Comedian Tom Papa, host of "The Marriage Ref" on NBC
Date: Thursday July 19, 2012 - Saturday July 21, 2012
Time: Shows at 8pm and also at 10:30pm on Friday & Saturday
Location: DC Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant
Tom Papa has toured with Jerry Seinfeld for the past 9 years, and was personally chosen by him to host the NBC comedy panel show, The Marriage Ref. Tom is a veteran standup comedian, having recorded two standup specials on Comedy Central, and Steven Soderbergh ("Oceans 11") is directing his next special due later this year. A familiar face to late night television, Papa has made numerous appearances on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Late Show with David Letterman. As an actor, Papa starred opposite Matt Damon in the Soderbergh film, "The Informant," and with Paul Giamatti in the animated feature, "The Haunted World of El Super Beasto," as the voice of El Super Beasto. Additionally, he had a voiceover role in the DreamWorks animated feature "Bee Movie" and also was a writer on the project. Among his other big screen credits are the films "Analyze That" opposite Robert DeNiro, and "Comedian." In 2009, Papa appeared in a recurring role opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the CBS series, The New Adventures of Old Christine. Also in 2009, he opened his one-man show, "Only Human," to rave reviews at the prestigious "Just for Laughs Festival" in Montreal and he currently continues to tour live with Jerry Seinfeld. Papa splits his time between Los Angeles and New York with his wife and family.