Comedy Shows in New Orleans This Weekend

Y’all…this weather, right? We had to take a break from dancing in our light jackets to write this email to let you know about some fun stuff going down at the New Orleans comedy spot this weekend.  So, let’s see shows & hang out on the patio & take in this break from the grodie-to-the-max heat, right?

Here’s all the things we’re doing @ TNM tonight, Friday, Saturday. Text an old friend, invite your crush on a crumpled up napkin, make it a mandatory office adventure, pack your mini-van filled with family members who never make it out of the house.

Thursday 8:00p – A special night where we honor the latest group of graduates to finish our program. Featuring a set from our faculty members.

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Friday 8:00p – Power Point Power Hour
We’ve all pretended to be an expert in something we’re not… From college class projects on books you never read, to work presentations you forgot were coming up, to lying on a resume about your Microsoft office skills. Watch as these comedians present to you a PowerPoint they’ve never seen on a topic they’ve never been told about. Come and learn a thing or two as these comedians tell you about something… as they learn it as well.

Friday 9:30p – St. Claude Comedy Hour
A stand-up comedy showcase at the venue voted “best place to watch comedy” annually by locals since 2013. Featuring local legends, badass up and comers, and surprise visitors!

Saturday 7:00p – PART TIME HUMANS
The critically-acclaimed, award-winning, creative badasses at The New Movement understand you’ve got a lot on your plate on a Saturday night. So we proudly present an early comedy show at the venue annually voted “best place to watch comedy in New Orleans.” Get it, have a drink, laugh a lot, then hit the town.

Saturday 8:00p – The Wheel of Improv
Do you like game shows? Do you like laughing? Perfect, we’ve got a show we want to tell you about.  Think American Ninja Warrior mixed with an episode of Saturday Night Live with a dash of Who’s Line Is It Anyway minus all of the stuff in American Ninja Warrior that won’t fit on our comedy stage. The Wheel of Improv is a handful of comedy show formats randomly jammed together, executed by a team of the most experienced performers in New Orleans.

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Saturday 9:30p – Service Industry Nightmares
A comedy show where we turn your crazy restaurant stories into improv comedy. Work in the industry and have something to say about an asshole customer, a bizarre manager, or had an awkward exchanges with a co-worker? We want to hear it. Do you eat out a lot and have dealt with an asshole waiter, a bizarre manager, or had an awkward exchange with a loved one over a meal? WE WANT TO HEAR IT.


Btw…

Know someone in need of some office or retail space? TNM is has some New Orleans rental space available.

Our latest round of New Orleans improv classes is now open for registration.

New Orleans Comedy Shows This Weekend

Is the weather…not insanely stupid right now? We don’t want to speak too soon but it seems like it might be safe to leave your house. Which is perfect since we’ve got a stacked lineup of live comedy for you to soak up this weekend. Proceed with the comedy listings!

FRIDAY 7:00p

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The name says it all – Free Fourth Fridays is HERE and we start tonight!

FRIDAY 8:00p

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The 15 Minute Comedy Hour returns with FOUR brand new formats for the price of one!

FRIDAY 9:30p

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Your favorite storytelling game show returns with a special Friday night performance!

SATURDAY 7:00p

UNHINBED

A live comedy show taping featuring one of our longest running house groups, UNHINGED!

SATURDAY 8:00p

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It’s our most popular show and damn, does it deliver every single week.

SATURDAY 9:30p

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It’s the debut of a new one-woman comedy event, featuring local favorite Jackie Palms!


About The New Movement:

The New Movement is an intimate theater space featuring an array of stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy shows. We feature a full bar, cozy patio, upstairs aquarium, and a community of creatives who make TNM the nerve center of the New Orleans comedy scene.

“A LYNCHPIN FOR THE GROWING COMEDY SCENE IN NEW ORLEANS” – NOLA.COM

JOIN THE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE JUMP STARTED THEIR COMEDY CAREER, MET FUTURE COLLABORATORS, OR STARTED THEIR NEXT BIG THING THROUGH OUR COMEDY COURSES.

VOTED “BEST PLACE TO WATCH COMEDY” ANNUALLY BY GAMBIT READERS SINCE 2015

READ MORE ABOUT OUR NEW ORLEANS COMEDY SHOWS FEATURING A DIVERSE CAST OF COMEDIANS, WRITERS, ACTORS, AND FILMMAKERS FROM THE 504 AND BEYOND.

The Weirdest Spelling Bee on the Planet Returns this Thursday!

This Thursday at 9:00p we are proud as punch to bring back one of our most fun show formats of all time – the F’D UP Spelling Bee!

Contestants will be tasked with spelling out sounds, spelling out answers to easy questions, and other wonderfully impossible challenges. From the official event description:

Our annual f*cked up spelling bee is BACK and dumber than ever. Witness comedians try their absolute best to win a very impossible spelling bee. They are going to be absolutely terrible at this and you are going to have a wonderful time.

Sounds like your Thursday night is s-p-o-k-e-n for, amiright? Doors open around 8:00p so you can spruce up your vibes with a cold cocktail from our patio bar. Go ahead and score those tickets now we’ll see you at the New Orleans comedy nerve center in just a few days!


About The New Movement:

The New Movement is an intimate theater space featuring an array of stand-up, sketch, and improv comedy shows. We feature a full bar, cozy patio, upstairs aquarium, and a community of creatives who make TNM the nerve center of the New Orleans comedy scene.

“A LYNCHPIN FOR THE GROWING COMEDY SCENE IN NEW ORLEANS” – NOLA.COM

JOIN THE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE JUMP STARTED THEIR COMEDY CAREER, MET FUTURE COLLABORATORS, OR STARTED THEIR NEXT BIG THING THROUGH OUR COMEDY COURSES.

VOTED “BEST PLACE TO WATCH COMEDY” ANNUALLY BY GAMBIT READERS SINCE 2015

READ MORE ABOUT OUR NEW ORLEANS COMEDY SHOWS FEATURING A DIVERSE CAST OF COMEDIANS, WRITERS, ACTORS, AND FILMMAKERS FROM THE 504 AND BEYOND.

Live Art + Live Comedy = This Thursday Night!

Looking for something to do this Thursday night, New Orleans? TNM is proud, pumped, and pretty dang excited to present a unique event featuring what we’re known for (live comedy) plus an added element of fun – live art!

The Comedy Lottery is one of our latest shows and it’s always a blast – a cast of comedians that call TNM home put their name in the lottery machine. After a couple of hearty spins we put together some one night only comedy groups!

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This week we put an extra spin on the festivities as we invite local artist Alex Harvie to join us. While the improv is happening on stage, Alex will be set up on the side with his canvas facing away from the audience. He’s on deck to paint whatever the comedy inspires him to paint – at the end of the show Alex will reveal his piece!

Ready to score some tickets? Head to our Eventbrite page and make it happen!

The New Orleans Comedy Marathon Kicks Off Tonight!

It’s been a long, hot Summer. It’s almost over with. You wipe the sweat off your forehead. Check the calendar. Only a little bit left. Soon it’s Fall –  football, breezes. You check your calendar again. You realize…it’s almost the end of Summer. That means…it’s time for the New Orleans Comedy Marathon.

You tell a friend, you buy some tickets. You head to The New Movement. You laugh. A lot. You realize…this is the best decision you’ve made all Summer (besides that impromptu road trip to Blue Bayou, ya waterpark nerd).

For full description of each show hit this link up. Scroll down for the quick hits and ticket links. See y’all this weekend!

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Tonight it begins! In order – a finale to a new tradition, the finale to one of our first ever shows, and a debut.

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Friday is really heats up in a big, weird way. Three comeback shows then a super show edition of a new favorite.

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Pictured above, the definition of a doozy. The most shows in one night that we’ve done in almost two years. Strap in, comedy fam – don’t miss this!

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