Listen: Jack Gallagher talks about his new show A Stand Up Guy at the B Street Theatre at the Sofia.
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Jack Gallagher may be Sacramento's most accomplished comedian. From appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, to television and movies, Jack Gallagher has had a varied and remarkable career. He's also very well-known for his one-man shows. His 8th one, A Stand Up Guy, is running at the B Street Theatre now until October 20.
After moving to Los Angeles, Jack became a regular at The Improv and added big screen credits to his resume by landing a major role in the feature film Shakes the Clown with Bob “Bobcat” Goldthwait. He has also appeared in Heartbreak Ridge with Clint Eastwood and was featured in the made for television movie Incident at Ruby Ridge.
Jack can currently be seen as the co-host of the popular nationally
syndicated Public television show MoneyTrack.
Gallagher’s work on network television includes his own ABC sitcom Bringing Up Jack as well as a recurring role on the HBO Original Series Curb Your Enthusiasm.
A favorite of talk/variety show hosts and audiences, Jack made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno as well as NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
In addition to headlining virtually every major comedy club in the country, Gallagher has appeared in concert with Dolly Parton, The Four Tops and Tony Bennett to name a few.
Jack has written and continues to perform his four critically acclaimed one-man shows “Letters to Declan,” “Just The Guy,” “What He Left” and “A Different Kind Of Cool” in theaters and at corporate events across the country.
Jack is a three time Emmy award winner for his work as host of the PBS shows Money Moves, Off-Limits and Kids, Cash and Common Sense. And was also honored with the NATPE IRIS award in the category “On-Camera Talent.”
When he’s not working, Jack can be found at home with his wife Jean and sons Declan and Liam trying to figure out ways to stay off the road.
At the Sofia: MAINSTAGE SERIES
For years the B Street Theatre audiences have come to know Jack Gallagher. In his previous one man shows, Jack has covered all parts of his history and life except the one that he made his name on: his experiences as a professional stand-up comedian. In his new show, A Stand Up Guy, Jack will dive deep into his past and present. After 40 years as a professional comedian, Jack has some stories to tell…