New stars recommended to you by DC Improv headliners. Mike gets the nod from Bob Marley!April 15lounge
In 2017, the DC Improv celebrates its 25th anniversary by remembering the past –- and looking to the future. The Next Wave series features rising stars, recommended to us (and you) by some of our favorite DC Improv headliners. These are performers that comedy fans will be talking about for years to come, and this is your chance to see them up close at one of the most respected comedy venues in America.
Mike Speirs was a social studies teacher. You could argue that he still is, only now the lessons are delivered from a stand-up comedy stage. Mike travels the country telling jokes, and he’s recommended to you by Bob Marley – a DC Improv favorite who has worked with Mike tons of times.
Mike Speirs is a very funny New York City based comedian whose likability and quick wit allow him to connect with any audience. Armed with an engaging storytelling ability, open and honest material and well-crafted punch lines, Mike is making a name for himself performing across the country. Whether he's in a comedy club, theater, casino, college, at a corporate event or private party, crowds everywhere agree ... Mike Speirs is hilarious!
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Originally from Maine, Bob Marley began performing stand-up comedy in his hometown of Portland. He moved to Boston early in his career, gaining experience in a city known for spawning comedy all-stars. He now has a weekly radio call in segment with several radio stations around the country called “The World According to Bob.” Winner of this year’s XM/Sirius ‘Super Bowl of Comedy’, he continually makes new fans around the country.
Making his first television appearance on Comedy Central, he is now one of the few comics to do the complete late night circuit including The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn. He has also appeared on 100 Television shows including VH-1’s “Super Secret Movie Rules”, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “USO Comedy Tour" and "Comedy Central Presents Bob Marley," Bob’s half-hour special.