This week at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre we’re bringing more fun, more crazy and more laughs to you this week with a sizzling line-up and plenty of great events. From musical comedy acts to bigfoot enthusiasts, we have a little of everything for you this week. Our open-mic night is a great chance to meet new and upcoming comedians while enjoying a fun night of comedy. Take a look at our calendar and plan your week accordingly- we’re here to keep you laughing all week long!
Ron Feingold Feb. 5-6
Comedy A Cappella will be the highlight of your week. Orlando-based comedian Ron Feingold will knock your socks off with his hilarious blend of traditional stand-up comedy and A Cappella music in which Ron sings all of his own backup vocals, lead vocals and even vocal percussion. This one-man vocal band takes his show on the road to college campuses, cruise lines and comedy clubs across the nation, bringing the joy of musical comedy to the masses. With a background in musical theatre stretching all the way back to high school, Ron is no stranger to the stage, and it might even be said that music and comedy simply run in his veins. With multiple comedy albums released, Ron has plenty to say- and sing- and loves entertaining audiences with his wide range of talent. Check him out this week on Wednesday and Thursday, February 5 & 6, only at McCurdy’s!
Jeff Dye Feb. 7-9
The host of NBC’s show, Better Late Than Never, nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and bigfoot enthusiast, Jeff Dye has been seen on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and finished third on Last Comic Standing, earning himself a Comedy Central Presents special. He has previously starred on numerous TV projects, including Money for Strangers, Girl Code, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, as well as NBC’s I Can Do That, a variety series in which entertainers compete to showcase their talents, both known and unknown. With a passion to bring love and positivity to everyone he meets through laughter, Jeff Dye is on a mission for funny. Check him out when he visits McCurdy’s this weekend from Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 9!
Open Mic Night Feb. 5
On Wednesday evening, be sure to stick around in our Green Room Lounge after Ron’s show for our Open Mic Night. Beginning at 9pm, this show features 10 amateur comedians performing 5 minute sets. Some professionals even stop by occasionally to work on new material. This is a great chance to see raw talent in its early stages! There’s no cover or minimum purchase, but audience members must be 18 with a valid picture ID.
Check out the amazing talent we plan to see in the next few months on our stage and make plans now to stop by for these incredible shows!
Ryan Hamilton: Fresh from rural Idaho to the comedic scenes in New York City, this one-of-a-kind comedian has recently released his first stand-up special. Be one of the first to spread the news about this up-and-coming comedian when you catch him in February at McCurdy’s!
Maryellen Hooper: Named “Female Comedian of the Year” at the American Comedy Awards, Maryellen’s hour-long standup show about wifedom and mommyhood will have you laughing so hard you’re crying. Discover a bit of the material to be found on her new comedy album, “Maryellen Hooper… Help Wanted” when you catch her live at McCurdy’s!
Bobby Collins: After opening for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Cher, Julio Iglesias, Tony Bennett and Dolly Parton, it’s a real treat to have Bobby Collins return to the McCurdy’s stage. Bringing his razor-sharp wit and apt observances of the human condition to a point of hilarity, Bobby Collins will be the highlight of your week.
Steve O: With a background in stunt training thanks to a detour between college and adulting via the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Clown Circus, Steve O got his start with MTV’s hit stunt-reality TV show Jackass. Find out what makes this physical comedian such a riot when you check him out at McCurdy’s this spring!
Pauly Shore Mar. 26: After his rise to fame in the 1990s as a major film and TV comedian, Pauly Shore is now reflecting on life growing up at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood. His autobiographical documentary will cover his life in the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s. Come out and see what made Pauly a hit in the 90s and keeps audiences coming back for more today when he returns to the McCurdy’s stage in March!
Off The Clock Interview Feb. 6
If you stop by on Thursday evening, you’ll enjoy a bonus treat when Les McCurdy joins the comedians on-stage for our Off The Clock interview. This 15-20 minute interview with the comedians is a great way for audience members to get to know them more personally. There’s also a Q & A portion with the audience, so bring your questions about who they are, where they come from and how they got started in comedy!
To learn even more about our past and present entertainers, be sure to check out our podcast, The Conversation. These backstage interviews with our favorite comedians is an awesome, candid glimpse into what they’re really like, what gets them excited about performing stand-up comedy, and where they’re hoping to go next. Our newest one features Danny Bevins, Geno Williams, Jarrett Moore, Les McCurdy and Mike Stevens- Local and nationally-acclaimed comedians who are quickly becoming favorites among audiences in Florida and across the country.
This week, take a break from the norm and enjoy some off-beat comedy! Come out to McCurdy’s and discover some of the best and brightest performers around. These guys will stop you in your tracks and keep you laughing all week long. Stop by, enjoy your evening, and laugh the night away- you never know what will happen at McCurdy’s!