Our Performers


Al Ducharme


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Al Ducharme’s film credits include Miramax’s “Next Stop Wonderland” and “Original Sin” on CBS. His TV credits: “Comics Unleashed w/Byron Allen”, NBC’s “Today Show”, “Inside Edition”, “Comedy.TV”, hosting “Mission Organization” on HGTV and a long list of TV commercials. His first Comedy DVD “Spineless and Loving it”, available in stores, was produced by National Lampoon and his popular CD “Manchild” is available on iTunes.Based in Los Angeles and New York Al performs at all major Manhattan comedy clubs: Caroline’s on Broadway, The Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club and Rodney Dangerfield’s. He’s kept busy headlining comedy clubs, theaters, over 300 colleges and his corporate client list . .

“No matter what he does, Heineken commercials, TV panel appearances or performing to a sold out expat crowd in Beijing , Al Ducharme is one undeniably funny man.”

Al Jackson


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Al Jackson has had an incredible year. Recently he appeared in his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special, earned a showcase spot on Showtime’s “Louie Anderson Presents”, and was featured as a coach on this year’s Emmy winning season of MTV’s MADE. Add to that a resume which already included two appearances on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, a spot on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and Friday Night Stand-Up, commercials for Burger King and Comedy Central, MTV’s MVP’s, F’N MTV, and Comics Unleashed and the future for this young comic looks limitless.

"An amazing year for Al Jackson, . . . including his own half hour "Comedy Central Presents" special!

Allan Goodwin


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Allan was a winner on "America's Funniest People", has been seen on "The Billy Bush Show", numerous commercials on PBS and even an appearance on "The Bottom Line" with Qweisi Mfume. Having played almost every club and college in the country, Al recently made the step up to the theaters opening for Dave Chappelle, and for Wayne Brady and Steven Wright on their most recent tours. Another sign that Al is about to hit the big time was his recent admittance into New York's Friar's Club in recognition of his comedy achievements and dedication to his craft. As a finalist of HBO’s “Lucky 21” Contest, Al recently represented the East Coast at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival!

"Big Al's handsdown one of the top 20 funniest comedians in America." John Xereas Riot Act Comedy Club (Owner)


Alycia Cooper


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Quickly on her way to the top of the comedy food chain, mainstream comedienne, Alycia Cooper, is a force to be reckoned with. Her “take no prisoners” stand up is a mix between Chris Rock, George Carlin, and Margaret Cho (three of her idols). Alycia’s favorite topic is politics, but she has no problem sprinkling in observational humor and family stories, to round out the routine. Her brand of universal humor coupled with a razor sharp wit, keeps Alycia in the top of requested comics at comedy clubs and colleges all across the country. Alycia has been featured on, “Comicview,” “Last Comic Standing,” “Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed,” “America’s Got Talent,” to name just a few. She was the first female audience “warm-up” person for several shows including shows such as “The Tyra Banks Show,” and most recently, “The Talk,” on CBS.

Alycia was featured in Essence Magazine as “One to Watch.” 


Andy Forrester


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Andy Forrester's brand of off the wall humor has made him one of the fastest rising comedians in the Southeast. His high energy and animated comedy has landed him spots opening for such headliners as Rob Schneider, Dave Coulier, Kevin Pollak and Greg Giraldo. It's his original and appetizing humor that always leaves audiences begging for more. Family, movies, a love of a food and traveling and living with his two little girls is a treat for everyone to hear about the funny life of this family man. In 2008 BiG


Andy Pitz


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Andy Pitz is a comedian/writer/voice actor originally from Buffalo, NY. He is a regular on the New York City comedy circuit and is one of the many faces of clean comedy. Andy says “My material is mostly clean, which leads me to a lot of corporate gigs and private shows where no profanity is allowed. I also headline comedy clubs all over the world where anything goes. I’ve been on TV a number of times, highlighted by appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. I was also on Star Search but that was pretty lame. The other two shows were really fun and awesome experiences. Clips of those appearances are on my videos. The topics I talk about change all the time of course but lately I seem to be focusing on my marriage, fatherhood, technology / social networking and just everyday things ….”


Andy Woodhull


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Andy made his television debut on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. This came the same year that he was invited to perform at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, and The Great American Comedy Festival. He has also been featured on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show, and was a semi-finalist in CMT's "Next Big Comic". He also won the Best of the Midwest Competition at Gilda's Laugh Fest in 2010. His 2012 album release "Lucy" was named top 10 comedy albums of the year by comedyreviews.com In 2004 Andy won the St. Louis leg of the Laugh Across America Contest and was invited to perform at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. In 2005 Andy's unique sense of humor won him the Carnival Comedy Challenge in Chicago.

“Woodhull’s basic likability, plus his relatively clean and, at times, heartfelt material are refreshing” –thespittake.com


Beatty Barnes


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Beatty Barns has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry over the years, such as James Stephens III, Adele Givens, Sommore, Kevin James, Lewis Black, Mitch Headberg (RIP), Dave Attell, Mitch Fatel, Wanda Sykes, Margaret Cho, Sarah Silverman, Darrell Hammond, Mario Joyner, back in the day with Martin Lawrence "Big Gulp, Super Gulp, What cha want?" and his credits goes on and on... MTV, Comedy Central, Comcast Comedy Spotlight, HBO Aspen Comedy Fest. . . .

Comedian, thespian, storyteller extraordinaire! Beatty reminds me of Bill Cosby, his highly visual performance, and characterization of everyday events, turns the ordinary into the extraordinary!


Bengt Washburn


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Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusen and Live at Gotham on Comedy Central. He was invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, the Aspen Laff Festival and most recently Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has been interviewed about comedy on NPR and PRI and his been quoted in the Washington Post. He’s been a guest on the Bob and Tom Show and all three of his comedy Cd’s can be heard playing on XM Sirius radio. Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny.

 

"Washburn is a truly hilarious comedian"

- the Monterey County Weekly


Bernadettte Pauly


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Comedian Bernadette Pauley co-hosted “The Gossip Queens,” a daily half-hour television series airing five days a week in syndication and currently hosts Comedy.TV on Netflix and syndicated. She’s featured in TV Guide Channel’s ‘Standup in Stilettos’ hosted by Kate Flannery of ‘The Office’. Bernadette appeared regularly as a guest panelist on HLN’S “The Joy Behar Show” and FoxNews “RedEye w/Greg Gutfeld” and “Megyn Kelly” shows. She’s made repeat appearances on VH1, MTV, TBS, Animal Planet, Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd w/Colin Quinn” and has worked with Hollywood director Andy Tennant (HITCH, SWEET HOME ALABAMA), on his “Wedding Album” pilot for FOX. Past hosting projects include hosting Burly TV for Lorne Michaels and “War of The Wives” for Bravo.

“Bernadette Pauley is funny. Very Funny . . . Laugh out loud funny . . .Just when you think she’sgoing to come at you with a left, she’ll hit you with a right”  -Campus Activities Magazine, HOT ACTS ISSUE


Brad Trackman


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Brad Trackman is a NYC comedian with universal appeal. He has made national television appearances on NBC's "Later" and "Friday Night", CBS's "Star Search", ABC's "NY Comedy Festival", Metro TV's "New Joke City" hosted by Robert Klein, Comedy Central's "Heroes Of Jewish Comedy & Stand Up Stand Up", MTV's "The Buried Life" and his own commercial campaign for Spike Television where he played the ficticious presidential elect Biff Wolinski. Trackman has also done numerous television appearances in Canada on the "Mike Bullard Show" and in Holland on the "Comedy Factory" and the "Raymaan Is Laat Show". Trackman headlines around the country playing the best venues such as the "DC Improv" where he recorded both of his CDs ("Safecracker" and "Live at the DC Improv").

Brad Trackman is a NYC comedian with universal appeal. He has made national television appearances on CBS's "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson", CBS's Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, AXS TV's "Gotham Comedy Live", NBC's "Later" and "Friday Night", CBS's "Star Search" with Arsenio Hall, ABC's "NY Comedy Festival", Metro TV's "New Joke City" hosted by Robert Klein, Comedy Central's "Heroes Of Jewish Comedy & Stand Up Stand Up", MTV's "The Buried Life" and his own commercial campaign for Spike Television where he played the ficticious presidential elect Biff Wolinski. Trackman has made numerous appearances on the "Mike Bullard Show" in Canada and the "Comedy Factory" and "Raymaan Is Laat Show", in Holland.

Trackman headlines around the country playing the best venues such as the "DC Improv" where he recorded both of his CDs ("Safecracker" and "Cool Guys Don't Wear Pink"). Both CDs have received critical acclaim and were produced by XM Radio's comedy program director, Joel Haas. Trackman has had specials (featuring his CDs) on SiriusXM radio and tracks from both CDs are in heavy rotation. Other venues Trackman headlines include "The Improv" (Las Vegas, Nevada), "Tommy T's" (Pleasanton, California), "The Stardome" (Hoover, Alabama), "Hilarities" (Cleveland, Ohio), Helium Comedy Club (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) and the "Punchline" (San Francisco, California).


Carole Montgomery


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Carole Montgomery – Touted as “The Ivory Girl with an Attitude”, Carole Montgomery has been making people laugh as a standup comedian since 1981. Her ivory girl looks and off color humor may make people squirm but she pulls it off with a sly wink. Carole has starred in 2 different Las Vegas revues where she performed her one woman show “Confessions of a PT&A Mom”. Her appearances to numerous to cover include Showtime, Comedy Central. . .

“The Ivory Girl with an Attitude”

Chris Coccia


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Chris flows seamlessly between material and improvised interaction with the crowd, he is phenomenal at pulling the audience into a shared recognition of their own hilarious human-ness. Chris was the winner of the National Purina Pet Comedy Challenge with a $10.000 prize. He is a regular on stages in Vegas and Atlantic City, you can hear him on XM Serious Satellite Radio and you may have seen him on The Game Show Network or Comedy Central.

"Chris' ability to seamlessly interact with the audience makes each performance conversational and unique." Frank Brown-Moscow Times

Chris Monty


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Chris began his Comedy Club resume at Governor's on Long Island in the late '90's. Now he performs regularly all over the country including such rooms as The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. He also has opened for such acts as Bobby Slayton, Jim David, Adam Ferrera, and Jim Norton. Chris has also expanded his career into radio and television, including writing jokes for "The Joan Rivers Show" on WWOR. chrismontylive.com

"Making the whole world laugh one city at a time."

Chris Rich


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As a result of winning the prestigious Ladies of Laughter Contest, a national comedy competition held at Caesar’s Palace, Chris was give a long-running spot on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. She’s also appeared as a featured comedian on ABC’s “The View” and on The Lifetime Network. She’s worked with Jerry Seinfeld, Sherman Hemsley, Joy Behar, Gilbert Gottfried, Roseanne, and Tony Danza, to name a few. A reviewer of her one-woman show raved: “Chris Rich is unbelievably good. From the minute she took the stage she could do no wrong. Not just a stand-up, she’s a versatile cabaret performer who incorporates character sketches and improv into an act that’s a pure joy. ”Chris’ message is to just never give up, and she uses humor and her own personal tragedy as a guide for others to set their own course in life.


Chris Roach


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Standing 6’6” tall Chris is bringing comedy to new heights. His self deprecating humor and mannerisms make this gentle giant stand out from the rest (or at least taller than the rest). Chris brings you into his world talking about everything from his family to some of his unusual life experiences. Chris Roach is a fast rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self-depreciating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best-known stages such as The Borgata in Atlantic City and Caroline’s on Broadway. Known for some of his work on television commercials, he has also appeared on Comedy Central, The Michael J. Fox Show, and had a recurring role as Rodney the loveable mental patient on the soap opera One Life to Live. Be sure to catch Chris at a comedy club near you!

Chris Roach is a fast rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self deprecating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best known stages such as The Borgata in Atlantic City andCaroline’s on Broadway. Known for some of his work on television commercials, he has also appeared on Comedy Central, The Michael J. Fox Show, and had a recurring role as Rodney the loveable mental patient on the soap opera One Life to Live. Be sure to catch Chris at a comedy club near you!

“Mix 3 parts Rodney Dangerfield?, 1 part Jackie Gleason,?A splash of Benny Hill?,3 magical beans,? Mix contents together, add one microphone, and get the hell out of the way!”


Dave Goldstein


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You may recognize New York comedian and actor Dave Goldstein from one of his many appearances on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien, including a particularly memorable role as a naked cop directing traffic in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on 5th Avenue in New York City. His stage act, which has been praised by The New York Post (“…funny”) and The Asbury Park Press (“…his comic star is on the rise!”), is a blend of original intelligent writing and inspired live riffs. He has performed stand up comedy on The Comedy Network, XM Satellite Radio, The National Lampoon Radio Network, and Comedy.net.

His stage act, which has been praised by The New York Post (“…funny”) and The Asbury Park Press (“…his comic star is on the rise!”), is a blend of original intelligent writing and inspired live riffs.
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Dave Siegel


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Dave Siegel’s first show as a performer came at an open call at the ‘Comic Strip’ on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Since that time Dave has headlined premier comedy clubs across the country from ‘Carolines on Broadway’ to the ‘Laugh Factory’ on Sunset. In 2004, Dave was selected to take part in Comedy Central’s ‘Laugh Riots.’ He has since appeared on CNN, MSG, FOX and Headline News. In 2009, Dave began to write for and appear in Comedy Central’s ‘Atom TV.’ In 2011, Dave began writing for CNN’s ‘Erin Burnett: OutFront.’ He also has a weekly submission on The Nest and can be heard on a regular basis on Sirius Satellite Radio.

"Dark, smart, dry wit...and lots of it" - Time-Out New York

dave Waite


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A darkly-funny everyman whose shows are nonstop fun, Dave Waite has captured the hearts of comedy fans everywhere. Dave’s swagger, his honesty, and his endless supply of bizarre catchphrases have earned him a reputation as a comic’s comic with broad crossover appeal. There’s no such thing as a “typical Dave Waite show,” as his willingness to be in the moment takes his performances to places that some comedians wouldn’t dare visit. Tracks from his new CD,“Kaboom!“ can be heard regularly on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, as well as Pandora. Dave appeared as a guest on The Bob & Tom Show, one of the most popular morning shows in America, and performed on the fourth season of Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” He currently lives in New York City but regularly tours comedy clubs and universities around the country.


Dave Williamson


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Over the past several years Dave has performed and excelled in many prestigious Comedy Festivals throughout the U.S. Most recently, he won entry into the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival and was a finalist in the World Series of Comedy held in Las Vegas. In 2012, Dave has been busy. He was named “Best Comedian” in The Miami New Times’ Best of Miami edition. Stand Up Records released his debut CD, “Thicker Then Water”, to positive reviews. He even appeared on episodes of FOX’s America’s Most Wanted and A&E’s The Glades. Dave has opened for such well-known comics as Jim Gaffigan (in front of 4,000 people), Lewis Black, and Jimmy Fallon. He is currently touring across the US and Canada with his family in a 25” Travel Trailer, en route to settle in Los Angeles. All of Dave’s jokes come with available rust proofing, floor mats, and 0% financing.

"The genius of Dave Williamson's comedy: It's your life, but funnier." - The Miami New Times


David Beck


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David is originally from a small town in Virginia. He now resides in Springfield, Missouri. (Thanks to marrying the woman with the loudest laugh in the comedy club one night) Originally starting out as an observational comedian, but now he has grown into a more versatile higher energy style which includes quick one liner’s. Silly often thought provoking sometimes edgy social commentary. Never one to leave himself out of the show, everything in his personal life is fair game, his upbringing, everything he cares about and things he doesn’t, and of course his experience with married life. Unlike a lot of comedians David chooses to stay positive about marriage, . . .


David Kaye


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David Kaye shares side-splitting tales of his dysfunctional family affairs, and blue-collar upbringing in Pittsburgh, PA. Acting as narrator and cast, he morphs into a one man comedy troupe using manic mannerisms, outlandish dialects, and contorted facial expressions to convey vividly funny living snapshots of his many off-the-wall characters. David has been in dozens of commercials, industrial films, and on Comedy Central.

"I grew up believeing that my parents were not prejudice people. But looking back at all the beatings I took as a child, I now realize my parents hated white children."

Erin Jackson


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Armed with a megawatt smile and a pocket full of dreams, Erin Jackson is poised to conquer the world of stand-up. In fact, she’d probably be well on her way to superstardom by now if her friends and family hadn’t spent so many years hating on her dreams and stealing her joy. Since first making a name for herself at colleges and east coast comedy clubs, Erin's warm, conversational style and relatable humor have helped to propel her onto the national stage. She has performed on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and Comedy Central’s "Live at Gotham," and was a semifinalist on season 6 of NBC’s "Last Comic Standing." Erin has also appeared on VH-1 and worked with both HBO and BET on live comedy and awards specials.

 

"Washington has been the home of a number of very good comics and a few great ones (Wanda Sykes, Dave Chappelle, Lewis Black, Martin Lawrence). Erin Jackson could be next in line."—The Washington Post


Forrest Shaw


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Forrest Shaw is not fond of stupid people. Lucky for him there is stand-up comedy, the perfect way to vent his frustrations while also sharing his own faults and failures with the audience. Opening up about his gambling addiction, struggles with health, and his life growing up in Miami raised as an only child by his single hippie mother, Forrest delivers his stand-up with an intriguingly unique perspective on life. He became a comic after a decade of life as a marine biologist. Saving manatees and counting seagrass by day, at night, he dedicated himself to comedy, quickly working his way into regular club work and eventually having to retire from his career as a biologist. Forrest Shaw . . .

“Forrest Shaw is a sharp, cynical critic of our shortcomings as a species, and points out these observations with precision in his hard-hitting, quick-witted act.”


Greg Lausch


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For the past ten years, Greg Lausch has been delighting audiences all across the United States with his unique brand of stand-up comedy, rugged good looks, and dashing charm. Well ok, mostly with his stand-up comedy. Ten years out on the road have served Greg well. His live show is something to see. His high energy act and inviting personality take his audience on a ride that guarantees to please. On stage Greg talks about the things that are important to him - things that define him. Greg Lausch is a real guy. He's got a unique outlook on life and the world around him. He knows who he is. He knows where he fits. And he's just plain funny.

"I'm not one of those comics who thinks I'm any better than my audience. I don't pretend to know more than they do. I don't preach or try to change anybody's mind about anything. I just get up there and let them know what's going on with me. I want to connect with the audience, let them get to know me, and have fun with them." And he does it all effortlessly with an exuberance and an edge that set him apart from the rest.

Jarrod Harris


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Over 20 million people have seen Jarrod’s popular Action Figure Therapy characters and most recently the series was named LA Weekly’s “Top Comic To Watch in 2012?. His character Jungle was also featured on the front page of the Huffington Post Comedy section in 2011. Jarrod has also been seen on TBS’ Lopez Tonight and Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Campus Activities Magazine named him as one of the Hot Comics of 2009 and Top Comics to Watch in 2010. In 2009 Jarrod was final 4 at the San Francisco Comedy Competition and in 2010 was invited back for Detroit Comedy Festival’s “Best of Fest” as well as host of 2010/2011 Laughing Skull Festival. Jarrod spends his time in LA and . . .

“Jarrod harris‘ act is an oddly comfortable mix of trailer-park filth, comic angst and hipster irony. While his style may fit into several categories along the comedy spectrum, his clever writing only fits into one: funny.” Noah Gardenswartz – Creative Loafing.


Jennifer Grant


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Jen is originally from Canada, which is where this rapidly rising standup comedian first began receiving recognition as an outstanding performer. She has performed at numerous prestigious comedy festivals and competitions in both the Canada and the US. “The Canadian Comedy Awards” nominated her as the funniest female comedian in Canada and she was the first woman ever to make the finals in the prestigious “Boston Comedy Festival”. Jen plays many of the top clubs in New York City!

"...laptops are hard but babies are annoying..."

Jimmy Della Valle


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A personable guy, who's like a "breath of fresh air". This good looking young "Character" Actor/Comedian grabs the attention of his audience and keeps them on the edge of their seats, while discussing his life's experiences from what it was like to grow up in a dysfunctional blue collar family with a gambling problem since he was 3. Jimmy pushes his audience's humor button to the next level with surprising one- liners, impressions, weird anecdotes, crazy stories as well as his audience interaction and amazing Improvisation off the audience's responses which always makes for an extremely funny show. Jimmy has been seen on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and other countless Stand up TV shows. Jimmy "D" in the world of comedy is what you call a sure thing.

"I wanted to hate you with every bone in my body but you sir are hilarious!"

Piers Morgan, Judge, America's Got Talent 


Joe Bronzi


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His comedy background includes extensive improv training and his performance style mixes award-winning writing with fast-paced “off-the-cuff” crowd interaction.Upbeat,clean,and positive his comedy style makes him a preferred comedian for corporate events. Today, Joe is a favorite at Las Vegas and Atlantic City Casinos as well as a regular on the high seas for Norwegian and Holland America Cruise Lines.He has opened up for many of the industries' top talents,including Robert Klein...

"Come see the show, but don't tell my wife!"

Joe Zimmerman


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Joe Zimmerman is the kind of comedian who makes you want to go "ha" or "ahaha!" or "That is SO true (high five)!" Joe utilizes the art of "humor" to make his speech patterns seem "funny." Please stay and enjoy Joe's award winning, five-star, executive-suite, comedy speeches. Joe has toured with The Beards of Comedy. He was named Charlotte, NC's best comedian by Creative Loafing Magazine. At the 2009 NC Comedy Arts Festival in Chapel Hill, Joe was named one of the top four emerging comics, by Punchline Magazine. Most recently Joe made his first debut performance on Comedy Central!

"Electrifying!" - The Rolling Stone (in reference to a 1994 U2 concert) 


John Knight


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John Knight has been doing comedy for more than twenty years. He has been described as an every man storyteller with a deadpan cutting edge. He is a regular in Atlantic City, Vegas, and performs on the Major Cruise Lines. If you haven’t caught him live, you may have seen one of his numerous television appearances including Comedy Central and Showtime. Knight has also used his comedic wit to write for various television shows as well as National Lampoon Magazine.

“I wasn’t planning on trying to let myself out of the exit door of the airplane, especially while it was still on the tarmac. It was just one of those spur of the moment things you regret later. When the police were escorting me off the airplane I realized I may have over reacted”. JOHN KNIGHT

Julie Scoggins


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Julie's regularly heard on XM/Sirius Blue Collar Radio, as well as many syndicated stations including the John Boy & Billy Show, and the Bob & Sheri Show, (Charlotte, NC), & the Bob & Tom Show (Indianapolis, IN). ??A Southern girl with universal appeal, Julie's shows sell out from Florida to Oregon. Folks actually WANT to sit in the front row & have been known to return a second night, just so they can bring friends that haven't yet seen her.

"My new favorite female comedianne"?... JohnBoy, (the JohnBoy & Billy Big Show)


Keith Alberstat


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While performing, Keith takes pride in laughing at himself and his “inner dork”, which he attempts to prove is something in all of us. Current events, popular trends, personal details… Keith shares his witty insight on everything, all the while doing it with a mischievous smile that quickly becomes infectious. A regular performer for the U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, Keith has been described as “absolutely hilarious” by Armed Forces Entertainment and “a hidden gem” by the Boston Globe. He’s also a contributing writer for Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, National Lampoon and various online magazine.To name just a few of Keiths accomplishments he has Featured on The Late Show with David Letterman is a regular guest on Fox News’ “Red Eye”, and was in the Final Four of CMT’s nationwide search for “Next Big Comic”!

 

“Another terrific performance on the Late Show—it’s always fun having you with us.”

                  -Matt Roberts – Executive Producer, Late Show with David Letterman


Kelly Terranova


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When Kelly Terranova hits the stage, audiences are taken on an energetic, hilarious and slightly cynical look at America's pop culture icons...from our fascination with figure skating to NASCAR to Crocs shoes to riverboat gambling. Terranova is known as a skilled comedian who features playful audience interaction, making each show unique. Kelly has been featured on CMT’s Comedy Stage, FOX Sports and the NASCAR Speed Channel. He was a finalist in both the Funny Bone Comedy Club's World Series of Comedy and Carnival Cruise Line's Las Vegas Carnival Comedy Challenge. Kelly resides in Annapolis, MD, along with his saintly wife and four (count ‘em!) four children.

"The World's Only Vegetarian NASCAR Fan",

Kevin Downey Jr.


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Kevin Downy Jr. –Spokesperson for “Little Kings Beer”! This nationally touring comedian is a regular in Atlantic City and Los Vegas, can be heard on Bob and Tom Show, XM Radio, and has been seen on “Comedy Central”. Comedian, columnist Kevin Downey, Jr. has been recently labeled "refreshingly bizarre" by fellow comedian Joe Mulligan. Kevin is also a proud member of Armed Forces Entertainment and he travels the world performing for the troops.

Comedian, columnist Keven Downey Jr. has been labeled "refreshingly bizarre" by fellow comedian Joe Mulligan.

Kevin Lee


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If ever there was a comedian/ magician to be seen, it is Kevin Lee. Kevin's unique combination of comedy, magic and juggling leaves audiences both in awe and in stitches. Lee, has appeared on all of the national television stations on shows such as "Showtime at the Apollo", HBO's "Def Comedy Jam", and Jamie Foxx's "Uptown Comedy Club", to name a few. Lee was also voted "Washington DC's Funniest Comedian" by Washingtonian Magazine. Audiences are wowed by Kevin's amazing juggling, fire and sword-swallowing comedy.

If ever there was a comedian/ magician to be seen, it is Kevin Lee. Kevin's unique combination of comedy, magic and juggling leaves audiences both in awe and in stitches. Lee, has appeared on all of the national television stations on shows such as "Showtime at the Apollo", HBO's "Def Comedy Jam", and Jamie Foxx's "Uptown Comedy Club", to name a few. Lee was also voted "Washington DC's Funniest Comedian" by Washingtonian Magazine.

Audiences are wowed by Kevin's amazing juggling, fire and sword-swallowing comedy.

Kevin's stage career began at The Comedy Cafe in Washington DC where he placed first in the very first comedy competition he ever entered. After a quick stint as a Street Entertainer in DC, Lee moved to Venice Beach, CA, the Mecca of street performers.  It was there that Kevin honed his craft, building his repertoire of comedy, magic and juggling to audiences of all ages and walks of life. While in California, Lee became a regular at the world's famous Comedy Store.

Lee has also been seen on five seasons of BET's "Comic View" and his distinctive skills have allowed him to share the stage with legends such as Gladys Knight, Chris Rock, Steve Harvey, Whitney Houston, Chris Tucker and Sinbad. He performed for the troops in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm and continues to entertain military bases around the world today, including Korea, Germany, Italy and Japan. Wynton Marsalis featured Lee in his "The Magic Hour Tour" which sold out from New York to Los Angeles in 2004. Lee, a high-energy, one-of-a-kind performer has brought audiences to their feet worldwide. A rare and true talent, Kevin Lee is not to be missed...


Landry


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Comedian Landry: Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario Landry first hit the stage in 2006, and has been on the fast track ever since. His charismatic style is kind of what you'd get if you mixed Charlie Chaplin with somebody who spoke; it would be just as physical, but in color. Landry is downright hilarious and you're sure to have a good time once you see what he does on stage. Landry has been heard on XM Satellite Radio and was the first winner of the Punchline Comedy Club's "64 Comedian Super Comedy Competition", as well as winning "The Boston Comedy Festival" in 2011. Keep your eyes open and your ear to the ground, because Landry is coming!


Manny Oliveira


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Manny has been performing professionally for over thirty years. He started his career as an actor in Boston and eventually moved into the world of standup comedy where he has received critical acclaim. He has appeared on HBO, Showtime's "Comedy Club Network," A&E's "Comedy On The Road", Comedy Central's "Standup Spotlight" and can be seen on Laffapalooza 2006 on Comedy Central. Manny continues to be recognized for his success as a standup, he is also a highly regarded actor and writer with numerous theatre, television and film credits. Manny can also be seen as Father Cisero in the upcoming film ?The Novice? and most recently appeared on an episode of Army Wives on the Lifetime Network.

“He’s good! He has Bill Murray’s hipness, Richard Pryor’s style, Don Rickles’ wit and the spaciness of George Carlin. He interacts skillfully with the audience and injects a fresh sense of improvisation even the most timid audience member finds hard to resist.” — Steve Morris, Chicago Tribune

Mark Matusof


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Ma-tu-sof (ma-tu-sof) n. 1. A comedian based in Washington D.C. who has been described in the press as: "funny without being vulgar or nasty" and "going the smarter, hipper direction to the joke". 2. Natural habitat: Clubs, colleges, corporate events, country clubs, and cruise ships. Sightings include: "Night Shift", CNBC's America's Talking Network, XM Satellite Radio and the nationally syndicated "Bob and Tom" radio show. Opening act for a CBS David Copperfield special. 3. Diet: Material ranging from his immigrant family to the aggravations of modern life, current events and the fragility of the male ego. A little music tossed for dessert!

Former aerospace engineer fast becoming a favorite entertainer across North America from Las Vegas to the Bahamas. His comedy is clever, thoughtful, and most importantly, hilarious!

Mark Normand


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Mark Normand is a fun, New York comedian. So far in 2013, Mark appeared on TBS’s CONAN, Comedy Central’s INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, MTVx’s INSIDE JOKE, and won Carolines March Madness competition, beating out 63 other comedians. In 2012, Mark appeared on “John Oliver’s New York Standup Show” on Comedy Central, and taped the pilot of “Best Week Ever” for Vh1. He also appeared on the most recent season of “Last Comic Standing” for NBC. Mark now does comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been involved in many festivals including Portland, Seattle, DC, Boston, and was featured at the Montreal Comedy Festival. Mark was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics To Watch for the 2011 New York Comedy Festival. Mark was also named to Esquire’s “Best New Comedians 2012”, Splitsider’s “Top 10 Up and Coming Comedians on East Coast”.

If a bisexual person is missing we should put of picture of them on a carton of half & half. – Mark Normand


Mark Riccadonna


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Early on Mark pursued Theatre at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, joining "The Company" after graduation. Soon after, Mark stumbled upon Stand-Up Comedy and found success as a storyteller, performing throughout New York City, and 'on the road'. Mark currently also performs for Armed Forces Entertainment, and has entertained U.S. and U.N. Troops worldwide, performing in six continents while working with his childhood heroes. Whether he is working with The Amoralists Theatre Company (In the acclaimed hit "Happy in the Poor House"), Angry Shih Tzu Productions or on tour with Stand-Up, Mark continues to climb the ranks.

“Mark is a gifted storyteller, with a charisma that makes you feel like you’ve known him forever, unique delivery, signature voice (that has landed him several commercials) and likability; you will see why he is a favorite at clubs and theatres everywhere.”

Matt Baetz


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Matt Baetz is an internationally touring comedian who has performed standup and sketch on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson over 50 times! In addition to his appearances on television Matt is very passionate about performing for the men and women of our Armed Forces. He has traveled to Africa, Asia, Europe and all over these United States as part of 6 USO Tours in support of our military, A regular headliner at universities and comedy clubs around the world, Matt Baetz is a headliner you don't want to miss!

"One of my favorite comedians in America" - Craig Ferguson, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS


Matt Kazam


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Matt is a veteran comic with 22 years experience who can be seen performing at all the Nation's top comedy clubs, casinos and theaters around the world. In addition to his many collegiate performances, 2000 was highlighted by Matt’s appearance at Clemson University’s Tigerama where he acted as emcee and did a stand up show for an audience of 35,000 people. He does private functions for Fortune 500 companies’ such as America Online, Anderson Consulting and Marriott to just name a few. Catch him in his UPCOMING SHOWTIME SPECIAL airing fall 2012!

"...both witty and a master of comedic timing."

Mia Jackson


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Mia Jackson, a native of Columbus, Georgia and a self proclaimed know it all wondered what would happen if she took her sense of humor to the stage. That’s exactly what she did! After graduating from the University of Georgia she hit the local comedy scene and has thrilled audiences since day one. ???To her credit she has appeared on Oxygen’s Girls Behaving Badly and TLC’s Wild Weddings. She was also a writer on BET/Centric’s relaunch of the Soul Train Awards. She has also appeared in the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston, Asheville Comedy Festival and Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta. Mia is a diverse comedienne with a different voice and perspective and can entertain all types of crowds.


Michael Somerville


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Somerville has been named one of the“10 Hottest NYC Comics to Watch” by Improper Magazine. Since then he has carved a unique niche in entertainment. In addition to his recent appearance on David Letterman, Michael was the writer/host of FLN’s “Wingman”, authors Glamour Magazine’s renowned dating column “Jake: A Man’s Opinion” and is a nationally touring standup comedian. He’s appeared on Comedy Central, NBC’s The Apprentice, VH1 (40 Greatest Pranks, Craziest Concert Moments, 100 Most Wanted Bodies) and the list goes on!

“10 Hottest NYC Comics to Watch” by Improper Magazine


Mike Burton


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Mike Burton started doing stand-up comedy in1996 and moved up the ladder quickly: first performing in the clubs in NYC then hitting the road. He’s getting known around the country in the comedy clubs as an act you don’t want to miss. He’s been on t.v. shows, independent feature films and commercials for HP and Modells as well as others. Mike is featured in one of the most viewed webisodes on atom.tv in ‘Jimmy T’s English” as Shitfaced. He’s recently been the fill-in warm-up guy for daytime shows Rachel Ray, The Chew and is now the regular warm-up guy for ABC’S The Revolution. His high energy act, storytelling and facial expressions endear him to audiences and have them readily waiting to see him again.


Mike Diesel


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Mike Diesel has appeared in five local commercials, HBOs The Wire and has had roles in two independent films. Mike was also asked to perform at the Writers Guild Conference in Las Vegas where Tony Curtis the current President of the Guild and Oscar award winning actress Shirley Jones both raved about how funny Mike was. Film critic Joe bob Briggs awarded Mike the Drive Through Academy Award for Best fat guy comic relief in a B SCIFI Movie. Mike was also asked to perform at the Writers Guild Conference in Las Vegas where Tony Curtis the current President of the Guild and Oscar award winning actress Shirley Jones both raved about how funny Mike was.

“He is like watching an identity crisis happen before your eyes, you cannot look away and you cannot stop laughing”

Mike Eagan


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Ask any comedian in the country, they will tell you…Mike Eagan is a comedian’s comedian. This is one of those funny people that make all the other funny people stay after their set is done to watch a master. He tells the most simple stories in the most disarming - and hilarious - manner. Whether the topic is driving on a crowded highway, sharing a bathroom with his wife or visiting the family at Thanksgiving, Mike finds the humor with a quick and very sharp wit. He is so fast you can actually watch the audience trying not to laugh in fear they might miss the next side-splitting gem. A few of Mike’s credits include Caroline’s Comedy Hour, Comedy on the Road, Atlantic City and Las Vegas!

“Just a quick note to say how happy I was with your shows a couple of weeks ago. The two shows that weekend that were like comedy club performances were as always fantastic. . . . .”- Scott B. --Club Owner

Mike Stankiewicz


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Dig, it’s appropriate that this cat has gigged in nearly every comedy venue in the United States. At home in an eclectic gathering in San Francisco or a rust belt bar come shifts end, this clever comic will turn the tables on everyone. Winner of the prestigious “Best of Philly” award presented by Philadelphia Magazine,Stank takes you down a road you didn’t expect to travel with a conversational style that makes you feel like you’re riding the bar stool next to him. Among his international television appearances including “Comedy On The Road” with John Byner on A&E, Mike presents a special wit that transcends all mediums and blows his audiences away!

At home in an eclectic gathering in San Francisco or a rust belt bar come shifts end, this clever comic will turn the tables on everyone.

Moody McCarthy


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After appearances on Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Star Search Moody McCarthy is no longer a well-kept secret. With sharp, versatile material and an old-school ethic, Moody has performed all over North America and Asia and left them wanting more (as in “Bravo!”, not “We were ripped!”). Moody began his career in Syracuse, NY, in the 1900s and quickly established himself as a keen monologist. Now based in New York City, he’s become a regular in the town’s best rooms and grown into an act that thrives in any setting, from upscale country clubs to divey pubs. Weaving sly topical jokes with crafty material and a dash of crowd-work, Moody’s likeability shines in any setting

"With his playful take on everything from the allure of women with raspy voices to the joys of crossing time zones, Moody is bankable in any venue."


Pat Dixon


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Pat Dixon is a stand-up comedian, journalist and television personality who lives and works in New York City. A victim of violent crime (Dixon was nearly murdered in 2004) he created and hosts

Pat is a highly intelligent, clean cut performer who deep down is a dark & angry guy...Dixon has a huge mass appeal about him, as he can work any type of audience and kill!


Pat Godwin


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One of the most clever song writers and quick- witted comedians in the business . . . with his high speed, low-drag act that constantly changes and evolves, Pat has such strong materials and improve skills; no two shows are ever the same . . . or even close! And don’t let that sly boyish smile fool you. It only takes about three minutes on stage to let you know that Pat’s comedy has an edge to it. With a mixing of quirky, personal musings and off –the-cuff remarks, Pat can segue into any one of his songs, performed in an endless array of musical styles. As seen and heard on . . . Last Comic Standing, The Bob and Tom Show, and Howard Stern.

“One of the most clever song writers and quick- witted comedians in the business . . . “

Pat O'Donnell


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Patrick O'Donnell has been seen on Comedy Central, A&E's Comedy On The Road and was a $10,000 winner on ABC's America's Funniest People. He has also written jokes for Jay Leno and Jimmie "JJ" Walker. O'Donnell is a high-energy act, who spices up his performance with his knack for impressions. Former presidents, movie and TV stars could pop up anytime as searches for the humorous side of life. Pat has worked all over the country and is a regular at the Comedy Stops in Atlantic City and Las Vegas. Pat talks about today's current events, his Catholic upbringing and the trials of a man who takes care of the kids, as well as marriage in general. He light-heartedly pokes fun at all of them.

–“Comedy with a little class . . . very little!”


Paul Lyons


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Paul is a stand up comic, actor, published writer and inspirational guru. His more than two dozen TV appearances include Everybody Loves Raymond, Showtime’s: Love at Stake, and several Comedy Central promos. His essays appear regularly in Playgirl, TV Guide and Details magazines. Paul is also a featured speaker at corporate events, conferences and other special engagements. His inspirational talks draw huge crowds who cling to his message — to stand alone.

His more than two dozen TV appearances include Comedy Central, Everybody Love’s Raymond, And Showtime. The New York post sums him up this way, “Pure gold, very funny and illuminating.”


Rob Brakenridge


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Always the class clown (and spending most of his formative years in the principal's office), Rob Brackenridge was destined to become a comedian. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Rob has been based out of Los Angeles since 1992 and spends most of the year on the road, "bringing the funny" to audiences around the world. He tours regularly for the U.S. troops on the Miller Lite "Lite Laffs" program, and has performed in 10 different countries and most of the 50 states."

"Rob Brackenridge has a zany, off the wall type of humor, exploring the smallest facets of life through the eyes of a lunatic... Brackenridge is a goofy comedian with an undercurrent of genius." -Las Vegas Today

Ryan Hamilton


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Ryan’s future is bright. Named one of Rolling Stone’s five comics to watch and with standout appearances on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and the Showtime special Caroline Rhea and Friends, he's on his way to establishing himself as one of the nation's favorite stand-ups. He's become a favorite among industry insiders by racking up national competition wins and festival appearances.

"Ryan’s future is bright"

Scott Long


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Nationally touring comedian Scott Long has been working non-stop for 2 decades. Seen on NBC and Fox TV and heard on 100?s of radio shows including the Bob and Tom Show, ESPN, Fox Sports, and the XM comedy channel. For 10 seasons he was a writer of the sketches for the NFL pregame show on Fox (Frank Caliendo and Rob Riggle) and currently is writing the Caliendo sketches at ESPN. Known for his raw and personal material, Scott’s standup has been described as hilarious, but poignant. Find out how quickly you can go from cool guy to driving a mini-van. Scary! His reputation for improvisation with an audience makes every Scott Long show different.

“Comedian Scott Long is two people. There's "good Scott" and "bad Scott. "Good Scott will discuss topical humor and make fun of current events. Bad Scott jokes about only one thing: sex. "You can guess which one's more popular," Long said during a phone interview from his home in Indianapolis earlier this week.”


Sid Davis


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From the moment he steps on stage, Sid brings the term “Laughter is Contagious” to a whole new level. Everyone’s talking about this rapidly emerging talent! And these are just a few of the things they are saying . . . • "...Hilarious and original! Sid Davis is one of America's emerging comics....a truly underrated comedian...Sid is the real deal!!" Director Jonathan Flora, Walt Disney Studios • "Mr. Davis takes everyday events and turn them into comic literature..." Author Steven Kunes • "....Davis hit the audience with both barrels of brilliance!..." SLO Comedy Festival You may have heard Sid on Bob and Tom and seen him on Comedy on Demand or Comedy TV.

“This former airline worker hilariously unloads side-splitting baggage on stage. Sid’s humor is fueled with A.D.D., a wavering ego and a grade school teacher wife who views him as a child left behind!”.


Spins Nitely


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Spins Nitely – From Showtime, Spins Nitey is a hilarious headlining comedian who has entertained audiences all over the country for over 25 years. This extraordinarily talented musician has opened for such acts as Warren Zevon, Bo Diddley, as well as Tommy Conwell and the Hooters. You may have heard him on XM Radio or seen him on Comedy Central. Spins mixes stand-up comedy and original guitar music which always brings the house down with laughter!

“A Troubadour of Mirth and Merriment!”

Steve Mingolla


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Steve Mingolla, “The Nice Guy”, they’ve always called him that, maybe because he’s never met a person he didn’t like. With Steve’s arsenal of characters, voices and topics, he stays busy touring forty plus weeks a year all over the U.S. He’s done numerous television commercials, syndicated radio shows, corporate events, charities, military instillations in Europe, comedy clubs and civic auditoriums. Steve has also appeared on TNN, Comedy Central, Liars and Legends and Showtime.

“The Nice Guy”

Taylor Williamson


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Taylor started performing stand-up comedy while I was a senior in high school in Del Mar, California. He now lives in Los Angeles and travels the globe telling jokes. He has performed at the prestigious JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Montreal, Canada and was the youngest person to perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON. Taylor also appeared on MTV’s TRL, COMEDY CENTRAL’S LIVE AT GOTHAM. He was a semi-finalist on NBC’S LAST COMIC STANDING. Taylor says “it’s an honor to officially be one of the top 40 funniest people in the whole wide world . . . “

“Taylor was the youngest person to perform on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON.”


Tina Giorgi


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Tina Giorgi is a crowd-pleasing intelligent comedienne. Reviewers refer to her performances as 'comedy with a brain.' She is a favorite act in major clubs across the country and a constant performer in New York city and Las Vegas. Tina is a versatile entertainer with a resume that includes television and radio appearances, comedy club performances and writing and acting credentials. She has been featured on CBS's Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and NBC's Friday Night. Tina is a unique female comedienne that relies on a blend of wit and commentary to charm her audiences. She has appeared in numerous prestigious comedy festivals, and featured at The Las Vegas Comedy Festival. She has opened for Bill Maher, Bobby Collins, Gilbert Gottfried, and Lewis Black.

“Tina Giorgi began her career while she was teaching high school social studies in the inner city schools of Washington D.C. She credits all the hours she spent in after school detention with her students as the beginning of her comedic inspiration. She has a BA from the College of William and Mary and an MS from Western Maryland College.” 


Tom Simmons


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Tom Simmons was born in New York and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He is married to the love of his life, Serena, for more than a decade. Together, they have a son named Owen. “We figured, that’s what we would be doing for the rest of our lives.” Before Owen’s birth in 2004, Tom and Serena toured the continent in their RV, devoted to perfecting Tom’s stage act and putting their relationship to the test. The Simmons now live in Greensboro, North Carolina, the “epicenter of comedy”, as Tom describes it with a huge grin. “We bought a house from the seventies, and there’s lots of work to do. All I need now is a husband.” · Comedy Central- Live at Gotham? · Showtime- White Boyz in the Hood (pilot episode)? · BET- Comic Vie

“I try to be nice, I try to love everyone, but…have you met everyone?”


Tony Deyo


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A rising young talent, Deyo is known for his sharp, quick material and near perfect comedic timing almost certainly gained from his years as a professional symphony musician. In 2007, he had the incredible opportunity to perform at the prestigious HBO Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2011, he was named one of the year's best by the New York Post, and can be heard on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show. After receiving a bachelor's degree in education and master's degree in music, he spent several years performing with various symphonies. Deyo discovered comedy and began performing, influenced by the work of Jerry Seinfeld and Brian Regan!

"Tony is a rarity in the comedy world... clean AND funny."

Vince Martin


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This young comedian has already performed in NY City’s finest clubs, including Comic Strip Live,Stand Up NY,and the renowned Caroline's on Broadway. Vince's distinctive perspective on American life and politics combines with a laid-back,friendly delivery to create a wickedly clever and wildly funny act. His eye for the absurdities of modern politics and his unique writing style leave crowds in stitches. Vince has been called "hysterically funny", "brilliant",a "rising star". . .

"Vince is insanely funny! He had the Soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood laughing out of their seats...Gotta see this show!" -- Krystal McGee, Fort Leonard Wood MWR (United States Army)

Will Marfori


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Born with Cerebral Palsy, Will never felt like he fit in, until he walked on stage for the first time in 1999. He entered a stand up comedy contest for the student body at Old Dominion University and won. He was hooked, Will finally found a vehicle for expressing his thoughts and feelings about his CP, family, and life. Poking fun at his situation was empowering and it felt good to share his comedy with other people. Finally all his flaws became assets and his differences became strengths. Since then Will has started touring almost 50 weeks a year, he has become a regular on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, and appeared on the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson!





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