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Tom Papa (Special Event)

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  • Tom Papa

    Tom Papa

Tom Papa:

Tom is a veteran stand up comedian whose clean but cutting comedy has earned the respect of both his peers and the public alike.  He has recorded several specials for Comedy Central the most recent of which ‘Tom Papa Live in New York City’ was directed by Rob Zombie.  As a frequent guest on television, Papa has made numerous appearances on the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "Late Show with David Letterman."

Tom is also the host of the hit Sirius/XM show ‘Come to Papa’ that airs on channel 99.  Some of Tom’s guests have included Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld.

Tom just finished filming ‘Behind the Candelabra’ with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. The film comes out in May ’13.  Tom also starred opposite Matt Damon in the Steven Soderbergh film, "The Informant," and stars opposite Paul Giamatti in the animated feature, "The Haunted World of El Super Beasto," as the voice of El Super Beasto. He additionally had a voiceover role in the DreamWorksanimated feature "Bee Movie" and also was a writer on the project. Among his other big screen credits are the films "Analyze That" opposite Robert DeNiro, and "Comedian."

On television Tom was personally chosen by Jerry Seinfeld to serve as host of NBC's "The Marriage Ref" had a recurring role opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the CBS series, "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and his own show "Come to Papa".

Tom splits his time between Los Angeles and New York with his wife and family.

 

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Available Show Times:
Link Show Time Price Details
Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $20.00 (Special Event
18 & over
Two items minimum
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $20.00 (Special Event
18 & over
Two items minimum
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:30 PM (Doors open at 10:00 PM) $20.00 (Special Event
18 & over
Two items minimum
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $20.00 (Special Event
18 & over
Two items minimum
Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 10:30 PM (Doors open at 10:00 PM) $20.00 (Special Event
18 & over
Two items minimum
Show Details
  • Ticket Price: $20.00
  • Door Time: 6:30 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Showroom
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum