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Crackers Comedy Club Downtown Present Basile

Crackers Comedy Clubs Downtown is excited to present Basile from Wed Feb 12 – Sat Feb 15.

Perhaps one of the most diverse entertainers in the world today, Basile has entertained millions of comedy fans in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Basile’s unique blend of material, improvisation, and characters has made him one of the most sought after comedians in the entertainment industry today.

Basile’s diversity in entertainment continues as he stars in his critically acclaimed series, “Growing Up Greek in America.” This series is spoken in Greek and English and to date has sold over a quarter of a million copies and is distributed worldwide.

Basile’s voices and characters have been heard on Armed Forces Radio, Television, syndicated radio in North America, and on XM Satellite Radio. Basile has over 100 television appearances throughout the world, including HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and the Jay Leno Show on NBC to name a few. Basile is also known for his voice work as Universal Studio’s Bullwinkle J. Moose, as well as for the Cartoon Network and many Japanese Anime series.

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Crackers Comedy Club Broad Ripple Welcomes Greg Warren

Crackers Comedy Broad Ripple is excited to bring you Greg Warren from Wednesday 12/11 – Saturday 12/14.

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) and together with Greg’s colorful perspective and amazing characters, is destined to be a favorite. Greg attracts a diverse audience spectrum, performing on networks such as BET (as a finalist on “Coming to the Stage”)Country Music Television’s “Comedy Stage”. and Greg is also a favorite on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom” radio show, which led him to tour theatres across the country with the “Friends of Bob and Tom Comedy Tour”.

Greg Warren hails from St. Louis, MO, where his father was a high school wrestling coach and his mother made him play clarinet in the band. Greg has captivated audiences with anecdotes about the conflict inherent in meshing two high school identities—varsity wrestler and band geek. Greg’s “Flute Man” bit is a perfect capsulation of the insecurities of high school and the ongoing quest to be cool, and is one of the most requested bits in the history of the “Bob and Tom” radio show. Greg was also a West Point Cadet, where he distinguished himself by amassing an impressive tally of demerits and endless hours of pointless marching. After moving on to the University of Missouri, he studied journalism and was named an All-American college wrestler.

While in college, Greg won a comedy contest and was invited to perform at a local club in Columbia, MO, Déjà Vu. After a stint selling Jif and Pringles for corporate giant Procter & Gamble, Greg made the decision to become a full time comedian. This bold move led to an invitation to the prestigious “Just for Laughs Festival” in Montreal in 2002, where Greg performed as one of their featured “New Faces of Comedy”. He has also been seen on the Comedy Central show, “Premium Blend”. Greg has an arsenal of characters that he brings to life in his act. He also highlights his current life struggles with the service industry, moderation, and “One Star People”.

In addition to his television and festival appearances, Greg can currently be seen on Comedy Central Presents, heard on Sirius/XM Comedy and will continue to tour across the country with “Bob and Tom’s All Stars” in addition to performing his act at Improvs and Funny Bones. Greg’s background recently resulted in a gig doing color commentary on college wrestling for Fox Sports Midwest. Greg’s Midwestern upbringing and his ability to provide humorous social commentary gives him a wealth of material that continues to gain him fans throughout the country.

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Crackers Comedy Club Broad Ripple Welcomes Kevin Bozeman

Crackers Comedy in Broad Ripple is stoked to have Kevin Bozeman joining us from Wednesday November 20 – Saturday November 23. Patrick Keane will be alongside with Bradley Scott. We can’t wait!

As far as Bozeman – It was 1999, six years after finishing his collegiate basketball career at Division III Whitewater College, and bouncing around jobs that Kevin found himself in the real world with no real job skills and a strong desire to work an hour a day. What to do? Inspired by nights on the couch watching Def Comedy Jam and challenged by his roommate, Kevin decided to head over to nearby Madison, WI and try the “Open-Mic Night”. “I always was the guy who could make people laugh, and lets be honest I had nothing better going on”.

Thirteen years later Kevin is still going on-stage, and he has found the job that fit his requirements. “For an hour a night I’m wildly successful”. With a smooth and clever style, a great smile and a contagious laugh Kevin has been entertaining in clubs and colleges across the country. In 2000 he was the winner of the Midwest region of the HBO “Comedy Competition” and flew to Los Angeles to compete as a finalist. He performed on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” in 2003, and finished 2nd in the Boston Comedy Competition in 2005. He was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2010. This past summer he co-starred in the Indie film “Flat Chested” starring Alicia Witt and Luke Perry.

He currently resides in Chicago. Check out his comedy!

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Crackers Downtown Welcomes Ryan Dalton

Who ever said people with A.D.D. should be medicated? Ryan can’t remember. But whoever said it was wrong! No meds required. Just give him a stage, a mic and you’ve got a comic with an erratic style and constantly fresh material.

Join Crackers Comedy Downtown this week from Wednesday September 4 – Saturday September 7 as we enjoy the humor of comedian Ryan Dalton.

Ryan Dalton is a homegrown Cleveland favorite. Ryan attended the prestigious Kent State University. After college, Ryan went on to hold part-time jobs in such world-renowned trades as food service, retail, and coffee distribution. Finally, Ryan sunk his teeth into the most honest profession in the world, car sales. This dream occupation was not enough for him. Ryan hungered for the taste of stand up comedy, and on a dare, took the stage in Nanuet, NY in 1998. This experience started a hunger for the constant approval from crowds of complete stangers. His thirst would never be quenched!

Ryan soon discovered the entertainment industry where a basic lack of knowledge on any subject is not only necessary, but also embraced. He uses stand-up as a device in which he pokes fun at controversy and the “everyday personal injustices” that are dealt with by the common man, sorry, person, whatever!

Ryan is a comedian that wants everyone to just relax. His lovable sarcasm and smart, conversational style makes for a broadly appealing show.

Ryan’s comedy has led him to regular appearances in the country’s best comedy clubs. He is a regular the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom Radio Show.” His first comedy album “You Were Funny Too” is on rotation on Sirius XM’s “RawDog” comedy channel. Ryan has been recognized as one of MySpace’s “Featured Comedians.” In 2011 Ryan made his first USO tour of Qatar and Afghanistan. Ryan made his television debut on the third season of Comedy Central’s “LIVE AT GOTHAM.” He also wrote for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Charlie Sheen” in 2011. Just recently Ryan took the grand prize at the 2011 World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas and finished as a finalist in the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival.

Ryan’s got some great material that you do not want to miss. Joining Dalton is feature act Pete Davidson and opener, Jordan Mather-Licth Grab your tickets here!

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