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FLW to host the Army Entertainment Comedy Tour

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

The Army Entertainment Comedy Tour is coming to Fort Leonard Wood, giving local audiences a chance to enjoy the comedy stylings of Felipe Esparza, Finesse Mitchell and Seaton Smith.

The show, which is open to adults ages 21 and older, begins 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Pershing Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The show is the first time Fort Leonard Wood has hosted an Army Entertainment comedy show in five years.

“We have had these shows before, and it was a good show,” said Eli Wilson, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Community Activities manager.

Originally from East Los Angeles, Esparza is a comedian and actor known for his raw, real-life comedy performances that helped him win NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2010. Soon after, he starred in and produced his first Showtime special “They’re Not…     Read More...