Most of stand-up veteran Vinnie Favorito’s comedy comes from his finely honed ability to think on his feet. Scripted material isn’t the style for the Boston native, who worked his way up in the competitive world of comedy by performing at legendary venues like the Improv and the Comedy Store in LA. A natural talent, Favorito rocketed to a win during a Top 40 Star Search Competition on the strength of his cutting verbal wit… during what was just his second ever onstage performance. Now more than two decades into his incredible comedy career, the hilarious stand up is headlining Vinnie Favorito: Unfiltered at The Westgate Resort Las Vegas.
Watching Favorito’s inventive mind at work always has interesting consequences for members of the audience. If you buy a ticket to the show, you might just become the target for an old-style roast. Favorito is a master of off the cuff audience interaction and unpredictable crowd-work.
Favorito begins each performance with a prepared monologue, but things gets get interesting after that he turns his focus on to the audience, zeroing in on specific members of the crowd. Nobody in the theater is safe from his pointedly hilarious insults (but somehow, the crowd always loves it).
Favorito does more than just throw out insults; he mixes them in with uniquely sharp observations on current events. You might end up finding yourself compared to the latest political figures or celebrities making headlines, ensuring that every performance feels fresh and up to the moment.
Favorito isn’t afraid to roast celebrities right in their faces, as stars like Magic Johnson, Pat O’Brien, Tom Arnold, and Larry King have gotten his unfiltered treatment. But just because you’re not on television or in the movies won’t keep you safe from his razor-sharp insults. It doesn’t matter how seriously you take yourself; Favorito will find a way to make you have some fun and laugh at yourself.
Favorito is a familiar face to TV watchers, as he’s appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and various Comedy Central shows over the course of his career. This is one veteran comic who is completely comfortable on a stage of any size.
Vinnie Favorito performs his Unfiltered show at The Westgate Resort in Las Vegas showroom with a ton of showbiz history that’s the perfect fit for his style of off the cuff comedy. If you’re looking for safe, family friendly, and politically correct comedy, then Vinnie’s relentlessly sharp standup sets probably won’t be your cup of tea… but if you’re looking for unpredictable, raw, off the cuff, raunchy, and edgy comedy with more than a little bite, then Vinnie might become your new Favorito.