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Growing up and attending school in Silver Spring, MD, Broady has always loved being the center of attention and humoring others. He was named “Biggest Comedian” by the Senior Class of 2004 at Springbrook High School. Making others laugh, and being the biggest comedian/class clown came naturally to him, and it was not until teachers, family, and friends suggested that he hone his skills of comedy and apply them towards acting that he found use of his talent
Ever since moving to LA in 2010, Broady has been making a name for himself in the comedy scene, performing at The Comedy Store, working with Donnell Rawlings (“Chappelle’s Show”) and opening for Cedric The Entertainer.
Brandon Lescure is a stand-up comic, actor, writer, and promoter. He has performed at many comedy clubs on the east coast, as well as The Velveeta Room in Austin, TX. Brandon was also a finalist in the Magooby's Joke House Comedian of the Year Competition. When he's not hitting the comedy stage in the Baltimore/DC area, he can be found writing, directing and acting with his sketch comedy group Color Me Funny.
From featuring for the Last Comic Standing’s Reject Tour to warming up the audience for the PBS television show Money Wise, Chipp Jones’ irreverent, thought-provoking brand of comedy has audiences rolling in the aisles throughout Washington DC and up and down the East Coast.
Whether he’s suggesting a new Hallmark card collection to celebrate Congress’s recent “apology for slavery” or wondering why a recent celebrity didn’t just pay the money for a “spotter” to cut him down after sexual asphyxiation, Jones is fast-becoming a well-known comic on the DC area comedy scene and has twice made it to the finals of Maryland’s Funniest Comic. He is regularly booked at many of the local venues in the Washington DC area and has performed at many east coast clubs including Standup NY, Gotham Club, Magooby’s and Wise Crackers.
Jones’ standup comedy was a gift. During a difficult year when his wife was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she gave him comedy classes at the DC Improv for their 17th wedding anniversary. After her surgery was successful, he performed a 12-minute bit called “Tumor Humor” for his graduation showcase. The crowd loved it and Jones has pursued comedy ever since. He lives in DC with his wife Sue and son Chris, and runs his own computer consulting business.
Haywood Turnipseed Jr… or Seed 2.0 as his friends call him is a Husband, a Father, a Telephone Man, & a Stand-Up Comic. Haywood has been pursuing his calling to Comedy for the past five years, hitting various open mics’ & comedy clubs, leaving many audiences’ completely ‘dazed & confused’, in the process.
His performances throughout the DMV, Atlanta, New York, & New Jersey, have led to him hosting monthly comedy nights, at both Walter Reed Army Medical Facility [Walter Reed], and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, [NRH]; sharing his talent for comedy, and his booming laugh with patients, faculty, and families alike, Haywood is quickly becoming a natural performer; Currently, he co-cost a weekly comedy night @ the Blue Banana, in the Petworth area of Washington DC. His style is witty, conversational, confrontational, and occasionally funny; Haywood lives in Congress Heights area of South East Washington DC with his wife, and two sons; ladies and gentleman please welcome, to the show, Haywood Turnipseed Jr. (...and yes that’s his real name)
Will Hessler is a performer on the comedy scene that every fan of stand-up comedy should know. Born & raised in the suburbs of our nation’s capital, Will has been entertaining audiences all across the country with his smart & irreverent perspective, his rare ability to say exactly what people are thinking, but are often too afraid to say, and his absurd & acerbic take on life.
Will has that unique blend of unpredictable material & comedic style that keeps audiences coming back to see him time and time again. He is making his presence known on the stand-up scene, whether it is hosting his own weekly comedy showcase in DC, or at the clubs, colleges & comedy festivals across the country. Due to his dynamic style and engaging material Will has performed with some of the biggest names in stand-up, acts like TJ Miller, Todd Barry, and Doug Benson. If you don’t know Will Hessler now, it’s OK. You will very soon!
Sara is a stand-up/improv/sketch comedian who resides in the Washington, DC area. She performs regularly in local showcases for producers including Cool Cow Comedy, Stand-Up-Comedy-To-Go, Laughing Buddha Comedy, & The Arlington Drafthouse. When she’s not performing stand-up, she writes and performs for sold out audiences in the two-woman sketch group, Saranuta.
Sara also spent two years performing on Washington Improv Theatre Harold Teams, Ouroborus and King Bee, and has performed in the Del Close Marathon in NYC. She will also be performing at the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival in February. Check her out at SaraArmour.com
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