New York Comedy Club
COMEDIANS
Pete Lee's comedy is candy coated with a dash of mean. Pete mixes cutting punchlines with an underdog perspective to absolutely roast himself on stage. His likable style and self-deprecating humor have made him one of the hottest acts today. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Since then, he has been a standout at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. His comedy CD Gasmoney plays in regular rotation on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. He is a regular on the Bob and Tom radio show. Recently, he was selected as a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, filmed his own Comedy Central Presents special and played a doctor on CBS' As the World Turns. His growing popularity placed him 7th out of the top 100 comedians in Comedy Central's Standup Showdown. Pete also proved that his humor transcends demographic boundaries by winning Country Music Television's Next Big Comic. In addition to standup, Pete also loves writing, directing and editing web shows. A few years back, Pete created a web show called Unsportsmanlike Conduct, which attracted the attention of the NFL. This earned Pete a role in the NFL Network pilot titled After Further Review. Most recently, he created Pete Lee's Internet Freak Show, which earned him a spot as a cast member on the FUSE TV's new show, Special Videos Unit: Video on Trial. Pete can be seen weekly on the web and TV, as well as touring the country. If you haven't heard of Pete Lee yet, prepare to tell other people!
Rachel Feinstein grew up outside Washington DC, in the mean streets of Bethesda, MD.  She maintained a healthy D+ average in school, while finding time to mock and imitate her loved ones.   Rachel moved to New York at 17  to start her career as an actress and slowly developed her character-driven stand-up act, whi...
Described as dry, quirky and hilarious, Sarah Tollemache has been a professional comedian for over a decade. Starting in Houston, Texas, Sarah quickly made a name for herself when she was named ‘Best Local Comedian’ by the Houston Press and later was the winner of the prestigious Houston’s Funniest Contest. After being featured on consecutive seasons of NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ Sarah took her talents to New York City. Since moving to New York, Sarah has been named one of the top 20 female comics to follow on twitter by the Huffington Post. In addition to performing stand-up comedy nightly in many of New York’s top clubs and alternative venues, Sarah can also be seen regularly performing at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater where she is a writer and performing with her sketch group ‘Absolutely’.
Hot off a killer run on this season's America's Got Talent (being only comedian to be voted into the semi-finals), Dan Naturman is also known to his fans as the "real winner" of Last Comic Standing 2, Dan was the favorite of celebrity "judges" Drew Carey and Brett Butler. Dan Naturman began performing stand-up co...
Rich Vos is an incredibly gifted comic who not only has sharp, insightful material, but he is also a master at working the crowd. Hisability to perform in front of any audience has landed him television shows as varied as being the first white comic on Def Jam to performing on the View. Rich was the breakout star of NBC's Last Comic Sta...
Sean Patton is a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs Chicago (2013), Just for Laughs Toronto (2013), and Just for Laughs Montreal (2008, 2010, 2012). He's performed on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham (2009), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2010), and Conan (2011, 2013). 2013 also marked the release of his Comedy Central Half Hour. More recently, He's been on @midnight (2014, 2015) and will be on the second seasons of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2015) and This Is Not Happening (2015, 2017), Showtime's Live from SXSW (2017) and TruTv's Comedy Knockout (2016, 2017) As for acting, He's appeared on IFC'S Maron, Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and TruTV's Those who can't. Those are the things I’ve done that I’m proud of. For a list of things I’ve done that I’m not so proud of... yeah right, you ain’t never gonna know that! I love what I do, some of you will too (thanks!), and some of you will not (but thanks for coming). I want to share myself with you, whomever you are.
A Los Angeles native, Wendi Starling is a comedian and writer currently living in New York City. She has been featured on Fuse TV and Playboy Radio. Wendi co-produces the monthly variety show Glamourpuss and is the co-creator of Our Big Apartment Show!
Michelle Wolf is a stand-up comedian who writes and performs on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." She has also written for the television series "Girl Code" and the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2014, Wolf was named one of the New Faces of Comedy at the Just For Laughs comedy festival.
Megan Gailey grew up in Indianapolis, the perfect town to raise a delusional upper-middle class Midwestern socialite. With a love of flirting and vacationing, it was a natural fit to leave the monotonous exercise schedule for a life of stand-up. Gailey recently made her late-night debut on The Conan O’Brien Show, she was a part of the 2015 Just For Laughs "New Faces", a finalist in NYC’s Laughing Devil Fest, a featured performer at the Traverse City Winter Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Expo. Megan was recently featured in Chicago Magazine and Marie Claire Magazine for her comedic risk taking and amazing dresses. And she has finally performed alongside enough famous people that her older brothers no longer hate her. Megan just wrapped Season 1 of Ladylike for MTV and will next be seen on the upcoming season of Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. Megan works and applies makeup at a fanatical pace. She continues to search for a rich husband, just in case.
Pat Brown was voted "Most Humorous" by her high school class which turns out to be the only thing they were actually, ever right about. The "Great Cootie" scare, that same year?...all a hoax.   Pat Brown's style is "girl comedy, guy approved". As a proud and self-declared "Tomgirl", Pat moves deftly from both gender knowledge bases to craft funny life stories and experiences that are relatable and unique. Well regarded as a great writer and a seasoned performer, Pat’s success can be attributed to her smart playful and infectious onstage presence.  Pat is a native of Kansas City, MO and honed her comedic style in the performance driven comedy clubs of Atlanta, GA where Chris Tucker and Monique got their comedy start. Pat's talents were soon recognized and she was given the opportunity to tour as a feature for Brett Butler, "One of the best experiences of my life".  Pat Brown is the Winner of "Best Female Comic" at Las Vegas Comedy Festival and the 2013 Winner of the She Devil Comedy Festival. She has appeared on Laughs on Fox, Gotham Axis Live, and One Mic Stand hosted by Kevin Hart. Pat was a fan favorite of BET's Comic View with more than 8 appearances on the show which lead to a writer position for hosts, Ricky Smiley and Sommore. She has appeared on NBC's Comic's Unleashed, and Comedy Central's Laffapoolza. She is a highly sought-after panelist appearing on Fox's Good Day NY, She Said She Said, Internet Action Force and can be heard on Sirius Radio The Foxhole. Pat is a regular on the podcast FriendsLikeUs on Itunes.  Her recent and most notably movie appearances include: White Water, as "Ms. Sophie", Blood Ties alongside Zoe Saldana and Three Can Play That Game. Pat brings her improvisation background to all her stand-up shows, being an accomplished improv actor with UCB in NY, Blacktop Circus and Laughing Matters.  Come to a Pat Brown show and become a fan. Become a fan and subscribe to Pat's website: www.comedianpatbrown.com  Twitter: @patbrownshow Instagram: @patbrownshow Facebook fanpage: Comedian Pat Brown            
Jared Freid is a NYC based comedian. He has been featured on Tru TV’s “NFL Full Contact,” MTV’s “Failosophy,” and more recently on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.” He is also a writer for TotalFratMove, BroBible, and HeTexted. Each week you can find a new original column on TotalFratMove.com and his dating advice column on PostGradProblems.com. In addition to writing he is also the host of the JTrain Podcast and the creator of the “Frat Dude Goes To” series where he travels the country interviewing “Bros” at wild events like the Carolina Cup and the AVN Awards. Follow him on twitter @JTrain56 for all of his weekly content.
Born in the Great State of New Jersey, Dean’s comedy comes in large part from his unique background of being the son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Dean, an award winning comedian who was at one time a practicing attorney, co-starred on Comedy Central’s “The Axis of Evil” Comedy TV special. He is the co-creator of Comedy Central.com’s critically acclaimed Internet series “The Watch List” featuring a cast of all Middle Eastern-American comedians performing stand up and sketch comedy. Dean has appeared twice on ABC’s “The View,” on the nationally syndicated TV series “Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen” and was one of five comedians profiled in the recent one hour TV Special entitled: “Stand Up: Muslim-American Comics Come of Age” which aired in the US on PBS and internationally on BBC World and Al Jazeera. Dean co-directed and co-produced the award winning documentary “The Muslims Are Coming!” featuring a tour of American-Muslim comedians performing free comedy shows across the heartland of America in the hopes of using comedy to foster understanding and dispel misconceptions about Muslims. The film also features special guest interviews with various well known people including: “The Daily Show’s” Jon Stewart and Assif Mandvi, Russell Simmons, Soledad O’Brien and Ali Velshi, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, comedians Lewis Black, David Cross, Lizz Winstead and Colin Quinn as well as Congressman Keith Ellison, and many more. The film is now available on Netfilx, iTunes and Amazon. Dean co-created the comedy show “Stand up for Peace” along with Jewish comic Scott Blakeman which they perform at colleges across the country in support of peace in the Middle East and as a way of fostering understanding between Arab, Muslim and Jewish-Americans. He is a also columnist for The Daily Beast and writes frequently for CNN.com as well as other publications.
Will Miles is a New York based comedian.  He has been featured in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Time Out Chicago, the Village Voice, and was voted one of the funniest comedians of 2014 by Brightest Young Things.  In 2014, he was a featured performer in Comedy Central's New York Comedy Festival and appeared on Saturday Night Live. He has also been heard on The Moth and on National Public Radio's All Things True show. On top of these things, Will has toured with Hannibal Buress since 2011.  In 2015, Will was featured on truTV's Friends Of The People, Fusion TV's Come Here And Say That, and MTV2's Uncommon Sense.
Thomas J. Kelly was born to be on television. During the summers most kids go to day camp, space camp, or a sports camp as a teen Thomas J. Kelly went to TV Camp. Since his freshman year of college, Tom has had an On and Off camera career ranging from cable access television to network shows. Ever since in elementary school, Tom was always a bit of an outsider. In high school here learned there are two ways to keep from getting your butt kicked 1) making people laugh and 2) screaming like a girl. At a certain point Tom realized making people laugh was much more dignified. In a recent appearance on ABC’s “The View” he revealed to America that his love of Star Trek helped him pass the time as he lost his virginity at a very late age. Kelly has managed to turn awkward and charming into a career. In High School he dreamed of being the next Letterman. Hosting is what he does best. As the warm up comedian for ABC’s “The View”, Tom gets the crowd going before the show and entertains them during the commercials. Tom moderates podcast available at ThisShowAgain.com featuring a cast of friends and experts who discuss pop-culture and ways for you to live your life. A review in The New York Times called “This Show Again” . . . funny, and listening to the show is like sitting at a neighborhood bar with friends.” Kelly is at a wonderful crossroads of his career. He can be seen warming up crowds for TV shows with celebrities during the day while doing his own thing at night. As the warm up comedian for Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series, Tom is no stranger to large crowds. While opening for Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers Tom, has performed for crowds of over 15,000 and 20,000 people respectively. His favorite concert was opening for a U2 concert at Fordham University with a crowd of 9,000 college students in the snow and mud. A versatile emcee, Tom has also opened for Usher, Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia, and Counting Crows among others. When time permits, Tom has also freelanced for “Live with Regis and Kelly”, “Fashionably Late with Stacy London” and “Head Games.” In addition to his work in a variety of clubs in the New York area, Tom is a pioneer in using the Internet to spread his comedic message. Tom turned his disdain for large weddings into the popular IHateWeddings.com which gets over 2,000 visitors a month. Articles from Kelly’s wedding humor website IHateWeddings.com have been cited in “In Touch” magazine and on numerous radio programs. Kelly created and starred in Internet based video series “The Little Merman.” LittleMerman.com is a docu-comedy about Tom’s quest to be the first male mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs. The series follows Kelly as he quits comedy and moves from New York City to Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida to become and underwater performer and the first “merman” at the historic tourist attraction. During that time, Kelly really performed synchronized swimming shows in the park’s underwater theater. Tom has an extensive off camera and off microphone resume working in radio and television. He writes a daily comedic “prep sheet” for the United Stations Radio Networks which is syndicated to over 100 radio shows nationwide including “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.” His TV resume includes experience at “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” where he saw several of his ideas make it to air, “Dateline: NBC”, “NBC Nightly News,” and “Elimidate” Tom’s segment “A Moment With Tom” is a regular feature on ABC’s The View. Tom has appeared in several episodes of Prime Time Live’s “What Would You Do?” on ABC. And perhaps most impressive is that he managed to write this entire bio about himself in the third person without saying “I” once.
Originally from New Jersey, Anthony DeVito is a NYC based comedian. He's appeared on CBS Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, was one of the “New Faces” at the 2012 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, has been on "This American Life," AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, Seeso's NY's Funniest and was the 2015 winner of Caroline's March Madness. He’s also performed at the 2014 Boston Comedy Festival, 2014 Laugh Your Asheville Off, 2014 Limestone Comedy Fest, 2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival and 2013 SF Sketchfest. In addition to stand-up, he’s appeared on TV Land's The Jim Gaffigan Show, is a regular on Sirius XM's Bennington, has been published in Timeout NY and The New York Times.
Actor, writer and producer David Koechner is best known for his roles as Todd Packer on “The Office” and Champ Kind from “Anchorman” and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Koechner recently received rave reviews for his role in the dark, twisted and film festival award-winning thriller “Cheap Thrills.” He stars in Paramount’s “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” and Legendary / Universal’s “Krampus,” both set to release in fall 2015. On the small screen, Koechner currently appears in Comedy Central’s “Another Period,” ABC’s “The Goldbergs” and voices a reoccurring character on FOX’s animated comedy “American Dad.”
One of the most innovative and surreal comedic artists to date: A staple of the NYC and LA Underground Comedy Scene. His life story is featured in "Getting It Right," a book by award-winning author Adrian LeBlanc, which will be published by Random House this fall. Rick Shapiro is known for his hilarious appearances in the HBO sitcom, "Lucky Louie," as the brother-in-law Jerry; this role proudly featured full frontal nudity. Rick has also been a featured performer on Conan O'Brien, Tough Crowd and Howard Stern, XM Radio: Opie and Anthony, Raw Dog and National Lampoon Radio. Rick has also performed on "Law and Order," "Deadline" and "Saturday Night Live." Rick was cast as a character on the spoof radio feature in the recently released Grand Theft Auto series. In a comedic look at public radio, Rick appears on a show debating health care as a down home medicine man named Mason Waylon. Rick has performed at the 2007 Edinburgh Comedy Fringe Festival where he received numerous 4 and 5 star reviews from publications such as Chortle, Metro, The List and others. This publicity then prompted Rick's 45 day tour throughout the UK. Rick then performed for two weeks at the Soho Theatre in London, The Glasgow Comedy Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, the Galway Comedy Festival in Ireland and then toured other various locations within England. Rick returned to Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008 under promotional Management of Mick Perrin. In 2010 you can expect to see Rick in San Francisco, all-around Texas (in one location tbd, Rick will be taping his first DVD), Chicago and back on TV in Louie CK's FX show, Louie - Rick was in the pilot. In 2011, Rick will return to Toronto, Canada for his week-long performance at the famous Yuk Yuks Comedy Club; following that he will go on to tour Canada's great land. Also, Rick has just signed a 4-picture deal with Warner Brothers, so expect to see him on the big screen, come November 2011. Rick, although a long-time devout Lower East Side performer, now resides in Los Angeles, California. Rick Shapiro's CD Unconditional Love' can be found at http://www.StandUpRecords.com, http://www.amazon.com, iTunes and most digital retailers. Rick's second CD is scheduled to release shortly.
Nicole Byer is one of comedy’s fastest rising stars. As a breakout of MTV’s hit show, GIRL CODE, she holds over 166,000 Twitter followers and now regularly appears all over the network. She has previously appeared on MTV’s Failosophy, and NBC’s 30 Rock and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. You can see her perform regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA and NY as part of her own teams and the famed ASSSCAT show.
Ryan Reiss is a comedian, writer and actor based in New York City. Ryan began his career as a comedian while attending college at NYU, and quickly became a favorite act on the scene. Ryan's quick wit, instant likeability and unique way of engaging any audience have made him one of the most sought after comedian's at the New York Clubs, and a favorite Audience Warm up performer. Ryan can be seen daily entertaining Fox studio audiences for the "M & J Morning show," "Huckabee," "CenterStage" on the YES Netowrk, and "Fox & Friends." When not performing live, Ryan has been seen as a Host on WE' s hit series "Three Men & a Chick Flick," MTV's TRL, Nickelodeon "U Pick Live," Fox "Red Eye," "M & J Morning show," and "Howard Stern Show." In addition to his television appearances, MTV took Ryan to Cancun where he wrote and co-produced "Jimmy Fallon & Drew Barrymore's Spring Break Face Off." He also helped develop ideas, and served as a staff comedy writer for Spike TV.
Born and raised in Queens, Chris threw himself into the fire of the New York comedy scene a year after graduating from college, which he still apologizes to his parents to this day because they paid for it. Since starting comedy, Chris has performed at some of the best clubs, not only in New York, but across the country. In August of 2013, Chris had the privilege of joining one of the most popular podcast’s in the country, Robert Kelly’s “You know What Dude” podcast, where he learned valuable lessons in life and comedy. Since joining the podcast, Chris worked his way to become Producer of the show, a title he currently holds. Along with the YKWD podcast, he also is the co-host of Luis J. Gomez’s “Realass” podcast. Chris has had the honor of opening for top comics such as Robert Kelly, Dan Soder, Andrew Schulz, Joe List and Luis J. Gomez. For all the directors who want to put Chris in movies, he studied two years of acting at Stetson Studio with Ron Stetson of the Neighborhood Playhouse. In those two years, Chris was trained in the Meisner technique by Ron, which he learned first-hand from Sanford Meisner. Follow Chris on Facebook and Twitter to see how his everyday life is going or don’t and check back in a few months to see if he made it.
Mike Feeney is a New York City based comedian from Long Island, New York. Mike is an easygoing guy with too much on his mind. His laidback style and dynamic stage presence captivate young and old audiences alike. Mike has been featured on Fox’s Laughs, TruTV's Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack, and Food Network's Restaurant Stakeout. He has been a part of the New York Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival and the Laughing Devil Comedy Festival. Mike also studied at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (UCB) and The Peoples Improv Theatre (P.I.T.). His sketch group, "Papaya Brothers Comedy" has been featured online at College Humor, Funny or Die, Comedy Smack, Comedy Rants, and UCB Comedy. They were also featured in the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.
Dave is a comedian originally from New York and New Jersey who began doing stand up in high school and sketch and interview comedy at Syracuse University. He is most known for his videos interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church as "Brick Stone," and has been a guest on RT's The Alyona Show, The Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM, and HuffPost Live. He's also a featured comedian on season 1 of NuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver and has written for Saturday Night Live and the Triumph specials.
Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. Noah was born and raised in Denver, but cut his comedy teeth in the diverse rooms of Atlanta. Currently living in Brooklyn, Gardenswartz’s well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer. ​ In 2016, Noah had his own half hour special on Comedy Central, and also released his debut comedy album, “Blunt,” on Comedy Central Records. He has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s “Adam Devine’s House Party,” and in 2015 he was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He has written for truTV’s “Comedy Knockout,” and also appears regularly as a panelist on the show. Before turning to stand-up full time, Gardenswartz worked as a journalist, hedge fund day trader, elementary school teacher, and even grew weed, though obviously not all at once.
Andy Fiori is a nationally touring Stand Up Comedian, Producer and On-Air Talent for Sirius XM Satellite Radio who lives in New York City. Regarded as one of the most dedicated and likeable comedians working today, Time Out NY described his act by saying his "clever style is always enhanced by his affable onstage manner." He has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals in comedy such as Montreal Just For Laughs and Moontower Comedy Festival. In 2016 he was honored to travel abroad to perform for the U.S. Troops in the Middle East. In radio, Andy is the co-host of The Raw Report, a weekly show on Sirius XM. He is also the Producer of The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson & Dan Soder, and has made numerous appearances on The Bennington Show, Stand Up with Pete Dominick and Comedy Central Radio. His debut album, Plan B, was released in 2016 through Comedy Records and was named one of the best albums of the year by Sirius XM. It can be found on iTunes and all other major outlets.