Gesa Power House Theatre presents an evening of stand up comedy with headliner Kermet Apio at 7:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve – Sunday, December 31. Ring in the new year with the East Coast with a complimentary champagne toast at 9:00 p.m.
Kermet Apio was born and raised in Hawaii and has lived in Seattle since attending the University of Washington in 1985. He has performed in 47 states, 7 Canadian provinces, as well as Hong Kong, Israel, and New Zealand. He has appeared on television shows such as “Star Search”, “Evening at the Improv” and “Comedy Showcase with Louie Anderson.” He has also been heard on national radio shows like the “Bob and Tom Show” and “Rewind” on NPR, and can be heard regularly on Sirius/XM satellite radio.
- Great American Comedy Festival (Winner)
- Vancouver Comedy Festival
- Las Vegas Comedy Festival
- Aspen Comedy Festival
- Seattle Comedy Competition (Winner)
- San Francisco Comedy Competition (Semi-finals)
“[Kermet]’s an affable guy-next-door whose good natured humor banishes winter blues.”
-Minneapolis Star Tribune
Kermet Apio has shared the stage with The Smothers Brothers, Weird Al Yankovich, Brian Regan, and Rita Rudner. He has performed in clubs from Seattle, WA to Philadelphia, PA, on countless college campuses, and for numerous corporate events. He is known for his observational comedy, sarcasm, and satire, and for refraining from off-color jokes.
Greg Kettner of Walla Walla will warm up the crowd for Kermet Apio with a short comedy set. Greg’s comedy career began when he was asked to replace Greg Proops at SAP’s Annual Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas in front of 3,500 co-workers. He realized he had “made it” when he was asked to open for Norm MacDonald who responded with “You made me laugh. Keep doing what you’re doing—you’re funny.” Greg lives in Walla Walla, WA with his wife and daughter and and enjoys cooking, traveling and playing hockey.
Reserved seating tickets ($25) will be available to Members on Friday, November 10, available to Email Subscribers on Friday, November 17, and to the public on Friday, November 24, online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500. RSVP on Facebook
The 2017 Gesa Power House Theatre Season receives support from: