Imagine a fourth grader reciting the comedy routines of Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx to his friends at school. That was Frank Robnett, and though his family and principal were probably aghast at the time, it was merely foreshadowing his career path as a talented standup comedian. A finalist in the Orange Countys Funniest Person contest, Robnettyou can call him Friendly Franktakes this job seriously. Whether its his Midwestern mindset or supportive upbringing, his approach is one from the hearthe considers it his responsibility to bring a positive, compassionate energy to his audience. Now thats a good friend.
Tue., May 24, 8 p.m., 2011