• Date/time: July 27th to July 29th
  • Venue: The Richmond Funny Bone
  • Phone: 804-521-8900
  • Address: 11800 W Broad St #1090, Richmond, VA
  • Web: More Info

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with

laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic

style. Bruce’s steady style of comedy has been showcased across the country,

and he has been entertaining audiences young and old, and of all

backgrounds, for years. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him

apart from other standup comedians. Although Bruce is known for his adult

comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no

stranger is winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes.

From his role as host for two seasons of BET’s “Comic View” to his many

appearances on tv and film, Bruce is clearly a comedian that has found his

mark in the business. Bruce headlined the 2008 Just for Laughs Comedy

Festival in Montreal, leaving the audiences north of the border in stitches. On

the feature film front, Bruce made a cameo in the HBO Films feature

“Idlewild,” appeared in the Larry the Cable Guy-starrer “Larry the Cable

Guy: Health Inspector,” with Ice Cube in Columbia Pictures’ “XXX: State of

the Union” and in the Screen Gems comedy “Think Like a Man.” He most

recently appeared in the Paramount’s, Chris Rock directed, “Top Five.”

Currently, you can catch Bruce starring with Marc Maron in the IFC

“Maron” series.

Bruce is one of the nation’s favorite standup comedians and can currently be

seen on the national The Real Mike Epps Tour and in selected clubs. In

addition to standup comedy, film and tv, Bruce Bruce can also add author to

his list of credits. Bruce recently released his first book “Baby James Brown”

from Penguin Publishing. Within these pages you will find hilarious stories

from his childhood and learn more about what makes Bruce Bruce one of the

most popular comedians in the business today.

Bruce’s comedy can actually be traced back to when he was working as a

chef directly out of high school. He would entertain his customers with his

humor while cooking up mean BBQ dishes. Bruce also worked as a Frito-

Lays salesman and did everything from shelf placement to performing his

comedy sets during their corporate meetings. Eventually, Bruce brought his

comedy routine to the Comedy Act Theater in Atlanta and was an instant hit.

When BET’s Coast to Coast came to town searching for new and talented

stand-up comedians, Bruce would pursue the opportunity to appear on the

show and would incessantly audition at each club in the area.

Ultimately, he appeared on the show three times. In 1993, Bruce made his

first appearance on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam; followed quickly by an

impressive appearance on the Showtime at the Apollo hosted by Steve

Harvey in 1994. Bruce was asked back to the Apollo two more time in 1995.

His career skyrocketed from there. After receiving the highest ratings ever as

the Host of “BET’s 10th Anniversary Comic View” for two seasons, Bruce

returned to the BET family as the two-time host “Coming to the Stage.”

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