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Early Show Or
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Our Late Show
7:30 & 9:30 PM
Funny Stop Comedy Club - 11-Time Champion - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Fox 8 Cleveland Akron Canton HotList 'Best Live Comedy' Award Winner
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS!

Monday, May 10th
BASILE!
Special Monday Show!
ONE NIGHT ONLY!
All Tickets $22.50 Each

Wednesday-Saturday
May 20th-22nd

DON JAMIESON
From VH1's "That Metal Show"
& HBO's "Inside the NFL"
Funny Stop Comedy Club - 11-Time Champion - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Fox 8 Cleveland Akron Canton HotList 'Best Live Comedy' Award Winner
 
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Click HERE to purchase tickets ONLINE for many of our future events!
 

APPEARING
TONIGHT

Monday, May 10th

Funny Stop Comedian

BASILE!

Seating at 6 PM
Showtime at 7 PM

Yes, everybody's favorite Greek is back for just one night... MONDAY, MAY 10th!

Since he was last at the Funny Stop, Basile has been busy with his personal appearances and developing programming for cable TV.

Basile is perhaps one of the most diverse entertainers in the world! Basile has entertained millions of comedy fans in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Basile’s unique blend of material, improvisation, and characters has made him one of the most sought after comedians in the entertainment industry today.

Basile’s general audience show, "Dysfunctionally Yours" WORLD TOUR, is currently touring to sold-out audiences throughout North America. Basile’s diversity in entertainment continues as he stars in his critically acclaimed series "Growing Up Greek in America". This comedy series is spoken in Greek and English and to date has sold over a million copies and is distributed worldwide.

Basile's voices and characters have been heard on Armed Forces Radio, television and syndicated radio as the voice of "The God Father Of Soul, James Brown" in North America and in his comedy segments on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio.

Basile has over 100 television appearances throughout the world, including HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, A & E, and the Jay Leno Show on NBC to name a few.

Basile is also known for his voice work as Universal Studio's Bullwinkle J. Moose as well as for the Cartoon Network and many Japanese Anime series.

Recently, Basile was nominated for an EMMY for his work on ESPN’s "30 for 30” series segment "The Legend of Jimmy the Greek”, as the voice of Jimmy "The Greek” Snyder.

For more information about Basile, click HERE to visit his website, then call the our box office at 330-923-4700 to make your reservation to see him during this ONE NIGHT ONLY APPEARANCE at the Funny Stop.

All tickets are $22.50 each. No passes or discount coupons accepted for this show!

 
Akron Smoker's Den - Tallmadge Smoker's Den - Cigars and more
 

 

Jake Soloman Crowned
As "Ohio's Best
Amateur Comedian"

On Tuesday night, September 16 a huge crowd had the opportunity to see the ten amateur comedians who survived the preliminary qualifiers, quarter-finals, and semi-finals to reach "THE FINALS" of the latest edition of the "Ohio's Best Amateur Comedian" Contest at the Funny Stop.

Scores of performers had taken the stage over the Spring and Summer of 2014 to open the Funny Stop's Tuesday night shows in an attempt just to qualify for the elimination rounds of the contest.

During "The Finals", each contestant performed 5 minutes of clean material and the panel of judges used their professional experience to score the performances as to rate the audience support and response for each amateur.

When the numbers were tallied, Jake Soloman had achieved the goal of all of the competitors, being crowned as "Ohio's Best Amateur Comedian".

September 2014 Ohio's Best Amateur Comedian Contest Finals

 
Congratulations go out to Jake for earning the championship title.

Special recognition also goes out to the other 9 performers who advanced to the championship round.

In alphabetical order, they are:

Dan Fallone, Kali Fencil, Chris Harvey, Tony Madurai, Jerry Miller, Nancy Remlee, Spike Salazar, Drew Seachrist and Rob Telecky.

Keep an eye on the Funny Stop schedule for the club's next competition to see who is "Ohio's Best Amateur Comedian".

 

 

Thanks To All Of The Talented Performers Who Appeared At Our 20th Anniversary Celebration

20th Anniversary Lineup

Back Row (L-R) Mike Scanlon, Stan Piatt, Mike Wypasek, Pete Barak, Mike Veneman, Mayor Don Robart, Todd, Charlie Wiener, Rodney Bengston, Marv Conner, Kirk Bogos, Mike Conley, and Bill Boronky.

Front Row (L-R) Stuart Warner, Dan Long, Tony Barak, Lucy Bebee, Lionel Hamilton, John Rathbone, Mike Gersh, and Tommy Chong.

Absent from picture: Kathy Dice and "The Real" John King.

 

 

Enjoy Our Various, Nightly
Food & Drink Specials

A Different Item From Our Foood & Drink Menu Is Offered At A Discounted Price Every Night!

Be sure to ask your server for the evening's food and drink specials.

LATER
THIS WEEK

Wednesday, May 12th

AMATEUR & OPEN MIC
CONTEST NIGHT!

•   •   •

Thursday-Saturday
May 13th-May 15th

Funny Stop Comedian

TERRY MCNEELY

Three Big Nights!

From a one night appearance over 5 years ago during the "Midwest Comedy Tour" visit to the Funny Stop to being 50% of a Co-Headliner event 2 years later, to top line billing last year, fans of live comedy in Northeastern Ohio will get the chance to get another full dose of Mr. Terry McNeely at our club this weekend.

Long Island born and raised, Terry McNeely could easily earn the title of "Crass Critic to the Suburban World." Mocking husbands and children's names, it's certainly no surprise that the acid humor of Terry McNeely has him rising up the ranks of comedy by leaps and bounds.

When voters were asked, "what do you like about Donald Trump?", the #1 answer was "He tells it like it is." If you like that answer, it is likely that you'll love Terry McNeely's brand of comedy.

Just check out his PAIR of FACEBOOK PAGES and his Twitter page, and in about 10 seconds you'll know his politics.

Terry is based in New York, which has afforded him the opportunity to appear on TV's Blue Bloods and Law & Order as well as The Daily Show and Comedy Central.

Now you've got a chance to see Terry McNeely live and in person this weekend at the Funny Stop. Give our Box Office a call at 330-923-4700 to get your tickets now.

 

Headliner Schedule

May 10
BASILE!
One Night Only!
Special MONDAY Show!
6 PM Seating - 7 PM Showtime

May 12
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

May 13-15
Terry McNeely

May 19
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

May 20-22
Don Jamieson

May 26
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

May 27-29
Jake Iannarino Comedy Group
Music and Improv

June 2
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

June 3-6
Anthony Rodia

June 9
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

June 10-12
Scott White

June 16
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

June 17
John Bruton

June 18-19
Julian McCullough

June 23
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

June 24-26
Mark Riccadonna

June 30
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

July 1-3
To Be Announced

July 7
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

July 8-10
To Be Announced

July 14
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

July 15
Michele Traina
Her Funny Stop Debut!
Divorce Diaries - A One Woman Show
One Night Only!

July 16-17
Jeff Blanchard

July 21
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

July 22-24
Steven Michael Quezada

July 28
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

July 29-31
Ray DeVito

August 4
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

August 5-7
Mike Conley

August 11
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

August 12-14
Michael Trixx

August 14
Saturday Afternoon
Family Magic Show

August 18
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

August 19-21
Aaron Berg

August 25
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

August 26-28
Jeff Shaw

September 1
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

September 2-4
Johnny Cardinale
Funny Stop Headlining Debut

September 8
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

September 9-11
Mary Santora

September 15
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

September 16
Dan Brown

September 17-18
Rich Vos

September 22
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

September 23-25
Matt Bergman
Funny Stop Headlining Debut

September 29
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

September 30
To Be Announced

October 1-2
Leonard Ouzts
Funny Stop Headlining Debut

October 6
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

October 7-9
Sean Lynch

October 13
Amateur & Open Mic Contest Night

October 14-16
Jim Florentine

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This optional service compliments the regularly scheduled, weekly offers which come to subscribers or our Funny Stop e-Newsletter.

The Funny Stop's text messaging service is only activated once or twice per month, making special discount offers, generally only good for that or the next evening's show.

Here's just another way the Funny Stop continues to offer lovers of live comedy the best possible bargain for their entertainment dollar.

 

Look At What
Is New At The
Funny Stop
Comedy Club

The Stage View "Wall of Fame" Bar, Meeting Room Rentals, Gift Certificates, and More!

As the FIVE-TIME WINNER of the MyFoxCleveland "Hot List" competition as the best venue for Live Comedy in Northeastern Ohio, it would be easy for the Funny Stop Comedy Club to rest on its laurels, but that is not the case.

Let's take a look at just some of the new things going on at the Funny Stop Comedy Club.

Funny Stop's New Stage View Bar

Stage View Bar

Since the move to our new location several years ago, one element that our patrons missed was a sit down bar within the club.

Well now the Funny Stop has brought back that old facility element and has taken it one better by providing a sit down bar with a view of the stage.

Whether it be before, during, or after the live comedy show, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our Stage View bar area.

Drink specials are offered after each evening's comedy show and a special Ladies Night promotion is offered every Thursday night as well.

Meeting Room Rental

It is getting more and more difficult for groups and organizations to find facilities to host their gatherings, meetings, reunions, etc.

Stepping in to fill that void, the Funny Stop now offers its showroom for such activities on mornings and afternoons, seven days a week as well as on most Sunday and Monday evenings.

Groups of up to nearly 200 will enjoy our open floor plan and elevated stage area.

Limited use of audio/visual equipment as well as food and beverage service are also available.

For more details, available dates, pricing, and to make your reservation, contact Nidal at 330-923-4700.

Gift Certificates

Do you know someone who needs an evening out on the town?

Do you have a relative or friend who is hard to by for?

No matter the circumstance, look no further than Gift Certificates from the Funny Stop Comedy Club to fill that need.

Funny Stop gift certificates spend just like cash so use them for admission the show, to enjoy a delicious meal or snack, or even to enjoy the beverage of choice.

To purchase a Funny Stop gift certificate, contact our box office at 330-923-4700.

And More!

Don't forget that the Funny Stop now offers a "VIP Card". Check out the full details of this program in the article found elsewhere on this page.

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