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HOLLYWOOD FOLLIES: Comedy & Burlesque with Joey Coco Diaz, Chris Fairbanks, Kevin Farley, Darren Carter, Kate Quigley and Allan Cunningham featuring The Sugar Club Girls


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HOLLYWOOD FOLLIES: Comedy & Burlesque with Joey Coco Diaz, Chris Fairbanks, Kevin Farley, Darren Carter, Kate Quigley and Allan Cunningham featuring The Sugar Club Girls
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:00 PM
Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18 & over
  • Two item minimum
  • Line ups are subject to change.
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  • Ticket Price: $10.00
  • Door Time: 9:00 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Room
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
    Line ups are subject to change.
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  • The Sugar Club

    The Sugar Club

    Very sexy, very edgy and very funny...

    LA’s biggest burlesque extravaganza is an irresistible evening of sinful delights and sophisticated sensuality, featuring an explosive mix of the best in art-house burlesque performances and breathtaking circus acts.

    Welcome to the smoke-filled den of a 1930's Speakeasy; introducing a stunning array of daring and dazzling new interpretations of classic burlesque and vaudevillian specialty acts such as, hoola hoops, flame dancing, aerials, belly dancing and much much much more… 

  • Kate Quigley

    Kate Quigley

    Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, model, host, and actress. Her credits include THE OFFICE (Fox), THE DANNY COMDEN PROJECT (Pilot for Warner Bros), THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW (NBC), and TALKSHOW WITH SPIKE FERESTEN (Fox) to name a few.  Most notably Kate is the host of the new show, UNDER COVER on Playboy TV.  She also hosts a web show called, #DateFAILS on the Jon Lovitz Comedy Network (JLCN.tv), and has had guests such as Katt Williams, Jon Lovitz, & Stephen Kramer Glickman. Kate performs stand-up regularly at the Improv, Icehouse, Comedy Store, and Jon Lovitz Comedy Club and recently returned from an Armed Forces Tour, performing for troops in Japan, Singapore, Guam, and Diego Garcia. Kate is SAG/AFTRA, and has a BFA in Acting from the prestigious Chicago Collegefor Performing Arts.

    Check out her weekly podcast with Co Host Stephen Kramer Glickman at: 

  • Kevin Farley

    Kevin Farley

    Kevin Farley has truly established himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television.

    Farley grew up in Madison, WI, as the fourth child of five children and he attended Marquette University where he earned a business degree. Farley then went to work for his father’s business, but eventually moved to Chicago and studied at the famed Second City and continues to be active as a key alumnus. Then it didn’t take long for him to establish himself as a comedic presence both on the big screen and television in Los Angeles.

    He immediately began working with Adam Sandler in The Waterboy and also starred in the comedic films Black Sheep and Beverly Hills Ninja. Then Farley landed a starring role as “Doug Linus” on MTV’s sitcom 2gether where he was met with rave reviews. Farley has also been seen in numerous hit TV series such as That '70s Show, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Joey, Just Shoot Me, Curb Your Enthusiasm, United States of Tara, True Jackson, VP and many more.

    In the feature film An American Carol (Directed by David Zucker) Farley’s lead character is a spoof on director Michael Moore as the storyline moves into a satirical look at Hollywood and America’s politically correct culture. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America. The supporting cast included Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight, Leslie Nielsen and the late Dennis Hopper.

    Farley moved behind the camera as co-writer and co-director of Hollywood & Wine, which takes an irreverent look at an actress struggling because she’s a dead ringer for a tabloid train wreck-type actress. Alongside Kevin Farley and co-writer John Farley this hilarious film stars a unique cast of comedians, (SNL alum) Chris Kattan, David Spade, Norm MacDonald, Horatio Sanz, Chris Parnell as well as Nicky Whelan, Chazz Palminteri, and Vivica Fox.

    Next up for Farley is the feature film White Knight (released January 2011). Farley stars alongside Tom Sizemore and Stacy Keach. It’s about a Texas Ku Klux Klan member confronts everything he's been taught to hate when he's sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm. An unconventional love story develops that opens their eyes to the possibility of a different life. And a man who was a born and bred racist finds himself heading down a completely different path to salvation.

    White Knight Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyqIroSjpBY

    Listen in on iTunes Radio to the Farley Bros Radio show as Kevin and John (along with traffic cop comedienne Carissa Kosta) spin hilarious takes on life, love, family and more. Drawing on their long history in Improv comedy, the gang riffs on news-of-the-weird stories from all corners of the planet and their very own wild experiences in and out of the entertainment galaxy. From Madison to Hollywood and all points in between, it's a free-flowing conversation undeniably
    “Farley” style.


    Multi-tasking his truly gifted talents is easy for Farley – he does it all with a fabulously contagious sense of humor, both on screen and off.

  • Darren Carter

    Darren Carter

    As soon as Darren Carter (‘The Party Starter’) takes the stage he unleashes a captivating flurry of impersonations, observations, and off-the-wall social commentary that is a comedy experience unlike any other. Darren’s contagious charm and vivid imagery paints a picture, both relatable and unique. No wonder critics nationwide are calling his act ‘a must see’.
    With brilliant delivery and an animated style, Darren Carter captivates a crowd and leaves his audiences rolling with laughter, while begging for more. The Los Angeles based comedian has performed all over the world and is a fan favorite at the nation’s most prestigious clubs including the Laugh Factory, Hollywood Improv, and Comedy & Magic Club, to name a few. On the live performance front, he recently rocked the stage in front of 20,000 fans at L.A.’s prestigious ‘POWER 106 Comedy Jam’ alongside Katt Williams, Carlos Mencia, and Russell Peters.

    Hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg spotted Darren Carter on television doing his dead-on impersonation of the rapper, which led to performing multiple times at Snoop’s annual family reunion.

    The party doesn’t stop there. After appearing in the summer blockbuster ‘Be Cool’ with John Travolta Darren continues to make appearances regularly on television. Whether it’s Comedy Central, BET, NBC, or E!, Darren appeals to a wide audience. And if you think you are hearing Darren’s voice, don’t worry, you aren’t going crazy! He’s been using his dynamic abilities for a number of voiceover roles, including Activision’s top-selling video game, ‘Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland’.

    Darren can be seen chatting it up on “Chelsea Lately”, alongside Jay Leno, entertaining on Youtube, or better yet, check him out LIVE at a show near you!

    For shows and touring schedule visit www.darrencarter.com or just Google Darren Carter.
    (Little Known Fact: Darren enjoys being ‘Googled’)

  • Chris Fairbanks

    Chris Fairbanks

    Chris Fairbanks, a young comic who left the scenic comfort of Big Sky Country in Montana ten years ago to join the Texas comedy circle, has been getting a lot of attention. In the past few years, Chris took first place in 2003's Funniest Person in Austin contest, attended Montreal's Just for Laughs festival in their "New Faces" showcase, starred as "Randy" on the MTV reality series "The 70's House", received 1st runner-up in Comedy Central's Laugh Riots contest, and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central's Premium Blend. He currently is an action sports correspondent for the Fuel TV network, just appeared on Last Comic Standing (season 6) and was a series regular on Comedy Central's "Reality Bites Back". Chris resides in Los Angeles and makes his living as a club touring stand-up comic and actor.

  • Allan Cunningham

    Allan Cunningham

    Comedian Allan Cunningham, the last of the great story tellers. Several years ago while at grad
    school at UCLA, I attended a comedy show to blow off some steam. With tears of laughter in
    my eyes, I watched as a young comedian captivated an audience of 18 to 24 year-old college
    kids and had them laughing hysterically with stories about subjects they hadn't even
    experienced in their own lives yet. The pictures he painted with words, along with hilarious
    facial expressions, were so vivid that these young adults were able to peak into Allan's life and
    his struggles as a young single father raising a selfish daughter who's only sixteen years
    younger than him. After his performance, the college students rushed towards him to get
    pictures, hugs and hand shakes. I was a little taken aback when I noticed he was the only
    African American in the room, yet the way his comedy crossed invisible color-lines,
    immediately made me a fan. Even though I didn't have enough time to wait in a long line to
    meet the comedian, I stayed in the loop and attended many of his local performances.
    Over the years as an audience, we've laughed over stories about his daughter growing into a
    young, bratty adult, we were there throughout his many failed relationships and his continued
    drama with his mom, dad and three older brothers. His storytelling has gotten so brilliant, we
    felt as if we were with Allan in his childhood bedroom while he hid from his middle school
    bully. But the way he entertained as well as educated us about his health concerns and allowed
    us to experience his trip to the doctor's office during the scariest moment of his life was
    I finally approached Allan after his recent performance at Second Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in
    Los Angeles. I have seen this man rock colleges, countless comedy clubs and theaters, but
    what he did in that church let me know that he is one of the most underrated comedians I've
    ever had the pleasure of viewing and I had to let him know that he is destined for greatness. On
    stage I've seen him in a vulnerable state after revealing such personal matter, but I've never
    seen him embarrassed, until now. After talking for awhile I told him how he made me laugh
    during some difficult times in my life; parents divorced, losing my father and grandmother to
    cancer in the same year and the stress of med school. He smiled, hugged and thanked my wife
    and I like the class act I expected him to be.

    The N Word http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmVx2S3ZS5s Ugly Women http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezLvDLTSiVM
  • Joey Coco Diaz

    Joey Coco Diaz

    Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in North Bergen, NJ, Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz has quickly become one of the most sought after actors and comedians in the entertainment industry today. His love of storytelling is reflected in each role he takes: whether it is on film or on stage, his passion for entertaining and delighting audiences shines through every performance. This winter, Diaz can next be seen starring as ‘Mikey’ opposite Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, and Kim Basinger in the highlyanticipated feature film “Grudge Match” (Warner Bros.). Diaz’s start in comedy began while serving a short stint at a correctional facility in Denver, CO in 1988. “Each Wednesday we would watch movies on the projector, but sometimes it would break,” he shares, “so I would get up and do stand up to fill the time.” Learning he had the skills to make an audience laugh, he pursued comedy after his release and began performing at an assortment of comedy clubs in the area. While he was touring as a working comic, he began acting in a variety television and film roles. You may recognize him from his appearances in “The Mentalist”, “Children’s Hospital”, “My Name is Earl”, or “General Hospital” - to name a few. On the film front, Diaz has held roles in “The Longest Yard”, “Spider Man 2”, “Smiley Face”, and “Taxi”, among others.

    In 2013, Diaz continues to perform stand up and act, while also staying on top of the new media move in podcasting. Currently, Diaz hosts his bi-weekly podcast “The Church of What’s Happening Now,” which ranks among some of the most highly downloaded podcasts online. He is also a regular guest on Joe Rogan’s popular podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience.”

    On the comedy front, Diaz continues to tour and perform at the biggest comedy clubs in the country. His comedy specials in “The Testicle Testaments” have sold thousands of downloads, and have even made it to the Billboard Top 100. Diaz’s raw style of comedy is highlighted on television with recurring sketch roles on “Stand Up Revolution” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Later this year, Diaz will release his new DVD/CD special - which will surely top the charts once more. 

  • Special Guest

    Special Guest

HOLLYWOOD FOLLIES is a gut laughing, eye popping show hosted by celebrity guests and features a gaggle of wildly talented, envelope pushing comedians interspersed with super sultry burlesque performers (from ensemble cast of The Sugar Club) that will titillate your “you know what “and, in the end, send you laughing out the front door. 

This is a multi-faceted platform that re-creates the classic Vaudeville stage shows of the 1900’s with a modern twist of comedy and burlesque. Surprise special guests will make regular headlining appearances as well, so don’t miss the edgiest, sexiest, most hysterical comedy show in town!
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