San Jose: Will Durst brings comedy extravaganza to The Stage

The Big Fat Year End Comedy Show features a night of comedy and politics with a collection of stand-up comedy, skits, quizzes and many other surprises.

Will Durst

Will DurstSF Bay Area - Film, Arts, StageIt’s Saturday Night Live meets the Daily Show on steroids. Will Durst, former TV show host (PBS), is bringing his show to town. San Jose Stage Company announced that The Big Fat Summer Comedy Extravaganza will play for one night only, on Saturday, August 20th.

Performers at the show will include Will Durst and Johnny Steele, plus other several other comedians and special guests (below).

Back from their appearance in December at San Jose Stage Company, the cast of The Big Fat Year End Comedy Show bring this night of comedy and politics to San Jose with a collection of stand-up comedy, skits, quizzes and many other surprises.

Will Durst is a former host of several TV shows (PBS), and the Will and Willie Morning Show on Green 960 (that’s Willie Brown). He’s also the author of The All-American Sport of Bi-Partisan Bashing and his columns and commentary are syndicated in dozens of publications. He’s also a national comedy headliner. His successful solo show, by the same name, was extended Off-Broadway.

Johnny Steele: Former host of several radio and TV shows including The Live 105 Morning Show, Green 960. He’s also a past winner of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and has headlined across the United States, Canada and Europe.

Debi Durst: President of Comedy Celebration Day, the world’s largest one-day comedy celebration, and 50% of the comedy team of Deb & Mike (Bossier). She’s also 50% of Will Durst.

Michael Bossier: A long-time Improv and sketch performer. He’s been a player and writer of the Big Fat Year End Comedy Show for nearly 20 years. He’s also a sought-after comedy coach currently teaching at San Francisco State University. He is also Mike of the long-running comedy team Deb & Mike.

Mari Magaloni: A classically trained actress who has performed in theaters from New York to San Jose. She is also an accomplished impressionist (her Sarah Palin is not to be missed), as well as a hilarious comedian.

The Big Fat Summer Comedy Extravaganza

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information:  408.283.7142,

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