Comedian Lenny Clarke at Blue Ocean Music HallName: Comedian Lenny Clarke at Blue Ocean Music HallDate: December 28, 2017Time: 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM ESTWebsite: http://www.blueoceanhall.comEvent Description:
Thursday, December 28 | 8PM
Doors Open at 6:30PM
Reserved Seating $25 - $35
+ $3 Additional Day of Show
About Lenny Clarke
Lenny Clarke is a comedian and actor, famous for his thick Boston accent and role as Uncle Teddy on the series "Rescue Me." Clarke was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was the most famous "saloon comic" in Boston during the 1980s, the heyday of the Boston comedy scene.
The DVD release When Standup Stood Out (2006) details Clarke's early career and affiliations with other famous Boston comics, such as Steven Wright and Denis Leary, his good friends. In 1980, Clarke wrote and starred in a local television show Lenny Clarke's Late Show featuring Wright and Leary, in collaboration with Boston comedy writer Martin Olson. Clarke and Olson were roommates, and their apartment, known by comedians as "The Barracks", was a notorious "crash pad" for comics visiting Boston, and the subject of a documentary film as Clarke and Leary explain in When Standup Stood Out.
Since his early days in Boston, Clarke starred in his own short-lived network sitcom Lenny (1990), and in such TV shows as Contest Searchlight, The Job, The John Larroquette Show and It's All Relative and movies like Monument Ave., Fever Pitch and Southie. From 2004 to 2011, Clarke appeared in the recurring role of Uncle Teddy on the FX comedy-drama "Rescue Me."
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