Before They Were Kings, Vol. 1 (2005)

Genres - Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Standup Comedy  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |  
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Before elevating themselves to the status of instantly recognizable comedy superstars, comics such as Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, and D.L. Hughley were making the rounds of the standup circuit and struggling to make a name for themselves in comedy clubs across the country. Now viewers have the opportunity to take a trip back in time and witness comedy history in the making as they watch some of today's hottest acts in their earliest performances. They're all here, from George Wallace to Michael Winslow and Special K. McCray, and there's no way viewers will be able to keep a straight face as they witness the acts that would soon go on change the face of comedy as we know it.



African-American, stand-up-comedy