NEW YEAR's EVE with WILL DURST: BIG FAT YEAR END KISS OFF COMEDY SHOW XVIII
Bring in the new year with "America's premier political comedian" Will Durst, Bay Area favorite Johnny Steele and others perform an evening of hilarious laughter, combining standup comedy, improvisation and loosely written sketches skewering the major news stories of 2010. The show also features Mari Magaloni, Michael Bossier, Debi Durst and Arthur Gaus with a special appearance by "Sarah Palin." There is mocking, taunting and scoffing with taste in this live comedy show; some language may not be suitable for younger audiences. This show is rated PG-13.
As the sacred cows routinely paint targets on their foreheads practically begging for someone to puncture their pomposity, America cries out for a man with the aim, strength, and style to hit them where it hurts the funniest. Will Durst is that man. Sweeping both sides of the aisle with a quiver full of arrows dipped in common sense, Durst transcends party ties, having performed at events honoring former Presidents Bill Clinton and George HW Bush as well as acclaimed appearances a column, daily website jokes—yet still finds time to perform hundreds of comedy shows every year—at clubs, corporate events, theaters and benefits…not to mention the occasional acting and voice-over role.
Reigning as C-SPAN's favorite comic (8 appearances,) Durst is a 5-time Emmy nominee and recipient of 7 consecutive nominations for the American Comedy Awards Stand Up of the Year. He is the first comic invited to perform at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and the first American to be nominated for the prestigious Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the show "Myth America." He has racked up more than 400 television appearances in 14 different countries while slinging jokes around the globe in his one man crusade to make people laugh out loud on purpose against their will. Hobbies include the never-ending quest for the perfect cheeseburger, while his heroes remain the same as when he was twelve—Thomas Jefferson and Bugs Bunny. For more details go to http://www.willdurst.com or http://www.rhythmix.org.
Friday, December 31st
Two Shows 7 and 10 pm
$25 and $35 (includes champagne & interactive balloon drop)
Rhythmix Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501
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