Socially Awkward with David Spade, Kevin Nealon, Cristela Alonzo, Vinny Fasline, Drew Lynch, Elton Castee, Jenny Bede, and more TBA!

Wed Jan 30 2019

8:00 PM (Doors 7:30 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Main Room)

8162 Melrose Avenue Hollywood, CA 90046

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Ages 18+

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Socially Awkward with David Spade, Kevin Nealon, Cristela Alonzo, Vinny Fasline, Drew Lynch, Elton Castee, Jenny Bede, and more TBA!

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  • Socially Awkward

    Socially Awkward

    Stand-up

  • Cristela Alonzo

    Cristela Alonzo

    Comedy

    Cristela Alonzo made history in 2014 when she became the first Latina to create, produce and star in her own network sitcom, “Cristela” for ABC. During that same year, she split her time between LA and NYC to serve as one of ABC’s favorite guest hosts on their hit daytime talk show, “The View”.  In 2017 Cristela made history again when she became the first Latina lead in a Disney Pixar film when she voiced the part of “Cruz Ramirez” in Cars 3. Currently you can see her stand-up special, Lower Classy on Netflix.

     

    Cristela established herself in the stand-up world with her half hour special for Comedy Central and numerous appearances on “Conan,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” She has topped multiple comedy power¬player lists including "Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch," "Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch" by LA Weekly, Time Out's "Comics to Watch," and "One of the 50 Comedians You Should and WILL Know" by Vulture. Cristela can also be seen in Sony Pictures’ film “Angry Birds”. Originally from San Juan, Texas—Cristela is based in Los Angeles, and when not on the road, can be found performing at various area clubs, including her home club The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.

  • Vinny Fasline

    Vinny Fasline

    Comedy

  • DREW LYNCH

    DREW LYNCH

    Stand-up

    Originally from Indianapolis, Drew Lynch moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19 with aspirations of becoming an actor. While living in Los Angeles, a softball injury left Drew with a severe stutter, limiting his chances of acting in front of the camera. Determined to move forward Drew turned to stand-up comedy and in 2015, he captured the hearts of America with his Golden Buzzer performance on Season 10 of America’s Got Talent. His performances landed him in the finals where he finished in second place. Since then, Drew has guest-starred on IFC’s Maron, and landed his late night debut on CONAN. Drew has amassed a YouTube following of over 1.6 million subscribers and has become a dynamic content creator as his channel is the home to his own original animated series, popular vlog, comedy sketches and collaborations with major brands and influencers such as Cesar Millan, and HelloFresh. Currently Drew is developing a feature film based around his life and comedy.

  • Elton Castee

    Elton Castee

    Comedy

  • Jenny Bede

    Jenny Bede

    Comedy

  • David Spade

    David Spade

    Comedy

    Nominated in 1999 for an Emmy Award for his memorable role as Dennis Finch the wise-cracking power-hungry assistant on “Just Shoot Me ” David Spade became a household favorite during his five-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”  The comedian was also nominated for a Golden Globe in 2000 an American Comedy Award in 1999 for his work on “Just Shoot Me”. Spade’s television and film career continues to grow.
     
    Most recently Spade was seen starring in Sony Pictures’ GROWN UP’S 2 alongside Adam Sandler Chris Rock and Kevin James. The film is a follow up to the 2010 hit comedy about a group of childhood friends who reunite years later. The film was released on July 12 2013 and grossed $42 million opening weekend.
     
    On the small screen Spade was recently seen on the seventh and final season of the CBS comedy “Rules of Engagement.” The show was produced by Sony’s Happy Madison Productions and centered around three men in different stages of their relationships: married engaged and single. The half hour situational comedy stared Spade as the content bachelor and serial dater as the comedy follows this unique friendship. The show enjoyed excellent ratings throughout all seven seasons.
     
    Last year Spade was heard as the voice of the ‘Griffin invisible man’ in the animated feature HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA alongside Adam Sandler Selena Gomez Steve Buscemi Kevin James and Andy Samberg to name a few.
     
    In 2010 Spade was seen on the big screen in the Happy Madison/ Sony comedy GROWN UPS alongside Adam Sandler Kevin James Salma Hayek Chris Rock and Steve Buscemi. The film grossed $268 million worldwide.
     
    Spade was also seen on “The Showbiz Show” for Comedy Central from 2005-2007.  Spade created executive produced hosted and wrote the show along with pal Hugh Fink (former “SNL” writer). The critically acclaimed half hour comedy spoof on Hollywood a la Spade’s famed “Saturday Night Live” sketch “Hollywood Minute ” featured Spade’s biting comedy and quick wit and he once again became a favorite among fans and industry peers. 
     
    Spade starred Sony Pictures’ box office hit BENCHWARMERS about a trio of guys who try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads. The film which also stars Jon Heder Adam Sandler and Rob Schneider opened at #1 in April 2006 making over 20 million in its first weekend.
     
    In 2003 Spade starred in Paramount’s DICKIE ROBERTS: FORMER CHILD STAR which he co-wrote with Fred Wolf.  Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison production company produced the film which enjoyed a #1 opening weekend slot at the box office.  In it he plays a struggling actor who hasn’t seen the light of fame since puberty.  He fixates on a movie role that will bring his career back to life but in order to get it he has to re-live his childhood.  He proceeds to rent a family in order to learn how to be a normal kid.  DICKIE ROBERTS has the same smart dry comedy as all of Spade’s movies but also has an incredible heartwarming effect as you watch him grow with and learn from his “rented” brother and sister. 
     
    In 2001 Spade starred in Columbia Tristar’s JOE DIRT of which he also co-wrote.  In this Happy Madison production Spade portrays ‘Joe’ a man searching for his parents who abandoned him as a baby at the Grand Canyon.  JOE DIRT enjoyed enormous success at the box-office and continues to be a top selling DVD.
     
    Spade co-starred with “SNL” alumnus Chris Farley in the films TOMMY BOY and BLACKSHEEP and the pair won a 1996 MTV Movie Award for ‘Best On-Screen Duo’ for the former.  His other feature credits include REALITY BITES LIGHT SLEEPER and CONEHEADS.  In 1999 Spade starred the romantic comedy LOST & FOUND for which he also co-wrote the screenplay. 
     
    In addition to “SNL ” Spade has guest-starred on the critically acclaimed “The Larry Sanders Show” and appeared in HBO’s “13th Annual Young Comedians Special.”  In 1999 he headlined his own HBO special “David Spade: Take the Hit.”
     
     
    Born in Birmingham Michigan and raised in Scottsdale Arizona Spade began his career by performing stand-up comedy in clubs theaters and colleges across the country.  He made his television debut on “SNL: and was soon named the Hot Stand-Up Comedian of the Year by Rolling Stone magazine.  Some of Spade’s memorable characters on ‘SNL ” where he served as both a writer and a performer included the sarcastic “Hollywood Minute” reporter on “Weekend Update” and he also started the catch phrases  “And you are…?” and “Buh-Bye!”.

  • Kevin Nealon

    Kevin Nealon

    Comedy

    Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor dry wit and likeable demeanor. Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series WeedsWeeds has been honored at the 2006 2007 and 2009 Golden Globes with nominations for “Best Television Series Comedy or Musical.” In 2007 and 2009 Weeds was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.” In the show Nealon portrayed a stoned accountant and business advisor. Nealon’s second standup special for Showtime “Whelmed…But Not Overly ” debuted in August 2012.

    On the big screen Kevin starred alongside Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston in Just Go with It a film about a man who enlists the help of his receptionist and her kids to land the woman of his dreams. In the film he portrays one half of a plastic-surgery-obsessed couple. Just Go with It grossed over $30 million in its opening weekend and over $214 million worldwide. In 2010 Nealon completed work on the film And They’re Off a comedy centered around a failed horse trainer who desperately wants to be back in the winner’s circle.

    Nealon has found great comedic success in his extensive film career. In Anger Management he played opposite Jack Nicholson and fellow Saturday Night Live comedian Adam Sandler. He and Sandler also teamed up in Eight Crazy Nights The Wedding Singer Happy Gilmore and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan the latter of which grossed over $200 million worldwide.  In Joe Dirt Nealon joined another Saturday Night Live alumnus David Spade. Kevin’s other film credits include Daddy Day Care with Eddie Murphy Good Boy with Molly Shannon Roxanne with Steve Martin and the cult hit Grandma’s Boy with Jonah Hill and Nick Swardson. Kevin has also stared in the adventure-comedy Aliens in the Attic opposite Tim Meadows and Ashley Tisdale. He can also be seen alongside Tom Arnold in the independent feature Remarkable Power in which Nealon assumes the role of a late night talk show host who goes to great lengths to bring his cancelled show back on the air. Kevin provided the voice for the title role in the Nick At Nite stop-motion animated series Glenn Martin DDS. He starred opposite Catherine O’Hara and Judy Greer in the series that followed the adventures of a traveling dentist and his family.

    As one of the longest running cast members on NBC’s Saturday Night Live (1986-1995) Nealon created some of the show’s most memorable characters including ‘The Subliminal Man’ and ‘Hans and Franz.’ Nealon’s reoccurring role as an anchor on ‘Weekend Update’ made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin earned an Emmy Award nomination as part of the SNL writing team.

    A sought-after guest star on television Kevin has made a number of appearances on Hot In Cleveland. Franklin & Bash Monk Fat Actress Curb Your Enthusiasm and Still Standing. Nealon hosted TBS’s Funniest Commercials of the Year for the fifth time. This special highlights the most outrageous and ridiculous commercials from around the world. In 2008 Nealon released his first book Yes You’re Pregnant But What About Me? - a comical look at the male perspective of pregnancy.  The book is available in bookstores. Currently Kevin resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

Socially Awkward with David Spade, Kevin Nealon, Cristela Alonzo, Vinny Fasline, Drew Lynch, Elton Castee, Jenny Bede, and more TBA!

Wed Jan 30 2019 8:00 PM

(Doors 7:30 PM)

Hollywood Improv (The Main Room) Hollywood CA
Socially Awkward with David Spade, Kevin Nealon, Cristela Alonzo, Vinny Fasline, Drew Lynch, Elton Castee, Jenny Bede, and more TBA!
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See Tickets link for prices Ages 18+

Two item minimum purchase required.

Preferred Seating Dining Option:
Want preferred seating? Purchase a General Admission ticket with Dinner Reservation!
Must arrive for dinner no later than ONE HOUR prior to show start time.
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ALL SALES ARE FINAL

Ticket Info:

General Admission – first come, first seated.
More than half of your party must be present to be seated.

For Group Sales: email events.hollywood@improv.com

Got Questions? CLICK HERE