PRLog - May 7, 2014 - LONG BEACH, Calif. -- After a year of doing stand-up, Gary Owen was named "Funniest Serviceman in America". He continued doing stand-up in San Diego and developed a large African-American fan base. He went on to win the "Funniest Black Comedian in San Diego" contest. That led to his first gig at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. In July 1997, he auditioned for BET’s Comic View. Two appearances on the multicultural comedy showcase won him his own one-hour Grandstand show. At the end of the season, he was selected from the year’s four "Grandstanders"
In April 2011, Ebony dubbed Owen "Black America's Favorite White Comic” Owen has produced two stand-up DVDs: Breakin' Out The Park, which is now available nationwide, and Urban Legend. He was also one of the headliners on Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand-Up on Starz.
Owen had a recurring role on Tyler Perry’s TBS show House of Payne as Zack. Additionally, Owen has been in such films as Rebound and Hillbilly Highway.
Owen has completed filming the Screen Gems comedy Think Like a Man, based on Steve Harvey’s book Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man. He co-starred with Kevin Hart and Gabrielle Union. This June 20th, Gary graces the screen in the sequel “Think Like A Man Too.”
‘Comedy Explosion’ features D.L. Hughley as the headliner. D.L. Hughley is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today. Sharing the stage will be DeRay Davis (from ‘21 Jump Street’, ‘Jumping the Broom’ and Showtime’s ‘DeRay Davis: Power Play’. Newcomer Stevie J. is the host and together will make this hilarious experience a night of total laughter.
‘Comedy Explosion’ takes place at the beautiful, stylish and newly renovated Terrace Theater at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00pm
COMEDY EXPLOSION is produced by Rainbow Promotions, LLC. located in Long Beach, CA. Rainbow Promotions, LLC is widely known for their Long Beach Jazz Festival going on its 27th year and scheduled for August 9th and 10th, 2014. Becoming just as popular and highly successful are their “Valentines Concert for Friends & Lovers” jazz concert and their “Ladies Night Out” R&B concert.
The ticket prices for this show are: Balcony $46.00/ Loge $56.00 /Back Orchestra $61.00 /Front Orchestra $66.00
WHAT: COMEDY EXPLOSION – a night of total laughter with D.L. Hughley, DeRay Davis, Gary Owen and host Stevie J.
WHEN: Saturday, May 10, at 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Terrace Theater 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
MORE INFO: For tickets or more information, call Rainbow Promotions, LLC at (562) 424-0013 or visit: www.rainbowpromotions.com
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