comedians

Jaye McBride
Jaye McBride

Back in August, Albany briefly became one of the comedy capitals of the world for a few days when Aziz Ansari used The Comedy Works as a boot camp before embarking on a national tour. In a matter of days and using two stages in rotation, Ansari performed 13 sold-out sets.

Kathy Griffin

One of our most prolific comedians, Kathy Griffin occupies a space all her own in the entertainment world, from her sold-out stage shows to television appearances to books and albums.

Mike Lavoie

Comedian Colin Quinn has had a long career on stage and screen, from the New York comedy clubs to the early days of MTV to a five-year run on Saturday Night Live.