Comedy


 

Join host Tyler Fischer (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) every Thursday at Gotham Market for a hilarious night of stand-up comedy. We’ll have a new lineup of comedians every week so be sure to check on Mondays to see who’s up next!

 

Thursday, August 16

Kenny DeForest (Seth Myers)

Kenny DeForest is a New York City-based comic best known as a producer and co-host of “Comedy at the Knitting Factory”, widely considered to be one of the best independently run comedy shows in the country, and is a regular presence on the New York City comedy scene at large.

He has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, HBO’s “Crashing”, and TruTV’s “Friends of the People.” In 2017, he recorded his debut stand-up album “B.A.D. Dreams” with Comedy Dynamics, and in 2015 he was named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch.”

Samantha Ruddy (College Humor)

Samantha Ruddy tells jokes, writes funny stuff, and weasels her way into your heart with her girl-next-door charm. At the age of 26, she’s headlined Carolines on Broadway and has been featured at national comedy festivals like New York Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, and Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Samantha has appeared in videos for Comedy Central and performed on shows like Whiplash, Patton Oswalt and Friends, and the Stella Classic Nightclub Show.

Brooklyn Magazine called her one of Brooklyn’s 50 Funniest People, BUST says she’s a comic “you should be obsessed with,” and Splitsider recently featured her for “Follow Friday.” Samantha is a skilled joke writer and her comedy is clever, disarming, and sly.

Jonathan Randall (ABC + NBC)

Jonathan Randall is a very polite guy, if you laugh at his jokes he may even be your friend on any social network you like. Growing up in Miami, globe trotting adventures, and an obsession with American pop culture give Jonathan a shocking yet hilarious view of the world. He loves entertaining audiences with his unique blend of optimism, absurdity, controversy, and devilish charm.

Jonathan performed at clubs, colleges, and events across North America and beyond. He is a regular on the NYC comedy scene.

Jonathan has performed in The New York Underground Comedy Festival and was featured on ABC and Comedy Central for his part in the “Andy Kaufman Awards” during the first New York Comedy Festival. He can be heard on Sirius Satellite radio and hosted on the Internet sites TVTONIC and TITANTV. He wrote and directed a video segment that appeared on NBC’s Late night with Conan O’Brien. He has written for MTV and appeared as a talking head on the networks “FNMTV.”

Tyler Fischer (Host)

Tyler Fischer is an actor, comedian, and viral content creator. You’ve seen him onYounger on TV Land, Chicago Med on NBC, Startup on Amazon, and America’s Got Talent. Tyler has over eight million views on his YouTube videos, was recently named “The Best New Impressionist” by the NY Times and just appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Last Week Tonight on HBO.