Ken Garr, along with Barbara Holliday and Joshua Snyder, discusses his professionally fighting fires at age 12 with his father, the art of doing material about your current significant other, the difference between performing comedy in a person’s hometown vs L.A., and the interestingness of comedy in fundraisers.
During Punch It Up, Ari Ruelas and Tom Knight perform 3 minute sets and get critiques.
Ken Garr grew up on the south side of Chicago. The son of a retired Chicago Fire Fighter and Homemaker, Ken proudly hails from three generations of fire fighters. The youngest of 4 children, Ken’s hilarious views on life are derived from growing up in a blue collar family with his own white collar aspirations.
Ken’s countless life experiences including his recent divorce, a journey to “creepy” baldness and numerous run-ins with the law and subsequent trips to the hospital make his seemingly never-ending journey to fame and fortune a can’t miss experience.
A graduate of the world famous Second City Conservatory, Ken brings the influential characters of his life to stage with energy and zeal to produce a show that is nothing less than extraordinary.