CATHY LADMAN is one of the country’s top comedians. Her comedy show is a self-probing vehicle of honesty and hilarity. She has appeared on The Tonight Show nine times and was also featured on the last two of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Anniversary shows, which she considers to be a great honor. Cathy has made five appearances on The Late Show with Craig Ferguson, had her own HBO One Night Stand comedy special, and was awarded the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand Up Comic.
A native New Yorker, now living in Los Angeles, Cathy has acted extensively in film and television. Her film credits include Charlie Wilson’s War, The Aristocrats, and White Oleander. Many people remember her from her small role in Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. Her TV credits include Mad Men, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Everybody Loves Raymond. She also appeared regularly on ABC’s Politically Incorrect and Comedy Central’s Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist. Besides writing her stand up act and original scripted projects, Cathy has been on the writing staffs of popular network sitcoms. She has appeared Off-Broadway, in a theater, not merely walking down 48th Street. She is currently developing her solo show, “Does This Show Make Me Look Fat?,” and you can see her in her recurring role on the new Showtime series, I’m Dying Up Here. www.CathyLadman.com
GARY GULMAN is a stand up comedian who lives in New York City and is one of only a handful of comedians to perform on every single late night comedy program. “Gary will be the next giant ex-Bostonian comic to break huge, CK, Burr, Gulman: You heard it here first,” raved the Village Voice. Gary has 4 one-hour comedy specials featured on Showtime, Comedy Central and Netflix. His comedy album No Can Defend debuted at #18 on iTunes and his one-hour comedy special, Gary Gulman: In This Economy? was recognized as one of the 5 best comedy specials currently airing on Netflix. His new special It’s About Time is now streaming on Netflix. www.GaryGulman.com
WENDY LIEBMAN took a class called “How to be a Stand up Comedian” at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education in 1985. Since then she has performed on Carson, Letterman, Leno, Fallon, Kimmel, Ferguson, and Hollywood Squares, and in clubs throughout North America. Wendy has done specials for HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime, and was a Semi-Finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Season 9. She lives in Los Angeles with her family and funny rescue dog, and produces “Locally Grown Comedy” at The E Spot Lounge in Studio City, a weekly show featuring the best stand ups around. Check out her DVD Wendy Liebman: Taller on TV on Amazon. www.WendyLiebman.com
LISA GEDULDIG is a San Francisco-based comic and comedy producer. She’s the creator, producer, and MC of a variety of comedy shows: Kung Pao Kosher Comedy; The George Bush Going Away Party: An Evening of Political Comedy; Funny Girlz: A Smorgasbord of Women Comedians; The Color of Funny: A Multi-Cultural Comedy Show; A Muslim, A Mormon, and A Jew Walk into A Bar: The Comedy of Religion. Lisa has produced Charo twice at The Herbst Theatre.
For the past 8 years, she has been running a monthly show Comedy Returns to El Rio at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District where she began her comedy career 25+ years ago (that show is on the 3rd Thursday of the month), and she just started a monthly show (on the 2nd Thursday of the month) at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. Lisa’s first (and only) film, “Esther & Me,” a profile of octogenarian, Esther Weintraub, a former comedian (Funny Girlz 2003), and resident at The Jewish Home San Francisco screened at 12 film festivals in the US, Canada, and Europe as well as numerous senior centers. Lisa also does freelance PR (arts, health, news, politics) in both English and Spanish. www.SFPublicist.com