Andy Kaufman Returns to Jerry's Deli

by Barlow (2015-05-21 15:24:16)
![Andy Kaufman Returns to Jerry's Deli](/features/news/images/60.jpg "Andy Kaufman Returns to Jerry's Deli" 400)Andy Kaufman Returns to Jerry's Deli Kaufmania! Andy Kaufman Professional Wrestling Tribute Show + Special Guests Date: Friday May 29th, 2015 Time: 8:30pm (VIP Meet & Greet 7:30pm) Location: Guy's North at Jerry's Famous Deli 12655 Ventura Boulevard, 2nd Floor Studio City, CA 91604 Comic genius Andy Kaufman, star of the hit TV show Taxi and frequent guest on Saturday Night Live, one day decided to enter the world of professional wrestling, once even declaring himself as Intergender World Champion, squaring off against female opponents. Looking for a further challenge, he decided to wrestle in the Memphis wrestling territory. Local legend, wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler, getting sick of seeing him humiliate the local women, decided to challenge to Kaufman to a match.The main event was Lawler vs. Kaufman. Kaufman returns (sort of) as we revisit and celebrate the year 1982 at upstairs at Jerry's Famous Deli (where Kaufman himself worked as a busboy!) With special guests: Host: Wrestling announcer Danny Wolf - Rock "Mr. Wonderful" Riddle (who wrestled Lawler dozens of times) - George "Elvis" Thomas - D.T. Dunphy - Kaufman superfan Wally Wingert (The Tonight Show) - And special live performance from the original Annie (1982), Aileen Quinn and her band The Leapin' Lizards! Guest of Honor: George Shapiro, Andy's former Manager And some surprises TBA! Watch the match on the big screen! A once in a lifetime event showcasing an upcoming new documentary on Kaufman's legacy called, Kaufmania! Tickets here: []( Contact information: Kevin S. Michaels (310) 666-1373
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