Famous Russian comedian, Yakov Smirnoff, has played host to over three million visitors in Branson and now he is bringing his Happily Ever Laughter tour to the Sondheim Center on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m.
There ought to be a caution sign as you enter Yakov's Happily Ever Laughter Tour. It should read "Warning! Hold on to your seat 'cause this guy is about to blow you away with dynamite comedy! This 'guy' of course is Branson's Two-Time Comedian of the Year.
Yakov's comedy focuses on the dynamics between men and women, the happiness that can be found inside oneself, and a celebration of the spirit of life. He shares a vision of the world where laughter truly is the best medicine. Yakov's prescription for healthy living includes explosive laughter backed up with the best of human compassion. During this inspiring show filled with patriotism and love of family, Yakov delivers humor for the heart over and over again! As Yakov says, "What A Country", you'll be cheering for the red, white & blue and saying, "What A Show!"
Yakov's comedic style is firmly grounded within his mission statement "to experience happiness and teach it with passion through comedy and sensitivity". The depths of Yakov's development from naive young immigrant to gentle, loving patriot can be found throughout his show. Yakov has appeared on television shows such as Showtime's ACE Award nominee, "Yakov Smirnoff from Moscow…Idaho," and his own 1986 syndicated series, "What a Country." Yakov's movie credits include "Moscow on the Hudson with Robin Williams," "Brewster's Millions with Richard Pryor," "The Money Pit," with Tom Hanks and "Heartburn," with Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep.