From the Broward Center for the Performing Arts:
FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Pride South Florida present Pride Comedy Night at Parker Playhouse starring Jason Stuart and Jessica Kirson on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. as part of the Broward Center 2012-13 Pride Series.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of coming out as the first openly gay comedian, Stuart transcends the boundaries of race, gender and sexual orientation with his edgy comedic style. His material about his experiences as a single Jewish gay man living in Hollywood is original, cutting edge and just plain funny.
Host of Name-Dropping with Jason Stuart on RadioTitans.com, Stuart has released a comedy recording, Jason Stuart: Gay Comedy Without A Dress and a DVD of his Here! TV comedy special, Jason Stuart: Making It To The Middle. He is also well-known for his work as an actor playing gay and straight roles on more than forty popular television shows including The Closer, Will & Grace, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and My Wife and Kids on which he plays the role of the gay family therapist, Dr. Thomas.
Kirson's unique style and captivating stage presence combined with her wide variety of characters brings a diverse energy to her performances. She has been featured on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as well as in her own LOGO special, My Cookie's Gone.
Having appeared on the second and third seasons of NBC's Last Comic Standing, Kirson is in demand for live performances and her appearances have included Comedy Central's South Beach and HBO's Las Vegas comedy festivals.
The Broward Center 2012-13 Pride Series series concludes with Bare The Musical from Wednesday, March 27 through Saturday, March 30 in the Amaturo Theater at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
Tickets for Pride Comedy Night at Parker Playhouse starring Jason Stuart and Jessica Kirson are $31.50 and there is a $51.50 ticket which includes meeting the artists. Tickets and group discounts are available at (954) 462-0222 or select your seat on-line at www.parkerplayhouse.com. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Parker Playhouse Tuesday-Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
The Parker Playhouse is located in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth Street in Fort Lauderdale and is managed and operated by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.