SHANDELEE, NY (May 5, 2014) – Comedy Central’s Vanessa Hollingshead will headline The Laugh Tour when it returns to the Arnold House, 839 Shandelee Road, Livingston Manor, NY on Saturday, May 9 beginning at 9 p.m.
The Laugh Tour brings live stand-up comedy featuring comedians from The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan, The View, Comedy Central, HBO, Saturday Night Live, LOGO and more
If you want to eat before or during the comedy show, please be sure to call the Arnold House to make a dinner reservation 845-439-5070.
Opening for Vanessa Hollingshead are Rich Kiamco, Eric Neuman and Marc Gerber.
Rich Kiamco has appeared on Louie Anderson Live – Las Vegas, The Howard Stern Show and the Boston Comedy Festival. Rich’s comedy career began at Fashion Institute Of Technology where he performed his first stand-up routine at the dorm talent show and then became the costume designer for Comedian Judy Tenuta and eventually began performing with her as her back-up dancer in Las Vegas, on The Howard Stern Show and venues nationwide. He received the Overall Excellence Award at the NY Fringe Festival + Best Solo Performance at the Montreal GLBT International Theatre Festival and has performed on campuses and venues across the USA, Canada, China and the Philippines. Rich was featured on BRAVO’s Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, has had multiple appearances on OutQ Sirius XM Satellite Radio, appeared on the Wendy Williams Show and recently opened for Louie Anderson in Las Vegas.
Eric Neumann from Montreal Just For Laughs, Rooftop Comedy, Laughing Devil Festival, is a NY based stand-up comedian. He is a regular performer at Comic Strip, New York Comedy Club, Standup New York, Broadway Comedy Club and Greenwich Comedy Club, as well as New York’s alternative rooms. He has performed at various festivals including Laughing Skull Festival, Laughing Devil Festival and Hoboken Comedy Festival, and have been featured on two Montreal Just For Laughs showcases. His audio clips have been featured on Rooftop Comedy’s "Best Of" collection and have aired on Sirius XM Radio, Spotify and Audible, though his favorite rooms to perform in are nursing homes. But still with all of this stage time, he has yet to have a year that financially tops his Bar Mitzvah year- if you book him you can help make this sad reality go away.
Marc Gerber, from Comic Strip Live, is a stand-up comedian who has been featured on Rooftop Comedy and performs at clubs throughout NYC. He is a regular at Comic Strip Live.
Vanessa Hollingshead from Comedy Central and Comics Unleashed has had a Comedy Central Special, and is working on her 4th DVD, She’s performed Nationally and Internationally including the Montreal Comedy Festival four times and did her one person show at the Aspen Arts Festival to rave reviews. Vanessa also performed for the troops in the Middle East. She has 22 TV and Film credits, and recently shot Hip Priest, which will be seen at the Sundance Film Festival Next Year. She is again getting ready to do a tour of England, next year. Vanessa has had 4 development deals, as well as coached Christa Miller (Scrubs, Cougartown, The Drew Carey Show). She has opened for Richard Pryor, Chris Rock, and Jim Norton as well as worked with Jerry Seinfeld, Dane Cook, and Ray Romano. She has finished her second play, and working on her third and a book.
The lineup is subject to change without notice.
Tickets are $20 advance by phone or internet] or at the venue and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1369758 or by calling 1-800-838-3006. There is no drink minimum