Bodega Cat Comedy

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Offside Tavern

137 West 14th Street

New York, NY 10011

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Bodega Cat is a weekly comedy show at the Offside Tavern (137 W. 14th St) every Thursday at 8pm, brought to you by Kevin Seefried (202 Comedy Festival), Andy Ostroff (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), and Dane Hanson (Producer of Laughs on FOX). Live Stand-Up Comedy in New York City! Will that last sentence improve our SEO rankings? Come find out!


May 11: Derek Gaines with Maria Wojciechowski, Vikram Pandya, and Evan Williams!

Derek Gaines was born and raised in California, but found his comedy chops in Philadelphia. He currently calls New York City his home where he regularly performs and brings a unique perspective to growing up African American in the suburbs.

Derek's first break came when he reached the semi-finals of Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes in 2010. Also in 2010 Derek was a finalist in Philadelphia's Funniest Person Competition. Derek made his standup comedy television debut in 2014 when he appeared on AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live and was recently selected by the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival as part of their New Faces showcase. Derek has been a contributor to VH1’s Big Morning Buzz and is currently starring in Morgan Spurlock’s docu-series Connected on AOL Originals. Derek is also the co-host of MTV’s hilarious pop up game show, Broke Ass Game Show.

May 18: Alingon Mitra with Ester Steinberg, Kerry Coddett, Billy Bonnel, and C.J. Browne!

Alingon Mitra is a stand-up comedian known for his tight jokes, original thoughts, and affable presence. Making his television debut on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Alingon finished first in the public vote 5 weeks in a row to win the comic comeback contest and perform on the finale. He has since been invited to do stand up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central.

In addition, he wrote for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Adam Ruins Everything. Alingon went on to be named one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He also won both the Boston Comedy Festival and the "Funniest Comic in New England" contest in the same year. Alingon was a writer for the humor magazine The Harvard Lampoon and can now be found on Twitter, on Facebook, or in bed.

May 25: Tim Dillon with Wendi Starling, Katie Hannigan, and Yedoye Travis

Tim is a NY-based comic who was a breakout at the 2016 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in the 'New Faces' category. Recently he won the title of 'NY’s Funniest' at the New York Comedy Festival where he also headlined three sellout shows on a double decker tour bus throughout Manhattan’s wealthiest neighborhoods. Tim has performed on the Oddball Comedy and Oddity Tour, and was featured on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing', 'The Chris Gethard Show' on Fusion, Fox's Red Eye, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, Comedy Knockout for 'TruTV', and season 2 of 'WYFD' with Big Jay Oakerson for Seeso. He is also the host of his own podcast 'Tim Dillon is Going to Hell.'


March 30th: Anthony DeVito w/ Clark Jones, Casey Balsham, Rosebud Baker, and Kevin Shea

Originally from New Jersey, Anthony DeVito is a NYC based comedian. He's appeared on Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, was one of the “New Faces” at the 2012 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, has been on "This American Life," AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, Seeso's NY's Funniest and was the 2015 winner of Caroline's March Madness. He’s also performed at the 2014 Boston Comedy Festival, 2014 Laugh Your Asheville Off, 2014 Limestone Comedy Fest, 2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival and 2013 SF Sketchfest. In addition to stand-up, he’s appeared on TV Land's The Jim Gaffigan Show, is a regular on Sirius XM's Bennington, has been published in Timeout NY and The New York Times.

April 6th: Casey James Salengo with Saurin Choksi, Dina Hashem, Kelsey Cook, and Shalewa Sharpe

Casey James Salengo is one of the funniest up and coming stand-ups in the New York Scene. After being selected as a New Face for last year's Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, Casey was recently named as one of the comics who will be taping a half-hour special for Comedy Central this spring.

April 13th: Dan LaMorte with Selena Coppock, LeClerc Darguin, and Luchana Gatica

Dan LaMorte is the youngest comic to be passed at the legendary Comedy Cellar in recent memory. He has been seen on FOX's Red Eye, NBC Universal's COZI TV, on the 2016 Comedy Central's Comics to Watch showcase, and in January 2017, he released his debut one-hour comedy special: Not Enough Pieces.

In the summer of 2016, Dan was the headliner of the 12 city "Young Guns of Comedy" tour. Aside from headlining on the road, Dan can also be seen opening for comics such as Kathleen Madigan, Fortune Feimster, and Ben Roy. Follow him on Twitter/Instagram @DanLaMorte

April 20th: Emma Willmann with Tom Thakkar, Amy Shanker, and Usama Siddiquee

Emma is one of the top comedians in New York City. She made her late night debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2016 and has also performed standup on Fuse’s Uproarious, Seeso’s Night Train with Wyatt Cenac and The Guest List and AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live. In 2017, Emma had the opportunity to record a set for the CNN series The History of Comedy. Later this year you can catch Emma on the MTV International talking head series, Vidiots, as a cast regular and on the web series Gay Girl Straight Girl, 2 Girls one Show, and Janice Gunter Ghost Hunter (all set for release in 2017).

In addition to television, Emma has her own comedy show, The Check Spot on SiriusXM and is a regular co- host on Wake Up with Taylor! On SiriusXM STARZ.

April 27: Emily Galati with Emmy Blotnick, Reggie Conquest, and Alex Pavone

Emily Galati is whip-smart and not afraid to prove it. Known for her relentlessly clever style, she brings a social awareness and quick-wit to her shows. Emily isn’t afraid to delve into jokes that are controversial — occasionally bruising some feelings along the way and then gleefully waiting for those shocked and chagrined reactions after delivering the punchline.

Emily has performed standup on the Conan on TBS, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comic’s Unleashed, Laughs, and Gotham Live. She has been chosen to represent Chicago in the "Best of the Midwest" Competition at Gilda's LaughFest, a semi-finalist in NBC's Stand Up for Diversity, and a finalist in the “Bob and Tom” Comedy Contest.

May 4: Harrison Greenbaum with Sheba Mason, Anthony Bonazzo, and Jourdain Fisher

Harrison has been featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing, AXS.TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, and National Geographic Channel's Brain Games, and appeared on MTV, SPIKE TV, the Discovery Channel, and the Science Channel. Behind the scenes, Harrison was a producer for Primetime: Would You Fall for That? on ABC (which premiered in 2013 to over 3.5 million viewers) and a story producer for VH1’s This is HOT 97, as well as the warm-up comic for Katie, Katie Couric's daytime talk show on ABC.

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