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”.