Simply put, Charlie Viracola wants to change the world.
This unusually comedian/actor has launched his own planet “Planet Charlie” - a place he describes as the perfect world-void of ignorance. Planet Charlie is currently streaking it’s way across the country, as well as abroad in comedy clubs and theatres. Through insightful, humorous observational comedy Charlie is signing up multitudes of fans everywhere, or as he puts it “new citizens of Planet Charlie”.
His high energy, off-beat, change the world comedy act has been seen many times on Showtime, A&E, NBC, HBO, MTV, Comedy Central and internationally on the BBC, when he plays to sell out crowds in London. He was raised perfoming in the theatre and later his acting skills led him to a principal role in the feature film, “Under Cover” along with many other live theatre performances.
Viracola’s writing credits include his hit book “SMUTLETS” -- A risque parody of Rich Halls best seller, “SNIGLETS”. He has also written for many major comedians, including the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno and for the 1994 "Comedian of the year", Carrot Top, as well as for the "Cartoon Network", FX, and several national television commercials.
Charlie's half-hour Showtime Special "Life on Planet Charlie" premiered in August 2002 and has put this misfit on the map. Charlie also taped another half-hour special for Comedy Central that is currently airing. Fans can get a glimpse of his brave new world by visiting his award winning website, www.planetcharlie.com.
Viracola is working on a development deal for his own television show and currently resides next to the ocean in southern California where he continues to create positive change.