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November 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 pm$50
Join Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium for an evening of laughter as we host our fifth annual Comedy Night at the Zoo. This event is for adults 21 and over and takes place on Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. inside the Aquarium Conference Center of the Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium. Admission cost is $50 per person and includes heavy hors d‘oeuvres, two free drink tickets to our cash bar, special animal encounters and performances by comedians Nick Allen and Willie Farrell.With a cocktail in hand, it will be a night filled with laughs all around as guests are invited to take advantage of the beauty and serenity of the Scott Aquarium after-hours.
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6:30 p.m. Pre-event cocktails and hors d’oeuvres available in the Scott Aquarium until 7:30 p.m.
7:20 p.m. Doors to the Aquarium Conference Center will open. Seating is first come, first serve.
7:30 p.m. Comedic performances by Nick Allen and Willie Farrell begin. Event to conclude at 9 p.m.
OPENER: NICK ALLEN
Omaha comedian, Nick Allen, has been a standout comedian in the Midwest for over a decade, consistently winning audiences over with his sharp, well-written material that focuses on his life as a husband, father, and son on a shoestring budget. Nick is well known for his stint on Last Comic Standing and he is a regular personality on Z-92’s radio program, The Todd and Tyler Show.
HEADLINER: WILLIE FARRELL
Willie Farrell has been headlining comedy clubs such as the Funny Bones and Improv theaters for the last 25 years. He is a favorite on the stages of Las Vegas and Atlantic City, a regular performer on NCL cruise lines, and you might have seen him on Comedy Central or his own show on Showtime, The Godfathers of Comedy.
EVENT EMCEE: JESSI KREBS
Jessi Krebs is the hardest working zookeeper in show business and our host for Comedy Night. He’s also the curator of reptiles and amphibians at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and the headliner at our annual Love at the Zoo comedy event, where he discusses dating and mating in the animal kingdom.