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Tom Papa is one of America’s most popular and loved comedians. Papa is a versatile artist who has ventured into acting in TV and films and has hosted many radio shows. He has been successful primarily for his TV sitcoms like CBS’ The New Adventures of Old Christine, VH1's I Love the '70s, I Love the '80s, I Love the '90s series and as the host of the NBC reality series The Marriage Ref. His roles in films Analyze That and The Informant! also got him noticed in Hollywood. He is also quite famous for his guest appearances in late night television shows like the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O'Brien all of which present various dimensions of Papa’s signature humor.
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Stand-up comedy is where Papa started off and it remains his fort. He began hosting and standup routines at NYC’s open microphones and NY comedy club in 1993. He was scouted by Jerry Seinfeld at the Comedy Cellar where he convinced him to join him on his tour. This was the big break and the start of a decade long deal between Seinfeld and Papa, where he performed as the opening act for the star comedian. Fans and critics tagged him as a mix of Seinfeld and legendary Bill Cosby. Every time on stage, Papa proved that he is a great comedian and needs to show more of what he’s got for his fans.
As a standup comedian Papa presents the art of observational comedy that he has mastered over the years very skillfully. He has a unique quality of combining comic incidents or influenced from his family/personal life with observational humor. He has been enjoyed live across North America with hit sold out shows like Comedy Central’s Tom Papa Live in New York City, Only Human Papa’s one man show and Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. This man’s clean, crisp but edge cutting style of comedy has gotten him great respect and recognition. Fans, comedians and critics appreciate his work and are looking forward to his new offerings.
Tom Papa recorded his first show in 2001 which was a Comedy Central stand-up special. He recorded the second one in 2007. In between these two recordings he released his debut stand-up album in 2005 titled Calm, Cool & Collected. In 2008, Papa reached new heights of success with Only Human, a show he opened as part of the Just for Laughs comedy festival.
Papa’s stand-up comedy show Freaked Out was aired as his first comedy special in the summer of 2013 on Netflix and Epic. This two hour-long special was directed by Rob Zombie. It is one of the most sought after shows by Papa; it is loaded with irreverent appearances where he ridicules churches, mid-life crisis, make-up, empowerment of women, magic and Chinese people and their way of life. Freaked Out is a kicking comedy that has helped fans appreciate his talent and skill. It has allowed the artist prove his mantle once again!
On Radio, Papa is a celebrity host loved for his popular hit shows. Channel 99’s Sirius/XM production Come to Papa is his best effort so far. This weekly show has attracted not only fans but many celebrated comedians like Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano, Mel Brooks, Dick Cavett, and Carl Reiner.
Papa’s film career boasts of roles in films like Steven Soderbergh's The Informant!, Rob Zombie’s The Haunted World of El Superbeast, the DreamWorks animation Bee Movie, Analyze That and Comedian. His latest film Behind the Candelabra an HBO production was released in May 2013 and received a positive response by the public and critics.
Tom Papa & Rodney Sherwood came together as a part of Papa’s 2013 tour. It presented a very optimistic take on world’s most unique things and happenings. Through this tour Papa worked towards understanding and appreciating life by cracking a joke here and jibing a fellow there. Tom Papa tickets were sold within a short period of time.