Comedy Event

Home Base: The Best of Austin Comedy

Thursday, April 1 @ 8:00PM
Showcase
About

Cap City Com­e­dy Club and Moon­tow­er Com­e­dy present:

Avery Moore is a liv­ing come­di­an in Austin, Texas. She has per­formed at com­e­dy fes­ti­vals like Fun­Fun­Fun Fest, SXSW, The Moon­tow­er Com­e­dy and Odd­i­ty Fes­ti­val and was select­ed as a New Face 2018 at The Mon­tréal Just For Laughs Fes­ti­val. She’s appeared on PBS, and toured with some great peo­ple, like Louie Ander­son, Martha Kel­ly, and Joe Mande. Avery was named Best Stand Up Com­ic 2018 by The Austin Chron­i­cle. She’s also been bar tend­ing for a long long time.

An old soul, Brett Ver­Voort is sur­pris­ing­ly crotch­ety for being only twen­ty-sev­en. Smart, snarky, and sharp her jokes cut up the audi­ence like a half mur­mured insult your aunt whis­pers over the rim of her wine­glass. A two time semi-final­ist for the Fun­ni­est Per­son in Austin con­test, she has fea­tured for Tim Dil­lon and Chris Fair­banks, and per­formed at Cap City Com­e­dy Club, Velvee­ta Room, and Fly­over Com­e­dy Fest. Come see why the Juil­liard scouts called her a hard maybe!”

Andrew Mur­phy is from Austin, Texas and is cur­rent­ly the city’s reign­ing Fun­ni­est Per­son in Austin win­ner. He has opened for Theo Vonn, Bri­an Posehn, Bruce Bruce, the Lucas Broth­ers, For­tune Feim­ster and Dan Soder among oth­ers. He was most recent­ly fea­tured as one of the New Faces for the Just for Laughs fes­ti­val in Mon­tréal.

A true sto­ry­teller whose dark, dry wit has cap­ti­vat­ed crowds of all sizes. Chris Tellez was recent­ly fea­tured on Com­e­dy Cen­tral includ­ing being named a Com­e­dy Cen­tral up next” com­ic to watch and has been seen on stages like The odd­ball Com­e­dy Fes­ti­val, Com­e­dy Central’s Colos­sal Clus­ter­fest and The Moon­tow­er Com­e­dy Fes­ti­val.

Gabe Davis is a stand-up come­di­an cur­rent­ly based in Austin, Texas. He brings a style that is obser­va­tion­al and crit­i­cal of social norms. He was a final­ist in the 2019 Fun­ni­est Per­son in Austin com­pe­ti­tion.

Dan­ny Good­win is a stand-up come­di­an based in Austin, TX. He has per­formed on the Moon­tow­er Com­e­dy Fes­ti­val, SXSW, and Sound on Sound Fest. He’s worked with a num­ber of nation­al­ly tour­ing comics, includ­ing Kevin Nealon, Nik­ki Glaser and Dan Soder to name a few.

Tay­lor Dowdy is a stand up come­di­an based out of Austin, Texas. Despite his sour gri­mace and often lav­ish wardrobe, he has a great time telling crowds all about his life expe­ri­ences. He has been a reg­u­lar per­former at Cap City Com­e­dy Club and the Velvee­ta Room open­ing for nation­al tour­ing head­lin­ers such as Tim Dil­lon and Gareth Reynolds. He has host­ed mul­ti­ple shows of his own in Austin includ­ing Ground Floor at Hotel Vegas and Beamed Inn at Spi­der­house Ball­room.

Zac Brooks is an Austin based com­ic orig­i­nal­ly from Hous­ton. Every month he co-hosts Peep Show” at Spi­der House Ball­room, where some of Austin’s best come­di­ans make child­ish com­men­tary on vin­tage pornog­ra­phy. He loves chili dogs.

Get your tick­ets here: Home Base: The Best of Austin | Para­mount The­atre Austin (austinthe​atre​.org)

Cost

Free

Location

Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave Austin TX 78701