Stand-Up Showcase

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival presents

Stand-Up Showcase

Fri, August 4, 2017

6:00 pm

The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts

$15.00

A showcase featuring some of the hottest names in comedy who have appeared on Last Comic StandingLeno, Conan, Letterman, and more!

***This show is FREE for U.S. military past & present***

Rondell Sheridan
Rondell Sheridan
Rondell Sheridan has pretty much done it all, From the tonight show with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, to Late night with Conan O'brien. Thrown in several Showtime comedy specials and it's all been gravy. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. Many of you might know him from his appearances on over 200 sitcom. Including the lovable dad, Victor Baxter, on Disney's That's So Raven. Currently touring his new one man show called "If you're over 40 and you know it, Clap your hands. Strap yourself in, it's gonna be a wild ride!
Emma Willmann
Emma Willmann
Maine native and Comedy Cellar regular, Emma is one of the top comedians in New York City. Emma made her late night debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2016 and has also performed standup on Fuse’s Uproarious, Seeso’s Night Train with Wyatt Cenac and The Guest List and AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live. In 2017, Emma had the opportunity to record a set for the CNN series The History of Comedy. Later this year you can catch Emma on the MTV International talking head series, Vidiots, as a cast regular and on the web series Gay Girl Straight Girl, 2 Girls one Show, and Janice Gunter Ghost Hunter (all set for release in 2017).
In addition to television, Emma has her own comedy show, The Check Spot on SiriusXM and is a regular co- host on Wake Up with Taylor! On SiriusXM STARZ.
In 2015, Emma was selected as a New Face at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She’s also appeared at The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Houston’s Whatever Fest, San Francisco Sketchfest, the SiriusXM South Beach Comedy Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Mardi Gras Comedy Festival in Australia and her own sold out show in the New York Comedy Festival.
Emma has also performed at colleges and clubs all over the country. In addition to touring as a headliner, Emma has opened for distinguished acts such as Louie Anderson, Louis C.K and Carly Aquilino. Emma beat out hundreds of comedians to be named one of the 10 Funniest comics as part of Caroline’s New York’s Funniest competition in 2014. She’s also been named one of the 10 Funniest Woman in NYC by Time Out NY and one of the 100 Woman We Love by GO Magazine. In 2016, Emma was featured in Elle Magazine’s Women in Comedy issue
Adam Newman
Adam Newman
Adam Newman is taking the comedy scene by storm. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s The Half Hour, @midnight, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Last year, Adam released his second stand-up album, Killed, and toured with Bo Burnham on the Make Happy tour. Adam recently relocated to Los Angeles from New York City.
Michelle Buteau
Michelle Buteau
Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, comedian/host/performer Michelle Buteau brings a cheeky swagger, unique perspective and big personality to stage and screen. You can catch her co-hosting on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey weekdays at 9AM. Michelle has been a staple at VH1 appearing on countless I Love The series, Best Week Ever, where she was nominated for a New Now Next Award, and also played the sassy sidekick on The Jenny McCarthy Show. As a comedian, Buteau has toured the country performing at colleges, clubs and comedy festivals. Her television stand-up appearances include the The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Comedy Central and Last Comic Standing. As well as playing Private Robinson on FOX's critically acclaimed series Enlisted, Michelle is also known as 'The Crazy Girlfriend' on Comedy Central's Key & Peele and Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show. Michelle's dynamic presence both on television and on the stage, bringing an unapologetic frankness to every performance will have you saying "Hey, Girl Hey!" the rest of your day.
Tammy Pescatelli
Tammy Pescatelli
Arguably one of the hardest working women in comedy today, Tammy Pescatelli brings brassy sexiness with a female voice of witty sarcasm to her audiences, holding her own on the topics of sports, television, dating and family life using tongue-in-cheek humor. She is one of the only female comedians who is relatable to every audience member-male & female. After seeing her perform, nearly everyone wishes she was their best friend or sister!

Tammy’s most recent one-hour special, the top downloaded, Finding The Funny (available on Netflix & iTunes) is just one of her new and noteworthy endeavors. Including recent big appearances on The View and The Howard Stern Show and her being chosen by Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg to be a part of their Dirty, Sexy, Funny franchise that included a hilarious all-female slate of standup comedians comedy special on EPIX/Hulu, a touring show and a pilot for A&E.

With a slew of other accolades under her belt – including co-creating, executive producing, writing and starring in her own reality show, A Stand-Up Mother, on the WeTV Network – Tammy has appeared on a number of television shows like The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (twice), A&E’s Donnie Loves Jenny(twice), Bravo’s Rocco’s Dinner Party, CBS’s The Talk, NBC’s Last Comic Standing: The Best of the Best, her own Comedy Central Present Special that won that year’s Comedy Central’s Standup Showdown, and many, many more.

Tammy’s career jumpstarted after appearing – and being one of the Final 5 – on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Her season played out to more than 17 million viewers, garnering her a mass of loyal new fans that found themselves alongside the others she had created by years of touring the comedy clubs.

It solidified her as one of the sharpest women in the comedy world!
Pescatelli also guested a number of times on the syndicated Comics Unleashed show and was chosen for their “Best of the Best” that was a world-wide top selling DVD. Internationally she also was featured on the Best of the Just For Laughs, in Montreal, Quebec Canada and The World Stands Up & The Laugh Factory in Europe and Australia.


Tammy’s material is a currently a fixture on the comedy channels of Sirius XM Radio and she is a regular guest of: The Howard Stern Wrap Up Show, Jenny McCarthy’s “Dirty, Sexy, Funny” (where she often co-hosts), TapOut, Opie and Anthony (Jim)and Bennington (formerly Ron & Fez).
She has made frequent appearances on the syndicated The Bob & Tom Show .

Her film credits include: Made in Brooklyn, Single: A Documentary Film and Everybody Wants to Be Italian.

Also a regular on USO Comedy tours, Tammy is honored and humbled to have been privileged to have entertained our troops all over the world.

She currently continues to tour and sell-out shows around the country, while preparing for another new one hour special, “Tammy Pescatelli’s After School Special”-which is set to film later this year.
Venue Information:
The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts
116 E 3rd St.
Jamestown, NY, 14701
http://reglenna.com/