Comedian Dean Napolitano Brings his East Coast Humor to the West, Adam Ferrara and Jim Florentine Return for More at Topgolf Laughs
Bonkerz Comedy announces remaining 2019 lineup with top names in comedy
The hilarious acts of Bonkerz Comedy are taking the stage at Topgolf Las Vegas as they announce the remaining comedy lineup of 2019. Doors for Topgolf Laughs open at 8 p.m. and show time is 9 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.topgolf.com/lasvegas, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com. All shows are 18+ show only and all seating is general admission.
Date: Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27
Comedian: Ahmed Weinberg
Description: Ahmed Weinberg is a Los Angeles-based comedian from Philadelphia and made his late night stand up debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Weinberg has been listed as TimeOut LA’s Comics to Watch, Vulture’s 20 Comics to Watch and was awarded New Face at the 2016 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada. Credits include writing, directing and starring in two seasons of Comedy Central Digital’s “Ahamed’s Ramadan Diaries,” IFC’s “Comedy Bang Bang,” Adult Swim’s “The Eric Andre Show,” Hulu’s “I Love You, America,” Tru TV’s “Comedy Knockout” and HBO’s “Insecure.” His film “Lovebirds” premiered on Amazon Prime as part of their inaugural FunnyFest short films festival, and his Facebook series “Please Understand Me” was executive produced by Sarah Silverman and released in June 2018, amassing millions of views. His newest late-night set for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert aired in March 2019.
Date: Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24
Comedian: Benji Aflao
Description: Benji Aflalo is a standup comedian, writer and actor and is credited for creating and starring in Freeform Network’s “Alone Together.” His biting and mean comedy has gotten him writing positions on the Comedy Central Roasts of James Franco, Justin Bieber and Bruce Willis.
Date: Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28
Comedian: Adam Ferrara
Description: Adam Ferrara, the actor and comedian who Entertainment Weekly dubbed “hilarious,” is an internationally touring headliner, two-time nominee for Best Male Stand-up by the American Comedy Awards, and has three Comedy Central specials. Ferrara presently hosts the critically acclaimed BBC sensation Top Gear U.S., airing on HISTORY. Ferrara proudly played Chief Needles Nelson on the EMMY nominated FX drama “Rescue Me” with Denis Leary, and Frank Verelli on Showtime’s hit series “Nurse Jackie” opposite EMMY Award winner Edie Falco. He also co-starred alongside Kevin James in the hit movie “Paul Bart: Mall Cop” and “Definitely, Maybe” with Ryan Reynolds. Some of Ferrara’s earlier television credits include NBC’s “Law & Order,” ABC’s “Ugly Betty,” CBS’s “The King of Queens,” as well as a series regular on the critically acclaimed ABC show “The Job.” Apart from opening for his comedy idol, George Carlin and performing at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and The Apollo Theater.
Date: Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26
Comedian: Dean Napolitano
Description: Comedian Dean Napolitano is a throwback to the great comedians of yesteryear only with a modern twist that makes him one of the most prevalent comedians working today. A true storyteller with imaginative delivery that makes audiences feel as if they have been through each experience themselves. Born in Long Island, New York, Napolitano first cut his teeth on the comedy scene working for clubs throughout Florida and the Southeast. Napolitano has been seen on the small screen in a variety of shows on various networks. His TV credits include Lifetime’s “Army Wives,” TBS’s “Burn Notice,” “Good Morning America,” ABC’s “What About Brian,” NBC’s “Heroes” and “Las Vegas,” FX’s “The Shield” as well as the hit films “Transformers 3” and Triple Nine.” Napolitano’s most recent credits include Independent film “Cult Cartel” and the voice of Brian on The Madden 18 Long Shot video game.
Date: Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23
Comedian: Rocky LaPorte
Description: Rocky LaPorte’s appeal comes from his everyman, streetwise style of comedy. Delivering laughs in his trademark Brooklyn accent, he has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country, and has appeared on season 8 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing!” LaPorte received fifth place out of 10 contestants. A former Chicago truck driver and dock worker, LaPorte has accumulated a slew of performances throughout his career, including being a featured comic on Showtime‘s “The Godfathers of Comedy,” a special starring five of America’s most hilarious Italian-American comics. On the big screen, he has been seen in two Tim Allen movies – “Crazy on the Outside” and “The Shaggy Dog.”
Date: Friday. Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28
Comedian: Jim Florentine
Description: Jim Florentine is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television personality. Florentine is best known for co-hosting “That Metal Show” on VH1 Classic, as well as voicing several characters on Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers” including Special Ed and Bobby Fletcher, and is set to return in the near future. Florentine also hosts a popular podcast called “Comedy, Metal, Midgets” since 2011 and has a radio show on the Ozzy’s Boneyard channel on Sirius/XM. To date, he has released six stand up CDs, two comedy specials, six prank call CDs called Terrorizing Telemarketers and three hidden camera DVDs called Meet The Creeps. In 2017, Florentine launched a new book and a comedy special.
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About Bonkerz Comedy Productions
Bonkerz Comedy Productions opened its doors iun Orlando, Florida in 1984 and has since expanded to more than two dozen locations across the country. As one of the country’s longest running comedy clubs, Bonkerz has been the site for national television specials on Showtime, Comedy Central, MTV, FOX, and “America’s Funniest People.” Many of today’s hottest comedians also began their career on the stage of Bonkerz Comedy Clubs including Larry The Cable Guy, Carrot Top, Daniel Tosh, and Billy Gardell, star of the CBS hit sitcom “Mike and Molly.”
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