Katie Morrissey is an animated comedian with a knack for delivering the unexpected. Most nights she is in New York City delivering her conversational comedy in shady comedy club basements. Featured recently in the 6th Borough Comedy Festival, Katie also produces an on-going show at the People's Improv Theater in NYC. Katie was raised in Cleveland Ohio, affectionately known as the mistake on the lake. Being a mistake herself, she learned from an early age how to laugh at herself. Katie engages audiences with her openness and an attitude that continues to make her mother uncomfortable.
Chris Shurr is a trans stand-up comedian based out of Brooklyn. She’s performed in places including, Broadway Comedy Club, Stonewall Inn, Tiny Cupboard and Mohegan
Tess Tregellas is an actor, comedian, writer, and avid list maker. She is also aware that you have no idea how to pronounce her last name. She has performed stand up comedy all over NYC and has appeared in shows with Jerry Seinfeld and Jim Gaffigan. She has been featured on Funny or Die. She has written, produced, directed and performed in her short films “Left to Your Own Devices” and “The Cell Phone Block Tango” that have won awards at film festivals across the country. Currently, she produces, hosts and performs in virtual comedy shows for a company called Humor That Works. From her training at The Second City and UCB, she has created sketches and characters for her social media accounts. You can follow her on Instagram @tesstreg and check out her Youtube Channel for weekly sketches.
Miles Mortali is a stand up comic out of Southern Connecticut. His eclectic mix of observational humor, story telling, and awkward asides keeps audiences on their toes and laughing, while giving them a chance to see life through his eyes.
Bio: A Hartford, CT native, Vince Berry left his opera studies The Hartt School of Music to pursue a career in the wild world of professional wrestling. For over eleven years Vince has served as the Voice of Pro Wrestling in the Northeast; performing as a ring announcer, interviewer, and color commentator. He literally began his comedy career in a basement, The Reginald Kingsley Comedy Cellar, and is just happy to be performing aboveground for once. Vince currently hosts The WAR Report Pro Wrestling Podcast and irregularly uploads to his own YouTube channel. He can be found online @ohsnapvince on Instagram, YouTube, and most other platforms.
Clare Livingston is a standup comedian currently based in Norwalk, CT. You may have seen her checking guests in to past FCC shows and guiding people to the hotel restrooms (through the sliding glass doors and to the left of the front desk in the lobby). She has epilepsy and a bougie white golden retriever named after artist Winslow Homer. In 2009, she was a runner-up in a national competition of bubble wrap-based inventions, to which she submitted a rap over the sound of popping bubble wrap titled "Bubble Rap". She's been riding that high ever since.
RICKY VELEZ is a New-York based actor and stand-up comedian who was named one of Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch"; Most recently, he appeared alongside Pete Davidson in Judd Apatow's film, THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND. He has appeared in the HBO series, CRASHING, was a correspondent on Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE, and he has appeared on Netflix’s MASTER OF NONE and Comedy Central’s THIS WEEK AT THE COMEDY CELLAR. As a comic, RICKY was named "New York's Funniest Comedian" by Caroline's Comedy Club and was featured in Comedy Central's and The New York Comedy Festival's Fifth annual "Comics to Watch".
Dante Nero is a comedian, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. A trained martial artist, Nero dabbled in various fields before turning to comedy. He earned a fencing scholarship to SUNY New Paltz, before working for a phone company and serving as a bouncer and an exotic dancer. In 2001, Dante turned to a different sort of performance: stand up comedy. He quickly made a name for himself, working with established and successful comics like Tracy Morgan and Mike Epps. He co-hosted The Black Phillip Show with Patrice O’Neal, a relationship advice show on Sirius XM Radio. Dante has appeared on The Opie & Anthony Channel, Hot 97, and Chappelle’s Show. An accomplished actor, Dante has appeared on Z Rock on IFC, Damages on FX, and the popular series Fringe on FOX. Recently, Nero had a role in the NBC crime drama, The Blacklist.
Peabody Award winning Netflix comedy show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. Named to TIME's "100 Most Influential People in the World," Minhaj originally rose to prominence as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show. He has gone on to host the White House Correspondents' Dinner and air his own critically-acclaimed one-hour Netflix comedy special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King.
Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke writers in the scene today. He is a regular on Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, where he appears frequently when not touring cities across the nation. He was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2011 and has performed multiple stand-up sets on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late, Late Show with James Corden and Conan. He’s also had stints on Last Comic Standing, America’s Got Talent, @midnight with Chris Hardwick, and Inside Amy Schumer. In February 2020, Morril released his 3 rd stand-up special for Comedy Central, I Got This on their YouTube channel and received over 1.5 million views within the first two weeks. Morril then later released it as a comedy album with 800 Pound Gorilla Records. In 2015, the comedian recorded his debut album, Class Act, with Comedy Central Records, which went to #1 on iTunes and made numerous top 10 lists and appeared on season four of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour. His first one hour special, Amy Schumer Presents Sam Morril: Positive Influence premiered on Comedy Central in 2018. Morril was the host of his very own show on MSG called People Talking Sports, which ran for two seasons and received an Emmy® nomination. Morril also has a cameo in the Academy Award nominated film, Joker.
An Indian American born and raised in Texas,Akaash Singh is a nationally touring stand up comedian who is quickly working his way up to becoming a household name. His comedy is driven by cultural differences, an intense pride in his upbringing, and a desire to challenge the audience. He has been featured on HBO’s The Leftovers; several shows on MTV, and can currently be seen on the Netflix show "Brown Nation", as well as the new MTV show "Safeword"
Liz Miele, originally from New Jersey, started doing stand-up at 16 in New York City. At 18 she was profiled in The New Yorker Magazine, at 22 she appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” She recently appeared on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live” and Hulu’s “Coming To The Stage” and was profiled in the March 2015 issue of Runner’s World. She regularly tours with the “Nobodies of Comedy” and Armed Forces Entertainment and just finished performing on a book tour for Chris McDougall, author of “Born to Run.” Her joke “Feminist Sex Positions” went viral both on YouTube and Upworthy.com. She just completed writing and producing season one of her animated web series “Damaged,” voiced by great comics including, Maz Jobrani, Hari Kondabolu, Ted Alexandro, Dean Edwards, DC Benny, Joe Machi and so many more. She also co-produced and co-starred in 40 episodes of a web series called “Apt C3” with fellow comic, Carmen Lynch and fashion photographer, Chris Vongsawat. Liz recently released her debut comedy album, “Emotionally Exhausting” on iTunes and Amazon.
Sean Donnelly is a comedian. Sean Donnelly grew up in NY and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and dog Rickles. Sean has a beard and loves making people laugh.
Yamaneika Saunders has been captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence for over a decade across the entire country. Born and raised in Maryland, Yamaneika has since tackled both the New York and LA comedy scenes by combining her high energy improv skills with a unique vulnerable perspective on life. This mix forces her to go beyond the typical humor one would expect to hear, and allows her to connect to audiences from any background. Yamaneika is one of the stars of Oxygen’s “Funny Girls” series, as well as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing, cast member of Comedy Central’s Insecurity and was featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live.
Actor, comedian, and writer James Goff was born and raised in the South Bronx of New York City. In just a short time in the business, James has demonstrated the unique ability to bridge the gap between any audience, and connect with them on a level that makes them feel they've known him for years. Not only has he worked with some of the best in the business, James Goff's appearances also include Gotham Comedy Live, Comedy Central's Open Mic Fight, Sirius Radio, and a performance for Superbowl XLII Champions The New York Giants. When he's not headlining around the country, James is producing a weekly podcast, The Force 2 Care Podcast, centered around surviving parenthood and speaking to at risk youth about overcoming life's obstacles.
Pete Davidson has established himself as one of today’s most sought-after comedians and is making a name for himself on both the big and small screen. Davidson can be seen on SNL, PETE DAVIDSON: ALIVE FROM NEW YORK, THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND, and BIG TIME ADOLESCENCE.
Never heard of him? Good. He likes it that way. Never forget him? Very likely after you see him live. Is he one of our generations best comics? Not even close. Could he become one? You'd be smart not to bet against him. He's won contests and festivals, he's performed in arenas, theaters, comedy clubs, universities, banquet halls, bars, restaurants, bowling alleys, military bases, tents..even an airport lounge. It's all part of his journey...one that's seen him open for great comics like Russell Brand, Tracy Morgan, Dave Attell, Doug Stanhope, Jim Breuer, Nick DiPaolo, Jamie Kennedy, Adam Devine, Pauly Shore, Steve-O, Loni Love, Bert Kriescher, Lenny Clarke, Adam Ray, April Macie, Deon Cole, Michael Che, Mike Hanley and more... A capable closer in his own right, you may have already seen him headline places like Foxwoods Casino, Comix Comedy Club, Madison Theater, Funnybone and many many more. From corporate work, to clubs, colleges, theaters and arenas....don't miss your chance to see this comedian live..someday you may be bragging about it to your friends
Ron Nobles is a New York City based stand-up comedian. He is originally from a small town south of Buffalo called Gerry, NY. Ron is a regular in the New York City comedy scene. He can be seen at the world famous Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up New York, The Village Lantern, and Caroline’s on Broadway. Ron also performs at colleges and clubs all over the country. He’s a clean-cut every man with a knack for storytelling. He currently resides in New York with is boxer Tony.
Gianmarco Soresi recently appeared alongside Tracy Morgan on TBS' The Last O.G. He's headlined Carolines for their Breakout Artist Comedy Series, Stand Up NY, Gotham Lounge, Yonkers Comedy Club, Comedy Sportz, Featured at Governor's Brokerage, Hu Ke Lau, del Lago Casino, and loves nothing more than to work out jokes at The Grisly Pear. As an actor, he's appeared on ABC's Deception, CBS' Blue Bloods, TruTV's Hack My Life, YouTube's Matza Pizza, and more. He just wrapped his Off-Broadway stand up play Less Than 50% at 59E59 Theaters.
Dave Sheehan is a lifelong resident of the New Haven, CT, area and has been a comedy regular in the northeastern US for 15 years. He has been featured in the Finger Lakes Comedy Festival and is a finalist in the Funniest Comic In Connecticut competition."
Maximilian Spinelli is an NYC-based comedian, actor, writer and all-around peach of a human being. Blending together a style that is both conversational and confrontational, he’s built a brand that can only be described as “Premium Trash Bag”. In 2019, he competed in the Comedy Mob Festival, Stand Up NBC, and was the winner of the Sloshed Stand Up competition. A passed comic at the Comic Strip in the Upper East Side, co-producer of the monthly Tell You What Comedy Show, and writer/producer/star of a recent pilot, he’s more than just the guy you’ve seen in the background of several canceled network TV shows. You’ve also seen him at your local cafe saying things like “What percent cacao is this?” and “Timothée Chalamet stole my career!”
ommy DeFilippo is a stand-up comedian who has performed in New York City and Connecticut. Born into an Italian-American family from Bridgeport, CT, Tommy’s favorite comic growing up was Sebastian Maniscalco who helped him realize he too had embarrassing family stories to share. Tommy is also the creator of Trumbull Memes (@trumbullmemes), a popular social media account and brand based in Fairfield County, Connecticut that connects local residents to the community through comedy and shared interests. Created in 2017, Tommy took the idea of making fun of where you're from to a whole new level. Trumbull Memes has since gained a cult following and further ignited Tommy’s introduction to the stand-up comedy circuit.