Penguins Comedy Club located inside The Vault presents Pete George - November 31 and December 1 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $12.50 in advance and $14.50 at the door.
Pete George has been a stand-up comedian, actor and musician for over 20 years. After several years of playing lead guitar in a Cleveland based rock band, Pete ventured into a series of comedy competitions. A quick string of wins set him off on a US comedy tour, performing over 7,000 shows at the country's most popular venues including The Funny Bone, Catch a Rising Star, The Improv and The Ice House.
Audiences have called Pete "Exhaustingly funny!" due in no small part to the high-energy performance he delivers by combining straight stand-up with his electric guitar. Because of the unique relationship he creates with his audience, Pete enjoys a huge fan base of repeat customers. He has been invited to perform for many corporations including Ford, Gateway Computers and American Eurocopter. He even appeared as in-flight comedian for Continental Airlines. You also may have seen Pete's show at your University, on a Royal Caribbean cruise or while stationed at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, Edwards Air Force Base or Fort Bragg USMC. Any venue is a joy for this consummate funny man.
On the Hollywood side, Pete's first acting job was on the seven-time Oscar nominated film, "The Shawshank Redemption". His starring role in "Round it Goes" written and directed by Joe Stillman (Shrek) has earned Pete honors at 9 film festivals including a 1st place award and played at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Pete also enjoys success as a commercial actor and has appeared in several TV shows including "Family Law" and "Strong Medicine" as well as a string of television commercials.
Today, Pete continues delivering his unique show to packed houses and standing ovations. His CD “Comedy You Can Dance To” is selling like hotcakes. With plans for an upcoming TV show based on his act, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled for this rising star, the Rock Star of Comedy, Pete George.
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*WINNER season 3 Comcast’s “Trial By Laughter”.
*Runner up in the 2012 37th Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition
*One of the original "Lucky 21" at the HBO Comedy Festival. Aired on TBS.
*2 different one hour comedy specials on SiriusXM
*First album “Live at Loonies” was considered for a Grammy Nomination
*Three albums on iTunes
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ACTING FOR FILM AND TV:
The Thomas Crown Affair
Law and Order
COMEDY ON TV:
Late Night with Conan O’Brien
HBO Comedy Showcase
Premium Blend on Comedy Central
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