The Queen Mary’s Ships & Giggles Comedy Night Welcomes Last Comic Standing Winner Alonzo Bodden June 12

Featuring Top LA Comedians Including Alonzo Bodden, Jodi Miller, Jamal Doman, Richy Leis, and Brenton Biddlecombe


The Queen Mary’s Ships & Giggles Comedy Night continues in The Observation Bar & Art Deco Lounge on Monday, June 12th. Laugh the Monday ‘blues’ away with drinks and good company from some of the funniest comedians Southern California has to offer. Hosted by internationally known comedian, Rocco Stowe, this hot-spot comedy showcase features top Los Angeles comedians including Alonzo Bodden, Jodi Miller, Jamal Doman, Richy Leis, and Brenton Biddlecombe.



Headlining the June 12th Ships & Giggles Comedy Night is Alonzo Bodden, an American comedian and actor best known for winning the grand prize in the third season of the realty-tv series Last Comic Standing. In 2007, he released his DVD Tall, Dark and Funny and was a talent judge in NBC’s 5th season of Last Comic Standing, along with Kathleen Madigan and Ships & Giggles alum, ANT. Jodi Miller, an American stand-up comedian, writer, actress and author known for appearing on the 9th season of America’s Got Talent, will also hit the Ships & Giggles stage. She has performed on Comics Unleashed, The Tonight Show, Comedy Central and Gotham Comedy Live, and has appeared as a reoccurring guest commentator on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight, and as the host of the news parody show, NewsBusted. Also on the comedy line-up is Richy Leis. Known from MTV’s Is She Really Going Out With Him and VH1’s Basketball Wives, Leis was born and raised outside of West Philadelphia incorporates true life family and relationship experiences with a background in music and improvisation. LA’s own stand-up comedian, Brenton Biddlecombe, will also perform June 12th. He has opened for Bill Burr and tours nationally with Pauly Shore & Taylor Williamson. He’s a paid regular at The World-Famous Comedy Store, Icehouse, and Hollywood Improv. Attendees with also enjoy a performance by actor and writer, Jamal Doman, who is known for Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comicview and Repos. 



Monday, June 12 at 8 p.m.

Happy Hour is 5 – 7p.m.


The Observation Bar & Art Deco Lounge

The Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802


Admission is $15 per person and $5 of the admission ticket value can be used at the Observation Bar and Queen Mary restaurants during the comedy showcase.


Parking is $8 with validation.


About the Observation Bar

1930’s sophistication and style, the Observation Bar and Art Deco Lounge is the playground of the cool.  Classic and chic, the Observation Bar was formerly the First-Class Lounge and served as the hub for lively discussions over delicious drinks.  Original artwork still hangs above the bar, which is lined with Art Deco tables, chairs and decor. Completing the 30’s look are distinct torchiere lamps, which give the room a soft, retro glow. So order a cocktail, sit back and enjoy this treasured downtown tradition.


About the Queen Mary

Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. The Queen Mary’s signature restaurants include Chelsea Chowder House, Observatory Bar, as well as, a weekly Champagne Sunday Brunch served in the ship’s Grand Salon. History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum with various daily tours, and currently the ship is featuring the renowned Diana: Legacy of a Princess exhibit. The Queen Mary features 80,000 square feet of event space in 17 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square- foot Exhibit Hall. The Queen Mary boasts 346 staterooms including nine full suites. For more information or for reservations, see or call (800) 437-2934. The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway in Long Beach.

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