Fri, Mar 12th @ 7:00pm - Jeff Shaw, Louis Smith and Lenny Schmidt!
Jeff Shaw over the past decade has performed nearly 9,000 shows across North America and the Caribbean, including a residency in Las Vegas. Although Jeff's standing-ovation-receiving appearance on Season 15 of America's Got Talent went unaired due to a shortened 2020 AGT schedule, clips from Jeff's 2019 Dry Bar Comedy special Manly Girly Man have a combined 10 million views on Facebook and a combined 600,000 views on YouTube. In 2009, Jeff helped launch the Punchliner Comedy Club chain for Carnival Cruise Line, where he's known as Jeff "the Fun Dude," and was the club manager and house MC on the Carnival Dream. In the 1990s, Jeff wrote popular comedic essays and feature stories for Cleveland's Scene Magazine, Buffalo's Art Voice, and the online comedy publication SHECKY! Magazine. Jeff is also a former staff writer for Cleveland's American Greetings Corporation, responsible for hundreds of funny greeting cards and novelty items for the company's Alternative Cards Department. Jeff's hilarious first book, The Fun Dude's Guide to Cruising: A Humorous Handbook for Taking Your First Cruise and Living to Complain About It, is available now as a paperback and Kindle e-book on Amazon. His stand-up album, Jeff with Two F's, recorded live at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in Detroit, is now available on On Tour Records wherever digital music is streamed or sold.
Louis “TreLuv” Smith is one of the hottest Comedians in the nation. He has created a comedy routine that is multifaceted. He has performed for large audiences in a variety of theaters and comedy clubs where he leaves his audience completely satisfied with laughter and life lessons. His style of comedy is for the soul.
Louis knew early on that he would be an entertainer. Early on he pursued acting and in high school was accepted to New World School Of the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida. His first television appearance was on B.E.T. Comic View and from there his career took off. He went on to do Comedy Central and even landed a part along side Larry Fishburne on C.S.I. His winning smile and natural charm are just an added bonus to a humorist who can make anything funny and uses all of his talents to entertain and captivate his audience.
Lenny Schmidt first stepped on stage in the late eighties. From the beginning, Lenny’s act focused on life. It was real stories, problems, issues, rants, good times, bad memories, every night, every show. Everything in Lenny’s life has been discussed on stage; his alcoholic father, kids, divorce, sex life, therapy, neurosis…It’s real life. It’s real comedy. After several years of bouncing back and forth between the L.A comedy scene and the road, Lenny returned home to study in Chicago, He studied improve with some of the most renowned Improvisors of that time; Neil Flynn, Adam McKay, Del Close. Soon, he was writing, directing, producing, and performing live comedy shows all over Chicago. He juggled all of this while furthering his already successful stand-up comedy career.Lenny moved back to Hollywood in 1999. He has appeared in several films, such as “Joe Dirt” and “The Ugly Truth”, and guest starred in numerous Television shows such as; “Castle”, “True Blood”, “Big Love”, “ER”, and “Desperate Houswives.” Played “Terry” on the MTV sitcom “The Inbetweeners.” Lenny has also written, directed, produced, and performed in several short films, and Theater presentations, including his own one-man show titled “Better”. Numerous comedy shorts can be seen on his youtube channel (mrlennyschmidt) and website. Lenny continues to stay true to his first love, Stand-up Comedy. He combines his Improv training with real life story telling in a high-energy performance that he has taken global. He’s performed on thousands of stages in numerous countries. Whether it’s a small stage in Culver City, CA, a cruise ship in The South Pacific, or a University in Canada, Lenny is on a stage working, writing, creating… Everyday. His biggest influences are where it started for him; Richard Pryor and Sam Kinison, the masters of bring their life to the stage, making their pain funny.