First Annual New York City Stand-Up 360™ Comedy Festival Is Now Accepting Submission For Backstage New Guns of Comedy Competition

The First Annual STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL will take to the stage in New York City from May 31 to June 4th 2011. The festival will captures the unmistakeable energy of a Live New York comedy.

For immediate Release: February 14, 2011

First Annual New York City STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL
Is now accepting submission for
BACKSTAGE New Guns of Comedy Competition

STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL'S New Guns of Comedy is produced in association with Broadway Comedy Club and BACKSTAGE.

The First Annual STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL will take to the stage in New York City from May 31 to June 4th 2011. The festival will captures the unmistakeable energy of a Live New York comedy presenting a line-up of top names from headliners to break-out stars. "New York City is the heart of the comedy scene and we want to united and celebrate this rich diverse community in our Festival", says Al Martin producer of the festival.

Broadway Comedy Club will serve as the host of the festival and is proud to announce it's partnership with BACKSTAGE.
BACK STAGE New Guns of Comedy is offering an amazing opportunity to not only be seen by top entertainment industry professional but a prize package that has never been offered before at any comedy festival.

Prize Package to include:
• Headshot Package from Celebrity Photographer
• Personal Acting Coach
• 2 Weekends of Paid Spots at Broadway Comedy Club
• Paid Spot at Jongleurs Comedy Club in London England
• R/T Ticket to London, England
• Feature Article and Video on
• Subscription to Casting and Industry Data Base
• Opportunity to be represented by top college agent Bass/Schuler

STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL is now accepting submission for until May 1, 2011. Comics should send a 5-minute DVD. There is also a $25 submission fee submission Checks should be made out to CarAl Corp. Mark your submission "Young Guns of Comedy" on the outside of the envelope.

• Everyone that submits will receive ONE FREE month of access to the Casting and Industry Data Base on regardless of being selected for the festival.

The line up will be announced on May 5, 2011.

Send all submissions to:
Broadway Comedy Club
318 West 53rd Street
NY, NY 10019

The First Annual STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL will premiere in New York City from May 31 to June 4th 2011. The festival will be held at Broadway Comedy Club in the heart of New York City's Times Square. The festival will encompass the entire comedy community and feature shows for all demographics of comedy lovers; shows to include a all Female show, Latino showcase, Gay and Lesbian themed show as well as a Southern Discomfort show.
STAND-UP 360™ COMEDY FESTIVAL will also offer a seminar of Comedy Writing for TV and an All Star industry Panel hosted by BACK STAGE. The climax of the festival will be BACK STAGE New Guns of Comedy with a celebrity industry judging panel and huge prize package.
The festival is also proud to honor the Wounded Warriors Project with a Tribute Show; Red, White and Bluer hosted by Dustin Chafin followed by a Poker Fundraiser.

The Broadway Comedy Club is celebrating 8 years of hosting the best comedy in New York City and now has three beautiful showrooms and a quaint cafe located in our bi-level entertainment complex located in the heart of the New York Theatre district at 318 West 53rd Street steps away from the David Letterman Show. Our main showroom can accommodate 225 people, our smaller theatre can hold up to 70 guests while our cafe showroom holds up to 60 guests. All our comedians have TV and Film credits and have appeared in major clubs and theatres across the country. Al Martin owner of the Broadway Comedy Club has been in the industry for over 25 years and also owns the New York Comedy Club located in Manhattan as well.
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