Frantic! FREE Show Hosted By Aaron Berg!
Yamaneika Saunders, Dan Soder, Dan St. Germain, Kelsey Cook, Duncan Trussell, Abby Rosenquist, Eli Sairs, Courtney Fearrington
Mon · April 10, 2017
Doors: 9:30 pm / Show: 10:00 pm
This event is 16 and over
Come experience the best free show in all of Manhattan! Featuring club regulars, up & coming talent, and surprise drop-ins...this is Frantic! Hosted by Aaron Berg with Yamaneika Saunders, Dane Cook, Dan St. Germain, Kelsey Cook, Duncan Trussell, Abby Rosenquist, Eli Sairs, Courtney Fearrington, and More!
Aaron now makes his home in New York City where he works most of the top comedy clubs. Aaron just wrapped 13 episodes as Floyd in the groundbreaking new TV series 24 HOUR RENTAL which will be airing on Superchannel in 2013. He has appeared at the Boston Comedy Festival, the New York Comedy Festival, and performed a nationally televised gala set for the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival. His first solo show, The Underbelly Diaries ran off-Broadway at Theatre Row in NYC where it was chosen as "one of three shows you can't afford to miss" in the New York Daily News. The show has been adapted as a feature film and is being produced by Timshel Pictures. Aaron also recently appeared off-Broadway in Jeremy Levy's one act play 21 DAYS and is a subject in the upcoming documentary A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE about 6 Canadian Comedians who travelled to Israel to perform to diverse audiences. He will also be featured in Alan Zweig's new film WHEN JEWS WERE FUNNY. Additional recent Televison guest appearances include KING, Breakout Kings and Murdoch Mysteries. He has also been heard on CBC's The Debaters.
Yamaneika Saunders has been captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence for over a decade and across the entire country. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Yamaneika has since tackled both the New York and LA comedy scene by combining her high energy improv skills with a unique vulnerable perspective on life. This mix forces her to go beyond the typical humor one would expect to hear, and allows her to connect to audiences from any background. A semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing, one of the stars of Funny Girls on Oxygen and panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show, Yamaneika is finally bringing her talents to the world stage; let's just hope they can handle her...
Originally from Aurora, CO, Dan Soder started doing stand-up at 21 while attending the University of Arizona. After two years of playing clubs and casinos all over the southwest, Dan decided he'd had enough of extreme heat and venomous animals, so he moved to New York to get serious about stand-up. After living in New York for six years Dan has been featured on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, Conan, and appeared on Opie and Anthony. This year, you can see him on Comedy Central's The Half Hour and also see his commentary as a new cast member of MTV2's Guy Code.
Dan St. Germain
"St. Germain has a playful, freewheeling sensibility that sends the audience tumbling through daydreams of his design." —Time Out, NY
Dan St Germain was chosen as a featured comic in Variety's "10 Comics To Watch" list, was listed as one of Paste Magazine's Top 10 Great Underrated Comedians, named Time Out NY's "Comedy Break Out" of 2013, selected as one of Mandatory.com's "Comedians to Watch Out For" in 2014, and he's currently developing a show with FOX.
He's got a Half Hour special on Comedy Central and has appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Best Week Ever, @Midnight, We Love the 2000s, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, The Electric Company, Guy Code, and Friends of the People.
He's the creator and star of the web series Kicking Dan Out, was featured on My Damn Channel, In Security on Comedy Central Studios, and has collaborated with Above Average. Dan's been a guest on WTF with Marc Maron, Carolla, You Made it Weird, Ron and Fez, Bob and Tom, Fitzdog Radio, and The Artie Lange Show. He's starred in a Super Bowl commercial with Howard Stern, Jack Link's promos for Comedy Central, and was selected by Time Out New York as having one of the best jokes about New York City, on a list that included Woody Allen.
Check out My Dumb Friends, his podcast on the All Things Comedy Network and his album Bad at the Good Times on AST Records, both of which were listed by Paste Magazine as among the best podcasts and albums of 2014.
This winter he'll be hosting The Joke on HLN and appearing on New Girl.
Kelsey Cook's quick wit and relatable observations create an easy connection with her audiences. She's the daughter of an International Yo-Yo Champion and a Professional Foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life at a young age.
Cook's stand up has been featured on the show "Laughs" on FOX as well as "The ", and she was a finalist in the 2015 KROQ Kevin and Bean April Foolishness Contest in Los Angeles. She's won Washington State University's "Last Coug Standing" competition, the Renton Comedy Competition, the Key Peninsula Comedy Competition, and was runner up in the Hollywood Comedy Competition. Cook was also selected to perform in the She-Devil Comedy Festival in New York City, as well as the Seattle International Comedy Competition and Big Sky International Comedy Competition. In 2013, her comedy gained worldwide attention when one of her comedy videos was featured on the front page of Yahoo.com.
Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian who currently stars on Syfy channel's "Joe Rogan Questions Everything". Duncan's popular podcast, "The Duncan Trussell Family Hour" (www.duncantrussell.com), is known for its blend of humor, fringe ideas, eclectic guests, and great interviews. He regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and has performed at Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin. In addition, Duncan has appeared on "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time", Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time", and Funny or Die's "Drunk History".
Abby Rosenquist started performing stand up while pursuing a degree in construction engineering at the University of Nebraska. Since graduation her dark, fast paced comedy has gotten her invited to perform at various festivals and venues all over including the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Laughing Skull Festival, and Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Abby will be making her television debut on Fuse's Uproarious this fall.
I do stand-up comedy in the Washington DC/Baltimore area. When I am sitting at (real) work I cannot do stand-up comedy, so I'll maybe sometimes do this instead.
Courtney Fearrington is a Washington D.C. native that has already shown he has the ability to make any group of people laugh. As a comedian, former US Marine, and husband, he can cross boundaries and touch on a variety of topics. Courtney has quickly become a fixture in the DC area comedy scene. Recently has been a finalist in comedy competitions in VA and MD, as well as a finalist in the annual DC's funniest college competition. Along with touring clubs all over the area he can be heard weekly on his own internet radio show "Should Be Laughing" on WGMU radio.