Earlier this year, Mike Epps was wondering the same thing we were: Why wasn’t he included in Chris Rock’s Top Five? The comedian might soon overshadow Rock’s stardom, though, as he prepares to play Richard Pryor in the upcoming Lee Daniels-directed biopic. Epps began his career in Def Comedy Jam, later becoming well-known for his characters in Next Friday and Friday After Next. Before he gets too big for the stage, Epps returns to his stand-up roots for a dose of comedy about relationships, sex and the ongoing peculiarities of white folks.
Fri., Feb. 20, 8-10 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 21, 8-10 p.m., 2015
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