Comedy Works Downtown at Larimer Square Announces Their Upcoming Show Calendar

Comedy Works Downtown at Larimer Square Announces Their Upcoming Show Calendar

Craig Ferguson January 8 - 9  Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $50 

Saturday 8:30 & 10:30pm $50 Craig Ferguson entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompasses film, television and the stage. Since taking the helm of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2005, the show has set all-time viewer records and achieved the highest ratings since the show's inception in 1995.

After several stints on the English comedy circuit, Ferguson brought his act to America to star with Betty White and Marie Osmond in the short-lived ABC comedy Maybe This Time. After the show ended, ABC decided to add the talented Scotsman to The Drew Carey Show, playing Drew Carey's boss, Nigel Wick.

Jo Koy

February 3 - 7
Wednesday 8:00pm $15
Thursday 8:00pm $15
Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $23
Saturday 8:30 & 10:30pm $23
Sunday 7:00pm $15 With his catchy phrase "I love orange chicken," Jo Koy continues to embark on a comedy career that transcends his goals. Named one of the "ten comics to watch" by Daily Variety, comedian Jo Koy continues to raise his fame and stature in the comedy and entertainment world. ??Jo Koy is a regular guest on E!'s Chelsea Lately and recently debuted his first Comedy Central Presents: Jo Koy. Jo has been seen on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, BET's Comic View, VH-1's I Love the 80's, and Showtime at the Apollo.

Aziz Ansari

February 19 - 20
Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $25
Saturday 6:30, 8:30, 10:30pm $25 Aziz Ansari is having a breakout year starring in the popular NBC comedy series Parks & Recreation, a number of films, and debuting his first hour-long standup special and album. Entertainment Weekly named him one of the top 12 future stars of comedy and LA Weekly put him on the cover of their annual People Issue.

Ansari currently co-stars opposite SNL's Amy Poehler in Parks & Recreation from the producers and creators of The Office. ??Ansari can also be seen in a handful of feature films. He appears in Judd Apatow's comedy Funny People opposite Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Jonah Hill. Ansari recently wrapped production on another Judd Apatow film Get Him to the Greek, which he will star in alongside Russell Brand, Jonah Hill and Sean ‘Diddy' Combs. Ansari also had roles in the hit comedies I Love You, Man with Paul Rudd and Jason Segel, and opposite Seth Rogen and Anna Faris in Observe and Report.

Ansari first came to audiences' attention on MTV's hit sketch comedy series, Human Giant. Last year, Ansari also had a very memorable guest-starring role on HBO's Flight of the Conchords. Rolling Stone named him their choice for "Hot Standup" on their annual "Hot List," and he was also awarded the Jury Award for Best Standup at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.


Ben Bailey

February 25 - 27
Thursday 8:00pm $17
Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $25
Saturday 6:30, 8:30, 10:30pm $25
Acclaimed stand-up comedian, Ben Bailey is the most desired cabbie in New York. He is the host of the highly successful shows Cash Cab and Cash Cab: After Dark on the Discovery Channel. In fact, Cash Cab has gained such a following that he received a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Game Show Host.??Ben has appeared at the Aspen Comedy Arts Festival a couple times while promoting the movie Bad Meat. He has performed at the Edinburgh Festival as well as the Masters show at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival. Ben was also a Star Search semi-finalist. Ben has also guest starred on numerous television comedies and dramas such as: ABC's The Knights of Prosperity & Hope & Faith, NBC's Law and Order SVU, and Fox's Mad TV, as well as a recurring role on One Life To Live. ??Some television highlights of Ben's career include his own Comedy Central Presents Special, and performances and interviews on shows such as: The Tonight show w/Jay Leno, the Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Last Call with Carson Daly, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, The World Stands Up, and Tough Crowd w/Colin Quinn. Film roles include a featured role in Spiderman 2, and the independent comedies; Bad Meat, Don't Shoot The Pharmacist, They're Made Out of Meat, and Meet Me at Rays, (also co-wrote/directed).

This Week

Brad Upton

November 19 - 22
Thursday 8pm $14
Friday 8 & 10:00pm $22
Saturday 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30pm $22
Sunday 7:00pm $14 Brad is a past winner of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and appeared recently at Caesar's Palace as part of the HBO Comedy Festival. This Seattle veteran will be making his first ever tour of Australia in October and his new CD entitled, Smart Guy, Stupid World is available on iTunes. Brad has been seen in concert with Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Johnny Mathis, The Smothers Brothers, Joan Rivers, Rodney Dangerfield and Lewis Black. The Seattle Times said, "Brad Upton has mastered the nearly impossible task of appealing to people from the ages of 18 to 80." Working smart, clean and fast, Brad puts his foot to the floor as soon as he hits the stage and never lets up--he is a crowd favorite wherever he appears.

Upcoming Shows

Greg Warren

November 25th & 27th-29th
Wednesday 8:00pm $12
Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $20
Saturday 6:30, 8:30, & 10:30pm $20
Sunday 7:00pm $12 Greg Warren, most recently seen on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. Greg attracts a diverse audience, performing on networks such as BET as a finalist on Coming to the Stage and Country Music Television's Comedy Stage. Greg is also a favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show, which led him to tour theaters across the country with the Friends of Bob and Tom Comedy Tour.
Greg was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where Greg performed as one of their featured New Faces of Comedy. He has also been seen on Comedy Central's Premium Blend.

Kevin Pollak

December 4 - 5
Friday 8:00 & 10:00pm $36
Saturday 6:30, 8:30 &10:30pm $36 Kevin Pollak has captured the attention of audiences worldwide with his range of both dramatic and comedic roles. Over the past two decades, he has appeared in over sixty films, as well as countless television projects, and has established himself as one of the few stand-up comedians to have a successful dramatic film career. In addition to his acting talents, he has also proven himself as both a writer and producer. Pollak co-starred with James Caan and Mira Sorvino in Streetwater and will be seen starring with Katheryn Winnick in Choose, an Indie thriller, as well as co-starring opposite Luke Wilson, Gabriel Macht and Giavonni Ribisi in Middle Men. Pollak also co-starred in films like Numb, Picture This, Tortured, Oti, A Few Good Men, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, The Usual Suspects, Casino, The Whole Ten Yards, End of Days, Hostage, and many more! As a stand up, after appearing in two of his own HBO Stand-Up Comedy Specials, Kevin was recently named by Comedy Central as one of the Top 100 Comedians of all Time.

Natasha Leggero

December 9 - 13
Wednesday 8:00pm $15
Thursday 8:00pm $15
Friday 8:00 & 10pm $25
Saturday 8:30 & 10:30pm $25
Sunday 7:00pm $15 For the past six years, Natasha has performed stand-up all over the country and abroad. Her TV stand-up performances include appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, The Comedy Factory on Dutch television, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Natasha has played various deviants in her three-year recurring stint on Comedy Central's Reno 911 and also recurred on Fox's 'Til Death. She has starred in recent pilots for ABC (Pulling), NBC (Comedy Colosseum), and Comedy Central (Gay Robot), and was also the star of the MTV hit series The 70's House. She has guest starred on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Samantha Who, Worst Week, and The Sarah Silverman Program. You can also see her in the movie He's Just Not That Into You and as a regular panelist on E!'s Chelsea Lately. Natasha is currently developing her own starring vehicle with VH1.


Reno Collier

December 16 - 20
Wednesday 8:00pm $15
Thursday 8:00pm $15
Friday 8:00 & 10pm $25
Saturday 6:30, 8:30 & 10:30pm $25
Sunday 7:00pm $15 A former P.E. teacher, West Virginia native Reno Collier has endeared himself to a wide range of audiences from college students to church softball teams. With a contagious laugh and friendly, almost intoxicating demeanor, Reno's observations often find him recalling mishaps of his West Virginia cousins, his Scottish heritage, unruly in-laws and alien abductions. Reno's past TV credits include NBC's Late Friday, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, The Martin Short Show, VH-1's The List, and Comedy Central Presents. He can currently be heard during his weekly call-ins to the Blue Collar Comedy Channel on Sirius Satellite Radio.

Josh Blue

December 26
Saturday 6:30, 8:30 & 10:30pm $22 Josh Blue is one of the most unique and dynamic comedians of this generation. He possesses the rare ability to motivate, inspire, & entertain, while never losing sight of the primary objective of making people laugh. Prior to his Last Comic Standing win, Josh Blue appeared as a guest star on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia and was featured on Fox, CBS, ABC, and MSNBC. He became the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen Degeneres Show, was named Best Winning Reality Show Guest for his appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly, and made a standout appearance on Comics Unleashed. He became the first comic to debut his stand-up special on the big screen when 7 More Days was shown in theatres across the country prior to release. "Not only is Josh Blue America's funniest comedian, he's breaking down barriers for people with disabilities," said Stephen Bennett, President and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy, "'he has shown millions of Americans that people with disabilities can live without limits." A portion of the proceeds go to the National Sports Center for the Disabled. Founded in 1970, the National Sports Center for the Disabled's mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive recreation programs in over 20 sports.


Billy D. Washington

December 30-31, January 2 - 3
Wednesday 8pm $15

Thursday NEW YEAR'S EVE
6:00pm $25 all ages show (PG-13)
8:00pm $30
10:00pm $55-$65 includes midnight buffet, champagne toast, & party favors.

Saturday 6:30, 8:30 & 10:30pm $25
Sunday 7pm $15 "Talent, talented and more talent" is how the CBS news series 48 hours has described Billy D. Washington. Billy is a witty, philosophical, piano-playing comedian, who works as a nationally recognized headliner. Billy is not only talented musically, he possesses an incredible ability to create cleverly constructed jokes and improvise obscure audience situations. After an hour of this poetic and intelligent banter, people often wonder why they haven't heard more of him. He is quietly one of the most sought after comedians in the country, if you don't believe it...ask Ms. Aretha Franklin. Billy has been most recently featured on Comedy Central's Premium Blend and has had numerous television appearances including HBO, Fox, NBC, CBS.


Bruce Bruce

January 15 - 17
Friday 8pm & 10pm $28
Saturday 6:30, 8:30, and 10:30 pm $28
Sunday 7pm $22 Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. He is well known to audiences from his two-year stint of the host of BET's Comic View as well as the host of BET's Coming to the Stage. He has starred in multiple comedy specials, including his own Comedy Central Presents: Bruce Bruce special, which he then followed with an Urban Works Entertainment release of his one-hour comedy special DVD Bruce Bruce Live. Bruce Bruce Live went on to earn a nomination for "Outstanding DVD Release" at the 2005 BET Comedy Awards. On the big screen, Bruce has created crazy characters like the "Lime Pimp" in Hair Show starring Mo'Nique, and "Dewayne" the lovable security guard in The Wash starring Snoop Dog and Dr Dre. Bruce can currently be seen in the Lions Gate feature film Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector. Bruce also makes a cameo in the HBO Films feature Idlewild starring Andre Benjamin and Antoine Patton (of Outkast). In addition to touring nationally with his standup and appearing in films, Bruce Bruce can also add author to his list of credits. Bruce recently released his first book Baby James Brown, and autobiography with hilarious stories from his childhood. You can also catch Bruce in the national "Stand-Up for Flavor" TV campaign for Popeye's Chick & Biscuits, for which Bruce is also a spokesman. Bruce's bigger than life personality has transcended his personality onto the music video scene as well. He has made guest appearances in videos with Ludacris and the Ying Yang Twins.


Jennifer Coolidge

January 22 - 24
Friday 8pm & 10pm $23
Saturday 8:30pm & 10:30 $23
Sunday 7pm $15 Jennifer Coolidge is probably the most well known MILF in movies. It's Stifler's Mom from American Pie! She is also known for supporting roles in other films, including Hilary Duff's stepmother in A Cinderella Story, Paulette, the manicurist in Legally Blonde and its sequel, and the voice of Aunt Fanny in the animated feature Robots. She has played comic parts in the improv mockumentaries Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Jennifer also appeared in the films Date Movie and Epic Movie. Coolidge had a regular role in the NBC sitcom Joey as well as originally starring in an episode of Friends in its final season. She was a regular on She TV and also has appeared on According to Jim, Sex and the City, and Frasier. Coolidge also appeared in the kiddie comedy Slappy and the Stinkers and as Adam Sandler's wife's friend in the comedy film Click. Coolidge made one of her first appearances in the Seinfeld episode The Masseuse. She also had a recurring role on King of the Hill. She also guest starred on an episode of Top Chef. Most recently, Coolidge appeared on Thank God You're Here and The Closer, on TNT. She guest starred on The Secret Life of the American Teenager and also starred in Living Proof, a Lifetime movie


DON'T MISS
Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald
November 18th
Wednesday 8:00pm $12
You may know Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald as the star of Animal Planet's Emergency Vets, but there is much more to him than what has been seen on television. In addition to his duties as a full-time veterinarian, Dr Fitzgerald has also been performing stand-up comedy on an almost nightly basis since 1986. His rapid paced, one-liner style, combined with his ability to entertain without offending, have made him a highly requested act at clubs, colleges and corporate events throughout the country.

Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald at Comedy Works

Dennis Regan
December 2nd, 3rd & 6th
Various Dates/Times/Prices
Dennis Regan has been living the bizarre and quirky life of a road comic, spending some nights taking a spin in a stretch limousine, while spending others watching the spin cycle at the local laundromat. Audiences all over the country have experienced his comedy, from nightclubs and cruise ships to colleges and corporations. Dennis Regan is a stand-up comedian from Florida who regularly tours with his brother Brian Regan. He became one of the hosts on the Comedy Central show Short Attention Span Theater along with his brother Brian. He also does voice-overs for cartoons and video games and wrote one episode of The King of Queens. His television credits include the Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, A&E's Evening at the Improv, and Showtime, among others.

Steve McGrew
December 27th
Sunday 7:00pm $15
You know him from the KYGO morning show where he is part of the team that has won THREE CMA awards for Best Morning Show Personalities in the Country, but did you know that Steve "Mudflap" McGrew is also one of the country's top stand-up comedians? Seen most recently on Comedy Central's Jeff Foxworthy Roast and in his own Comedy Central Presents special in which he received a standing ovation. Steve also was recently just featured on CMT's 20 Most Redneck Moments. Steve consistently delivers hilarious high-energy performances that leave audiences begging for more.

B.T.
January 13th & 14th
Wednesday and Thursday 8:00pm $12
LBT was born, raised, and beaten in the wonderful setting of Muskogee, Oklahoma. So yes, that's right ... he's an Okie from Muskogee. He first tried stand-up comedy in college and eventually settled in the city of dreams, Los Angeles.??He's performed in forty three states and three countries, and has been seen on numerous television shows from the Sci-Fi channels Black Scorpion to the critically acclaimed HBO movie Suckers.??Don't miss BT, an an act that crosses all boundaries and is sure to make you holler with laugher.

Open Mic Night
Every Tuesday Night in November & December
Tuesday 8pm $10
Looking for a place to try your chops at stand-up? Comedy Works is the place every Tuesday night. Every comedian that's out there making a living at making us all laugh started out on a night just like this. Perhaps you have heard of Roseanne Barr? She started her career on our stage at Open Mic Night! The show starts at 8pm. On any given Tuesday night you will see a plethora of new and professional talent working on their act. It's a great night out for the comedians and the audience itself. Due to the popularity, interested participants must sign-up in advance. If you would like to perform, please call our Open Mic hotline at 303.477.7844

Tickets for Comedy Works are on-sale now at comedyworks.com, 303.595.3637, or in person at the Comedy Works box office open 10am - 6pm Mon-Fri. Tickets are subject to a service and handling fee. Two drink or food item minimum in the club. Comedy Works is 21 and up with a valid photo ID.

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