This is a really unique show. It is a contest that ANYONE can enter. It doesn´t matter if you are a long-time comic or if you´ve never done this before, this is a chance to get stage time in a real show and compete to win a prize. The prize is:
A GUARANTEED SPOT IN ANOTHER SHOW AT FLAPPERS! Each Sunday, the comedian voted the funniest by an audience vote will win a guaranteed spot in another show at Flappers.
In addition to the competitors, we will have two featured comics and one Headliner. Our first Headliner is the utterly amazing JAY LONDON!!!
FAQ*: Who can enter? Anyone can enter. The only caveat is that you not have been booked for an appearance at Flappers within the prior two weeks, and aren´t scheduled for two weeks after the date of the show.
How do I enter? To enter, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and say that you want to enter the Flappers Open and we´ll put you down. There are ten spaces available every week. If you aren´t in the first ten, we´ll let you know and put you down for the next available date.
How is the winner chosen? Straight-up audience vote. The one who gets the most votes wins. There is no second place. So bring a friend or two or twelve to have a shot at another show at Flappers on a different night.
How can I bring my friends? Each entrant has up to 5 comps. Please submit a list before the show if possible. Tickets are $5 apiece for people not comped. The club´s two-item minimum does apply.
David Rusiecki grew up in Washington DC and began comedy under the tutelage and training of Gary Jacobs. David has performed at the Comedy Store and Brea Improv and has hosted the Ultimate Laff Down at Flapper's Claremont as well as California's Funniest Female Contest at Flapper's Burbank. BOOK
Born in a small farming town in CA, Jake started comedy in Seattle in 2003. In 2006 he moved back to LA and since then has opened up for Wanda Sykes, Janeane Garafalo, Aziz Ansari and is a regular around town.
He is currently on-air at 987FM and can be heard during Music in the Mornings with Kennedy and Saturday nights from 4-10pm WEBSITE | | BOOK
Keith got into stand-up comedy while a student at UCLA. He recently won the UCLA vs. USC Stand-up Laughbowl in early 2013. Ever since, he has continued to perform in venues all around the Los Angeles area. BOOK
TJ began his comedy career in Gainesville, FL. Since then, his insightful humor and unique, honest, although sometimes self-deprecating, story-telling style has earned him opppurtunities to perform at prestigous comedy clubs across the nation. TJ strives to connect at his audience while offering an uncensored glimpse into his life. WEBSITE | | BOOK
David started comedy in Portland, Oregon. It was way more fun than his call center job so he stuck with it. After living and performing in Portland and Seattle he moved to NYC. During his time there he was a semi finalist on Last Comic Standing 2010 and co produced The Hot Soup show at the UCB theater. His better half moved to LA, so he did too and now engaged like proper adults they live together in Hollywood where he continues to perform. David is a regular at The Portland Bridgetown Comedy Festival and The New York Underground Comedy Festival. He´s also a co producer of The Nerdist Theater´s first in house gaming competition and produces The Call of the Blade, a gaming web series featuring LA comedians. WEBSITE | | BOOK