Mike Vecchione, Graham Kay, Rob Haze, Giulio Gallarotti, and More!

Mike Vecchione, Graham Kay, Rob Haze, Giulio Gallarotti, and More!

Fri · May 26, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$10.00

Mike Vecchione
Mike Vecchione
Mike Vecchione was born in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated High School in Boca Raton, Florida. He played football and placed second in the 1991 AAA state wrestling tournament. He attended Pennsylvania State University where he earned a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and went on to receive a Master’s degree in Special Education from Cabrini College in Pennsylvania. Mike has worked as a counselor and Special Education teacher in the Philadelphia area.

At the end of 2003, Mike moved to New York City. He has appeared on Comedy Centrals Live at Gotham, Comedy Centrals Fresh Face Debates, and Russell Simmons Presents: Stand Up at the El Rey Theatre. Mike also had a guest appearance on the IFC hit show Z Rock.

In 2010, Mike won the People’s Choice Award for the New York Comedy Festival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to perform at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went on to perform on the Tonight Show starring Jay Leno and shot his own Half Hour Special for Comedy Central.

In 2014, Mike appeared on Comedy Underground with Dave Attell on Comedy Central, was again a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen.
In 2015, Mike appeared on Conan on TBS and Inside Amy Schumer.

Mike headlines across the United States and is based in New York City.
Graham Kay
Graham Kay
An award-winning stand-up comedian, actor and TV writer, Graham Kay has been described as “a definite act to follow, [who] has mastered the art of sarcasm” by NOW Magazine.

Graham won the coveted Just for Laughs 2013 Homegrown Comic Competition, and was runner up at the 2013 Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has also won the 2012 Yuk Yuk’s Oktoberfest Competition, the 2011 Steam Whistle Comedy Competition and in 2013 was nominated for Best Breakout Artist at The Canadian Comedy Awards.

Graham has been featured on CBC-TV’s Halifax Comedy Festival special, The iChannel’s No Kidding, and The Being Frank Show. In addition, he’s a regular on MuchMusic’s Video On Trial, and the current host of the popular Sirius/XM radio show and podcast, The Sport Brahs. Graham also wrote for the upcoming new CTV sitcom Spun Out, starring comedy legend Dave Foley. The show premieres on CTV in winter 2014.

In 2010, Graham was the only Canadian to be selected to perform at both the Glasgow Comedy Festival in Scotland, and the World Series of Comedy in New York City. It was a fun year. But he’s still having a good time.

Born in Ottawa, Canada, Graham currently lives in Toronto, where he spends most of his time drinking coffee and thinking of funny things to say. The formula seems to be working.”
Rob Haze
Rob Haze
Rob Haze is a comedian from Atlanta, Georgia. He can be seen on the latest season of Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central and the new Viceland show Flophouse. Rob is cohost of the Kanye West Podcast The Book of Ye. Rob was a New Face in the 2015 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He was on the 9th season of Last Comic Standing. Rob is the 2015 winner of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. He has made appearances on HLN News Now, and can be heard as a personality on the Ryan Cameron morning show. Rob was named by Creative Loafing one of the 25 people to watch in 2015. In 2012 Rob was a finalist in NBC Stand Up for Diversity and was a part of there 2013 college tour. Starting making funny poems at college poetry nights, Rob started performing stand up while studying Political Science in college. Rob shares his gift of comedy at clubs, colleges, and corporations all over the country. Rob prides himself on bringing people together rather than tearing them apart.
Giulio Gallarotti
Giulio Gallarotti
Giulio Gallarotti is quickly becoming one of New York Citys fastest rising stand-up comedians. Gallarotti recently won Backstages Young Guns of Comedy competition at the Stand-Up 360 Comedy Festival. He has made appearances on MTV and multiple commercial campaigns including Sony, Axe and the Food network. Giulio has been featured on Comedy Time TV, Kill it in a Minute, Live-Laughs.com presents the 99 Cent Store and Rooftop Comedy. Currently Giulio resides in New York City.
Venue Information:
The Standing Room
4738 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY, 11101
http://standingroomlic.com/

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