Stand Up Comedy
Donna Ottena, Keith Purnell
110 Union St
Milton, DE, 19968
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
Irwin finds life funny. On stage he will tell the stories of his children, parents, and their behaviors, His take on being divorced, or the twists of being in a Â relationship with a Vegan, animal rights activist. Â He does all this with a smile, and his apparent love of all of them. Â He takes simple life moments and experiences, such as being at a local "All you care to eat" buffet, or the movie "The Wizard of Oz", and makes you laugh as if you were there at that moment. Â His comedy can range from Corporate Clean to "R" rated, depending on the request.
In the short time he has been performing on stage he has had many great moments and received many laughs. Â He was a finalist in the 2007 â€œComic of the Yearâ€? competition for Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. He was the winner of best new talent comic at the Reading Comedy Outlet 2008, and a finalist in the Big Break Comedy Competition in 2009. He currently teaches comedy classes at a local college for aspiring comics, focusing on the business of comedy and writing. He founded Kaleidoscope Comedy which produces comedy shows in MD, DC and VA. Kaleidoscope Comedy is very committed to using comedy as a means of fundraising for many charities. Such as the â€œAvon Walk for Breast Cancerâ€?, Warrior Aviation, CSAAC, The Miracle League, and local Kiwanis.
Irwin has performed in venues ranging from New York staples such as the Laugh Factory, Comix, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and Gotham Comedy Club, to the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, to more regional clubs such as the The Comedy Zone, Reading Comedy Outlet, Wisecrackers, Cozzyâ€™s Comedy Club, Liberty Laughs VA, and the Baltimore Comedy Factory. He also participated in the Guinness Book of World Records Longest Consecutive Comedy Show at Magoobyâ€™s Joke House in 2011. He has also co-produced a comedy variety show for a local public television station in Montgomery County MD.
He has worked with many great comics currently touring today such as Michael Winslow, Jimmy "JJ" Walker, Kelly Terranova, Yannis Pappas, Marc Unger, Chris Monty and others. He has headlined shows in Pennsylvania, Baltimore and Washington DC. He has been a featured comedian for â€œComcast on Demandâ€?, Web Comedy Club, and Local Point TV.
Keith is one of the fastest rising comics from Delaware. He's a high energy performer who's quick wit, style, and fast pace humor makes him a hit and personal favorite of audiences young and old. He performs at Comedy Clubs across the country and has appeared on Television and in Movies. He was a winner in the Howard Stern "Kill or Be Killed" Comedy Competition and was the Philadelphia Regional winner in the Sierra Mist Next Great Comic Comedy Competition. Keith has had appearances on Last Comic Standing and is gaining the reputation as the next rising star. So watch out America, he's coming your way....be prepared....he's armed with Laffs!!!!!
The historic Milton Theatre is a uniquely diverse venue where you will find the best local, regional, national, and international talent. Free municipal and on-street parking are available. Full bar and light food options available. This facility is fully accessible.