Take Dad To The West Coast Funnies

by The Editors on May 25, 2012

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On Father’s Day (June 16, 2012) the West Coast Funnies is presenting Wayne Cotter at the Carlsbad Village Theater.

The West Coast Funnies is San Diego’s longest running comedy variety show. The one of a kind show successfully blends sketch, satirical, video and stand-up comedy. The show is part Saturday Night Live, part Daily Show and part Tonight Show. The monthly event’s centerpiece consists of an amazing list of comedians that have graced the stage. The show has boasted some of the best funny men and women from late night network television to premium cable specials. It truly is the best kept secret in San Diego comedy.

Do something that will make Dad smile on Father’s Day and buy him tickets. The show begins at 8 PM June 16, 2012. Tickets are only $20. To order tickets online click here for more information call (619) 997-3033.

[Link: West Coast Funnies]The West Coast Funnies is San Diego’s longest running comedy variety show. The one of a kind show successfully blends sketch, satirical, video and stand-up comedy. The show is part Saturday Night Live, part Daily Show and part Tonight Show. The monthly event’s centerpiece consists of an amazing list of comedians that have graced the stage. The show has boasted some of the best funny men and women from late night network television to premium cable specials. It truly is the best kept secret in San Diego comedy. If it were a Jeopardy question it would read like this: Currently in its 9th year of production, this show’s talent over that time has credits that include: over 60 Tonight Show appearances, 20 Late Show with David Letterman appearances, 15 Comedy Central specials, 2 Last Comic Standing winners and over 100 other television appearances. The answer: What is THE WEST COAST FUNNIES?!

This month’s show features a WCF all time favorite making his 4th appearance on the Carlsbad stage; Wayne Cotter. This month’s show will be a special Father’s Day edition. Show creator/director Lamont Ferguson says, “This is going to be a great show to bring dad to. Wayne is GREAT! His act is clean and hilarious. Our audience absolutely loves it each year when he comes in.”

Wayne Cotter is a favorite of the talk shows, having appeared dozens of times with both David Letterman and Jay Leno. With Leno, he also appears in a recurring role as a roving reporter for The Tonight Show. A top nationally touring comedian, Wayne hosted the Fox Television Network series “Comic Strip Live” for many years, and was seen in the feature film “Spy Hard.” He has also been nominated as “Best Standup Comedian” in the American Comedy Awards, and has appeared in numerous cable television specials. He also served as host of the long-running Discovery series “Amazing America,” a light-hearted look at weird and wacky subcultures throughout the United States.

“Wayne Cotter is notably original and spectacularly funny… the funniest standup to come along in quite some time, and that’s no joke.” — Variety

“One of our favorites!” – David Letterman

“One of the funniest comedians working today” – Jay Leno

Also appearing on the show will be Paul Stoecklein and the Pearl St. Players

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