Al Del Bene L.A. Comedy Awards’ Comedian of The Year
Al Del Bene started doing comedy in Boston at the age of 18. Upon moving to NYC, hequickly became a staple of the underground comedy scene there. After bleeding NY dry of every last joke about how miserable livingthere made him, Al moved to sunny L.A., where he is a regular at The World Famous Laugh Factory on Sunset.
His TV appearances include Comics Unleashed, NESN Comedy All Stars, Jon Lovitz Presents and he was cut out of the film My Best Friends Girl. Al has travelled to Kuwait and Iraq, with the U.S.O. to perform for the troops, and has also performed comedy & music for more than one hundred sold out Stadiums and Arenas as a featured act on Dane Cook’s Isolated Incident Tour.
With Bruce Griffiths – Bruce is so good your other favourite comedians tell his jokes – he writes for them! See it for yourself from the widely acclaimed Mr Griffiths. His writing credits are astonishing, “The Glass House”, “Good News Week”, “Enough Rope With Andrew Denton”, “Club Veg”, the “Doug Mulray Breakfast Program” material for fellow Comic Of The Year winners The Umbilical Brothers’. For Jason Alexander he co-wrote the former “Seinfeld” star’s sell-out “Comedy Christmas”. The credit list goes on and on with names we can’t mention. But live, Bruce is a one liner genius that has to be seen to be believed. DO NOT MISS HIM! Trust us you will talk about him for days…
“The sheer quantity of gags means that you’re never far from a piece a brilliant comedy”. – Chortle UK
And David Smiedt
Described by Adam Hills, host of “Spicks and Specks” as “a living breathing joke machine”. David is the author of six humorous books and writes for a wide range of magazines. In fact, he is the only journalist in Australian publishing history to be in concurrent issues of lads-mag Ralph and Your Garden. Topical, charming and equally comfortable in all mediums, David’s comedy will entertain and uplift.
“A comic whom your mother would love.” – Helen Razer, the Melbourne Age
“Stylish and funny” – The Sunday
“Refreshing, sincere and engaging.” – Rip It Up
“Think Dorothy Parker meets Graham Kennedy.” – TalkFringe
“Disarmingly charming” – The Adelaide Advertiser.
“He captured the entire audience in the first five minutes of the show and had them eating out of his hands.” – Funny Tonne, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival
“Make an appointment to meet David Smiedt. If the post-show buzz is anything to go by, a lot more people are going to want to meet him.” –The Pun.
“Sharp dressed, sharp minded and very affable.” – DB Magazine
“A name to remember.” – Comedy Beast magazine
“The energetic Smiedt as MC does a fine line in disarming self-deprecation, charming the audience with amusing trivia then slipping in neat puns and barbed twists.” – Gaggingforit.com.au
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