Monday, Jul 14, 2014
(Doors open at 7:15 PM)
Door Time:7:15 PM
Show Type:Stand Up
Restrictions:18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable
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 Karen Bergreen, Keith Alberstadt, Marina Franklin, Lenny Marcus and Wil Sylvince!
Karen Bergreen Karen is known to her audiences as clever, quirky and geeky. Lurking beneath her wimpy exterior is a Harvard graduate, corporate litigator, and dictatorial mother of two. With a scathing wit, Karen surprises corporate and comedy club audiences alike with her unexpected jabs jumping from her otherwise benign demeanor. All this, and Karen has received a G rating from the motion picture association of America. Karen has been a favorite at dozens of corporate events. She has performed at parties and retreats for Credit Suisse/First Boston, Morgan Stanley, The Bali Compnay, Viacom, Accenture, General Electric, Golden Tree Asset Management, Gilda's Club, The Spence School, Buzzmetrics. Karen has also performed for personal celebrations, tailoring her comedy for birthdays, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs. She even does kids' birthday parties. A regular on the New York comedy scene, Karen has been invited to perform at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, the Friars Club in New York City and The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. She has performed her stand up on television on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and New Joke City with Robert Klein. She was a comic panelist on the Oxygen Network’s nightly game show “Can You Tell?” She has been a guest comedian, correspondent and panelist on various television and radio programs in the U.S., Great Britain and Canada, including “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.” Also an actress, Karen has been seen on a variety of National Television Commercials, independent films, television pilots, and NBC’s Law & Order. Karen has recently written for Nick at Nite’s Search for the Funniest Mom in America and has also penned the Millie Cartoon for Mademoiselle Magazine. She is frequently hired to write for celebrity comedians and for private individuals who have been asked to perform roasts at corporate events.
Lenny Marcus: Lenny Marcus (www.LennyMarcus.com) has been a stand-up comedian performing at all the major comedy clubs in New York City for over twenty years. He has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman three times to amazing reviews. He has also performed stand-up on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, NBC’s Friday Nite, and NBC’s Comedy Showcase with Louie Anderson.
He has performed at both the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada three times, HBO’s US Comedy Arts festival, in Aspen Colorado and The Great American Comedy Festival.
Whether it’s an episode FX’s Louie, with Louie CK, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, or MSG’s The Bracket, joking about New York sports, Lenny appears in a variety of roles on your television schedule. He has appeared on TruTV’s World’s Dumbest series, making fun of criminals. You may also have seen him in commercials for the MTV Video Movie Awards, Wendy’s and Marriott or heard some of his radio characters in commercials for Southwestern Bell Telephone or Priceline.com.
A Condom Moment, Lenny’s debut as a film writer/director, has been shown at the PSNBC short film festival. He is currently the creator/co-star of the online web series Superstar Talent (www.SuperstarTalentAgency.com).
Lenny wrote an online show for comedy Central entitled, “Crash Course in Comedy”, and has written for national publications such as UsWeekly and Life and Style magazine. He has also been a contributing writer for DailyComedy.com.
Recently he has starred in original short films, “Water Balloon” and “The Unimportance of Being Earnest”.
Lenny has three comedy CDs, “You’re Getting a Zero” and “Idiots, Toasters, Meredith – and other things hazardous to your health” and his latest entitled “Vegan Cupcakes”.