Yannis Pappas, Graham Kay, Sarah Tollemache, Erica Spera, and More!

Yannis Pappas, Graham Kay, Sarah Tollemache, Erica Spera, and More!

Fri · May 18, 2018

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

Yannis Pappas
Yannis Pappas
Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian and current host of AOL's Original Series, 2 Point Lead. He was the Co-Anchor of Fusion Live, a live, primetime, one-hour news magazine program which focused on current events, pop culture and satire. Fusion TV network launched in September 2013 as a joint venture of ABC
and Univision.

Yannis' Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in June of 2014 and is available on Amazon, iTunes, ComedyCentral.com and whenever Comedy Central re-runs it. Yannis was also the co-host of MSG's sports fan show, The Bracket.

He has also been featured on AXS TV, TRUTV's How To Be a Grown Up, VH1's "Best Week Ever", Fox Business, Good Morning America on ABC. He was the first comedian to ever do stand up on the New Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon–It was a test show and didn't air, but that's kind of a cool thing.

He tours the world as a stand-up comedian and is known for his immensely popular characters Mr. Panos and Maurica.
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.”
Sarah Tollemache
Sarah Tollemache
Described as dry, quirky and hilarious, Sarah Tollemache has been a professional comedian for over a decade. Starting in Houston, Texas, Sarah quickly made a name for herself when she was named ‘Best Local Comedian’ by the Houston Press and later was the winner of the prestigious Houston’s Funniest Contest. After being featured on consecutive seasons of NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ Sarah took her talents to New York City. Since moving to New York, Sarah has been named one of the top 20 female comics to follow on twitter by the Huffington Post. In addition to performing stand-up comedy nightly in many of New York’s top clubs and alternative venues, Sarah can also be seen regularly performing at the Upright Citizen Brigade Theater where she is a writer and performing with her sketch group ‘Absolutely’.
Erica Spera
Erica Spera
Erica Spera is the girl next door who's tall, dark, and one of the guys. Originally from Binghamton NY, Spera is the producer of 607 Comedy, where she hosts charity shows throughout the Upstate New York area. When she isn't having dinner with her ridiculously large family, you can find Erica performing nightly all over the big apple; doing stand up comedy clubs such as Gotham, The Stand, New York Comedy Club, and Caroline's. Spera was recently named a 2017 TBS Comics to Watch as part of the NY Comedy Festival. You may have seen her on TLC's Cake Boss, Gotham Comedy Live! on AXSTV, or have heard her podcast 20 Minutes of Fire. Every Friday at 8:30pm, she co-hosts Bitches Brew, at Halyard's Bar in Brooklyn, which has been named one of TimeOut NY’s “Best Comedy Shows”.
Venue Information:
The Standing Room
4738 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, NY, 11101
http://standingroomlic.com/

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