Stand UP NY – Comedy Shows in NYC
Performing Artists :
Tom Cotter, Paul Mecurio, Keith Robinson, Marion Grodin
Tom Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm since finishing in 2nd place on“America’s Got Talent” in 2012. He lost to a dog act, but don’t hold that against him; Tom was the first comedian ever to be a finalist on the show and was the highest finishing human being on the show that year. On August 21st 2013, AGT asked Tom back to perform as a special guest star (along with Train) and then again to host The 2013 AGT Snapple Viewing Party on the Sept 11th episode. Tom is currently shooting a TV pilot for NBC and Freemantle Productions to host a reality series set to air in the winter of 2014.
Tom’s other numerous television an radio credits include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” his very own special “Comedy Central Presents…Tom Cotter,” The Howard Stern Show and, most recently, a third appearance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.” Tom also plays in America’s most famous comedy clubs including, The Improv (chain), Catch a Rising Star, The Gotham Comedy Club and Caroline’s On Broadway just to name a few. Tom has also been featured at The Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Arts Festival and headlining “America’s Got Talent Live” at The Palazzo Las Vegas.
Tom has performed at over 300 colleges and in a wide variety of venues from Alaska to China. His appeal is truly international as he was summoned to London to tour and perform on British Television, and won The Seattle
International Stand-Up Comedy Competition and Boston Comedy Festival as The Boston Herald noted “winning by the largest margin of victory in the history of the event.”
Versatility has allowed Tom to excel in other areas of showbiz as well. His voice has become a familiar staple in commercial voice-overs for many high profile clients including NBC, MTV, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Chevrolet and
Whether it be comedy, voice-overs, or acting Tom Cotter gives it everything he’s got. “If laughter is the best medicine, I yearn to be drugged.”
Paul Mecurio: Paul has won an Emmy Award & Peabody Award (think Pulitzer Prize for broadcasting) and nominated for a second Emmy Award for his work on “The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart.” A graduate of Georgetown Law and former Wall Street Lawyer and Investment Banker, Paul met Jay Leno while on Wall Street who hired him to start writing jokes for “The Tonight Show.” Not long after, Paul left Wall Street to pursue a career as an entertainer, successfully becoming a national headlining comedian and actor, as well as show creator, producer and writer – winning major awards along the way.
Paul has made over two dozen television appearances on such shows as his own Comedy Central Special, “The Late, Late Show,” HBO, “The Tonight Show,” Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Showtime, “Late Night w/Conan O’Brien,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn,” NBC’s “Late Friday,” Comedy Central’s “Dr. Katz,” VH1’s popular clip shows, “Katie Couric” and “Bethenny.” Paul was featured in “The Daily Show” segment, “Second Opinion,” in which he skewered the medical profession playing an HMO representative with a less than sympathetic mindset. He is also a regular contributor on Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and ESPN.
Paul has also performed three times at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Paul has a very popular podcast, “The Paul Mecurio Show,” on iTunes which showcases Paul’s refreshing, in depth, and entertaining interviewing style. Paul has interviewed such “A” list celebrities as Paul McCartney, Jay Leno, Bob Costas, Stephen Colbert, Sugar Ray Leonard and many more. His podcast can be heard here: http://bit.ly/paulmecurio
Paul created, executive produced and starred in the Emmy-Nominated, HBO Sports web series, “Got No Game with Paul Mecurio,” which takes a satiric look at the world of sports through original scripted shows and one-on-one interviews. A segment from the series entitled, “Race In Sports,” was nominated for an Emmy Award in the Outstanding New Approaches – Short Format category. Paul co-created, executive produced, and hosted his own topical sports comedy show, “Sports Central” for Comedy Central. Paul has been seen in a scripted half hour role opposite John Cleese in the ABC sitcom “Wednesday at 9:30”, and starred in the Barry Levinson/Tom Fontana production, “The Joke Show.”
Paul is a regular satirist on “Hannity,” CNN’s “Newsroom,” “Greta,” “The Dylan Ratigan Show” and “Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld.” Paul is also heard by millions of listeners nationwide in his recurring segment, “Paul Mecurio’s Image Makeover” on the nationally syndicated morning radio show, “The Bob & Tom Show,” which is syndicated to over 150 markets and has over 4 million listeners. Paul is currently developing two television shows in which he will star, including a scripted half hour with famed Director/EP Don Scardino (“30 Rock,” “Burt Wonderstone,”). Paul has written, produced and directed five short films, the latest of which, “Gloves,” an off-center dark comedy has been screened at several prestigious film festivals including “The Tribecca Film Festival,” “The Toronto Film Festival,” “The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival” and “The San Sebastian Film Festival” in Spain. Paul also worked on the film “American Buffalo,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Franz based on the award winning David Mamet play of the same name. For more visit www.PaulMecurio.com
Stand UP NY is celebrated for it’s rich history, and exquisite interior and feature only outstanding comedian that have been featured on the industry best comedy shows such as Comedy Central, SNL, Chappelle Show, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and Jimmy Fallon from Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart, Dave Attell, Bill Burr and Louis CK. Stand Up NY is the breeding ground for the biggest and brightest comedian stars of today and tomorrow.Stand Up NY Comedy Club has been recently renovated with a beautiful sleek design, which is very convenient for luxurious famous NYC comedy club. This beautiful crafted design was created by the legendary designer Steve Lewis – includes an sleek elegant VIP section with state of the art media capacity. Stand Up NY Comedy Club is a well arrange with a classic interior and now has been reawakened, recognizing. Stand Up NY is featured as one of the best New York Comedy Clubs in Manhattan.Stand Up NY has multiple comedy shows 7 nights a week and feature some of the freshest acts in the country. This club has some of the future rising stars of the New York City comedy scene and many of the popular comedian faces you will recognize from the television and film.Stand Up NY has develop into NYC leading destination for locals and travelers alike. accompany producers from Comedy Central, HBO, NBC and ABC as you enjoy our delicious authentic Northern Italian cuisine by Serafina on the Upper West Side, indulge in original cocktails by our top notch mixologist and laugh the night away at our All Pro NYC comedy shows. Plus, you never know who will celebrity will be doing a surprise guest spot at Stand UP NY