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The Royal Comedy Tour featuring Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Earthquake & Tony Rock
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Sunday, February 17, 2013 7:00PM
A Royal Night of Laughs!
Hilarious, highly acclaimed veteran performer Sommore, the undisputed “Queen of Comedy” takes the stage at NJ PAC along with funnymen Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, and Tony Rock on Sun., Feb. 17, 2013 at 7pm.
This royal line up of talent unites to take down the house laughing with the Royal Comedy Tour.
One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Sommore, the original “Queen of Comedy” has emerged as one of America’s top comedic performers consistently delivering sharp sarcasm with an amazing presence. The Trenton, New Jersey native has appeared various shows including Russell Simmons’ “Def Comedy Jam”, BET’s “Live From LA”, “Showtime At The Apollo” and featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Sommore received the prestigious Richard Pryor Award for “Comic Of The Year”. Starring in the ground-breaking Queens of Comedy tour, Sommore was featured on the Showtime special and now has her own successful DVD “The Queen Stands Alone”. Her film appearances include Soul Plane, A Miami Tail, Friday After Next and Something New. Other noteworthy accomplishments include several appearances on the sitcoms “The Hughley’s,” “The Parkers,” and “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher”.
Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country, and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Although known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh and is no stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes. From his role as host for two seasons of BET’s “Comic View” to his many appearances on tv and film, Bruce is clearly a comedian that has found his mark in the business. Bruce recently headlined the 2008 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, leaving the audiences north of the border in stitches. On the feature film front, Bruce made a cameo in the HBO Films feature Idlewild, and appeared in the Larry the Cable Guy-starrer Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector. He also recently appeared in the comedy Who’s Your Caddy as “Golf Ball Eddie.”
Earthquake has solidified a significant following from coast to coast via TV appearances and sold-out concert dates. You’ll recognize him as Uncle Mike on “Everybody Hates Chris” and in the cult classic “Clerk’s II”. Earthquake has become a television fixture by way of his countless stand-up appearances including: “HBO’s Def Comedy,” “HBO One Night Stand" and “Comedy Central Presents: EARTHQUAKE.” “His delivery is perfect and what he says, regardless of what he calls it, is hilarious,” exclaims Howard Stern who is now calls Earthquake his "new favorite comedian.”
Brooklyn-born Tony Rock, Chris Rock’s younger brother, has been able to successfully elude the shadows of his older sibling and step into his own limelight. Tony has proven himself as one of the most talented, well-respected entertainers in the business. After more than a decade of experience, Tony has proven himself as a skillful comedian, actor, and executive producer. Early in his career Tony gained a reputation as a young star in the making. The Hollywood Reporter in 2001 picked him as one of the hot young talents to come out of New York and in 2003, People Magazine featured him in their July 7, 2003 Issue. Through the years, Tony has gained a domestic as well as an international presence.