IVORYTON – Leave winter behind and come out for some big laughs at the Ivoryton Playhouse on Friday, March 18, when the theater hosts Comedy Night, headlined by Vincent McElhone.
McElhone, an Old Saybrook resident for 25 years, has worked such famous venues as the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Caroline’s on Broadway, Dangerfields in NYC and Mohegan Sun, sharing the stage with such acts as Brian Regan, Jim Gaffigan, Dom Irrera and Denis Leary. He returns to the Ivoryton Playhouse with his special blend of comedy, discussing subjects close to him such as his family, marriage, being raised Irish Catholic and living on the shoreline.
Also on the bill are comedians Tony Liberati and Rick Roberts. Since making his stand-up debut in 1998, Liberati entertains crowds all over the country. His energetic and charismatic delivery of observational humor connects with all types of audiences and his experience as an elementary school teacher blends a unique feeling of nostalgia and silliness that has audiences crying with laughter. He has been on ABC’s America’s Funniest People and his jokes have been published alongside greats like Chris Rock and Henny Youngman in The Idiot’s Guide to Joke Telling by Alpha Publishing.
Rick Roberts is a lawyer by day and comedian by night. He has performed in over 300 shows throughout the Northeast. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Comedy through Caroline’s, Rick performs regularly at comedy clubs in New York City. His unique and jaded perspective on the frustrations of middle-aged life and modern technology are central themes of his hilarious comedy.
Comedy Night takes place at the Ivoryton Playhouse at 103 Main Street. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tables of six and eight are available. Tickets are $30. Balcony seats are $20. Wine and beer cash bar and teacup auction. Please call 860-767-9520 x205 to book your seats. A portion of the proceeds of this event will go toward producing the annual Ivoryton Illuminations in December.