The Wayans Brothers | Entertainment Picks | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

The Wayans Brothers 

Friday Sept. 24-Sunday Sept. 26 @ Wiseguys West Valley City

Pin It
It would have been tough growing up in the large, talented family that Shawn and Marlon Wayans did. The youngest of 10 siblings, Shawn and Marlon were still in elementary school when oldest brother Keenan Ivory was appearing on TV shows. Nearly all of the siblings followed Keenan‘s lead, so it seemed only natural to Shawn and Marlon to try Hollywood themselves, including Keenan‘s film I‘m Gonna Git You Sucka, and his TV show In Living Color.

Shawn and Marlon quickly became popular as a comedy duo, their twin-like personas creating easy chemistry and perfect timing, and their own WB series, The Wayans Brothers, lasted five seasons. Onstage, audiences are getting the family special— each brother performs for 30 minutes, then they open it up for questions. Their opening act is even rumored to be Damon Wayans Jr. It’s certainly a family affair that is now entering the realm of legacy.

The Wayans Brothers @ Wiseguys Comedy Café, 2194 W. 3500 South, West Valley City, 801-463-2909, Sept. 24-26, Friday-Saturday 7:30 & 10 p.m.; Sunday 7 p.m., $40.

Pin It

Speaking of The Essentials

  • Brandon Mull: Beyonders

    Thursday April 14 @ The King’s English Bookshop
    • Apr 14, 2011
  • The Perfect Fit

    Through April 3 @ Kimball Art Center
    • Mar 31, 2011
  • Utah St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

    On Saturday, March 12, the Hibernian Society of Utah's traditional Salt Lake City downtown St. Patrick's Day parade winds through the Gateway from 400 West and 200 North beginning at 10 a.m. ...
    • Mar 11, 2011
  • More »

About The Author

Jennifer Heaney

More by Jennifer Heaney

Latest in Entertainment Picks


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

© 2019 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation