Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will debut their 2014 Summer Comedy Club on Monday, June 2, with Kevin Pollack at the helm, and it will continue throughout August. Pollack has established himself as an actor in both dramatic and comedic roles, appearing in over sixty films. His shining moment as a breakthrough actor was in “A Few Good Men” opposite huge industry names Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, and Demi Moore. Pollack is an award winning talk show host, and he is also listed as one of Comedy Central’s Top 100 Comedians of All Time.
The All Star Comedy Showcase returns this year, and it will feature some of the comedy scene’s fastest rising stars. Joseph Vecsey, known for “The Call Back Podcast” will take stage on Monday, June 9. Other comics include Jeffery Joseph, who has performed on “The Tonight Show,” Comedy Central, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” “Roxanne;” Subhah Agarwal, a PBS Modern Comedian; Nathan Macintosh, known from the Montreal Comedy Festival & AXS TV; Andrew Schulz from MTV’s “Guy Code,” “Girl Code,” and “Jobs That Don’t Suck;” and Jamie Roberts.
On Monday, June 30, Steve Rannazzisi will make his debut at Bay Street. He currently stars in FX’s “The League.” Rannazzisi’s first taste of television success was on MTV’s “Punk’d.” Ashton Kutcher, himself, cast him after he saw Rannazzisi during one of his performances. The comedian has starred in films, television shows, and various comedy shows across the country.
Heather McDonald continues the Bay Street Comedy Club on Monday, July 7. She is most commonly known for her regular seat at the roundtable on E!’s popular “Chelsea Lately.” McDonald has made the New York Times best-seller list for her book “You’ll Never Blueball in This Town Again,” and she also contributed a chapter to the NY Times best-selling book, “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me.”
Bobby Collins returns to the Comedy Club on Monday, July 14, after his sold out show at Bay Street last year. Known for his comedy on VH-1’s “Stand Up Spotlight,” Collins is described as the funniest man in the year, and he performs in his own shows 200 times per year. Collins followed an interesting career path to end up at his current position in comedy. While working in the fashion industry, he found himself as the vice president of Calvin Klein, but left to chase his dreams performing standup. The decision ended up paying off, as Collins has worked along side comedic giants like Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno.
Bob Marley is set to humor his audience on Monday, August 11. The Maine native is known for his award-winning call in radio segment, “The World According to Bob,” which is broadcasted nationally. Marley is one of the first comics to have made the full late night circuit appearing on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” and “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.”
Robert Klein returns to the comedy club on Monday, August 18. A Bay Street favorite, Klein has sold out the Sag Harbor theater for several of his previous Hamptons performances. The Grammy and Tony Award-winning comedian has entertained audiences and maintained an acclaimed comedic career for over forty years. Klein regularly appears on talk shows, making more than one hundred appearances on “The Tonight Show” and “The Late Show with David Letterman” alone.
Bay Street Theatre is located at 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor. For more information or tickets, call 631-725-9500 or visit www.baystreet.org.