Yannis Pappas with Chris Distefano

Fri, Dec 21, 2018
Sat, Dec 22, 2018

Yannis Pappas with Chris Distefano

with Chris Distefano

Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian. His Album “Let Me Be Yannis” was awarded Album of the Year for 2016 by SiriusXM Comedy. Yannis’ Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in June of 2014 and is available on Amazon, iTunes, ComedyCentral.com and whenever Comedy Central re-runs it. In 2015, he was the host of the comedy sports show, Webby nominee and Media Synopisis Award winner for "Best Sports Digital Series”, AOL’s 2 Point Lead. Before that, he was the Co-Anchor of Fusion Live, a live, primetime, one-hour news magazine program which focused on current events, pop culture and satire. Fusion TV network launched in September 2013 as a jointventure of ABC and Univision. Yannis was also the co-host of MSG’s sports fan show, The Bracket. He has also been featured on AXS TV, TruTV, VH1 and Good Morning America. He was the first comedian to ever do stand up on the New Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon–It was a test show and didn’t air, but that’s kind of a cool thing. He is known for his popular characters Mr. Panos and Maurica.

Chris Distefano

Chris Distefano is an actor and comedian based in New York. You can catch Chris starring in the IFC series Benders, co-hosting Ultimate Beastmaster on Netflix, on his webseries Bay Ridge Boys, as well as the upcoming Amazon pilot Making Friends. Chris has appeared on MTV’s Guy Code and Girl Code, as well as truTV’s Comedy Knockout. He recently starred in and Co-Executive Produced the Sony / CBS pilot, Distefano, based on his life and written by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, the creators of How I Met Your Mother.

Chris has performed stand-up on Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC and Late Show with David Letterman on CBS, as well as his half-hour set on Comedy Central. He was a New Face at the 2013 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, and can be seen performing almost every weekend at all the major clubs across the country. Brooklyn born and bred, Chris is on a mission to bring some old school Brooklyn comedy back to his beloved borough.