Worked as a standup comic, a sitcom and film actor, and a sports talk show host. Has been doing stand-up for 50 years and along with Richard Pryor, Rodney Dangerfield and Robert Klein, was one of the original comedians at the NYC Improv. A rare opportunity to experience one of the creators of modern stand-up. His experiences as a student in an under-achieving class (like the Sweathogs) in the early 1950s was the basis for "Welcome Back, Kotter" (1975).
Every Friday and Saturday night Flappers Comedy Club- Claremont presents live Comedy Entertainment. Fresh from the Packing House. Plenty of Free Parking and Lots of Laughs. Shows will run with major headliners every weekend. With occasional Charity Fundraising Events. We have amazing Flat Iron Griller Sandwiches, Wings, Salads, and Desserts. Also still celebrating the repeal of Prohibition we are proud to serve you BEER AND WINE with your meal. FREE PARKING at the parking structure at the corner of First and Indian Hill. Pre-Purchase ticket suggested for guaranteed seating. WEBSITE | EPK | BOOK
Host/MC Erik Escobar NBC'S LAST COMIC STANDING, TOSH.O, CRAIG'S LIST
If you love poop jokes and husky Mexipino´s, then Erik is your guy. He currently does stand up comedying at colleges, clubs, and various venues discussing various topics from his day job as a Behavioral Therapist for autistic youth to how to properly treat your significant other, imaginary or not. Erik can also be seen weekly at The Improv Space performing with the improv group: The 400 Cat and is a company member of ComedySportz LA. He is a writer for ISA TV's The Weekly Rewind and The upcoming television show, PAYBACK! He is the producer and host of Escobar Evenings at Flappers Comedy Club with credits from NBC's Last Comic Standing, Telemundo, LA´s Funniest Comic Contest (Finalist), KDHR´s The Smitty and D Show, KTLA Morning News, and RANT LA. WEBSITE | BOOK
Helen Hong plays "Janet Fung" in the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" and recurs as "Mrs. Wong" in Nickelodeon's "The Thundermans." Her voice can be heard as "Thistle Lady" in 20th Century Fox Animation's "Epic" and she has appeared on "New Girl" on Fox and "The Crazy Ones" on CBS. Helen's comedy is featured on "The Arsenio Hall Show," OWN Network's "Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious," TV Guide Network's "Standup in Stilettos," and the Showtime documentary "Why We Laugh: Funny Women." Look for Helen in two Comedy Central series: "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Adam Devine's House Party." WEBSITE | | BOOK