Kansas City, Missouri native Esau McGraw is one of the original members of the improv group PCP (The Phat Comedy Players) where he often played up to eight characters in one night. Audiences adore his quirky down-to-earth characters, making him one of the most sought-after comics in the country. Esau currently hosts Chocolate Sundaes, one of the most popular comedy shows in Los Angeles at the world famous Laugh Factory. His television credits include Showtime's Big Black Comedy Show, BET'sComic View and One Mic Stand, Jamie Foxx Presents, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and Martin Lawrence presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up to name a few. He made his film debut in Idlewild as the character Stuttering Sonny, has appeared in Dance Fu directed by Cedric the Entertainer and was featured in the hit stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know.
Long Beach, CA native and stand-up comic Jason Collings toured the country and shared the stage with some of the biggest names in comedy early on in his career. Opening for some of the greats turned him into a headliner and respectively, he is now headlining the country on his own bringing his observational and highly conversational trademark comedy to the masses. Proving to be a powerhouse in the field of entertainment, Collings owned the late night stage on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and has showcased his comedic prowess on BET’s Comic View and on VH-1. He is also a frequent staple at The Comedy Store in Hollywood, the Improv comedy clubs, Laugh Factory, The Ice House in Pasadena, and at The Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.
What started as a mere hobby has turned into what is sure to be a life-long career for Jason Collings and if you have the chance to see him live, you are sure to become a fan of his brand of comedy that has crowds roaring with laughter from coast to coast.
The Chattanooga, Tennessee native believes in making the most of the talent God has given him in abundance. Armed with good looks, paralyzing charm and comic genius he is definitely the triple threat the comedy, television and movie industries have been begging for!
Sorrells’ journey through the entertainment and stand-up scenes hasn’t been easy. His esteemed Texas Southern University education is matched only by challenging life lessons and his insatiable passion for comedy. Using the wisdom of his grandfather as a guide, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” as a blueprint and his membership in the elite Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity as a foundation of pride and distinction, Billy followed the path of most true artists. He channeled his experience, pain and wild personality into his unique style of comedy. On stage his stand-up is layered with clever humor, real talk, and sexy flavor.
Comedy’s Kasanova is revolutionizing the comedy industry and he’s taking millions of viewers along for the white knuckle ride! Sorrells’ “Sh!t Black Girls Say” parody is airing on YouTube to extraordinary demand and stirring considerable controversy. The buzz surrounding the satirical skit caught the attention of the Tonight Show’s Jay Leno, and flooded the pages of daily tabloids including the Huffington Post, New York Daily News and the Miami Herald. A subscription to Billy’s YouTube page opens fans up to a world of gut-bending comedy spoofs including the wildly popular “Man Code” series and the hilariously irreverent “Cat Fax” sketches. Sorrells is also a member of the groundbreaking “5 Degrees of Comedy” and “Back Pew Comedy” groups. Their multi-city tour blazed a trail of loyal followers at colleges and prestigious comedy clubs across the nation, including the famed LA Laff Factory and Houston’s Improv.
Don’t look for this talented comic to take a break anytime soon. He makes his big screen debut in two films: Because i LOVE You,
Billy Sorrells vowed to make the world his personal stage, and won’t stop until he becomes a household name. Stay tuned as he makes you fall in love, with comedy.
Comedian/Actor Arsenio Hall says; “Aida has something I never had when starting my stand up career. She has tremendous self-confidence! That combined with being funny should be lethal.” Her comedy is a colorful splash in the bland world of affairs, becoming the first and only Latina to ever appear on BET’s “Comic View: One Mic Stand”.
Currently wowing audiences on the L.A. Comedy scene with her regular appearances at The Improv, Laugh Factory, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club this Puerto Rican Latina is a regular opener on the road for Russell Peters and has toured abroad performing for the troops on USO Tours.
And if writing jokes isn’t enough, this infinite threat has taken her pen to the stage with her One Woman Show “No Kisses for Free”, which she co-wrote with Gary Hardwick (Deliver us From Eva, The Brothers) which is set for a 3 week run in Los Angeles in Spring 2011. She also created/wrote/starred in “The Greatest Song” alongside Lamman Rucker (Why Did I Get Married, Meet The Browns) distributed by Image Entertainment.
Aida recently hosted the Miss California Latina Pageant, first time in its 20 plus year history for a comedian to host. Look for Aida on season 2 of Latino 101 on SiTV and as Bea onthe new hit web series “Illegal” taking the Internet by storm.
For over a decade, SPIKE-DID-IT-EVENTS has proudly presented MO BETTER MONDAYS ALL-STAR COMEDY JAM, featuring the hottest urban comedians from all over the country. Comics regularly featured on Def Comedy Jam, BET, HBO, Showtime, feature films and Comedy Central round out an always awesome line-up. Such acts as Dave Chappelle, Corey Holcomb, Kevin Hart, Mike Epps and Lunelle have all come out to perform.