“The Funky Biscuit has long been known as one of the premier entertainment venues in South Florida. We’re excited to be bringing some of the best regional and internationally recognized comedians as a new offering to the sensational lineup of musical talent already offered on a daily basis,” said Comic Cure Managing Director Benjamin Leis.
Jimmy Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is one of the busiest comedians working today. After becoming a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and being seen on Comedy Central as the closing act on Dave Atell’s Comedy Underground. Shubert’s New-hour special ‘Zero Tolerance” is a theatrical presentation of Shubert’s stand-up persona of a blue collar working man’s man. He combines the outlook of a modern-day Archie Bunker with an utterly real world sensibility to create signature pieces of comedy, on Therapy cats, Smart Phones, Male grooming and, the dumbing down of America. Shubert loves playing the part of a pop culture Iconoclast. In television, Shubert is also known for his recurring role on “King of Queens” for five years and several appearances on “Entourage”. Jimmy has a wide range as an actor and has played everything from a prison guard in a hostage crisis to a murder victim on “Monk.” He’s worked with such marquee names as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Katie Holmes, Kevin James, James Caan and the late Robin Williams. On the small screen, He recently did a guest star on IFC’s ”Maron.”
Opened in July of 2011, The Funky Biscuit is a musician owned and operated establishment featuring the finest national, regional and local entertainment, accompanied by a superb, down home, southern style menu. Hailed by many as “the best sounding room in the State of Florida”, The Funky Biscuit provides an unparalleled listening and dining experience, in a quality and intimate atmosphere. The Funky Biscuit is a musician’s “home away from home” and the music aficionado’s ultimate listening room. Whether it’s NOLA Funk, Delta Blues, Fusion Jazz or Rock n Roll for your soul, The Funky Biscuit delivers with the highest quality night after night. See you at The Biscuit! The Funky Biscuit is located in the Royal Palm Place shopping center at 303 SE Mizner Blvd, Royal Palm Place, Boca Raton, FL 33432.
Comic Cure, a social for-profit company, began in September of 2015 with one simple mission – use the unifying power of laughter to uplift and engage communities around important causes. Comic Cure produces live comedic events in South Florida, Los Angeles to showcase promising local talent and benefit local non-profit organizations. Additionally, they specialize in matching comedians with non-profit organizations and mission based companies.