Penguins Comedy Club located inside The Vault presents Gabriel Rutledge.
December 13 and 14
Show Time 7:30 PM
$15.00 In Advance and $16.00 at The Door
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit Critter Crusaders
Come out and support their cause!
Since abandoning his successful pizza delivery career in 2000, Gabriel's combination of talent, hard work, and lack of a fall back plan have made him into one of North America's finest touring comics. Although, honestly he hasn't done much in Mexico.
A past winner of the prestigious Seattle International Comedy Competition, Gabriel has made television appearances on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, the nationally syndicated Comedy.TV, and Nickelodeon's Nickmom Night Out.
He is also a frequent guest on the Bob and Tom radio show, heard in over 150 cities.
He has performed at the HBO/TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas and The Great American Comedy Festival held in Johnny Carson's home town of Norfolk Nebraska.
He has made at least 4 people pee their pants.
Gabriel is a Capricorn. His favorite color is orange. His favorite food is ice cream. He has brown eyes and brown hair. He lives in Olympia Washington.
When no one else is around he likes to listen to “Styx Greatest Hits.” He was born in 1973. He has two parents, two brothers, two daughters, one wife, one son, one mother-in-law, and one vasectomy. In 2nd grade Gabriel finished second in the school spelling bee. The word he lost on was “machine.” Gabriel was voted “Most Inspirational” on his 9th grade baseball team. He graduated from high school in 1992 with a G.P.A. of 2.8. Gabriel is 5’11. He doesn’t want you to know how much he weighs, but it’s less than his high bowling score, which is 252.
Brian is one of the country's most sought-after stand-up comics. He has taken the comedy world by storm with his insightful views on what people find funny. The laughs come fast and frequently, since he has spent the last 15 years honing his craft at clubs and theaters across the country. Brian specializes in giving every audience a hilarious and singular comedic experience. His unique talent consists of clever material and unparalleled audience interaction, which he combines seamlessly with his lightning quick wit. Brian has incredible instincts and an undeniable ability to make audiences laugh.
Michael Thorne is an amalgam of culture and white trash raised on a greasy silver spoon in a borough of Minneapolis aptly nicknamed “Nordeast”. He has brought his hilarious observational insights on evolution, (or lack thereof), human relations, marriage & parenthood to backwoods barrooms, colleges, casinos and A-list comedy clubs from coast to coast & border to border. Michael grabbed the attention of LA bigwigs at one point who urged him to leave Minnesota to further his career. “You’re the funniest thing out of the Midwest. Now get out of the Midwest.”
But Michael favors the Midwestern family life. He will take you on a wild and hysterical tour of the minefield that is his life. Michael has shared the stage with comedy legends Steven Wright, the late Bill Hicks and the late Mitch Hedberg.
Andrew’s very personal and fun storytelling comedy, combined with his exemplary work ethic has earned him high praise from some of the best comedians in the business. Andrew has appeared as a standup comedian on the Seattle-based TV Show “Up Late NW” and contributed as a writer and actor to several of the sketches as well. Andrew has been featured on NBC, FOX, and the Bob & Tom Radio Show and is a regular opening act for Christopher Titus.
Andrew was also featured on the popular Buzzfeed webseries “Truth or Drink” and has performed in over 35 states. Check him out at andrewjrivers.com
Christine can best be described as one funny mother! She has a husband, a twenty-something son who lives at home, a divorced daughter and three grand-kids. This gives her a full portfolio of material to draw from. A lot of people ask Chris why she began a career in comedy so late in life. Well, it’s not a coincidence that she started immediately after her daughter began having babies! Chris does not like to baby-sit! Sure, traveling around the country telling jokes to drunks in smoky nightclubs was not the most practical way to get out of baby-sitting, but she decided it was definitely worth a try. (It was either that, or go to truck-driving school and she hates the way she looks in flannel shirts! ) So far, this desperate attempt to distance herself from family obligations has worked out quite nicely. She’s come a long way from her early years in comedy.
She currently headlines in some of the top clubs in the country and has become a favorite at “The Comedy Stop” in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. In 2006, she was chosen to compete in Nick at Nite’s Search for the Funniest Mom in America. She appeared in six episodes and made it all the way to the finale where it came down to only 5 finalists. Ok, she didn’t win—-but just ask anyone who has seen her perform and they will tell you that she is definitely one funny mother!