Tiki Tugboat with Kumail Nanjiani and Tommy Johnagin + Live Music and Dancers!
18 & over
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Tommy is an autobiographical story telling comedian who is a favorite at comedy clubs all across the country. In 2007 Tommy was invited to the prestigious “Just For Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, Canada where he was the highest reviewed “New Face.” He has also appeared at Comedy Central’s “South Beach Comedy Festival” TV credits include: Five appearances on “The Late Show” with David Letterman. His own half-hour special on Comedy Central, Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and, “John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show”. In 2010 he finished 2nd on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He’s also appeared on CMT’s “Comedy Stage” and TBS’s “Very Funny Stand Up Show”. He has also been a guest numerous times on the nationally syndicated radio programs “The Bob and Tom Show” and the “The Ron and Fez Show”.
Kumail is a tireless Los Angeles-based writer, actor, and comedian. He has been seen performing stand-up on Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. His 2013 comedy special Beta Male was on the "best of 2013" lists for Vulture, Village Voice, and the Onion AV Club, and it was chosen best comedy special of the year by Entertainment Weekly. Kumail is a recurring cast member on shows like Portlandia, AdventureTime, and the webseries Burning Love, among others. He has also appeared in the feature films Hell Baby, Loaded, Bad Milo, Five Year Engagement, and the upcoming Hot Tub Time Marchine 2. He was a regular cast member on TNT's Franklin and Bash for two seasons and is now a regular cast member on the Mike Judge show Silicon Valley on HBO. The live show he cohosts, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, is considered the best standup show in Los Angeles, and it will be a series on Comedy Central in 2014.
Jamie Flam sometimes wears suits, and always wears a smile. Dammit.
Upon graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 2005, Lee moved to New York City to fill the stand-up publicist position at Comedy Central. Today she is one of NYC's fastest emerging comedians. In addition to performing at top venues such as Comix NY, Caroline's On Broadway and The Laugh Lounge, Lee has opened/featured on road shows for headliners Zach Galifianakis and Jeffrey Ross.
She has performed at festivals such as the Out of Bounds Festival in Austin, TX, The New Orleans Comedy Festival and The New York Underground Comedy Festival. This year, Lee was one of ten chosen from a 200+ applicant pool to perform in the Underground Festival's Emerging Comics Contest, where she placed First Runner-Up. Based on her stand-out performance at "See You Next Tuesday" at UCB LA, alongside performers Judd Apatow and Jonah Hill, Lee was passed for booker Scott Auckerman's prestigious "Comedy Death Ray" showcase.
Lee appeared on the national cable show F'NMTV. She was a featured guest on VH1's "Best Night Ever" video podcast and has had multiple appearances on Keith and the Girl, the #1 comedy podcast on iTunes. She regularly acts in web shorts for Collegehumor.com.
Lee writes jokes for the "Fashion Slip-Ups" page of Life & Style Magazine. Lastly, Lee produces a monthly show in NYC to benefit B.A.R.C. Animal Shelter of Brooklyn.
The Tiki Tugboat is BACK!
Come to The Hollywood Improv and take a pleasure cruise on the Tiki Tugboat to exotic locales with a backdrop of live music, top comedy acts, Polynesian dancing, and more!
TIPPER NEWTON & JAMIE FLAM
Live music by:
The Tikiyaki 5-0
KUMAIL NANJIANI (Silicon Valley)
TOMMY JOHNAGIN (Letterman)
+ MORE & SPECIAL GUESTS!
PLUS: ISLAND DANCERS led by KENDALL KANOA HAWLEY
+ SPECIAL DROP-IN GUESTS!
Expect big surprises, and a show unlike any other you will see. Stand-up, original songs, stories, photo opportunities, and true variety.