Late Night Comedy in the Tropicana Room

Lucy Fest: The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents:

Late Night Comedy in the Tropicana Room

Fri, August 3, 2012

Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:30 pm

The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center

This late night time slot is where comics from around the nation perform their newest, and sometimes blue-est material in the Tropicana Room. Beer and wine served. Contains adult material.

Mark Normand
Mark Normand
Mark Normand was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, where at an early age he was exposed to the odd sides of life. As a kid he spent most of his time acting in plays and shooting short films. Mark started doing comedy right after college and quickly moved to New York. Mark now works comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been involved in many festivals including Portland, Seattle, DC, Boston and most recently was featured at the Montreal Comedy Festival. Mark also recently appeared on the last season of Last Comic Standing. In NYC Mark now runs two independent comedy shows, one of which is recorded for a popular podcast called 'We're all Friends Here' on Breakthruradio.com.
Adam Newman
Adam Newman
In 2010, Adam was named one of Comedy Central's Comics to Watch. In 2011, Adam's critically acclaimed debut stand-up CD, Not for Horses, was released by Rooftop Comedy. In 2012, Adam will make his TV stand-up debut on John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central. Adam has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Chicago, Atlanta's Laughing Skull Festival, Austin's Out of Bounds Festival, North Carolina's Laugh Your Asheville Off Festival, the New Orleans Comedy Arts Festival, and has been a finalist for the Andy Kaufman Award and the Boston Comedy Festival. Adam's TV appearances include MTV's The CollegeHumor Show and F'nMTV, TV Guide Channel's 100 Shows to Watch Before You Die, the Tyra Banks Show (weird), and dozens of CollegeHumor Originals on CollegeHumor.com, including their popular series Very Mary Kate, Hardly Working, and High Times Editorial Office. Adam has been featured in Time Out NY and the New York Daily News, wrote for Run it Back on Cartoon Network, and recently starred in an Animal Planet pilot called Cute Hunters. Adam lives in a very small apartment in Brooklyn, NY.
Kyle Grooms
Kyle Grooms
Best known for his hilarious half-hour stand-up special on Comedy Central and his guest appearances on VH-1, NBC’s Last Comic Standing and Chappelle’s Show, Kyle started doing stand-up at a local Miami night club while holding down a day job as Art Director at the Spanish-language network Univision. After a few years honing his act in Miami, Kyle said goodbye to Spanish TV and returned to New Jersey, where he was born. Within just a few months, Kyle has become a regular on the New York City comedy scene. Kyle has performed at New York’s top comedy clubs, including Carolines, Comic Strip, Comedy Cellar and Gotham. He delivers an honest and intelligent view of the world and gives an intimate look into his life experiences growing up in the American melting pot. Kyle has a sharp sense of humor that appeals to a broad audience. His first comedy CD, The Legend of the Jersey Devil, was named one of iTunes’ Top 100 Comedy CD’s of 2009. Kyle has been featured on several television, radio and Internet broadcasts, including P-Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, The Byron Allen Show, BET Comic View, Red Carpet Fashion, and for international flavor, Le Grande Journal in France. Kyle also has several appearances in national TV ad campaigns under his belt for companies including T-Mobile, Sears, Career Builders and Holiday Inn Express. Kyle continues to grow as an stand-up comedian, writer and actor and can be seen performing worldwide.
Venue Information:
The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center
2 West Third Street
Jamestown, NY, 14701
http://www.lucy-desi.com/