Big Jay Oakerson Tapes New Crowd Work Series for NBC Seeso

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Big Jay Oakerson Launching Original Series with NBC Universal

Big Jay Oakerson is launching his own original series alongside NBC’s premiere of Seeso, a brand new comedy streaming service airing early next year. The show’s called: What’s Your Fucking Deal, and it’s where Oakerson will get the chance to highlight his brutally funny crowd work alongside co-host Ardie Fuqua.


Now, the show may be new, but the concept has been years in the making. Oakerson says him and Fuqua used to try and find new ways to entertain the crowd after a long night of jokes. The duo would grab the last set, one would stay on stage, the other would head into the crowd — and from there they would just talk, and along the way pick on some audience members they’d made friends with throughout the night. Oakerson and Fuqua went on to do the show at the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival a couple years back and impressed many. They later went on to pitch, and sell the show to NBC Universal, which will air the show exclusively on Seeso this coming January. read more

New York Comedy Festival 2015: Friday Lineup

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The New York Comedy Festival Continues with another great lineup this Friday November 13, 2015.

Kill Me Now With Judy Gold

Featuring Lauren Hennesey, Lynne Kopolitz & Steven Schirrpa

Carolines On Broadway


The Gramercy Theatre

Joel Creasey Live

Laurie Beechman Theater

Week at the Creek: Bonnie McFarlane

The Creek and The Cave

Iliza Shlesinger

NYU Skirball Center

Norm Macdonald

Carolines On Broadway

Homeschooled: A Comedic Lecture Series

Union Hall

Best of UCBT Sketch

UCB Theatre Chelsea

John Leguizamo in Conversation

92nd Street Y read more



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The Standing Room opened it’s doors Thursday night to new guests, and old patrons of The Stand NYC, for an all around good time in Long Island City, Queens. Amy Hawthorne, one of the city’s best comedy producers, helped put the grand opening together. The debut show featured Big Jay Oakerson, Judah Friedlander, Chris Distefano, and Monroe Martin among others.

The club is the brainchild of Patrick Milligan, Cris Italia, Paul Italia, and David Kimowitz, the same geniuses who brought you The Stand NYC. The new club sits just on the other side of the East River, inside the newly renovated space that was The Laughing Devil comedy club. The Standing Room’s showroom seats about 35, but there obviously some standing room to pack more in if necessary. read more

Big Jay Oakerson Reveals That Club Owner Tries to Ban Him from All NYC Comedy Clubs

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Big Jay Oakerson Reveals That Club Owner Tries to Ban Him from All NYC Comedy Clubs in New York After Confrontation with Unruly Customers

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Big Jay Oakerson recently he  stated in his social media that  a confrontation took place at  The Comic Strip Live comedy  club located on the Upper  East Side. He said that  William Stephenson, another  stand up comedian, was the  host and a couple in the  audience was heckling Mr.  Stephenson and were being  some disorderly. After  Stephenson got fed up with  that couple, a verbal  fight took place. Stephenson,  being older than the women boyfriend, almost came to blows. The security of the club did nothing and Oakerson decided to step in to stop a potential fight. The owner of the club freaked out on him, banning him not just from the club but also threatened to call other comedy club and convince them to do the same. read more

Big Jay Oakerson gets some Big News on the Legion of Skanks Podcast

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By James Lang

It’s no secret that Big Jay Oakerson is a natural with crowds; looking perfectly at home in almost any comedic setting, include his comedy shows in NYC. He’s one of the funniest comedians in the country. So what’s the best way to pop the champagne and celebrate a comedian’s milestone with one of comedy’s biggest up and comers? Big Jay’s agent and the co-hosts at the Podcast “Legion of Skanks” decided to ambush Big Jay with some exciting news, live during one of their legendary podcasts. read more

Cut Throat Comedy Tickets


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The Cutting Room Presents:

Cut-Throat Comedy

Tue, February 17, 2015

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm read more