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Catch comedian Jimmy Shubert Aug. 1-3.
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Photo courtesy of Marc Ryan.
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Marc Ryan will deliver a series of high-energy performances Aug. 19-24.
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Photo courtesy of Mark Klein.
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Accomplished speaker and humorist Mark Klein will perform Aug. 12-14.
Bruce Ayers started the Comedy Club in 1983 in a rented hotel banquet room. Today, the Comedy Club Stardome is one of the best-known comedy clubs in the Southeast. When the great names in stand-up comedy come to Birmingham, there’s one place they all go. Below is a list of the club’s August shows.
The club is located at 1818 Data Drive in Hoover. For more information, call 444-0008 or visit stardome.com.
Jimmy Shubert has built a resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is recognized as one of the busiest comedians working today, headlining comedy clubs, casinos and theaters across the country. His hour-long stand-up comedy special is available on iTunes.
Alive N’ Kickin’ is a theatrical presentation of Shubert’s stand-up persona of a blue collar working man. He combines the outlook of a modern-day Archie Bunker with a real -world sensibility to create signature bits on Starbucks, airport security, relationships and more.
Statum is a Birmingham native who entertains with his Southern-style humor and storytelling. Statum incorporates real-life stories of growing up in the country with classic stand-up comedy to provide a hilarious evening.
Jokes On You Comedy Tour
Three incredible performers team up for one show. With more than 60 combined television credits, this is one star-studded show featuring Bob Nelson from HBO, The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Letterman; Rain Pryor from Head of the Class and Chicago Hope; and Artie Fletcher, seen on Law & Order and on television with David Letterman and Conan O’Brien.
The Tennessee Tramp
Her audiences consist of people 18 to 80 as her subject matter encompasses all ages, genders and ethnic groups. She has an endearing stage presence that makes her audiences think of her as a crazy grandmother, a wacky aunt or a nutty neighbor, and all can relate to her in some way or another.
Mark Klein is an accomplished speaker, humorist and 20-year veteran of the stand-up comedy circuit. He has a superb command of language, stage and the audience. He has been seen on A&E’s Comedy from the Road, Showtime Comedy Club Network and CBS’s 48 Hours.
Earthquake is an explosive comedic performer unlike any other. His stand-up comedy is at its peak, his ability to engage an audience is nationally known and he is now being heralded by critics as one of the most talented comedians in the country.
Tickets: $9.75, $16.50
Marc Ryan is one of the most requested club comics touring today. It’s no surprise because for 14 years, Ryan has delivered an energetic, hilarious performance nightly. His fans describe him as extremely charismatic and fun to watch. Ryan connects with his audiences with real stories from his life.