Al Del Bene (U.S.A) 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, he quickly became a staple of the underground comedy scene there. After bleeding NY dry of every last joke about how miserable living there 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 Dave 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.
If you don’t believe us, listen to what these people have to say…..
“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
And Steven J Whiteley – Steven has performed with the likes of Stephen K Amos, Ed Byrne, Adam Hills, Steady Eddy and Jimeoin, to name just a few. He now performs extensively on cruise ships around the world, but likes to tour Australia when he’s back on home soil.
His highly successful Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival shows, Natural Born Komedian and Natural Born Komedian 2 – Born Again, attracted the attention of Mary Tobin, who asked Steven to compere one of her productions “The Best of the Ed Fest”, with none other than Stephen K Amos and Ed Byrne.
He took a two year hiatus from comedy in 2008, but returned to the stage in 2010 to critical acclaim. His natural style and off centre observations on almost every topic including facebook, Australian town names and even dinosaurs have had audiences everywhere roaring with laughter. Regularly travelling to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and regional Australia, Steven will be sure to be performing near you soon, don’t miss the opportunity to check out this very original comedian.