If you’re in the mood for gut-busting humor that will have you hunched over from laughter, then you’re in luck because Reno Tahoe has a lineup of standup stars ranging from new talents whose careers are just beginning to heat up, to a seasoned veteran who has brought smiles to faces for five decades (and selling pudd’n pops).
Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, comedic up and comer Sean Peabody has become a favorite in Reno Tahoe, and his success continues to grow as he tours all around the west coast. His energetic and relatable style of comedy has earned him opening acts for standup greats such as, Robin Williams, Eddie Griffin and D.C. Curry.
April 26 & 28
Armed with quick wits and an inviting personality, Mark G. is renowned for making his audience feel like close friends while bringing them to tears with his side-splitting humor. His journey as a comedian began in San Francisco, performing on any open microphones he could find. With a desire to expand his comedic repertoire, he enrolled in an improvisation institute where he developed his ability to make each set a unique experience for his fans. His career has taken him everywhere from Canada to Korea and his next stop is right here in Reno!
Crowned as the “Queen of Mean,” Lisa Lampanelli is one of standup comedy’s brightest stars, winning praise from comedy legend Jim Carey calling her “more than a standup – a standout.” Lampanelli gained notoriety as a regular guest on Comedy Central’s Roasts where she unleashed her no-holds-barred humor on stars such as, Pamela Anderson, Chevy Chase and Donald Trump. Join Lisa Lampanelli at the Silver Legacy for an evening packed with laughs where no subject is taboo.
From serenading audiences about his ailing grandfather and the inheritance his demise will bring, to singing tales of his unorthodox teaching style that led to him being fired from an elementary school, Stephen Lynch has earned a loyal fan following with his unique blend of music and hilarious stories. Lynch earned national exposure with his Comedy Central Presents special, which lead to performances with Jay Mohr, Jeff Foxworthy, Mitch Hedberg and now a performance in The Biggest Little City.
There are few entertainers who have enjoyed careers comparable to Bill Cosby’s, with achievements that span from three Emmy Awards for his role in the espionage series I Spy, to the creation of the hit cartoon Fat Albert and the Crosby Kids, to his best-selling book Fatherhood. Help welcome this comedic legend to Reno for a night full of nostalgia and laughs you won’t soon forget.
With a career encompassing television, standup, film, and most recently, late-night TV, George Lopez is a multi-talented giant in the comedy world. His groundbreaking show, The George Lopez Show, ran for six seasons and elevated him to stardom, eventually leading to his talk show on TBS, Lopez Tonight. Now he is taking to the Silver Legacy Stage for a performance full of amusing observations and satire you won’t want to miss.