Eddie Griffin

Sat Aug 10 2019

7:00 PM (Doors 5:30 PM)

San Jose Improv

62 S Second St San Jose, CA 95113

$35.00

Ages 21+

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Eddie Griffin

  • Eddie Griffin

    Eddie Griffin

    Comedy

    A popular comedian turned actor who started his career on-stage as a dare funnyman Eddie Griffin has built an ever-growing fan base since jumping onto the comedy scene in 1990.

     Born in Kansas City Missouri Eddie was voted class clown three years in a row in high school. His first love was always dance and by the young age of 16 he opened his own dance studio and was choreographing the Kansas City Chiefs half-time shows. But all of that would soon change when one night his cousin dared him to go on stage at the local comedy club Sanford and Sons where he was told to do 3 minutes. He performed off-the-cuff for 45 minutes successfully. It was then that Griffin purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a stand up.

    In only one short month he was a regular at the renowned Comedy Store where he was compared with esteemed talents such as Richard Pryor Redd Foxx and Lenny Bruce. After only 2 short months Griffin was chosen to open for Andrew Dice Clay at Madison Square Garden that kicked off a 22-city tour.

    These many successful performances led to Eddie Griffin's appearance on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam"1992" the Cable Ace Award-nominated HBO special One Night Stand "1992" HBO Comedy Half Hour Special "1995" the HBO special Voodoo Child "1997" and onstage at the legendary Apollo Theater. He also recorded the successful comedy albums Message In The Hat "1993" and The Message "1999" featuring comedic and musical performances by him as well as Master P Sikk the Shocker and Fiend.

    Griffin began branching out into acting.

    Roles in such films as The Last Boy Scout "1991" Coneheads "1993" and Jason's Lyric "1994" soon led to his own hit comedy series Malcolm and Eddie "1996-2000" for which role he was nominated (1996) and won (2000) the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. In addition to lending his acting experience to this sitcom he also wrote and directed four episodes one of which starred his mentor and Richard Pryor.

    After he was offered a lead role in Double Take "2001" alongside Orlando Jones. Griffin then starred alongside Denzel Washington in John Q "2002" earning him respect as a dramatic actor. Shortly thereafter his leading-man status lead to his role as Anton Jackson in Undercover Brother "2002". Mr. Griffin's extensive film resume includes films such as and Armageddon "1998" and the worldwide successful comedy franchise Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo "1999" and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo "2005" as well as Date Movie "2006" Scary Movie 3"2003" My Baby's Daddy " 2004" "which he starred wrote and Executive Produced for Miramax.

    Eddie also contributed and performed on Dr. Dre's Multi-Platinum selling albums The Chronic "1992" and Chronic 2001 "2001".

    Eddie Griffin is widely known for his award winning Comedy Stand-up Special Dysfunktional Family "2003" which he starred wrote Executive Produced and performed on the film's soundtrack with Snoop Dogg Dr. Dre and Tupac.

    Eddie most recently starred alongside Eddie Murphy in the hit feature Norbit "2007" and starred wrote and Executive Produced his next comedy special Freedom Of Speech "2007". Later that year he contributed to and performed on T-Pain's worldwide successful album Circus "2008" and starred in Disney's Beethoven's Big Break "2008".

    Eddie's most recent comedy special You Can Tell 'Em I Said It premiered on Comedy Central on February 19 2011.  In June 2012 Eddie took a dramatic turn in David E. Talbert's play A Fool And His Money in which he received rave reviews as the hero.  Most recently Eddie was the voice of Richard Pryor in the animated series Black Dynamite on Adult Swim and starred in the R-rated comedy feature Mucho Dinero set to be released in 2013.

    Comedy Central honored him as the Top 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time.

    Eddie Griffin has conquered not only the stage but the silver screen as well. Eddie has appeared in over 50 films and numerous television shows.

    In addition to his Comedic talent Griffin is also a gifted Actor Dancer Choreographer and Singer.

    Eddie Griffin is a highly accomplished individual who has contributed significantly to the arts and the entertainment industry and is a star and gifted entertainer in the entertainment world

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ALL SALES ARE FINAL, unless an event is cancelled by the artist or venue. There are no refunds, transfers or exchanges.
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All events are 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated in the event description. You must have a valid state or government issued photo ID to show proof of age.
All seating is on a first come first served basis. For best seating, arrive early. In order to be seated, at least half of your party must be present. Under certain circumstances, we may not be able to seat your entire party together.
Resale is not permitted and the venue has the right to cancel or deny entry to someone suspected of resale or suspected buyer of resold tickets.
Venue reserves the right to resell tickets of any person/party that has not been seated by scheduled show time. No refunds will be issued.
Valid Photo ID and the Credit Card used for the purchase must be presented to pick up tickets. Tickets will only be released to anyone other than the purchaser unless prior arrangements have been made.
Venue is a non-smoking property. Vape pens are also prohibited.
Management reserves the right to deny and refuse entry or remove parties that may be deemed a distraction to other guests. This includes those that may appear intoxicated or not abiding by venue policies.
Dress Code: Guests are asked to wear casual evening attire. Attire shall be deemed appropriate at the sole discretion of management. For security reasons, management reserves the right to search personal items and may request that personal belongings not be permitted into the venue.
Photography, videography, filming or any recording during the show is strictly prohibited.
By entering the venue, you acknowledge that the venue and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.

Eddie Griffin

Sat Aug 10 2019 7:00 PM

(Doors 5:30 PM)

San Jose Improv San Jose CA
Eddie Griffin

$35.00 Ages 21+

Two item minimum purchase required
 
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
 
Ticket Info:
General Admission – first come, first seated 
VIP includes preferred seating

For Group Sales, CLICK HERE or call (408) 280-7475
Got Questions? CLICK HERE
Eddie Griffin

Eddie Griffin

Comedy

A popular comedian turned actor who started his career on-stage as a dare funnyman Eddie Griffin has built an ever-growing fan base since jumping onto the comedy scene in 1990.

 Born in Kansas City Missouri Eddie was voted class clown three years in a row in high school. His first love was always dance and by the young age of 16 he opened his own dance studio and was choreographing the Kansas City Chiefs half-time shows. But all of that would soon change when one night his cousin dared him to go on stage at the local comedy club Sanford and Sons where he was told to do 3 minutes. He performed off-the-cuff for 45 minutes successfully. It was then that Griffin purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of becoming a stand up.

In only one short month he was a regular at the renowned Comedy Store where he was compared with esteemed talents such as Richard Pryor Redd Foxx and Lenny Bruce. After only 2 short months Griffin was chosen to open for Andrew Dice Clay at Madison Square Garden that kicked off a 22-city tour.

These many successful performances led to Eddie Griffin's appearance on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam"1992" the Cable Ace Award-nominated HBO special One Night Stand "1992" HBO Comedy Half Hour Special "1995" the HBO special Voodoo Child "1997" and onstage at the legendary Apollo Theater. He also recorded the successful comedy albums Message In The Hat "1993" and The Message "1999" featuring comedic and musical performances by him as well as Master P Sikk the Shocker and Fiend.

Griffin began branching out into acting.

Roles in such films as The Last Boy Scout "1991" Coneheads "1993" and Jason's Lyric "1994" soon led to his own hit comedy series Malcolm and Eddie "1996-2000" for which role he was nominated (1996) and won (2000) the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. In addition to lending his acting experience to this sitcom he also wrote and directed four episodes one of which starred his mentor and Richard Pryor.

After he was offered a lead role in Double Take "2001" alongside Orlando Jones. Griffin then starred alongside Denzel Washington in John Q "2002" earning him respect as a dramatic actor. Shortly thereafter his leading-man status lead to his role as Anton Jackson in Undercover Brother "2002". Mr. Griffin's extensive film resume includes films such as and Armageddon "1998" and the worldwide successful comedy franchise Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo "1999" and Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo "2005" as well as Date Movie "2006" Scary Movie 3"2003" My Baby's Daddy " 2004" "which he starred wrote and Executive Produced for Miramax.

Eddie also contributed and performed on Dr. Dre's Multi-Platinum selling albums The Chronic "1992" and Chronic 2001 "2001".

Eddie Griffin is widely known for his award winning Comedy Stand-up Special Dysfunktional Family "2003" which he starred wrote Executive Produced and performed on the film's soundtrack with Snoop Dogg Dr. Dre and Tupac.

Eddie most recently starred alongside Eddie Murphy in the hit feature Norbit "2007" and starred wrote and Executive Produced his next comedy special Freedom Of Speech "2007". Later that year he contributed to and performed on T-Pain's worldwide successful album Circus "2008" and starred in Disney's Beethoven's Big Break "2008".

Eddie's most recent comedy special You Can Tell 'Em I Said It premiered on Comedy Central on February 19 2011.  In June 2012 Eddie took a dramatic turn in David E. Talbert's play A Fool And His Money in which he received rave reviews as the hero.  Most recently Eddie was the voice of Richard Pryor in the animated series Black Dynamite on Adult Swim and starred in the R-rated comedy feature Mucho Dinero set to be released in 2013.

Comedy Central honored him as the Top 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all time.

Eddie Griffin has conquered not only the stage but the silver screen as well. Eddie has appeared in over 50 films and numerous television shows.

In addition to his Comedic talent Griffin is also a gifted Actor Dancer Choreographer and Singer.

Eddie Griffin is a highly accomplished individual who has contributed significantly to the arts and the entertainment industry and is a star and gifted entertainer in the entertainment world

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Ages 21+
limit 4 per person
General Admission
$35.00

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Terms & Conditions

This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund. By purchasing tickets to this event, you are authorizing this charge and acknowledging our terms and conditions below.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, unless an event is cancelled by the artist or venue. There are no refunds, transfers or exchanges.
There is a two item minimum purchase per person in the showroom. Any two item combination of food or beverage satisfies the minimum. Unless otherwise stated, there are no food or beverages included with your ticket purchase.
All events are 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated in the event description. You must have a valid state or government issued photo ID to show proof of age.
All seating is on a first come first served basis. For best seating, arrive early. In order to be seated, at least half of your party must be present. Under certain circumstances, we may not be able to seat your entire party together.
Resale is not permitted and the venue has the right to cancel or deny entry to someone suspected of resale or suspected buyer of resold tickets.
Venue reserves the right to resell tickets of any person/party that has not been seated by scheduled show time. No refunds will be issued.
Valid Photo ID and the Credit Card used for the purchase must be presented to pick up tickets. Tickets will only be released to anyone other than the purchaser unless prior arrangements have been made.
Venue is a non-smoking property. Vape pens are also prohibited.
Management reserves the right to deny and refuse entry or remove parties that may be deemed a distraction to other guests. This includes those that may appear intoxicated or not abiding by venue policies.
Dress Code: Guests are asked to wear casual evening attire. Attire shall be deemed appropriate at the sole discretion of management. For security reasons, management reserves the right to search personal items and may request that personal belongings not be permitted into the venue.
Photography, videography, filming or any recording during the show is strictly prohibited.
By entering the venue, you acknowledge that the venue and its parent companies, affiliates or subsidiaries, are not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged property.