The Comedy Loft Announces First Headliner

By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom

Lincoln’s premiere comedy club, THE COMEDY LOFT, will kick off its opening months with a schedule full of dynamic acts!

The grand opening of the club will take place the weekend of April 12th starring headliner Kevin Brown from NBC’s hit comedy “30 Rock”! Mr. Brown is well known for playing Tracy Jordan’s childhood friend and member of his personal entourage, Dot Com, a role that won him a Screen Actors Guild Award. A veteran of comedy clubs since the 1980’s, Kevin has graced the stages of The Laugh Factory and many others around the United States. Also, appearing with Mr. Brown will be local comedian Juli Burney. Tickets will go on sale for the grand opening March 26.

THE COMEDY LOFT continues its programming with such headliners as Rocky LaPorte, a finalist on Last Comic Standing, Matt Geiler from America’s Got Talent, Chris “Crazy Legs” Fonseca from Late Night With David Letterman, Willie Farrell from Showtime’s "The Godfathers of Comedy", Rex Havens from Comedy Central and Mr. Showtime from Las Vegas and more!

“Feedback from many of the agents and top acts on the national comedy circuit has been overwhelmingly positive about having a club to play in Lincoln,” says Gayle Becwar, one of the managers booking acts for THE COMEDY LOFT. “We have been very pleased with the response from national acts who are ready to have a full-time club back in the capitol city. We have booked a wide variety of acts with something for everyone who comes to the club!”

Showtimes are Thursday at 7:00 pm, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Tickets range from $15.00-$18.00 and can be reserved on-line at THE COMEDY LOFT patrons may also reserve VIP parking from Park and Go ahead of time by calling 441-PARK. THE COMEDY LOFT is located on the second floor of The Creamery Building in the Historic Haymarket at 701 P Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.