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Standup: Jewish, LGBT, and/or mainstream
- New York City, NY
- Stand-Up Comedian
- Travels nationwide
Standup comedy, roasts, MC, no "swear words", but, unless instructed otherwise, approaches risqué topics. 100% clean material is available. Specialty audiences include LGBT and Jewish audiences. Travels up to 200 miles.
Dana was easy to work with and had audience laughing! Overall a successful event...thank you!!
Response from Standup: Jewish, LGBT, and/or mainstream:
Heh! Dark? I didn't realize it was dark. I can go lighter, but please, no cigarettes.
Price Range: $50-$400
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
Website: Visit website
Phone Number: Call
What to Expect
15-60 minutes of standup comedy (depending on your need). Material varies in subject matter: family, LGBT issues, Judaism, overview of religion in general. Performances can include a little bit of "crowdwork" (interaction with the audience), and can also be clean (non-risqué subject matter). Performances have no "swear" words.
Please feel free to reply with questions.
Dana Friedman is, in all likelihood, New York's first Orthodox Jewish, transsexual comic. Her performances address a wide variety of topics, including many outside the very unusual norms of standup comedy.
She is the producer of "Queernucopia An Evening of LGBT and Allied Comedy Goddesses and Heathens ", and "Right Down The Middle (East), (no missionaries, just funny positions)", which brings together Muslim, Jewish, Israeli, Arab, and Palestinian standup comics.
She was selected for the She-Devil Comedy Festival, and its "Best Of The Fest" show. Dana has also appeared with or opened for Janeane Garofalo, Lizz Winstead, Yanis Pappas, Christian Finnegan, Julia Scotti, Tim Dillon, and other major headliners at clubs and theaters all over the U.S..
Additional Booking Notes
All I require is a microphone, and amplification sufficient for the space in which the performance is to take place.
Upcoming Booked Events
|March 30, 2023 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Campus Event|
Past Booked Events
|December 13, 2022 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 07, 2020 • 6:00pm - 6:15pm||Virtual Event|
|January 24, 2019 • 9:30pm - 11:00pm||Queernucopia at The Duplex|
|January 19, 2019 • 9:30pm - 11:00pm||Private Event|
|December 10, 2018 • 9:30pm - 11:00pm||Ed Sullivan On Acid|
|November 28, 2018 • 9:30pm - 11:00pm||Queernucopia at The Duplex|
|November 18, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Jokes from The Underground (SoHo Playhouse)|
Not directly relevant. Topics can be custom-selected depending on the type of event.
Influences & Inspiration
Jackie Mason, Woody Allen (standup), Elayne Boosler, Jean Carroll, Judy Gold, Bob Smith.
Microphone and amplification.