6/23 Comedy Central's YANNIS PAPPAS headlines The Laugh Tour at THE NUTSHELL
The Laugh Tour brings comedians from The Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan, Comedy Central, LOGO, MTV, HBO and more to THE NUTSHELL at Lake Huntington, NY.
[A NEW SHOW EVERY MONTH: June 23, July 14, Aug 11, Sept 1, Oct 13, Nov 10]
COMING JUNE 23
Comedy Central, MTV, Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, BET, VH1
The Howard Stern Show, Sirius XM, Queer Eye, WE-tv
VH1, Gotham Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, UCB Theater, 5 Funny Females Tour
3 Dudes And a Broad
Saturday JUNE 23
7 PM mixer
8 PM SHOW
6692 State RT 52
Lake Huntington, NY 12752
$15 online $20 door
NO DRINK MINIMUM
Brooklyn, NY native YANNIS PAPPAS is becoming known as one of the most powerful and exciting comedians working today. A graduate of The American University in Washington D.C. he has become an international headliner and internet sensation that tours the country and the world. He has toured every country in Scandinavia once a year for the past three years to rave reviews and recently debuted his one man show at the Zulu Comedy Festival in Denmark where he received a 5 star review from the national paper and sold out many solo stand-up shows. He is a regular in many clubs in NYC and produces and hosts a long running stand-up show at BAR 4 in Brooklyn that was recently mentioned as a must see in the Wall Street Journal.
He plays "Power" on the upcoming television series "Girlhattan" on Karmaloop set to air in January 2012. He was a featured panelist on the hit show "Best Week Ever" on VH1 and he and his writing have been featured on Comedy Central, BET and MTV. Yannis, along with Director Jesse Scaturro, co-founded and compose DITCH a comedy production company that produces filmed and live comedy. Their work can be viewed at Ditchfilms.com and youtube.com/ditchfilmsand their office and studio is in Brooklyn, NY. Among the many characters and films they have produced, Yannis' character "Sneaker Keeper" is an underground legend with sneaker aficionados in NYC and has made the rounds on my influential pop culture blogs. The "Sneaker Keeper" was featured on Funny or Die's homepage.
His character "Mr. Panos" has been featured on television in Greece and Cyprus and has become a sensation on the internet where it has amassed thousands of devoted international fans and millions of views. His latest character "Maurica Rodriguez" has also become a viral sensation on the internet with thousands of fans and over a million views and counting. "The Yannis Pappas Show" featuring Yannis' standup and characters live debuted at the Times Square Art Center in NYC on the weekend of May 20th, 2011 and sold out 9 shows in days with over 3,000 tickets sold. Yannis was recently selected as a "New Face" for the prestigious showcase at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and his character Mr. Panos was featured on a Canadian Just For Laughs television special.
His weekly podcast, IT COULD BE BETTER, with fellow co-host, comedian Nate Bargatze can be accessed on Itunes or at itcouldbebetter.org.
Rich's comedy career began with a sewing machine while attending the Fashion Institute Of Technology. He began performing stand-up at campus events and then became the costume designer for comedian Judy Tenuta. He eventually began performing with Judy as her "love slave" backup dancer, appearing in venues across the country, in Las Vegas and on The Howard Stern Show and a he's never left the stage since. His one man show,Unaccessorized, received the Overall Excellence Award in Solo Performance at the NY International Fringe Festival and Best Solo Show at the Montreal GLBT International Theatre Festival. Rich has performed on campuses and venues across the USA, Canada, China and the Philippines. He is a frequent guest on Sirius XM Satellite Radio's OutQ:Focus Group, was featured on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and co-hosted the WeTV's3 Men And A Chick Flick. www.RichKiamco.com
New York native Naomi Ekperigin has been making audiences laugh for over 10 years--from coast to coast and on both hemispheres. She has appeared on VH1's "The Short List," and was the voicing actor with the 2005-2006 touring company of the National Theater of the Deaf. She has performed with the 5 Funny Females tour and appeared in the Sydney, Australia 2009 Mardi Gras Festival. She can be found around New York City at such venues as The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, or Karma Lounge, where she co-hosts the monthly showcase "Coyote Average."
Jordan Elizabeth grew up in Wisconsin but has lived in NYC for 5 years, which makes her the perfect combination of Midwestern sensibility and New York attitude. She is a regular on the NYC comedy scene and is 1/4 of the hit comedy podcast "3 Dudes and a Broad." Jordan also works as a TV Producer and Writer.
The Nutshell Arts Center (View)
6692 Route 52
Lake Huntington, NY 12752
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|