ABOUT HOST, DREW THOMAS:
Drew Thomas is a comedic storyteller. In 2010, he was featured on The Craig Ferguson Show, in 2015, he was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and was also featured on AXS TV’s Live at Gotham. Some of the people Drew has graced the stage with, include Ron White, Jake Johansen, Don DC Curry, D.L. Hughley, Bill Burr, Jim Norton, Jon Reep, Bobby Slayton, Shaun Jones, Aries Spears, Bill Bellamy, Corey Zooman Miller and Craig Robinson. You definitely want to catch this guys show; insiders say he’s one to watch.
ABOUT DANIEL TIRADO:
Three time veteran of the world-renowned Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Daniel was featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live and was selected to perform as one of the top 10 finalists on StandUp NBC – a nationwide search for talent that auditions over 650 comedians each year. Tirado was also invited to play the Charleston Comedy Festival as well as the Halifax Comedy Festival. Daniel now lives in New York and performs regularly at some of the most prestigious clubs in the city.
ABOUT EMAN EL-HUSSEINI:
Since her comedy debut Eman El-Husseini has racked up an impressive list of credits. Traveling across Canada, the U.S and the Middle East she covers a wide range of topics, from how lesbians are the new gentlemen to her parents’ wedding anniversary landing on, you guessed it, September 11th. A media darling of sorts, Eman has been featured in major Canadian newspapers such as The National Post, the Toronto Star and the Montreal Gazette. She has also appeared regularly on radio stations such as CJAD, CBC, and CKUT. Her TV credits include a half hour comedy special on CTV, Comedy Network and the iChannel.
ABOUT GINA BRILLON:
Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in Bronx, New York. She’s been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. Her first one hour special, ‘Pacifically Speaking,‘ was produced by Gabriel Iglesias and will debut on NuvoTV in Fall 2014. She has a featured role in Gabriel Iglesias’ upcoming film, The Fluffy Movie. She’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately, AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live, The View, and is the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s 2012 Stand up for Diversity Showcase. She was selected to be part of Montreal’s Just For Laughs New Faces Showcase. Gina sells more tickets as a headliner within the Improv Comedy Club chain than any new artist. Gina is also an accomplished singer, published writer, and poet, her pieces have appeared in the New York Post and Daily News among others. Gina is now in development to star in her own comedy project produced by Kevin Can Wait star, Kevin James.
ABOUT SHENG WANG:
Sheng Wang developed and honed his comedy in the thriving standup community of the San Francisco Bay Area. He performs jokes based on personal experiences and observations and addresses common nonsense with honesty and ill logic. His refreshingly affable stage presence combined with a healthy penchant for absurdity and self-deprecation make his act hilarious and universally accessible. He has toured with the Comedians of Comedy and American Eagle’s ‘Campus Comedy Challenge.’ He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham
and attended the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. Wang’s half hour Comedy Central special aired in 2011. NBC also awarded him with a holding deal that same year. Wang’s set on the John Oliver NY Stand Up Show
aired in August of 2012. More recent TV appearances include being a Top Ten Finalist on Last Comic Standing
, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Sheng currently writes for the hit ABC sitcom, Fresh Off the Boat
ABOUT ROB HAZE:
Rob Haze is a comedian originally from Atlanta, Georgia, but now living in Brooklyn. He can be seen on Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central and the show Flophouse on Viceland. Rob was selected as one of the New Faces in the 2015 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and also made an appearance on the 9th season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Rob is the 2015 winner of the respected Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, GA. 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 their 2013 college tour. Rob prides himself on bringing people together rather than tearing them apart.