Comics Without Borders<br />Starring: <a href='indexT.php?pg=talentdetail_pageT&id=0153488dc29b6f0'>Burbank Comedy Festival</a>.

Comics Without Borders
Starring: Burbank Comedy Festival


August 11th, 2019 at 8:00PM
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Flappers Comedy Club Burbank- Yoo Hoo Room
102 East Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91502

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A full week of shows, industry panels, classes, afterparties, and more - let's do some funny business!

Let's do some funny business at the Burbank Comedy Festival!
Every year, top celebrity headlining comedians, and over 200 of the hottest new talent from around the world, converge in Burbank, California for a full week of shows, industry panels, afterparties, classes, and more!
Past performers have included Adam Carolla, Jeff Garlin, Jimmy Dore, Tom Segura, Christopher Titus, Carol Leifer, Kevin Pollak, and many more.
The Burbank Comedy Festival offers the next generation of talent the opportunity to perform and connect with top entertainment professionals, to encourage the expansion live comedy into the community, and to do some funny business in Downtown Burbank!

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Also Starring:
Host/MC
Cat Alvarado
LAUGHING SKULL 2017, SHE DEVIL COMEDY FESTIVAL, VENTURA COMEDY FEST , BURBANK COMEDY FESTIVAL, REDWOOD COMEDY FEST 2015
Funny, passionate and insightful, Cat Alvarado is a stand-up comedian and activist. Born in Southern California, Cat grew up in a Spanish speaking household, visiting her family in Nicaragua regularly. Her comedy covers relatable topics like parents and dating, but also dives into her views on Latin American geopolitics., including the current crisis in Nicaragua. Both in stand-up and lecture form, Cat explores how a democratic country became a dictatorship in her lifetime, and what you can do to keep the U.S.A. from the same fate. Cat has over 2 million views on Youtube from the popular Youtube Channel, The Reel Rejects, and was featured on Buzzfeed's Tasty channel, and was on the PBS show First Nations Comedy Experience. She's also been in some of the top comedy festivals in the country, including Laughing Skull and Big Pine.
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Comedian Faruk Amireh
THE COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, THE IMPROV, NICKELODEON, CBS
FARUK AMIREH is a Palestinian-American actor & comedian from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He's opened for Sarah Silverman, Joey Medina and has been a part of the Burbank Comedy Fest and the Arab Comedy Fest. He's also Guest starred in Seal Team, The Last Ship, Game Shakers and more!
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Comedian Teresa Lo
BURBANK COMEDY FESTIVAL , PBS' JUST SEEN IT, VENTURA COMEDY FESTIVAL
Teresa Lo is an author and journalist. She published the Amazon bestsellers Hell's Game and The Red Lantern Scandals, and she's written for publications such as Yahoo, Popsugar, Buzzfeed, and Hustler Magazine. She's originally from Kansas, and she likes the chain restaurants there.
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Comedian Mahesh Kotagi
LAUGHS ON FOX, MTV, COMEDYTIME TV
Mahesh Kotagi is originally from Texas but made a name in the NYC comedy scene before recently moving to LA. He made his television stand up comedy debut this year on season 3 of Laughs on Fox. He also appeared in his first national commercial for MTV Snapchat. He was part of the 2016 Carolines on Broadway Comedy Madness, The Crossroads Comedy Festival in 2015, and Make Me Laugh Albany 2014. He produces and hosts Inside Jokes and co-produces the All Brown Comedy Throwdown. In addition to comedy he is a writer, producer, and an all around nice guy.
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Comedian Nia Witts
COMEDY STORE, HAHA COMEDY CLUB,

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Comedian Jeff E
YUK YUKS , ABSOLUTE COMEDY, BURBANK COMEDY FESTIVAL, HELIUM COMEDY CLUB, CLUB 54
Jeff E brings a unique perspective on growing up first generation Canadian and failing to launch, while he discusses comical situations and life experiences that come with a late 30s year old guy living at home with his Portuguese parents
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Comedian Amamah Sardar
SIRIUS XM , STORYFEST NYC, SHE MAKES ME LAUGH FEST

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Comedian J. Claude Deering
12 DEADLY DAYS (YT RED), ENTOURAGE (HBO), SIDE EFFECTS (OPEN ROAD), NCIS (CBS), "HOST" (FUNNY OR DIE)
J. Claude Deering was born in the UK to a Jordanian father and an Irish mother, and was adopted by American parents from Massachusetts. For more info check out the film, Philomena. Judi Dench is in it! He was invited to showcase at the 2019 Gilda's LaughFest. And this summer he'll be performing in the 2019 Burbank Comedy Festival. His credits include, Side Effects, The Ugly Truth, "Entourage", "NCIS", "Inside the Box" (ABC/Shondaland) and "North Palm Wrestling" (MTV), and "12 Deadly Days" (YouTube Originals / BlumhouseTV). National commercials for Dunkin' Donuts, JEEP, Bank of America and Workday. Writing for Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Fullscreen and @pitchjokes. He's the creator of "Things Are Going Great For Me", a Funny or Die talk show, produced by Betsy Koch. And his comedy work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Vulture and Bustle.
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Comedian Isak Allen
“WESTWORLD” SEASON 2, COMEDY STORE REGULAR, WRITER “LOL PARENTING”, TOURS CLUBS AND COLLEGES,
Isak addresses his mixed heritage and cultural upbringing on stage, as well as what it's like to go through a divorce at the ripe age of 30, his brief career in music, and his opinion of Millenials. Not only has Isak shared the stage with the likes of Bill Burr, Joe Rogan, Tom Papa, Joey Diaz, Taylor Williamson and more, but he is a regular at the World Famous Comedy Store, has done audience warm-up at Comic Con for the Impractical Jokers, and can be seen on Season 2 of the HBO series Westworld. He has been killing crowds all throughout California, Oregon, Washington, and New York, just to name a few.
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Comedian PK
ED MCMAHONS NEXT BIG STAR, KOLLABORATION, LINK, NACA MIDATLANTIC SHOWCASE, LID
PK stands for Paul Kim and Preacher's Kid. (Preacher's Kids = Problem Kids) He was born and raised in Burbank, CA, the home of Johnny Carson, his earliest inspiration in comedy.
He is the Founder and 10 year Executive Director of an annual Asian talent show called Kollaboration, which now in its 15th year, draws over 15,000 people in 14 cities. www.kollaboration.org
He is the co-founder of Link, Liberty in North Korea, a non profit organization that raises awareness and assists North Korean refugees. www.linkglobal.org
He was the grand prize winner of The Uncle Clyde's Comedy Competition sponsored by H2f Productions which featured over 100 comedians and he took first place.
He has performed stand up comedy at over 100 universities across the United States, Singapore, and Korea.
He was invited to The White House for his contributions to the community.
His passion is laughing and creating laughter.

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Comedian Reem Edan
FUNNY WOMEN FEST, LAUGHTER TRUMPS HATE, WHOHAHA, LAUGH FACTORY,
Reem Edan is a first-generation Iraqi-American comedian, writer and actor whose material covers everything from her Muslim upbringing, to cross-cultural challenges, to the struggles of women living in LA and beyond. She is a scholarship recipient at the Groundlings, a Content Creator on Elizabeth Banks' WhoHaha, pens a successful humor column on SWAAY, and performs across the US and Europe.

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Comedian AJ Faji
THE IMPROV ADDISON, THE IMPROV ARLINTON, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY, LAUGHING SKULL ATLANTA, FCIT FINALIST
Aj Faji is a comedian that hails from from Lagos, Nigeria. He draws a great deal of his inspiration from having spent equal parts of his life in Africa and all over the United States. The comedian pokes fun at the circumstances that separate culture, while simultaneously uniting us all. A Nigerian, yet a Black American his jokes often poke fun at the confusion others see in him, as well as the duality he sees in himself. A great deal of his humor stems from the fact that he became a Doctor of Pharmacy, and the juggling act required in being a professional yet an un-serious person. The Comedian�s humor has been described (albeit by himself) as well articulated stupidity.
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Comedian David Pfeifer


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Comedian Charlie Berens
MANITOWOC MINUTE, DISCOVERY ID, TBS DIGITAL, CBS SPORTS NETWORK, MTV NEWS
Charlie Berens is a comedian, Emmy winning journalist and host of the Manitowoc Minute who believes life is too short to wear matching socks.

Berens is currently on tour with the Manitowoc Minute Live. Additionally, he releases a weekly Manitowoc Minute Facebook video often getting between 400,000-1 million views.

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Comedian Marty Ross
RIVIERA HOTEL AND CASINO, CAROLINE'S COMEDY CLUB, PACHENGA HOTEL AND CASINO, VENTURA HARBOR COMEDYCLUB, ICE HOUSE, PASADENA
Old comic, new jokes. They call him the �Wrinkled Rebel� but if that�s true, he says he�s �going down fighting.� He�s comedian Marty Ross who started his stand up comedy career late in life, so he may have to take a nap before the fight. Marty waited until he was almost eligible for Social Security before taking to the stand-up stage so �I could fully experience the misery of getting old� he says. He recorded a pilot for Vin Di Bona Productions and he has just launched his first comedy CD, �Wrinkled Rebel: Going Down Fighting, But First, A Nap.�
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