Broad Ripple Village cracks up this weekend as laughter abounds from Crackers Comedy Club, where comedian Roy Wood Jr. performs. This honestly funny comic offers insight into the world around us, shedding light on interesting and difficult issues through wit and charm. Catch Roy Wood Jr. at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village April 7 to 10 with show times as late as 10:30 pm and as early as 8:00 pm. Tickets to this hilarious Indianapolis event range from $10.00 to $20.00 depending on show time and seating. Roy Wood Jr. offers a solid show, based on life.
Roy Wood Jr. prides himself on elevating his stand up above predictable topics and premises, making people laugh through surprise. He delivers a routine that gives and honest look not only at his life, but the world in which we all live. He offers a universal appeal that transcends cultural lines and age and gender barriers, giving him one of the most illustrious careers of any young comedian around. He has opened for comedians as diverse as D.L. Hughley, Ron White, Monique, Tommy Davidson, Bill Engvall and Katt Williams.
Entertainment Weekly named Roy Wood Jr. as one of the twelve comics to watch in 2009. He has been featured on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, The Funny Spot with Tony Rock on TV One, the BBC’s The World Stands Up London, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central’s The Bob and Tom Comedy Tour. In addition, he has performed at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival. He is also a regular guest on E! Network’s Chelsea Lately.
His resume goes on and on like this with appearances on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, BET’s Comic View, CBS’s Star Search, It’s Showtime at the Apollo and even Live in Hollywood with Kiki Sheppard. Critics from both Montreal and Hollywood have hailed Roy Wood Jr.’s comedy as “tremendous” calling him a “standout.”
With an unbeatable Southern twang, Roy Wood Jr. quickly shows his roots from Birmingham, Alabama. His southern charm and attitude set him apart as he delivers quick and cutting one liners. His comedy offers a kind of respite from the real world that, at the same time, allows audiences to face more easily the difficulties of life. Perhaps this is why Roy Wood Jr. is a two time nominee for APCA’s title of “Comedian of the Year.”
In addition to multiple and repeated appearance in your living room, Roy Wood Jr. tours the national comedy circuit and to colleges and universities across the United States. He has also carved a nice little niche for himself in the radio world. As the head writer and producer of the “Buckwilde Morning Show” on WBHJ 95.7 JAMZ until 2006, Wood was a master of the airwaves in Birmingham. He is also a regular guest of the syndicated “Bob and Tom Radio Show” heard in Indy on WFBQ.
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On top of this, Wood is known for hilarious prank phone calls that play in more than 50 different radio markets including stations in Canada and England. SIRIUS Satellite Radio listeners can always catch his prank calls on Jaime Foxx’s “Foxxhole Station.” He has even released three CD’s of this well known calls: My Momma Made Me Wear This, Confessions of a High School Bench Warmer and the latest edition I’ll Slap You To Sleep.
Don’t miss Roy Wood Jr.’s comedy show April 7 to 10 at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village. Before the show, fill your belly with deliciousness at any of the many Indianapolis restaurants in Broad Ripple. Afterward, discover why this Indianapolis cultural district is a hot spot for Indianapolis nightlife as you explore a plethora of Indianapolis bars.
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Roy Wood Jr.
April 7 to 10
Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village
6281 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220