The Comedy Zone returns to Lynchburg, Va – John Floyd & Renard Hirsch
Thursday, December 1st
Headliner: John Floyd
-A Semi-Finalist in the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival Talent Search-Seen On CBS-TV’s “Central Park West”
AND HE HAS PERFORMED FOR SUCH CORPORATIONS AS:
IBM, Aetna, Met Life, The United Way, Rose’s Department Stores, Hardee’s, USD Law, Nash County Board of Realtors, First Union Bank
HE HAS OPENED FOR COMEDIANS LIKE:
Milton Berle, Jamie Foxx, Soupy Sales, Dave Chappelle, Tommy Chong, Brian Regan, Henry Cho, A. Whitney Brown, Sherri Shepherd, Dom Irrera, Blake Clark, Rich Hall, Steven Wright, Pam Stone, Chris Rock, Caroline Rea
AND HAS SHARED THE STAGE WITH SINGERS SUCH AS:
Michael Bolton, Martina McBride, Frankie Valli, Herman’s Hermits, Wade Hayes, John Davidson, The Diamonds, Chubby Checker
John Floyd first did stand-up in a school talent show when he was only 8 years old and he has been making people laugh ever since. His squeaky clean act is proof that you don’t have to talk dirty to be funny. Though his accent is as southern as bowl of grits, his act is not regional. In fact, he has performed in 40 states and Canada, as well as being a regular entertainer for Carnival Cruise Lines where his ship received the highest comedy rating in their fleet in both 2007 and 2009.
Feature Act: Renard Hirsch
As a standup comedian, Renard Hirsch has performed at the World Famous Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, Zanies, Jazz and Jokes, The Comedy House, Morty’s, The Improv and Ha Ha’s Comedy Cafe.
He has appeared on BET’s “A Time to Laugh” and “Who’s Laughing Now?” on Comcast. He has shared the stage with great comics such as Kevin Hart, Bruce Bruce, J.B. Smoove, Pauly Shore, Arnez J., Rodman, Joe Claire, Bret Ernst, Michael Colyar, John Reep, Sean Larkins, Sommore, and Kim Whitley.
Renard serves as the producer and host for the Urban Professionals Ski Weekend and The Urban Hangover in Las Vegas. Renard’s style is versatile. He can reach any audience, whether he is performing in large arenas or intimate comedy clubs or churches.
Renard’s film credits include The Green Mile, The Civil Brand, Drumline, Lincoln Heights, Hancock, Hannah Montana: The Movie and the Lifetime movie, “Love at the Christmas Table.”
MC: Rob Ruthenberg
Former nationally touring comedian turned radio and TV host Rob Ruthenberg has been working with some the top talents in comedy such as Adam Sandler. George Carlin, Kevin James, Weird Al Yankovic and more. Working comedy clubs and colleges for over 30 years he is proud to bring is biting observational humor back to the place he has called home most of his life.
The Comedy Zone appears the first Thursday monthly here at The Clubhouse.