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, August 19th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Sandy Gunar | Avanti Talent Management

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence, Christian Finnegan

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. Avanti’s comics have appeared in such projects as Law & Order, The Sopranos, and independent features such as In The Cut, Lobster Farm and Philly Streets, as well as commercials for Time Warner Cable, AT&T, Showtime, and Wendy’s. Sandy Gunar will be meeting comics for one on one feedback and is looking for new acts to represent.

* Bring 5 or more guests for a 5 minute set. 

* $20 cover for guests

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 Saturday, August 26th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Roger Paul and Johnny DiNapoli | Roger Paul Inc.

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.

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 5 or more guests for a 5 minute set. 

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Sept. 2nd, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Get Paid!

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 three or more guests to perform, five or more guests for a 5 minute spot and $20 cash, bring 10 or more guests for a 5-7 minute spot, a free HD video of your set and $40 cash

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, Sept. 4th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Pro Show Featuring: Jeff Lawrence

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 three or more guests for a 5 minute set 

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Sept. 9th, 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 5 or more guests for a 5 minute set. 

* $20 cover for guests

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Saturday, Sept. 16th, 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 5 or more guests for a 5 minute set. 

* $20 cover for guests

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Monday, Sept. 18th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Pro Show Featuring: Jeff Lawrence

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, Sept. 23rd, 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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Saturday, Sept. 30th, 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 Emma Willman. 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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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)