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Showcase on Main – Comedy Night
February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$20
Host Tom Nutty
With Matt Pennington, Ashley Pontius
Co-Headliners Erik Woodworth & Umar Khan
Tom Nutty is an up and coming comedian. A Regular at Church of Satire Comedy Club in Hanover PA. A Magoobys “New Comedian of the year” finalist. He has worked with everyone from Andrew Santino, Justin Schlegel, Tommy Sinbazo and more! Stay Ready, because you never know what’s coming!”
Matt Pennington is a stand up comedian from Baltimore. He has appeared up and down the I-95 corridor always bringing his interesting and hysterical takes on life.
Ashley Pontius got her start at the age of sixteen, writing jokes for comedians twice her age. After a brief period working on Stephen Colbert’s Campaign for Truthiness, she decided to pursue comedy as a career. She has been seen at the Laugh Factory in Chicago, Church of Satire in Hanover, PA, and comedy clubs all over the country. Ashley was a 2019 Finalist for Magooby’s Comedian of the Year and most recently opened for Matt Braunger at the Weinberg Center for the Performing Arts in Frederick, Md. Follow her on social media @ashleypontiuslaughs for content and show updates!
Father, husband and giant man child Erik Woodworth weaves whimsical tales of parenthood, married life, and musical glee that leave crowds in shambles. He’s 1/3 of the “Quality Time Podcast” , and a keystone member of Die Laughing productions. Erik has performed in Clubs, Theaters, and Bars across the fruited plains and entertained the United States armed forces overseas.
Umar Khan is the School Psychologist turned comedian from Baltimore, bringing his stand-up skills to more than just a home crowd with his hour special: Live in Baltimore. A second generation immigrant in the US to parents who grew up in Pakistan, Umar Khan regularly sprinkles his routines with en pointe anecdotes and razor sharp jokes about his experience as a person of color living in the US.
Performing stand up for the past 10 years, Umar Khan has become a regular at clubs, colleges, independent shows, and local theaters in the Baltimore and DC areas. Umar Khan has been making his mark, performing at The DC Improv, Baltimore Comedy Factory, Magooby’s Joke House, and Creative Alliance, as well as hosting the perpetually sold out and hilarious Gin & Jokes night at local joint Joe Squared. Most recently Umar Khan was invited to be on Tig Nataro’s Bentzen Ball in DC at the Kennedy Center for the Picture This Comedy Show.
Assured, authentic and refreshing in stand-up style, Umar Khan has opened for host of great comedians like Todd Barry, Hari Kondabolu, Hasan Minhaj, and Judah Friedlander. He is also co-host of the ever popular Digression Sessions podcast.