MAY 18 – 20, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Sara Schaefer

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

MAY 18 – 20, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Sara Schaefer

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She was the co-host of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live. Sara has appeared on @Midnight, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up ShowLate Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has written for Ed Helms’ Comedy Central special The Fake News with Ted NelmsProblematic with Moshe KasherNot Safe with Nikki Glaser and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Her digital series Woman Online debuted on Seriously.TV in February 2017. Recently, Sara’s stand-up show Little White Box debuted to a sold-out run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

 

Sara’s accolades include Huffington Post’s “Favorite Female Comedians,” Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch Showcase 2010, and New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians to Watch” 2010. Her debut stand-up album Chrysalis was named one of 2015’s best by NPR’s Bullseye, featured at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2016, Montreal’s Just for Laughs 2016. She has performed at dozens of colleges across the country. Most recently Sara produced a series called WOMAN ONLINE with Seriously.TV

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Comedians

Sara Schaefer

Comedian

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She was the co-host of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live. Sara has appeared on @Midnight, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up ShowLate Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has written for Ed Helms’ Comedy Central special The Fake News with Ted NelmsProblematic with Moshe KasherNot Safe with Nikki Glaser and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Her digital series Woman Online debuted on Seriously.TV in February 2017. Recently, Sara’s stand up show Little White Box debuted to a sold-out run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

 

Sara’s 2014 web series, Day Job, was named one of TimeOut New York’s “50 Funniest Web Series,” and is currently in development for TV with Big Beach TV. Her podcast LIES with Sara Schaefer debuted in 2015 as part of a joint production with WNYC and Nerdist Network, and she is currently developing a scripted podcast for WNYC Studios.

 

Sara grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and after graduating from The College of William & Mary, she moved to New York City. By day, she was working as a financial analyst for a securities fraud law firm, and by night, she pursued comedy; performing sketch, stand up, and improv all over the city. While completing six levels of improv training, she gathered attention for her popular bi-weekly stage show, “Sara Schaefer is Obsessed with You.”

 

Sara’s accolades include Huffington Post’s “Favorite Female Comedians,” Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch Showcase 2010, and New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians to Watch” 2010. Her debut stand-up album Chrysalis was named one of 2015’s best by NPR’s Bullseye, featured at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2016, Montreal’s Just for Laughs 2016. She has performed at dozens of colleges across the country. Most recently Sara produced a series called WOMAN ONLINE with Seriously.TV

Comedian

Sara Schaefer

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She was the co-host of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live. Sara has appeared on @Midnight, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up ShowLate Night with Jimmy Fallon, and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has written for Ed Helms’ Comedy Central special The Fake News with Ted NelmsProblematic with Moshe KasherNot Safe with Nikki Glaser and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Her digital series Woman Online debuted on Seriously.TV in February 2017. Recently, Sara’s stand up show Little White Box debuted to a sold-out run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

 

Sara’s 2014 web series, Day Job, was named one of TimeOut New York’s “50 Funniest Web Series,” and is currently in development for TV with Big Beach TV. Her podcast LIES with Sara Schaefer debuted in 2015 as part of a joint production with WNYC and Nerdist Network, and she is currently developing a scripted podcast for WNYC Studios.

 

Sara grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and after graduating from The College of William & Mary, she moved to New York City. By day, she was working as a financial analyst for a securities fraud law firm, and by night, she pursued comedy; performing sketch, stand up, and improv all over the city. While completing six levels of improv training, she gathered attention for her popular bi-weekly stage show, “Sara Schaefer is Obsessed with You.”

 

Sara’s accolades include Huffington Post’s “Favorite Female Comedians,” Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch Showcase 2010, and New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians to Watch” 2010. Her debut stand-up album Chrysalis was named one of 2015’s best by NPR’s Bullseye, featured at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2016, Montreal’s Just for Laughs 2016. She has performed at dozens of colleges across the country. Most recently Sara produced a series called WOMAN ONLINE with Seriously.TV

Lilli Lopez

Comedian

Lilli Lopez is a stand-up comedian, producer, writer, and actor. She appeared as a regular host on United Tacos of America (El Rey Network). She’s performed in festivals (L.A. Diversity in Comedy Festival by Second City, SXSWedu) and tells her jokes at comedy shows everywhere, all the time (but mostly DFW at night). You can follow or give her money via the internet ONLY: @comboloca

Comedian

Lilli Lopez

Lilli Lopez is a stand-up comedian, producer, writer, and actor. She appeared as a regular host on United Tacos of America (El Rey Network). She’s performed in festivals (L.A. Diversity in Comedy Festival by Second City, SXSWedu) and tells her jokes at comedy shows everywhere, all the time (but mostly DFW at night). You can follow or give her money via the internet ONLY: @comboloca

Josh Johnson

Comedian

Josh Johnson started comedy in the DFW area in 2010 and quickly became a mainstay performing at clubs, colleges, and festivals in Texas and beyond. He has been seen on Comedy Central (Adam Devine’s House Party) and FOX (Laughs). His album “Tabitha” is available on all streaming platforms.

https://youtu.be/MTxcUq8sDRs

Comedian

Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson started comedy in the DFW area in 2010 and quickly became a mainstay performing at clubs, colleges, and festivals in Texas and beyond. He has been seen on Comedy Central (Adam Devine’s House Party) and FOX (Laughs). His album “Tabitha” is available on all streaming platforms.

https://youtu.be/MTxcUq8sDRs

Zac Webb

Comedian

Zac Webb is an up-and-coming comedian based in Dallas, Texas. On stage, he delivers a slurry of absurdist thoughts with infectious optimism. He’s open for comedians such as Duncan Trussell, Brad Williams, and BobcatGoldthwait. He is also the host of the Ear Drunk Podcast, a weekly comedy and music discovery podcast that releases every Friday.

Comedian

Zac Webb

Zac Webb is an up-and-coming comedian based in Dallas, Texas. On stage, he delivers a slurry of absurdist thoughts with infectious optimism. He’s open for comedians such as Duncan Trussell, Brad Williams, and BobcatGoldthwait. He is also the host of the Ear Drunk Podcast, a weekly comedy and music discovery podcast that releases every Friday.

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Upcoming Shows

MAY 25 – 27, Stand-Up Comic Residency

River Butcher

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

MAY 25 – 27, Stand-Up Comic Residency

River Butcher

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer returns to Amphibian Stage for the third time! His first half-hour special, “A Different Kind of Dude” debuted on Comedy Central’s Youtube channel and was called “a masterclass in culture war commentary” by Esquire.com. The special also garnered the title of “Some of the Best Jokes of 2022 So Far.” He’s done standup all over the country, the globe, and the screen, including Ellen, Conan, Comedy Central, and HBO. 

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Comedians

River Butcher

Comedian

River Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. His first half-hour special “A Different Kind of Dude” debuted on Comedy Central’s Youtube channel and was called “a masterclass in culture war commentary” by Esquire.com. The special also garnered the title of “Some of the Best Jokes of 2022 So Far.” River recently wrote and produced on the FX pilot “Belated,” previously wrote for “A League of Their Own,” and created/starred in/wrote the critically acclaimed and GLAAD award- nominated “Take My Wife.” You may have also seen them as nonbinary standup comic LB Brady on “Good Trouble” and Adam Conover’s sibling on “Adam Ruins Everything” or queer dinner guest Denim in the hit “Friendsgiving.” They’ve done stand-up all over the country, the globe, and the screen, including Ellen, Conan, Comedy Central, and HBO.

Comedian

River Butcher

River Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. His first half-hour special “A Different Kind of Dude” debuted on Comedy Central’s Youtube channel and was called “a masterclass in culture war commentary” by Esquire.com. The special also garnered the title of “Some of the Best Jokes of 2022 So Far.” River recently wrote and produced on the FX pilot “Belated,” previously wrote for “A League of Their Own,” and created/starred in/wrote the critically acclaimed and GLAAD award- nominated “Take My Wife.” You may have also seen them as nonbinary standup comic LB Brady on “Good Trouble” and Adam Conover’s sibling on “Adam Ruins Everything” or queer dinner guest Denim in the hit “Friendsgiving.” They’ve done stand-up all over the country, the globe, and the screen, including Ellen, Conan, Comedy Central, and HBO.

Lauren Davis

Comedian

Lauren Davis is a Dallas comedian delighted to be returning to the wonderful Amphibian Theater! Her stand-up was featured on several episodes of the show “Laughs” which was broadcast on Fox, Hulu and FuseTV. She was also a featured stand-up in the ViceTV documentary “Funny How?” hosted by comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff. Lauren was a finalist at Westside Showdown, voted Best in Fest at Burbank Comedy Festival, and was a recurring performer at SF Sketchfest. Known for burning her proverbial bra and bridges in her Sisyphian quest to make DFW comedy a safe space for women, Lauren is delighted to be performing at the Amphibian Theater once again as they go above and beyond in their mission to create a fair and inclusive space for performers.

Lauren is also a sketch and improv performer who trained and performed at UCBLA, Groundlings, the Magnet Theater, Dallas Comedy House and Four Day Weekend. She was a house team performer and taught at the PIT NY, and created and taught the stand-up comedy program at the Dallas Comedy House. She can be seen performing with her improv teams “Kirsten Dunst” and “Bonobos” at theaters around DFW.

Lauren is a contributing script writer for the Emjoy app, an audio app which creates empowering erotic stories for women and nonbinary people. She is the voice of Samantha Powers in the “Destination: Maui” audiobook mystery series written by Ann Shephird, available on Audible, Google Play, and Storytel (very fun listens!) Lauren and fellow comedian Nikki Gasparo have a podcast called “Once in a Lifetime” (@onceinalifetimepodcast), “a pop culture podcast for hell hags, by hell hags”, available on iTunes.

Visit her website www.thelaurendavis.com to see her sketches and links to her published comedy essays and articles, follow her on Instagram @me69420 for comedy and mostly dog pictures, and look out for her upcoming webseries “It’s Going Down”, an animated sitcom about hotel elevator operators.

Comedian

Lauren Davis

Lauren Davis is a Dallas comedian delighted to be returning to the wonderful Amphibian Theater! Her stand-up was featured on several episodes of the show “Laughs” which was broadcast on Fox, Hulu and FuseTV. She was also a featured stand-up in the ViceTV documentary “Funny How?” hosted by comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff. Lauren was a finalist at Westside Showdown, voted Best in Fest at Burbank Comedy Festival, and was a recurring performer at SF Sketchfest. Known for burning her proverbial bra and bridges in her Sisyphian quest to make DFW comedy a safe space for women, Lauren is delighted to be performing at the Amphibian Theater once again as they go above and beyond in their mission to create a fair and inclusive space for performers.

Lauren is also a sketch and improv performer who trained and performed at UCBLA, Groundlings, the Magnet Theater, Dallas Comedy House and Four Day Weekend. She was a house team performer and taught at the PIT NY, and created and taught the stand-up comedy program at the Dallas Comedy House. She can be seen performing with her improv teams “Kirsten Dunst” and “Bonobos” at theaters around DFW.

Lauren is a contributing script writer for the Emjoy app, an audio app which creates empowering erotic stories for women and nonbinary people. She is the voice of Samantha Powers in the “Destination: Maui” audiobook mystery series written by Ann Shephird, available on Audible, Google Play, and Storytel (very fun listens!) Lauren and fellow comedian Nikki Gasparo have a podcast called “Once in a Lifetime” (@onceinalifetimepodcast), “a pop culture podcast for hell hags, by hell hags”, available on iTunes.

Visit her website www.thelaurendavis.com to see her sketches and links to her published comedy essays and articles, follow her on Instagram @me69420 for comedy and mostly dog pictures, and look out for her upcoming webseries “It’s Going Down”, an animated sitcom about hotel elevator operators.

Angelina Martin

Comedian

Angelina Martin is an Austin-based comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central, Buzzfeed, and more. She has performed on Moontower Comedy Festival and opened for stand-up greats such as Todd Barry, Joe Mande, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and Vanessa Gonzalez. In 2022, she was a finalist in The Funniest Person in Austin Contest as well as a finalist for Best Stand-Up Comic in The Best of Austin Awards.

https://youtu.be/yQWI9WOI1jo

Comedian

Angelina Martin

Angelina Martin is an Austin-based comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central, Buzzfeed, and more. She has performed on Moontower Comedy Festival and opened for stand-up greats such as Todd Barry, Joe Mande, Mary Lynn Rajskub, and Vanessa Gonzalez. In 2022, she was a finalist in The Funniest Person in Austin Contest as well as a finalist for Best Stand-Up Comic in The Best of Austin Awards.

https://youtu.be/yQWI9WOI1jo

Dante Martinez

Comedian

The youngest child of immigrants, Dante grew up stomping around in the suburbs of Dallas. Growing up and never fitting in, Martinez’s story finger-paints a picture of a young man trying to find himself while always disappointing his parents. Starting from going to college to learn how to become an actor to waiting tables deep into his adulthood, he tells the story of a first-generation working-class Latino artist trying to figure out why people are laughing at him?

Comedian

Dante Martinez

The youngest child of immigrants, Dante grew up stomping around in the suburbs of Dallas. Growing up and never fitting in, Martinez’s story finger-paints a picture of a young man trying to find himself while always disappointing his parents. Starting from going to college to learn how to become an actor to waiting tables deep into his adulthood, he tells the story of a first-generation working-class Latino artist trying to figure out why people are laughing at him?

Carlton Wilcoxson

Comedian

Carlton Wilcoxson is a stand-up comedian, actor, and aspiring playboy in Austin, Texas. Since he started comedy in 2016, he has regularly opened for headliners. In addition, he hosts multiple popular shows of his own: the long-running weekly show Buzzkill at the Buzz Mill and the consistently sold-out monthly show Stoned vs. Drunk vs. Sober. You can catch him performing at this year’s SXSW, JFL Moontower Comedy Festival, or on the basketball courts, still trying to make his hoop dreams happen.

https://youtu.be/kFTHrk7IGOA

Comedian

Carlton Wilcoxson

Carlton Wilcoxson is a stand-up comedian, actor, and aspiring playboy in Austin, Texas. Since he started comedy in 2016, he has regularly opened for headliners. In addition, he hosts multiple popular shows of his own: the long-running weekly show Buzzkill at the Buzz Mill and the consistently sold-out monthly show Stoned vs. Drunk vs. Sober. You can catch him performing at this year’s SXSW, JFL Moontower Comedy Festival, or on the basketball courts, still trying to make his hoop dreams happen.

https://youtu.be/kFTHrk7IGOA

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Upcoming Shows

SEPTEMBER 7-9, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Gabe Mollica: Deductible

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

SEPTEMBER 7-9, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Gabe Mollica: Deductible

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

Comedian Gabe Mollica is developing a stand-up set that straddles the line of theatre and comedy. This is not the first stand-up residency to balance these two mediums; Jacqueline Novak ironed out Get On Your Knees at Amphibian Stage before it arrived Off-Broadway to critical acclaim (featured in “The New York Times Best of Theatre and Best of Comedy” in 2019). Gabe comes to Fort Worth after an extended run of his debut set Solo at Soho Playhouse in Manhattan. His new project, Deductible, takes aim at the US healthcare system. 

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

Comedians

Gabe Mollica

Comedian

Gabe Mollica is a comedian from New York City. His debut hour, “Solo” ran to multiple extensions Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse in Manhattan. He’s performed his unique combination of stand-up and storytelling all over the world in Edinburgh, Winnipeg, Chicago, Albany, Dublin, and Los Angeles. He’s thrilled to bring his newest solo show idea to Fort Worth, Texas!

Comedian

Gabe Mollica

Gabe Mollica is a comedian from New York City. His debut hour, “Solo” ran to multiple extensions Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse in Manhattan. He’s performed his unique combination of stand-up and storytelling all over the world in Edinburgh, Winnipeg, Chicago, Albany, Dublin, and Los Angeles. He’s thrilled to bring his newest solo show idea to Fort Worth, Texas!

Devon Kodzis

Comedian

Devon (They/Them) has been called a joyful bumblebee. Professionally they have had job titles as an educator, journalist, animal trainer, nanny, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Their passions include reading about food, and shouting at the television with their cats.

Devon began storytelling at Dallas Comedy House in the fall of 2016. They have been producing and performing in shows across DFW since then, including Talking Dirty After Dark, Gettin’ It, and Story Collider Dallas. They have been teaching storytelling and comedy workshops since 2017, and have taught students living on every continent except for Antarctica.

Comedian

Devon Kodzis

Devon (They/Them) has been called a joyful bumblebee. Professionally they have had job titles as an educator, journalist, animal trainer, nanny, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. Their passions include reading about food, and shouting at the television with their cats.

Devon began storytelling at Dallas Comedy House in the fall of 2016. They have been producing and performing in shows across DFW since then, including Talking Dirty After Dark, Gettin’ It, and Story Collider Dallas. They have been teaching storytelling and comedy workshops since 2017, and have taught students living on every continent except for Antarctica.

Paulos Feerow

Comedy Coordinator

Paulos Feerow is a Stand Up comedian who was raised in Dallas, Texas. Paulos started Stand Up in 2012, and is a regular performer around the DFW metroplex. He has opened for traveling headliners such as Phoebe Robinson (HBO), Sam Jay (HBO), Baron Vaughn (Netflix), James Adomian (ABC), Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central), Emily Heller (HBO), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Godfrey (HBO), and Paul Rodriguez. He has performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, “The New Negroes” at UCB Franklin, and was a finalist in the Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival produced by iO West in Los Angeles.
Paulos currently produces the “The Playground” at Stomping Ground and co-produces the “PHiB Comedy Series” with Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie and MST3K on Netflix) at Amphibian Stage in Ft Worth.
Paulos has co-wrote and performed sketch revues with groups “Fraud City” and “FCC Presents.” With the members of Fraud City, he helped write “Law and Order: The SVUsical,” and co-wrote and produced several FCC Presents sketch revues. (The Wrong Party, Party Already in Progress, The Party is Just Getting Started)

Comedy Coordinator

Paulos Feerow

Paulos Feerow is a Stand Up comedian who was raised in Dallas, Texas. Paulos started Stand Up in 2012, and is a regular performer around the DFW metroplex. He has opened for traveling headliners such as Phoebe Robinson (HBO), Sam Jay (HBO), Baron Vaughn (Netflix), James Adomian (ABC), Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central), Emily Heller (HBO), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Godfrey (HBO), and Paul Rodriguez. He has performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, “The New Negroes” at UCB Franklin, and was a finalist in the Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival produced by iO West in Los Angeles.
Paulos currently produces the “The Playground” at Stomping Ground and co-produces the “PHiB Comedy Series” with Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie and MST3K on Netflix) at Amphibian Stage in Ft Worth.
Paulos has co-wrote and performed sketch revues with groups “Fraud City” and “FCC Presents.” With the members of Fraud City, he helped write “Law and Order: The SVUsical,” and co-wrote and produced several FCC Presents sketch revues. (The Wrong Party, Party Already in Progress, The Party is Just Getting Started)

Andy Franklin

Comedian

Andy Franklin has performed at comedy clubs and festivals throughout the United States. Most notably, the Scruffy City Comedy Festival in Knoxville, Tenn., and the West End Comedy festival in Atlanta, GA. When not on stage, Andy can be found drinking whiskey on someone’s couch or at home deciding which black t-shirt accurately reflects his mood today.

Comedian

Andy Franklin

Andy Franklin has performed at comedy clubs and festivals throughout the United States. Most notably, the Scruffy City Comedy Festival in Knoxville, Tenn., and the West End Comedy festival in Atlanta, GA. When not on stage, Andy can be found drinking whiskey on someone’s couch or at home deciding which black t-shirt accurately reflects his mood today.

Upcoming Shows

DECEMBER 7 – 9, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Catherine Cohen: “Come For Me”

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

DECEMBER 7 – 9, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Catherine Cohen: “Come For Me”

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

 

Come For Me is an openly glamorous, decidedly horny musical exploration of what it means to enter your thirties as a woman online, in love, and inspired to romanticize the prospect of freezing your eggs. Emotionally prepare yourself for sexy stand-up & songs about finding your purpose, filling the void and sending nothing but love and light to anyone who isn’t addicted to your personality.

 

Come For Me is presented in place of A Winter’s Cabaret this year.

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Catherine Cohen: “Come for Me”

Comedians

Catherine Cohen

Comedian

Catherine Cohen is best known for her hit Netflix comedy special THE TWIST…? SHE’S GORGEOUS, which premiered earlier this year.  The same live show won her the coveted title of Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in 2019.  She can be seen next in the Paramount+ feature film, AT MIDNIGHT, and in the upcoming Hulu series WHAT I WAS DOING WHILE YOU WERE BREEDING. Last year, she found herself in Comedy Central’s AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS, and she joined the cast for Season 3 of FX’s critically acclaimed series WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS. She can also be seen leading the indie comedy DATING & NEW YORK, opposite fellow comedian Jaboukie Young-White which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was acquired by IFC Films. Additionally, in 2021, she published her first book entitled God I Feel Modern Tonight, which is her collection of comedic poetry. Her other on-screen credits include Netflix’s series SPECIAL, Michael Showalter’s feature THE LOVEBIRDS, Disney+ reboot of HOME ALONE, HBO’s HIGH MAINTENANCE, Comedy Central’s BROAD CITY, and TBS’s SEARCH PARTY.

Comedian

Catherine Cohen

Catherine Cohen is best known for her hit Netflix comedy special THE TWIST…? SHE’S GORGEOUS, which premiered earlier this year.  The same live show won her the coveted title of Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in 2019.  She can be seen next in the Paramount+ feature film, AT MIDNIGHT, and in the upcoming Hulu series WHAT I WAS DOING WHILE YOU WERE BREEDING. Last year, she found herself in Comedy Central’s AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS, and she joined the cast for Season 3 of FX’s critically acclaimed series WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS. She can also be seen leading the indie comedy DATING & NEW YORK, opposite fellow comedian Jaboukie Young-White which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was acquired by IFC Films. Additionally, in 2021, she published her first book entitled God I Feel Modern Tonight, which is her collection of comedic poetry. Her other on-screen credits include Netflix’s series SPECIAL, Michael Showalter’s feature THE LOVEBIRDS, Disney+ reboot of HOME ALONE, HBO’s HIGH MAINTENANCE, Comedy Central’s BROAD CITY, and TBS’s SEARCH PARTY.

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MARCH 23 – 25, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Phoebe Robinson

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

MARCH 23 – 25, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Phoebe Robinson

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

2 Dope Queens Phoebe Robinson returns to Amphibian Stage after a sold-out residency in 2019! While Robinson is best known for her work as a comedian and performer, she is also a New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed producer. She sold out five nights in 2019 and will return for three in 2023.

 

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Comedians

Phoebe Robinson

Comedian

Phoebe Robinson is a standup comedian, best-selling author, producer, actress, and publisher. She is the author of the essay collections “You Can’t Touch My Hair,” “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” and “Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes,” and, in 2020, she launched her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books. Robinson is also the co-creator and co-star of the podcast “2 Dope Queens” and HBO series of the same name. Other onscreen work includes the TV adaptation of “Everything’s Trash” and the standup special “Sorry, Harriet Tubman,” both of which are produced by her company, Tiny Reparations.

Comedian

Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson is a standup comedian, best-selling author, producer, actress, and publisher. She is the author of the essay collections “You Can’t Touch My Hair,” “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” and “Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes,” and, in 2020, she launched her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books. Robinson is also the co-creator and co-star of the podcast “2 Dope Queens” and HBO series of the same name. Other onscreen work includes the TV adaptation of “Everything’s Trash” and the standup special “Sorry, Harriet Tubman,” both of which are produced by her company, Tiny Reparations.

Jordan J.

Comedian

Jordan J. is a comedian that was born and raised in Dallas. Being a product of an interracial couple, he loves to take the audience on a ride through his life by giving them a peek inside a biracial man’s mind. His slowed-paced and witty style is enough to bring you to the edge of your seat, waiting to laugh. When watching Jordan, you’ll be in for a treat because there isn’t a stone he likes to leave unturned.

Comedian

Jordan J.

Jordan J. is a comedian that was born and raised in Dallas. Being a product of an interracial couple, he loves to take the audience on a ride through his life by giving them a peek inside a biracial man’s mind. His slowed-paced and witty style is enough to bring you to the edge of your seat, waiting to laugh. When watching Jordan, you’ll be in for a treat because there isn’t a stone he likes to leave unturned.

Lilli Lopez

Comedian

Lilli Lopez is a stand-up comedian, producer, writer, and actor. She appeared as a regular host on United Tacos of America (El Rey Network). She’s performed in festivals (L.A. Diversity in Comedy Festival by Second City, SXSWedu) and tells her jokes at comedy shows everywhere, all the time (but mostly DFW at night). You can follow or give her money via the internet ONLY: @comboloca

Comedian

Lilli Lopez

Lilli Lopez is a stand-up comedian, producer, writer, and actor. She appeared as a regular host on United Tacos of America (El Rey Network). She’s performed in festivals (L.A. Diversity in Comedy Festival by Second City, SXSWedu) and tells her jokes at comedy shows everywhere, all the time (but mostly DFW at night). You can follow or give her money via the internet ONLY: @comboloca

KeLanna Spiller

Comedian

KeLanna Spiller is a stand-up comedian originally from Pine Bluff, AR, who currently lives in Dallas, TX. Within just a few years, Spiller has featured at the Addison and Arlington Improv with national headliners (John Henton and Robert Powell, just to name a few) and was a finalist in the Funniest Comic in Texas competition hosted by the Improv Comedy Club. Spiller’s high-energy storytelling and observational humor have coined her as one of Dallas’ local favorites, but she made her mark on the world in her Comedy Central television debut on Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City. Since her television debut, Spiller can be seen performing at clubs all over the world.

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Comedy Credits:
2017 Funniest Comic in Texas Finalist
2018 Women in Comedy Festival (Boston)
K. Hart Presents: Hart of the City (Comedy Central)

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Comedian

KeLanna Spiller

KeLanna Spiller is a stand-up comedian originally from Pine Bluff, AR, who currently lives in Dallas, TX. Within just a few years, Spiller has featured at the Addison and Arlington Improv with national headliners (John Henton and Robert Powell, just to name a few) and was a finalist in the Funniest Comic in Texas competition hosted by the Improv Comedy Club. Spiller’s high-energy storytelling and observational humor have coined her as one of Dallas’ local favorites, but she made her mark on the world in her Comedy Central television debut on Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City. Since her television debut, Spiller can be seen performing at clubs all over the world.

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Comedy Credits:
2017 Funniest Comic in Texas Finalist
2018 Women in Comedy Festival (Boston)
K. Hart Presents: Hart of the City (Comedy Central)

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Upcoming Shows

MAY 16 & 17, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Jordan Carlos

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2024

MAY 16 & 17, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Jordan Carlos

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2024

Jordan Carlos, the acclaimed stand-up comedian and actor, brings his comedic brilliance to Amphibian Stage this May! Known for his roles in hit shows like “Everything’s Trash” and “Nora From Queens,” Jordan’s razor-sharp wit and charm will light up the stage during his residency, promising evenings filled with laughter and unforgettable moments. Don’t miss the chance to catch this comedic powerhouse in action as he takes the spotlight.

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Upcoming Shows

MAY 2 – 4, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Phoebe Robinson

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2024

MAY 2 – 4, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Phoebe Robinson

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2024

2 Dope Queens Phoebe Robinson returns to Amphibian Stage for a third time this May! While Robinson is best known for her work as a comedian and performer, she is also a New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed producer. She sold out five nights in 2019 and will return for three in 2023.

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Comedians

Phoebe Robinson

Comedian

Phoebe Robinson is a standup comedian, best-selling author, producer, actress, and publisher. She is the author of the essay collections “You Can’t Touch My Hair,” “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” and “Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes,” and, in 2020, she launched her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books. Robinson is also the co-creator and co-star of the podcast “2 Dope Queens” and HBO series of the same name. Other onscreen work includes the TV adaptation of “Everything’s Trash” and the standup special “Sorry, Harriet Tubman,” both of which are produced by her company, Tiny Reparations.

Comedian

Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson is a standup comedian, best-selling author, producer, actress, and publisher. She is the author of the essay collections “You Can’t Touch My Hair,” “Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay,” and “Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes,” and, in 2020, she launched her own imprint, Tiny Reparations Books. Robinson is also the co-creator and co-star of the podcast “2 Dope Queens” and HBO series of the same name. Other onscreen work includes the TV adaptation of “Everything’s Trash” and the standup special “Sorry, Harriet Tubman,” both of which are produced by her company, Tiny Reparations.

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Upcoming Shows

MARCH 9 – 11, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Baron Vaughn

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

MARCH 9 – 11, Stand-Up Comic Residency

Baron Vaughn

Stand-Up Comic Residency 2023

Grace & Frankie star Baron Vaughn returns to Amphibian Stage for the third time since creating the residency series back in 2017. After starting this unique opportunity for stand-up artists, many big-name comedians–including Aparna Nancherla, Phoebe Robinson, River Butcher, and Sasheer Zamata–have come through Amphibian Stage.

 

 

Amphibian Stage’s New Tiered Ticket Pricing Model

 

Tickets for this show range from $15-30, but YOU get to decide what you pay in an effort to make theatre more accessible for any budget. Read more about our tiered ticketing model here!

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Baron Vaughn

Comedian

Best known as “Bud” in Grace & Frankie, Baron Vaughn has been a comedian this entire time! He’s been featured on 2 Dope Queens, Conan, and co-created “The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn & Open Mike Eagle” for Comedy Central. You can also hear his silky voice as “Tom Servo” in Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Comedian

Baron Vaughn

Best known as “Bud” in Grace & Frankie, Baron Vaughn has been a comedian this entire time! He’s been featured on 2 Dope Queens, Conan, and co-created “The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn & Open Mike Eagle” for Comedy Central. You can also hear his silky voice as “Tom Servo” in Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Scott Crisp

Comedian

Scott Crisp is a writer and comedian from Dallas, Texas. He’s worked with Brian Posehn, Jenny Zigrino, and Jim Norton and is a two-time Funniest Comic in Texas semi-finalist.

Comedian

Scott Crisp

Scott Crisp is a writer and comedian from Dallas, Texas. He’s worked with Brian Posehn, Jenny Zigrino, and Jim Norton and is a two-time Funniest Comic in Texas semi-finalist.

Dusti Rhodes

Comedian

Dusti Rhodes uses her experience as a former ugly kid, journalist, awkward adult, and teacher to bring a unique and highly personal comedic performance to the stage. She has done stand-up throughout the country, including being featured on Comedy at the Knitting Factory, Come and Take It Comedy Take Over, and Free Press Summer Fest.

She has opened for big names like Micheal Che, Demetri Martin, Maria Bamford, Janeane Garofalo, and Anthony Jeselnik. Dusti hosts the Houston Moth StorySLAM, Rudyard’s Comedy Open Mic (named the best weekly comedy show in Houston by various publications), Wheelhouse: a Stand Up Comedy Game Show, and Hot Brunch: Comedy & Drag! Occasionally, she sleeps

Comedian

Dusti Rhodes

Dusti Rhodes uses her experience as a former ugly kid, journalist, awkward adult, and teacher to bring a unique and highly personal comedic performance to the stage. She has done stand-up throughout the country, including being featured on Comedy at the Knitting Factory, Come and Take It Comedy Take Over, and Free Press Summer Fest.

She has opened for big names like Micheal Che, Demetri Martin, Maria Bamford, Janeane Garofalo, and Anthony Jeselnik. Dusti hosts the Houston Moth StorySLAM, Rudyard’s Comedy Open Mic (named the best weekly comedy show in Houston by various publications), Wheelhouse: a Stand Up Comedy Game Show, and Hot Brunch: Comedy & Drag! Occasionally, she sleeps

Paulos Feerow

Comedy Coordinator

Paulos Feerow is a Stand Up comedian who was raised in Dallas, Texas. Paulos started Stand Up in 2012, and is a regular performer around the DFW metroplex. He has opened for traveling headliners such as Phoebe Robinson (HBO), Sam Jay (HBO), Baron Vaughn (Netflix), James Adomian (ABC), Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central), Emily Heller (HBO), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Godfrey (HBO), and Paul Rodriguez. He has performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, “The New Negroes” at UCB Franklin, and was a finalist in the Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival produced by iO West in Los Angeles.
Paulos currently produces the “The Playground” at Stomping Ground and co-produces the “PHiB Comedy Series” with Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie and MST3K on Netflix) at Amphibian Stage in Ft Worth.
Paulos has co-wrote and performed sketch revues with groups “Fraud City” and “FCC Presents.” With the members of Fraud City, he helped write “Law and Order: The SVUsical,” and co-wrote and produced several FCC Presents sketch revues. (The Wrong Party, Party Already in Progress, The Party is Just Getting Started)

Comedy Coordinator

Paulos Feerow

Paulos Feerow is a Stand Up comedian who was raised in Dallas, Texas. Paulos started Stand Up in 2012, and is a regular performer around the DFW metroplex. He has opened for traveling headliners such as Phoebe Robinson (HBO), Sam Jay (HBO), Baron Vaughn (Netflix), James Adomian (ABC), Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central), Emily Heller (HBO), Sasheer Zamata (SNL), Godfrey (HBO), and Paul Rodriguez. He has performed at the Dallas Comedy Festival, “The New Negroes” at UCB Franklin, and was a finalist in the Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival produced by iO West in Los Angeles.
Paulos currently produces the “The Playground” at Stomping Ground and co-produces the “PHiB Comedy Series” with Baron Vaughn (Grace and Frankie and MST3K on Netflix) at Amphibian Stage in Ft Worth.
Paulos has co-wrote and performed sketch revues with groups “Fraud City” and “FCC Presents.” With the members of Fraud City, he helped write “Law and Order: The SVUsical,” and co-wrote and produced several FCC Presents sketch revues. (The Wrong Party, Party Already in Progress, The Party is Just Getting Started)

Upcoming Shows

JULY 29 & 30, SparkFest

Ashley Ray: Stand-Up Comic Residency

JULY 29 & 30, SparkFest

Ashley Ray: Stand-Up Comic Residency

Ashley Ray is the most famous bisexual solo polyamorous black queer comedian, actor, and writer currently based in Los Angeles. In 2021, she was featured in Bust for her “whip smart TV criticism.” And yes, she’s also famous for smoking pot.

 

In 2022, Ashley wrote onAdult Swim’s, ALABAMA JACKSON created by Donald Faison. Ashley was selected as one of HBO Max’s Queer Comics to Watch for 2021 and filmed a digital special for the platform. That same year she did a sold out hour at Union Hall in NY and debuted a new hour at The Yard Theater in Los Angeles. She hosts High Gear Comedy, a monthly live show with Barbara Gray at The Airliner in LA.

 

Ashley is the host of the popular podcast ‘TV I Say with Ashley Ray’ which was featured in theNew York Times as a 2021 Podcast Worth Checking Out.” She’s also been a guest on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me and Seth Rogen’s Storytime.

 

She is also known for her viral Shaun King video and post. Her newsletter about TV, pop culture and life as a solo poly bisexual dream babe was named”One of the Best 2020 Newsletters toSubscribe to That Will Keep You Informed and Entertained” by Marie Claire

 

This event is a part of Spark Fest, our annual Summer celebration of groundbreaking and exciting new art.

 

Openers

Openers

Lawrence Rosales

Comedian

Lawrence Rosales is a two-time finalist of “The Funniest Comics inTexas” competition. Quick-witted, with jokes about love, life, and failure in your 20’s and30’s and stories about being raised by a mother who was a small-time criminal, Lawrence brings huge laughs on all stages he performs on. He’s become a regular performer at clubs across the country.

Comedian

Lawrence Rosales

Lawrence Rosales is a two-time finalist of “The Funniest Comics inTexas” competition. Quick-witted, with jokes about love, life, and failure in your 20’s and30’s and stories about being raised by a mother who was a small-time criminal, Lawrence brings huge laughs on all stages he performs on. He’s become a regular performer at clubs across the country.

Latrice Wilkerson

Comedian

ComedianLatrice Wilkerson, a local favorite in Dallas, Texas, is quickly becoming a rising star in the comedy scene. She made her TV debut on Laughs on Fox where she left the audience crying with laughter. Latrice has opened for comedy giants such as Paul Mooney, Tommy Davidson, and Charlie Murphy. She was also nominated for best comedian at the Texas Comedy Awards. Her debut album,“I Know, Right?”Streams everywhere on July 22nd. This is one comedian you don’t want to miss!

Comedian

Latrice Wilkerson

ComedianLatrice Wilkerson, a local favorite in Dallas, Texas, is quickly becoming a rising star in the comedy scene. She made her TV debut on Laughs on Fox where she left the audience crying with laughter. Latrice has opened for comedy giants such as Paul Mooney, Tommy Davidson, and Charlie Murphy. She was also nominated for best comedian at the Texas Comedy Awards. Her debut album,“I Know, Right?”Streams everywhere on July 22nd. This is one comedian you don’t want to miss!

Upcoming Shows