This Sunday, September 2nd at 9pm over at The Irvine Improv we have an amazing line up coming your way! This show features Skyler Stone, Brody Stevens, Iliza Shlesinger and Chris Porter! We haven’t had too many Irvine offerings lately, so if you are near The Spectrum, don’t miss this one! Save the online/door admission fee and go to http://www.freecomedyshows.com/ to get on the free guest list! Just click RSVP at the top of the site. Bio’s below…
Also, if you’re in the Burbank area, tonight at 8pm (Weds 8/29) Comedy Store regular Rick Ingraham headlines Sardo’s in Burbank! Also Available on the site.
Skyler Stone is an actor, producer, comedian and writer from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has been on The Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He has headlined in over 40 cities and 5 different countries and has opened for Jay Mohr, Damon Wayans, Christopher Titus, Dane Cookand Dave Attell. He had his own show on Comedy Central when he was only 25 years old called CON that he wrote, executive produced, and starred in. The show has found a cult following online and bootlegs of it are distributed frequently. In 2007, Skyler wrote, executive produced and starred in a prank show called Skyler’s Revolution for FOX and in the same year he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Short Film for a short that he directed. Many top directors have cast Skyler in supporting roles in the last few years (Sir Christopher Guest, the Farrelly Brothers, Michael Bay, and Roger Avary to name a few). He has done guest stars on Rules Of Engagement, The Mentalist, CSI:NY, Dollhouse, Dark Blue, Zeke And Luther, and Lost. He has been the host of two Cartoon Network shows, two MTV shows and hosts his own live comedy show every month in LA at the Hollywood Improv called Skyler Stone & People He Pretends Are His Friends (it is one of their top-selling shows). Most remember him from his role as one of the cooks in the feature Waiting, he played opposite Dane Cook, Ryan Reynolds and Luis Guzman in his kitchen scenes. Skyler just starred in his first leading role in a film called Housebroken with Danny Devito. He has also just been cast in a hilarious recurring role on Raising Hope for FOX (from My Name Is Earl creator Greg Garcia). It started airing September 21st of 2010 on Fox in the much sought after time-slot after Glee. Skylerstone.com has won several awards for its design and for its innovative use of Skyler’s twisted comedy. He is currently in his home state (Michigan) filming a lead role for the horror film Hostel: Part III. He hates onions and wants the world to know that. He loves his dog, his girlfriend and her kids and still uses a Walkman instead of an iPod to “keep it real.”
Iliza Shlesinger is the youngest/first female to win NBC’S Last Comic Standing. Her television credits include having her own half hour special on Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central’s Live At Gotham, Showtime’s Pauly Shore & Friends and Bridging The Gap Comedy Special, E! Network’s Chelsea Lately, E!’s The Soup and NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly. She is currently filming for CBS’ new five night a week dating show, Excused. Iliza hosts her own weekly hit web series The Weakly News with Iliza on thestream.tv. Her stand up comedy resume includes performing at the coveted Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and for our troops in various countries. She can currently be seen headlining at variety of colleges and clubs across the US
Dear fans and prospective clients, Brody Stevens is a comedian who possesses that always elusive natural character – many on the inside call him “The Entertainers’ Entertainer”. He is a hot comedy ticket all across the United States with many of Brody Stevens live shows happening in Los Angeles. Brody found his calling in Seattle where he began doing stand-up in the mid-90’s – working out of The Comedy Underground and other notable Emerald City establishments. In addition to his stage work, The Brody Stevens Cable Access TV Show was a cult favorite throughout the Pacific Northwest – The show was zany, in your face and live for two years, adding much needed spunk to Seattle’s dreary climate… Brody Stevens moved to New York City. – Three years in the Big Apple doing everything from the ultra-hip Luna Lounge to Lower East Side street theatre – On top of that, giving tours at Radio City Music Hall… Brody Stevens is Currently active in the Los Angeles live comedy scene. Brody’s many credits include.. *Comedy Central’s Premium Blend *Sarah Silverman’s Jesus is Magic *CBS’s Late Late Show w/Craig Kilborn (three times, five counting re-runs) *Road to Park City (Slamdance Film Festival) *NBC’s Late Friday *PAX-TV’s Next Big Star w/Ed McMahon Another fact, Brody has paneled on National Lampoon’s Funny Money – sketched at Jimmy Kimmel Live – passed FX’s The Test w/Jillian Barberie and is a daily contributor for the Best Damn Sports Show Period on FOX. The Best Damn Sports Show, The Man Show, The NFL Show, various pilots and Late World with Zach Galifianakis are just a few of the many events that have requested his service. Brody Stevens has also appeared in several independent films – hosted Levi Strauss: Semester Online – toured America with the You Laugh, You Lose College Game Show and tamed audiences at the upstart Chicago and Vancouver Comedy Festivals. Brody just wrapped a pilot for Comedy Central (Defending Your Date) and will be laying down video commentary on The Sports List (check your local FOX affiliate). Also, Mr. Stevens is a frequent visitor to the radio airwaves that blanket the Lower Forty-Eight – most notably, The Tony Bruno Extravaganza on Sporting News Radio and the nationally syndicated All Comedy Radio. On each coast, Brody Stevens is fast becoming a crowd favorite – And to those in the know, he’s a hot commodity with child-like exuberance, taking on the business of laughter with a smile.
Best known for his third place finish on the season 4 of Last Comic Standing, Chris Porter has been a touring comic since he was 23. Since the beginning Chris’ raw energy and unique perspective has distinguished him as one of the elite comics in the industry. Born and raised in Kansas City, Chris brings a true stand-up experience to his live shows. There are no sound cues, no puppets, and no catch phrases. Just gut wrenching laughter drawn from his own experience and observations. Chris can also be seen on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special and “Live at Gotham”