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, May 27th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

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Saturdays 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, receive an HD video of your set and more. 

* Bring two or more guests for a 5 minute set

5 to 9 Guests= $20; 10 to 14 Guests= $30; 15 or more Guests= $50

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, May 29th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Pro Comedy Showcase Featuring Laurie Kilmartin, Ari Shaffir and more!

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 and to meet with the industry guest after your set

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, June 3rd, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Suzy Yengo | Booker, Catch a Rising Star

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.

Catch A Rising Star Comedy Clubs have been a tradition since 1972 when it opened its first club in New York City. They have an impressive roster of alumni including Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Rosie O’Donnell, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Maher, Richard Belzer, Ray Romano, Jon Lovitz, and Chris Rock. Their commitment to tomorrow’s comedy stars has remained the same over our history, and continues today from four locations in Reno, NV, Providence, RI, Princeton, NJ, and Monticello, NY. Catch A Rising Star has a well-established reputation, long-term relationships with talent, managers, agents, producers and network executives. The inherent synergy of these business initiatives help to create the finest comedy shows at “Catch.” Catch A Rising Star’s reputation and commitment to excellence has made them a leader in the industry.

* Bring five or more guests for a 5 minute set and to meet with the industry guest after your set

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, June 10th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Roger Paul | Agent/Manager, Roger Paul Inc.

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.

In his more than twenty years in the business, Roger Paul has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. He has recently been booking LBC comics for paid road work; Rich Kiamco, Jocelyn Chia, and Alex Portillo were all booked for various clubs in the Tri State Area. Roger regularly works with Jeff Lawrence and Vanessa Hollingshead and is always on the lookout for hot new talent.

* Bring five or more guests for a 5 minute set and to meet with the industry guest after your set

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, June 12th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: TBA

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 and to meet with the industry guest after your set

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, June 17th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Jonny Benson | Xtreme Comedy

Saturdays 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, receive an HD video of your set and more.

Jonny Benson has booked for Foxwood’s Casino, Treehouse Productions, and owns Extreme Comedy, producing exciting shows in Connecticut and the tri state area. He has booked numerous comics of ours for entry level gigs, and is a great guest for newer comics looking to get feedback from an industry veteran.

* Bring five or more guests for a 5 minute set and to meet with the industry guest after your set

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, June 24th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Barry Kolker | Carson-Kolker Agency

Saturdays 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, receive an HD video of your set and more.

Barry Kolker is the owner of Carson-Kolker Agency handling legit acting. He has recently booked clients on 30 Rock, Blue Bloods, Orange is the New Black, Soap Operas, and feature films including 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 5 minute set and to meet with the industry guest after your 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)