Tony Roberts may not be a household name, but he's garnered the coveted honor of being a "comedian's comedian." A nonstop, energy-charged joke ride, Roberts tackles everything from personal stories to popular culture with the same gusto and bounce-around-the-stage energy that will have you crying from laughter.
Career Highlights: Performances on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," BET's "Comic View," "It's Showtime at the Apollo" and "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All Star Comedy Jam;" a member of Bay Area’s KBLX Morning Dream Team and winner of BET's Most Original Comic Award.
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Tony was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised by his mom Annette Roberts along with his younger siblings Yvette and Terry.
He went to Henry Ford High School and graduated in 1981 along with his life long friend Perry Conway who help and managed him with his comedy. Tony now lives in N. California with his Wife, Carmel and has three children.
Roberts first stepped onto the stage at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak, Michigan. After Performing on BET's comic view a fan gave Tony a gold chain with a microphone on it, and told him he was her favorite comic. Tony wears it to every performance he has.
He has appeared on HBO's Def Comedy Jam, BET's ComicView, and It's Showtime at the Apollo. In February 2006, Roberts was picked to participate in the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.
Roberts has performed his stand-up all over the world and in most of the major clubs in the States from New York to Los Angeles such as Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Caroline’s, Celebrity Theater, The Boston Comedy Club, The Peppermint Lounge, All Jokes Aside, Fox Theatre, and Regal Theatre. He has been in the BET Comedy Tour, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam Tour, and USO TOUR. He was the recipient of the BET Robin Harris Award for Most Original Comic and took 2nd place in the Oakland Comedy Competition. In addition to stand-up, Roberts has appeared in the movies, B. Cole's “A Get2gether”, Damon Dash's “Death of a Dynasty” and Coke Daniels' "Gangsta rap," which is entered in Sundance 2007. His most recent appearance was in "Speed Dating", which came out in 2011. His first 1 Hour Special "Wired", taped in Hollywood, CA is currently out in stores and on Netflix. Keep a look out for his second special titled "I'm Different", Spring of 2012. He landed national Burger King Commercials and toured with the inspirational musical stage play “If These Hips Could Talk” and “Ain’t Nothing Like Family.
All shows are 21+ (18+ if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 30). All accompanied 18+ guests will be wrist-banded or stamped, and no alcohol will be served at the table. All parties must have valid government-issued IDs to enter the building.
Instead of a drink minimum, we have a two-item per person minimum in the Showroom, which can be fulfilled with any food or drink items from the menu. Food and drinks purchased in the bar and lounge do not count towards the two-item minimum.
Please Note: If you choose not to order anything in the showroom, there is a $3.50 charge per item not purchased. This charge covers our costs so we can continue providing you with great laughs!
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Please Note: We do not take seating requests and cannot guarantee seats in a specific location.
While we cannot guarantee seats together, General admission groups should arrive at least 45 minutes before showtime and enter the showroom as a group for the best chance of being seated together.
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