Cafe Theatre Comedy Series at Napa Valley Opera House
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The last date listed for Cafe Theatre Comedy Series was Thursday July 19, 2012 / 7:30pm (Jeff Applebaum).
Shows feature clean language and adult material suitable for age 16 and up.
May 22, 2012: Marc Yaffee, with Adam Stone
Adopted at birth and confused ever since, Marc Yaffee takes his audiences on a comedy joyride as he explores his multi-ethnic roots and the culture clashes that fill his world. Marc’s smart but relatable comedy demonstrates a universal appeal that has landed him appearances on PBS, Comics Unleashed, The Latino Laugh Festival and the historic Showtime special, Goin’ Native: The American Indian Comedy Slam.
Marc’s ability to adjust his material for different audiences without sacrificing his comedy voice shows why his calendar stays full. A former writer for George Carlin’s laugh.com, Marc has toured five times overseas entertaining U.S. Troops. His national radio credits include NPR’s Weekend America, Sirius XM Radio and multiple appearances on the Bob & Tom Show.
Whether it’s a club, college, military base, corporate show or tribal event, Marc delivers the funny and his message that laughter can heal and unite people of all ages and backgrounds.
Adam Stone has been a professional working comedian for over 12 years. As a Hawaiian native, Adam shares his unique experience in the mainland as a minority among minorities.
Adam is a clean comedian who is as fun as He is funny. Instantly likable and notably endearing, Always the life of the party Adam, endeavors to share an experience that is both memorable and repeatable. Ever upbeat, full of life and dynamic, Adam is ready and poised to have a good time and share a lasting memory.
With an intent to truly embrace the moment and connect with people, Adam gets the audience laughing with well crafted material, physical comedy, improvisation and silly impressions, all through an onstage persona that is endearing and likeable.
“Have fun, give fun” is the motto which embodies the comedy of hawaiian native Adam Stone.
July 19, 2012: *Jeff Applebaum with Opening Act David Studebaker*
Jeff Applebaum’s clean comedy examines his particular life experiences, which include being the only white kid on his Little League team in Queens, having a Chinese wife who orders from take-out menus in fluent Mandarin, and raising a pre-teen son who calls himself “Jewnese,” because he says it sounds better than “Chine-ish.”
Jeff recently made his national TV debut on CBS as a comedian on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Jeff was cast by Sandy Hackett, the late Buddy Hackett’s son, to play the principal role of Joey Bishop in the long-running musical tribute The Rat Pack is Back. Jeff also appears in the blockbuster film_ The Pursuit of Happyness,_ starring Will Smith.
Jeff has been entertaining people all around North America for over 14 years, including audiences of more than 10,000 people at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento and the Anaheim Convention Center. His down-to-earth style and resemblance to popular TV characters has led to great shows at clubs, colleges, and corporate functions.