Silliness And Shenanigans
McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre has a week of fun and excitement planned for you that you won’t want to miss. From quirky to acclaimed, amateur to professional, we have a wide spread of talent coming to you this week. Plus, we’ve highlighted a few of the guests we have lined up over the next few months. Get a jump on your entertainment this season and include McCurdy’s in your plans. We love to make you laugh and we know you’re in for a treat with these awesome celebrities!
Mitch Fatel Jan. 22 & 23
This is a special event you’ll want to see. Best Comedian at the HBO Aspen Comedian Festival and rave reviews for his Comedy Central debut earned Mitch several appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Howard Stern. His third album, Public Display of Perversion, released in 2013, debuted at #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts.
A little quirky and a lot funny, Mitch will draw you in with his simple-sounding rhetoric, then crack you up as he delivers his punchline with epic timing and utter silliness. Buckle up for a wild ride where anything can happen and you have no idea what’s coming next, this week at McCurdy’s!
Sinbad Jan. 24,25, & 26
With decades of stardom under his belt, Sinbad has been ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “Top 100 Greatest Standups of All Time.” From Disney Channel to HBO to Comedy Central, Sinbad is everywhere and this week, he’s at McCurdy’s! Come out and enjoy Sinbad’s storytelling style of comedy that’s always profound without being profane. Sinbad has recently appeared on Disney’s “Planes,” “Comedy Bang Bang,” “The Eric Andre Show,” FX Television series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice”. Sinbad produced and starred in his own WE TV’s reality show, SINBAD: It’s Just family.” He has done 6 one-hour comedy specials in his long comedy career, 4 on HBO and the last 2 on Comedy Central…and he’s not stopping anytime soon!
Open Mic Night Jan. 22
On Wednesday evening, be sure to stick around in our Green Room Lounge after Danny’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!
Shane Mauss: Combining stand-up comedy, science and psychedelics, Shane brings a unique and often trippy show to our stage in late January, including scientists and plenty of “Aha!” moments as well as “ha-ha!” ones.
Jeff Dye: 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. Check him out when he visits McCurdy’s in February!
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!
Off The Clock Interview Jan. 23
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 spice up your week with comedy! Come out to McCurdy’s and enjoy 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!