Battle of the Broadway Comedians starring Steve Solomon & Dick Capri
In an uproarious evening of comedy gold, Dick Capri of Catskills on Broadway and Steve Solomon from My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, and I'm in Therapy will duke it out on The Lyric stage. In one 90-minute round of belly-laughs, two of Broadway's best award-winning comedians will fight to see who can get the most laughs out of one audience. Only you can decide the winner of the Battle of the Broadway Comedians! That is, if you can see through the tears.
A comedy veteran, Dick Capri has played in every venue imaginable, from arenas to nightclubs, resorts to theaters. With a career spanning decades, Capri has worked with stars such as Tom Jones, Liza Minnelli, and Frank Sinatra and has played the greatest locations including Radio City Music Hall, the Minskoff Theater in New York, and the Palladium in London. The comedian first got his start touring with the infamous Englebert Humperdinck and made his Broadway debut in 1991 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater, co-starring in the beloved Catskills on Broadway. After playing to sold-out houses for 14 straight months, Catskills toured the country to the delight of hundreds of audiences. The veteran entertainer is part of the renowned New York Friar's Roast and has performed for Presidents Gerald Ford and George Bush. A regular at the top hotels in Atlantic City, Reno, and Las Vegas, Capri has continued to draw audiences with his crisp delivery and topical material.
Steve Solomon was raised in Sheepshead Bay, New York by a dysfunction family that his fans are quite familiar with. Drawing upon his personal life and experience in the entertainment industry, Solomon has created a series of one-man shows unlike any others. His show My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish, and I'm in Therapy is a three-time award-winning Broadway comedy that features many of Solomon's own family and friends. Traveling to over 75 cities and 3 countries in the past few years, Steve Solomon has become an international sensation, well-respected for his uncanny imitation abilities and charming self-deprecation.
In the Battle of Broadway Comedians, Dick Capri and Steve Solomon face off, bringing their decades of comedy experience to The Lyric stage in an evening that will be sure to keep you entertained.