2022-23 Houston Comedy Shows

The popular online and social media comedy trio of Meredith Masony, Tiffany Jenkins and Dena Blizzard bring the hilarious My Name is Not Mom to Houston for 2 shows. | Photo courtesy of Performing Arts Houston

Act now to snag your seats and crack some of Houston’s most original comedy creators this season, courtesy of the good folks at Performing Arts Houston—from September 2022 to the end of April 2023.

Formerly known as the Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), Performing Arts Houston is back with its first full season since the changeover, filled with a powerful lineup of shows drawing inspiration from musical, physical and, of course, talent. , unique comics.

The 2022-23 season is particularly notable for its eclectic mix of live comedy events and performers, featuring popular social media personalities, veteran comedians like Tom Papa and Felipe Esparza, a range of hilarious show dogs and an absurdly perfect mash-up. of offbeat comedy and musical excellence, with shows running from early September 2022 to late April 2023.

Check out all of Performing Arts Houston’s upcoming 2022-23 season, order tickets, or learn more.

2022-23 Houston Comedy Shows

  • My name is not mum at the Wortham Center | Friday September 9 and Saturday September 10, 2022 – Embark on a hilarious journey through motherhood with internet sensations Tiffany Jenkins, Meredith Masony and Dena Blizzard. The comedic trio share their take on motherhood through toddler sleepless nights, middle school craziness, and trying not to physically attack a high school student. $40 to $60. 7:30 p.m. both evenings. Get tickets or learn more.
  • An Evening with Tom Papa at the Wortham Center | Monday, October 7, 2022 – With 20 years of stand-up comedy under his belt, including his beloved “Out in America” ​​series on NPR Live from here with Chris Thiel and four Netflix specials – funny man Tom Papa heads to the Cullen Theater for an evening showcasing his tongue-in-cheek satirical comedy and drawing inspiration from success as a writer, comedian, actor, radio spokesperson and podcaster. Discretion is advised. $45.50 to $55.50. 7:30 p.m. Get tickets or learn more.
  • Mutts Gone Nuts! at Wortham Center | Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Acclaimed as “a must!” speak Washington Post, audience delight for all ages brings the world’s most talented four-legged performers, including the universe’s highest jumping dog, two Guinness World Record champions, a hilarious six-pound Pomeranian Pikachu mix and a host of rescued puppies, who dance, prance, freak out and fight their way into the hearts of the public. $29 to $65; $25.55 to $56.15 for ages 12 and under. 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Get tickets or learn more.
  • Mnozil brass: Gold at Wortham Center | Sunday, February 26, 2023 – Known as the Monty Python of the music world, famed Austrian band Mnozil Brass bring a hysterical new show to Houston. Featuring the best acts from the ensemble’s 25-year history, the show seamlessly combines slapstick comedy with extraordinary musical ability for a fun, virtuosic and hilarious experience. $29 and up (on sale Tuesday, September 6, 2022). 6:30 p.m. Get tickets or learn more.
  • Comedian Felipe Esparza at Jones Hall | Friday, April 28, 2023 – Mexican-born comedian and actor Felipe Esparza brings his biting comedy downtown for just one night. The Last Standing Comic the winner is best known for his special They won’t laugh at youhis recurring appearances on Hypermarket and The Eric André showand his podcast What’s up fool? Discretion is advised. $29 and up (on sale Tuesday, September 6, 2022). 7:30 p.m. Get tickets or learn more. I

Check out all of Performing Arts Houston’s upcoming 2022-23 season, order tickets, or learn more.

Austria’s beloved comedy brass band, Mnozil Brass, brings their 25th anniversary show, Gold, to Houston for one night only. | Photo courtesy of Performing Arts Houston

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