Don Friesen does Comedy in a Box tomorrow

By Molly Gilmore on March 23, 2011


From the Dr. Phil alarm clock ("You need to wake up!") to "Lifestyles of the Disappearing Middle Class with Robin Leach," impersonations are the hallmark of comedian Don Friesen, headlining Comedy in the Box Thursday.

Friesen was the first comic to win the San Francisco International Comedy Competition twice - in 1999 and again in 2005. What he's been up to lately, though, is anyone's guess.

His website clearly hasn't been recently updated. But some bits are timeless, like one about "Seinfeld," a show that if not fresh is unforgettable. Jerry, Kramer and George have an animated discussion on whether or not to tuck in one's shirt.

Jerry: "If you must know, I'm thinking of going untucked."

George: "Not me, baby, I'm a tucker."

[The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Don Friesen at Comedy in the Box, Thursday, March 24, 7:30 p.m. 21+, $12.50, 512 Washington St. S.E., Olympia, 360.753.8586]