Mike Troy Smith

Brooklyn-Mike

Brooklyn-Mike

Mike Troy Smith is born in Brooklyn, New York. Mike is by far one of the most versatile comedians, not to mention a worldwide entertainer.

Mike has performed stand-up comedy in England, Alaska, Germany, Japan, Italy, and is the only American comedian that hosts a European Comedy Tour “Da Bounce Comedy Tour” in Holland. He also hosts a Caribbean tour in Freeport, Bahamas. Mike has recently performed in Haiti for “Stand Up in Haiti”.

In the States, he’s been seen on two seasons of the “Dave Chappelle Show”, “The Dave Attel Show”, and the “Jon Stewart Show”. He also appeared on NBC’s “Showtime at the Apollo”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”, MTV’s “Snaps”, VH1’s ‘Hard Rock Live”, and Fox’s “Uptown Comedy Club”. read more

Rafi Bastos

Rafi Bastos

With a career spanning over 15 years, and a grasp at raunchy humor that sells out theaters everywhere he goes, Rafinha Bastos is one of the most important and well respected comedians in Brazil. Also an actor and journalist, he is amongst the 30 most watched comedians in the world on YouTube, with videos that have more than 250 million views. With over 11 million followers on Twitter, the New York Times has deemed him one of the most influential people in the world. Bastos is the owner of the biggest comedy club in Latin America (“Comedians” in São Paulo). Since 2010, his achievements in Brazil include the executive production of the Brazilian version of Saturday Night Live, a series of shows on national network television ( “CQC” and “A Liga”). He wrote the script, produced, and directed a show about his own life, “The Life of Rafinha Bastos”, on the FX channel. As if that weren’t enough, he also acted in four other series and eight different films. One of his greater success stories thus far, is having written the script, produced, and acted in “Internet – The Movie”, which after being released in theaters in Brazil, it had its rights bought by Netflix and is one of the most watched movies of the streaming service in the country. Currently based in Los Angeles, he’s a regular performer at major comedy clubs in the city, such as the Laugh Factory and Improv. He also hosts the competition show “Ultimate Beastmaster”, on Netflix. His third stand-up special, “Ultimatum”, an original Netflix production, will be released September 21, 2018. Rafinha’s previous stand-ups were also licensed by the streaming platform, and his very first special, “A Arte do Insulto” – “The Art of the Insult”, was the first local content available on Netflix Brazil in 2011. read more

Jeffrey Paul

Jeff Paul brings a care free, no holds barred attitude, and razor sharp wit to every stage he performs on. No topic is off limits and his unmistakable charm has allowed him to push the limits of comedy for years, making him one of the country’s favourite comedians.  Jeff’s act is based on his life observations, resulting in raw, often embarrassing stories of failed relationships, his physical appearance and drugs and alcohol. He will keep you laughing from start to finish.  In addition to being a Yuk Yuk’s regular, Jeff was selected for New Faces at JFL42 in Toronto, accepted to the Sudbury Comedy Festival (2016, 2017), headlined the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, was chosen twice to showcase for COCA, has been featured twice in the NXNE Festival and can be seen hosting his weekly Dope N’ Mic show at Toronto’s famed Underground Comedy Club. He also founded the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in his hometown of Niagara-on-the-Lake. read more

Bret Raybould

Bret Raybould

Bret Raybould is a comedian, actor, and writer. Born and raised in Kansas, he is now a staple of the New York stand up and sketch comedy scenes. During the week, he performs all over the city and, on weekends, he co-headlines shows all along the east coast as part of the NYC Comedy Invades tour.

He makes up ½ of the Raybould Brothers sketch comedy group–along with his brother and fellow comedian Jordan. Their work has been featured in the Huffington Post, the AV Club, Funny or Die, and CollegeHumor. Please check out–and, hell, even subscribe to–some of their work here. read more

Natalie CuomoNatalie Cuomo

Natalie Cuomo

Natalie Cuomo is an up and coming comedian and can be found performing regularly in New York City. Born and raised in Queens, NY, she began her comedic career performing at Caroline’s on Broadway, New York Comedy Club, and The Comic Strip.

Most recently, Natalie completed a residency in Los Angeles, where she performed consistently at The Comedy Store and Hollywood Improv.

Natalie graduated from the professional conservatory at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting ‘17. She then furthered her studies with Wynn Handman, founder of The American Place Theater. Natalie decided to take the leap into stand up comedy where she found her calling and has not looked back since. read more

Ethan Herschenfeld

Ethan Herschenfeld

Ethan Herschenfeld is an accomplished stand-up comedian, actor, and award winning opera singer. He’s been a guest star on POSE, The Blacklist, Blue BloodsBoardwalk Empire Damages, Deception, Forever, Girls, Gotham, Happy!, High Maintenance, Power, and Unforgettable, and he’s sung at the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and Opera stages around the world. He’s recording his debut comedy album with 800 Pound Gorilla Records in fall of 2019.

In addition to appearing regularly at major comedy clubs in NY, LA, he’s been seen at the Asheville and San Diego Comedy Festivals and at clubs across the country and overseas. read more

Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon

Cory Kahaney

Corey Kahney

Cory Kahaney has been busy. She recently appeared The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, was a hit on the 2016 season of America’s Got Talent and was featured in Catskills on Broadway. Cory has been seen on The Late Show with David Letterman and performed a record 7 times on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Cory is also a regular on The View, Fox & Friends and The Moms.

Ms. Kahaney was named Best Comedian in NYC by Backstage and Best female comedian NYC by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets. And even though she’s had specials on Comedy Central and HBO, her parents still wish she married a doctor! read more

Lynne Koplitz

Lynne Koplitz

Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Koplitz was host of Telepictures’ nationally syndicated dating show Change of Heart, guest host on NBC’s Later, co-host of the Food Network’s How to Boil Water, and co-host of Sony Pictures syndicated talk show Life and Style. Her stand-up has appeared on a number of Comedy Central specials, including Premium Blend and Comedy Central Presents. She performed at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. read more

Toni Nagy

Toni Nagy
Nagy was a finalist for the Sundance Screen Writers lab and is a free-lance writer for Salon, Alternet, Huffington Post, Hairpin, Thought Catalogue and more. Nagy has her own successful blog www.tonibologna.com with over 50,000 views per month on her Facebook Fan page. Nagy is also a stand up comic, and filmmaker. She has written/ edited/directed/ and acted in over 40 sketch comedy videos that together have upwards of 1,000,000 views. Nagy has her BA in philosophy has been a political activist since she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. Nagy was the winner of the New Talent Show Case at the Broadway Comedy Club in NYC. She also has performed at the Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. She produced her own Comedy Special “Stand up for Stuffies. Nagy started her own production company www.cavelightproductions.com