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The New Orleans Comedy Podcast

The New Orleans Comedy Podcast

By The New Movement
The New Orleans Comedy Podcast is a project from the only full time local comedy venue, The New Movement, designed to promote and discuss the local comedy scene. Footage from live shows, backstage interviews, and more!
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How to run an improv jam online
Featuring TNM faculty member and weekly host of Student Union - Benjamin Samuel!
April 30, 2020
Chris & Tami on cancelled shows and how to do improv while on lockdown
On this week's episode TNM co-founders Chris Trew and Tami Nelson chat about the shows TNM lost to the pandemic and discuss ways to keep your improv muscles active while we're all locked in our house.  Email us to get access to any of our scene study videos!
April 6, 2020
Emo Comedy with Grace Gilpin
Chatting with comedian Grace Gilpin about her upcoming shows at TNM! Emo Comedy Night runs Thursday at 8:00 and Unhinged Friday at 8:00. Listen to the episode to learn more about these shows and what's so funny about being emo - just don't be sad about it, okay?
January 30, 2020
New Orleans Comedy Show Calendar
What's going on this weekend at The New Movement? We run down the show schedule and explain why this weekend is special. Listen to the whole episode for a fun surprise at the end!
January 25, 2020
Previewing this week's live programming while getting acupuncture
This week at TNM is slammed jammed packed with great shows and we preview all of it right here on the pod! 
January 10, 2020
Live from 50 First Scenes
This week's episode of the New Orleans Comedy Podcast was recorded as the house opened for our annual New Year's showcase, 50 First Scenes. Host Chris Trew chatted with performers in between signing up to perform their first improv show of the year!
January 3, 2020
Love Sick With Leigh!
We chat with co-creator of Love Sick, a combination dating show/improv comedy event held monthly at The New Movement. Break out the barf bags!
December 20, 2019
I'm Dreaming of a White Claw Christmas
Recorded at The New Movement in December 2019, "I'm Dreaming of a White Claw Christmas", was a night of Christmas Carol parodies performed in front of a live audience.. Produced by Lucas Davenport and featuring performers at TNM in New Orleans. 
December 11, 2019
On the phone with Anna and Joe
We call Anna and Joe to talk about their upcoming shows at TNM, which sauce is best for Joe's dinner, and how much money Joe owes Anna. 
November 26, 2019
Mind Meld, Improv in the Studio, Footage from a Show
This week's episode of The New Orleans Comedy Podcast has performers upstairs warming up, live footage from a Sunday night show in the theater, and TNM alumni/faculty Jackie, Leigh, Joe, and Chris chatting in the studio about doing improv at The New Movement. Produced by Lucas Davenport.  Learn more about getting involved with the New Orleans comedy scene at
November 21, 2019
Introducing the New Orleans Comedy Podcast
The New Orleans Comedy Podcast is a another project from The New Movement designed to promote and discuss the local comedy scene. Footage from live shows, backstage interviews, and info on upcoming events can all be found here. Always recorded at NOLA's comedy venue, The New Movement (2706 St. Claude Ave.).
November 19, 2019