Steven Michael Quezada of Breaking Bad at Maple Tavern with Joe Minjares and Joe Tanner
Steven Michael Quezada
February 14 and 15, 2020-7:30pm
9375 Deerwood Lane Maple Grove, MN
General Admission Tickets: $20
Gold Circle Reserved: $25.
Get laughs! Get Love! Get Married! Valentine Comedy show promises marital laughs and a chance to make marital promises. Emmy Award winning comedian Steven Michael Quezada, DEA agent Gomez on Breaking Bad joins comedian Joe Minjares and ordained minister/comedian Joe Tanner for laughter for lovers and a chance to get married on Valentine Weekend!
NOTE : Couples wishing to get married , or renew their vows, can participate in a ceremony officiated by comedian Joe Tanner after the show. Couples wishing to be legally married should provide a valid marriage license that will be witnessed by the comedians.
Comedian Steven Michael Quezada is the Emmy Award winning actor who portrayed DEA Agent Steven Gomez on the Emmy Award winning television series Breaking Bad on AMC.
In addition to his successful career as an actor, Steven is one of the most noted comedians out of the Southwest, touring comedy clubs across the United States since 1987. He is a five-time recipient of the New Mexico Hispanic Entertainers Association Comedian of the Year Award, and he has appeared on HBO, Showtime, the Latino comedy feature Que Locos, and was recently hand-selected to open for Saturday Night Live alumnus and movie actor Rob Schneider, and Anjelah Johnson. Steven also recently performed a hilarious bit of his stand-up routine on The Arsenio Hall Show.
Steven has also appeared in television series such as Wildfire, Crash, and In Plain Sight. Quezada has just finished starring in the thriller Light From The Darkroom and a featured role in the new George Lopez movie La Vida Robot. Steven also appears in Love Ranch alongside Joe Pesci and Helen Mirren, the hit comedy Beerfest alongside the comedy team from Broken Lizard, First Snow with Guy Pierce, and the short film Milagros, which received major acclaim at film festivals worldwide and earned Steven a nomination for Best Actor at the Tenerife International Film Festival in Spain. In 2013 he also received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for his role in Breaking Bad.
Quezada is a life-long resident of New Mexico. He pursued his love for performing by studying Theatre Arts at Eastern New Mexico University, and through the years, has earned the distinction as one of the most charitable celebrities in New Mexico. Steven has raised money for organizations such as Youth Development Incorporated (YDI), the Boys and Girls Club of New Mexico and countless others. Steven has devoted time to Actors Core, Mi Voz, Elev8 and gang intervention programs sponsored by YDI. He has taught acting classes to local kids and through The After After Party, has provided on-the-job training for future filmmakers, including students from the Digital Arts and Technology Academy (DATA) in Albuquerque.
He is an elected member of the Albuquerque Public Schools, which is one of the largest school districts in the nation. He is the Secretary of the Board. In 2016, Quezada ran for and won the Democratic nomination for New Mexico's Bernalillo County Commission District 2. In a three way race, Quezada won with 36 percent of the vote.
Joe Minjares is Twin Cities comedy royalty. He got his start at the Comedy Gallery in the 1980s and in 1984 he won the Twin Cities Invitational Comedy Contest. He appeared on April Fools Live , Halloween Live and Comedy Gallery: The TV Show.
Joe has been a regular at the Comedy Store and Improv in L.A. and a staff writer at Universal Studios on the "Tom" show that starred Tom Arnold. He has appeared in the movies Patty Rocks, The Truman Show and Untamed Heart
Joes biggest challenge came just over a year ago when he underwent lung transplant surgery.
Joe was the owner of the iconic Pepitos Restaurant in Minneapolis.
Joe Tanner, local mail-carrier-turned-comedian/minister was discovered by Louie Anderson.
A few years ago, radio station KQRS ran a challenge: Are you funny enough to open for Louie Anderson? Tanner became one of 30 finalists. I didnt tell my wife I was doing it, Tanner recalls. I was on my route one day and my wife calls and says Some Scott Hansen guy called and said you were going to be in a comedy show. Busted!
Tanner and 5 others, won the opportunity to open for Anderson on New Years Eve to a crowd of over 4,000.
Tanner is now retired from the postal service and devotes his time to comedy and officiating at hundreds of marriages.
Between his mail route background, performing nuptials and growing up with eight siblings in Anoka, Minnesota, Tanner has a plethora of material. It doesnt work for me to make stuff up, he says. If I use the real stuff, I get the best laughs.
Joe has also run for Mayor of his hometown of Brooklyn Center, been a cartoonist, a bar bouncer and even a pro wrestler for a before settling down to deliver letters and jokes, through rain or shine,
Maple Tavern (View)
9375 Deerwood Lane
Maple Grove, MN 55369
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|