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Rickey Smiley at Raleigh Improv

  • Dates: February 25, 2022 - February 26, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Raleigh Improv
  • Location: Morrisville/RTP
  • Address: 1224 Parkside Main St., Cary, NC 27519
  • Times: See website for times
  • Admission: $30+


Funnyman Rickey Smiley is known for making millions laugh. As a much loved comedian television host and top rated nationally syndicated radio personality, Smiley has earned a reputation for delivering audience pleasing performances onstage or off. With the distinct ability to take everyday observations and skillfully create comedic gold Smiley is a standout in the entertainment world.

Rickey Smiley is one of the few “clean” comics that is amongst the upper echelon of contemporary great comedians. The multi-talented comedian is however much, much more. His audiences are treated to such original characters as "Bernice Jenkins" (AKA Granny Swims, Ms. Johnson, or Mrs. Francis) "Lil' Daryl " "Rusty Dale" and "Beauford." Bernice Jenkins has a Grandson named Rufus who's a stereotype modern day "Gangsta". In addition, his show often includes a band which he accompanies playing several instruments and singing.