2011 World Series Of Comedy Competition Winner Is Here Jan. 25-26

Friday, January 4, 2013

The 2011 World Series of Comedy competition winner and Comedy Central act, Ryan Dalton, performs at Vaudeville Cafe on Friday, Jan. 25, at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10:30 p.m. 

In 2011, Mr. Dalton beat some 50 other finalists in Las Vegas at the World Series of Comedy competition. Later that year, Mr. Dalton finished as a finalist at the Boston Comedy Festival. Previously, he also made his national television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham.

 

Opening for Mr. Dalton is comedian Noah Gardenswartz. 

Review for Noah Gardenswartz; 

Mr. Gardenswartz emerged from Atlanta’s comedy scene with a laid-back delivery and mischievous perspective that have made him one of the freshest guilty pleasures in stand-up. Described as a cultural mix between Woody Allen and Wu-Tang, his intelligent writing, playfulness and unapologetically raw subject matter have left audiences entertained. Aside from performing at festivals, colleges and clubs, his credits include Super Deluxe’s FarkTV, TBS’ Today’s Riff, Comcast’s King David’s of Comedy, the independent film Slice, and Another Comedy Podcast.

Review for Ryan Dalton:

Mr. Dalton is out of Cleveland, Oh.  Mr. Dalton's comedy has led him to regular appearances in the country's best comedy clubs.  Mr. Dalton is a regular on the Bob and Tom Radio Show. He has been recognized as one of MySpace’s Featured Comedians.  In 2011, Mr. Dalton made his first USO tour of Qatar and Afghanistan. He made his television debut on the third season of Comedy Central's LIVE AT GOTHAM. Mr. Dalton wrote for Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen in 2011

Advanced tickets, reservations and more information is available online at http://funnydinner.com or by calling the Vaudeville Cafe’s box-office at 634-9929.


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