Kelsey Cook from The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, Gotham Comedy Live

Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Kelsey Cook from The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, Gotham Comedy Live

with Martin Amini and Gina Brown

Kelsey Cook is the daughter of an International Yo-Yo Champion and a Professional Foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life at a young age.

She has spent the last three years touring in over 60 cities across the country with Jim Norton. Kelsey splits her time between Los Angeles and New York where she is a paid regular at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and The Laugh Factory. She is also a regular guest on the Jim and Sam Show on SiriusXM.

Kelsey made her late night debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon in March, as well as her Comedy Central debut on This is Not Happening in April. Her other television appearances include AXS TV Presents Gotham Comedy Live, Punchline on FOX, Laughs on FOX, Uproarious on FUSE and Greatest Party Story Ever on MTV.

Kelsey has a diverse skill set as a stand up comedian, beauty blogger and host. Her podcast, Cook’d, is at 150+ episodes and has featured guests like: Jim Norton, Bob Saget, Roy Wood Jr., Rory Scovel and many more. She also co-hosts the Self-Helpless podcast with fellow comedians, Taylor Tomlinson and Delanie Fischer.

When Kelsey isn’t doing stand up, she is a probably at a local bar, hustling people who don’t know she is a World Champion foosball player.

Martin Amini

Martin Amini is one of the fastest rising comedians in the country. As the host and founder of The Overachievers Comedy Show, Martin has built a following that makes his show the most popular in the Nation's Capital. Martin has been a reoccuring performer at the Kennedy Center, Caroline's on Broadway, and The Comedy Store. His material touches on what its like growing up mixed in America, coming from an Iranian and Bolivian background. You can watch Martin on the new standup show Laff Tracks, premiering on TruTV January 2018.

Gina Brown

Gina Brown is a published writer, poet, and stand-up comic. She loves performing and sharing the curious way words meander through our lives. She is part of "Say What?" - a 4 person group of women who perform comedy, poetry, storytelling, and improv. She has several writing projects in progress, including a book of Gina-isms and a memoir entitled, No Emergency Contact. Her piece, Rush Hour, is published in District Lines, Volume III, a publication of Politics & Prose Bookstore, and her poem, How To Kill A Roach, is published in Roach Print Anthology. When she isn’t writing or on stage, she is a partner marketer at a non-profit organization, and a mom to her two girls. Twice divorced and thriving mid-life, she finds life as a single mom in DC, a non-stop, thought-provoking noesis. Find out more on