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 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, Feb. 17th, 5:45PM at the Stand:

Industry Guest: Suzette Simon | NY Laughs

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Suzette Simon is a TV producer and casting director who has cast projects for the development departments of MTV, MTV2, The Discovery Channel, BET and others. She is also the founder and booker of NYLaughs, Inc. which features stand up comedy in public parks including Central Park. Suzette is always on the lookout for comics for various upcoming projects. Suzette recently booked one of our comics for the Conan Showcase.

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 guests for a five minute set and five or more guests to meet the Industry Guest.

*$25 cover for guests

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Monday, February 19th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Featuring: Janeane Garofalo | Dan soder

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Mondays at the Stand are a great way for you to take the next step as a comic and work alongside professionals in a great showcase your friends and fans will love and receive and HD video of your set. This is an opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice!

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

*$25 cover for guests

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Friday, February 23rd, 9:00 PM at The Triad Theater: 

Industry Guest: Suzy Yengo

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

We’re back at the magnificent Triad Theater for our next round of Catch Auditions. Catch a Rising Star now runs shows at The Cutting Room, The Friars’ Club, the Crest Theater in Florida, and countless locations in the tri-state area. Suzy is the owner and booker and always on the lookout for fresh talent.

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 four or more guests for a five minute set

*$25 cover for guests

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

Industry Guest: Roger Paul | Roger paul inc. 

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Roger has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy including Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, and Paul Reiser and has managed such acts as Last Comic Standing finalist Michele Balan, Jimmy Walker and Dustin Diamond.   He has spent over twenty years in the business, and is currently the booker of Banana's Comedy Club.  He is a great person to know and has helped Laughing Buddha Comedy comics tremendously over the last couple of years. Roger has managed some of the biggest names in comedy including Last Comic Standing finalist Michele Balan, and can hook you up with top casting agencies, road gigs, major comedy festival auditions and more.

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

*$25 cover for guests

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

new talent showcase: promo night

Pro Photographs and Video

Capture your set with head shots, close ups, and all of it's highlights as our pro photographer will be on hand.  We will also video tape the night with our 4K camera leaving you with an evening of fresh promotional materials.

*Bring five or more guests for a five to seven minute set including pro photographs.

*$25 cover for guests

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Monday, March 5th, 7:30PM at the Stand:

Featuring: tba

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

Mondays at the Stand are a great way for you to take the next step as a comic and work alongside professionals in a great showcase your friends and fans will love and receive and HD video of your set. This is an opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice!

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

*$25 cover for guests

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Saturday, March 10th, 5:45pm at the stand:

Industry Guest: Jonny Benson | Xtreme comedy

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

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.

Past bookings include: Caitlin Peluffo, Kevin Sean, Mary J. Murphy, Ed Pokropski, Ray W, Nick Simmons, and Hakim Coombs. 

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

*$25 cover for guests

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

Industry Guest: James CRISTIANo | authentic talent management

Featured Performers: Jeff Lawrence

James Cristiano is a talent manager at Authentic Talent Mgmt where they represent Jim Breuer, Kat Radley (The Daily Show), and Yameneika Saunders as well as rising comics Chris Distefano, Sam Morrill, and more. They are always on the lookout for new acts to add to their roster.

This is a great opportunity to get your material in front of someone who can elevate your career and give you valuable advice!

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

*$25 cover for guests

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