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NBA and NHL Playoffs Driving Ticket Sales in May

NBA PlayoffsSpringtime is typically one of the slowest times of the year in terms of ticket sales.   We are still a few months away from the summer concert season, warm baseball games, and the start of both college and NFL football.  However, spring is also the time when both the NHL and NBA are conducting their annual post-season tournaments.  Although both the NBA and NHL are largely struggling to fill their arenas, the playoffs are a different story as fans are eager to gobble up often sold out tickets- especially in major sports markets like Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, and Denver.

The 2012 NBA Playoff have just begun and there has already been some major headlines as teams are vying for the NBA Finals.  The biggest news thus far has been season ending knee injury to reigning MVP Derek Rose.  Without Rose the Chicago Bulls chances for a rematch with the Miami Heat seems unlikely.  With the Bulls less than full strength the Heat seemingly have an easy path through the NBA East.  Here is a look at the 1st round matchups for the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

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Tickets on Sale for Comedy Central Night of Too Many Stars

Comedy Central Presents: Night Of Too Many Stars

Jon Stewart will host Comedy Central Presents: Night Of Too Many Stars

Tickets to Comedy Central Presents, A Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education went on sale today and quickly sold out. The show will take place at New York’s historic Beacon Theater on October 2nd,2010 and will feature some of the top comedians in the world.

For this annual event, Comedy Central has teamed up with Jon Stewart’s production company to put together a night of laughs to help benefit autism education programs. The show will feature Jon Stewart hosting a night of performances, sketches, and short films from some of the biggest names in comedy. Already confirmed to be performing this event are Lewis Black, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Joel McHale, John Oliver, Chris Rock, Sarah Silverman, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog with many more to be announced.

If you are a fan of comedy this will be a great show for a great cause.   Night of Too Many Stars will benefit autism education and family service programs across the country.  These programs will help support of the overabundance of autistic individuals that so desperately need quality services.  Since 2005, the Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education has raised close to seven million dollars. All proceeds from this event will go to  If you weren’t lucky enough to get tickets, be sure to check out Metro Seats’ selection of Comedy Central A Night of Too Many Star Tickets or check out our listing in our New York Concert and Theater Classifieds.