COMEDIANS

Ryan Brauth is the house emcee and regular fan favorite at COMIX Mohegan Sun in CT. When he isn't performing at COMIX, he can be seen all over the Northeast from New York to Maine and everywhere in between at some of the biggest clubs including Rhode Island Comedy Connection, City Steam and Funnybone Hartford, Nick's Comedy Stop in Boston, Headliners Comedy in New Hampshire and Maine, and also New York Comedy Club in Manhattan. Ryan regularly works w/ the some of the biggest acts in comedy including Dave Attell, David Koechner, April Macie, Paul Mecurio, Big Jay Oakerson, Bert Kreisher, and also tours w/ Josh Wolf. Ryan also runs the COMIX Craft Comedy Series where he takes over local breweries for a night of hilarious laughs and delicious craft beers.
Maddy Smith is a NYC-based stand up comedian and writer. She regularly appears as both an MC and comic throughout the city and its surrounding region. Maddy has performed at the Rochester Fringe Festival and Hoboken Comedy Festival, was a finalist in both the Finger Lakes Comedy Festival (Ithaca) and the Stand Up NY Festival (Manhattan), and a semi-finalist in the New York Comedy Club competition. In 2017 Maddy took up roasting — she won first place in the “You Look Like” roast battle competition at the Memphis Comedy Festival is now ranked #3 at The Stand Comedy Club (NYC) weekly RoastMasters show after taking second place in the 2018 winter tournament. Maddy’s writing has appeared in McSweeney’s and of course in her own wildly successful YouTube-based webseries NYC Pads.
Catherine Zini is a stand up comedian originally from Philadelphia. She has performed in New York's Laughing Devil and Cinderblock festivals, as well as the Cape Fear Comedy Festival in North Carolina. She is the co-host of the comedic web series Pitchin' Bits!, and co-producer of Brooklyn's Working Title Comedy Show. She frequently performs in NYCC’s roast battles and is the creator/organizer of the annual "Best Medicine" charity stand up show benefitting the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
Dan Wickes is a NYC comedian orginally from Long Island. You can catch him throughout the city and at the shows he produces, Popped Collar Comedy and Stationary Circus. He likes Oreos and chicken wings.
One of NY’s brightest and funniest young comedians, Sam Evans is a comic originally from Cincinnati Ohio. After winning the 2012 Funniest Person in Cincinnati competition, Sam relocated to New York City in order to pursue comedy further. He was rewarded in 2014 when he was selected as on of the New Faces at Just For laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He has been featured on Sirius XM and the Audible comedy podcast “Sounds Like America”
Kendra Dawsey is an up and coming standup comic who has performed in clubs and showcases in NYC and all over New England. She was recently accepted into the Portland Maine Comedy Festival, the Midwest Queer Comedy Festival and has been a featured comic on the Sirius XM radio program Paid or Pain. Kendra garners humor from her identity and experiences by blending anecdote with higher concepts. Never too proud to laugh at herself, Kendra endears audiences by inviting them to laugh with her.
James Pontillo is a comedian from Queens New York . He is also producer of the monthly IOU comedy show in Williamsburg and one of the producers of New York Comedy Club Roast Battle . He does comedy all over the city and recently opened for Joey Gay and Dave Sirus at The Philadelphia comedy club . He is also one of the countries top roasters and main events roast battle often . He’s recently performed at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles , Skankfest in Brooklyn and will be appearing at Fairfield Comedy Club in a few weeks