Kate Ghiloni’s satirical comedy is just like America—where the personal is political and everyone is just trying to find a bedfellow, whether strange or simply a stranger. Kate has been seen nationally on NBC’s The Feast, Comedy Central’s Jokes.com and RooftopComedy.com. She has been featured in the Boston Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival. Kate was recently the Comic in Residence at The Comedy Studio, and hosted Baggage Claim at Nick’s Comedy Stop. As a writer, her work has been featured in The Washington Post and People Magazine.
“Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth began his career in Boston before moving to Seattle where he quickly became a well-known face in the comedy scene. His quick wit and high energy performances have garnered him national attention and made him one of the industries comedians to watch.Jay stands out, not only in size, but also in his ability to bring the audience into his own life perspective. His story-telling style is imaginative, colorful, and unexpected.As a featured guest on some of the top rated podcasts in the country, including multiple appearances on Greg Fitzsimmon’s “Fitzdog Radio” and Doug Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies”, Jay has made his mark as a comics comic. He was a special guest on Benson’s “Doug Loves Movies: Live In the Pacific Northwest” podcast which rose to #1 on the iTunes comedy album chart.
Frank Liotti recently came in first place for the second year in a row in the New York division of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, and competed in the finals in Atlanta, Georgia. He also placed first in preliminaries of the Boston Comedy Festival New York Showcase then placed in both the Laughing Devil Comedy Festival and the Long Island Laugh Off. Frank’s been seen playing criminals on multiple episodes of Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Fox TV’s Jonny Zero, Canturbury’s Law with Julianna Margulies, and others. A graduate of Yale School of Drama as well as SUNY Purchase, he landed the cover of The New York Times Arts and Leisure section for the production of “Cats Talk Back”, a mockumentary of life as a cast member within the Broadway hit “Cats”.
Performing on: Wednesday September 19th at 9pm
in Preliminary Round 8 at the Davis Sq Theatre in Somerville MA
Alli Breen is a comedian who lives in Los Angeles. She most recently won the Laughing Stock Comedy Festival in 2011, and continues to perform nightly at clubs and colleges throughout the US and abroad. Come see her live, or find her on youtube, and enjoy her unique take on family life, pop-culture, and world events!
Aaron Berg is a stand-up comic originally from Toronto, who now lives in NYC. He was the 2007 COCA College Comedian of the year and has been nominated for 2 Canadian Comedy Awards. His one man show garnered critical acclaim and played off-Broadway in 2012, and is now in pre-production as a feature film. Aaron has headlined Israel, the UK, Canada and North America and is a regular at most of the top clubs in NYC. Aaron has been a guest star on A & E’s Breakout Kings, MTV’s SKINS and is featured in the upcoming documentary “Universal Language”.
He was in the 2012/2011/2010 South Beach Comedy Festival, the 2011 Laugh Detroit festival, the 2010 New York Underground Comedy Festival, the 2010 World Series of Comedy, the 2009 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival showcase, and Sleepless Night 2009. Forrest was a finalist for the 2007 Comedy Central Open Mic Fight and the 2007. Forrest is a member of The All Organic Comedy Tour. Forrest was featured in a commercial for the Florida Marlins 2009 campaign. He has also appeared in several other television ads, radio ads, on CBS4 news, and WSVN (Deco Drive).
Tyler Fischer is a comedian and actor based in NYC. He acts in TV, film, and theatre, but his focus and main passion in life is stand-up. He has been a regular at The Comic Strip Live for the past year, and was recently passed at a new club called the Underground Lounge. Tyler created and hosted “Cheap Date” comedy show at Union Hall in BK for two years, which was voted one of the best shows in NY by The NY Times and Time Out NY. He now produces/hosts his own stand-up show called “Fresh Fisch” at The PIT. He has opened for: Colin Quinn, Jim Gaffigan, Judah Friedlander, and Janeane Garofalo. Tyler brings tons of energy and variety to his act, and always leaves the audience guessing.
When he’s not catching a nap with his bulldog pup Rickles, Sean Donnelly can be foundperforming nightly in clubs all over NYC and venues up and down the East Coast. In New York he hasperformed at Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines, Comix & StandUp NY. Festivals: New York ComedyFestival and Magners’ Comedy Festival (Boston-2011 finalist) as well as the Bridgetown Comedy Fesitival in Portland. Television appearances: World ofJenks(MTV), Red Eye (Fox News). In addition to performing, Sean produces and hosts a weekly stand up show in Brooklyn. He has been featured in The New York Post & Time-Out NY. Most recently Sean made it to the final four in Carolines March Comedy Madness.
Lisa Corrao never considered being called a SMART-ASS an insult. Ever since kindergarten, she has wanted to make fun of stuff professionally. Now, all grown up and having left her lucrative career as a public middle school teacher, Lisa travels the country doing stand-up. She’s based out of Miami, where she can comfortably be homeless when comedy isn’t paying the bills. Recently, Lisa has performed in Comedy Central’s South Beach Comedy Festival, and The Boston Comedy Festival.
Performing on: Wednesday September 19th at 7pm
in Preliminary Round 7 at the Davis Sq Theatre in Somerville MA