Tony Baker is a Los Angeles-based comedian, television/film writer and actor making waves on the national comedy scene. COURTESY PHOTO

Laugh out loud with March’s Comedy at the Ave featuring Tony Baker

  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 1:43pm
  • Life

Tony Baker, past winner of the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition, headlines March Comedy at the Ave.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the historic Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave.

Torio Von Grol and Mark Smalls joins Baker for the evening’s comedic lineup.

Baker is featured on the second season of Comedy Central’s “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” and two seasons of “Last Comic Standing on NBC.

He won the 37th Annual San Francisco International Comedy Competition, captured the Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Competition at the Ice House and L.A.’s Funniest Comic, and was a semifinalist in the Boston Comedy Festival. He has also showcased for the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and NACA Nationals (NBC Diversity Stand Up Search).

Baker is a paid regular at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy and Magic Club and the Comedy Union. He has also featured at Flappers, Pepper Belly’s, The Punch Line (Sacramento), The Ha Ha Cafe, The Ice House & The Improv Comedy clubs (Hollywood, Ontario, Brea & Irvine).

He co-hosts “Crack’em Up Thursdays”– a weekly comedy show at the Comedy Store and is a crowd favorite on the college circuit nationwide. He is featured in as well as co-written numerous comedy sketches and short films- dramas and horrors.

For more information about the act, visit

Tickets are $18 regular, $15 students and seniors. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, or order online for will call-only pickup through Brown Paper Tickets at

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