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World Comedy Expo Stand Up Comedy
March 27, 2022 @ 9:00 PM
- Jayson Acevedo (Chicago, IL) — Host
Incomparable. Unpredictable. Tour de force. Adele’s Understudy. Jayson Acevedo has opened for and/or shared the stage with Tim Meadows (SNL), Chris Redd (SNL) & Jeff Ross (Comedy Central) among others. Acevedo’s comedy has proven to translate well internationally, having told jokes in four different countries, two languages & throughout other comedy festivals from LA to New York City, in between & beyond. To view his hair & more, visit jaysonavocado.com Follow him home or whatever @jaysonavocado
- Chris Trani (Chicago, IL)
Chris Trani is a fantastic Chicago comic and the Producer of The House of Blues stand up comedy show on Thursday nights. He’s also a regular at The Comedy Bar, Laugh Factory, & Zanies Rosemont & Zanies Chicago. Chris has shared the stage with Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show), Dov Davidoff (HBO’s CRASHING), and Pat McGann (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert). Chris integrates all forms of comedy into his act: stand up, storytelling, crowd work, one-liners; and if need be, can do it all in Spanish!
- Ontonio Kareem (Chicago, IL)
Ontonio Kareem is a rising comedian, writer, and actor. Ontonio’s awkward upbringing in Chicago is to blame for his uniquely introspective and subdued style. In his short stint as a comic, Ontonio has opened for Janelle James, Roy Wood Jr., and touring with Chris Redd. Ontonio currently produces Verified Laughs and Lowkey Funny at Laugh Factory Chicago while performing at comedy festivals all over the Midwest (Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Oak City in Raleigh, and Flyover Fest in St. Louis).
- Bridget McGuire (Chicago, IL)
Bridget McGuire is a storyteller, writer and stand up comedian based in Chicago. Her self-deprecating humor revolves around anxiety, dating, and being a late bloomer. In addition to being a co-producer of ALL THAT GOOD STUFF, a traveling comedy show, she writes for Chicago Star media and is writing her first book.
- Jackie Tinsley (Phoenix, AZ)
Jackie Tinsley is a Phoenix based comic, born and raised in the Valley of the sun! Her quick witted storytelling has landed her on stages all over Arizona. She has featured for various traveling headliners including Kristin Key and Michael Longfellow!
- Raghu Adibhatia (Chicago, IL)
Raghu has been performing comedy since 2010 all over the Chicagoland area and the country. He also performs for private events. Some notable clubs he has performed at include Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank and Caroline’s on Broadway New York City. He recently was selected into the 2021 Best of the fest shows at the Burbank Comedy Festival.
- Sarah Garner (Brooklyn, NY)
Sarah Garner is a Brooklyn based stand up comedian. She’s a regular host and feature at comedy clubs across the country. Sarah was a finalist in the NY Queer Comedy Festival and was voted one of the top LGBTQ comics in the city. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Time Out New York and is the co-host of the podcast, Cheers for Queers.
- Cassidy Kulhanek (Chicago, IL)
Cassidy Kulhanek is an absurd maniac who escaped the South and brought her charm to the Windy City. She has performed in venues and on festivals across the southeast, has made appearances at New York clubs, and is currently bopping her way around the Chicago scene. She is a former writer for LaughLINE on Amazon Prime and has been told her twitter is “top tier.”
- Sandeep Sen (Brooklyn, NY)
Sandeep Sen is an Indian American stand up comedian based in New York. He is a blend of east-west cultures, which means he eats meat, but feels guilty about it, and only prays to Hindu Gods when he wants something. Check him out on the Fake Outrage Report- a podcast recorded live in NYC that tackles the latest public outcries and whine-fests, where he tells you what your feelings should be.
Show time runs approximately 90 minutes.
Please note the following important information:
- 2 drink minimum per person (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage)
- 18% service fee will be applied to all drink tabs at payment to be given directly to service staff.
- General Admission is based on first come first serve.
- Doors open 30min prior to start of show.
- All patrons must provide vaccination cards before entry. Digital copies will suffice.
- All patrons must be masked upon entry and until seated.
- Tickets are non-refundable.