She Said What?! Ladies Comedy Night
Thursday, November 7, 7:00 pm
Don’t miss out on the hottest ticket in town. Rye’s very own Kim Berns returns with comedians Ellen Karis and Nancy Witter. Free flowing wine and light fare will be served with laughter as the main dish. This event sells out quickly so get your tickets early.
Get tickets online starting Thursday, September 19 at noon.
Ellen Karis is the “Greek Goddess of Comedy” and performs stand-up comedy all over North America. Born and raised in NYC in a traditional strict Greek home, her brand of sarcastic, observational humor is loved by all crowd types. As an acclaimed actress, Ellen has worked in TV, Film and Theatre. She has been seen on Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel", Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman”, Showtime’s “Billions”, NBC’s “Blacklist” and the Tina Fey/Amy Poehler feature film “Sisters”. A former CPA who worked on Wall Street, she has appeared on many cable news shows, talk radio and Sirius XM. Her weekly podcasts available on ITUNES “Karis Comedy Corner”, has a weekly array of guests and has caught quite the buzz as a different and intelligent voice to hit the podcast arena. Ellen is currently working on her first humor book. www.ellenkaris.com
Growing up in a very large family gave Nancy Witter all the comedic material she would need to sustain her through her prolific comedy career. Nancy started performing stand up comedy at New York City's famed Don't Tell Mama in 1996 where she became a regular at award-winning show “The Poole Party” for over 10 years. She went on to win 3 New York City MAC Awards for outstanding comedienne. She was also a finalist in “Nick at Nites Search for the Funniest Mom in America”. Nancy teamed up with two other finalists and toured in the hit comedy trio “Mama’s Night Out” performing in sold out theaters across the country.
Nancy went on to attend NYU and received her professional certification in life coaching. Her specialty is coaching people over 50. Nancy drew on both her comedic skills and life coaching experience to write “Who’s Better than Me? A Guide to Living Happily Ever After” Nancy continues to do her stand-up in clubs and venues, and is a coveted humous motivational speaker performing across the country. Her website is: www.hotflashlaughs.com
Jane Condon lives in Greenwich, CT but she’s still a nice person. She has two boys. Otherwise everything’s fine. The Associated Press has dubbed her “an uppercrust Roseanne” and The New York Times says, “Condon had the audience cacking, guffawing and in hysterics as she sliced through marriage, husband, kids, politics, and other topics.” She has appeared on ABC-TV’s The View and Lifetime TV’s Girls’ Night Out, FOX-TV’s series finale of 24, Nickelodeon’s Nick Mom Night Out, as well as NBC’s Last Comic Standing and the Today Show.
She is the grand prize winner of the nationwide Ladies of Laughter Contest. She won “Audience Favorite-NY” on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. And she has given the commencement speech at Wellesley College (her alma mater), the University of New Haven and Wilson College.
Kim Berns is a writer and stand-up comic who performs in NYC comedy clubs and local venues. Tune in to her live radio show, Anything Goes with Kim Berns, 1490 WGCH, www.WGCH.com for entertaining news and celebrity interviews. She is also a professional emcee, and hosts and produces various news segments for Rye TV.
Ladies Comedy Night is sponsored by Berkshire Hathaway.