Martin Harris Comedy Industry Showcase Starring: Samantha Hale LAUGHS ON FOX, THE PANDORA BOXX SHOW , IHEARTRADIO, LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY September 29th, 2013 at 9:00PM
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Born and raised in Los Angeles, Samantha Hale is following in the comedic footsteps of her grandfather, Alan Hale Jr., best known as The Skipper from Gilligan's Island. With her unique outlook on life, Samantha likes to push boundaries with her material, and is currently working on recording her first live stand up comedy album. She was recently featured on "Laughs" on FOX, is Co-Host of "The Pandora Boxx Show" on iHeart Radio, and has performed in numerous festivals such as The World Series of Comedy Las Vegas, She Devil NY, MidWest Fest, Laughing Skull Atlanta, and many more.
Host/MC Martin Harris VIOLENT BLUE, PLAYBACK, THE COMEDY STORE , FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, BLUE DREAM
Martin is an accomplished writer who published in over 20 countries (incl UK. Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Japan, Canada, South Africa). Moved to Los Angeles in 2008 and started his career as actor, comedian and producer. Performed all over L.A and played over 20 roles in TV/films. Produced his comedy shows in Comedy Store and Flappers among others. Big Lakers fan WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Laurie Kilmartin LAST COMIC STANDING, CONAN O'BRIEN, AUTHOR OF SH*TTY MOM
Comedian and Writer, Laurie Kilmartin has performed at the Montreal, Aspen and Edinburgh comedy festivals. Most known for her standup on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel and Showtime, Laurie has appeared on Best Week Ever, the Today Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The Rachel Maddow Show and Fox & Friends AND Oprah. Currently a staff writer on Late Night with Conan O´Brien, last year she was a finalist in Season 8 of NBC's Last Comic Standing! WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Atif Myers WHITNEY CUMMINGS, JUDAH FRIEDLANDER, TIM MEADOWS, SEMI-FINALIST FOR TBS, ROB CANTRELL
Originally from DC, Atif Myers is a comedian whose style of comedy is as unique as his background. He has made audiences laugh all over the world. Atif was a semi-finalist in TBS's funniest college student, and has performed with Whitney Cummings, Tim Meadows, and Judah Friedlander. BOOK
A graduate of The Second City Conservatory, Jeffrey Weinstock spent the past 15 years performing with comedy troupes in San Francisco (Big City Improv) and Los Angeles (ComedySportz). Now he's focusing on his standup career, writing and performing in Los Angeles. A television executive by day, Weinstock also plays piano with the band, The Cardboard Cutouts. Most importantly, he was Willie the Wildcat at Northwestern University. Follow me on twitter @jeffweinstock WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Josh Waldron HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, COMEDY STORE LIVE, 1010 WILSHIRE BLVD COMEDY,
I was once awarded the Arrow of Light in Boy Scouts. I was so proud of myself, until I found out it was only given to the boys who made it out without being molested. 20 years later, I am still dating those kind of men.
I have spent the last 12 years as a writer and a performer, moving from stage to television and on to producing several sketch comedy series, most notably for Sony Pictures. During this time I was also an award winning hip hop dancer and a personal trainer. I am no longer in shape, but have traded in my gym membership for body dysmorphia.
I started pursuing my goal of becoming a stand up comedian in 2011 and have been annoying friends and family with event invites ever since. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jay Wilson THE COMEDY ZONE , JACKIE KNIGHTS, THE VU
Jay Wilson is from Santa Clarita, California. He started doing stand-up in the summer of 2011 in Jacksonville, Florida. There he studied the art of comedy everyday for five months. Entering in contests and open mic nights all over the city, leading his way to comedy clubs like The Comedy Zone in Jacksonville and Jackie Knights in St. Augustine, Florida. Jay took a few years away from the stage when he moved back to California. He has made his return to comedy by hosting his own show at The VU in Newhall, California. Jay Wilson likes making people laugh, but has a passion for making people happy. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Lauren Z Ray FUNNY OR DIE, THE GROUNDLINGS, 'DANCE MOMS' IMPROV TROOP
Originally from Logansport, IN. Pursued Acting by attending New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in New York City. Then Moved to LA to follow a career in television and film. She is currently starring in the comedy web series, "First Jobs". WEBSITE | | BOOK
John Frost has been doing comedy for 20 years on KROQ FM and 98-7 FM in Los Angeles. His comedy productions are syndicated to radio stations worldwide by Premiere Radio Networks. Also appeared at The Comedy Store and Mbar Comedy Nights. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Karen McCarthy THE ICE HOUSE ANNEX , IMPROV UNDERGROUND , HA HA CAFE, MICELI'S RESTAURANT, AMAGI'S
A transplant to Los Angeles from the Silicon Valley, and a Graduate of P.U. (a.k.a. Pepperdine University), Karen wears many hats, among them are voice artist, director, editor, camera operator, photographer, puppeteer, animator, writer, and feature film digital maid. She was a finalist in the 2010 Moondance Film Festival screenwriting competition, a Panelist at the 2012 Long Beach Comic Con, and the voice of Nebulosa in "Daddy I´m a Zombie." Now she´s actively pitching some animated and live action shows, developing an animated web series "Shelf Life Toons," and looking for a "day job." Karen uses her voice over skills to bring to life some interesting characters for her comedy act, the most memorable is a chain smoking single mother of three. You have to hear it to believe it. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |