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Nicky Paris

Named “A Comic To Watch” by The Huffington PostNicky Paris is an Italian-American stand-up comedian whose career began in New York City at the ripe age of 17, where he quickly became a fixture in the Big Apple’s comedy circuit. 

Nicky’s standout and electrifying comedy have earned praise from a multitude of media outlets and publications such as Entertainment Tonight, Forbes, The Los Angeles Times, TMZ, Forbes, People Magazine, and more, as not only one of comedy’s budding LGBTQ standout acts breaking down barriers but as a universal rising force in standup comedy.

First introduced to television viewers on The Wendy Williams Show as on-air talent at 19, he used his sharp wit and love for juicy, celebrity gossip for Wendy’s “Street Talk” segments where he quickly became a regular for the segment on the hit talk show.

Soon after, Elite Daily tapped Paris to become one of their lead cast members for their hit web show GEN WHY, where he has represented millennials for over six seasons along with some of the biggest internet personalities on the web.

After appearing on a handful of specials such as MTV’s Epic Fails of 2015, 2016, It’s Complicated and Video Love as well as Lifetime and the Off-Broadway Production of My Big Gay Italian Funeral, he quickly carved himself a space in Los Angeles’ stand-up comedy landscape after becoming a west coast resident and can be seen nightly in Los Angeles’ premiere comedy clubs and as the new host on this season of LATV’s The Zoo.

Nicky is also the host of the hit Daddy Issues podcast with Dean McDermott and Adam Hunter presented by The Comedy Store which debuted on Apple’s Top Podcast chart that has created a media storm of headlines around the world for its authentic no-holds-barred conversation and celebrity guests like Tori SpellingDenise RichardsJay MohrPerez Hilton, Russell PetersScott Baio and more.

Nicky recently performed on the first LGBTQ stand-up showcase at RuPaul’s Dragcon in both Los Angeles and New York City with Mean Girls’ Daniel Franzese and will be bringing his comedy overseas for the first Dragcon UK in January 2020.

After performing in TBS’ New York Comedy Festival last year, Nicky will be headlining the legendary Caroline’s on Broadway as part of their “Breakout Artist Series,” which puts the spotlight on the very best and brightest emerging stand-up comedians in their very own headlining show.

Carolines on Broadway is proud to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series, a series which put 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.

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