Museum Day Live at the Lucy Desi Museum

Article Contributed by Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket… for free! New for March […]

Rocky Laporte: Sunday, February 14

Article Contributed by Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum Comedian Rocky LaPorte will be performing during the annual Valentine’s Day show on February 14 at 7pm at the Willow Bay Theater! Rocky LaPorte’s appeal comes from his everyman, streetwise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought […]

New Comedy Show Premier at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Article Contributed by The “nameless!” Comedy Team The producers of “nameless!” comedy will be presenting nameless underground, a new show that is full of improv and standup comedy. The show will premier during the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival 2015. The show stars Allie Brady, Brandon Abbott, Brian Netzel, Bronson Abbott, Bruce Wilson and Marisa Caruso. […]

Infinity & Lucy Classes

Article Contributed by Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. will be collaborating with the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival to host four Lucy-Desi inspired workshops! Join Infinity for a trip down memory lane, as we re-live some of the most memorable moments and features from I Love Lucy! Workshops include: […]

America’s New Home of Comedy: Jamestown, NY

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “The comedy world now understands what we’re doing here in Jamestown,” said Journey Gunderson, executive director of the Lucille Ball Center for Comedy, delighted with the progress toward building the new Lucille Ball Center for Comedy and with this year’s amazing lineup of stars for the Lucille Ball Festival of […]

Comedy Center Park Dedication

Article Contributed by Jamestown Gazette Staff “This is the first tangible segment of fulfilling Lucy’s dream,” Tom Benson, National Comedy Center Chairman, told a packed trackside platform of well wishers, proud organizers, community leaders and workers on Thursday afternoon, July 2 to see the unveiling of the new archway over the pedestrian track crossing at […]

Comedy Center Recieves Lucy Statue

Article Contributed by Lucy Desi Center In regards to unanimous vote made by Celoron Board (5-11-15) to give Lucille Ball statue to the upcoming National Comedy Center “We are extremely pleased with the decision made by the Celoron Board today. We are excited to embrace the statue in a different light; not as likeness of […]

Offerman, Rivers & Carlin Join Seinfeld at 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Article Contributed by Lucy-Desi Comedy Center The National Comedy Center has announced that Nick Offerman, Melissa Rivers, Kelly Carlin and the Story Pirates kids-comedy show will join Jerry Seinfeld as featured performers during the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, July 30th – August 2nd. “The schedule offers something for everyone with contemporary comedy such as […]

Property for National Comedy Center Acquired

National Comedy Center officials and the City of Jamestown have agreed to terms on the purchase of a city-owned building and adjacent land at the intersection of Washington Street and West 2nd Street. The acquired property will be used for the purpose of developing and operating the National Comedy Center. “The City of Jamestown has […]

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