Surflight Hosting Last BYOB Comedy Night This Saturday


Jeff Norris
The closing installment of Surflight Theatre’s 2020 BYOB Comedy Evening series is established for this Saturday, Oct. 17 at 8:30 p.m. in the tent established up concerning the theater suitable and the Exhibit Location Ice Product Parlour.
Tickets are $17. They may perhaps be ordered on line at surflight.org, by cellular phone at 609-492-9477, or at the box office environment in Seaside Haven.
The co-headliners for the present are comedians are Jeff Norris and Melvin George II.
Norris consistently performs in each Las Vegas and Atlantic Metropolis and, pre-COVID-19 times, partnered with Royal Caribbean Cruise Traces. He also appeared in lots of movies and Television exhibits like “Boardwalk Empire, “OZ,” “My Tremendous-Ex Girlfriend” and “Not Fade Absent.”
Norris, who is Irish, states he has a interracial relationship. His wife is Italian. He does a riff on meeting her relatives, remarking, “Jeez, help me out dear Lord, I’ve bought 120 Italians in my residing area and no plastic on my sofas.”
Melvin George, a deep-voiced Black comic, is nicknamed “The King of Sleek.”
“Tall, lean, bespectacled and armed with a brazen feeling of ‘cool,’ Melvin made his comedy debut in his hometown of Boston and before long right after moved on to a effective job in New York City,” reads his bio.
George has appeared on HBO, Showtime and on many FOX and A&E demonstrates and, about the a long time, has been nominated for several National Campus Amusement Awards for his university campus appearances. He has appeared in concert with Aretha Franklin, Chaka Kahn, Gladys Knight, Donna Summertime, Roberta Flack, Patti LaBelle, Stephanie Mills, Ashford & Simpson, Natalie Cole, Diana Ross, the Temptations, The 4 Tops, Smokey Robinson and Isaac Hayes.
Like Norris, George has also dipped his toes into acting, appearing in movies these types of as Spike Lee’s “Mo Much better Blues,” “The Meteor Man” starring Robert Townsend, and Damon Wayans’ “Behind the Smile.”  —R.M.

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