Stand UP NY – Comedy Shows in NYC
Performing Artists :
Greer Barnes, Modi, Keith Robinson, Paul Mecurio, Yamaneika Saunders
Greer Barnes was born in the Bronx, New York City. Raised by his mother and Jewish stepfather, Greer received his Bar Mitzvah at age thirteen. Athletics led Greer to baseball in which he excelled. Having been scouted by the San Francisco Giants he seemed to be on his way until he suffered a career ending injury at age eighteen. Following his second dream of stand up comedy, Greer was quickly noticed and began headlining at clubs and colleges across the country. Greer has done commercial work for both the NBA and the NFL. His television credits include, “In Living Color”, “The Late Show with Carson Daly”, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”, “The Late Show with David Letterman”, and “Chappelle’s Show”, to name a few. Greer was able to combine both his love for baseball and acting when he appeared with Kevin Costner in the film “For the Love of the Game”. His first “Comedy Central Presents” half-hour special premiered in 2009.
Voted one of the “Top 10 Comedians” in New York City by the Hollywood Reporter and BackStage, Modi is one of the comedy circuit’s hottest young comedians. Amelia David of BackStage raves, “Modi has a young Sid Caesar-esque talent for creating accents and characters, making him appeal to a diverse market.” According to the Los Angeles Times, Modi is “versatile and quick on his feet. He can read an audience in a beat and improvise so nimbly that he keeps any audience, regardless of age, race and gender, laughing.” Modi has been featured in the New York Times, TIME OUT NY, the New York Post, Lifestyles Magazine and the Friars Epistle. He has also contributed to “Fashion Police” in US Magazine.Modi has appeared on CBS’s CSI: NY, HBO’s The Sopranos, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn and The USO Live Tour, E! Entertainment’s Howard Stern Show, Oxygen’s Can You Tell, NBC’s Friday Night Videos, BET’s 10th Anniversary of Comic View, METRO Channel’s New Joke City with Robert Klein. Modi was also cast in a lead role in a pilot for Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor’s sitcom on CBS. Modi has played leading roles in two films: Waiting for Woody Allen, which won the 2004 LA Film Festival, and Stand Up, a feature length film released in 2006. According to Variety, Modi delivers a “naturally funny performance with a tremendous amount of energy on screen.” Modi has also appeared in Our Italian Husband with Chevy Chase and Brooke Shields; The Perfect Christmas with Queen Latifah; National Lampoon’s One, Two Many; and Ira & Abby. Modi is a regular at the New York and Los Angeles comedy clubs and headlines around the country. He has also gone on tour in the United Kingdom, Holland and Israel and regularly performs at comedy festivals and special venues, including Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. corporations and fundraisers From roasting CEOs to launching a product lines, Modi performs for audiences at corporations and charities around the country, including Microsoft, United Way, AT&T, J.P Morgan Chase, Hoffmann-La Roche, Radio Disney, Time Warner, Juvenile Diabetes Association, UJA, Jewish Federation, American Heart Association, and Brady Gun Control Project. He is also a regular on the Chabad Telethon. Event planners are constantly raving about and referring Modi.
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