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'Urban Comedy' Show at Comedy Stop

Clint Coley, TuRae Gordon and Derek Gaines headline late-night show Jan. 11-12

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Bob Kephart's Comedy Stop at Tropicana’s Quarter is trying something fresh for the new year. The Comedy Stop presents a "late-night urban comedy show" Jan. 11-12 during the showroom's regular 11:15pm show. The trio of comedians are Clint Coley, TuRae Gordon and Derek Gaines. Tickets are $25. For more info call 1-877-FUNNY AC.

Originally from Philadelphia, Clint Coley moved to New York City to embark on a fulltime comedy career and won Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater. He went on to organize the All Jokes Aside College Tour, and also performed on tours with Mike Epps, Sommore, Bruce Bruce, Tony Rock, and Sheryl Underwood. He has also opened for Kevin Hart and D.L. Hughley.

TuRae Gordon’s comedy career began in the 1990s while attending Temple University. Encouraged by friends, he entered and won his first open mic competition at the Philadelphia Laff House.

In 2007 he won the World Cup Comedy Clash at London’s Hackney Empire Theater. He headlines clubs and colleges and has competed in and won a number of competitions including the Def Jam Comedy Competition and The WB’s Comedy After Midnight.

 

Derek Gaines, California born, but a current New Jersey resident, started his career in the comedy clubs of Philadelphia. He has expanded his range to include the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

 


 

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