SNL comedian Jim Breuer takes over Watseka

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Murray Sullivan

Oceanside, NY

#1 Dec 19, 2012
Top Comedian JIM BREUER headlines Watseka Theatre Watseka Illinois on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Jim Breuer first rose to fame as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1998. On SNL, Breuer's characters included "Goat Boy" (who hosted the fictional MTV program "Hey, Remember the 80s?") and Glen Henderson, the elder brother to Chris Kattan's Todd Henderson/Azrael Abyss character in the "Goth Talk" skits. Among his impersonations were Joe Pesci, who hosted his own talk show, often accompanied by Colin Quinn playing fellow actor Robert De Niro. In a 1997 episode of the program, both Pesci and De Niro made surprise appearances to "confront" Breuer.
Jim's credits include Home Improvement, Buddies,
hosted several "Premium Blends" on Comedy Central, Opie And Anthony, host of Fridays with Jim Breuer,(previously known as Breuer Unleashed) which can be heard each Friday afternoon from 4-6PM (EST) on the Sirius Satellite Radio channel "Raw Dog Comedy." In 2002, Jim Breuer's first one-hour Comedy Central special, "Hardcore," premiered. The same year, he released a comedy album titled Smoke 'n' Breu. In 2009, Jim Breuer's second one-hour Comedy Central special, "Let's Clear the Air," premiered and came in as one of the highest rated comedy specials in Comedy Central's history.
He credits Joe Pesci with jump starting his career as he mentions in his comedy concert "Hardcore". One show, while Breuer was singing the classic Judas Priest song "Devil's Child," Rob Halford singer of Judas Priest, entered the studio still with his coat on and sang with him. He appeared on The Howard Stern Show on August 19, 2010 as Joe Pesci for the entirety of the show with the exception of the news. Hosted the third season of the VH1 show Web Junk 20. Breuer currently appears in Pizza Hut commercials, advertising the cheese crust-filled pizzas using the catch phrase,
"Jackpot!" Also, Breuer starred in the VH1 documentary "When Metallica Ruled the World" where he commented on the songs by Metallica through the years.
Jim Breuer's movies are;
Clerks Live-action sitcom pilot based off the movie of the same name.(1995)
Home Improvement (1995)
Buddies (1997)
Half Baked (1998)
Dick (1999)
Titan A.E.(2000)
Once in the Life (2000)
One Eyed King (2001)
American Dummy (2002)
Crooked Lines (2003)
Beer League (2006)
Zookeeper (2011)
Jim Breuer's Alcohol video has 6,473,074 hits on You Tube;
http://www.youtube.com/watch ...
Tickets are $40. and go on sale next week. www.watsekatheatre.com

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