Kountry Wayne

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Raw, real and wickedly-hilarious, “Kountry” Wayne Colley’s 2500 (and counting!) microformat digital videos have catapulted him from life in small town Georgia to mega social media superstar and comedy sensation, selling out clubs and theaters across America. Since his first Facebook post in October 2014 went viral, the charismatic comic has amassed over 4 million followers across Facebook and Instagram. Buy tickets for Kountry Wayne at the Comedy House: CLICK HERE Keeping it real, mining comic gold from the everyday and applying his genius for freestyling, Wayne is a master comic storyteller. In 2017 Wayne embarked on
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Kym Whitley

Kym Whitley at the Comedy House

Kym Whitley is a comedian and actress. She is best known for her roles on television sitcoms, such as Animal Practice, The Boondocks, Young & Hungry and The Parkers. Whitley was nominated for a 2004 BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role as Ormandy in the 2003 comedy film Deliver Us From Eva. In 1989, Whitley got her big break starring in Shelly Garrett’s popular play Beauty Shop, which started in Los Angeles then later traveled across the U.S. Whitley’s major acting roles include the short-lived sitcoms My Brother and Me and Sparks. She made guest appearances on several
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DC Young Fly

DC Young Fly at the Comedy House

Most recently named one of Variety’s 2019 10 Comics to Watch, D.C. Young Fly’s expansive work in the comedy, acting, and digital spheres have made him a standout as an entertainment multi-hyphenate. A comedian, actor, social media influencer, musician, and podcast host, D.C. has proven that innate comedic ability, abundant creativity, and a passion for generating laughter in others can be translated across multiple mediums. Originally having picked up traction for his hilarious videos & roasts on Vine, D.C. is a fan-favorite amongst today’s generation. Recently concluding an overall holding deal with MTV/VH1, D.C. is
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Damon Williams

The following will introduce you to a former Subway shop owner from Chicago: Damon Williams! Damon’s numerous television appearances include BET’s “ComicView,”  including his own one-hour special. He has been showcased on BOUNCE TV’s Off the Chain. Damon’s career was profiled in 2011 by JET Magazine. He’s been featured on BET LIVE and hosted several episodes of the legendary “Showtime at the Apollo” formerly hosted by TV star Steve Harvey. In 1999, Damon performed for more than 300,000 fans as the opening act for the highly successful Kings of Comedy Tour, establishing him as one
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J.J. Williamson

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Hard work and enthusiasm has promoted Jeremiah (J.J.) Williamson into a very successful start in the entertainment industry. J.J. is rapidly becoming nationally known and requested for both his comedy and acting abilities. J.J. has performed via the television circuit on “The Monique Show”, “Russell Simmons HBO Def Comedy Jam”, “Comedy Central”, “Showtime at the Apollo” and “BET Comicview”. In 2000, J.J. earned his status among the comedy elite by winning the Bay Area Comedy Competition in Oakland, California. J.J. has proven to show his versatility and stage presence which enabled him the opportunity to
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George Willborn

George Wilborn @ the Comedy House 2019

George Wilborn is a Chicago native who got his big break as the house MC at All Jokes Aside in1992. All Jokes Aside was Chicago’s first primarily African American comedy club. He shared the stage and befriended comedy greats like Jamie Foxx, Bernie Mac and Steve Harvey, just to name a few. During his seven-year stint at All Jokes Aside, George became widely known as The Stress Reliever! George went on to perform on many comedy tours, national stage plays and currently, a plethora of comedy clubs across the country. In 2015, George landed a
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Marlon Wayans

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Marlon Wayans is an actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing. As a standup comedian, he is selling out nationwide and adding shows every weekend. Wayans can next be seen starring in the NBC sitcom “Marlon,” loosely based on his life. “Marlon” is a family comedy centered around a loving (but immature) father committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife, played by Essence Atkins. He last starred in FIFTY SHADES OF BLACK, which he
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John Witherspoon 1942-2019

John Witherspoon will be missed at the Comedy House

John Witherspoon was an actor and stand-up comedian best-known for playing Ice Cube’s grouchy father in the “Friday” series of movies. Witherspoon began his movie career in 1980 with “The Jazz Singer,” and made memorable appearances in “Hollywood Shuffle,” “Boomerang,” and “Vampire in Brooklyn.” On television he appeared as Pops in “The Wayans Bros.,” Spoon in “The Tracy Morgan Show,” and voiced Gramps on the animated series “The Boondocks.” John passed away Tuesday October 29, at his home in Sherman Oaks, California at the age of 77. The Comedy House family is shocked and deeply saddened
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Willie Lynch Jr.

Willie Lynch Jr., Bounce a little when you say Jr.

KALLING ALL AKAs, DELTAs & ZETAs! Kome see your Kappa Man WILLIE LYNCH, JR. this wkd @ the Comedy House. Still a new-comer to the game of comedy, however, the East St. Louis native Willie Lynch, Jr. is one of the fastest rising young comedians in the nation. He has just been named the House MC as Jokes and Notes in Chicago; has been featured in the TBS Just For Laughs Festival the last two years; he was a Finalist in the Stand Up its Miller Time Comedy Search hosted by Kevin Hart. Willie made
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Kendall Ward aka Shorty

Kendall "Shorty" Ward

Born in Raritan, NJ and raised in Paterson, NJ comedian Shorty has been blazing the comedy scene for more than 10 years. Most recently, Shorty has filmed a television pilot for BET called “Busted” (aired April 12, 2008-check BET.com for more details), performed at the 2008 Los Angeles Comedy Festival, filmed an appearance for BET’S NOTARIZED (aired New Year’s Eve 2008) and graced the stages of Talant’s (It’s Just Comedy Tour) and Hot 97’s DJ Cipha Sounds Comedy show at Comix in Manhattan, NY. Shorty is also a regular at the Wendy Williams Comedy Experience
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