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  • 25 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bowie, MD 20716


I booked speed for my twins is 12 year old birthday party He was terrific not only it was a birthday party going on but a bridal shower he arrived in plenty of time to set up he also work with me to do a little pre show to keep the kid from going crazy that was there befor hand the fact the the fact they where 100 people or more there and so much going on at one time when it was time for the show it did not distract In or the Guest In fact the adult was more. Amazing By his performance then the kid I don't think they plan on watching at first they thought ok a kid. Entertainer But No he drew every to the stage all eyes was in him I was so surprise they stop has to Watch he was amazing from 2yrs to 75 yrs he wow them all even the hecklers and spectators that thought they had it figure it out I woul not hesitate to hiring professional courteous and knows how to work with a group of all ages he will not disappoint you but will amaze you

  • 17 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Bridgewater, NJ 08807


Robin has been seen twice on Nickelodeon TV's Nick Mom, She has been a hot topic on the View, and the grand champion winner of the 2012 Ladies of Laughter Competition held at Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. Have Robin perform at your next event! From hosting an awards show at Lincoln Center in NYC to performing at the Society Of Female Engineers for 1300 people. Or as a Regular Performer at NYC's Gotham Comedy Club. Robin does it all. She can be found turning a bridal shower upside down with laughter in the afternoon, and later that night, performing at a Corporate Event or hilarious raucous Fundraiser comedy show for a local sports team. Birthdays or anniversaries, you name it; this funny lady does it all. Robin specializes in private parties and Fundraisers. This is where she truly shines! She brings a fun and fresh approach to each and every event. She can even customize her comedy, presenting funny and new material, written just for you to fit the occasion. Robin can do a show to fit any rating, from PG 13 and up, that will meet your requirement. Robin can work solo or can fashion a real NY night of comedy and bring other top NYC comedians to your event. She can also perform a friar-style roast, perfect for birthday celebrations. You cannot go wrong booking this funny lady. Robin is available for the following: * Comedy roasts * Bridal and baby showers * Birthday celebrations * Holiday parties * Family gatherings * Anniversaries and more Robin performs at hundreds of fundraisers each year. She can perform a solo show of 45 minutes to one hour for your group. If a comedy nightclub-style show is what you're looking for, Robin can bring out one or more very talented comedians to provide a full-blown night of comedy. Robin can not only find very funny comics to fit your budget, but she knows their style and material and who will blend best for your group to make the best show possible. With years of experience as a fundraiser, Robin will share her expertise with you, so that you can raise as much money as possible. Having done hundreds of successful fundraisers, she knows firsthand what makes for a profitable evening and will be happy to help and advise you. For your first fundraising project, Robin has the knowledge and the patience to help you every step of the way. Robin would love to offer her services free of charge for every great cause; however, she can't. She does, however, do shows for Blue Star Moms for free! These are moms of active service troops overseas. She also performs for cancer patients and their caregivers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in NYC. Robin has performed for Elks, Moose, Lions, and other fraternal groups; Kawians, Rotary, and other civic groups; schools' PTA and PTO; sports teams; parents' groups; and Beefsteaks. She has also performed for temples, JCC's, shuls, sisterhoods, men's clubs, Hadassah, NCJW, and other Jewish group comedy shows, parochial school comedy events, churches, Plus 55 Communities comedy shows, and senior and retirement centers comedy shows. Choosing the right comedian can make or break one's business or corporate event. Robin is an HR manager's best friend. She can set and commit to a rating and is non-political, yet always hysterical. Robin brings fresh and unique humor to your party or company event, enjoyed by both men and women, old and young, and especially liked by those in the middle! At the end of the day, your coworkers are moms and dads, sons and daughters. When you are doing a fun event and want to take off your corporate hats and just laugh, Robin is the one to bring it back to why we all work very hard and need a laugh. Her family humor of trying to do it all and please no one in her family at the same time is perfect for your next event. Robin has done shows for the following: * The United Way * The PA Independent Accounts Assoc. * The Lucie Awards for Photography at Lincoln Center * The American Red Cross * Pinnacle Foods * Johnson and Johnson * Cystic Fibrosis Foundation * Trump National Golf Club and many others She is available for: * corporate entertainment * conventions * sales meetings * holiday party entertainment * trade shows * awards banquet * company parties * grand openings No one, it seems, as a group needs or loves a good laugh more than the Jewish people! As a fellow "member of the tribe," Robin delights in performing original, fresh and funny "Jewish content" for Jewish events, in addition to her amazing comedy act. She can perform solo or put on a full-blown Jewish comedy night with several other top performers. A show is available to meet most budgets. Robin is available for temple comedy nights for Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and non-affiliated, and a Buddhist here and there, sisterhood events, Hadassah groups, men's clubs, JCCs, NCJW, and more. Ask her to put you in touch with former clients and listen to them as they sing her praises. Oy, like butter, they melt! A personal note from Robin: "I am always honored when asked to perform at a private event. My goal, as a performer, is to entertain you and your guests and make for a memorable and fun event. I never overlook the fact that this is a special event for you and not just another gig. This is your company's dinner representing you! This is your birthday celebration, bridal shower, etc., and it is a milestone for you and your family's lives. "The key to hiring a great comic is finding the right performer who can meet your needs and fit your event best. To be certain that I am the right comedian for you, I consult with you and learn about your guests and your expectations for this event and answer any questions you might have. I am a very funny and talented performer, and I would love to do a show for you, only if we see that it is the right fit. More importantly, if I feel that I am not the right comic for you, I will inform you and assist you in any way I can to help you find the right comic who will suit your event. Thanks for finding me here on Thumbtack and taking the time to look at my profile." - Robin Robin is a regular on the comedy club circuit in New York City and surrounding NY, NJ and PA regions, and all over the North East. In NYC, she performs at the following venues: * The Laugh Factory * Stand Up NY * NY Comedy Club * Ha * Gotham * Eastville Comedy Club * Comix * Carolines * Broadway Comedy Club In NJ, she can be seen at the following venues: * Rascals * Primetime Comedy Club * The Comedy Cove * The Stress Factory * Comedy Cabaret On Staten Island, Robin can be seen at Looney Bin, and in Philly at Helium, the Laff House, and Comedy Cabaret. She is a regular performer at Danny Aiello's Club in Hoboken, Danny's Upstairs. Robin is the 11th Annual Gilda's Club Laugh-off 2010 grand prize winner; very quickly, she rose through the comedy ranks and has been a finalist at several prestigious comedy contests and festivals, including the following: * Bud Light Ladies of Laughter * Philly's Funniest Comedian Contest * Baltimore's Funniest Robin was a runner up at The Laugh Off at Carolines in NYC. She also has been seen at the NY Underground Comedy Festival and at the NJ Comedy Festival. Robin can be heard on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio, and has been a guest numerous times on Joey Reynolds' show on WOR coast to coast. She has been on We Entertainment television and on Lifetime TV. Also, she was featured in Cindy Adam's the NY Daily News and NJ Daily Record. Robin is a Gigmaster client favorite for good reason; don't take our word for it. Read her glowing reviews, and see for yourself. You cannot go wrong booking this funny lady. Available for: * reunions * retirement parties * restaurants * resorts * private parties * New Year's eve parties * hotels * graduation parties * fund raisers * festivals * family reunions * events * dinner dances * country clubs * corporate functions * conventions * community events * cocktail parties * clubs * Christmas parties * celebrations * casinos * birthday parties * banquets * bachelorette parties * bachelor parties * baby showers * awards nights * anniversaries * sorority functions and more Feedback: "Robin Fox provided a terrific night of jokes and laughs for our first comedy night that is still being talked about. Robin's performance had the audience laughing the entire night, rolling one joke into the next for non-stop laughter. Robin assisted in planning the event and ensured the night went smoothly. She even provided her own amplifier for us to use to finish the show after our hall's sound system malfunctioned. We highly recommend Robin Fox and are confident that her professionalism, experience, and sense of humor made our comedy night a success!" - Lora F., Pompton Lakes, NJ, 3/25/2011 "Robin was fantastic! We had a mixed group, men, women, young and well, not real old, but older. She had everyone laughing. We had so many compliments on choosing Robin, that we would not hesitate to hire her again. Robin was very easy to work with. She gave us a few ideas to help make our fundraiser even more successful! Thanks, Robin, for a great night!" - Donna S., Sewell, NJ, 3/18/2011 "Since this was my first time organizing an event, Robin Fox was extremely helpful and is a fantastic comedian. In addition to being a comedian, she created a show beyond belief. Our audience age group ranged from mid-'20s to 70. She managed the show for me, brought in two additional comics and the event was wonderful. Everyone was laughing, and feedback to me has been extremely positive. Robin Fox is a wonderful comedian, and her expertise is truly a benefit when planning an event. I look forward to working with her again on my next event." - Kathy D., Clark, NJ, 10/2/2010 "Robin is an excellent comedian who tailored her script to suit our guests at my daughter's bridal shower. She was the funniest comedian whom I have ever met who can perform and bring laughter to an entire room without cursing and swearing. She was fantastic, and I will recommend her to all of my friends and family. I have already had so many ask how I was able to find Robin. I was so happy to have Robin at my daughter's shower; she made it a hit! Thank you, Robin, for your professionalism and your ability to make us laugh!" - Nancy M., Lindenhurst, NY, 6/20/2010 "Robin connected with us several times before the performance. She made sure we reviewed the content of her comedy, so it could be tailored to our audience. She arrived on time, had her own equipment, which she did not need. By arriving early, she was able to mingle and get a feel for the type of group and refine and add more material. We thoroughly enjoyed her and would recommend her highly!" - Olivia H., Piscataway, NJ, 10/21/2010 "We are so happy we chose Robin to perform at my husband's 50th birthday party celebration. She arrived early, provided her own sound system and helped to set up the room for the performance. She went beyond all our expectations. She had the room roaring with laughter from start to finish. Robin is a gifted improviser, and her jokes off the top of her head were hysterical. She had written several minutes of material that were personalized just for us, and you could tell that this wasn't just some canned generic act. Her material she chose to perform resonated perfectly with our group. Robin is the real deal, and we would highly recommend her." - Francis P., Malvern, PA, 2/13/2011 "Robin was amazing! Our guests loved her, and she did a wonderful performance at our very special baby shower. There are not enough nice things to say about Robin! She is a terrific performer, but more importantly, a lovely person." - Allison and Justin Z., Newtown, PA, 7/25/2010 "Robin was absolutely hysterical! She had everyone in the room laughing with her descriptions of daily life experiences. This was our first event of its type and was a huge success. We can't wait to have her back again! I would recommend her highly for anyone's next event. Her material is great, and her delivery was fabulous. She had the entire room roaring for an hour straight." - Kim G., Wilmington, DE, 9/24/2010 "We loved Robin. She went above and beyond for my daughter's bridal shower. Despite being sick and it being a holiday for her, she came through for us and did an amazing job. We were a mixture of young and old, and all enjoyed her jokes. We laughed the entire time. I would definitely recommend her." - Valerie G., Union, NJ, 9/18/2010 "Robin was the rage of the party. Robin kept everybody in stitches and made for a memorable evening. No one is safe, and that is just fine; all is fair game when it comes to comedy at its highest form." - Bradley H., Ridgewood, NJ, 8/7/2010 "I would completely recommend this funny lady to anyone, if you want to have an evening full of laughter! Robin was very gracious; she came out to our event all the way from New Jersey, to a small community west of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We did a fundraiser for our community with a very diverse crowd and the ladies had an amazing time not only listening to Robin but also interacting with her after the show. If I had the opportunity to work with Robin again, I wouldn't hesitate at all. I really can't say enough wonderful things about Robin, other than it was my pleasure, and I sincerely thank her for an amazing evening!" - Juanette Q., Calahoo, AB, 11/6/2010 "Robin Fox was great, an excellent act, funny lady. Haven't laughed so hard in a long time! We received many positive comments from our attendees, all commenting on how funny she was. Everyone involved was very pleased." - George P., West Orange, NJ, 9/20/2010 "Robin was such a pleasure to work with. She showed up early and reviewed her material with me. She had a really tough crowd to perform for (about 90 seniors, most of them being 75 or older), and she did a great job. I would definitely recommend Robin to others." - Jennifer L., Allentown, PA, 11/18/2010 "I found Robin to be delightful to work with. Everyone at our event had a great time." - Nancy H., Cheltenham, PA, 5/11/2010 "I have been getting calls all day about Robin's down-to-earth 'housewife' and 'mom' humor! Many guests are telling those who did not attend her jokes! She was a major hit with my group; men and women loved her!" - Karen O., Garfield, NJ, 5/4/2010 "I received rave reviews for Robin's show and everyone said she was really funny and very personable. She charmed everyone with her smile and them had them rolling on the floor laughing. A++++ all around!" - Hope Y., Mount Holly, NJ, 2/12/2010 "It was a complete pleasure to work with Robin. Several days have passed, and people are still raving about the show and the laughter we all enjoyed. While there was an unexpected 'glitch' on our part, Robin and the comedians rolled with the punches and gave us a fantastic show. Thanks!" - Randy P., Oakland, NJ, 1/15/2011 "Robin was very professional in all aspects of our event, from her initial contact to follow-up contacts to her performance. When a problem arose with one of the performers, she alerted me promptly and made arrangements for a replacement. I would highly recommend Robin and her fellow comedians." - Ed E., Philadelphia, PA, 1/22/2011 "Robin is very funny and puts on a great show. Her humor appeals to a wide variety of audiences." - Dina B., Briarcliff Manor, NY, 4/1/2011 "I cannot overstate what a wonderful evening of laughter Robin gave us. She had a room full of women of all ages in hysterics. She was warm and friendly and really, really funny. She connected with the audience in a very personal way that made for a memorable evening. I highly recommend her for a fun evening that everyone will come away from feeling good. Thanks, Robin!" - Marcie W., Monroe, NY, 11/7/2011 "It was a pleasure having Robin perform at my show. She was very funny and had the crowd laughing at all times." - Michael C., Nanuet, NY, 10/30/2011

  • 28 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Englishtown, NJ 07726


I am a magician, ventriloquist and comedian. I am a national headliner and very funny guy. I can equally work with children, adults and families. I am a triple threat and a true entertainer. John performs s a regular at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, has done two seasons of "America's Got Talent" and is currently in the upcoming movie Laugh Killer Laugh with Tom Seizemore and William Forsythe. As a proficient comedy writer, John can create custom comedy roasts for your special events. What makes John unique is his ability to perform anywhere, from small gatherings to large theatre events. John performs at many family resorts as well as comedy clubs, casinos and theatres. Feel free to email us for additional information on how he can make your next occasion a memorable one. We also offer a variety of fun with our full-time entertainment agency.

  • 27 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Willow Grove, PA 19090


WHY BOOK STEVE BLACK, ENTERTAINER AND MAGICIAN? Known as "The Squeaky-Clean, Family Entertainer, Philadelphia Magician", Steve Black is in a league all-his-own, from his unbridled and unheard of 12-Minute Guarantee to his squeaky-clean Mother-Approved, Children’s magic shows. In addition Steve has received rave reviews with Five out of Five Stars, reviews and referrals from Corporate CEO’s for holiday parties, Award Banquets, Fund Raisers, etc. If you want a lethargic magician that generates a feeling from all your guests as though they were skiing behind a pontoon boat (insert *YAWN* here) then DO NOT HIRE STEVE BLACK! Amaze your business associates, family and friends in an exciting, fun and "burst out laughing" entertaining show! Steve provides comedy and entertainment that is clean and excellent! Have fun for the entire family or business; wonder and surprises will astound you. See what others are saying about entertainer Steve Black! "Professional, friendly, extremely entertaining and very good at what he does! Steve mingled with our guests during our cocktail hour, performing magic right in front of their eyes that was truly amazing!" Lorraine, Banquet Committee Central Bucks Bike Club "Steve was absolutely hilarious and great at what he does best: magic. It was indeed a magical night. The adults and children were all amazed at his comedic skills. We loved the animals." Faiza Q, 11/15/2008, Birthday Party (Adults), Franklin Park, NJ "Everyone loved Steve's magic and his personality. He strolled through my boss' private party performing amazing magic while integrating individuals into the act. I would highly recommend Steve to anyone wanting to provide their guests with a fun, unforgettable, and highly professional entertainer! " Lynne V, Christmas Party, Philadelphia, PA "The kids and adults alike could not stop laughing." Christina B, Birthday Party (Adults), Morton, PA "We really enjoyed the audience participation and loved his sense of humor. I would highly recommend him for any event and I have already been asked to have him back again next year." Hope Y, Awards Night Party, Eastampton, NJ

  • 16 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Philadelphia, PA 19149


Comedy night at Loudenslager If you missed the recent Post Dinner Theater program then you really missed a great evening at the post. There were raves about the food prepared by our staff and fantastic reviews for our entertainers. Theresa Krallinger and John Kensil were excellent comedians and really brought the audience to life. Grover Silcox, our headliner, had us laughing so hard from one story that sometimes we missed the next punch line. A truly memorable event. Our post officers are already considering another similar event for next year.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Darby, PA 19023


This is an award winning act of juggling hula-hoop, unicycle, pogo stick tricks, fire juggling, fire eating if you permit, comedy and balloon animals. It is full of extraordinary feats of skill, yet it is ideal for small places, even little living rooms and apartments. If you have seen this act you will have witnessed how everyone, all the adults, all the kids get involved and have lots of fun. Larry Vee has won many prestigious awards from the International Jugglers Assoc. and has been on many TV shows in the U.S., Canada & Europe.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Harrisburg, PA 17111


I heard Marino last night at a Birthday Party for a 96 year old Italian woman and he was Brilliant, singing in Italian and entertaining everyone in the room. I have also hired him to entertain at events hosted by my radio station for a wide variety of ages and he was spectacular. I highly recomend Marino as an entertainer who will compliment any event your planning. Dan Steele WHP Radio


Magic shows are available for all occasions. We do anything from a full stage illusion show with a cast and crew of 5, to an individual one-man magic show. We've got you covered. We have classics of magic and original pieces as well. We have doves and a rabbit to add the fun in stage shows. Audience participation creates a lot of comedy bits and rounds out the event.

  • 46 years in business
  • Somerset, NJ 08873


I provide the absolute best in comedy magic for your child's next birthday party by inviting The Magic of Ed Smoot to be a part of the festivities! A professional magician with over 20 years of experience, Ed Smoot will provide an unforgettable age-appropriate experience that will keep your young party guests involved in the show from beginning to end. Extra attention is given to the birthday child, who is the star of the show and gets to do a very special trick at the end. And the best part about a visit from Ed Smoot is that, his shows are not just about magic. Each fun-tastic visit includes a brilliant blend of comedy, juggling, puppet characters, audience participation and non-stop fun. You never know what is going to happen next and that just adds to the excitement! And, if the birthday child has a favorite interest or hobby, just say so and The Magic of Ed Smoot will always do their best to incorporate it into the show for a personal touch. For younger children ages 3-6, recommended show length is 30 minutes. Some of Ed's shows for this age group include carnival magic, the magic of pets, magic colors and art magic. For children ages 6 to 9, or a wider range of ages in the audience - 3-10, shows can be 45 or 60 minutes in length. Some featured shows include circus magic, the magic pirate and just for laughs. Balloon sculpture and strolling magic are also available as party options. Just ask for more information. For children ages 9 and up, workshops are very popular. For parties of up to 15 children, each workshop is 60 minutes in length and teaches magic, juggling or balloon sculpture. Each child is also given an instruction booklet or supplies to take home. The Magic of Ed Smoot has halloween and winter holiday-themed shows and presents the reading is magical show, as well as workshops at libraries across NJ. Some recent comments from satisfied clients: * It was great how Ed made the children a part of the show. He has a great, easygoing personality that works well with children. It was fun to listen to Ed's stories that combined humor and magic. We would love to have him visit again. - Mount Olive Public Library * The kids really loved the show! - Chatham Library

  • Lancaster, PA 17602


Evan Young will bring your audience an exciting, as well as engaging show that everyone will surely enjoy. Outfitted with a distinctive mix of stunning juggling skills, youthful energy, and quick wit, Evan keeps audiences laughing, amused, and amazed!


We offer a 90-minute unscripted comedy show, created entirely on the spot from audience suggestions! We have a PG-13 or uncensored club show version, based on your request. We have a 4.98 star rating (out of 5 possible stars) from past clients and audience members. Our show has been performing professionally since July 2009. With over 100 shows performed by January 2011, this is one original show you won't want to miss! We have performed in PA, MD, DC and NY. You may have heard us on Sirius/XM radio for the Del Close Marathon as well! Check out our website for over 200 video clips from past shows!


Brian Richards specializes in magic shows for schools, corporate events, and private parties. Using comedy and tons of audience participation, Brian's shows are loved by his audiences of all ages. Are you looking for a great magician for your child's birthday party? Are you looking for the perfect act for your church family night? Are you looking for a great assembly program for your elementary school? Then look no further, and check out Brian's website for more details! This magician will make your event amazing!


Side Splitting Productions offers professional entertainers such as comedians, DJs, celebrity impersonators, roasters, children's performers, and dinner theater. Our goal is to make your special event stress-free, enjoyable, and unforgettable. We specialize in shows for night clubs, restaurants, private parties, corporate events, social clubs, and more. Our performers have been featured on HBO, Comedy Central, all the major networks, Howard Stern, Opie and Anthony, and more. We will customize each performance to meet your specific needs. We have performers all over the country. In addition, we also teach comedy classes in the NY and NJ area. Our classes are designed to get aspiring comedians working as quickly and professionally as possible.


We have comedians, magicians, musicians, DJs, belly dancers and more. We are available for private parties at our venue as well as doing parties on nights; we are open to the public. We are also willing to travel to do you private shows at a venue of your choosing. We are willing to travel anywhere in the United States and beyond!

  • Bellmawr, NJ 08031


We provide DJ photo, video, live music, karaoke, and comedian services for events and private parties. We focus on personalized services; you are never a number! We give you the VIP treatment without breaking the bank!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Hewlett, NY 11557


New York City, the "Big Apple", is home to the world's best stand-up comics. Big Apple Comedians connects these versatile entertainers with private audiences across the United States for one-of-a-kind comedy performances and everything in between. Founder and director, comedian Jay Nog, brings his intimate knowledge of the talent pool to a customized booking process and coordinates the perfect entertainment package for you. Need support in bringing a vision into reality? Let us design an experience tailored to your needs and desires, whether it's an age-appropriate stand-up show or a workshop for a camp or school, family reunion, holiday show, "roast", corporate event, fundraiser, or any occasion in any location. Wow your group with one of our custom pro stand-up shows, featuring at least 3 NYC comics, with years of television and stage experience! We offer an experience sculpted to your design, or leave it to us, trusting in our extensive event planning credentials. No matter, laughter is a 100% guarantee. Contact Big Apple Comedians for a free consultation, and make your next event a hilarious success.

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