Stand-up comedy star still shines

SHOW review /// Robert Klein


Robert Klein
Robert Klein, who performed Oct. 21 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, is one of the few stand-up comedy stars from the 1970s still actively performing. He has outlived celebrated contemporaries like George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Flip Wilson, each of whom helped redefine comedy during the Me Decade.
Carlin, Pryor and Wilson were skilled actors as well, but Klein one-upped them all with a best actor Tony Award nomination for the 1979 Broadway musical “They’re Playi...

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