Jay Mandyam was pushed into doing stand-up comedy by one of his college professors at the age of 19. He has performed at clubs and colleges all over the nation, and worked with national headliners including: Whitney Cummmings, Chris Hardwick, Pauly Shore, Louie Anderson, D.L. Hughley, & his comedic idols Christopher Titus and Paul Reiser. Jay’s comedy focuses on himself, his life, and his relationships with people, and growing up a minority in the south. Jay was featured on the third season of the hit HBO TV show “Silicon Valley”. He also made a couple of appearances Comedy Central’s “@midnight with Chris Hardwick” and was a guest on Howard Stern’s “The Wrap Up Show”. In addition to stand-up, Jay is an accomplished writer, having written on Russell Brand’s TV show, the upcoming Netflix show “The Fix with Jimmy Carr”, D.L. Hughley’s Netflix special “Contrarian”, and Adam Sandler’s Netflix special “100% Fresh”.
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.