Secret Society Comedy
October 22, 2022 At XYZ The Tavern
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Note: the lineup may have changed since this page was made
A born & raised Cincinnati comedian, Ran Barnaclo has proven himself a front runner in the local scene after winning the title of 2017's Funniest Person in Cincinnati. Ran has also been nominated as 'Best Comedian' in Best of Cincinnati's 2018,19,21 locally voted contest. Ran's comedy is full of calculated descriptions, crowd work and riffs that have audiences ( in the case of one woman in Peoria Illinois) puking on a table laughing. His story telling abilities are so detailed they can take the crowd out of their seats and into the mind of this scream artist. Ran has been able to build a fan base at his home club, Go Bananas Comedy Club; in Cincinnati. He has shared the stage with national headliners such as Chad Daniels, Sean Patton, Mark Normand, and Kyle Kinane. Please listen to his podcast “Rumble Lips”
Spencer Domolky is a Cincinnati comedian by way of Lexington KY, originally from the suburbs of Washington DC. He performs all over the Midwest delighting crowds with his dry yet playful stage demeanor. Although somewhat of a newcomer to the circuit, what he lacks in experience he more than makes up for in khaki pants.
Shaena Rabbani has been entertaining audiences across the country with her new age sense of humor; You can expect to hear her telling jokes about everyday dilemmas as well as her interesting cultural upbringing. Shaena Rabbani has opened for many including Robert Kelly, Mateo Lane and Lauri killmartin. She has performed at the Comedy Store and is a comedy club regular.You can find her game “Joke King” available at target. Shaena is sure to leave you laughing.
Saku Yanagawa was born in Japan in 1992. While studying theater at Osaka University, he went to the USA to start his career as a comedian. Since then, he has performed internationally.
Chicago has been his main stage in the USA: Saku has performed at Laugh Factory, Zanies,The Comedy Bar and The Second City.Besides Chicago Saku has performed at The World Famous Comedy Store.
In Japan he holds his own comedy show called Saku’s Comedy Night, written, directed, and performed all by himself. With this show, Saku also went on a nationwide tour and achieved his goal to perform at all the English comedy clubs existent in Japan in 2017.
Saku conducted an African tour and performed in Kigali International Comedy Festival as a headliner. He also appeared on “Churchill Show”, one of the biggest TV shows in Africa.
In 2018 he performed at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and did Europe tour including Germany, England as well. As a represent of Japan he performed at 39th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition and Palm Springs International Comedy Competition 2018. He will be performing at NBC Break Out Comedy Festival 2019 as well. He also will be the first ever standup comedian features at Fuji Rock Festival.
Saku won “Japan’s Comedian of The Year” in 2017 and 2018..
He aims to be the first Japanese cast of Saturday Night Live.
Kyle Kemper is a comedian from Dayton, OH and a winner of the Fireworks Comedy Contest at Wiley's Comedy Club.
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." You can find Bryan giving tours around town on the Cleveland Funny Bus, bringing his irreverent approach to comedy to explaining why tourists should care about the Guardians Of Traffic statues.