Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
18 & over
Two items minimum per person
Myq Kaplan: Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike Kaplan” when done correctly or however you like, he’s not picky). The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. The way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.” Myq just made his debut on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” and his half-hour “Comedy Central Presents” special will appear in 2010 (a year for which Punchline Magazine says to watch out for Myq). He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” at the New Faces show of the 2009 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, was voted 2008’s Best Local Comedian in the Boston Phoenix, and won the 2009 NY’s Funniest Standup Competition. A Jewy-ish vegan atheist who spells the name “Mike” weird, Myq enjoys words, social justice, Netflix, and comic books. Also non-comic books, ping-pong, and being great with women. And grammar and run-on sentence fragments. And of course, being hilarious to his demographic, which is anyone who might know the word “demographic.”
Jasper Redd: A native of Tennessee, Jasper Redd began his comedy career in San Francisco. He has since been performing non-stop at comedy clubs and colleges all over the country.
In 2005, he was hailed as one of the standout New Faces at Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival, and has been a featured performer in the "Comedians of Comedy" U.S. tour with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis. His television appearances include "Late Night with Conan O'Brien", "Last Call with Carson Daly," Comedy Central's "Premium Blend," and HBO's "Def Comedy Jam." Last year, he toured colleges around the country as the host of American Eagle's Campus Comedy Challenge.