A professional Showcase featuring comics from "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", Conan on TBS, Comedy Central, HBO and various TV shows and films.
Featuring Sherry Davey, James Goff, Dean Obeidallah, Michael Kosta and More!
Sherry Davey is the ultimate bi-coastal lady. She was born in the United States but raised in England. For years her family went back and forth between the two countries, but her parents always made sure she saw American dentists regularly.
Living on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, never quite fitting in on either coast, gives Sherry the impetus for her quick-witted, acid-tongued approach to life. Sherry was influenced mostly by her grandfather, Maxwell Lapham, who was a stand up comic and night club performer in London during the 1940’s and 50’s.
Sherry was seen most recently on Nick At Nite's SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S FUNNIEST MOM II the series. She has regularly appeared on Comedy Central’s TOUGH CROWD WITH COLIN QUINN and PREMIUM BLEND.
She plays colleges, casinos and comedy clubs all around the country and has been honored as one of the Hollywood Reporter’s “Magificent Seven.” She was recently named one of the "Top 10 comedians in NYC" by the Improper Magazine. She appears regularly in NYC at: The Comic Strip; The New New York Improv; The New York Comedy Club; Carolines. She has her own blog entitled FUNNY MOM at NBC's Momtourage.com :
Her most recent television appearances include True TV and NBC’s THE TODAY SHOW. Sherry is a founding member of the touring theatrical comedy MAMA’S NIGHT OUT (www.mamasnightout.com)
Sherry is also known for her many dialects and characters, from American Valley Girl to impressions of her Hungarian father which has been recognized and honored for their versatility and hilarity.
Sherry is a working mom and wife and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Born in the Great State of New Jersey, my comedy comes in large part from my unique background of being the only son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Both my parents have provided me with an enormous amount of material, usually unintentionally.
I was a practicing lawyer for several years until the other lawyers I worked with suggested I perform in the New Jersey Bar Association's funniest lawyer show. I am pretty sure that was their way of telling me to find a new career.
I have appeared on various national and international televisions shows, including Comedy Central's "Axis of Evil Comedy" special and "The Watch List," ABC's "The View," PBS documentary "Stand Up: Muslim Comics Come of Age," CNN's "American Morning" and "Wolf Blitzer's Reports," Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd," Showtime Arabia, NY1, PBS' "Newshour with Jim Lehrer," ABC's "20/20," CNBC's "The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch," Japan's NHK, CNN International's "Inside the Middle East" and "Your World Today," as well as in numerous sketches on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." I can also be seen in the DVD bonus material for Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 911" in the section entitled, "Arab-American comedians.
I was very proud to recieve the first annual "Bill Hicks Spirit Award," for "thought provoking comedy" from the NY Underground Comedy Festival and the Hicks' family. The late Bill Hicks was a comedian who challenged the audience and made them actually think about political and social issues while making them laugh.
Check out the Comedy Central.com Internet show I'm featured in and co-producing with my friend Max Brooks. The show is called "THE WATCH LIST" and its the first show ever produced by a major American entertainment company starring comics of Middle Eastern-American heritage.
I'm also proud to serve as the Co-Executive producer of the annual NY Arab-American Comedy Festival and the Amman Stand Up Comedy Festival.