Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays celebrates another great year of club comedy performances on the square in downtown Lawrenceville as headliner Andy Sandford is joined on the main stage by comediennes Mia Jackson and Debra Cole. See them all in one big show in the “big room”# on Aurora Theatre”s Mainstage Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. It will be like attending an HBO Comedy Special, live and right in your back yard.
About The Comedians
Andy Sandford is a stand-up comedian who cut his teeth in the clubs of Atlanta and is now based out of New York City. Andy can be seen playing himself on Adult Swim”s Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Andy is a founding member of the nationally acclaimed “The Beards Of Comedy,”# who have recorded their sophomore album, Cardio Mix, with Comedy Central Records; and whose web series, Beards Across America, has racked up over 1,000,000 views on msn.com. A rapidly rising force on the national comedy scene, Andy was bestowed Rooftopcomedy.com”s 2011 Silver Nail Award, given to the “8 best upcoming comics in the country.”# Andy has shared the stage with comedy legends such as Brian Regan, Jim Gaffigan, Emo Phillips, Greg Proops, Margaret Cho, and Bobcat Goldthwait.
Columbus, Georgia native Mia Jackson is a self-proclaimed know-it-all, who often finds herself the center of attention among family and friends. So, after graduating from the University of Georgia she took her confidence and sharp wit and hit the local comedy scene where she has thrilled audiences since day one. Recent television appearances include Oxygen”s Girls Behaving Badly and TLC”s Wild Weddings. She was also a writer on BET/Centric”s re-launch of the Soul Train Awards. A diverse comedienne with an original voice and perspective, Mia”s refreshing, energetic and conversational style leaves an audience feeling as if they”ve known her forever.
Debra Cole, host of Aurora Theatre Funny Fridays, is known to Atlanta comedy enthusiasts for her wry humor and rapid-fire style. Born on April Fool”s Day, Debra”s sassy audience interaction and left-hook delivery are sure bets to bring the laughs and set the pace for visiting comedians, making Funny Fridays the best comedy show in the metro area.
Tickets are $15. For more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.