(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- Multitalented comedian, actor and singer Wayne Brady returns to MPAC for an evening of comedy on Saturday, August 25 at 8:00pm. Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady is a true show-biz renaissance man. Tickets range from $49-$79.
Actor, singer, dancer, improviser, songwriter - Brady's done it all throughout his long career. Most recently, Wayne starred as Aaron Burr in the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton at the Private Bank Theatre in Chicago.
Wayne got his big break on first the British and then the ABC version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? His name became synonymous with off-the-cuff brilliance. He went on to star in and produce a highly-rated summer sketch show and an Emmy-winning talk show for ABC before joining forces with Dave Chappelle to create the now classic "Training Day" sketch, showing audiences both sides of his comedic skill and depth as an actor.
Brady returned to his theatrical roots with a successful Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in Chicago. He has guest starred in shows such as 30 Rock and How I Met Your Mother in addition to hosting Don't Forget the Lyrics. His film work includes feature films Crossover, The List, and most recently 1982 from director Tommy Oliver.
This past year he performed live on his sold-out world tour and guest starred on the new SyFy series Aftermath. He was welcomed back to Broadway and received rave reviews for his role as Lola in the Tony Award-winning production of Kinky Boots while lending his vocal talents to both Disney's animated series Sofia the First and Nickelodeon's Loud House.
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Brady will return for his 8th season as the host of CBS' Let's Make a Deal, as well as the 5th new season of Whose Line Is It Anyway? on the CW this year.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2018-2019 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. The Mayo Performing Arts Center has been designated a Major Presenting Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. MayoPerforming Arts Center was named 2016 Outstanding Historic Theatre by the League of Historic American Theatres, and is ranked in the top 50 mid-sized performing arts centers by Pollstar Magazine.
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“Hysterical!” Gallagher LIVE! at The Strand Lakewood Gallagher is joking with patrons in the lobby of Lakewood, NJ’s historic Strand Theater this Thursday, May 24, 2018 evening. In his audacious style, he’s grabbing cameras out of the hands of patrons who want to take great selfies with him, while also taking the time to sign T-shirts for stand-up comedy fans waiting for him at the merch table.So You Want To Be A Comedian? “I feel I have the kind of life where people think I’m making things up all of the time, but weirdness is kind of attracted to me,” said Jess Alaimo, a comedian from Monmouth County. “So, I just go with whatever happens to me.”The United States of Russia Rutgers alum, Ben Rosenfeld released his third comedy album in January. Entitled, The United States of Russia, the album was released by Comedy Dynamics and continues the Russia born, American raised comedian’s style of mixing tales of his immigrant parents and outsider childhood with topics ranging from millennials, terrorism, politics, and adjusting to life as a newlywed. We caught up with Ben to talk about the album.“We Came in as Strangers, but Now We’re Good Friends” Taylor Mason LIVE! at Ocean Grove’s Great Auditorium It’s a beautiful summer night in Ocean Grove, NJ. As we stroll the boardwalk, folks are leaving the beach after a day of fun in the sun, whereas others are just arriving to enjoy the cool evening breeze.Bad Hombres Comedy Bad Hombres Comedy is a comedy group created by Brian Nichols, Paul Salazar Jr. and Bernardo Cubría. The trio all studied together at the University of Houston and have kept in touch ever since. Together, they create a weekly podcast and a video web series that satirizes the world we now live in thanks to Donald Trump.
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