Bonkerz Comedy Club Announces Upcoming Shows Through June
April 17, 2009 by VegasNews.com
Bonkerz Comedy Club has released a list of upcoming shows through June:
Bruno Lucia with Rob Sherwood
Bruno Lucia is one of Australia’s most popular comedians and television personalities, best known for his role on the Australian sitcom “All Together Now.” He has been featured on several international comedy specials and is a regular at the Laugh Factory, The Icehouse, The Comedy Store and The Improv.
Bruce Mickelson with Jay Harris
Bruce “Big John” Mickelson is no stranger to Las Vegas, having performed in numerous shows on and off the Strip. He is perhaps best known for his headlining role in “Viva Las Vegas,” a show on the Strip. Mickelson has made numerous television appearances including “It’s Gary Shandling’s Show,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and even on the Food Network.
April 30 – May 2
Michael Winslow with Mick Lazinski
Michael Winslow is a veteran comedian and actor best known for his role as Larvelle Jones in the “Police Academy” films. Winslow, a master of vocal gymnastics, can imitate more than 1,000 sound effects using his voice alone. Whether he is recreating the frenzy of Jimi Hendrix playing the guitar or the roar of a jet plane, his versatility is truly extraordinary. In addition to the “Police Academy” films, Winslow has appeared in Mel Brooks’ “Spaceballs,” “Coming Attractions” and was heard as the voice of Stripe in the hit movie “Gremlins.”
Tyrone Davis with Kathleen Dunbar
Tyrone Davis entertains audiences across the country with his high energy comedy and “Take No Prisoners” mentality. Nothing is off limits to Davis, as his jokes cover a wide range of topics from his family to politics and current events. He has shared the stage with notable comedians such as Todd Yohn, Spanky Brown, Killer Bearz and Bruce Bruce. He has made guest appearances on “Rooftop Comedy” and “Comic View.”
Doug McCraw with Mick Lazinski
Comedy hypnotist Doug McCraw headlined his own show, The Ultimate Mental Thrill Show, for five years at Universal Orlando and has now taken his act on the road. During his hilarious show, subjects and audience members take a journey into the world of wacky hypnotic hi-jinks. He has also been featured on “America’s Funniest People” and Comedy Central.
Dwayne Gill with Carin Mac Withey
Dwayne Gill is known as the “Funny Cop” because in addition to being a stand-up comedian, he is a Michigan police officer. He covers topics ranging from current events and relationships to the crazy situations he’s encountered as a police officer. His television debut was on NBC’s syndicated talk show “Night Shift” starring Kevin Ferguson and he was also voted the “World’s Funniest Cop” in 2006 by more than 500 of his police colleagues.
Dean Napolitano with Roy Haber
Born in New York and raised in the South, Napolitano brings his unique views on family life and humor in everyday situations. He is also a recognizable actor who has made more than 50 television and movie appearances. His TV credits include guest appearances on ABC’s “What About Brian” and “Good Morning America” and NBC’s “Heroes,” among others.
The Irish Comedy Tour with Mick Lazinski
The Irish Comedy Tour combines a no-holds-barred comedy show with the atmosphere of an Irish pub. Jim Paquette, the host of the show, plays classic Celtic drinking tunes on his guitar and sings along. He has released two of his own comedy albums and his songs have been featured on radio stations across the country. Joining him on guitar is Pat Godwin, who has been featured on “Howard Stern” and the “Bob and Tom Show.” Nationally-known comics Derek Richards and Mike McCarthy “The Comedy Barbarian,” round out the show.
Jim Florentine with Gooch
Jim Florentine is best known as the star of “That Metal Show” on VH1 and “Crank Yankers” on Comedy Central. His terrorizing prank phone calls have become famous and have contributed to his many successes including winning an Emmy for an HBO “Inside the NFL” comedy sketch. He has appeared on hundreds of television shows including “Jimmy Kimmel,” “Chelsea Lately,” “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and HBO’s “Down and Dirty Comedy Show,” among others.
Pam Matteson with Kathleen Dunbar
Pam Matteson’s gift for mimicry and beautiful singing voice deliver a one-two punch of what is surely the largest and most entertaining list of song parodies with impressions in the business. She delivers finely-honed musical takes on such legends as Judy Garland and Goldie Hawn singing a duet, Cher’s aerobic tongue work-out (complete with a tongue-sized barbell) and Whitney Houston belting a lullaby to her baby. She’s been a huge hit with audiences on “The Tonight Show,” “An Evening at the Improv,” “Comic Strip Live,” “Sunday Comics” and “Pair of Jokers.”
Tim O’Rourke with Rob Sherwood
Tim O’Rourke, who played the role of the bartender on “The Drew Carey Show” for nine seasons, is not only a hilarious stand-up comedian but also a sensational writer. He is currently working as a writer for “Sponge Bob Square Pants” and “The Fairly Odd Parents” on Nickelodeon. He also does a regular voice on the hit television show “The Family Guy.”
Shows are Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets are $29.95 each; Palace Station hotel guests and locals with a valid Nevada ID receive a $10 discount. On Sundays, there is an Improv show at 7 p.m. and a Comedy Jam at 9 p.m. Tickets for the Improv show are $29.95 each and $9.95 for locals with valid ID. The Comedy Jam is free for the month of April. Doors open one hour before showtime and guests must be 21 years and older. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center, The Fiestas and The Galleria Mall or by calling (702) 547-5300 or at www.stationcasinos.com.
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