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Just For Laughs Reveals New Faces Comedy Talent Lineup – The Hollywood Reporter

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The Simply For Laughs Comedy Competition has unveiled its listing of prime up-and-coming comedians in New York, Los Angeles and elsewhere, who’re set to take part within the New Faces of Comedy showcase later this week. The occasion is a standard launch pad for main Hollywood expertise like Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Kumail Nanjiani and Jimmy Fallon.

The success of their careers makes New Faces the trade’s largest coming-out social gathering for rising stand-up expertise severe enterprise. Younger hopefuls eyeing Hollywood improvement offers seize the microphone at Simply For Laughs in Montreal to attract laughter from a membership viewers as Los Angeles expertise scouts, comedy brokers and managers, TV execs and membership bookers look on.

No stress there. Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson, who will obtain one of the best comedy particular person award on the Simply For Laughs ComedyPro convention later this week, was a part of the New Faces comedian discovery program in 2017.

Over three days, seven New Faces classes will likely be showcased in Montreal with reveals hosted by Langston Kerman, Chris Redd, Mark Ahead, Nath Valvo, Darcy Michael and Jeremy Baer.

Different New Faces alum to go onto Hollywood fame consists of Mike Birbiglia, Ali Wong, Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, W. Kamau Bell, Ok. Trevor Wilson, Fortune Feimster, Pete Davidson and Ramy Youssef.

“New Faces continues to be an iconic milestone for comics breaking into the industry. With the massive impact of virtual entertainment, the unique opportunity for everyone from undiscovered talent to industry decision-makers to be in the same room is quite remarkable,” Bruce Hills, Simply For Laughs president, mentioned in an announcement.

The complete listing of New Faces showcase expertise for 2023 follows, with bios out there on the JFL web site.

1. The New Faces of Comedy 1 & 2

Fumi Abe
Darius Bennett
Troy Bond
Zach Brazão
Tommy Brennan
Nico Carney
Morgan Jay
Dan LaMorte
Leslie Liao
Sam Morrison
Chike Robinson
Kelly Ryan
Brittany Schmitt
Anna Seregina
Sahib Singh
Sahana Srinivasan
Derrick Stroup
Audrey Stewart
Saul Trujillo
Asha Ward
Maggie Winters

2. New Faces: Characters (Improvisation)

Chris Cafero
Parker Callahan
Carl Foreman Jr.
Chris Kleckner
Evan Mills
Hannah Pilkes
Laura Ramoso
Susan Tune
Chloe Troast

3. New Faces: Unrepped

Clara Blackstone
Liz Blanc
Aldo Campana
Aminah Imani
Ibhan Kulkarni
Neill Lynskey
Max Manticof
Lukas McCrary
Wellington Ojukwu
Bianca Parato

4. New Faces: Canada

Spencer Adamus
Brendan D’Souza
Michelle Forrester
Dakota Ray Hebert
Faris Hytiaa
Moe Ismail
Maddy Kelly
Natasha Lyn Myles
Henry Sir
Ryan Williams

5. New Faces: Worldwide

Ceyla AB
Brennan Reece
Katie Boyle
Abhay NadkKarni
Sarah Keyworth
Glenn Moore
James Roque
Amy Gledhill
Emmanuel Sonubi
Tom Walker

6. New Faces: Creators

Caroline Baniewicz
Cliff Benfield
Heather Chelan
Devin Gant
Leo González
Hayley Morris



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