In Short Order

It’s pretty hard to overlook Brad Williams’ short stature and, in fact, it's what drives his unique and hilarious point of view. Nonetheless, you’ll get to see that he’s kind of a big deal on Thursday, August 7. Comedy nerds dream of being plucked out of the audience by their favorite comics to crack wise with them on the spot but that’s all reality for Brad Williams. The infamous Carlos Mencia called up the diminutive dude from the crowd of a comedy club, and Williams charmed his way into an opening slot on tour. Since then, the energetic 30-year-old comic has built up steam with appearances on the late night circuit, and by co-hosting the About Last Night podcast with friend and fellow comedian Adam Ray. Brad Williams is appearing at the Tempe Improv, 930 East University Drive, through Sunday evening. Thursday’s show starts at 8 p.m., and admission is $20. To purchase tickets in advance, visit

Thu., Aug. 7, 8 p.m.; Fri., Aug. 8, 7:30 & 10 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 9, 7 & 10 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 10, 7 p.m., 2014
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