New Hampshire native Juston McKinney brings his stand-up show to Concord NH's Capitol Center for the Arts on Saturday April 7 at 8pm. Tickets start at $20.
In 1997 Juston turned in his gun and badge and left the dangerous streets of rural Maine where he worked as a police officer and moved to the quiet community of Queens, New York. By 1998 he had worked his way into the weekend line-up at the Comic Strip, Stand-up New York, and Caroline's on Broadway. The clubs weren't the only one's that recognized his talent as he was given development deals from Warner Brothers, CBS Productions, and Comedy Central.
In 2001 he moved to Los Angeles and wrote and performed his one-man show My Brother's Father, at the HBO workspace and opening night he received a double standing ovation.
As a stand-up he has appeared on a half dozen Comedy Central shows including his half hour Comedy Central Presents. He has appeared numerous times on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and is part of the Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation, which aired on TBS.
His TV and movie credits include; The King of Queens, the Sidney Lumet drama 100 Centre Street, Go Jimmy Go. This fall he will be in the new Kevin James movie, The Zoo Keeper.
Juston's 1-hour special Juston McKinney-A Middle Class Hole, aired on Comedy Central and was released by Warner Bros.
Tickets are available now by calling 603-225-1111, online at www.ccanh.com, and at the box office, located at 44 South Main Street, Concord NH 03301, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 a