The top three finalists from all the Soup or Bowls within the year compete for the ultimate cash prize, plus a professional gig at Flappers.
Host/MC Michael Rayner BANANAS, DAVID LETTERMAN, ENERGIZER BATTERIES, G4 TV,
"As with the best magicians–indeed, as with the best performers–it's not the difficulty of his tricks but the way he delivers those tricks that makes him endearing and engaging." Michael has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Extreme Gong Show and Sesame Street. He might appear on Yo Gabba Gabba. WEBSITE | BOOK
MagicianJoseph Tran THE MAGIC CASTLE, COMEDY CENTRAL, THE ICE HOUSE, LAUGH FACTORY, AMERICAN MYSTERY!
Joseph Tran: a modern-day magician without the cheesy props and the sparkly costumes. One part magician, and one part comedian, this 'Ancient Vietnamese Secret' will leave you rolling with laughter and gasping in amazement! WEBSITE | | BOOK
Celebrity JudgeBruce Smith OMNIPOP INC., MANAGER, PRODUCER
Omnipop Talent Group, Manager/Producer Bruce started Omnipop in NY as a personal appearance agency for bands and comics. He serves as president and heads up the west coast office which concentrates on developing comics for film and television. His clients include Maria Bamford, Doug Benson, Andy Kindler, Jimmy Pardo, Oscar Nunez and Doug Jones. Bruce also produces many of his client´s TV and film projects, currently serving as co-e.p. of Maria Bamford´s upcoming "Lady Dynamite" series for Netflix, a show featuring a character loosely based on him played by Fred Melamed. BOOK
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