Actor and comedian John Henton, of Living Single and The Hughleys, tickles Broad Ripple Village’s funny bone this week as he appears at Crackers Comedy Club. He comes to Indianapolis after an illustrious career on the small screen. He will be at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village from September 16 to the 19th. Show times range from 8:00 to 10:30, and ticket prices range from $10.00 to $20.00.
John Henton got his big break when he made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. After doing his set, Carson invited him to sit on the coveted couch that made or broke comedians. Carson asked Henton, “Do you have an agent?” When Henton replied that he did not Carson continued in his tongue and cheek way, “Well you will after tonight.” For the past three decades, Henton has pointed to this moment as the catapult that launched his career.
He soon landed a role on Queen Latifah’s show Living Single, where he played Overton “Obie” Wakefield Jones. For his work on this sitcom, he not only gained the pleasure of working with some of the biggest stars in show business, he found himself becoming a star. He continued to bring laughter into living rooms across America as the character of Milsap on The Hughleys. For his work on television and specifically for this role, he was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
And now he is bringing the funny to the Circle City. Catch him all this week at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village. Make it a date by taking your girl or boy to any of many great Indianapolis restaurants in the area. Keep the laughter going after the show at any of the Indianapolis bars that make Indianapolis nightlife in Broad Ripple great. Break out free from the routine of the grind.
Treat yourself to a laugh, and see John Henton perform at Crackers Comedy Club. For information on how to purchase tickets and about show times, visit their official website.