COMEDYJUICE w/ HARLAND WILLIAMS & THEO VON
18 & over
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Comedian and Actor Harland Williams is known the world over for his hilarious movie roles and outlandish stand up and sketch comedy routines. From his unforgettable roles in films such as Dumb and Dumber, Something about Mary, Half Baked, Rocketman, Sorority Boys, Down Periscope and so many more.
Harland has been described as a scene stealing actor whose unique portrayals of his characters keep them etched in the minds of filmgoers everywhere. Add to this his incredible stand up comedy routines, which have been seen on Letterman, The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brian, HBO, Comedy Central and everywhere else.
Described as sharp, witty, unpredictable and original; Harland is the true master of joke telling and crowd interaction. His improvisational skills led to him winning the award for best improviser on NBC’s prime time series, ‘Thank God You Are Here’ (available on YouTube).
Harland Williams is the rare comic artist who has managed to master both Stand Up and Sketch comedy and combine them both masterfully into his shows. Fresh, funny and always full of the unexpected, Harland’s incredible shows are not to be missed.
Theo Von is the host of TBS’s new hidden camera show “Deal With It” from Howie Mandel. He also currently hosts Yahoo!’s popular daily recap show “Primetime in No Time” - one of the most-watched shows on the web. Theo had the highest rated half hour special on Comedy Central last year. He is a contributing writer for Laughspin.com and the genius behind CrankTexts.com, a website where he texts random numbers and gets into conversations with total strangers. CrankTexts was a weekly featured column on CollegeHumor.com. and has had 10 million page views and averages 18 clicks per visit.
Theo has garnered numerous accolades for his many appearances on TV. He was voted “Fan Favorite” as a semi-finalist on “Last Comic Standing,” was the winner of Comedy Central’s “Reality Bites Back,” and has hosted The Comedy Sideshow podcast – consistently one of the 10 most downloaded video podcasts on iTunes. He was also featured on G4’s “The Top 100 Video Games of All Time” and Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” In addition to headlining clubs across the country, Theo has performed internationally at The South African Comedy Festival and for the troops at Guantanamo Bay. He has also appeared at the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the Chicago Just For Laughs Festival and Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival.
Andy Kozel is one of the fastest and hottest rising stars in the LA comedy scene. He began his career in college as a morning radio talk show host for 107.1 The Planet in Champaign, Illinois. At 20 years old, Andy's show became very popular and recieved a #1 in the area ratings beating out syndicated programs such as Bob and Tom and Mancow. After graduating, he trained at the Second City in Chicago and then moved to Los Angeles where he's been tearing up stages ever since. He can be seen regularly at the Laugh Factory and Ha Ha Comedy Club in Hollywood.
Michael tried standup comedy on a dare while a student at the University of Notre Dame. He was soon emceeing Fighting Irish pep rallies and growing 70's style sideburns to do extra work in "Rudy". Upon graduation, he moved to New York City and took a job in advertising but, when his neck became irritated from shaving every day, he retired to pursue comedy full time. His first job was dancing in a pink bear suit at Bar Mitvahs and he was hooked.
Since then Somerville has carved a unique niche in entertainment. He is the writer/host of FLN’s “Wingman”, authors Glamour Magazine’s renowned dating column “Jake: A Man’s Opinion” and is a nationally touring standup comedian. He’s appeared on Comedy Central, NBC’s The Apprentice, VH1 (40 Greatest Pranks, Craziest Concert Moments, 100 Most Wanted Bodies), Bravo’s 100 Funniest Movies and hosted Starz’s Stand Up or Shut Up, Nick at Night’s Road Crew and Encore’s “What Guys Want”. Michael’s debut CD, “Welcome to Somerville” plays in regular rotation on satellite radio and his web series “Love, Somerville” has received over one million views worldwide. He’s been quoted in numerous publications from Time Magazine to Maxim and was named one of “10 Hottest NYC Comics to Watch” by Improper Magazine.
In his free time, Michael likes sleeping late and fettuccini, and loathes the sound of honking horns. While generally convivial, he is most fun after coffee.
Liz Miele made her debut in the New York comedy scene as a determined and precocious 16 year old. By 18 she was turning heads with a profile in the humor issue of The New Yorker Magazine. Now a “veteran” at 29, Liz is a regular at the best clubs in the city including Carolines, Gotham and Stand-up NY. She tackles such topics as inter-racial dating, fear of walking home alone, and mental illness in her family with a sarcastic wit and youthful charm. She was recently featured on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. She also writes and co-stars in a weekly web series with fellow comic, Carmen Lynch called, “Apt C3” (www.AptC3.com) and created and writes an animated web series about broken robots adopted by humans called, “Damaged” (www.DamagedWebseries.com) For more, please visit: www.lizmiele.com
Adam is a graduate of the USC Acting Conservatory. His junior year he studied abroad in London at the British American Drama Academy. Since 2007, Adam has spent time doing improv with the UCB theater in NYC and LA. His TV credits include ABC’s “According to Jim,” MTV’s “Human Giant”, Adult Swim’s “NTSF:SD:SUV” and CBS’s “Two Broke Girls”. He also just wrapped a supporting lead role in the upcoming Paul Feig directed feature “The Heat” starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, a guest star on Netflix’s reboot of “Arrested Development” and a guest star on Comedy Central’s hit comedy “Workaholics”.
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Al Jackson has had an incredible year. Recently he appeared in his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special, earned a showcase spot on Showtime’s “Louie Anderson Presents”, and was featured as a coach on this year’s Emmy winning season of MTV’s MADE. He is also the current host of FOX’s nationally syndicated travel show, Awesome Adventures. Al did this while appearing in two E! specials: 50 Most Insane Celebrity Oops and 50 Super Epic TV Moments. He was selected to participate in the 2011 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Chicago where he was voted one of the best of the fest and can be heard on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and the Opie and Anthony Show. Add to that a resume which already included two appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, a spot on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and Friday Night Stand-Up, commercials for Burger King and Comedy Central, MTV’s MVP’s, F’N MTV, and Comics Unleashed and the future for this young comic looks limitless.
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