Hall of Fame
STAND UP COMEDIAN Don Barnhart is fast becoming one of the top comedians working today. He is an accomplished actor, certified hypnotist, published author and filmmaker with numerous television and film credits and is a favorite headliner at the top comedy clubs across the country. Don combines well written, topical material and delivers it with a fast paced, high energy and animated improvisational flair that keeps audiences of all ages howling with laughter and coming back for more. Audiences say that Barnhart reminds them of a young George Carlin with the energy and characters of Robin Williams making Don funny on so many different levels... Barnhart is one of the only headlining comedians that also does a comedy hypnosis show. Don can be booked either as a comedy headliner, comedy hypnotist or combination of both shows for your venue. Don recently wrote, directed and starred in the indie thriller, “China Dolls” and can be heard regularly on The Bob and Tom Show and XM/Sirius Satellite Radio. He is a veteran performer for The USO and Comics On Duty and has been entertaining the troops around the world for the last seventeen years. Barnhart continues to produce shows and perform for the military several times a year. Barnhart is also the writer, director and star of the upcoming comedy film, “Freeloader” and was nominated for the 2010 “Best Comedian” in Las Vegas. He is the creator and host of the syndicated TV series, “The Freedom of Speech Comedy Show” and was recently the featured comedian on MySpace. Barnhart also won the Grand Prize for the 2007 American Idol Underground Comedy Award and was recently voted “One of the top 100 comedians to see” 3 years in a row by Entertainment Business Journal. Don Barnhart is a contributing author on, “I Killed True Stories of the Road by America’s Top Comics” which the N.Y. Times called, “Hilarious. He is an alumni of The Second City Conservatory program in Los Angeles and is developing, "The DeEvolution of Man" a sit-com and one man show based on his successful stand up tour. OMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOWS Award-Winning Comedian, Second City Conservatory Graduate and Certified Hypnotist Don Barnhart combines his comedy and improvisational skills to create one of the most unique, interactive and funniest comedy-hypnosis shows in the world. Barnhart turns his audience volunteers into the stars of the show creating one of the funniest interactive comedy hypnosis shows ever seen. Whether you choose to participate or sit back and watch, you're sure to be entertained as Don takes you from one outrageous and hilarious skit to the next in this fast paced comedy hypnosis show that is full of non-stop antics and gut busting laughter. Barnhart's has been entertaining audiences around the world for over 20 years. He is one of the top comedy headliners in the US and is a regular on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Since 1992 he has entertained troops around the world for USO, Comics On Duty, Armed Forces Entertainment as continues to produced and provide independent shows for the men and women in the Armed Forces.