JUST ANNOUNCED! 2019 Carolines Comedy Madness Guidelines

December, 4 2018 Posted by admin

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The dates for the 2019 Carolines Comedy Madness stand-up tournament have just been announced.  The competition will take place on March 5, 12, 19, 26 and 27.  

Below are the submission guidelines for any comedians interested in participating.

2019 Comedy Madness Submission Guidelines: 

To be considered for the 2019 Comedy Madness competition, please submit by sending a 5-7 minute good quality video link (not .mov file, but link.. it’s totally fine if it’s password protected) to comedymadness2019@gmail.com

Please only submit if you’re available to participate in all of the rounds of Comedy Madness which are: 

- Round 1: Tuesday, March 5th at 7pm – 1 minute sets, 64 comics

- Round 2: Tuesday, March 12th at 7pm – 2 minute sets, 32 comics

- Round 3: Tuesday, March 19th at 7pm – 5 minute sets, 16 comics

- Round 4: Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm  - 7 minute sets, 8 comics

- Finals: Wednesday, March 27th at 7:30pm – 10 minute sets (final 4), 15 minute sets (final 2)

IMPORTANT: Please confirm in your email submission that you are available all of those dates. If we don’t have this confirmation of your availability we will not be able to enter you into the competition. 

The submission cut-off is Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 6pm EST. After that, we can not enter you into the competition. 

You may be asked to perform on one of two audition rounds in February (dates for those TBD). If you are not asked to perform on an audition round, that does not mean you’re not in the competition, it just means we would like to see you live before making any final decisions. 

The 2019 Comedy Madness Roster will be announced on Wednesday, February 13th at noon on the @CarolinesonBway social media and website.

Thanks so much and good luck!

Let “The Madness” Begin!

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David Angelo Named “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up at the 2017 New York Comedy Festival

November, 14 2017 Posted by admin

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Comedian David Angelo out-joked ten other finalists at the tenth annual New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition at Carolines on Broadway on Saturday, November 11.   The competition, launched in 2008 as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival, is open to any and all New York-based comedians who think they have what it takes to make ‘em laugh here — and anywhere.  This year’s competition — hosted by The Roastmaster General Jeff Ross — featured a group of The Big Apple’s best and brightest young comedians who competed over three semi-final rounds to make it to finals to vie for the coveted title of New York’s Funniest Stand-Up.   In addition to Angelo, the other competition finalists who performed were Jocelyn Chia, Francis Ellis, Katie Hannigan, Kevin Iso, Frank Liotti, JP McDade, Usama Siddique, Tom Thakkar, Martin Urbano and Jacob Williams.

In addition to winning the New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition, David’s other accomplishments include a 2012 Writers Guild nomination, a 2011 Prime Time Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series, and a 2009 Time Out New York ”Joke of the  Year” Award. He has performed stand-up at the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin, the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland.

He’s appeared on CBS’s 2 Broke Girls, Fox News’ Red Eye and Comedy Central’s Mash-Up, as well as his ow Comedy Central show Nothin’s Easy.

Past winners of New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition are Julian McCullough (2008), Myq Kaplan (2009), Nate Bargatze (2010), Dan Soder (2011),Michael Che (2012), Joe Machi (2013), Rickey Velez (2014), Matt Pavich (2015), and Tim Dillon (2016).

Follow David Angelo on Twitter:  @MrDavidAngelo

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Introducing The Time Out New York Comedy Showcase

March, 17 2015 0 Comments Posted by admin

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Carolines on Broadway and Time Out New York are excited to announce a new monthly stand-up comedy series, the Time Out New York Comedy Showcase. Click here to purchase tickets and check out Time Out New York‘s blurb about the new monthly showcase below: “See the hottest comics in the city at the brand new Time Out […]

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