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The Zany Waiters

Interactive Physical Comedy

The Zany Waiters
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The Zany Waiters will make your event something special and unique! During your social hour, reception, or dinner event, our experienced entertainers initially appear to blend in with the wait staff–even wearing the same attire. Of course, they don’t act like any ordinary waiters. As the event progresses, their zany interactive antics will slowly start to turn heads and the laughter will spread as your guests are entertained on a table-by-table basis.

The true skill in their hilarious presentation is how well the Zany Waiters serve up laughs while remaining respectful of the dining experience. When the comic imposter is finally revealed, the whole audience is in on the joke and will be talking about this unique entertainment experience for days!

The Zany Waiters are also available to offer a full stage show filled with physical comedy following the served dinner or social hour.

>> Career Highlights

The Zany Waiters feature two Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey trained artists — Kenny Ahern and Steve Russell.

Kenny Ahern has performed at the White House, with the Brooks and Dunn Neon Circus and Wild West Show tour, The World Expo in Aichi, Japan, and the China International Children’s Arts Festival in Taiwan. He has been featured on television in three CBS specials with Ringling Brothers Circus, as a guest on CMT’S Most Wanted Live, MTV, The Family Channel’s Funniest Videos, Good Morning America, The Today Show, on the radio as a guest on What D’Ya Know with Michael Feldman, and numerous regional promotional interviews across the U.S. He is the co-host of the video Circus Works! Circus Arts curriculum for Educators, and is in the film Da Vinci’s Dream.

Steve Russell spent twelve years on cruise ships around the word, visiting Europe, South America, Africa, and the South Pacific. For two years, he was on the faculty of Ringling Bros. Clown College. Steve has appeared on the Disney Channel, Good Morning America and NBC’s The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, has opened for the 5th Dimension, performed for the Royal Family of Spain, and performed a private show for Ron Howard and his family. He also toured with Penn and Teller.

>> Testimonials

“Thank you again for bringing your amazing, witty talent to our event. The evening would not have been the same without you. I look forward to working together again sometime soon!”

–Essentia Health

“I have to say “they nailed it” perfect for our group, laughs all around.”

–North Central Bean Dealers Association

“THEY WERE A HIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for asking. Really enjoyed watching the reaction of our Associates and guests.”

–Sand Procurement By Design, LLC

“Thank you for all your help!!! Everything went very well and they both did a fabulous job……they were a lot of fun and I would highly recommend them!!!”

–Crystal Farms Dairy

“The Zany Waiters were a big hit & I have heard wonderful feedback from the guests about how great they were! Its always fun to laugh & make others laugh…The Zany Waiters did just that! It was a very successful night!”

–Bremer Bank Alexandria, MN

“A truly unique twist to our event.”

–Markquart Motors, Eau Claire, WI

“It was a night of fun-filled laughter!”

–King Technologies

“Everyone raved about you guys. You did an awesome job.”

–Buffalo Hospital Foundation, Buffalo, MN

“My client was laughing so hard, she was crying!”

–Catering Sales Manager, Oak Ridge Conference Center, Chaska, MN

“You cracked people up so much that the people at my table had tears running down their faces. It was a great time. We highly recommend!”

–Dakota Community Bank, Bismarck, ND

>> Basic Set-Up Needs

>> Sample Introduction

This artist does typically not need an introduction for their portion of your event. If you do require an introduction, please contact our office for information you can use as an introduction for this act.

>> Pricing Information

Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by completing the form below or calling (612) 361-6002. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients' questions.

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