Andy Hamilton recently inherited the monthly showcase, O’Fallon Out Loud from Shaun Arredondo and has been doing a great job making sure the show continues to live up to the standards for which it is known. He’s also the host of Parrot’s Open Mic, which takes place every Wednesday at Parrot’s Bar and Grill in St. Peters.
Reggie Edwards is a rapper and stand up comedian in the St. Louis scene. He’s a regular host at the St. Louis Funny Bone, where he just won their 2016 Comedy Contest.
Max Price is one of the finalists in the St. Louis Funny Bone’s 2016 Annual Comedy Competition. He can be found performing on a lot of showcases around town, and is the host of a new regular showcase at the Funny Bone, as well as his own indy showcase at Sappington Lounge.
Ryan Dalton is a former member of Bare Knuckle Comedy, and he’s the current host of Fitz’s Comedy Night, a stand up comedy open mic that returns to Fitz’s Upstairs Bar in University City on August 18.
SarahBursich started doing stand up in southern Illinois, but she’s become a mainstay in the St. Louis scene very quickly.
The biggest comedy news in the city is that Louis CK is performing at The Scottrade Center Thursday night. Sure, that’s cool, but you’ll have to sit with 20,000 other people in a venue where you’ll barely be able to see him without the aid of a giant video screen. It’s like being in your living room, with more expensive beer and nachos.
Ella Fritts is an improv comic, a stand up comic, and a sketch comic. She currently runs an open Mic every Tuesday night at Balentine’s Restaurant in St. Louis’s Lafayette Square.
Nathan Orton performs regularly on local indy produced shows and in the clubs. He’s a favorite among many St. Louis comedy fans, as evidenced by being a finalist in the Funny Bone’s annual comedy competition. The final round of that contest is August 8.
On July 1, we started posting these little profiles of people involved in the local comedy scene. Tomorrow, the last day of July, we will publish the 31st profile.
You’d be hard pressed to find a more enthusiastic booster of the local comedy scene than Tree Sanchez. When she’s not on stage, she’s doing whatever she can to encourage newer comics to find their own voice, rather than just trying to become successful by mimicking others. She’s also trying to convince the general public to get out and see live comedy.