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Comedian Bruce Bruce to headline The Improv August 3-5

Bruce Bruce is a name synonymous with keeping audiences rolling with laughter thanks to his captivating improv skills and larger than life comedic style. His wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality set him apart from other standup comedians. Bruce will be performing at the Chicago Improv, 5 Woodfield Road in Schaumburg, IL on August 3-5. The showtimes are Friday at 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.; Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. and the final show is Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Although Bruce is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity to win a laugh, and is no stranger to winning over new audiences with every appearance he makes.

From his role as host for two seasons of BET’s “Comic View” to his many appearances on TV and film, Bruce is clearly a comedian who has found his mark in the business. Bruce headlined the 2008 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, leaving the audiences north of the border in stitches.

On the feature film front, Bruce made a cameo in the HBO Films feature “Idlewild,” appeared in the “Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector,” with Ice Cube in Columbia Pictures’ “XXX: State of the Union,” “Who’s Your Caddy” and in the Screen Gems comedy “Think Like a Man” and in Paramount’s, Chris Rock directed “Top Five.”

In addition to standup comedy, film and television, Bruce Bruce can also add author to his list of credits. Bruce recently released his first book “Baby James Brown” from Penguin Publishing. Within these pages you will find hilarious stories from his childhood and learn more about what makes Bruce Bruce one of the most popular comedians in the business today.

Bruce’s bigger than life personality has transcended his personality onto the music video scene as well. He has made guest appearances in videos with Ludacris and the Ying Yang Twins (after being named in their hit song “Salt Shaker”). He appeared in the monstrous 1996 summer hit “Come On Ride the Train (Ride It)” by Quad City DJs and can also be seen in Outkast’s music video “So Fresh, So Clean.” Bruce also appears with Anthony Anderson in the KEM music video, “You’re On My Mind.”

When not performing in comedy clubs across the country, Bruce divides his time between his homes in Atlanta and Los Angeles. He is also extremely dedicated to his incredible car collection, which includes two Harley Davidson trucks and four Buick muscle cars, among others.




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