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Wine & Comedy – May 20th

Saturday, May 20, 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 Headliner: Andy Beningo

Andy Beningo
Andy Beningo at Old York Cellars Winery on May 20, 2023.

With over 3,400 career performances, Andy Beningo has established himself as one of the most in demand comedians working today. Hailed for his clean and “every man” style, Andy has been named one of the 40 Best Up and Coming Comedians in the country, as well as “Best Comedian” by both the Detroit Metro Times and Detroit Hour magazine. Andy has appeared on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, CMT’s Next Big Comic, and on Drybar Comedy– where his special, ‘Adorable Tough Guy’ generated over six million views on social media. Andy has been heard on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show and was a special guest on Larry the Cable Guy’s ‘Weekly Round Up’ on Sirius XM radio. His first comedy album, ‘Quiet Coyote‘ regularly plays on Laugh USA. His rare ability to find humor in subjects like growing up the middle child, his short-lived career as a middle school teacher and our society’s obsession with technology has made him a crowd favorite in audiences worldwide.  

Featured Comedian: Kate Brindle

Kate Brindle

Kate Brindle at Old York Cellars Winery on May 20, 2023.

Kate has performed her sarcastic yet upbeat and spunky style of comedy on the Canadian Broadcast Channel, Cox Cable, and Comcast Cable.  She advanced in the California’s Funniest Female Contest, and was featured in the Oddball Comedy Festival and International Great Plains Comedy Festival.  She’s also opened for Louie Anderson, Dave Attell, Bill Burr, Kevin Nealon, Kevin Pollak, and Sarah Silverman.

Originally from Dexter, Michigan (Population: 72), Kate moved to New York City to study acting at New York University.  Since then she’s been entertaining audiences at venues across the nation such as Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, Dr. Grins Comedy Club…and every bowling alley, basement, and dive in between.

An audience favorite, Kate brings to the stage her quick wit and impeccable timing.  Whether she’s talking about her family or making quirky observations of everyday life, Kate continues to charm crowds with her witty and sassy brand of humor.

Opening Comedian: Michael Beavers

Michael Beavers
Comedian Michael Beavers at Old York Cellars Winery on May 20, 2023.

Michael was the Semifinalist in last year’s Philly’s phunniest competition (Top 18 finish out of 300+ contestants) and he is the Co-host of Party Zone open mic at one of Philly’s longest running venues for comedy at Fergie’s Pub.

Host Comedian: Helene Angley

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!!