- Typical Gig: 30 - 100 minutes
- Fee: $300-$3000
- Insurance: $1,000,000 - Liability
- Unions: SAG, AEA
Stand-up Comedy isn't only about telling jokes. It's about taking an audience's pulse and temperature, and about establishing a relationship with them. It's about finding out what's funny today to THIS audience, and about sharing what we have in common...and what makes us laugh together...at each other and at ourselves. Even when you're verbally fighting off a heckler, you have to love that heckler...first for being there, and then for caring enough to get involved. We're all here to have fun!
An audience can expect to laugh at my foibles and their own.
A client can expect clear communication, fair prices, and a level of professionalism that comes with 30 years of show-business experience. Oh, yeah, and a lot of laughs!
Additional Booking Notes
I will work with you on the technical requirements and equipment for the job. I was the Producing Director of a Theatre Company in NYC for 12 years, putting together scores or theatre productions. So, assembling the elements for a Stand-Up show is no problem.
#1 Ranked Comedian for hire in New York for 2015 & 2016 by Thumbtack.com
Winner: Paramount Theatre Standup & Acting Star Search
Runner-Up: Ha-Ha Holiday Comedy Show & Contest
Finalist: Slaughter Stand-Up Summer Showdown
Tony & Drama Desk Award Nominee (Best Revival)
Clio Award Nominee (Best Performance) (The Oscars of TV Commercials)
ADAM has been working in comedy for longer than he cares to admit. Not just as a stand-up Comedian but also in acting, writing, directing, and producing for TV, theatre, film, and commercials.
In his stand-up, Adam explores the lessons in humility he’s learning from his wife and especially from his children, along with the adjustments that genuine adulthood are forcing upon him. Having lived in East Africa, India, and New Jersey, Adam is attuned to the absurdities that arise in the everyday, mining both the ironies and silliness that exist in the most humbling situations (with which he continues to gain vast experience.
Adam has recently opened for such comedy legends and luminaries as Robert Klein, Colin Quinn, Gilbert Gottfried, and Larry Miller .
Adam performs at comedy clubs all over NYC and the surrounding area , including Gotham Comedy Club, Levity Live, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, The Laugh Lounge, CB's Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, and Treehouse Comedy. Also at corporate events, synagogues, theatres, and JCCs throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
As a writer, Adam co-authored the movie, The Pompatus of Love, with Jon Cryer (Best Comedy, Worldfest-Houston), which he also co-produced and in which he starred along with Mr. Cryer and Kristen Scott Thomas, among others.
Adam’s plays have been produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre, among other companies in New York, as well as in Los Angeles and regionally, and his work has been published by Dramatists Play Service. He has also penned several TV pilots, which have been produced for Cable TV.
As an actor, Adam has appeared on Broadway, Off Broadway, in Regional Theatre, in the movies, on episodic TV, and in hundreds of TV and radio commercials. He was nominated for a Clio Award (the Oscars of commercials) for Best Performance.