Comedy Night at Azul Starring LA's Hottest Comics announces its Saturday, November 10 show featuring stand-up comic stars CARLEASE BURKE of Showtime’s Shameless, ABC Family’s Switched at Birth and Fox’s The Mindy Project, MATTHEW MOORE of The World Famous Comedy Store, Caroline’s on Broadway in New York and the Blue Casino and VALERIE JEAN GARDUNO of CBS’s The Late Show with David Letterman, The Gotham Comedy Club in New York and The World Famous Comedy Store.
The pre-show starts at 6:30PM and the show begins at 7:30PM. With 33 sold-out shows in a row, reservations are highly encouraged. Please call 760.325.5533. Cover for this great show is only $10. Azul is located at 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive in vibrant Downtown Palm Springs.
Carlease Burke is a film, television and theatre actress and a nationally renowned comedienne. As a television actress, she recently appeared in the hit shows Shameless on Showtime, Switched at Birth on ABC Family, The Mindy Project on Fox and Castle on ABC. She has appeared on Grey's Anatomy (ABC), Heroes (NBC), Bones (FOX), How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Desperate Housewives (ABC), Days of Our Lives (NBC) and The Young and the Restless (CBS). A film actress as well, she has appeared in The Back Up Plan, Terminal, Get Shorty, The Anna Nicole Smith Project and others.
As a stage actress, she was in the just completed run of the acclaimed Helen at The Getty Villa.
Most everyone has seen her in the national GEICO commercial Bird in Hand. Additionally, she has appeared in commercials for Pfizer, Verizon, Macy's and scores of others.
As a comedienne, she has appeared on LOGO's One Night Stand Up and performs at top comedy clubs around the country. She is also fluent in American Sign Language.
Matt Moore has studied and performed improvisational comedy for over 15 years. His studies began at the Groundlings where he trained for years.
Matt is also a stand up comedian performing at all the major comedy clubs in Los Angeles, including The World Famous Comedy Store, as well as in New York at Caroline’s on Broadway. He is the producer of Monkey Shines Improv Troupe and Alley Catz Comedy Shows.
VALERIE JEAN GARDUNO
Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, Valerie grew up in Colorado Springs before moving to Europe. Landing in Paris at seventeen, Valerie became a successful high fashion model.
Also a comedienne, she honed her comic skills on New York City's comedy circuit. She has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, and is now bi-coastal; consistently performing at Gotham Comedy Club and Stand UP NY in New York and The Hollywood Improv, the World Famous Comedy Store, Laugh Factory and many others in Los Angeles. She has done warm-up for The Tyra Banks Show. As well as several national commercials, she just completed the lead role in the indie film LA Ricochet.