”

Lenny Clarke with special guest Tony V. on Friday, October 16th

Lenny Clarke with special guest Tony V. on Friday, October 16th

The popular and hysterical Lenny Clarke makes his Newport Comedy Series debut with special guest Tony V. this fall. Lenny is best known as his Uncle Teddy in the FX comedy drama Rescue Me.

Natasha Leggero on Friday, November 13th

Natasha Leggero on Friday, November 13th

Natasha Leggero, is arguably the funniest female comedian in America. She is best known for her frequent roundtable appearances on Chelsea Handler’s Chelsea Lately and The Tonight Show.

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