DARREN RIVERA (Co-Headliner)
aka "The Rice and Bean Joker" has been entertaining audiences for more than a decade whether it's been colleges and universities or comedy clubs all over the United States. He has won WCCC Last Local Comic standing, runner-up in Funniest Comic in New England. His brand of humor is sarcastic, witty, and real to his life experiences. He has opened up for Jo Koy, Aisha Tyler, and Gilbert Godfrey just to name a few. He's originally from the Bronx, spent his adolescents in Bucks County, PA, and started his comedy career in Hartford, CT. Darren takes these life experiences and puts them on stage to entertain the masses.
JOHNNY RIZZO (Co-Headliner)
The elastic faces, the flopping limbs, the silly, googly eyes…he’s got you in stitches and he hasn’t even opened his mouth yet! And once that happens, you’re gone. At the end of the night, your face hurts – literally – from the constant laughter. He has earned the nickname, “The Rubber-Faced Comedian.”
Part old school (think Red Skelton, Jerry Lewis, Danny Kaye) intertwined with his own unique observations on everyday life, Johnny Rizzo has been cracking up audiences around the country for over 30 years. Born in raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Johnny cut his comedy teeth in some of the most hallowed clubs in New York City, including Catch a Rising Star, Caroline’s, Dangerfield’s and The Comic Strip. He has appeared on numerous television programs including NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Fox’s 30 Seconds to Fame, A & E Comedy on the Road and The Joan Lunden Show. He also received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Achievement – Performance Artist, for the acclaimed CPTV comedy special, Hot Summer Nights.