Hosting the laughfest since its launch in 2002, Mike McDonald has been knocking crowds dead as a full time stand-up comedian for years, and in 50 countries around the world. Having shared comedic line-ups with legends like Robin Williams and Steven Wright, McDonald is a two-time Ace Award winner, and has appeared on HBO's Downtown Productions, Showtime, A&E's Comedy on the Road, Comic Strip Live, MTV's Half-hour Comedy Hour, and the Comedy Channel. In addition to having earned all his cub scout badges, McDonald once stopped some little kids from crying by taking away a guy's trombone.
Nick Di Paolo
Nick Di Paolo has had 3 comedy central specials, a critically acclaimed one-hour Showtime special "Raw Nerve", his latest one-hour DVD is the hilarious Another Senseless Killing. He's a regular on Fx's Louie and Inside Amy Schumer.
The Winnipeg Press said it best: “Gentle as a starved wolverine and as predictable as a tipsy-hop through a minefield”. Nick Di Paolo’s honest and acerbic comedy has made him a sought after voice on stage, television and radio for years and earned him two Emmy Nominations for writing.
Christine Hurley loves what she does…making people laugh! Married to Jimmy Hurley and having five kids, Christine is never at a loss for comedic material.
Like any great comedian, Christine has an innate ability to see humor in "everyday" situations. For years, she entertained family, friends and neighbors in their kitchens, at barbeques and the grocery store aisles. The only difference now is she uses a microphone and a stage.
Her stories and views on motherhood and marriage are exactly what everyone is living through…people get it and love it!
Comedian Paul D'Angelo is a former assistant district attorney and criminal-defense trial attorney who has simultaneously become one of the country's top stand-up comedians.
Paul has opened for over sixty internationally known acts, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Tony Bennett, The Beach Boys, Chicago, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lyle Lovett, George Carlin and Dennis Miller. He has entertained hundreds of prominent corporate clients including Ford Motor Co., Sony Music Corp., Hewlett-Packard Corp., Nike-Bauer International, Fidelity Investments, Bike Athletic Corp., CVS/Caremark Inc., American & Delta Airlines and the Burger King Corp. and has been a national finalist in numerous comedy contests, as well as being named "Boston's Best Comedian" by Boston Magazine.
As a newcomer to the comedy scene, Graig is wowing audiences with his impressions of local sports owners and players and can keep the laughs coming with his talented wit. Come see Boston’s Up and Coming Star performer.
Graig started out in comedy by using his impressions of sports and television personalities but has now grown into a quick witted act of everyday humor. Along with working every venue possible throughout New England, he has also appeared many times at the Comix Comedy Club at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Riviera Casino in Las Vegas and the Ft. Lauderdale Improv. Graig has opened for many of the nations top comedians including Tom Cotter, Lenny Clarke, Jeffrey Ross, Gary Gulman and Tom Pap.
Wendy Liebman took a class called "How to be a Stand-up Comedian" at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education in 1985. Since then she’s performed on Carson, Letterman, Leno, Fallon, Kimmel, Ferguson, and Hollywood Squares, and in clubs throughout North America.
Wendy has done specials for HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime, and was a Semi-Finalist on NBC’s America's Got Talent, Season 9.
She lives in Los Angeles with her family and JJ, her funny rescue dog, and produces “Locally Grown Comedy” at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City, a monthly show featuring the best stand-ups around.
Check out her DVD “Wendy Liebman: Taller on TV” on Amazon.
Joe is a NY-based comedian, writer and actor who’s performed on CONAN, LETTERMAN, had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central and was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing.
He’s starred in commercials for ESPN and CAPTAIN MORGAN and his podcast TUESDAYS WITH STORIES, that he hosts with comedian Mark Normand. gets 25,000 downloads a week.
His album, “Are You Mad at Me?” released through Comedy Central records premiered at #1 on iTunes. He’s currently opening for Louis CK.
Tony V has been a National Headline Comedian for some time now. He enjoys it very much along with long walks on the beach, a good cigar and the occasional slice of pie.
Tony’s credits include, Late Night w/ Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central, HBO. The TV series Brotherhood on SHOWTIME. and a couple episodes of on FX’s Louie.
He can be seen on the big screen in, THE HEAT, THE TOWN, WORLD’S GREATEST DAD, GHOST BUSTER’S, and many more.
Tony’s passion remains stand up comedy and he plies his trade wherever humanly possible. He also wants you to know that you look great and wishes you nothing but the Best.
KEN ROGERSON, the funniest man you’ve never heard of, started his comedy career working the Chicago club circuit and at the famed Second City. After touring with the improvisational troupe The Comedy Rangers, Ken moved east and became a central part of the now famous and infamous exploding Boston comedy scene of the 1980’s. There he honed his standup act to a fine edge “…sharp enough to cut the head off a rabbit at thirty yards.”
Most recently seen on Showtime’s “When Standup Stood Out”, you may have also seen him as “Kevin the Biker Fireman” on F/X’s hit show “Rescue Me” starring Denis Leary or as “Pat the Cop” on ABC’s “It’s All Relative” with Lenny Clarke. He has also made numerous other television appearances on such shows as NBC’s , “Late nightwith Conan O’Brien”, “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “Comics Come Home” for Comedy Central and Showtime’s“A Pair of Jokes” just to name a few. Of the time he spends working in Los Angeles, Rogerson says “Being in L.A. is weird for me, because I grew up on Earth.”