Born in California, award-winning comedian Turner Sparks started his comedy career in 2009 in Suzhou, China by founding mainland China's first stand up comedy club, Kung Fu Komedy. Sparks lived in China from 2004-2016 while he built and created New York’s successful Mister Softee Ice Cream Truck business in the region, the first foreign-owned ice cream truck in China. Now a worldwide performer and a headliner across Asia, Sparks has performed in 15 countries and continues to draw rave reviews with his razor sharp punch lines, quick wit and cross-cultural appeal. Turner Sparks is the host of the “Lost in America” Podcast on Itunes and has recently appeared on “Kennedy” on Fox Business and China Central Television America. Sparks is a two-time finalist in the Hong Kong Comedy Competition and has beenawarded “Best of the Fest” at both the 2016 Burbank Comedy Festival and 2014 Akumal (Mexico) Comedy Festival presented by Stand Up Records.
- Tuesday September 21st 10:00PM
- Turner Sparks, Candyce Cook, Kenny Warren, Alex Carabano
- As seen on HBO's "Crashing," The Grisly Pear is one of the hottest up-and-coming comedy clubs in the city. With New York's biggest names and future stars appearing every night, the Pear is sure to bring you a great lineup of comics that you've seen on Comedy Central, Tru TV, and MTV.FeaturingTurner SparksCandyce CookKenny WarrenAlex Carabano
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