Best known from the Warner Bros Highest selling Comedy DVD "Thou Shalt Laugh" as well as Sony Owned "Bananas", Comedy Central, ABC news, CMT, and the international tv show " Vidiots" which describes Joby as the American MR Bean.
When Joby takes the stage his high energy antics and appearance get the audience laughing before he utters a word. Joby loves engaging the audience and customizing his show to include information specific to them in a clean respectful manner, which makes him the perfect choice for corporate events. He is also one of the few stand up comedians who is enjoyed by both adults and children. Previous engagements include St. Judes Hospital, Medtronics, and McDonalds.
Price Range: $1500.00 - 50,000.00
Gig Length: 5 - 120 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Accident liability
What to Expect
You can expect to see your Audience convulsed into laughter, as Joby leads the audience through his stories, experiences, jokes and improv. Lighting effects and music create a soundtrack for "movie-like" live re-enactments, like James Bond and more.This is a one of a kind comedic performance.
It was Jim Varvey from Disney's Ernest Movies who encouraged Joby that he had what Hollywood wanted and to move west from Nashville. Joby spent his earliest years in stand up touring with comedians like Brian Regan and Jeff Foxworthy.
Joby Grew up in Nashville with a nurturing Southern Irish mother and and a Stern Lebanese Father. Joby's comedy stems from preventing his parents from fighting. He has taken his show all over the world, from the Improv in Los Angeles to Guantanamo Bay for the troops, Guatemala; the Moore Pediatric Center entertaining the children waiting medical care.
Joby has headlined every conceivable venue throughout his career. MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Excalibur in Vegas, Borgota in Atlantic City NJ Sharing the stages with Comedians, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock,Louie Anderson, Rossane Barr, Paula Poundstone just to name a few.
in 2005 Joby was featured on the Sony owned Bananas Comedy tv show that earned him his most recognition along with Warner Bros Thou Shalt Laugh which has become the Highest selling Christian family comedy DVD.
Generally the show begins with music with joby performing a full throttle dance that engulfs the audience with laughter with his rubber movements. Re creating scenes, stories.....a re enactment of every James Bond movie, hair salon characters, his grandmothers laugh and fears of being caught play acting in the dressing room are his signature shows toppers. For his late night club show Joby re creates his experience being picked up by a Led Zepplin fanatic that offers him a much needed ride to the next exit. Complete with Zepplin music and lighting effects.
Additional Booking Notes
Stage Lighting, Sound system
Influences & Inspiration
Steve Martin, Gary Shandling, Brian Regan, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Marx Brothers, John Cleese, Rowan Atkinson, Shelley Berman, Jeff Foxworthy, Tim Conway, Paula Poundstone, Jim Carrey, David Letterman, Gene Wilder, Bill Dana.
microphone, stage lighting, audio,c.d.player
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