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Best Bets: SNL's Chris Redd

Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31

Courtesy photo: CHRIS REDD
Courtesy photo: CHRIS REDD

Straight from “Saturday Night Live,” actor, writer, standup, sketch and improv performer Chris Redd will be live in Cedar Rapids this weekend. A featured player for SNL’s 43rd season, he also stars opposite Andy Samberg in “Pop Star: Never Stop Never Stopping,” produced by Judd Apatow. He’ll play opposite Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell in “The House”; the Netflix film “A Futile and Stupid Gesture,” opposite Will Forte; and he has the lead role in the independent comedy “Fat Camp.” Originally from Chicago, Redd was a frequent performer at Second City and other area clubs.

Chris Redd

8 p.m. Friday (3/30) and Saturday (3/31), Penguins Comedy Club, 208 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; $25 advance, $27.50 door, (319) 362-8133 or Penguinscomedyclub.com

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