June 29 - June 30

Jay Hollingsworth

Jay Hollingsworth

“Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth is a stand-up comedian who started in Boston, MA where he was named “Best Comedy Export” by the Boston Examiner. Since leaving Boston, Jay has gone on to win the March Comedy Madness competition as well as being a finalist in multiple comedy competitions including the Manger’s Comedy Festival, Bay Area Black Comedy Competition, the Shades of Laughs Comedy Competition and the Bend International Comedy Competition.

As a featured guest on some of the top rated podcasts in the country such as the “About Last Night” podcast and the “You Know What Dude”, as well as multiple appearances on Greg Fitzsimmon’s “Fitzdog Radio” and Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” – Jay has made his mark as a comics’ comic. Jay made a special appearance on Benson’s Doug Loves Movies: Live In the PacificNorthwest podcast, which rose to #1 on the iTunes comedy album chart.

Jay is the creator and host of the hit live show True Story which features comedians presenting their stand-up, followed by a take-no-prisoners Q&A that examines which elements are true and what’s been manipulated for comedic effect. By fusing the forensic with the funny, Hollingsworth illuminates the back-stories behind the tall tales, offering a rare glimpse inside the craftsmanship of comedy. The True Story show has been featured at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival as well as the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival.

06/29/2019 4:30 PM
Other Showtimes
  • 4:30 PM shows and 7:30 PM shows are 18+
  • Doors open at 3:30 PM for our 4:30 PM show, and 6:30 PM for our 7:30 PM show.
  • Seats only guaranteed until showtime. Ticket price is more expensive at the door (if any remain).
  • Premium seating is in the front row of the balcony, and front two rows directly in front of the stage. General Admission is first come, first serve.
  • There are no refunds on any ticket purchases.
  • 2-item minimum in showroom. This means each person must purchase 2 items off the menu. This can be an alcoholic, or non-alcoholic drink, or any of our food items.
  • We are a plastic straw free establishment. You are welcome to bring a straw with you, not use a straw, or purchase a custom Tacoma Comedy Club metal straw for $2. This is becoming a policy in the state of Washington that we are getting ahead of, and we support it as well. See https://strawfree.org/ for more information!

“Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth is a stand-up comedian who started in Boston, MA where he was named “Best Comedy Export” by the Boston Examiner. Since leaving Boston, Jay has gone on to win the March Comedy Madness competition as well as being a finalist in multiple comedy competitions including the Manger’s Comedy Festival, Bay Area Black Comedy Competition, the Shades of Laughs Comedy Competition and the Bend International Comedy Competition.

As a featured guest on some of the top rated podcasts in the country such as the “About Last Night” podcast and the “You Know What Dude”, as well as multiple appearances on Greg Fitzsimmon’s “Fitzdog Radio” and Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies” – Jay has made his mark as a comics’ comic. Jay made a special appearance on Benson’s Doug Loves Movies: Live In the PacificNorthwest podcast, which rose to #1 on the iTunes comedy album chart.

Jay is the creator and host of the hit live show True Story which features comedians presenting their stand-up, followed by a take-no-prisoners Q&A that examines which elements are true and what’s been manipulated for comedic effect. By fusing the forensic with the funny, Hollingsworth illuminates the back-stories behind the tall tales, offering a rare glimpse inside the craftsmanship of comedy. The True Story show has been featured at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival as well as the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival.