March 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kiva Auditorium
401 2nd Street NW

Franco Escamilla is a standup comedian, singer/songwriter, and radio personality known for a dark, acerbic sense of humor that’s earned him the nickname El Amo del Sarcasmo, or The Master of Sarcasm. After studying at the Monterrey College of Music and Dance, he embarked on a career in comedy, building an audience with the aid of his YouTube channel. By 2016, he was hosting his own comedic talk show, El Show de Franco Escamilla, on American Spanish-language network Estrella TV.  In June of 2017, Escamilla made his music recording debut with a mostly acoustic singer/songwriter album titled Fe. That month also marked the debut of his Comedy Central special Franco Escamilla: El Comediante del Sombrero, which was accompanied by a theater tour of the U.S.