Tecumseh, Michigan - Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) is thrilled to jump start the New Year with The Legends of Michigan Comedy on January 25, 2020. Comprised of legendary comedians Dave Landau (Last Comic Standing), Bryan McCree (MADtv), Bill Bushart (Detroit Comedian of the Year), and Norm Stulz (Comedy Central). The Legends of Michigan Comedy will be emceed by local favorite Steve Smargon (Bi-polar Marine).
Dave Landau: Dave Landau might appear to be just like you, but he’s not really. His mind goes to places that angels would fear to tread, and he has no problem telling you about it. Cutting his comedic teeth as a teenager in Detroit in the Second City’s Conservatory, Dave Landau has risen to become one of the most in-demand headliners working today. He’s appeared 5 times on Comedy Central’s and AXS.TV’s “Live at Gotham” and was a finalist on Season 8 of “Last Comic Standing” on NBC. He became a regular on the extremely popular “The Artie Lange and Anthony Cumia radio show,” and was honored to be brought in full time as 3rd mic.
Bryan McCree: This comedic act will astound you with his astute observations on life, which are on the edge and simply hilarious. Bryan’s life is the epitome of diversity. Caught between two worlds, one black, one white. The two worlds collide in a hilarious romp of attempting to decipher black slang and trying to fit in with white family members and neighbors. Their antics are brought to life right before your eyes. Bryan is a nationally known comedian, seen on Mad TV, Comedy Central, and most recently Comic’s Unleashed with Byron Allen.
Bill Bushart: Bill Bushart was named the “Best Comedian in Detroit 2010” by the Metro Times. “A drill sergeant with a smart mouth,” said The Detroit Free Press. “Best Bet!”, The Detroit News. Bill’s fast paced, high energy, in your face of comedy has kept audiences laughing across the country. He has appeared on Detroit’s “Drew & Mike,” WJR 760 with Frank Beckmann, and FOX TV. “A bitter pill to swallow” is how Bill Bushart describes his brand of humor. His act is physical and energetic, and his topic choices can be rude, crude and downright raunchy.
Norm Stulz: Truth is always funnier than fiction and no one can tell the truth more humorously than Norm Stulz. Norm takes the events of his life and transforms them into hilarious pieces which are timeless. It is these stories which make Norm's brand of humor so special and have delighted audiences nationally and internationally. Nationally known Comedian Tim Allen said, "I wish I could tell a story the way Norm does…he's a master."
Steve Smargon: Steve is a Marine Corps veteran that performs across the country, and the winner of the National Clean Comedy Challenge. He was described by the Toledo Free Press as, “hilarious, plain and simple." Steve is a TCA audience favorite that opened for Jeff Caldwell, Ben Bailey and headlined his own Black Box Summer Series show previously at the TCA.
The Legends of Michigan Comedy Show will shake the winter chill off on Saturday, January 25 at the TCA. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for seniors and military members (Adult Content – Not Recommended for Youth).
Tickets can be purchased at 517-423-6617, at the box office located at 400 N. Maumee Street, or on-line at www.thetca.org. Tecumseh Center for the Arts’ 39th season is sponsored by Three Dudes and Dinner. The National Touring Season is sponsored in part by Tuckey’s Big Boy and Carpet on Wheels. The Legends of Michigan Comedy Show Sponsor is TLC Community Credit Union.
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