Craig "The Lovemaster" Shoemaker at the Irvine Improv
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Born with achondroplastic dwarfism, stand-up comic Brad Williams started doing comedy at the age of 19 and got his big break when he began frequently appearing on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia. He also toured as Carlos Mencia's opening act for five years. Since then, his stand-up has been seen on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live. When he's not touring the country's comedy clubs, Williams regularly plays shows for the U.S. military around the world. Learn More
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Featured review from Denise ShueRed Velvet
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Fantastically funny! We laughed sooo hard for so long that i was hoarse this morning! LOL! I ended up buying his CD, 2 DVD's, 2 books a Lovemaster t-shirt & a "I spent the night w/ the Love Master" tank top to remember the totally fun night. We even got our picture taken w/ him!
Dana Eagle was very funny also!
Thanks for a great night out!
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Craig Shoemaker is hilarious!! Gotta LOVE the lovemaster :) Hey baby! We went with a couple who bought their tickets through the Improv but we sat together. Love that we paid less for the tickets. I can't wait to see Craig again. Thanks Goldstar!
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“Craig Shoemaker is a sitcom waiting to happen.” -The New York Times
“Insightful and amusing - we are moved beyond laughter to tears." —Los Angeles Times
Named Comedian of the Year by the American Comedy Awards on ABC, Craig Shoemaker’s half-hour Comedy Central special has been voted by viewers as one of the network’s “Top 20” stand-up specials of all time. Craig’s feature film credits include the box office hit _Scream 2, _co-starring opposite Patrick Stewart in Safe House and his featured role opposite Daryl Hannah as her love interest in 2007’s_ Dark Honeymoon._ Craig won Best Supporting Actor at the Elevate Film Festival. His own film _The Lovemaster _(with Farrah Fawcett) won Best Film honors at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
Craig began his career in his hometown of Philadelphia, where he honed his comedy and characters winning the “Best of Philly” Award while working as a bartender and attending Temple University. As a voiceover artist, Craig’s dead-on impression of Don Knotts was featured in the film Pleasantville (which he also played the narrator) and he has voiced many hit animated series including Teamo Supremo, Monsters and _I M Weasel. _
Craig’s small screen credits include his one-hour special on Comedy Central titled, The Lovemaster… Unzipped, co-hosting duties on HBO’s Comic Relief 2006, and roles on numerous prime-time series. He was Joy Behar’s first guest in her Comedy Corner on ABC’s _The View. _
As a scribe, Craig most recently wrote, produced and starred in_ Totally Baked_, a movie which was conceived from his own son asking if his dad had ever smoked marijuana. The film was distributed worldwide by Universal and can be found in all major retail outlets, including WalMart. _Totally Baked _was asked to be a featured film in the Austin Film Festival, was nominated for the 2008 High Times “Stony Award.” It was recently re-released as a “Doobie Feature” packaged with a stand up DVD Shoemaker produced called _420 Comedy Hour. _Craig’s writing credits also include ABC’s Just The Ten of Us and Real Funny. He also wrote and starred in the critically acclaimed one-man show, Who’s Your Daddy? at the Coronet Theater.
Additionally, Craig has had his own nationally syndicated radio show, which after only ten months on the air, won the prestigious Communicator Award “Crystal” prize. Two of Craig’s stand-up comedy routines made it to the Top 10 list on XM Radio, with “Playing Army” ranking #1. His “Lovemaster” routine was voted Most Popular Comedy on XM Radio’s Big Schtick Awards.