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Liberty Stand-Up Comedy featuring Tom Ryan, Wali Collins and Shaun Eli

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Saturday, February 25, 7:00pm

Tickets: $35-$20

Appropriate for ages PG-13 and up

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You’ve seen & heard the brilliance of these comedians on late-night TV & Comedy Central. At theatres, performing arts centers and comedy clubs, Liberty Comedy brings you stand-up comedy’s funniest and most talented! This hilarious comedy show featuring Tom Ryan, Wali Collins and Shaun Eli, is just perfect for a date or a casual night out with friends. Wouldn’t you rather be the one talking about the show instead of just hearing about it later? Don’t be disappointed that you missed out. Buy your tickets now!

About Tom Ryan 
Tom Ryan has been a full time stand-up comedian for over twenty years. He has made two appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman.
Tom Ryan works steadily at comedy clubs, concert venues, corporate functions and colleges across the U.S. In addition to his Letterman appearances, he has also been featured on Showtime, A&E, Comedy Central and NBC. He has performed as the opening act in concert for B.B. King, Natalie Cole, Jeff Beck, Earth, Wind and Fire, Aretha Franklin, Tim Allen, Steven Wright, Jerry Seinfeld, and Dennis Miller just to name a few.
His original style makes it easy for him to write for special events. He has contributed monologue jokes to the award winning “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher” and regularly headlines corporate events. Tom believes that the best comedy comes from the most unlikely sources. Here is an example from his act: “I was driving around the other day and my oil light came on. But that little symbol looks nothing like an oil can. When it first came on I thought well, apparently my car is low on gravy.”

About Wali Collins
His first time on stage Wali was convinced that he had bombed, but the manager paid him and asked him to come back every week as a featured act. Wali moved to New York City to work on a show for Comedy Central called “Stand-up Stand-up”. He hosted the largest, funniest, most varied collection of stand-up comedians in the world. Nominated three years in a row as “College Campus Entertainer of the Year,” Wali is also sought after for corporate events. One of Wali’s greatest achievements was hosting an event for First Lady Michelle Obama. Collins’ television stand-up credits include NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO, ABC’s “The View”, Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd” and Commentary on VH1. David Letterman caught Wali’s act and recruited him to warm-up for his show. Later that season Wali performed his stand up on the “Late Show with David Letterman”. In the words of Robert Klein, “Wali Collins is versatile, smart and very, very funny.”

About Shaun Eli 
Stand-up comedian Shaun Eli has rightfully been called one of America’s smartest comics. Whether it’s a story about dining with a vegetarian or successfully fighting a parking ticket in criminal court, master storyteller Shaun Eli shows you that there’s hilarity in the ordinary if you approach life with a comedic warp. Job interviews? How about the Ten Commandments? For just about anything he’s experienced he has hilarious stories at the ready. With a sense of humor that’s both cheerful and universal Shaun has headlined shows on five continents. In 2021 he was the recipient of a major profile in The New York Times.

Special thanks to the Spruce Peak Arts 2022-23 Season Sponsors:

 Joy and Tom Cronin 
Edward Jones / Caren Merson Deborah and Ron Feinstein
The Merson Family
The Stires-Stark Family Foundation