PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Trained pigs, parrots, cats, dogs and a mini-donkey perform for audiences as part of the “Comedy Critters Pet Show” 2:00 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 8 at The Comedy Barn Theater®.
The two-hour show includes comedy, animal antics and family fun. The main act is Anthony and Alena King and their trained “Comedy Critters” performing in a pet variety act. They have performed on Animal Planet’s “Pet Star, ” on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno, as well as with the Royal Hanneford Circus.
Ten high diving house cats perform in a comedy routine. Pig stars Boris Bacon and Jessie Hamm compete with the audience in piggy games.
In addition, the new “Comedy Critters Pet Show” features award winning comedian, ventriloquist and man of many voices, Stephen Knowles, who performs ventriloquism with animal puppets, including a monkey, little red horse, baby bird and pelican. Also featured in the matinee show is magician/comedian Greg Franklin as goofy Farmer Klemm. Bill Young, who is also a “Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show” street character, also performs in the show.
Now in its 20th season and open year round, The Comedy Barn Theater® has two regular shows nightly as well as the new “Comedy Barn Critters Pet Show” matinee show.