Comedians


KRYSTYNA HUTCHINSON is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer based in New York City. She is the co-host of the critically acclaimed GUYS WE F*CKED: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast with her comedy partner, Corinne Fisher. Together, the duo has been written up by Vogue, Esquire, The Huffington Post, Cosmo and Elle to name a few, as well as appearances on CNN, NBC and the TEDx Stage. Their debut comedy special, OUR SPECIAL DAY, was released in February of this year on YouTube. In addition to podcasting accolades, Krystyna has appeared on Netflix's Master of None and Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening.
Dov Davidoff currently appears on HBO’s Crashing and NBC’s Shades of Blue with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta. He’s been seen on The Tonight Show and Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel as well as a lead role alongside Mark Wahlberg in the Movie Invincible. He’s done a comedy special for Comedy Central and Showtime, and recently had a memoir published by St. Martin’s Press entitled ‘Road Dog’, life and reflections of a standup comic from the road.
Justin Silver is stand up comedian, actor, TV host, podcast host, and published author with a self-prodding, open book style that can be served across any stage of his work. He can be seen on tour in America's favorite comedy clubs. He recently appeared in High Fidelity (Hulu), Blue Bloods (CBS), The Sinner (Netflix), Dwell. He's co-host of the popular podcast "Himbos" and is a regular on Comedy Central Radio’s "The Bonfire". Justin is also founder and host of the non-profit comedy charity Funny For Fido, where the country's top comedians perform to raise money for dog shelters. He's also appeared in Law & Order and in dozens of morning shows and articles including Live with Kelly and Michael, Rachel Ray, The Today Show, The Talk, CBS This Morning, Hollywood Extra, The New York Times, New York Lifestyles Magazine, The New York Post, FOX News, The Daily News, The Post, Daily Shot with Ali Wentworth, People Magazine, Inked Magazine, and many more.
Negin Farsad was named one of the 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post, one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper Magazine, and was selected as a TEDFellow and gave a TEDTalk for her work in social justice comedy. She is author of the Thurber Prize-nominated book How to Make White People Laugh and host of the podcast Fake the Nation on the Earwolf network. You can see her on the upcoming season of HBO’s High Maintenance, as a regular on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, or read her op-eds in The Guardian, Oprah Mag, and other publications. She is the filmmaker behind the Amazon & Netflix feature films The Muslims Are Coming! (with Jon Stewart), 3rd Street Blackout (with Ed Weeks & John Hodgman), and Nerdcore Rising (with Weird Al Yankovic). She started her comedy career as a Cornell and Columbia-educated policy advisor for the City of New York.
With a career spanning over 37 years, comedy veteran Brad Upton is just getting started. The former fourth grade teacher and part-time track coach is seeing a resurgence unlike anyone else. His 2019 Dry Bar comedy special, “Boomer Triggers Gen-Z Snowflakes,” with 16.1 million views on YouTube, is the 2nd most viewed comedy special on the planet. The viral phenomenon sent the album to #1 on the iTunes Charts and drove his ensuing special “I’m Not Done Yet” to new heights. Collectively, the clips and full specials have garnered well over 200 million views across all platforms and continue to build momentum from newfound fans all across the country. Over his storied career, Brad has appeared with legendary acts like Jeff Foxworthy, Neal McCoy, Kenny Rogers, Lewis Black, Dolly Parton, George Jones, and even now continues to tour with music icon Johnny Mathis. In 2019, he drew the attention of the iconic Grand Ole Opry, where he’s had the honor to step into the circle multiple times becoming a regular guest.
Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comic and host of NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy, trivia show Ask Me Another where she interviews and plays silly games with Sir Patrick Stewart, Terry Crews, Awkwafina, Roxane Gay, Jessica Walter, Nick Kroll, Tony Hawk, Sasha Velour, Julia Stiles, Lewis Black, Uzo Aduba, Ethan Hawke and more. She has appeared on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, The Late Late Show, The New Yorker Festival, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Today Show, and VH-1, and more Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon and iTunes. She also is a regular host and teller with The Moth and her stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour and in their best-selling books, including the most recent: Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible. Ophira’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy was optioned for a feature film
LeClerc Andre made his first splash on the scene as a featured new face at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Since then, he has made his network television debut on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and continues to work clubs and colleges across the country. He recorded his first comedy album, I am LeClerc, live at New York Comedy Club in the Spring and it is set to release this winter.
Stand-up comic and Emmy-nominated writer (Saturday Night Live) SAM JAY can currently be seen on HBO’s Pause with Sam Jay, a weekly late-night series on which she serves as Host and Executive Producer, and is currently in production on its second season. She will next be seen on the upcoming Peacock series Bust Down. In 2020, she debuted her first one-hour stand up special Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning on Netflix. In 2019, Sam made her Netflix debut on The Comedy Lineup and released her album Donna’s Daughter through Comedy Central Records. Donna's Daughter was produced by Coach Tea and contains sporadic beats and "skit-like" interludes that make it sound as much like a hip-hop mixtape as it does a standup record. Also in 2018, Sam wrote for The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards and the MTV Movie & TV Awards. Sam’s 2018 TV credits include a recurring role on TV Land’s Nobodies and a guest star in Season 5 of Comedy Central’s Broad City. In 2017, Sam was a standout of the Just For Laughs: New Faces. She was the host of Ricking Morty, the Rick and Morty post-show on Adult Swim and she was a cast member of MTV’s SafeWord. Sam made her late-night television debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! and her half-hour stand-up Comedy Central Presents premiered in 2017 to rave reviews. Sam was named as one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch for 2018 and Comedy Central Comics to Watch in 2015 and has performed internationally at comedy clubs and festivals including the Vodafone Dublin Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Festival, 208 Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Portland’s Bridgetown Festival, The Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Boston’s Women In Comedy Festival, among others. Sam’s television credits also include a part in the award-winning film Pinsky, Starz’s Take My Wife, Comedy Central’s White Flight, Crank Yankers, and The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail; as well as Viceland’s Party Legends and Flophouse.
Mia Jackson is a bonafide Georgia peach (that's Georgian for “native”) and self proclaimed know-it-all. 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 NickMom's Night Out, Viceland and was a semi-finalist on Season 9 of NBC's Last Comic Standing. She has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and the movie Mother's Day. In 2017, she was named a New Face at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Atlanta's Creative Loafing named her the city's Best Stand-Up. Smart, funny, and versatile, Mia entertains all types of crowds.
Bilingual entertainer Andrew Kennedy is one of the most hysterical comedians today. Raised in South America by a Colombian mother and British father, this entertainer promotes cultural diversity through comedy. He developed, produced, and starred in his very own television pilot, "Related by Marriage", on CBS, which was based on his comedy and life. His half-hour Comedy Central Presents special was voted one of the network's top 20, and he has two appearances on Gotham Comedy Live AXSTV. One of the best bilingual comedians in the US today, his first album, "Almost Black", was released by Comedy Dynamics.
Ryan Brown is a comedian and writer raised in North Carolina, currently based in New York where he resides on the Upper East Side. Ryan disarms audiences with a playful, casual demeanor and wins them over with well-crafted jokes fueled by his child-like curiosity. His humor doesn’t go over your head but will get inside it. He can be seen performing at bars and clubs around the city including Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway and more. Outside of NYC, Ryan tours the east coast as one of the founders of the Escape From New York Comedy Tour and has been featured in numerous festivals including Cape Fear, Laugh Your Asheville Off and Oak City. His stand up clips and sketches have made him a recurring finalist on the comedy streaming app Laugh Exchange and over the course of his career he’s worked with such notable comics as Dave Attell, JB Smoove, TJ Miller, Charlie Murphy & more. Ryan also writes for the advertising agency EP + Co, creating broadcast, digital and social media content for major brands like PUMA, Denny’s, Men’s Wearhouse, Lenovo and more.
Juan is a stand up comedian, writer and occasional nude model. His comedy has been described as "Larry David meets Sofia Vergara", a thing he takes as a big compliment. He is a long time writer and performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and a former on screen talent for FLAMA, Univision's bilingual digital platform where his viral videos were viewed over 20 million times. He has written for McSweeney's and his work was featured in Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Latina Magazine, Time Out NY and The New York Times. He is originally from Uruguay (the other Paraguay).
Through his excellent storytelling and unique style, Shayne Smith is quickly becoming one of the most talked-about comedians on the scene. He most recently self-released a half-hour special “Alligator Boys” and previously released an hour-long special “Prison for Wizards” on YouTube and Facebook, which has amassed over 32 million views.
Matthew Friend is an old soul living inside a 23-year-old comedian/actor/impressionist's body. Matthew graduated from NYU’s Gallatin School in 2020, but his love of comedy and entertainment was sparked when he was four years old. He had watched Austin Powers (yes, as a four-year-old) and started mimicking the characters’ voices—and the rest was history. To date, Matthew has over 420K followers on TikTok. He has appeared on the Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, NBC’s New York Live TV, Good Day LA, Good Day NY, Good Morning Washington, and WGN. In 2019, Matthew won Kenan Thompson’s Ultimate Comedy Experience at Carolines on Broadway. His professional experience includes hosting HQ Trivia, performing at corporate events, and doing stand-up comedy throughout the country. Matthew’s repertoire includes more than 250 impressions ranging from Rami Malek to Timothee Chalamet. His favorite impression at the moment is Jennifer Coolidge. Matt recently headlined a sold out crowd at Carolines on Broadway as part of Carolines' Breakout Artist Series.
Robyn Jaffe is a New York City based comedian. She performs at clubs across the city. She’ll recap her dating disasters, talk current events with a twist, and let you in on what it’s really like to teach sex education to middle school students. Her apartment is small, her Jewish parents are proud, and her dates dread being named in her act. She keeps her followers entertained by sharing her jokes weekly each Sunday night during "Pajamedy" on instagram. Follow her on twitter @rjaffejokes.
Talent Harris is a former class clown from long island, NY who currently resides in Brooklyn. He performs every Wednesday night at bowery electric, located in NYC’s lower east side. He may have been born to tell jokes. Harris is the son of the New York King of comedy of the same name, Talent, who’s been featured on Comedy Central, BET, Showtime, and HBO. When Harris isn’t on stage he is writing comedy sketches with his peers or making tik toks of which he has over 2 million views.
Rachel Williams is a stand up comedian from Long Island, NY who started her comedy career right out of college. Now you can catch her performing stand up almost every night all over the city. She’s been on SiriusXM, a part of the 2022 New York Comedy Festival and a featured performer at the 2023 Rogue Island Comedy Festival. See all her most recent work @wachelrilliams on all social media platforms.