Return of the King, Paul Rodriguez Performs

Published : Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 5:26 PM

Original Latin King of Comedy, Paul Rodriguez will return to the Ice House Comedy Club on June 20 and 21. Longtime comedian Paul Rodriguez has been making audiences laugh all over the world (in Spanish and English) for nearly three decades with his unique brand of humor that is a perfect blend of his Latin heritage, the American dream and his undeniable universal appeal. Like Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, and George Carlin, Paul has achieved iconic status in the comedy world.

Rodriguez’s film credits include Without Men, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, The Deported, I’m Not Like That No More, Disney’s blockbuster hit Beverly Hills Chihuahua, The World’s Fastest Indian, A Cinderella Story, How to Get the Man’s Foot Outta Your Ass, Ali, Tortilla Soup, Crocodile Dundee in LA, Rat Race, Bloodwork, Chasing Papi and D.C. Cab, among others.

As an accomplished writer, director and producer for television, motion pictures and feature shows, Rodriguez has several hit projects to his credit including the comedy concert film The Original Latin Kings of Comedy, which he executive produced and starred in along with Cheech Marin, George Lopez and Carlos Mencia; the feature film A Million to Juan, which he also wrote, directed and starred in; six comedy specials for HBO including Loco Slam, Live in San Quentin and Idiots and Armadillos. As executive producer, he recently struck comedy again with his Comedy Central stand-up concert DVD, Comedy Rehab.

Among his many credits, Rodriguez has also made guest appearances on several late night shows including The Wanda Sykes Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Last Call with Carson Daly, and Politically Incorrect. Additionally, he has guest starred in several television series including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Shaken Not Stirred, DIRECTV’s Supreme Court of Comedy, Showtime’s original series Resurrection Boulevard and American Family. He has also lent his voice to popular animated series including King of the Hill, Dora the Explorer and The Proud Family.

Paul Rodriguez will perform four (4) shows on June 20 and 21. The complete show schedule for June 12 through 22 is listed below:

Thu. 6/12 – Steve-O (Special Event) – 8 p.m.; $22.50
Fri. 6/13 – Amir K featuring Jay Dee – 8:30 & 10:30 p.m.; $20
Sat. 6/14 – Justin Willman – 8 & 10 p.m.; $20
Sun. 6/15 – Father’s Day with Jon Reep, featuring Bil Dwyer – 7 p.m.; $12.50
Mon. 6/16 – Closed
Tue. 6/17 – Closed
Wed. 6/18 – Rudy Moreno’s Wednesday Night Funnies – 8 p.m.; $12.50
Thu. 6/19 -7 Comedians for $7 with Brett Martin and more – 8 p.m.; $7
Fri. 6/20 – Paul Rodriguez (Special Event) – 8:30 & 10:30 p.m.; $25
Sat. 6/21 – Paul Rodriguez (Special Event) – 8:30 & 10:30 p.m.; $25
Sun. 6/22 – Fritz Coleman Speaks to a Generation (Special Event) – 7 p.m.; $15

There is a two-drink minimum and patrons must be at least 18 to attend. The Ice House is located at 24 N. Mentor Ave. in Pasadena. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (626) 577-1894 or visit www.icehousecomedy.com.

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