The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to The Paramount Theater on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8pm. For the first time ever in Charlottesville, Jackie Monahan will share the stage with this already star studded line up.
Monahan is known for co-writing and touring with comic star Amy Schumer, and has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Showtime, Comedy Central, the Logo Network and Netflix. Her movie premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and she was ranked as Esquire Magazine’s Best Comic, along with many other credits. Her wild personality keeps fans on the edges of their seats as she pushes the limits by leaving everything on stage.
As previously released, this star-studded line-up includes Chris Rock’s brother, Jordan Rock as seen on Comedy Central, Netflix, FXX and much more.
Canada’s funniest comic, Aaron Berg is an international sensation, with many comics on the circuit afraid to follow him on stage! Aaron is the author of Amazon’s best-seller, “Mr. Manners: Proper Etiquette for the Modern Degenerate,” stars in the off-Broadway show, “The Underbelly Diaries.” He also appeared on Comedy Central, and the television series 24hr Rental.
No stranger to The Paramount Theater, Funnyman Skiba returns as the exclusive host. Four-time Comic View All-Star and radio co-host, Funnyman Skiba has appeared on Comedy Central, and toured the world. This comic is known for making fun of everyone and everything around him. “Real Life Comedy” is how he refers to it. Skiba is your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.
Last but not least, New York’s own Brendan Eyre will share the stage after winning the prestigious top award at the Montreal Film Festival, comedy’s most respected honor.
The United Nations of Comedy Tour was founded on the premise of promoting diversity through laughter. The tour’s creator focuses on choosing the perfect blend of national comics by selecting an eclectic mix of comic styles and backgrounds. This tour consistently brings national comedians-as seen on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Showtime, Ellen,Stand Up for Diversity, Comedy Central, Comic View and many more national programs-to The Paramount’s stage. Doors to the Theater open at 7pm.
Tickets are $34.50; VIP tickets are $45, which include a Meet and Greet Reception with a Caribbean Cuisine Buffet catered by Pearl Island, drinks & live entertainment, with premium seating in the center orchestra. Tickets may be purchased at The Paramount Theater located on the Downtown Mall at 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, online at www.UnitedNationsofComedy.com, www.TheParamount.net or may be purchased by phone at 434.979.1333. For event sponsorship opportunities call 434.825.0650.
The Paramount Theater was chosen as the host venue for its elegant appeal, historical wealth and its extremely convenient location. This event is sponsored by Cville Weekly, Melody Robbins Photography, Clay Fitness, The Hyatt Place, Joan Ward & Co, Yellow Cab, CPC, and the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau.