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DINNER & COMEDY FEATURING MATT KAZAM
February 14, 2019
DINNER & cOMEDY FEATURING MATT KAZAM
Matt Kazam is a veteran comic who can be seen performing at the nation’s top comedy clubs, casinos and theatres. He has performed stand-up comedy over 6,000 times in 45 states and 7 countries. Matt has also performed at over 1,000 corporate and private events. He has an amazing ability to work any crowd, anywhere, any venue.
Kazam has made television appearances on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, Fox’s “Big Red Couch”, Comedy Central’s “Stand-Up Stand-Up”, VH-1’s “Fools For Love”, TLC’s “Two For Vegas”, The Discovery Channel’s “Lux List”, WGN’s “The Bob & Tom Show. He has appeared with Tommy Davidson on the Rascal’s Comedy Club Webcast “Live Caught On The Net”. In addition, Kazam's comedy special,“Stand-Up and Sit-Down with Matt Kazam,” is currently airing on XM Satellite Radio. In addition to these television projects, Kazam was a writer for the 2008 “Fox Reality TV Awards” on the Fox Reality Channel.
Kazam's 1-man show, “40 Is Not The New 20,” had a residency at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The hilarious show tackles the subject matter both literally and figuratively. The material explores how much the world has changed in the past 40 years. The show is a mid-life celebration of the knowledge and experience that can only be gained with age. The show is like comfort food for the soul. It puts the notion that 40 is the new 20 on trial and breaks down the concept into categories such as technology, the media, politics, relationships, family, our priorities and even how much our bodies have changed over the years. Kazam walks the audience through specific and general examples on how the 40 is not the new 20 and more importantly why? All the while, the audience is being thoroughly entertained as well as feeling an overwhelming sense of nostalgia. Everyday topics like marriage, fashion, parenting, work, commuting, bills and exercise, just to name a few, will be compared and contrasted though the eyes of a 40+ year-old taking a look at today’s 20 year-old young adult.
Kazam's energetic style, witty observations and unassuming charm combined with his youthful enthusiasm and instant likeability are the driving forces behind his unique and hilarious comedy.