Budd Friedman and Mark Lonow’s world-famous Improv Comedy Club at Harrah’s Las Vegas showcases a different marquee of acts each week. Charles Fleisher takes the stage tomorrow through Sunday, with supporting act Rajiv Satyal.
Improv shows are at 8:30pm and 10:30pm every Tuesday through Sunday. Tickets are $29.05 (plus applicable taxes) or $44.95 (plus applicable taxes) for VIP tickets that include special seating, an Improv t-shirt and post-show meet-and-greet with the comics. Special two-for-one tickets are also available for locals for 10:30pm show. Tickets are available at Harrah’s Box Office (702-369-5223) and online at www.harrahs.com.
Charles Fleisher’s vocal abilities and unique comedic talent has kept him in the spotlight for decades. Fleisher moved to LA shortly after college, where he began performing at numerous comedy clubs and bars where he honed his talents.
Fleisher ventured into the acting world, where he appeared in supporting television and movie roles. His television debut came on the original “Laugh-In” series, hosted by fellow comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin. He also appeared in classic televisions shows such as “The Richard Pryor Show,” “Welcome Back Kotter,” “Laverne and Shirley,” “Mr. Belvedere,” “Punky Brewster” and “Night Court.” His step into feature films took some time, he appeared in number of horror movies, including “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Bad Dreams.”
His big break came from the 1988 animated classic, “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” In the film, Fleisher provided his vocal talents as the voice of Roger Rabbit, Benny the Cab and the two sinister weasels, Greasy and Psycho. Fleisher has most recently appeared in “Zodiac” with Jake Gyllenhaal and “Funny People” with Adam Sandler.
Fleischer is also the author of “The Moleeds,” a book of his own mathematical theories which has received resounding praise from academicians. The complex mathematical theories are hilariously woven into many of his comedy performances. His love for and his desire to teach science to children has brought him much recognition. Including an educational CD-ROM for 7th Level titled “Virgil Reality,” and as host for “The Fleischer Files” on the Discovery Channel.
UPCOMING IMPROV ACTS:
- August 2-7: Wendy Liebman, with supporting acts Amy Anderson and Jodi Borrello
- August 9-14: John Henton, with supporting acts Tracey MacDonald and Brandon Hahn
- August 16-21: Tommy Savitt, with supporting acts Darryl Collier and Dylan Mandlsohn
- August 23-28: Allan Havey, with supporting acts Jim McCue and John Pate
- August 30- Sept. 4: Bob Zany, with supporting acts Gene Pompa and Ahmed Baroocha