TNM News - New Orleans

North Coast Workshop Residency! Sep 9, 2014

North Coast Workshop Residency!
The New Movement – New Orleans summer workshop sessions has a big one coming up for our lovers and/or practitioners of all things musical improv. North Coast takes up residency at TNM St. Claude! They’ll be teaching 4 workshops over the course of the weekend. Check them out: Saturday, September 20th 1PM-3PM $30 Musical Improv Level 1: No more only making up songs in the shower! Use simple song structures to master the basics of Musical Improv and unlock all the fun you see on stage. From jazzy show tunes to Rock N’Roll epics, this workshop will guide even the most entry-level improv student towards forms that unlock their musical potential. Saturday, September 20th 4PM-6PM $30 Intro to beat-boxing: Stop spitting all over the microphone and...
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TNM Nola Season Button Mar 19, 2014

Get excited! Season 6 is fast approaching, and with it comes new troupes, new shows and, our new favorite, The TNM Season Button! Our new Season Button program gives our old friends and new friends the chance to see 12 plus shows in Season 6 for the low cost of $15! What does $15 and the Button get you? Well, check it out: Every Lights Up in April (Every Thursday at 9:00pm) Every Franchise in May (Every Friday at 10:30pm) Every Megaphone Show in June (Every Saturday at 10:30) And one special show a month! (to be announced via Twitter and Facebook) You may be asking, “How do I get one of these sweet passes so I can hang out...
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My Louisiana Style + Wax and Seals Gala Invitation Oct 14, 2013

I perform comedy for a living. Looking good is not a requirement for performing comedy. Also, to many people I probably won’t ever really look good unless I shave my face. To those people I say “Ha Ha Ha” followed by “I am judging a Louisiana Style contest at the Wax Museum for Easter Seals” finishing with “How do you like me now.” I bet everyone who doesn’t think I have any fashion sense is really feeling bad about how they treated me before. Look, just because I can pull off weird socks with ill-fitting pants and a Pelicans hat doesn’t mean you need to be upset with me. How about instead you acknowledge me at my best, which is...
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Jamie Kilstein Coming to Both TNMs in August! Apr 25, 2013

GET YOUR NOLA TICKETS HERE! GET YOUR AUSTIN TICKETS HERE! “Watching Jamie reminds me of why I got into comedy. It is like watching a combination of George Carlin and Bill Hicks” – Janeane Garofalo Jamie has been seen on The Conan O’brien show, MSNBC’s Up with Chris, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Showtimes The Green Room, CNN’s The Joy Behar Show, The Paramount Comedy Channel in the UK, The BBC, The Comedy Channel in Australia, HBO Canada, and Showtime Comedy in the Middle East. He Co-Hosts Citizen Radio which has been praised by Janeane Garofalo, Noam Chomsky, Robin Williams and him and his co-host were named by The Nation Magazine as top “media heroes” . Most importantly Glenn Beck has...
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Season Two Nola Mar 20, 2013

Season One is just about in the books and that means we are revving the engines for Season Two.  This time around, TNM is excited to feature brand new shows, bring back new and improved classics, showcase some fantastic out of town names, and introduce you to some new faces in New Orleans comedy.   What’s New! We are excited to bring new shows to our regular lineup in Season Two.  Sophie Johnson’s new show Press Pass features improv, sketch, and stand up inspired by the news and it goes monthly starting on April 12th.  Two red hot teams have cracked the weekend lineup.  You are used to seeing them on Thursdays, but now you get to see them on the weekend....
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Megaphone Marathons 4: Call for Submissions! Mar 13, 2013

The comedy event of the Summer is back! The Megaphone Marathons, now in its 4th year, is looking for submissions of all kinds – improv, sketch, character standup pieces, solo pieces, late night weird stuff, etc.. Fill the form out below and save that date. Please note that for the first time ever, The Megaphone Marathons has a $10 submission fee. This money goes right back into the festival to ensure large crowds and badass parties. Loading… Who is the submission fee for?
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Name that Show! Jun 13, 2012

Name that Show!
With the onslaught of new performers in TNM Land, it’s quite necessary that we unleash a brand new show for them. This show will be for up-and-coming TNM groups only as a way for them to get the stage time they need to develop. We want your help in naming the show! Fill the form out below with your ideas and if you like, tell us who you are. If we choose your name you’ve got some gifts coming your way. Submit as many entries as you like. Deadline is this Friday, June 22nd. Loading…
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Hell Yes Fest Early Bird Passes on Sale Jun 10, 2012

Hell Yes Fest Early Bird Passes on Sale
There aren’t very many of these available for this Early Bird #1 Round so if you feel the funk then step up to the plate and grab one! Follow HellYesFest on Twitter! Online Ticketing for Hell Yes Fest Pass (Early Bird #1) powered by Eventbrite
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Todd Barry in Nola on May 19th May 3, 2012

Todd Barry in Nola on May 19th
One of comedy’s most acclaimed comedians is headed to New Orleans. Todd Barry comes to The New Movement with TWO SHOWS on Saturday, May 19th. Shows are at 8:30pm and 10:30pm at The New Movement. Featured openers are comic standouts Dane Faucheux, Andrew Polk, Chris Trew, and Cyrus Cooper. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the best stand ups in the country. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:
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Gambit – Covered! Feb 26, 2012

Gambit – Covered!
We’re thrilled. We’re stoked. We’re touched. We’re on the cover of The Gambit in New Orleans. To read the article by the wonderful Mr. Alex Woodward you’re gonna have to pick it up in person because it ain’t on the innynets quite yet. Thanks Gambit! Thanks New Orleans! In all its glory:
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Hannibal Buress is on his way to TNM Nola Feb 26, 2012

Hannibal Buress is on his way to TNM Nola
Hannibal Buress is on his way to TNM Nola for TWO shows on June 6th.  Check out the former 30 Rock and SNL writer in the Crescent City. Get your tickets:
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Under Construction! Feb 26, 2012

Under Construction!
As you read there is probably somebody at 1919 Burgundy painting, taping, floating, sweating, measuring, stacking, something-ing. The above is the view from the tech booth!  
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