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Sept. 23 & 24 ANGEL SALAZAR


"CHECK IT OUT!" Salazar's Cuban/Puerto Rican heritage and penchant for sporting mini-skirts notwithstanding, this manic, human laugh factory is rather difficult to describe. His performance is a mixture of street smart ethnic wisecracks, risque humor, physical comedy, music, props and audience involvement - and most importantly, it's always fun! Angel has appeared in such noteworthy films as Scarface and Carlito’s Way. He was also on Last Comic Standing. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 KEVIN MEANEY


Kevin has been one of the country's most popular stand-up comedians for more than 30 years. Making people laugh has always been a top priority for Kevin. From his early years doing stand-up comedy in San Francisco and Boston, he's amassed an impressive list of credits along the way. His first HBO special catapulted him to the forefront of the comedy scene. Kevin could be seen on “2 Broke Girls,” has had multiple appearances on The Tonight Show and also starred in the hit musical, Hairspray on Broadway. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Oct. 7 & 8 GARY GULMAN


Gary Gulman is a stand-up comedian who lives in New York City. Originally from Boston, Gary has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, a barista, a doorman, a waiter and a high school teacher. Now he is one of the most popular touring comics and one of only a handful of comedians to perform on every single late night comedy program. “Gary will be the next giant ex-Bostonian comic to break huge - Louie CK, Bill Burr, Gary Gulman: You heard it here first” raved the Village Voice. He’s made three TV specials, and three albums. Gary marked his 20-year anniversary in stand-up with the “It’s About Time Tour,” selling out theaters throughout the country. It’s no wonder the New York Times wrote “Gary is finally being recognized as one of the country’s strongest comedians.” Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($27.50)

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Oct. 14, 15 & 16 VIC DiBITETTO


HOWLONGDOIGOTTAWAIT???? Not long at all! Vic’s YouTube viral video “Bread & Milk” has almost 15 million hits and his Justin Bieber over 2 million hits; he is quickly became an internet sensation and is one of the hottest acts on the circuit!! He was in the hit movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 in theaters. He has been described as "the working man's answer to comedy ~ hilariously commanding the stage with his discourse on married life with children, and snippets of his Italian American heritage", or as he likes to describe himself as “The Working Class Zero!” Don't miss Vic…he's simply terrific! Vic's shows always sell out - don't wait too long for tix. Friday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($35), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:45 ($35), Sunday @ 7:00 ($35)

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Oct. 21 & 22 VINCE AUGUST


Bergen County's own celebrity, Vince is a regular on ABC's "What Would You Do?" and performs at comedy clubs and venues all over the area. Vince gained nationwide recognition recently when the NJ Supreme Court forced him to choose between comedy and his Municipal Court judgeship. As Vince told CNN, he was unwilling to give up his dream, and this local attorney chose comedy. See why audiences are thrilled he made that decision! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($25)

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Sat., Oct. 29 @ 6:00 JACKIE MASON


A 2 time Tony, 2 time Emmy Award Winner, comedy legend Jackie Mason returns with some new material presented in his inimitable style that has garnered him numerous accolades over the year. If there was ever a time to see him, this year of political chaos is definitely the one! If you've never seen Jackie live, treat yourself ~ he's a true joy! One show only, Saturday @ 6:00 ($37.50)

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Sat., Oct. 29 @ 8:00 BILL ERVOLINO


The Bergen Record's columnist and author of Some Kind of Wise Guy brings his literary humor to life with charm and great fun. One special show only. Saturday @ 8:00 ($20)

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Nov. 4 & 5 JULIA SCOTTI


Julia’s high octane machine gun delivery, combined with her hilarious, groundbreaking, intelligent and thought provoking views on most everything have ignited a buzz all across the country. Julia is a finalist on this season of America’s Got Talent on NBC and a judge’s favorite with Simon Cowell saying - “you genuinely made me laugh.” Julia has appeared on Comedy Central and Showtime, she also performs regularly in Atlantic City, Las Vegas and Reno. Reminding us how to laugh, people of ALL ages and ALL persuasions just can’t get enough of this 'Crazy old lady of Comedy'. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($25)

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Fri., Nov. 11 STEVE SHAFFER


He's shown his stuff on The Tonight Show and numerous stand-up shows & he is quite simply one of the most natural and hysterical performers you'll ever see. We love Steve & you will too!!! So, come on out!!! Friday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Sat., Nov. 12 BOBBY COLLINS


Bobby was nominated for an ACE award for his VH-1 Show. His charismatic charm enhances a stand-up act that blends witty characterizations with entertaining observations and physicality. Bobby is one of the most polished and entertaining performers of his generation...and he's funny! You’ve seen this brilliant performer on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central and Showtime TV specials. Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:30 ($27.50)

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Nov. 18 & 19 DOM IRRERA

"Bada Boom Bada Bing!" Dom Irrera is simply one of the greatest comics ever. He's cool, smooth, bright and unsurprisingly, the wittiest of them all. You've seen him on his HBO Specials, several appearances on Craig Ferguson, Showtime's Full Frontal Comedy, The Tonight Show, Dr. Katz, TV's Supreme Court of Justice and his football follies on TV's Offsides or you can catch him with the kids on Nickelodeon’s Back At The Barnyard as Duke the dog. Or you can listen to Dom on his weekly podcast “Dom Irrera Live from the Laugh Factory.” But, nothing beats seeing this talented comic live...it's a real treat! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($27.50)

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Nov. 25 & 26 ADAM FERRARA

Adam’s popularity as a stand-up has brought him two American Comedy Award Nominations for Best Stand-up and three Comedy Central Specials. He was Chief “Needles” on “Rescue Me” for six years and he could be seen on the History Channel’s “Top Gear”. Don’t miss this hysterical ever-so-fascinating comic! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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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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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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