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Feb. 24 & 25 ALONZO BODDEN


Alonzo was the winner of season three of Last Comic Standing. His one hour comedy special “Who’s Paying Attention” on Showtime received rave reviews. Alonzo can be heard on his riotous radio program "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" He has performed on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, and The Best Damned Sports Show. Alonzo describes his material as "cynically good natured in an angry suburban Negro kind of way"...the rest of the country just thinks he's mega-funny. Don't miss this hot comic...he's on the move so, catch him while you can! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 3 & 4 TOM COTTER


Tom was the first comedian to ever reach the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. He was the top human finalist and his runner up finish on the show has catapulted him to the comedic stratosphere. Tom's high energy, rapid-fire style of comedy uses a combination of impressions and wacky anecdotes that leave audiences clutching their sides and rolling in the aisles. He has also appeared on The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($25)

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Mar. 10 & 11 JUDY GOLD


Judy has written and starred in 2 critically acclaimed Off-Broadway hit shows: The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom and 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother. Judy’s most recent TV appearances include guest-starring roles on Louie, Broad City, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Inside Amy Schumer, 30 Rock, 2 Broke Girls, and she is recurring on the upcoming new series on TBS Search Party. Judy can be seen doing stand-up regularly at NYC’s top comedy clubs and has had stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO and was twice nominated for The American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Comedian. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 17 & 18 JEFF DYE


Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. Raised in Seattle, this class clown started doing comedy right out of high school and was first nationally recognized on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where he finished third after only three years into his comedy career. Jeff stars as the "young one" in NBC’s new eclectic comedy adventure series “Better Late Than Never” with William Shatner, George Foreman, Henry Winkler, and Terry Bradshaw on their very funny adventures across Asia. Jeff’s passion is bringing love and positivity through laughter to everyone he encounters. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 24 & 25 GODFREY


You may have seen Godfrey on Chelsea Lately, the hit FX show Louie, or caught his one hour special “Godfrey: Black by Accident.” He is one of the hottest comedian on the circuit performing all over the country. He has also appeared on 30 Rock, Soul Plane and Zoolander. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 31 & Apr. 1 ROBERT KELLY


Robert is currently on the hit FX show “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”, he has also been seen on FX’s “Louie,” HBO's "Tourgasm," and on his Comedy Central Presents Robert Kelly Special. He did the "Tourgasm Live" tour across the country, and is frequently heard on the Opie Radio Show and the Jim Norton and Sam Roberts Show. He's clever, abrasive and refreshingly funny ~ come on out and see him live! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Apr. 7 & 8 JESSIMAE PELUSO


Jessimae, one of the breakout stars of MTV's hit show, The Girl Code, is known for her straightforward, "out there" brand of comedy that is leaving audiences riveted. Having also appeared on Chelsea Lately and The Tyra Banks Show, she has also hosted MTV's Spring Break: Cancun. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Apr. 14 & 15 JJ RAMIREZ


Always an energetic crowd pleaser, J.J. was the first comedian to incorporate a "Dating Game" into his stand-up act. He has wowed 'em on Showtime at the Apollo and VH-1, and his well-developed, and very funny chauvinistic side is heard frequently on The Howard Stern Show. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Apr. 21 & 22 KEVIN BRENNAN


Known for his no holds barred style, Kevin is one of the top standup comedians in the country. Kevin started his comedy career in Chicago but soon relocated to New York City to pursue his dream of being on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” He shined on his first Letterman appearance which then led to subsequent memorable appearances on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Last Call with Carson Daly”. Kevin was voted “Best Comedian” at the 2005 Aspen Comedy Festival, which led to his own HBO half- hour comedy special. Kevin has written for “Saturday Night Live,” Comedy Central’s “Sports Show with Norm Macdonald” and the “Latin Grammys.” Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20

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Apr. 28 & 29 JULIA SCOTTI


Julia’s high octane machine gun delivery, combined with her hilarious, groundbreaking, intelligent and thought provoking views on most everything have ignited a buzz all across the country. Julia was a finalist on America’s Got Talent on NBC and a judge’s favorite with Simon Cowell saying - “you’re so naughty - you genuinely made me laugh.” Julia has appeared on Comedy Central and Showtime. She also performs regularly in Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Reno. Reminding us how to laugh, people of ALL ages and ALL persuasions just can’t get enough of this 'Crazy Old Lady of Comedy'. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($25)

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May 5 & 6 JOEY KOLA


Joey Kola is hysterical!!! He steamrolls from the moment he steps on the stage to the end of his superbly energetic performance. You can catch him on the new CBS hit series Kevin can Wait, or you may have seen him on his Comedy Central Special, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon, he was the audience warm-up comic for The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Martha Stewart Show and is currently with The Rachel Ray Show. This guy's a pro, & he's truly funny! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Sat., May 13 BILL ERVOLINO


The Bergen Record's columnist and author of Some Kind of Wise Guy brings his literary humor to life with charm and great fun. Bill's hilarious stories about his family, friends, dog, current events, and any other topic we can all relate to yields a very personal yet universal night of comedy. One special show at 7:00 ($20).

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May 19 & 20 JOE MATARESE


Joe’s completely autobiographical act pokes fun at his subtly dysfunctional Italian family, his own neuroses and use of Celexa and the ADD med Adder-all improving him in so many ways, life with 2 young kids, and his marriage to a psychologist (his perfect match). Joe’s talent for turning real life struggles into comedic gems has landed him appearances on the most sought after TV and radio shows including The Late Show with David Letterman, America’s Got Talent (where he received a standing ovation from all 4 celebrity judges and the 2000 person crowd), Chelsea Lately, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central Presents (his very own 1/2 hour special), The Howard Stern Show, and his brand new 1 hour special “Medicated”. You may also recognize him from Bravo’s reality series Better Half where he taught his wife to perform standup and she brought home the $20,000 prize. Joe’s podcast, Fixing Joe, is now in its third season and brings more of Joe's comedy to his fans while keeping the real-life issues and poignant moments of previous seasons. As always, Joe keeps hoping that by fixing him, you fix a little of yourself at the same time. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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11/12/2002






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