The search is on for “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up,” a competition open to any and all comedians who think they have what it takes to be New York’s Funniest. Ten finalists will be chosen from an open call of hundreds to be judged by a panel of industry experts based on material, originality, and stage presence. The final show will take place as part of the 2014 New York Comedy Festival, which runs from November 5-9. The winner will receive a cash prize and a week of performances at Carolines on Broadway.
Finalists include: Adam Newman, Dave Smith, Emma Willmann, Joe List, Kevin Iso, Liza Treyger, Matteo Lane, Mike Cannon, Mike Recine, Ricky Velez, and Tommy Pope