Deon Cole doing 5 shows at Bridgeport’s Stress Factory
Comedian and actor Deon Cole, who has a recurring role on the ABC sitcom “Black-ish,” his own Comedy Central special and has been a longtime writer for Conan O’Brien, will be performing five stand-up shows at Bridgeport’s Stress Factory Thursday, July 18-Sunday, July 20. Tickets are $40, $30. 203-576-4242.
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Actor, writer and producer Nick Kroll, who most recently co-created and voiced numerous roles on the Netflix animated series Big Mouth” and was nominated for an Annie Award for “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production,” will be appearing at New Haven’s College Street Music Hall Thursday, July 18. Kroll can be heard in “Secret Life Pets 2” and will appear as Uncle Fester in MGM’s “The Addams Family,” set to be released in October. $49-$39. 877-987-6487.
Speaking of “Secret Life of Pets 2,” Patton Oswalt, who replaced Louis C.K. as the voice of Max the dog in the sequel to the highly-successful 2016 film, will be at Hartford’s Bushnell in the William H. Mortensen Hall July 23. $59.50-$39.50. 860-987-5900.
Comedian Erin Jackson, who works nightly in New York City’s top comedy clubs, and whose new album, “Grudgery,” recently debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts, will be at the Fairfield Comedy Club Saturday, July 20. Jackson co-hosted three seasons of “Exhale,” a panel talk series on the ASPiRE television network, and has been a panelist on sports and pop-culture programs on MSNBC, NFL Network, VH-1 and TV Guide Network. $29. 475-999-2087.
Lynne Koplitz, star of the Netflix special “Hormonal Beast,” will be doing a Treehouse Comedy show at Bobby V’s in Windsor Locks Saturday, July 20. Her credits also include Showtime’s “Funny Women Of A Certain Age,” Comedy Central’s “This Week at The Comedy Cellar” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” $25. 203-230-8700.