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COMEDY & COCKTAILS with Jackie Kashian

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COMEDY & COCKTAILS with Jackie Kashian Thursday, August 29, 2013 08:00 PM Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Two items minimum
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  • Bill Devlin

    Bill Devlin

  • Jackie Kashian

    Jackie Kashian

  • David Race

    David Race

  • Don McMillan

    Don McMillan

  • Tommy Savitt

    Tommy Savitt

Show Details
  • Ticket Price : $14.00
  • Door Time: 6:00 PM
  • Show Type : Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Room
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
Description:

Comedy & Cocktails, a perfect mix! Delicious liquor and the most hilarious stand-up comedians in the country! Show host Bill Devlin has been hosting his Irish Comedy Nights at the Hollywood Improv since 2004. In addition to a stellar monthly line up, celebrity drop-ins have included Chris Rock, Drew Carey, Dave Attell, and more. Come early to have dinner and a drink at the World Famous Improv Bar.

Warm Up Band "Almost Famous"

 

 

Bill Devlin:

“He endears himself to crowds from the moment he steps on stage… funny as hell”
LA Comedy Examiner

Bill Devlin (comedian, actor and writer) was born and raised in St. Paul Minnesota. The youngest of eight children in an Irish Catholic community, serves as fodder in a good deal of Devlin’s reservoir of comedy.

In addition to touring around the country, Bill has also performed at all the major comedy clubs in Southern California. He appears, hosts and produces shows regularly at the world famous Hollywood Improv Comedy Club. Devlin’s long running Comedy & Cocktails show has featured comedy greats Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Margaret Cho and Drew Carey just to name a few.

Hollywood took notice when Devlin performed nine one-hour comedy shows in a two day period at a maximum-security prison. He wrote a first person story of the experience, exclusive to the Los Angeles Times, which was featured on the front page of the calendar section.
This got Devlin his first major feature film development deal.

His unique comedy style is routinely written about in the Irish Herald, The Irish News and The Irish American Post. Did I mention he’s Irish? Devlin has also been profiled on NBC’s Today in LA and on National Public Radio.

He was commissioned to produce, write and host (before a live studio audience) his own TV talk/variety show The Un-Invited Guests with Bill Devlin; which starred comedy legend Dom Deluise.

As an actor, Devlin has been in dozens of television commercials and has starred in several independent feature films (Blood Predator, The God Complex) including the cult hit Rectuma; which screened at the Cannes film festival.

He has worked with such film veterans as Faye Dunaway (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde), Sean Young (Blade Runner) and Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters).

Devlin has performed improv & sketch comedy for many years and trained with the father of improvisation himself, Del Close.

He is also an accomplished professional photographer and percussionist
 

Jackie Kashian: Jackie Kashian has a half-hour special on Comedy Central and has appeared on CBS, NBC, and the Nationally syndicated Radio/TV show Bob And Tom. She has been a national touring comic for over 14 years and has performed at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival, the Bumbershoot Arts Festival in Seattle, Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and has toured Australia for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. This year she travelled to Kuwait and Iraq and performed for the troops.