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Stand Up Showcase Feat. Leah Bonnema, Shane Torres, and Many More!

Tuesday August 14, 2018 Tue Aug 14, 2018  8PM

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Yannis Pappas

Yannis can be seen every night on the new ABC/Univision network Fusion, where he hosts Fusion Live.  Yannis has been featured on Comedy Central, VH1's Best Week Ever and Good Morning America on ABC. He tours the world doing stand up comedy and is known for his immensely popular characters Mr. Panos and Maurica. Along with Director Jesse Scaturro, he is the co-founder of the comedy production company Ditch Films. Follow Yannis on twitter @yannispappas. 

Leah Bonnema

Leah Bonnema is one of Huffington Post’s Favorite Female Comedians and College Candy’s Funniest Female Comics. She’s been featured on VH1, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, IFC’s Comedy Drop, Above Average, Elite Daily, Arise, Internet Action Force, ComedyTimeTV, VProud’s You’re Not Crazy series, Patrice O’Neal’s The Black Philip Show and is a regular on Riotcast Radio’s The Hole. Leah had the honor of performing for the troops in Iraq, was a finalist in ‘New York's Funniest’ during the NY Comedy Festival and was featured on ‘The America Stands Up Showcase’ at The Magner's Glasgow Comedy Fest. The NY Times said Leah is “one of the city’s most consistently excellent young comics” and The Scotsman called her “A force of nature”.  Leah has been a freelance writer for United Stations, Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice, Funny or Die’s Billy on The Street and HuffPo’s series #CelebsHaveIssues. She hails from Maine and received her degree in Honors Cultural Studies and Women’s Studies from McGill University. She loves animals, guacamole nachos and Gandalf. For more information go to 

Shane Torres

Shane Torres is a touring stand up, writer, host, and actor from Texas. So far in 2017 you can catch him performing stand up on both Night Train and The Guest List for Seeso, in addition to AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live. He made his late night debut on Conan in 2016 and made an appearance Uproarious for Fuse. You may have also caught him performing on Last Comic Standing (NBC), Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops (CMT), or as a New Face at JFL Montreal (2013). He’s performed at many festivals all over the country including Bridgetown Comedy Festival, RIOT LA, High Plains Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, and many more. Shane has appeared on popular podcasts such as Savage Love and Comedy Bang Bang. He is the creator of the podcast radio show Help Wanted. Shane has also contributed writing to Splitsider, Paste Magazine, Laughspin, The Portland Mercury, and Nailed Magazine.

Katie Hannigan

Katie Hannigan is a Brooklyn based comic. Katie recently presented an original show in the NY Fringe Festival, The Comedienne Project, a stand up show with sketches examining the reception of women comedians. Katie also recently release Pin Up Yours! A satirical photo calendar poking fun at classic pin up portraits. Katie has been featured on The Oxygen Network, Laughs on Fox, and Good Day Ny. After moving to New York in 2008, Katie founded the company Everywhere Theatre Group which focused on original performance critiquing human relationships with technology. In 2009, Katie began performing stand up in New York’s alt comedy scene, and branched into the club genre. Drawing on her eclectic performance background which includes acting, mime and experimental vocal performance, Katie’s stand up is theatrical with a wholesome midwestern darkness. Katie has performed at many top clubs and alt venues in NYC. Her writing has been featured by Landline TV and MTVOther. Her future projects include an independent web series, Space Cab, a scifi comedy about an intergalactic cab driver is available for preview on her website,

Damien Lemon

Host Of truTV's "Comedy Knockout" MTV2's "Guy Code" The Amazing Spiderman

Brooklyn native Damien Lemon's comedy career began from his seat in the back of public school classrooms over 20 years ago and continued at his college alma mater, Clark Atlanta University, where he fine-tuned his ability to make people laugh until they cough and choke. Over the last few years, he has rapidly built a name for himself on the New York City comedy circuit and beyond. On stage, his material comes from everywhere and nowhere, from fornicating politicians driving up sex prices to the "Stop BCC'N!" campaign, and is delivered with a flair that can best be described as an all-inclusive bug-out session.

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Tue Aug 14, 2018
Stand Up NY
236 W 78 St
New York, NY 10024
18 & over. 16+ w/Parent or Guardian. $18 Beverage Minimum Per Person.

Stand Up NY

Stand Up Showcase Feat. Leah Bonnema, Shane Torres, and Many More!

Tuesday August 14, 2018 Tue Aug 14, 2018  8PM