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Mike McDonald’s Comedy Xxtravaganza on Feb. 15, at The Music Hall

Posted Jan. 24, 2013, at 9:07 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 24, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.


PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Mike McDonald unleashes the funny at his 12th annual Comedy Xxtravaganza at 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 15, 2013,  at the Music Hall.

Cuzin Richard Entertainment Associates will feature McDonald along with headline funny men Paul D’Angelo, Robbie Printz, and George Hamm. Come watch McDonald and these comedy ninjas throw powerhouse punchlines right to your funny bone.

Tickets are $34-$37 and sell out every year. You can purchase your tickets either by visiting The Music Hall website ( or by calling the The Music Hall box office at 603-436-2400.

A portion of proceeds from McDonald’s Comedy Xxtravaganza benefits The Green Alliance (, and The Seacoast Food Pantry of New Hampshire (, Two organizations serving our community.

Comedians at this year’s Comedy Xxtravaganza include:

  • Comedy Guru Mike McDonald has produced and starred in this annual event since it began in 2002. Mike has shared the stage with comedy legends Robin Williams, Chris Rock and Steven Wright. McDonald is two-time winner of television’s Ace Award, and has appeared on HBO’s Downtown Productions, Showtime, A&E’s Comedy on the Road, Comic Strip Live, MTV’s Half-hour Comedy Hour, and the Comedy Channel.
  • Paul D’Angelo The Los Angeles Times called comedian/writer/actor Paul D’Angelo “ quite likely the funniest entertainer you’ve never heard . .yet .” A former District Attorney in Suffolk County, D’Angelo gave up putting perps in jail and has been headlining A-List comedy clubs around the country for 20 years. Paul has opened for over 50 international stars such as Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, The Beach Boys, Tony Bennett, George Carlin, Joan Rivers and Dennis Miller.
  • Winner of the Boston Comedy Festival, Robbie Printz has been seen on Comedy Central, NBC, MTV, and A&E. The Improper Bostonian named Robbie Printz Boston’s best Comedy Act. Robbie has performed at the best comedy clubs across the nation, as well as numerous colleges and corporate events. His performance is a reminder of childhood wonders and adulthood absurdities; delivered with high energy and a fast pace that keeps audiences laughing from start to finish.
  • George Hamm the Wild Man has brought laughter from the Comedy Connection in Portland Maine to the Improv in Los Angeles. Hamm has appeared on TV on The Dating Game and Bob Marley Comedy Festival. George has appeared at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, and the Comedy Connection in Portland and Boston, MA.

Major corporate sponsors for Mike McDonald’s Comedy Xxtravaganza include Eastern Propane, The Shark 102.1, 105.5 Newcastle Technology Advisors, Foster’s Daily Democrat, Coughlin, Rainboth, Murphy and Lown, P.A., The Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, The Blue Mermaid, The Dolphin Striker, New Hampshire Magazine, and The Wire.

For more information about Mike McDonald’s Comedy Xxtravaganza, or to schedule an interview with Mike McDonald, call Richard Smith at Cuzin Richard Entertainment Associates at 603-436-8596 or email Richard at

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