Sunday, June 29, 2014

Jewish Week's Funniest Comedian to be Selected Tonight in New York


Attention Stand-up Jewish comedy fans! Tonight's the night that the 2014 Funniest Jewish Comedian in New York will be chosen at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York City.
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After three weeks of preliminaries, the finals at 318 West 53rd Street will be an evening of Jewish comedy and selection of the winner, starting at 7pm with advance seating starting at 6:30pm.

The evening of laughs, hosted by up and coming young comedian David Finkelstein, will feature professional Jewish comedians Yisrael Campbell, Corey Kahaney, and Geoff Kole.

Campbell is the creator and star of his one-man show, Circumcise Me!. Kahaney has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, The Late Show, and The Late Late Show. Kole is the producer of the Jewish Week annual Funniest Comedian Contest and a stand-up comic in his own right.

We'll be attending and videotaping the fun, so if you can't be there in person, watch for funny clips from the show in the weeks ahead. 

Here's a sample from the third preliminary contest that we attended on June 15. Rina Blech was the winner of that night's session with her funny routine shown below. Enjoy!

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