Published DateLACONIA — High level stand up comedy returns to Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, Saturday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. with a triple-header all star lineup, headlined by Las Vegas regular Jim Lauletta who have multiple appearances on Comedy Central, and has been seen HBO, NBC, cruise ships and the top clubs around the country. Also appearing will be Graig Murphy, who is a Boston headliner known for his voices and comedy on WEEI radio, along with Chris D, a New England favorite.
Tickets are $15 and seats may be purchased in advance by contacting Pitman's at (603) 527-0043 or ticket can be obtained at the door the night of the show. Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
This will be Pitman's fourth monthly comedy night which, to this point, has averaged 110 persons per show.
"We are thrilled by the turnouts for the first few shows," said Pitman's owner Dick Mitchell. "We thought it might take a while for the shows to catch on, but the word is getting out as to how good the shows are.
Obviously, it's our hope that the people continue to support these events," added Mitchell. "We want to keep bringing this caliber of comedian to the room."
As for the show, Lauletta is one of Boston's top comedians and is one of the most popular headliners in New England. Lauletta's television credits include numerous Comedy Central appearances such as, "Two Drink Minimum," "Stand-up Stand-up," "Comic Re-mix," "Shorties Watchin' Shorties," and "Make Me Laugh." Lauletta is a regular in Las Vegas and on cruise ships as well as having been seen on Comcast Comedy Spotlight, and HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival "Best of the Fest," "Comedy Showcase" and NBC's "Friday Night".
Murphy rapidly shot to comedic fame in part due to his hilarious work on WEEI radio followed by the realization that Murphy's comedy reaches virtually everyone in the crowd. Murphy now performs across the country including stops at some of the country's top rooms including The Riviera in Las Vegas, Comix at Foxwoods, the Comedy Connections and more. Murphy is featured on Sirius XM Radio, and has been seen on Comcast Comedy Spotlight.
Chris Dimitrakopoulos (Chris D) is the second son of Greek immigrants and uses his family background to become a rising star in the Boston stand-up comedy scene. Performing at all the top clubs and venues all over New England, he was recently voted as Boston's second best young comedian by the Boston Comedy Scene Examiner. With his blend of jokes about his quirky, Greek father and his unique perspective on the world around him, Chris has left audiences laughing.
Pitman's works in conjunction with Laugh Riot Productions which books comedy shows and fundraiser throughout New England.
Jim Lauletta (Courtesy photo)