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  • First time in LA, four-day festival
  • Evening performances of stand-up, improvisation, sketch, and alternative comedy
  • Performances will be held at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica


  • 400 – 600 attendees
  • 20,000 will view printed material, press releases, advertising
  • High visibility at Pride Festival, Outfest, and gay media


  • Mix of improvisation, stand-up, sketch, and alternative comedy
  • Confirmed performers and hosts:  Lea DeLaria (our nationally known headliner), Ant, Bob Smith, Page Hurwitz, The Nellie Olesons, Andre Kelley, Stephanie Howard, Jason Dudey, Jen Slusser, Gay Mafia, and Reichen
  • Potential documentary and performance filming
  • One night fundraiser for community non-profit

Dates & Locations

Sponsor Placement

  • Advertising in the event program
  • Website -
  • Display banners
  • Full PR representation with possible feature stories


Mike Player

  • Produced 325 performances of the comedy troupe, "Shock of the Funny," in New York at venues including Lincoln Center. 
  • Founder of "The Gay Mafia," the first all-gay improv/sketch comedy group in L.A., has produced 100 performances, and has managed stand-up comedy talent in clubs and theaters across L.A.  (
  • Created improvisation workshops at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica, The Village in Hollywood, and at Cal Arts.
  • A former stand up comic in major clubs.

Jerry Calumn

  • A stand up comic based in LA, he has performed at the Comedy Store, Hollywood Improv, Gay Mafia featured opener, Mischief, Revolver, and various venues around LA.
  • 16 years experience as managing non-profit Gay & Lesbian and HIV organizations.


Comedy Performers:
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Send tape or DVD, and $25 processing fee to:
J. Calumn, 950 N. Kings Rd, #266, West Hollywood, CA   90069

Celebrity Hosts/Guests:
Diana Yanez, Associate Producer/Talent Coordinator
The Gay Mafia Comedy Company

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Jerry Calumn  
950 N. Kings Rd., #266, West Hollywood, CA  90069