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Secret Society Comedy Presents

The Program:

9:00 PM @ Old River Tap & Social
SPECIAL THANKS TO
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TONIGHT'S COMEDIANS
Lineups subject to change
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Chicago native Calvin Evans' comedy career began during his time at the University Illinois Champaign-Urbana. While obtaining his degree in Sport Management, he fell in love with stand up comedy and would put his business aspirations on hold. He took his talents back to Chicago and was quickly named Chicago’s Next Big Comic. Calvin received a Puma Scholarship to attend the famed Second City Training Center. Upon completing their Improv Conservatory program, Calvin was awarded a Bob Curry Fellowship. With stand up as his focus, he traveled the country performing at colleges and clubs. In 2017 he was recognized as a New Face at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. In 2018, he was one of 8 finalists in the nationwide NBC Standup competition.

 

His television credits include the Fox series APB, NBC’s Chicago PD, Sherman’s Showcase on IFC and Shameless on Showtime. He has also performed standup on the Kevin Hart Comedy Central series Hart of The City, LOL @ JFL, TruTV Laff Tracks , NBC Bring The Funny and reoccurring on the hit Comedy Central show SouthSide. His half hour Unprotected Sets special released in 2020 on EPIX, and his debut comedy album B.O.R.N is available on all streaming platforms.

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Logan Rishaw is a stand-up comedian and writer from Cleveland, Ohio. He has worked with many acts over the years including Kevin Nealon, Tom Papa, Chirstopher Titus, Ali Macofsky, and Brad Wenzel. Logan also co-hosted the podcast "What's So Funny!", a deep dive into the works and lives of classic comedians. In 2020, he released a book of short fiction titled "Albert Catmus: Essays and Fiction".

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A Cleveland favorite, Dave's off-the-cuff, off-the-wall style has gotten crowds off their seats at clubs and comedy festivals around Ohio. Renowned comedian, writer, actor, and master of tantric marital arts, he has died and returned to life 3 times through fusing dark alchemy & hypnosis. He loves Taco Bell and has won numerous Nobel Peace Prizes traveling the world on a quest to enrich peoples lives through laughter.

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WHO IS SECRET SOCIETY COMEDY?
We are a nomad comedy club, popping up at different venues around Northeast Ohio every weekend. Featuring local favorites, nationally touring headliners, and more, our mission is to get you in on the best-kept secrets in stand-up comedy. You never know who you'll see...
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Bryan Sternik is an up-and-coming Cleveland comedian whose conversational style and upbeat demeanor can make even his darkest jokes feel lighthearted. Bryan produces a monthly show at Dina's Pizza in Old Brooklyn, and co-produces Gratuity Not Included at Good Company, One More Joke at Judd's City Tavern, and Secret Society Comedy, a weekly pop-up comedy show. He is the co-host of "The Guiltless Podcast" and "Dude, Nobody Cares."

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With a last name like that, Cleveland-based comic David Horning learned at a young age to lean into what bothers him using humor, and his comedy is a reflection of this. His optimistic slant on both mundane and heavy topics has gotten him selected to the New York Comedy Festival, Laughing Devil Comedy Festival, the Cleveland Comedy Festival, and on stages around the country. On top of stand-up, David regularly appears on conference stages as keynote speaker, teaching the value of humor in business to managers and executive teams across industries. He also produces Secret Society Comedy, a pop-up comedy club bringing the best up-and-coming comedians from around the country to Northeast Ohio.

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Gheramy is the owner and operator of Golden Ox Studio. He produces local favorite podcasts such as Shit Brains, Brett Talk, You Can't Laugh At That, Teach These Devils, and several more for the Golden Ox Network. He can be seen on comedy stages across the city and has recently performed in the Mutiny Radio Comedy Fest, Cleveland Comedy Festival, Sixth City Comedy Fest, and the Midwestern Queer Comedy Festival. Renowned failure and a well educated idiot whose only contribution to this world will be when he is no longer in it, Gheramy is not sorry that you wasted your time reading this bio. 

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Connor Stout is a rising Cleveland comic who has always wanted to perform. He has been call a “not as fat Seth Rogen” by a stranger in a bar once. He uses theatre-based charisma to talk about family, relationships, farts, and occasionally plays guitar while doing so.

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RECURRING SHOWS

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Open mic
Every Tuesday . 10 PM
Judd's City Tavern

Cleveland, OH
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Pop Up Comedy Showcase
Every Saturday
11:30 PM

Mahall's Apartment
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Five Course Comedy Dinner

Next Edition: 2/14/24
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