A New York native, Greer Barnes is no stranger to comedy in NYC. As they say, the best comics oftentimes have the most troubled pasts. Greer’s past includes a spoiled opportunity at playing professional baseball. After being drafted by the San Francisco Giants, Greer suffered a career-ending injury, leading him headfirst into the world of comedy.
Greer’s career goes well beyond the live comedy stage. Mr. Barnes has earned credits as a feature film actor in For the Love of the Game; a sports film where Greer was able to combine his love of all things baseball with his love of performing. As with many successful comics, Greer has a slew of Comedy Central appearances. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, Premium Blend, as well as In Living Color, and even has his own Comedy Central Presents special on, you guessed it, Comedy Central. He’s also made the rounds of latenight television; appearing on CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman. To round out the majority of broadcast network television channels, Greer was a regular contributor to NBC’s Carson Daly.
Greer Barnes has also made a name for himself in the world of advertising. He spends a considerable amount of time every year shooting commercials for some of your favorite brands! His prior baseball injury didn’t keep him from the sports scene. In fact, many of his commercials are for the NFL and the NBA.
Some of Greer’s favorite venues to perform his improv comedy routine include the Comedy Cellar, Eastville Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand UP NY. As a local, Greer Barnes definitely makes the rounds, always looking for fresh venues to perform his routines prior to filming TV specials or hitting the road on a tour. Keeping up with Greer’s schedule can be tricky, so be sure to bookmark Best Comedy Tickets’ NYC Comedy Schedule; constantly updated with shows that offer BCT online ticketing! Enjoy the convenience of turning your smartphone into a ticket and skip the line at the door!