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Special Event: Tony Roberts
Special Event: Tony Roberts

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Known For: "Def Comedy Jam" & "Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam"

Tony Roberts may not be a household name, but he's garnered the coveted honor of being a "comedian's comedian." A nonstop, energy-charged joke ride, Roberts tackles everything from personal stories to popular culture with the same gusto and bounce-around-the-stage energy that will have you crying from laughter.

Career Highlights: Performances on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," BET's "Comic View," "It's Showtime at the Apollo" and "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam;" a member of Bay Area’s KBLX Morning Dream Team and winner of BET's Most Original Comic Award.

COVID-19 Show Info

Due to capacity restrictions and recommendations by local authorities and in the interest of social distancing, we will be selling tables rather than individual tickets to our events. At this time, customers will not be sharing tables with anyone other than their party. Tables are maxed out at 4 people per table. In the event more than four people are attending a show together as a group, you will be separated into multiple tables and these tables will maintain 6-foot social distancing rules.

Each table comes with the corresponding number of tickets:
2 top = 2 tickets | 4 top = 4 tickets

Notes

  • Customers are expected to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and others. Per the CDC and local governments, we request all customers enter the facility wearing a face covering or mask. When customers are seated, they are permitted to remove such covering.
  • Employees and Customers will have their temperatures taken upon entrance to the facility. Customers and Employees with a temperature of 100 degrees or greater will not be permitted on the premises.
  • Customers will be able to pay with credit/debit cards at their tables, cash will not be accepted at this time.


Management reserves the right to prevent customers from entering the facility who they deem disruptive or dangerous to other patrons. In the event you are asked to leave the premises, your money will be refunded.


If you have questions regarding your safety and the steps we're taking to approach COVID-19, please review our updated FAQ page below:

This show is 18+. Please note, there is a 2 item per person minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show.

Tony was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised by his mom Annette Roberts along with his younger siblings Yvette and Terry.

He went to Henry Ford High School and graduated in 1981 along with his life long friend Perry Conway who help and managed him with his comedy. Tony now lives in N. California with his Wife, Carmel and has three children.

Roberts first stepped onto the stage at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak, Michigan. After Performing on BET's comic view a fan gave Tony a gold chain with a microphone on it, and told him he was her favorite comic. Tony wears it to every performance he has.

He has appeared on HBO's Def Comedy Jam, BET's ComicView, and It's Showtime at the Apollo. In February 2006, Roberts was picked to participate in the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.

Roberts has performed his stand-up all over the world and in most of the major clubs in the States from New York to Los Angeles such as Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Caroline’s, Celebrity Theater, The Boston Comedy Club, The Peppermint Lounge, All Jokes Aside, Fox Theatre, and Regal Theatre. He has been in the BET Comedy Tour, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam Tour, and USO TOUR. He was the recipient of the BET Robin Harris Award for Most Original Comic and took 2nd place in the Oakland Comedy Competition. In addition to stand-up, Roberts has appeared in the movies, B. Cole's “A Get2gether”, Damon Dash's “Death of a Dynasty” and Coke Daniels' "Gangsta rap," which is entered in Sundance 2007. His most recent appearance was in "Speed Dating", which came out in 2011. His first 1 Hour Special "Wired", taped in Hollywood, CA is currently out in stores and on Netflix. Keep a look out for his second special titled "I'm Different", Spring of 2012. He landed national Burger King Commercials and toured with the inspirational musical stage play “If These Hips Could Talk” and “Ain’t Nothing Like Family.

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