Dangerfield's

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Dangerfield's
Address1118 First Avenue
LocationNew York City, United States
TypeNightclub
Genre(s)Comedy
OpenedSeptember 29, 1969
Website
http://dangerfields.com

Dangerfield's is a comedy club located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, United States, and named after comedian Rodney Dangerfield. The club was founded by Rodney Dangerfield and long-time friend Anthony Bevacqua, who still runs and operates the club today.

The club opened on September 29, 1969. Kenny Burrell, Thelma Houston, and Rodney Dangerfield performed on the opening night, while Milton Berle, Ed McMann, Joan Rivers, and David Frost were in the audience.[1]

Only headliners perform, with no amateur or open mic nights. Performers have included George Carlin, Jay Leno, Tim Allen, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jim Carrey, Andrew Dice Clay, Dom Irrera, Roseanne Barr, Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Bob Nelson, Robert Schimmel and Jeff Foxworthy.

The club was home to HBO comedy specials Rodney Dangerfield put on to showcase young comedians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Ray (October 4, 1969). "New Club Opens On East Side". New York Amsterdam News. p. 19.

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