The two comedians will hit the stage at the Newport Yachting Center this summer.
Wednesday, February 6
Comedian of the Year Award winner and one of the hottest standup talents in America, Bill Burr and the hilarious John Pinette, who most comedy fans will tell you is the funniest standup comedian in America, returns to the Mattie Volkswagen Audi 13th annual Newport Summer Comedy Series on July 14 and September 1 respectively for what will be sensational shows at the Newport Yachting Center. Both are immense Newport favorites. Burr’s July 14 appearance will be his fourth on the Newport waterfront. His show last July was one of the highlights of the 2012 series. Pinette’s appearance on September 1 will be his third in Newport after smash hit performances in 2003 and 2011. Pinette is a regular guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The …
NBC star and comedian, Aziz Ansari, kicked off the seven-week Newport Summer Comedy Series this Friday at the Newport Yachting Center.
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Saturday, June 25, 2011
Aziz Ansari, stand-up comedian, writer and actor, kept the audience in hysterics on Friday's opening night of the 2011 Newport Summer Comedy Series at the Newport Yachting Center. Ansari stars as Tom Haverford in the the NBC production Parks and Recreation. The 28-year-old comedian has a down-to-earth, well rehearsed style and although his jokes about Internet porn, awkward bar moments, racism, and his ‘chubby, weird cousin’ Harris, are common subjects for stand-up, Ansari’s sarcastic yet fresh delivery style was well received by the audience, who couldn't stop laughing. Ansari began his career performing stand-up comedy in New York City, while he attended business school in 2001. He went on to star in the MTV sketch, Human Giant, and …