2015-05-07 / Around Town

New Home for Comedy

Paula Poundstone Paula Poundstone The Newport Comedy Series has announced that the Newport Hyatt on Goat Island will be the new venue for the series’ 2015 season. “We look forward to a 15th consecutive season as we continue to bring many of the biggest stars in standup comedy to Rhode Island and Newport,” said Series President Joe Rocco. He said that six to 10 shows will be staged from July through November in the Hyatt’s ballroom, with two performances already confirmed: Paula Poundstone will make her area debut on Oct. 9, while Natasha Leggero will appear on Nov. 13. Tickets go on sale May 14 and may be purchased by calling 800-745-3000.

Natasha Leggero Natasha Leggero

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