Thorny from ‘Super Troopers’ headed to Comic Strip

Comedian Jay Chandrasekhar will perform at the Comic Strip in El Paso on Aug 25 and 26. Credit: KFOX14 / CBS4

One of the stars of “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest” will make a stop in El Paso, this weekend.

Comedian Jay Chandrasekhar is performing at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Comic Strip, 1201 Airway Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 and 9:15 p.m., for the later show.

Chandrasekhar grew up in Chicago. His comedy career started while attending Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.

He’s starred in several feature films including “Super Troopers” and “Beerfest,” as well as hit TV shows “New Girl” and “Community.” Also a writer and director, Chandrasekhar was asked to guest-direct for several TV series, including the cult-favorite “Arrested Development.”

Tickets for this weekend’s shows start at $15 and are available to purchase online at

Comedian John Romanoff will also perform.

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