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Simon King utterly changes a room when he hits the stage. His high energy, dynamic, intelligent and edgy comedy style makes him nothing short of a force of nature. Simon is well known for explosive performances offering sharp socially conscious material and keen point of view with absolutely hilarious results. He comfortably covers most anything and everything, jumping from topic to topic with a maniacal frenetic energy. Absolutely one of a kind in the entertainment world he is also a veteran comic with thousands of shows to his credit. All this and the ability to switch between a polished act and improvisation at break neck speed never ceases to leave audiences in awe and demanding more.
A workhorse and extremely prolific writer as well as outstanding club and corporate performer, it wasn’t long before he was being invited to play some of the world’s most prestigious comedy competitions and festivals. From his appearances at: the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, The Sudbury Comedy Festival and the Vancouver International Comedy Festival to his breakout performances at the prestigious HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the HBO, TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas: It’s undeniable he’s made an impact wherever he’s been!
Being the kind of comic that comes along once in a generation gets you noticed. In addition to regular airplay on Sirius/XM satellite radio, Pandora radio and his own one hour television special for CTV/The Comedy Network, Simon recently recorded his first cd for a major American label with national distribution. UNFAMOUS has subsequently gone on to win critical acclaim and find its place on numerous top ten comedy album of the year lists. Simon is also a favorite on the club circuit for his devastating energy and brilliant material. In demand at such legendary venues as the Hollywood Improv and the World Famous Comedy Store he has also garnered the interest of comedic institutions such as Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, The Daily Show and The National Lampoon to name just a few.
His unmistakable mind blowing style, powerful commanding stage presence and lightning wit will win you over but the sheer hilarity and spontaneity of his performance will keep you coming back for more. From the simple to the surreal, from topical to absurd there’s no doubt that Simon King is truly exceptional and like nothing else in the comedy world.