Poppy Champlin and Ray Harrington Hilarity

October 7, 2017

Poppy Champlin and Ray Harrington Hilarity

Mariann Almonte

October 7, 2017 - October 7, 2017

8:00pm – 10:00pm

CCA

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Start your fall weekends at the Courthouse with fun. These two amazing comedians will have you roaring with laughter.

Poppy Champlin is a nationally known professional comedian. A Rhode Island native with a BFA from URI Theatre, her credits include HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, Oprah and Joan Rivers. Poppy has opened for such comics as Ray Romano, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Bill Hicks and Rosie ODonnell. Her club appearances range from Gotham Comedy Club in NYC, the Comedy Cellar and The Improv. She Produces her own touring show called The Queer Queens of Qomedy and travels across the country with it. She also performs on cruise ships.Her stand-up pedigree is flawless; from her latest SHOWTIME SPECIAL: PRIDE, and LOGO SPECIAL: ONE NIGHT STAND-UP, to Oprah Winfrey, and a featured story on Entertainment Tonight, a winner on The Joan Rivers Show, and a panel guest on Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. She is also a favorite on Atlantis and Olivia cruises. Poppy has opened for such comics as Ray Romano, Denis Leary, Bill Maher, Bill Hicks and Rosie ODonnell. Her club appearances are many.Poppy is bringing a few students from her comedy classes to perform their monologues.

Poppy’s Side Kick and Rhode Island Comedy Great is Ray Harrington.  This Show is a treat for all.  Hilarity is putting it mildly.  Ray Harrington  is an infectiously likable comedian who performs across the globe. Harrington has turned his awkward and un-led stumble into manhood into the hilariously irreverent material and marvelous improvisational riffing that embraces the uncomfortable and the absurd with a smile. His documentary BE A MAN won the LA Comedy Festival and was featured as ‘New and Noteworthy’ Internationally on iTunes before premiering on Hulu. His first album from Stand Up! Records, The Worst Is Over, debuted at the top of the comedy charts on Amazon and iTunes. Here are a few things others are saying about Ray:  Ray was named Best Comedian by the Providence Phoenix, was selected for Comedy Central’s ‘Up Next’ Showcase, was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, and was invited to host the International Filmapalooza Awards in Hollywood. He was awarded Best Documentary at the LA Comedy Festival, SNOB Film Festival, and premiered his film BE A MAN at the New York Comedy Festival. Ray has been heard on nationally syndicated radio along with Sirius/XM and he’s been seen on Hulu, ABC, FOX, and SBS Australia.