Dana Gould was born and raised in the ironically-named town of Hopedale, Massachusetts. Gould started performing stand-up comedy at the age of 17, three short weeks out of high school. Dana Gould has performed in several HBO specials, as well numerous guest appearances on "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and "The Late Show with David Letterman". Gould recorded the CD Funhouse, which was called "a comedy CD" by Billboard magazine. As an actor, he appeared on "Seinfeld" and "The Ben Stiller Show". After writing the pilot "World On A String" (with Jay Kogen), Gould co-created MTV's late, lamented, Super Adventure Team (with Rob Cohen). Dana Gould then joined the staff of "The Simpsons", where he squatted for seven years. Stand up remains a big part of his career, and he continues to perform regularly.
Acme Comedy Company is an 18+ venue for all shows.
in the club are assigned when the tickets are claimed at the box
office. As a bonus for our Dinner & Show guests; their seats are
assigned first. Seating after that is on a first claimed, first assigned
basis from the front of the club to the back. You can pick up your tickets as early as 2 hours before the show starts (seats are assigned then).
Dinner Seating Times:
8pm Show: Between 5:30pm and 6:30pm
10:30pm Show: Between 8:30pm and 9:15pm
Please note: Gratuity is NOT included in your purchase. The FEE
associated with purchase is for the ticketing company, Seat Engine, as a
handling fee for their service. Seat Engine is a separate company from
Acme Comedy Company.
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Dana Gould began his professional comedy career at the age of seventeen.
Between Comedy Central, HBO and Showtime, Dana has six solo stand-up comedy specials to his credit. He has appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, CONAN, MARON
As an actor, Dana has had memorable turns on SEINFELD, PARKS AND REC, is one of the few actors to play his live-action self on FAMILY GUY. He was a cast member of Frank Darabont’s 1940’s crime drama MOB CITY, in addition to numerous roles in films such as 2016’s cult horror anthology SOUTHBOUND.
Dana was a writer/performer on the original BEN STILLER SHOW and maintains an equally active career as a writer. After creating the pilot WORLD ON A STRING (with Jay Kogen), he co-created MTV's late, lamented SUPER ADVENTURE TEAM with his old Ben Stiller office-mate Rob Cohen. Dana then joined the staff of THE SIMPSONS, where he was a Co-Executive Producer and performed several voices for the show. He was also a producer on NBC's PARKS AND REC.
Dana is the creator and executive producer of the IFC horror-comedy STAN AGAINST EVIL starring John C. McGinley. STAN AGAINST EVIL premiered in October of 2016 to strong reviews and stronger ratings. STAN AGAINST EVIL grew in popularity with its second season and, although an official announcement is still pending, the odds for season three are promising.
In addition, Dana is also developing a hour-long series based on the comic book series THE OCTOBER FACTION with that series’ creator, Steve Niles, as well as well as adapting Rod Serling’s early, original, draft of the screenplay for PLANET OF THE APES as a graphic novel for Boom! Comics.
Despite all this, stand-up remains a focal point of Dana’s career, and he continues to perform regularly across the country. His monthly podcast, THE DANA GOULD HOUR, frequently resides in iTunes' top ten comedy downloads. In 2017, Dana released MR. FUNNY MAN on Kill Rock Stars, a predominantly indie music label. MR. FUNNY MAN, Dana’s first comedy album since 2015’s I KNOW ITS WRONG, debuted on iTunes comedy chart at #1.