Stand up Showcase Ft. Katie Hannigan, Dc Benny, Dan St. Germain & More!
DC Benny - Last Comic Standing Finalist Dan St. Germain - Comedy Central Half Hour Special, CONAN, Fallon, This Is Not Happening on CC Katie Hannigan - Colbert Katie Hannigan: Katie Hannigan is a Brooklyn based comic. Katie recently presented an original show in the NY Fringe Festival, The Comedienne Project, a stand up show with sketches examining the reception of women comedians. Katie also recently release Pin Up Yours! A satirical photo calendar poking fun at classic pin up portraits. Katie has been featured on The Oxygen Network, Laughs on Fox, and Good Day Ny. After moving to New York in 2008, Katie founded the company Everywhere Theatre Group which focused on original performance critiquing human relationships with technology. In 2009, Katie began performing stand up in New York's alt comedy scene, and branched into the club genre. Drawing on her eclectic performance background which includes acting, mime and experimental vocal performance, Katie's stand up is theatrical with a wholesome midwestern darkness. Katie has performed at many top clubs and alt venues in NYC. Her writing has been featured by Landline TV and MTVOther. Her future projects include an independent web series, Space Cab, a scifi comedy about an intergalactic cab driver is available for preview on her website, www.katiehannigan.com. DC Benny: In the hard-hitting New York comedy world, D.C. Benny is a heavyweight contender. His nickname "D.C." was given to him by Harlem's legendary host; "Uncle" Jimmy Mack, who sadly passed away in the 2014 Tracy Morgan car accident. Benny's unusual style of telling autobiographical stories, inhabited by original characters has been sharpened for almost thirty years as a performer. His personal essays, stories, and articles have been featured in New York Magazine, The New York Observer, Narratively, and Heeb Magazine. Benny's diverse fan base know him from a wide range of appearances; his "White Boy Rips The Apollo" clip with almost ten million views, his Comedy Central Presents, one the of the network's highest-rated half-hour specials, as a top eight finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing, his role as Caesar in John Singleton's feature film "Illegal Tender", as "Chaz" on the soap opera "As The World Turns", and national commercials for Verizon, Dell, Volkswagon, Wendy's, AIG, as well as the Budweiser "How You Doin'?" superbowl spots campaign. His weekly comedic story-telling show, Urban Myth, became an underground staple, where performers such as Dave Chappelle, Robert Kelley, Jim Gaffigan, Jim Norton, Jay Oakerson, Kevin Hart, Mike Epps, and SNL's Dean Edwards would tell their true, funny, stories, to a packed house at The Zinc, a downtown New York jazz bar. Currently, Benny co-hosts the story-telling podcast "Tall But True" with his friend, Cash Cab's Ben Bailey, where guests like Ray Romano, Dom Irrera, Colin Quinn, Adam Ferrara, Artie Lange, and Bill Burr share funny stories and talk smack. Benny lives in Brooklyn where he fiddles around with old Land Rovers when he is supposed to be helping his wife run her natural skincare business. He has a dog named Grits and two cats who prefer that he not share their personal information in this bio.
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