Late Night Comedy Show features DeRay Davis

  • Friday, February 10, 2012

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD-(Feb. 9, 2012) DeRay Davis brings his brand of stand-up comedy to Princess Anne Feb. 25 for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's Late Night Comedy Show-a HOMECOMING tradition. 

    L.A.'s Davis is cast in Columbia Picture's film "21 Jump Street" starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum and co-starring Ice Cube, Dave Franco and Rob Riggle.  Due to be released March 16, Davis portrays "Domingo," the leader of a bike gang.

    Davis is known for his character "Ray-Ray" in "Barbershop" and "Barbershop 2." He also appeared on the big screen in "Jumping the Broom," "Old Dogs," "Life as We Know It," "Licensed to Wed" and "Scary Movie 4."

    A Comedy Central regular, Davis won their Laugh Riots Competition early in his career and has since appeared in "Reno 911" and "Premium Blend."  On the small screen, he has also appeared in BET's "Comic View," MTV's "Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out" and  "Short Circuit," and HBO's "Entourage."  Last summer, his special, "Power Play," aired on Showtime.

    Davis also is featured in music videos such as Chris Brown's "Yo (Excuse Me Miss)." 

    The show starts at 9 p.m. in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts, with doors closing at 10 p.m.  Admission is $25 for the general public.  Call 410-651-6434 for more information.

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     Gail Stephens, assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580, gcstephens@umes.edu.  

     Bill Robinson, director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-621-2355, wrobinson3@umes.edu.