The 2017 Crapshoot Comedy Festival presents...
Matt Braunger and friends
Jenny Zigrino, Sabrina Jalees, Joel Kim Booster, Aparna Nancherla, Matt Braunger
300 N Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89101
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM (event ends at 9:30 PM)
This event is 21 and over
With the sweetness of the Midwest and the iron balls of the East Coast, Jenny Zigrino is a comedian that packs a punch of truly original humor. She's charmed audiences across the country with her wit, keen observations, embarrassing anecdotes, and brilliant honesty for a compelling performance you can't ignore. She made her late night debut on Conan O'Brien and was a finalist in Comedy Central's "Up Next" Comics to Watch of 2013. She took 2nd place on the TBS show "Funniest Wins", hosted by Marlon Wayans. She was featured on Oxygen's "My Crazy Love", IFC's "Young, Broke, and Beautiful", and FOX's "LaughsTV". She's a regular performer at the Women in Comedy Festival and has also performed at the New York Comedy Festival, RIOTLA Comedy Festival, The 9s Music Festival, Great American Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, and many others. In conclusion, she's kind of a bad ass bitch.
@SabrinaJalees is a Canadian comedian, actor, keynote speaker and writer based in Brooklyn. As a stand-up she's toured North America, England, South Africa and played the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival. She's appeared in Last Comic Standing, Flashpoint, played a pregnant teen in Lifetime'sMom at Sixteen and is currently a staff writer on NBC's new half-hour comedy Crowded. She's the Gemini and International Emmy nominated host of YTV's In Real Life. While Canadians saw her grow up on Much Music's Video On Trial, she's gone on to appear on MTV'S Failosophy, VH1's Best Week Ever, Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party and The Nightly Show. Most recently Sabrina joined the cast of Amazon's Transparent for a pretty climactic role in the third season. Episode two. You're gonna wanna watch it.
Joel Kim Booster
Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago bred, Brooklyn based comedian and writer. He cares deeply about cats, appointment television, various feuds and more! He has been featured on Conan, Logo, Comedy Central and he desperately wants you to like him.
Aparna Nancherla is delighted you are here. She's a comedian of the stand-up variety, but can often be seen sitting. She recently wrote for LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC. You can also see her on the current season of INSIDE AMY SCHUMER on COMEDY CENTRAL and on the upcoming season of LOVE on NETFLIX. In addition, she currently hosts the long-running popular underground New York comedy show, WHIPLASH at the UPRIGHT CITIZEN'S BRIGADE THEATER on Monday nights at 11 p.m.
Her artistic journey took off in Washington D.C. (it's all about the Washingtons), but she now resides in the biggest apple in the gosh darn world. Aparna's sense of humor tends toward the dry, observational variety, but do be warned, her act runs rampant with absurdism and unregulated whimsy. Other credits include writer and performer on TOTALLY BIASED WITH W. KAMAU BELL and appearances on CONAN on TBS, MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL, @MIDNIGHT, and ADAM DEVINE'S HOUSE PARTY on COMEDY CENTRAL, NBC's LAST COMIC STANDING, SEESO's NIGHT TRAIN WITH WYATT CENAC and ROOFTOP COMEDY'S LIVE FROM THE BARREL HOUSE, VH1'S I LOVE THE 2000S, TRUTV'S HOW TO BE A GROWN UP and FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE, and FUSE'S WHITE GUY TALK SHOW. She has also done videos for ABOVE AVERAGE, REFINERY29, FUNNY OR DIE, SLATE V, and MTV OTHER.
In addition to being a 2013 New Face at the prestigious JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY FESTIVAL in Montreal, she has also been on numerous lists such as VULTURE'S "50 COMEDIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW IN 2015", MARIE CLAIRE'S FUNNIEST WOMEN OF 2015, TIME MAGAZINE'S 140 TOP TWEETERS OF 2014, JEZEBEL'S COMEDY QUEENS OF 2014, TIME OUT NY'S "10 FUNNIEST WOMEN IN NEW YORK", FLAVORPILL'S "11 ESSENTIAL YOUNG COMEDIANS IN NEW YORK CITY", LA WEEKLY'S "12 COMEDY ACTS TO WATCH", SERIAL OPTIMIST'S "10 COMICS YOU MUST KNOW", and SPLITSIDER'S "10 UP-AND-COMING COMEDIANS ON EACH COAST". She has also been featured in LAUGHSPIN, BUST MAGAZINE, COSMOPOLITAN, ELLE INDIA, READER'S DIGEST, THE HUFFINGTON POST, and THE WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE.
You may have heard Aparna on the WTF PODCAST WITH MARC MARON, the NERDIST PODCAST WITH CHRIS HARDWICK, NPR'S "WAIT, WAIT…DON'T TELL ME!", RADIO Q on CBC, or seen her at countless festivals such as the MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA, SXSW, SF SKETCHFEST, OUTSIDELANDS, the BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL, and the GREAT AMERICAN COMEDY FESTIVAL. Comics Aparna has been humbly delighted to open for include John Oliver, Tig Notaro, Paul F. Tompkins, Eugene Mirman, Maria Bamford, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, Dave Attell, Rob Delaney, Christian Finnegan, Tom Green, Eddie Brill, Hari Kondabolu, Myq Kaplan, and Chris D'Elia.
Matt Braunger was raised in Portland, Oregon. An actor since childhood, Matt studied theatre in New York and improvisation in Chicago under such luminaries as Susan Messing and Del Close.
Matt's television credits include a recurring role on NBC's UP ALL NIGHT, a series regular role on MADtv, and various roles on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman, United States of Tara, Pushing Daisies, Carpoolers, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Acceptable TV, and Live At Gotham. He is also a regular guest on the Chelsea Lately roundtable. In 2009, he was named to Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch and Comedy Central's Hot 9 in '09 list, his debut album Soak Up The Night was released by Comedy Central Records and named to the iTunes REWIND Top 20 Albums of 2009 In 2010, he recorded his half hour Comedy Central Presents special and in 2011 recorded an hour-long special entitled SHOVEL FIGHTER. Along with touring comedy clubs across the country he is also a regular at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles. Matt has also performed at a variety of prestigious comedy festivals including the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Chicago, The TBS Comedy Festival Las Vegas, South By Southwest. Matt won the 2008 "Best Of The Fest" at the inaugural Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen and he co-founded the popular Bridgetown Comedy Festival that takes place annually in Portland.
Comedy Central, Netflix and every late-night talk show running has seen these artists ply their craft. There really is no surer bet if you want to see five comics crush at Crapshoot. Learn more about these comics and more at CrapshootComedyFestival.com