Recently named one of the 35 Most Hilarious Comedians of Diversity, Leighann Lord has been seen on Lifetime, AspireTV, Comedy Central, HBOâ€™s Def Comedy All-Star Jamand ABCâ€™s The View. Sheâ€™s performed for U. S. troops stationed in the Middle East. Leighannâ€™s comedy album, Iâ€™ve Got Connections, is played heavily on Sirius satellite radio. She has been a radio/TV co-host on the Emmy-nominated Star Talk with Neil de Grasse Tyson. Leighann, a native New Yorker, is the author of several humor books including Dict Jokes and Real Women Do It Standing Up.
Irwin finds life funny. On stage he will tell the stories of his children, parents, and their behaviors, His take on being divorced, or the twists of being in a relationship with a Vegan, animal rights activist. In the short time he has been performing on stage he has had many great moments and received many laughs. He was a finalist in the 2007 Comic of the Year competition for Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia. He was the winner of best new talent comic at the Reading Comedy Outlet 2008, and a finalist in the Big Break Comedy Competition in 2009.
Irwin has performed in venues ranging from New York staples such as the Laugh Factory, Comix, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and Gotham Comedy Club, to the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, to more regional clubs such as the The Comedy Zone, Reading Comedy Outlet, Wisecrackers, Cozzy's Comedy Club, Liberty Laughs VA, and the Baltimore Comedy Factory.