This is ZipStohr’s 15th year of bringing stand-up comedy to downtown Pittsfield.
The show is Saturday March 7, 2020 at 8pm
in the Grand Ballroom of the Holiday Inn (formerly Crowne Plaza), 1 West Street Pittsfield, MA.
Starring the hilarous:
CHRIS FRANJOLA: a writer/comedian who can currently be heard hosting his highly successful podcast, Cover To Cover With Chris Franjola (over 1500 5 star iTunes reviews & Top 50 iTunes Comedy podcasts). Chris can currently be seen as a regular panel guest on Lights Out with David Spade on Comedy Central & Fox’s hit gameshow, Punchline. Chris was also a writer and a regular performer on E!’s hit show “Chelsea Lately” for 8 years, collaborating on over 1500 episodes while performing on the show more than anyone else beside Chelsea Handler and Chuy. He also starred on the critically acclaimed scripted comedy series “After Lately,” which aired for three seasons on E!, he was the host of the Sons of Anarchy aftershow Anarchy Afterword, airing live on FX. Earlier this year Chris could be seen on Fox’s Funniest Fails. Franjola also wrote for other TV shows, including Family Guy and the MTV Video Music Awards.
This show features 2 National headliners. The other is:
CAROLE MONTGOMERY: a comedian, writer, director, producer, and a mom. She’s had two comedy specials on Showtime, including “Funny Women of a Certain Age” which she is the executive producer. Montgomery has had a long and varied career. In addition to her over two dozen television appearances, Carole has headlined clubs & colleges across the USA and starred in 2 different Las Vegas production shows. In her ten years as a LAS VEGAS STAR, it is estimated that she has been seen by over 5 million audience members. Montgomery has been called “one of the pioneering female comics of the modern era” “one of Vegas’ premier comics” and “one of the strongest women working today”.
Opening the show will be the talented:
USAMA SIDDIQUEE: featured as one of the New Faces at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He made his standup TV debut on BET’s 50 Central. He has been featured on Showtime’s Desus and Mero, MTV News, and Bravo’s Cash Cab. He was a finalist for NY’s Funniest Competition at Caroline’s; a finalist in the NBC Standup Competition; 1st place winner of the Laughing Devil Cup Comedy Festival in New York; the 1st place winner of the Yonkers Comedy Festival as well as the 1st place winner of the Make Me Laugh Albany Comedy Festival.
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