Marty Pollio & Scott Blakeman

Sat, Feb 17

SHOWTIMES
02/17
6:30 pm - $15 seating, $10 balcony
9:00 - $13 seating, $8 balcony

DETAILS
295 W Center St., Provo, UT (Previously The Madison)
Beverages and snacks available
Smoking and alcohol free environment
Ages 16 & up*
Live studio audience on a film set**

Marty Pollio

Marty Pollio’s been killing ‘em for more than two decades. This seasoned pro is a multitalented, and extremely versatile performer who incorporates standup comedy, juggling, and physical-comedy tightly choreographed into one cohesive, mesmerizing act that has been a favorite of television shows and corporate buyers alike.

Having grown up the son of a racketeer in Louisville Kentucky, one of Marty’s high school jobs was delivering the “gifts” to the local cops and judges …so it makes sense that he became the black sheep of the family for becoming a mime and juggler. Marty was equally influenced as a youngster by both Dick Van Dyke and Carlos Santana (if you’ve seen his act, you can understand this).

After moving to LA, Marty appeared multiple times on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, (even one of Johnny’s New Year’s Eve Specials!), as well as being on the show with Jay Leno. 

Jerry Lewis invited Marty onto his annual Telethon, and Penn and Teller had him on their “Sin City Spectacular”, taped in Las Vegas (Marty’s magic spoof is a favorite among his peers). 

He performed part of this act in the movie “Punchline” with Tom Hanks and Sally Field, and had recurring parts on many television shows, including Night Court, Empty Nest, and Blossom.

Because many of his high-energy physical pieces are performed to music, Marty has had the opportunity to perform all over the world, everywhere from USO shows held in tents near the Iraqi border, to European television programs.

He’s appeared in concert with Ray Charles, Robin Williams, and Kenny G, among others.
He was a special movement instructor for Michael J. Fox, on his famous Pepsi commercials, and for the Tony Award-winning- National Theater of the Deaf. 

Marty is an avid college basketball fan, chess player, and computer geek. His hobbies include writing about himself in the third person.

 

Scott Blakeman

Scott Blakeman has performed his political humor from a liberal Jewish point of view around the world, including the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.

Scott was featured on MSNBC’s live coverage of the 2012, 2011 and 2010 White House Correspondents Dinner. He appears regularly on Viewpoint with John Fugelsang on Current TV and has also been seen on RT-TV and Huff Post Live. For more than three years, Scott was the most frequently booked counter-point pundit on Fox News.com Live.

Blakeman co-hosted with Keith Olbermann, a celebration of James Thurber at the 92nd St Y, where he has also interviewed Robert Klein, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara and Lewis Black.

Blakeman tours with Palestinian-American comedian Dean Obeidallah in Standup for Peace: The Two Comedians Solution to Middle East Peace. 

Scott was the warmup comedian for the Late Show with David Letterman, the CBS sitcom Welcome To New York, and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.

Blakeman taught the Standup Comedy Workshop at The New School for 25 years, and his former students include Jon Stewart and Caroline Rhea.

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