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Photo by Dean Dixon.
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Carrington will donate $2 from each ticket bought for his performance to the Rodney Carrington Foundation.
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Photo courtesy of Steve Brown.
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Comedian Steve Brown was raised in Tuscaloosa, Ala. and has been recently headlining at major comedy clubs and hosting university events across the country.
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Photo courtesy of Drew Thomas.
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Drew Thomas is know for his warm and inviting personality on stage that captivates audiences.
When the great names in stand-up comedy come to Birmingham, there’s one place they all go. 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. Below is a list of the club’s July performers.
The club is located at 1818 Data Drive in Hoover. For more information, call 444-0008 or visit stardome.com
July 10-14, July 17-20
Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor and writer who has recorded eight comedy albums selling over two million copies. Two of these albums have been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Carrington starred in his own television sitcom, “Rodney,” which ran for two seasons on ABC. He also co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film “Beer for My Horses.” According to Pollstar, Rodney was the fourth highest grossing touring comedian in 2009. He regularly performs to sold-out crowds across the United States and Canada.
Carrington is proud of his special project, Rodney Carrington Foundation, a nonprofit that was formed in 2010 to benefit those in need. The foundation is actively evaluating opportunities to support several local and national charities through ongoing events. $2 from each ticket sold for Carrington’s performances will go toward the foundation.
July 1-2, 5-6
Tickets: Tuesday-Wednesday, $9.75, Saturday-Sunday, $16.50
Steve Brown is one of today’s rising comedy stars. His trademark high-pitched voice and high-energy physical antics set him apart from the rest. He has been showcased on top rated shows such as Russell Simmon’s “Def comedy Jam” and the “Tom Joyner Morning Show.”
Brown was born in Detroit, MI, but was raised in Tuscaloosa, Ala. where he derived much of his comedic material. When not on stage, Brown enjoys spending time with his five children. He also coaches little league teams, has his own scholarship fund for college students, and substitute teaches in Tuscaloosa.
Drew Thomas’ comedic stylings are a hilarious portrayal of comedic storytelling. He draws his audience in with his accounts of relationship follies and keen retorts on everyday life and current affairs. His warm and inviting personality puts others at ease and immediately draws the audience in on a comedic roller coaster ride.
Thomas was born in Jamaica, raised in New York and is currently living in Atlanta. He has been honing his craft at some of Atlanta’s top comedy spots such as The Punchline, Twisted Taco, Star Bar and Funny Farm. He has also been featured and headlined at numerous comedy clubs, colleges and universities.