Last Comic Standing finalist Joey Gay is coming back to SUNY Canton for a one night show at 8 pm, Saturday, October 27th in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Kingston Theater.
Gay is a comedian and actor from Brooklyn who attended SUNY Canton in 1989. His comedy draws upon his experiences growing up in Brooklyn as a younger brother to 5 sisters. While attending SUNY Canton he had his own WATC campus radio show.
“Comedy comes naturally to me,” said Gay. When asked what is funny is he replied, “The absolute truth or the biggest lie and nothing in between.”
Now, he is a regular at New York comedy hotspots such as Caroline’s on Broadway, Comedy Village, Laugh Factory, and Catch a Rising Star. As an actor, he has appeared on NBC’s “Law & Order”, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Deadline”. He has also appeared in the films “Close Strangers”, “Exit 8A”, “Times Modem”, “The Vibe”, and “The Play”.
He is making a documentary about the historic comedy clubs in New York City, which will feature interviews with Richard Lewis, Bret Butler, and Woody Allen.
More information about Gay can be obtained on his website www.joeygay.com.