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FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS COMES TO DENVER
Mike Epps, Sommore & Friends to Hit the Stage at the Bellco Theater in Denver
Top veteran comedians Mike Epps, Sommore, Gary Owen and Bruce Bruce to bring you the Denver Festival of Laughs at the Bellco Theater on March 4th, 2016.
Coming right off his widely successful “Real Deal Tour” and filming of STARZ Survivors Remorse Epps ventures straight into 2016 with the filming of ABC’s Uncle Buck and the long awaited Richard Pryor biopic. Sommore had previously hit the road for the widely successful “Royal Comedy Tour” and went on to host the revivial of BET Comic View.
Tickets go on sale January 29th at the box office, axs.com and charge by phone 888-929-7849.
About Mike Epps
Comedian and actor Mike Epps has generated quite a buzz among his peers and within the industry for being one of the funniest comedic actors emerging in the Hollywood spotlight. Mike is currently on his own national comedy tour, Mike Epps: Don’t Take It Personal which is selling out major concert venues across the country. It was recently announced that Epps would play legendary comedian Richard Pryor in the star studded biopic set to film in 2016. “I don’t feel pressure from he audience necessarily, I feel pressure for myself to do right for Richard himself.” Epps can also be seen in the widely popular comedies Next Friday, How High, Dr. Doolittle 2, Survivors Remorse and the highly anticipated ABC show Uncle Buck.
The Trenton, New Jersey native has appeared various shows including Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, BET's Live From LA, Showtime At The Apollo and featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Sommore received the prestigious Richard Pryor Award for "Comic Of The Year". Starring in the ground-breaking Queens of Comedy tour, Sommore was featured on the Showtime special and now has her own successful DVD The Queen Stands Alone. Her film appearances include Soul Plane, A Miami Tail, Friday After Next and Something New. Other noteworthy accomplishments include several appearances on the sitcoms The Hughley's, The Parkers, and Politically Incorrect with Bill Mahar. She most recently filmed a comedy special called Chandelier Status.
About Gary Owen
Remarkably, Owen starred in three Showtime specials all in the same year; his one-hour comedy special True Story was an instant hit and is now a best-selling DVD; he commanded the stage as host of Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Orlando and he was a stand-out performer on “Mike Epps Presents: Live From Club Nokia.”
Owen had a recurring role as Zach the barber on Tyler Perry’s successful television series “House of Payne.” Perry met Owen on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” (Owen is a regular on the radio show) and immediately knew he wanted to work with him and wrote him into the show. On the big screen, Owen appeared in the films “Little Man” with The Wayans Brothers and “Daddy Day Care” with Eddie Murphy. He is also recognized around the country for his scene stealing role as “Bearcat” in the MGM film “College.”
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