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Jan. 30 & 31 NICK DIPAOLO


This witty, sarcastic, and extremely funny comic has had his own podcast “The Nick and Artie Show” with Artie Lange and has been seen on The Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan O'Brien, and on the Comedy Central roasts, where he established himself as one of the finest acts to hit the stage. He Showtime special “Raw Nerve” had rave reviews. Don't miss this up close and personal performance! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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FEb. 6 & 7 BRET ERNST


Bret is a total laugh riot! He's a natural storyteller with a quick wit & loads of fun material. He's appeared on The Late Late Show, Chelsea Lately, has had his own Comedy Central Special and also was on Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show. Not one to miss! Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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MONDAY, Feb. 9 TOM GREEN


Tom Green is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, talk show host, and media personality. He is best known for his MTV television show The Tom Green Show. In 2003, Green had the chance to guest host the Late Show with David Letterman, which led to him hosting his own late night talk show on MTV entitled The New Tom Green Show. From 2006 to 2011, he hosted his internet talk show Tom Green's House Tonight from his living room. Presently Green hosts the live weekly talk-show Tom Green Live on AXS TV. Monday @ 8:00 ($25)

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Feb. 13 & 14 VALENTINE'S WEEKEND w/JEFF NORRIS


Bring your sweetie to a terrific dual headliner show starring Jeff Norris. Jeff combines an energetic performance with great impressions to make his act a totally enjoyable experience. He's witty, talented and loads of fun! You've heard him on the Opie & Anthony show, or you may have seen him on SNL. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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Feb. 20 & 21 TOMMY DAVIDSON


Tommy gained popularity as one of the original cast members on TV's hit In Living Color. He's been seen in the films Booty Call & Bamboozled, and enjoyed huge success with his three Showtime TV specials. He's a natural on stage with a comfortable style and an uncanny ability to make his audiences respond with huge laughs. Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($30), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($30)

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Feb. 27 & 28 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 will also be hosting MTV's Spring Break: Cancun. Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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Mar. 6 & 7 CHRIS DISTEFANO


Described as a high energy comic, Chris Distefano acts out a variety of characters derived from his life, typically leaving you on the edge of your seat wondering “Who the hell is that he’s talking about?" Chris has a Bachelors degree in Psychology to impress his Mom’s friends, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy to impress his Mom’s friends' Moms. You can catch Chris all over MTV! He is a current cast member on MTV2's hit show “GuyCode”. You can also see him featured on MTV's “GirlCode” “Failosiphy” and “Money From Strangers”. He has also been on The Late Show with David Letterman. Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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Mar. 13 & 14 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 & 10:15 ($25)

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Mar. 20 & 21 ANGEL SALAZAR


"CHECK IT OUT!" Salazar's Cuban/Puerto Rican heritage and penchant for sporting mini-skirts notwithstanding, this manic, human laugh factory is rather difficult to describe. His performance is a mixture of street smart ethnic wisecracks, risque humor, physical comedy, music, props and audience involvement - and most importantly, it's always fun! Angel has appeared in such noteworthy films as Scarface and Carlito’s Way. He was also on Last Comic Standing. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), and Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($

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Mar. 27 & 28 ERIK GRIFFIN


Fans of the hit Comedy Central series “Workaholics” instantly recognize Erik Griffin as the show’s iconic series regular Montez. His debut comedy album, Technical Foul: Volume One, will be released this March. His Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour Stand-Up Special will premiere this year. Erik is a first generation American-born comedian/actor who made the decision in 2003 to quit his job and plunge headlong into making comedy his full-time occupation. With his multicultural background, a Central American-Caribbean mother, a father of European decent, Erik blends well into the North American landscape particularly in this era of cultural diversity. With his routine full of hilarious observations about life, love and self evaluation, he brings together all ages and ethnic backgrounds, which makes for an uproariously good time. Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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Apr. 10 & 11 VIC DIBITETTO


HOWLONGDOIGOTTAWAIT???? Not long at all! Vic’s YouTube viral video “Bread & Milk” has over 11 million hits and his Justin Bieber almost 2 million hits; he is fast becoming an internet sensation and is one of the hottest acts on the circuit!! He has been described as "the working man's answer to comedy ~ hilariously commanding the stage with his discourse on married life with children, and snippets of his Italian American heritage", or as he likes to describe himself as “The Working Class Zero!” Don't miss Vic…he's simply terrific! Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($25)

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Apr. 16, 17, 18 & 19 SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO


Direct from his new Showtime Special “Aren’t You Embarrassed?” and the huge success of his previous Showtime Special “What’s Wrong with People?”, Sebastian’s facial expressions and complete disgust with human behavior have given him the reputation as one of the most sought after comedians working today. You may have seen him as an unforgettable and hilarious style correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as he provided hysterical grooming advice to unsuspecting airline passengers and churchgoers, or in Vince Vaughn’s film Wild West Comedy Show. Sebastian’s impeccable comedic timing is like no other, so come on out and see him live! Thursday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($35), Friday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($35), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:45 ($35), and Sunday @ 6:00 & 8:30 ($35)

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Apr. 24 & 25 JIM BREUER


One of the hottest comics working today! Jim has so many facets to his comedy, from heavy metal to the family man, he truly will touch upon everything in between. He was the popular “Goat Boy” from Saturday Night Live, and one of the stars from the movie “Half Baked” with Dave Chappelle. He has had specials on Comedy Central as well as HBO. This is one show that you don’t want to miss! Friday @ 8:00 & 10:30 ($40), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:15 ($40)

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