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249 Star Starred
Brea Improv
120 S. Brea Blvd Brea, CA 92821
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3.5 / 5 Rated by 20 members
Review from Bonnie A.
11 events 4 reviews

OH MY GOODNESS!!!!!!!!!!!! Friday nights 10:00 p.m. show was NOT a good show AT ALL!!! EVERYONE WAS WASTED!!! The M.C. was not funny, the opening act was worse (just talked to the audience, timing off, nothing said between jokes, and could not...continued

reviewed Jul 20 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from halo4470
21 events 7 reviews

My date and I could not have had a more engaging night. Norm you are the best! We would love to see you again.

reviewed Nov 04 2005 report as inappropriate
Review from Albert S.
9 events 5 reviews

Norm McDonald was hilarious and his opening acts were great! very funny show especially for an opening night on a thrusday!!

reviewed Jul 19 2007 report as inappropriate
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Born in Quebec City, Quebec, MacDonald started his comedy career performing in comedy clubs across Canada where he quickly moved up the ranks. MacDonald eventually moved to Los Angeles, and became a writer for the popular Roseanne television series.

MacDonald joined the cast of NBC’s popular Saturday Night Live show in 1993, where he hosted the “Weekend Update” segment, and occasionally did impressions of Larry King, Burt Reynolds, David Letterman, Bob Dole and others. MacDonald parted ways with the show in 1998. Soon after, MacDonald starred in his first movie entitled Dirty Work, which was released to theaters in 1998. The film featured performances from veteran actors and comedians like Jack Warden, Don Rickles, Chevy Chase, Chris Farley, and Adam Sandler. Later that year, MacDonald would also lend his voice to one of the animals in the Eddie Murphy remake of Doctor Dolittle.

In 1999, MacDonald starred in a sitcom called The Norm Show, which lasted three seasons on the ABC. Also that year, MacDonald portrayed Michael Richards in the movie, _Man On The Moon _with Jim Carey which was the story of comedian Andy Kaufman’s short and unusual life.

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