Josh Blue LIVE at the Historic Hilo Palace Theater
Friday February 24, 2017
Doors 6PM | Show 7PM
Bryan Rupp & Jose Dynamite
All Ages Welcome (Show is rated PG-13)
Pre-Sale Premium $45-$40 | General Admission $20 ($5 increase at the door the day of show)
KMA Productions: (808) 391-5673
Palace Theater: (808) 934-7010
Tickets Also Available at the following locations:
Palace Theater Box Office
KTA Superstores - Downtown
KTA Superstores - Puainako
A Portion of the Proceeds will be donated to B.R.A.V.E. Hawaii.
Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in Cerebral Palsy, Josh Blue centers much of his self-deprecating act around his disability. He exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBCs Last Comic Standing. Having already established himself as one of the most sought after comedians on the college circuit, his weekly appearances on Last Comic in the summer of 2006 expanded his fan base exponentially. Josh starred in Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue, which received rave reviews from fans and critics alike and was named the 11th best special on the network in 2011. Most recently, Josh debuted a one-hour Showtime special, Sticky Change, where he cracks jokes and tells stories about everything from being a white African-American, to dealing with cabbies who think he'll pay in sticky change. The special is currently available on Netflix. He has appeared twice on Ron Whites Comedy Salute to the Troops on CMT and recently made his late night television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Possessed with an undeniable likeability and comedic timing that belies his youthfulness; Josh continues to break down stereotypes of people with disabilities one laugh at a time. His stand-up routine is in a constant state of evolution and his off-the-cuff improvisational skills guarantee that no two shows are exactly alike.
Josh has appeared as a regular guest star on Comedy Centrals Mind of Mencia and his story has been featured on Fox, CBS, ABC,and MSNBC. He was the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, was named Best Winning Reality Show Guest for his appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly, and made a standout guest appearance on Comics Unleashed. He became the first comic to debut a stand-up special on the big screen when 7 More Days in the Tank was shown in theatres across the country. Blue is set to appear in the sports based comedy 108 Stitches. Portions of the performance also aired on Bravo Network as a half-hour comedy special. Josh is a repeat guest on such nationally syndicated radio programs as NPRs Talk of the Nation and The Mancow Show and has been featured in numerous print publications including People Magazine and The New York Times. Josh has also performed at the prestigious HBO-Aspen Comedy Festival, Comedy Centrals South Beach Comedy Festival, and The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas. Josh has even become quite an Internet sensation with his top two YouTubevideos over 3.5 million plays.
Josh was also a member of the US Paralympic Soccer Team and competed in Athens at the Paralympic Games, the worlds second largest sporting event. Josh is a single father living in Denver, CO with his son, Simon and daughter, Seika.
Hilo Palace Theater (View)
38 Haili Street
Hilo, HI 96720
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|