See Yakov in Branson in 2024!
Yakov Smirnoff, legendary actor and comedian, invites you to Branson Missouri in 2024 to…
Yakov Smirnoff is a legend in American comedy. After escaping from Ukraine in 1977, which was a part of the Soviet Union at the time, he came to the United States with nothing but a dream. Even though he didn’t speak English, he ended up in Hollywood at The Comedy Store, where the owner, Mitzi Shore, took him under her wing.
Working there, alongside comedians like Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Billy Crystal, David Letterman and so many more, Yakov became a star as well. He was featured on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson, was a regular on Night Court and even had his own show named after his popular catchphrase, “What A Country!”
He also worked in movies alongside Robin Williams, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson, just to name a few.
Yakov will be performing at his own 2,000 seat theater in Branson, Missouri, where he delights audiences with his unique brand of comedy. With the heart of dreamer, Yakov Smirnoff has made the impossible possible and continues to inspire others with his love for America.
He enjoys bringing laughter and happiness to others and will be premiering his new show in Branson this year, “You’ll Laugh your YAK-OFF” where everyone will leave with the gift of love and laughter.