As a young actor Ben won first place in the California Shakespeare Festival for his portrayal of Caliban from “The Tempest.” Later that year he founded Cheap Thrills Theater, a comedy sketch revue, which led to gigs at The Comedy Store and The LaffStop. Ben’s television credits include “Comic Strip Live,” “Comedy Tonight,” “The Joe Franklin Show,” A&E;’s “Comedy On The Road,” The Playboy Channel and several performances on cable’s Showtime comedy specials.
Fred Anderson learned to juggle while studying theatre and computer science at San Francisco State University. His passion for performance, infused with his unique brand of stand-up comedy has taken him the world over to festivals, events and two World Expos. Fred has also appeared on FOX’s “Comedy Express,” A&E;’s “An Evening At The Improv” and PBS’ “New York Street Performers.”
Recently, Kris Tinkle brought his comedy to a USO Show for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait, where he performed with fellow funnymen Kevin Avery and David Alan Grier. A veteran of the comedy club circuit, Kris has just released his new record on the Rooftop Records label entitled “Almost Awesome.”
Show times for the Riviera Comedy Club are 8:30 and 10 p.m. Tickets are $24.99 plus tax and fee. Ask about our dinner/show combinations. For more information call the Riviera Box Office at 877-892-7469, or go to www.rivierahotel.com. All guests must be at least 18 years of age.