Wine & Comedy – August 5th
Saturday, August 5, 2023
- Venue: Old York Cellars, Ringoes, NJ
- Check In: 7:00 pm
- Show Starts: 8:00 pm
- Show Ends: 10:00 pm (Approximate)
- Hosted By: Helene Angley
OLD YORK CELLARS WELCOMES BACK HEADLINER: Maureen Langan
Maureen is an award-winning Bloomberg Television & Radio host, PBS documentary producer, TEDx Talk speaker and international standup comedian. She’s been featured at comedy festivals in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and South Africa. As a performer and keynote speaker, Maureen has worked with entertainment, literary and cultural icons that include Robin Williams, Rosie O’Donnell, Jack Canfield, Marianne Williamson, Gloria Steinem, Danny Glover, Jordin Sparks and Gladys Knight. “Maureen Langan is not only uniquely funny, but is also smart and has a soul — a combination which, in itself, is unique. I adore her and you will, too.” ~ Alan Zweibel — Original SNL Writer, Bestselling Author, Tony Award-Winning Playwright.
FEATURED COMEDIAN: Patrick Holbert
Patrick has been making his living in NYC since 2003. A scene regular, you can find him in the city’s hottest comedy rooms every night. He has performed on Sirius XM and hosts the internationally syndicated TV show “The Movie Loft.” He has appeared on TruTV’s “Hack My Life” and “Mysteries at the Museum” on the Travel Channel. Patrick is often asked to emcee comedy shows because of his playful wit and affability. The NY Times recently called him the “charming M.C.” of the children’s variety show he performs in weekly. You can also catch him online co-hosting “The Comic’s Table” podcast.
OPENING COMEDIAN: GARY SHARP JR.
Gary is a Philly based stand-up comedian. He enjoys sharing his unique perspective on family, social issues, and relationships both romantic and platonic. After starting comedy in 2019, he has quickly risen through the ranks and become one of the most sought-after acts in the area. He placed 3rd in the 2021 Philly’s Phunniest Stand Up competition at the renowned Helium Comedy Club. He has also performed at illustrious venues such as Comic Strip Live (NYC), Broadway Comedy Club (NYC), Helium Comedy Club (Philly), Soul Joel’s Comedy Club, Tropicana Casino (Atlantic City), Punch Line Philly Comedy Club, Idiot Box Comedy Club (Greensboro), and Comedy Works Bristol. He has opened for headliners such as Rich Vos, Chip Chantry, Jackie Fabulous, Ian Fidance and Sean Donnelly. In addition to performing regularly at clubs/bars all around Philly and the greater Tri-State area, Gary has been selected to perform in numerous comedy festivals across the country (North Carolina, DC, Billtown to name a few).
After graduating from Johns Hopkins in 2014, Gary pursued a career in construction project management before realizing he was hilarious and deciding to tell dick jokes in dive bars for the rest of his life. His parents couldn’t be more proud. No, but seriously, it wasn’t until 5 years after college that comedy entered the realm of possibilities. At the behest of his mother, Gary signed up for the “Stand-Up 101” class at Helium Comedy Club in August of 2019. That 6-week course, taught by the legendary Chip Chantry, provided the foundation and tools needed to go on and further hone his craft in the years to come and the rest is comedy history.
HOST COMEDIAN: HELENE ANGLEY
Helene – ” That Tall Blonde Comic” …and not Jane Lynch!…Although she looks like her! Whether it’s TV, The Borgata in AC, NYC Friars Club, the east coast club scene, or a winery; Helene has been delivering her expressive and crowd engaging comedy to the stage for over a dozen hilarious years and brings honesty to the stage that helps everyone relax and laugh at the joy and pain of aging and being a married mother of two and all that generation gap brings! This is one groovy, funny woman who enjoys reaching into the crowd to share laughs with audiences of all ages!!