Sit Down/Stand Up Comedy
McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre- Week of 12/16-12/22
This week, McCurdy’s is serving up a creative mix of talent from award-winning veterans in the field of stand-up comedy. Each performer brings his own flair and style to the stage, with unique backgrounds, lifestyles and stories to entertain. Come out this week and be wowed by the abundance of talent and sheer humor to be found, only at McCurdy’s!
Brett Leake- Dec. 18-22
Known at the best Sit-Down Stand-Up around, Brett Leake brings a unique perspective on life to the stage. Living with Muscular Dystrophy isn’t easy, but it can be funny. After being featured multiple times on The Tonight Show (both with Carson and Leno), the MDA Telethons with Jerry Lewis, a PBS Special, and in an award-winning documentary film, “Knuckleball,” audiences everywhere agree. As one of the most sought after inspirational/motivational speakers in the country, Brett speaks to the hope and optimism that can be found through humor on a day-to-day basis. Acclaimed by industry greats like Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno as being one of the most creative comedy writers of this generation, Brett presents clean comedy that’s as brilliant as it is inspirational. Come find out for yourself what makes Brett Leake such an amazing person and talented comic, this week at McCurdy’s!
Devin Seibold- Dec. 20
If years in the classroom won’t make a comedian out of you, we don’t know what will! Devin Seibold draws from his 10 years’ experience as a middle/high school teacher in Florida, along with his unbelievable past dating experience and love of theme parks to develop highly original and thought-provoking material. And it’s hilarious. Delivering an endless supply of intelligent, clean humor in a wit-filled style, Devin is a comedic force to be reckoned with. Devin has been named iHeartMedia Monster’s in the Morning Comedian of the Year, won the Boston World Series of Comedy, appeared on Laughs on FOX, won Side Splitters Comedian of the Year 2014, been selected for Comedy Central Up Next, Florida Top 10 College Picks, and a semi-finalist in Florida’s Funniest Comedian. Come see what makes this talented performer appeal to audiences of all ages and demographics on Friday, Dec. 20th, only at McCurdy’s!
Scott Novotny- Dec. 21
Saturday night, enjoy the tried-and-true comedy antics of Scott Novotny! With the ability to remain professional, even when faced with a wide variety of audience members, Scott has become one of the most sought-after entertainers for corporate events, awards banquets and conventions in the Midwest. With a resume that includes numerous stage productions, acting and writing improv at the “Brave New World” workshop, and founder of The Comedy Caberet, as well as writing for “Saturday Night Live” and the comic strip, “Strange Brew,” Scott’s 20 years in the comedy business has served him well- come out Saturday night, Dec. 21st, to see why, only at McCurdy’s!
Open Mic Night Dec. 18
On Wednesday evening, be sure to stick around in our Green Room Lounge after the Humor Institute 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.
Off The Clock Interview Dec. 19
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!
Podcast- The Conversation
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 Patrick Garrity, Brian Aldridge, Angel Salvador Austin Young, Ken Sons and Mike Stevens, local comedians talking about touring and having an undying love for the game.
This week the comedy is high-octane and ready to explode! Come out to McCurdy’s this week and enjoy professional, inspiring and witty amusement that will make you think and keep you laughing. Stop by, enjoy your evening, and laugh the night away- you never know what will happen at McCurdy’s!