Yakov Smirnoff Live in Houston
Houston, TX – Fans who loved the comedy of Russian born entertainer Yakov Smirnoff throughout his expansive career on television, the silver screen and Broadway can experience the hilarity once again when Yakov Live! comes to the Hobby Center on Friday, October 26th.
Audience members will enjoy Yakov’s insightful and laughter filled philosophy on life, love, family and country, in his new national tour. New York Times called his one man show, “warm-hearted, delightful and splendidly funny.” Tickets begin at $40 and can be purchased online at www.thehobbycenter.org or by phone at(713) 315-2525.
A mainstay in the entertainment scene since the late 1970’s, Smirnoff was a regular guest star on the award winning NBC sitcom, Night Court. He has been a popular guest of numerous national TV shows and co-starred in movies with Robin Williams in Moscow on the Hudson, Tom Hanks in The Money Pit, Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson in Heartburn and Richard Pryor in Brewster’s Millions.
Since 1992, Smirnoff has performed in his own theater in Branson, Missouri, where he has entertained over four million visitors and produced outstanding award-winning shows. His comedic style is firmly grounded within his mission statement “to experience happiness and teach it with passion through comedy and sensitivity.”
In his newest endeavor, “The Happily Ever Laughter Tour”, Smirnoff takes his comedy to a new level to showcase laughter’s effects on relationships and envisions a world where sadness and tears are replaced with love and laughter.
His funny philosophies can also be heard at Missouri State University and Drury University where Smirnoff is a professor who teaches about the relationship of love and laughter. He received his master’s degree in psychology from the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania and is a best selling author.
Whether on stage or in a classroom, Smirnoff’s audiences love him. He is passionate about helping people extend their honeymoon stage and “fall in love and laughter all over again,” and while in the process of doing so, he leaves the crowd in stitches.
For more information on Yakov Smirnoff and his national tour, visit: www.LoveandLaughter.com.