Friday Night Comedy w/ Ramy Youssef!

Friday Night Comedy w/ Ramy Youssef!

Giulio Gallarotti, Kim Congdon, Dave Merheje, Jourdain Fisher, Kelsey Cook

Fri · January 12, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm (event ends at 11:00 pm)

$10.00

This event is 18 and over

Ramy Youssef
Ramy Youssef
Ramy Youssef is a comedian and director from New Jersey. He was a series regular on Nick at Nite’s See Dad Run with Scott Baio, and has appeared on MTV's Money From Strangers. His sketch group Inside Joke Films has toured internationally and has a large presence on Youtube. He has directed music videos such as Jet Lag Gemini’s “Fit to be Tied” which premiered on MTVu and Fuse, and was a featured actor in BriTANick’s Youtube hit Academy Award Winning Movie Trailer. Ramy is also the Artistic Director for the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and the founder of the Middle Eastern sketch group, Sketchy Arabs.
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.
Kim Congdon
Kim Congdon
Kim Congdon is a LA based comedian on the rise. You’ve seen her on MTV’s “Greatest Party Story Ever” and using her roasting skills on Comedy Central’s Road to Roast Battle as well as being a writer for the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe.
Dave Merheje
Dave Merheje
Dave Merheje is considered to be one of the most original stand-up acts on the comedy scene today. His multiple award-winning acts have gained a loyal following across in North America with his “no fear” approach on stage and a comedy style best described as aggressive in-your-face funny. Tapping into his middle-eastern roots and an arithmetic interpretation of urbanized life, Dave’s perspective on the world is one that cannot be duplicated. Dave had his comedy special air in Australia on ABC2, and has made appearances on Comedy Network’s Match Game, Superchannel’s Too Much Information, and was a regular contributor on MTV Live. He won the Just For Laugh's 2011 Homegrown Comic Competition and NOW Magazine's 2011 Best of Toronto Award for Best Male Stand-up. In 2012 he was a part of the NBC Standup for Diversity tour, and a Canadian Comedy Award-nominee for Best Stand-up. In 2013 he was nominated for another Canadian Comedy Award, this time for best taped live performance, and was a finalist at the Seattle Comedy Competition. Dave has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, JFL42 in Toronto, and the Halifax Comedy Festival. Dave tours clubs and theatres regularly, and most recently shot his own comedy special which will be released in 2017.
Jourdain Fisher
Jourdain Fisher
Now residing in New York, the North Carolina native, Jourdain Fisher is a comedian on the rise. With his fun material and open personality, audiences are drawn to his style and sense of humor. Jourdain is consistently pushing himself to create the best comedy experience for any venue he plays and has been doing so as a nationally touring act for the past seven years. He has featured for crowd favorites such as Mike Epps, Tom Segura, D.L. Hughley, and Gary Gulman to name a few. Jourdain has been a performer for 2015's Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, a showcase finalist in New York for Stand Up NBC, a back to back winner of The Ultimate Comic Challenge, and was a finalist in 2014's Carolina's Funniest Competition. For any more personal information you can catch him talking about his life on a stage near you.
Kelsey Cook
Kelsey Cook
Kelsey Cook's quick wit and relatable observations create an easy connection with her audiences. She's the daughter of an International Yo-Yo Champion and a Professional Foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life at a young age.

Cook's stand up has been featured on the show "Laughs" on FOX as well as "The [206]", and she was a finalist in the 2015 KROQ Kevin and Bean April Foolishness Contest in Los Angeles. She's won Washington State University's "Last Coug Standing" competition, the Renton Comedy Competition, the Key Peninsula Comedy Competition, and was runner up in the Hollywood Comedy Competition. Cook was also selected to perform in the She-Devil Comedy Festival in New York City, as well as the Seattle International Comedy Competition and Big Sky International Comedy Competition. In 2013, her comedy gained worldwide attention when one of her comedy videos was featured on the front page of Yahoo.com.
Venue Information:
The Standing Room
4738 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY, 11101
http://standingroomlic.com/

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