New Talent Industry Showcases

UPCOMING FEATURED SHOWCASES:

Laughing Buddha Comedy’s Industry Showcases have helped countless comics break into comedy by connecting them with top level industry guests resulting in TV appearances, road work, casting opportunities, reality TV, network television, festivals and more.  The premiere industry show where you make connections and work with headliners that have joined us in the past such as Louis CK, Marc Maron, Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell, Janeane Garofalo, Hannibal Burress, Todd Barry, Tracy Morgan, Nick DiPaolo, Judah Friedlander, and other legends of comedy.

We arrange for our guests to view your act and meet you after for one on one feedback.  These shows are geared to new comics and most of our guests are looking fir just that.  Past guests include representatives from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,  MTV,  The Stand,  Cringe Humor Management, Catch a Rising Star, ABC, NBC,  Avanti Talent Management, CESD, Abrams Artists, Liz Lewis Casting, FBI, and the Don Buchwald Agency, among others.


 Saturday, Oct. 21st, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Marissa Robinson | Avanti Talent Management

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Saturdays at the Stand are amazing. Perform for packed crowds alongside pro talent and meet our industry guest for one on one feedback.  This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice! Receive an HD video of your set at any one of our shows.

Avanti has placed countless LBC talent in commercials, TV, and Network appearances including Jimmy Kimmel, Comedy Central and more. Numerous comics have booked commercials through Avanti, and they have placed actors and comics on Law & Order, The Sopranos, and independent features. Marissa Robinson has been working for Avanti for over two years and will be meeting comics for one on one feedback.

*Bring five or more guests for a five minute set.

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Oct. 28th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Roger Paul

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence, Jim Florentine

Saturdays at the Stand are amazing. Perform for packed crowds alongside pro talent and meet our industry guest for one on one feedback.  This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice! Receive an HD video of your set at any one of our shows.

Roger Paul and Johnny DiNapoli are managers and also book Catch a Rising Star, Banana’s and other venues nationally. Roger has recently booked LBC comics for paid road work, Comedy Central and MTV Auditions, commercials and more. They regularly work with Jeff Lawrence, Vanessa Hollingshead, Ian Lara, and Caitlin Peluffo among others. They are always looking for new talent to develop.

*Bring five or more guests for a five minute set.

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, Oct. 30th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Catch a Rising Star Auditions With Suzy Yengo

Featured Comics: Jeff Lawrence, Jessica Kirson and Joe List

Join us for our next pro show and audition for Catch a Rising Star! Comics will meet owner, Suzy Yengo after their set

Mondays at the Stand are a great way for you to take the next step as a comic and work alongside professional headliner talent in a great showcase your friends and fans will love. Past drop ins include Louis CK, Tracy Morgan, Nick DiPaolo and other superstars of comedy. You can work with the pros, meet our industry guest for one-on-one feedback, receive an HD video of your set and more. This is an opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice!

* Bring four or more guests for a 5 minute set 

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Nov. 4th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: James Cristiano | Authentic Talent Management

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Saturdays at the Stand are amazing. Perform for packed crowds alongside pro talent and meet our industry guest for one on one feedback.  This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice! Receive an HD video of your set at any one of our shows.

Authentic Talent Mgmt. recently acquired three top comedy managers (Rick Dorfman, James Cristiano, and Steve Wettenstein) from Converge Media. They represent Artie Lange, Jim Breuer, and Lynne Koplitz, as well as rising newer comics Chris Distefano, Sam Morrill, and more. They are always on the lookout for new acts to add to their roster.

*Bring five or more guests for a five minute set.

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Nov. 11th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: TBA

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Saturdays at the Stand are amazing. Perform for packed crowds alongside pro talent and meet our industry guest for one on one feedback.  This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice! Receive an HD video of your set at any one of our shows.

*Bring five or more guests for a five minute set.

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, Nov. 13th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Class Show Featuring: Jeff Lawrence

Come support some of LBC seasoned students perform in their final class showcase! 

* Bring four or more guests for a 5 minute set 

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Nov. 18th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Barry Kolker | Carson-Kolker Agency

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Saturdays at the Stand are amazing. Perform for packed crowds alongside pro talent and meet our industry guest for one on one feedback.  This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice! Receive an HD video of your set at any one of our shows.

Barry Kolker is the owner of the Carson-Kolker Agency, handling legit acting. He has recently booked clients on TV shows like 30 Rock, Blue Bloods, Orange is the New Black, Soap Operas, as well as feature films like The Amazing Spiderman 2, The Good Shepard, Transformers 2, and more. This is a huge show, and Barry is looking for actors and comics of all types.

*Bring five or more guests for a five minute set.

* $20 cover for guests

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Please Note:   Registering does not guarantee you a spot. We will contact you with further details.

Our Industry Guest Roster

Cris Italia (Owner, the Stand)

David Kimowitz (Owner, The Stand)

Patrick Milligan (Owner, Booker, the Stand)

Roger Paul (Manager and Booker))

Erica Hart (ABC Casting)

Suzy Yengo (Owner, Catch a Rising Star)

Sandy Gunar  (Avanti Talent Management)

Lakey Wolff (CESD Agency)

Samantha Clifford (CESD Agency)

Julia Medeiros (CESD Agency)

Nick Reisch (CESD Agency)

Robert Slavin (Buchwald and Assoc.)

Katie Chambers (Buchwald and Assoc.)

Alison Sfass (Abrams Artists)

Yancy Evans (Central Casting)

Kristian Sorge (Kristian Sorge Casting)

Tony Pichette (Kipperman Casting Inc.)

Suzette Simon (NY Laughs)

Jonny Benson (Booker)

Johnny Schuler (Booker)

Bobby Gonzo (Booker)

Davin Rosenblatt (Booker)

Sana Hanible (Steinberg Talent Mgmt.)

Rachel Reiss (Liz Lewis Casting)

Caitlan Jones (Liz Lewis Casting)

Jason Bercy (Talent Agent)

Marla Weber-Green (Stewart Talent Mgmt.)

Phil Cassese (Stewart Talent Mgmt.)

Jenevieve Brewer (Terrific Talent)

 

Past Guests

Ryan Williams (Booker, Late Show w/ David Letterman)

Jake Plunkett (MTV New Talent Coord.)

David Morris (Telsey Casting)

Angela Mickey (Liz Lewis Casting)

Tom Ingegno (President, Omnipop)

Tony Camacho (Booker, Top Drawer Entertainment)

Blake Woodruff (Prestige Management)

Heather Finn (Frontier Booking International)