The Newport Comedy Series is underway for a 15th consecutive season at an exciting new venue, Hyatt Regency Newport 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.

Bob Marley on Friday, August 14th

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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

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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

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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

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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.