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Ryan Dalton

Daily from Nov. 9-11
7:30 p.m.
Daily from Nov. 10-11
9:45 p.m.

“I didn’t do the road as much as I did before because when I moved to L.A. I wanted to establish myself,” says comedian Ryan Dalton. “When I lived in New York City, my mistake was trying to do the road and be in New York as much as I could, and that doesn’t work when you’re on the road for a month and a half and then you want to establish yourself and you’re only there a week at a time.” In Los Angeles, it’s been a different story. “My wife and I moved out here,” he says. “She’s a nurse at UCLA Hospital and that enables me to be able to stick around here. I produce a show called Comedians You Should Know at the Hollywood Improv and it’s a weekly show. We’ve had some pretty big names that have dropped in, like Adam Sandler, Kyle Kinane, and Tom Segura.” The success of that show has allowed Dalton to get back out on the road. “That’s how you get better as a comic. You’ve got to stretch out and get some time under your belt.” He’s looking forward to his run at the Joke Joint. “Minnesota crowds are really into comedy and excited to have it. I don’t know if it’s the cold weather or what.”