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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 items 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.
  • Presented By:
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  • The Sugar Club

    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

  • 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.

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/farley-bros-radio-farleys/id360574106?i=84444855

    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

    Allan Cunningham aka AC

    Director/Writer/Comedian
    Trouble was inevitable growing up in one of the worst neighborhoods in Detroit, Michigan. My three older brothers, the thugs in my neighborhood, had my back but that didn't stop them from teasing me and my cheap-looking clothing, thick glasses and overall nerdy appearance. Being constantly teased turned out to work in my favor since I quickly learned how to defend myself by using my sense of humor. This ability led me to the stage as a successful stand-up comedian who has performed on many stages all around the globe. I ultimately moved to Los Angeles to further my career. 
    Shortly after moving to Los Angeles I discovered that I am also a writer. I wrote a couple of TV pilots, a short  film and a feature. After my short was misdirected by an up and coming director, I decided to take matters into my own hands by taking film classes at Los Angeles City College and directed my first feature "The Soul Agency" (dramedy). 
    I continued to write two more scripts "The Block" which is a comedy and also a drama titled,  "A Couple of Touches".  I am currently scheduled to direct "The Block" this year under the name of my new company,  Walk The Talk. 

    Pussy Wipes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjDtnE2UXv8 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 highly
    anticipated 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

Description:
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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