Cleveland Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant
Nearly every big name in comedy has played The Improv, including Eddie Griffith, Faison Love, John Witherspoon, Earthquake, Tommy Davidson and many more have appeared at The Improv.
APRIL 19TH — APRIL 21ST
Rodney Perry currently serves as co-host on BET’s “The Mo’Nique Show,” and has served as co-host on Bill Bellamy’s “Who’s Got Jokes,” For four seasons, Rodney Perry has appeared on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “Comic View,” Showtime’s “Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza,” Starz network’s “Martin Lawrence Presents First Amendment Comedy,” E! Network’s “Chelsea Lately” and Byron Allen’s “Comics Unleashed.” Whew! Rodney Perry also played Harold in the hit Tyler Perry movie “Madea’s Big Happy Family”.
APRIL 26TH — APRIL 28TH 2013
Bruce Bruce is a hilarious cool comedian who keeps crowds rolling in the aisles as soon as he hits the stage. He takes charge while he holds the audiences attention with his lightning wit, spontaneous snaps and improvisation. Vulgarity and derogatory remarks are not his thing. The extremeley funny Bruce Bruce, does adult comedy, as well as comedy for the entire family. He is currently the host of BET’s “Comicview” and was in the recent feature film “The Wash.” He was featured at the “Just for Laughs Festival” in Montreal, “Laffapalooza Festival” in Atlanta, and headlines clubs all across the country.
MAY 3RD — MAY 5TH 2013
LUENELL, best known for her breakthrough role as the “hooker with the heart of gold” in the blockbuster comedy “Borat”, is recognized by both mainstream and urban audiences as one of the funniest comics working today. Her two-year tour and DVD appearances in “Katt Williams American Hustle” have created an almost cult-like following. Luenell had an amazing 2012 with appearances in three #1 feature films – “Think Like A Man”, 3D animated hit “Hotel Transylvania” with Adam Sandler, and “Taken 2? with Liam Neeson. Luenell hasn’t been short on television appearances either with recent episodes of “The Middle” and “Always Sunny In Philadelphia,” as well as stand-up appearances on “Snoop Dog’s Bad Girls of Comedy” on SHOWTIME and “Stand-up In Stilettos” on the TV Guide Network. Luenell is living her dream. Come see the Original Bad Girl Of Comedy at the Cleveland Improv!
MAY 17TH — MAY 19TH 2013
EARTHQUAKE will make you shake with laughter. Earthquake toured with the “Kings of Comedy” guys which led to appearances on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and BET’s “Comic View”. He says “There’s no format to my act. That’s how an earthquake hits.” Earthquake is definitely a hard hitter on stage and he owes his no-nonsense sense of humor in part to his tour of duty with the U.S. Air Force and says that his experiences helped lead him to life as a professional comedian.
MAY 31ST — JUNE 2ND 2013
The Improv is proud to present…Oscar winning actress, TV talk show hostess, and Diva of Standup Comedy…Mo’Nique
JUNE 7TH — JUNE 9TH 2013
You probably remember John Witherspoon as Ice Cube’s outrageously funny, dog-catching dad in New Line Cinema’s smash trilogy “Friday”, “Next Friday”, and “Friday After Next”, or as “Pops” on the long-running syndicated sitcom The Wayans Brothers, or as Spoon on NBC’s The Tracy Morgan Show. One thing’s for sure… once you’ve seen Witherspoon you completely understand why he has earned the reputation as one of America’s funniest comedians.
JUNE 21ST — JUNE 23RD 2013
You know DeRay as RAY RAY the HUSTLE GUY from the hit movies “Barbershop” and “Barbershop 2″ but DeRay is so much more. His standup is hilarious and he tells the truth about love, life and women. You can also catch DeRay on MTV’s “Wild N Out” with Nick Cannon.