The world famous Fort Lauderdale Improv is starting the year off right with the biggest names in comedy. In January stars, Marc Maron, Andrew Dice Clay, Been Bailey, Bill Bellamy, and Tom Cotter grace the stage.
Online PR News – 03-January-2013 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Marc Maron- Special Event: January 4-6
For over fifteen years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought- provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, Conan, Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Real Time, The Green Room, two Comedy Central Presents specials and almost every show that allows comics to perform. He has appeared on Conan O’Brien more than any other comedian (a record 48 times and counting).
Andrew Dice Clay One Night Only - Special Event: January 10
Andrew Dice Clay is proud to be America's most controversial and outrageous comic of all time. It’s that persona that has made Clay “The Undisputed ‘Heavy Weight King of Comedy’”. He now adds a new nickname to his resume as his first stand-up special in 17 years aired on Showtime December 31 simply titled Andrew Dice Clay: INDESTRUCTIBLE.
Ben Bailey - Special Event: January 11-13
Ben Bailey is the host of NBC’s “Who’s Still Standing?” The unique game show is designed to keep contestants and viewers on their toes by pitting contestants against one another for a series of high-stakes trivia battles. Bailey is also host of the highly successful show “Cash Cab” on Discovery Channel. Bailey has won two Daytime Emmy Awards for “Cash Cab,” (for Outstanding Game Show Host), and "Cash Cab" has won three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. In addition, Bailey’s one-hour special “Road Rage” premiered on Comedy Central on May 21, 2011.
Bill Bellamy - Special Event: January 18-20
Staying busy is not a problem for Bill Bellamy, whose flourishing career encompasses the worlds of feature film, television, comedy and more. His career is on the rise, yet his feet remain firmly planted on the ground.
Tom Cotter - Special Event: January 25-27
With a burst of energy, Tom Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm this year as a finalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent." Tom's other television credits include "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn", "New Joke City with Robert Klein," "The Ru Paul Show," A&E's "An Evening at the Improv," as well as Comedy Central's "2-Drink Minimum," "Short Attention Span Theatre," "Premium Blend" and his very own half hour special "Comedy Central Presents... Tom?Cotter"