A native New Yorker, Jeff made his national TV debut on CBS as a comedian on the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson." He has also appeared on Comics Unleashed, America's Got Talent, and his recently released Dry Bar Comedy special has been highly acclaimed and viewed! He's opened for and performed with comic legends Robert Klein, Mort Sahl, Robin Williams, Dana Carvey, Elayne Boosler, and more.
Jeff was cast to play the principal role of Joey Bishop in the long-running musical tribute "The Rat Pack Is Back," in San Francisco, Chicago, and Las Vegas. He is also credited and appears in the blockbuster film "The Pursuit of Happyness."
Jeff is also active in the business and hi-tech worlds, using his two engineering degrees from MIT. He performs around the globe in clubs, theaters, on virtual platforms, and for major companies. Learn more at: www.jeffapplebaum.com
Candy Shaw (née Churilla) is a Bay Area-based comedian. She began pursuing her comedy career by studying improv with Chapel Hill North Carolina-based company the Transactors Improv Company for years while also performing in various scripted shows. Soon after producing and starring in her own play “Sex, Drugs, and Dinner,” she moved to the Bay Area intending to join an improv troupe or start her own. An improv friend encouraged her to try standup. After her first set at San Francisco’s legendary Brain Wash Cafe open mike, she kept performing and went on to appear on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and placed 3rd in California’s Funniest Female Contest (2009). She also performed at San Francisco‘s unique comedy celebration, Comedy Day and has opened for such greats as Will Durst, Bobcat Goldthwait, Marga Gomez, Rob Schneider, and Tom Segura.
Candy Shaw (née Churilla) is a Bay Area-based comedian. She appeared on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and placed 3rd in California’s Funniest Female Contest (2009). She also performed at San Francisco‘s unique comedy celebration, Comedy Day and has opened for such greats as Will Durst, Bobcat Goldthwait, Marga Gomez, Rob Schneider, and Tom Segura
Born in Hawaii, Patrick McDermott is now a San Francisco Bay Area-based comedian, whose clean, semi-absurdist writing style and unique delivery, appeals to a wide range of audiences. Patrick has performed at comedy clubs such as the Improv and Punch line, the Cinequest Festival, as well as at corporate events, and fundraisers. He has opened for Louie Anderson, Rob Schneider, and Norm MacDonald.