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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Comedy Corner: Katt Williams leads the week in Cleveland comedy

Posted By on Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 6:45 AM

Don’t miss Katt Williams’ “Pimpin’ Pimpin’” Tour tonight at the Wolstein Center. And click “more” for a rundown (with video!) of the weekend’s best stand-up shows, led by Jeff Garlin of Your Enthusiam fame. – D.X. Ferris Comedian: Jeff Garlin Specialty: The Chicago native is a likable, regular guy-turned-actor/comedian: He played the white guy in Daddy Day Care, and he’s Larry David’s manager on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Expect riffing on topics from Viagra to Hollywood life. Playing: Pick & Frolic’s Hilarities E. 4th St. Theater, 2035 E. 4th St., Downtown, 216-736-4242, Dates: Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15. Tickets: $25. Showtimes: Thu: 8 p.m. Fri-Sat: 7:30 and 10:15 p.m. Comedian: L.A. Hardy Speciality: The actor-comedian shares hard-earned life lessons: Like, you know those hot girls you meet in Las Vegas? They’re friendly – if you’ve got a few bucks to spare. Other bits include anecdotes from growing up as one of two black kids in his school, to married life and raising kids Dates: Tueday, March 11 through Saturday, March 15 Playing: The Funny Stop, 1757 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-923-4700, Tickets: $5-$16, two-drink minimum. Showtimes: Tue-Thu: 8:30 p.m. Fri, Sat: Two shows: 8 and 10:30 p.m. Comedian: Joe Torry Specialty: Torry has some novel ideas for fighting the war in Iraq. And some observations about how workout habits take a slide once you’re in a relationship. Dates: Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16 Playing: The Improv, 2000 Sycamore St., East Bank of the Flats, 216-696-4677, Tickets: $16-$18. Showtimes: Thu: 8 p.m., Fri-Sat: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Sun: 7 p.m.

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