ESAU MCGRAW with Ocean Glapion
18 & over
Two items minimum
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Kansas City, Missouri native Esau McGraw is one of the original members of the improv group PCP (The Phat Comedy Players) where he often played up to eight characters in one night. Audiences adore his quirky down-to-earth characters, making him one of the most sought-after comics in the country. Esau currently hosts Chocolate Sundaes, one of the most popular comedy shows in Los Angeles at the world famous Laugh Factory. His television credits include Showtime's Big Black Comedy Show, BET'sComic View and One Mic Stand, Jamie Foxx Presents, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and Martin Lawrence presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up to name a few. He made his film debut in Idlewild as the character Stuttering Sonny, has appeared in Dance Fu directed by Cedric the Entertainer and was featured in the hit stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know.
Born in New Orleans, Ocean moved to Los Angeles at any early age. Growing up in L.A. he was influenced by the raw talent of such comics as Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. Ocean went back to Louisiana to study theatre at Xavier University. He later returned to L.A., where he currently resides, to pursue a career in comedy and acting. Ocean is currently working nightly in the stand-up circuit, in addition to working on an untitled independent film, the Comedy Playground pilot, and a series of commercials for Match.com.
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Esau has been engaging and energizing audiences for 8 years in Southern California. Esau has developed a unique style and a very loyal following.
His acting ability has opened eyes with his debut in the feature film Idlewild. His portrayal of the character Stuttering Sonny has earned him praise and recognition as a versatile artist. Esau has stared in plays like "What My Husband Doesn't Know" where he toured the country playing an 85 year old man. He's also appeared on shows like Real Husbands of Hollywood, Def Comedy Jam, Martin Lawrence 1st Amendment, and the list goes on.....
This clever, quick-witted young man brings irony and rye humor to the stage in a way that makes his presence felt and his act hard to follow. His contemporary, sarcastic style of comedy illuminates any situation, whether he’s the Host, the Opening Act, or the Headliner.