Comedy Night Palm Springs™ announces its Saturday, June 14, show at the legendary Purple Room with top comic stars JACKIE LOEB of Australia who recently won the “MO Achievement of Excellence Award in Live Comedy,” was nominated for the 2012 “Hollywood Fringe Festival Award for Best Comedy Show” and who performs at the world’s top comedy clubs and festivals around the world and DANA EAGLE of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central and Byron Allen’s Comic Unleashed.
On Thursday, May 22, Dana advanced to the semi-finals on the current season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Show judge Roseanne Barr told Dana, “You are fantastic.”
With 50 sold-out monthly shows in a row, reservations are highly encouraged. Please call 760.322.4422 or go online at http://www.purpleroompalmsprings.com for reservations. This dinner-and-a-show package includes a delicious three-course meal and the comedy show for just $50. Dinner seating begins at 5:30 and show starts at 7:00.
In the 1960s the Purple Room at Club Trinidad was the club where Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. performed and came with their friends to eat, drink and play. Purple Room is located at 1900 E. Palm Canyon Drive (Hwy 111 across from Smoke Tree Village Shopping Center) in Palm Springs, CA.
“Comedy Night Palm Springs™ has already become a hit,” exclaimed Tony Marchese, Purple Room co-owner with Mark Van Laanen. “Our customers are excited to see comedians from TV and film perform live on our stage, and to be able to meet and talk with them in person is icing on the cake.”
The monthly stand up comedy show features the latest stand-up comics from Los Angeles and New York’s top comedy venues, including the Hollywood Improv, The World Famous Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Caroline’s on Broadway and Gotham Comedy Club. Audiences may have seen their television appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC), The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS), Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS), Oprah (Harpo/CBS), Last Comic Standing (NBC), Entertainment Tonight (CBS), Chelsea Lately (E! Network), Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, Logo and numerous network television series, including Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO), Castle (ABC), Grey’s Anatomy (ABC), Heroes (NBC), Bones (FOX), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Desperate Housewives (ABC), Community (NBC), Days of Our Lives (NBC) and The Young and the Restless (CBS), Treme (HBO), Happy Endings (ABC) and Hot in Cleveland (TV Land). Several have appeared in films, including Almost Famous, The Backup Plan and Get Shorty. Many performers have also appeared at clubs in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Chicago and London.
From Australia, Jackie has enthralled audiences with her highly original brand of comedy at leading comedy venues and comedy festivals around the world. She was a regular performer and writer on the award-winning television series Full Frontal, which is Australia’s answer to Saturday Night Live, and in all three series of the Comedy Channel’s Stand up Australia for The Comedy Channel. She also appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and The Today Show Weekend Edition, as well as on the UK comedy series, The World Stands Up for Paramount TV, which features the best comedians from around the world. She won the MO Achievement of Excellence Award in Live Comedy and was nominated for prestigious 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival Award for Best Comedy Show.”
Jackie has maintained her reputation as one of today’s most hilarious and multi talented stand-up comedians while simultaneously distinguishing herself as actor, vocalist, musician, voiceover artist and writer. Jackie’s unique brand of comedy is a mix of stand–up and musical comedy, all the while being topical, thought provoking and most importantly hilarious. Jackie utilizes her amazing vocal and mimicry skills to parody everyone from Whitney Houston, to contemporary superstars like Lady Gaga. Time Out New York said of a recent performance, “Australian comedienne Jackie Loeb had the crowd in laughter induced agony. She plays guitar as good as any rock star and has the best vocal chops I have heard from a comic in a longtime. One utterly funny lady!”
Jackie has headlined numerous times at comedy clubs across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, South Africa and The UK. In the US, she has also performed at the top clubs in New York, including at the prestigious Joe’s Pub, Caroline’s Comedy Club, and Dangerfield’s, and in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Improv, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, The Icehouse, in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood, and in San Diego at The Comedy Palace.
On the international comedy festival circuit, Jackie’s one-woman show, Jackie Loeb Sings The Worst Songs Ever Written, played to rave reviews and sold out at the Sydney Comedy Festival. She has appeared numerous times at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The TV1 New Zealand International Comedy Festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Hollywood Fringe Festival, the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and The Vodacom International Comedy Festival in South Africa, where she was named “The pick of the crop.”
An accomplished vocalist, musician and cabaret performer, Jackie recently released her second CD recording I Really am Lovely.
On Thursday, May 22, Dana advanced to the semi-finals on the current season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Dana has been seen on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central and Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed, where she became a contributing writer. Eagle earned the title of Best New Comedian at the Bud Light Ladies of Laughter Competition. She has performed with today’s top headliners including D.L. Hughley, Roseanne Barr and Bill Maher. She is most proud of the unique experience performing throughout Iraqi bases for the troops.
She was showcased in HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in her solo show, Stones From Glass Houses followed by the second in the series, Mood Disorders: A Light-Hearted Romp Through Crippling Depression, which was featured at the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival. She completed a pilot for the E! Entertainment Network, appeared in an ABC Pilot with Jason Alexander and was the host of Comcast On Demand’s UNConventional. She has been seen in a series of memorable commercials beside Jay Mohr and football legend, Boomer Esiahson.
Blackwell – Black Productions, a Palm Springs production company founded by local residents, Michael Blackwell and Randal Black, created and produces the monthly comedy show now called Comedy Night Palm Springs.™ The show had its premier in March 2010 and each show thereafter has been sold-out. As stand-up comedians who perform at The World Famous Comedy Store, Flappers Comedy Club, M-Bar and other venues in LA, they have worked with many talented and accomplished comedians.
Co-producer Randal Black said, “We are thrilled to launch our fifth year at our new venue, Purple Room Palm Springs. We are glad we can bring nationally known stand up comics of film and TV to Palm Springs. The show has gotten national attention and renowned comics are asking to do the show. The show has definitely put Palm Springs on the comedy map. We are excited that so many people have come to enjoy the shows. The comics consistently tell us that the Palm Springs audience is one of the best in the country. The energy and enthusiasm of the audiences here are a key reason the shows are receiving national attention.”
Co-producer Michael Blackwell added, “Audiences tell us they are excited to see stand-up comics they have seen on TV and in films perform live at the show and also to be able to meet and talk with them. The comics we bring out are in high demand and we are excited that they want to include Comedy Night Palm Springs ™ on their performance and tour schedules.”
Marchese added, “The shows make for a perfect, exciting evening of cocktails, dinner and sidesplitting laughs.”
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