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283 Route 17 South. Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
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Dec. 9 & 10 JOHN JOSEPH


John Joseph is one of the hottest stand-up comics working today. John has appeared on several television programs including; Comic Strip Live on Fox, Comedy Central, The View and The Rosie O'Donnell Show. John toured as the opening act for Julio Iglesias for over 8 years and most recently appeared in the film Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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Dec. 16 & 17 VANESSA HOLLINGSHEAD


If you saw Vanessa's Comedy Central Special you already know why you should come see her live...she's simply the best. From her honestly funny tales of growing up and her honeymoon in Paris, to her efforts to get pregnant ~ you'll be rooting for Vanessa while wiping away tears of laughter. She's a comedic gem! Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Fri., Dec. 23 EDDIE CLARK


Eddie is an energetic crowd pleaser whose former career as a police detective trained him well for his new job of making people laugh...hysterically! Easy going and loads of fun, he has performed on Comedy Central and A&E. Friday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Fri., Dec. 30 TOM McTIERNAN


TOM McTIERNAN is one of eight children, and grew up in the suburbs of New York City. Being a product of such a multi-cultural and media driven area of the country can lead to many unanswered questions. Tom’s quest to find those answers has pointed to many laughs and more questions. While traveling around the country performing at some of the best comedy clubs, Tom can also be seen in theaters opening for the likes of Tom Jones and Joy Behar, to name a few, and was a frequent opener for the late John Pinette. Friday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Sat., Dec. 31 RODNEY LANEY


A spectacular three act show starring RODNEY LANEY from HBO, MTV & TV’s “Last Comic Standing”; TOM ANZALONE, comedy and music from Comedy Central and “America’s Funniest People”; and TOM McTIERNAN from Showtime TV and Atlantic City’s Borgata.

8:00 show ~ $30, 11:00 show ~ $40 including a champagne toast & noise makers. Optional up-graded dinner available 2 hours before show for $50 including tax and gratuity. Pre-payment and reserved seating. For additional information and to book call (201) 727-1090, leave your name and number, and Bananas will call you.

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Jan. 6 & 7 JIM DAVID


Down to earth and thoroughly enjoyable, Jim is always a welcome performer at Bananas. His observational humor on everyday life is a real hoot, and something everyone can relate to. Intelligent, fun and funny! You might have seen his Comedy Central Special or on The View. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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Jan. 13 & 14 RICH VOS


“The Godfather”… Rich's barbed humor and cutting edge comedy has been seen on the first and third season of Last Comic Standing ~ where he made it to the finals, and on Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd. He’s also a frequent guest on Sirius XM. You can check out his podcast “My Wife Hates Me” with Bonnie McFarlane. He's New York to the core, and if you liked him on Last Comic Standing, you'll love him live! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Jan. 20 & 21 NICK DiPAOLO


This witty, sarcastic, and extremely funny comic was a regular on Louie and appeared on Inside Amy Schumer. He hosts one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes, The Nick DiPaolo Podcast and has also been seen on The Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan O'Brien, and on the Comedy Central roasts, where he established himself as one of the finest acts to hit the stage. His Showtime special “Raw Nerve” had rave reviews. Don't miss this up close and personal performance! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Jan. 27 & 28 BOB NELSON


Bob Nelson, the quintessential stand-up comic, comes to the stage with his slew of characters including Jiffy Jeff the boxer, Eppy Epperman the lovable nerd, and an entire football team. Bob has appeared in four HBO specials, and on Letterman and The Tonight Show. From the football team line-up to the juggling babushkas, this show is non-stop fun! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 3 & 4 DONNELL RAWLINGS


Donnell Rawlings, "Ashy Larry" from Chappelle's Show and The Guy Code, returns to Bananas with his intelligent, bold stand-up, laced with relevant, edgy humor. If you adore Ashy Larry, you will love Donnell's brilliant and fun performance! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 10 & 11 BRET ERNST


Bret is a total laugh riot! He's a natural storyteller with a quick wit & loads of fun material. He's appeared on The Late Late Show, Chelsea Lately, has had his own Comedy Central Special and also was on Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show. Not one to miss! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 17 & 18 DAN WILSON


Warm, witty and thoroughly enjoyable, Dan Wilson is a Bananas favorite. Much sought after on cruise ships, Dan has traveled all over the world entertaining thousands of people each night. You may have seen him on MTV or HBO where he combines his observational humor with some hysterically funny impressions (his Barney Fife is a hoot) to make his show one of the most truly enjoyable you may ever see. Friday ~ SOLD OUT, Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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Feb. 24 & 25 ALONZO BODDEN

Alonzo was the winner of season three of Last Comic Standing. His one hour comedy special “Who’s Paying Attention” on Showtime received rave reviews. Alonzo can be heard on his riotous radio program "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" He has performed on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, and The Best Damned Sports Show. Alonzo describes his material as "cynically good natured in an angry suburban Negro kind of way"...the rest of the country just thinks he's mega-funny. Don't miss this hot comic...he's on the move so, catch him while you can! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 3 & 4 TOM COTTER

Tom was the first comedian to ever reach the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. He was the top human finalist and his runner up finish on the show has catapulted him to the comedic stratosphere. Tom's high energy, rapid-fire style of comedy uses a combination of impressions and wacky anecdotes that leave audiences clutching their sides and rolling in the aisles. He has also appeared on The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($25)

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Mar. 10 & 11 CHRIS DISTEFANO

Described as a high energy comic, Chris Distefano acts out a variety of characters derived from his life, typically leaving you on the edge of your seat wondering “Who the hell is that he’s talking about?" Chris has a Bachelors degree in Psychology to impress his Mom’s friends, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy to impress his Mom’s friends’ Moms. He was on the hit show “Benders” on IFC and was a cast member on MTV2's hit show “GuyCode”. You can also see him featured on MTV's “GirlCode” “Failosiphy” and “Money From Strangers”. He has also been on The Late Show with David Letterman. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 17 & 18 JEFF DYE

Jeff Dye is a nationally touring comedian, actor, host, prankster and Bigfoot enthusiast. Raised in Seattle, this class clown started doing comedy right out of high school and was first nationally recognized on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” where he finished third after only three years into his comedy career. Jeff stars in NBC’s new eclectic comedy adventure series “Better Late Than Never.” Jeff’s passion is bringing love and positivity through laughter to everyone he encounters. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 31 & Apr. 1 ROBERT KELLY

Robert is currently on the hit FX show “Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll”, he has also been seen on FX’s “Louie,” HBO's "Tourgasm," and on his Comedy Central Presents Robert Kelly Special. He did the "Tourgasm Live" tour across the country, and is frequently heard on the Opie Radio Show and the Jim Norton and Sam Roberts Show. He's clever, abrasive and refreshingly funny ~ come on out and see him live! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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11/12/2002






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