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3.26.2010

catch kevin shea this weekend at comedy zen



Check out this interview with comedian/actor Kevin Shea, who recently took home top honors at NBC Universal's sixth-annual "Stand-Up for Diversity" comedy search, a competition to find the nation's funniest diverse (= non-white) comics. It's a pretty funny interview. Check it out:




Reminder: if you're in the Los Angeles area, you can catch Kevin, along with host Rajiv Satyal, Owen Smith and the Comedy Monks sketch group (Dwayne Perkins, Randall Park, Hasan Minjah) at ComedyZen. It's happening Saturday, March 27 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. Here are the details:
ComedyZEN

March 27, 2010
9:00 pm
$20.00

Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

ComedyZEN is happy to present "Tao of Comedy." Let these martial comedians hit you with their freshest and edgiest material.

On deck: Kevin Shea who recently took honors at the NBC diversity comedy search...as a result, he signed a 1 year deal holding deal with the network. We look forward to seeing great things from him.

Also on the line up, Owen Smith, you may have seen him on various commercials, the show "Everybody hates Chris, and he will be seen in Ice Cube's new sitcom 'Are we There Yet."

Rajiv Satyal will be your host and MC. He recently scored a national Walgreens commercial. Rajiv was a former executive at Procter & Gamble and gave it all up to pursue comedy. He is consistently hand picked by Russell Peters and Kevin Nealon to perform with them.

We will also be introducing the COMEDY MONKS. A sketch group we curated by selecting today's top comedians like Randall Park (Wild 'n Out, The Asian guy dating the cute white girl in the OLD NAVY commercial. Also joining him is ComedyZEN alum, Dwayne Perkins. And introducing Hasas Minhaj (Chelsea lately).
Good times! Guaranteed, it'll be a good night of laughs. For more information about the show, go to the ComedyZEN website here. To purchase tickets, go here. And remember, if you use the coupon code ANGRY, you'll get $5 off your ticket.