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Breakout Artist Comedy Series: Jay Mandyam

Carolines on Broadway is proud to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series, a series that puts the spotlight on the very best and brightest emerging stand-up comedians in their very own headlining show. These are the comedians that are currently plying their trade and honing their craft on their way to becoming the stars of tomorrow.

Jay Mandyam was pushed into doing stand-up comedy by one of his college professors at the age of 19. He has worked with national headliners including: Whitney Cummmings, Chris Hardwick, Tim Allen, & his comedic idols Christopher Titus and Paul Reiser. For the last few years, Jay has been seen opening regularly for Russell Peters, DL Hughley, and the late Louie Anderson.

Jay’s comedy focuses on himself; sharing stories about all the times his big mouth has gotten him in trouble. In 2018, Jay made his international debut by touring India. As for television, Jay was featured on the hit HBO show “Silicon Valley”. He also made a couple of appearances on Comedy Central’s “@midnight”, Howard Stern’s “The Wrap Up Show”, and “Modern Family”. In addition to stand-up, Jay is an accomplished writer, having written on Russell Brand’s TV show, the Netflix show “The Fix”, and Adam Sandler’s Netflix special “100% Fresh”. In 2019, Jay was seen every night as “Indian Jay” on “The DL Hughley Show” on TVOne. In 2022, Jay will make his late night stand-up comedy television debut on “Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!”