Lance Gross, star of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne,” is ready for some April Fools as he will host the “Friday Night Laughs” comedy series April 1 at the Tralf Music Hall (622 Main St.).
Gross is an actor, model and photographer who played Calvin Payne on the TBS sitcom “House of Payne” for seven seasons. He has appeared in other Tyler Perry productions such as “Meet the Browns” and “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.” His other credits include “Our Family Wedding,” “Crisis” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”
Gerald Kelly and Rob Stapleton also will offer up the comedy at the show.
Stapleton is a longtime professional comic who has appeared on “Last Comic Standing,” “Def Comedy Jam,” “Showtime at the Apollo,” Conan O’Brien’s late-night show and “Comic View.” He has released a DVD comedy special called, “Comedy in the Hood.”
Stapleton has performed on “Def Comedy Jam” and the “Shaw Comedy All Star Comedy Jam.”
The Tralf will host two shows of “Friday Night Laughs,” at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. April 1. General admission tickets are $35 (box office, Ticketmaster).