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CHEECH & CHONG
GCA FY20
CHEECH & CHONG

In order to prevent scalpers from acquiring tickets to this performance, there is a ticket limit on individual purchases: 8 for donors and 6 for the general public. The Gallo Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel any or all orders and tickets without notice if they exceed this limit. This includes multiple orders associated with the same name, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number or other information.

Iconic comedy duo Cheech & Chong defined an era with their hilariously irreverent, satirical, counter-culture comedy routines. Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong have been entertaining fans for more than four decades now. With nine albums released from 1972 through 1985, they were nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning the Best Comedy Album with their third album, Los Cochinos. Their stunningly successful comedy streak transitioned to film in 1978 with their first movie, Up In Smoke, the highest grossing comedy of 1978, topping $100 million. Each also has enjoyed separate, very successful careers in a diverse pursuits:  acting, music, philanthropy, political activism and more. Adult Content.

Fri 9/13/19 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


RON WHITE
GCA FY20
RON WHITE

Adult Content.

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, White has established himself as a star in his own right. He has always been a classic storyteller. His humor ranges from growing up in a small town in Texas to sharing stories of his daily life to becoming one of the nation’s most successful comedians. Over the past nine years, White been one of the top three grossing stand-up comedians on tour in America. He has appeared twice before at the Gallo Center, with both shows selling out well in advance.

VIP PROGRAMS AVAILABLE!

The Ron White show has two VIP Packages from which to choose. See below for details. To purchase, please call (209) 338-2100 or visit the Ticket Office at 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto, or go online after May 3rd and use promo code: VIP1Packages for VIP1 and VIP2Packages for VIP2.

Ron White "200 Proof" VIP Experience: $275

- One Premium Seat Ticket (first five rows)
- Q & A session with Ron White
- A photo with Ron White
- VIP access pass personally signed by Ron White
- Autographed note from Ron White
- Exclusive Merchandise Item
- Limited to 45 people

Check out this video of other fans having a great time at Ron's 200 Proof VIP Experience!

Ron White “100 Proof” VIP Experience: $178
- Premium seat ticket (first 15 rows)
- Autographed note from Ron White
- Exclusive Merchandise Item
- Limited to 55 people

VIP Experience patrons will receive instructions via email prior to the event. All VIP patrons will check in early at the merchandise table with our VIP manager on tour.
Thu 9/19/19 7:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


MEN ARE FROM MARS
GCA FY20
MEN ARE FROM MARS

MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE!

PG 13

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE! is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This hysterical show will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for adults, but will leave audiences laughing and giggling like little kids!

Fri 9/20/19 8:00PM Foster Family Theater
Sat 9/21/19 4:00PM Foster Family Theater
Sat 9/21/19 8:00PM Foster Family Theater


LUCAS BOHN
GCA FY20
LUCAS BOHN

Back by popular demand, elementary-school-teacher-turned-standup-comedian Lucas Bohn was a big hit the last time he was at the Center. The perfect blend of schoolboy charm and bad-boy charisma, his comedy is clean, smart and audacious. Known as the little guy who generates big laughs, Lucas has shared the stage with Dave Chappelle, Jimmy Fallon, and Kevin Hart. His show, Lesson Plans to Late Night, is “hysterical” says the Daily News Record.

Fri 9/27/19 7:00PM Foster Family Theater


SF COMEDY COMPETITION
GCA FY20
SF COMEDY COMPETITION

Back for a fifth year, and getting more popular every year! No other festival or TV show can claim to have discovered as many future comedy superstars as the annual San Francisco Comedy Competition: Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres and Sinbad among them! Performing will be the five finalists in this year's comedy competition, having survived an elimination process that started with hundreds of applicants. Each will offer up their very best 12 to 15 minute set. The night's winner in the eyes of a prestigious panel of local judges will be announced at the conclusion of the show. ADULT CONTENT.

Sat 9/28/19 7:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


COLIN MOCHRIE'S HYPROV
GCA FY20
COLIN MOCHRIE'S HYPROV

From the minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and master hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and Improv, two art forms that have mystified people worldwide for decades, come together in HYPROV: Improv under Hypnosis. How it works: Twenty random volunteers from the audience will be put under hypnosis, their inhibitions evaporated and their minds no longer their own. The contestants are methodically and hysterically whittled down until the five best are left on stage, when Colin Mochrie takes the stage to improvise with them while they are still under hypnosis, turning the show into a hilarious, unforgettable improv extravaganza!

Sat 10/5/19 7:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER
GCA FY20
CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER

In order to prevent scalpers from acquiring tickets to this performance, there is a ticket limit on individual purchases: 8 for donors and 6 for the general public. The Gallo Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel any or all orders and tickets without notice if they exceed this limit. This includes multiple orders associated with the same name, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number or other information.

Husband, father, philanthropist, wrestling MC, game show host, voice-over artist, actor, racing team co-owner, video game voice artist, Broadway performer, commercial icon, fashion hat company owner, producer, and oh yes, comedian! Cedric the Entertainer is coming to the Gallo Center! This is a man who wears many hats, literally and figuratively. Cedric has been in over 39 films, many television appearances, and has done countless performances in front of cheering audiences on stages across the country. His universal appeal, versatility, and tremendous career success spanning film, live performances, and television have solidified his standing as one of the premier entertainers in show business. Adult Content.

Sat 10/26/19 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


NAPOLEON DYNAMITE LIVE
GCA FY20
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE LIVE

A CONVERSATION WITH JON HEDER, EFREN RAMIREZ, AND JON GRIES

PG 13

The beloved indie classic film Napoleon Dynamite was made almost 15 years ago. Since then much has changed; but the characters, as enduring as they are endearing, stay in our hearts. Appealing to the inner-teenager in each of us, the story, and more importantly the dialogue, makes Napoleon Dynamite one of the most quoted movies of our time. It makes us laugh – and laugh hard – over and over again. This unique evening includes a full screening of Napoleon Dynamite followed by a lively, freewheeling, moderated discussion with fan-favorite cast members: Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico).

GET A VIP UPGRADE FOR $20!

Napoleon Dynamite LIVE has a special VIP Upgrade available. For just $20 in addition to the cost of your ticket, before the show you can meet, mingle and get a photo with the stars— Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico). You’ll also get a show poster personally autographed by the guys! To purchase prior to June 17, please call or visit the Ticket Office: (209) 338-2100 or 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto. To purchase on or after June 17, please call or visit the Ticket Office, or go online and use the promo code: VIP9Packages.

15% discounts are not available on $20 VIP Upgrades.

Fri 11/8/19 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


ONE WOMAN SEX AND THE CITY
GCA FY20
ONE WOMAN SEX AND THE CITY

ONE WOMAN SEX AND THE CITY A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes.

All six beloved seasons of Sex and the City as a one-woman show! This is a laughter-infused tribute to the iconic moments of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda in New York City. There will be puns, cosmopolitans and deal breakers. For anyone who remembers the naked dress, the post-it note, and “he’s just not that into you,” One Woman Sex and the City: A Parody of Love, Friendship and Shoes will remind you why this series and its characters stayed so firmly in our hearts and minds. So grab your best friends, get a Cosmo, throw on your heels and join us as actor, improviser, producer and writer Kerry Ipema romps through this hysterical show!

Fri 11/15/19 8:00PM Foster Family Theater


FELIPE ESPARZA
GCA FY20
FELIPE ESPARZA

FELIPE ESPARZA - THE BAD HAMBRE TOUR

Adult content

In order to prevent scalpers from acquiring tickets to this performance, there is an 8 ticket limit on individual purchases. The Gallo Center for the Arts reserves the right to cancel any or all orders and tickets without notice if they exceed this limit. This includes multiple orders associated with the same name, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number or other information.

Felipe Esparza is a stand-up comedian and actor, known for his 2012 stand-up special, "They're Not Gonna Laugh at You," his recurring appearances on "Superstore" and "The Eric Andre Show," "Last Comic Standing " (winner - 2010), his podcast ""What's Up Fool?" on the All Things Comedy Network, and his newest stand-up special, "Translate This," which premiered on HBO in 2017 and continues to run on all the HBO platforms.  Join us for this great added show at the Gallo Center!

VIP PACKAGE AVAILABLE!

The Felipe Esparza show has a special VIP Package. See below for details. To purchase, please call (209) 338-2100, visit the Ticket Office at 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto, or go online after May 10th and use promo code: VIP1Packages. Limit 150 people.

$60 VIP Ticket includes:

· One (1) Top Price Reserved Ticket (first 10 rows)
· One (1) Individual VIP Meet & Greet (after the show)
· One (1) VIP Meet & Greet Tour Laminate

Fri 11/15/19 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


TERRY FATOR
GCA FY20
TERRY FATOR

TERRY FATOR, The Voice of Entertainment

The Gallo Center’s sold-out opening show in our 10th anniversary season is taking time out from his Las Vegas show to pay us another visit! For the past nine years at the Mirage Hotel, world famous singer, comedian, impressionist and ventriloquist Terry Fator has packed the house night after night with a show featuring his cast of characters that includes Winston the Impersonating Turtle; the World’s Greatest Elvis Impersonator; Elton John; Michael Jackson; Vicki the Cougar; President Donald Trump and annoying neighbor Duggie. Be here for another great night with The Voice of Entertainment!

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE!

The Terry Fator show has two VIP Packages from which to choose. See below for details. To purchase prior to June 17, please call or visit the Ticket Office: (209) 338-2100 or 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto. To purchase on or after June 17, please call or visit the Ticket Office, or go online and use promo code: Winston1 for VIP1 and Winston2 for VIP2.

The “Winston-Approved” VIP Meet & Greet Package: $267
• Premium Seat Ticket
• Post-Show Meet & Greet with Terry Fator
• Photograph with Terry Fator
• Group Q&A Session
• VIP Laminate
• Winston Pin
• Terry Fator Bracelet
• Autographed Merchandise Item

Limit of 45 packages available. VIP Meet & Greet participants will receive event instructions via email. 15% discounts are not available on VIP Packages.

Terry Fator VIP Merchandise Package: $198
• Premium Seat Ticket
• Autographed Terry Fator Merchandise item

Limit of 55 packages available. VIP Meet & Greet participants will receive event instructions via email. 15% discounts are not available on VIP Packages.

Sat 11/16/19 7:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


JEFF ALLEN
GCA FY20
JEFF ALLEN
THE AMERICA I GREW UP IN

Jeff Allen's rapid-fire humor, which centers on marriage and family, is a hit with all ages. A live comedy favorite, Jeff has appeared on Showtime, Comedy Central, VH1 and more. He starred in the critically acclaimed film, Apostles of Comedy, the syndicated comedy series, Bananas, his own one-hour comedy special, Happy Wife, Happy Life and the Warner Bros. comedy film, Thou Shalt Laugh. Jeff’s Dry Bar Comedy videos went viral earlier this year, introducing him to tens of millions of new fans worldwide. At times both gut-wrenching and hilarious, Jeff’s one-man show, The America I Grew Up In, offers a unique view into his crazy world.

Fri 1/24/20 8:00PM Foster Family Theater


JEANNE ROBERTSON
GCA FY20
JEANNE ROBERTSON

At 73 years young, Gallo Center favorite Jeanne Robertson continues to charm audiences with her humorous observations about life around her. This former Miss North Carolina, standing tall at six-foot-two, has an infectious personality, heart and sense of humor. With eight nationally released DVDs, three books, hundreds of hours on SiriusXM satellite radio and over 41 million YouTube hits, the demand for Robertson's family-friendly and engaging brand of comedy has grown exponentially. Some of her most popular anecdotes include "Don't Go to Vegas Without A Baptist," "Don't Bungee Jump Naked," and "Don't Send a Man to the Grocery Store."

Sun 2/23/20 6:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


JASON LYLE BLACK
GCA FY20
JASON LYLE BLACK

Jason Lyle Black is an award-winning pianist, composer, and entertainer, whose combination of beautiful music, hilarious musical comedy, and incredible stage antics produce a one-of-a-kind live show experience. One moment Black showcases his remarkable piano talent on pieces like Clair de Lune and Rhapsody in Blue, while the next he cracks the audience up with his own bits like Songs Not to Play at People’s Funerals! In this solo performance, Jason develops a high level of connection and interaction with his audience, such as with his “audience requests” segments. Black’s unique music videos have reached over 30 million people worldwide.

Thu 2/27/20 7:30PM Foster Family Theater


DENA BLIZZARD
GCA FY20
DENA BLIZZARD

DENA BLIZZARD: ONE FUNNY MOTHER

PLEASE NOTE: The Dena Blizzard show was originally scheduled for 8 pm on Thursday, August 29. It has been moved to 8 pm on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at the request of the artist. If you already have tickets for her August 29 performance and you can attend the rescheduled show, there is nothing for you to do. Your tickets will be honored on February 27. If you are unable to attend the February 27 show, simply call our ticket office at (209) 338-2100. You can receive a full refund or exchange your tickets for a different performance. Please call the ticket office if you have any questions.

Dena is a comedian, mother of three and former Miss New Jersey who recently starred Off Broadway in her one-woman show One Funny Mother, a hilarious multimedia theater show about motherhood. Dena’s recent viral video Chardonnay Go, seen over 23 million times, is now a hilarious board game called “Chardonnay Go, The Board Game for Wine Lovers, Moms and Other Shameless People.” When she’s not working on TV, Dena is writing/producing content for her web series, where she makes inappropriate videos about parenting that are sure to put her kids in therapy.

Thu 2/27/20 8:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


LADIES OF LAUGHTER
GCA FY20
LADIES OF LAUGHTER

LADIES OF LAUGHTER
Jane Condon, Jocelyn Chia and Robin Fox
Funny & Fabulous Tour - PG 13

Since it was first established at a YWCA over 20 ago, Ladies of Laughter continues to be The Source for funny women through its national bi-annual competition and Funny & Fabulous Tour. Past contestants and winners include Amy Schumer, Melissa Rauch (The Big Bang Theory) and many others. Thousands of dollars have been awarded and many career changing opportunities have been provided to women in comedy. In 2018, Carol Burnett accepted the first-ever Ladies of Laughter Spirit Award for inspiring so many of the contestants who entered the 2018 Ladies of Laughter competition. This show features a trio of extremely funny people: past winners Jane Condon, Jocelyn Chia and Robin Fox!

For more information, visit ladiesoflaughter.org

Fri 3/27/20 7:30PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater


ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY
GCA FY20
ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY

ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY
Written & Performed by Charles Ross
Directed by TJ Dawe

Charles Ross will stun and amaze you with his fun, energetic and extremely entertaining performance of One Man Star Wars Trilogy. Officially endorsed by Lucasfilm, this show has been performed for over a million Star Wars fans from London’s West End and Off Broadway, to Dubai and the Sydney Opera House. The result of Charles Ross’s “misspent youth” is the creation of this hilarious performance, where Ross single-handedly plays all the characters with spot on voice impressions, sings the music, flies the ships, fights the battles, and condenses the plot of three films into one hilarious production.

One Man Star Wars Trilogy performed with permission of Lucasfilm Ltd. All ‘Star Wars’ elements property of Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

Sat 5/2/20 5:00PM Foster Family Theater
Sat 5/2/20 8:00PM Foster Family Theater


MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®
GCA FY20
MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL®

Come join our sisterhood! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 18 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®

Sun 5/3/20 2:00PM Mary Stuart Rogers Theater