The Selfdrive Laughter Factory’s USA! USA! tour
The Selfdrive Laughter Factory has decided to go to the home of live standup comedy and bring 3 of the best touring acts from different parts of America.
Back by popular demand New Jersey bad boy Mike Marino is one of the most loved comics of our time; from New York to Los Angeles and around the world. Mike has also shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the business. We are thrilled he is coming back to the UAE to make us laugh.
Robby Slowik has been called “a national treasure and comedy’s most talented talent” making his debut in the UAE we anticipate and outstanding performance of live standup comedy.
Finally, Laura Hayden takes a hilarious look at Laura’s sad but true tale of being left at the altar and then chasing love all while the world partied like it was 1999. The show earned billing at the famed 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe as well as showing at venues across California.
The Selfdrive Laughter Factory will guarantee you and your friends a show that will give you non-stop belly laughs from start to finish. All killer and no filler, is our motto.
Show ticket at AED 160
Show starts 8:30pm
Call 0508786728 for details.
Show tickets must be purchased on www.thelaughterfactory.com
Meet the comics
Mike Marino Video – Mike Marino
Mike Marino – affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy – is one of the most loved comedians of our time. He has performed in every major comedy club, theatre, casino and event center from New York to Los Angeles and around the world. Mike has also shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the business. Mike Marino was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He entered the entertainment industry at an early age and has studied at some of the most prestigious acting schools in New York, the Herbert Berghof Studio and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mike has appeared in over 200 national television commercials, including many endorsements and has received a Best Actor Clio Award Nomination. He has acted in many Prime Time soaps and television shows including: As the World Turns, One Life to Live, Becker, Nikki, Frasier and Party of Five. His film credits include Crooks, Pizza with Bullets, Hangin’ in Hedo and Steven King’s Lucky Quarter and Criticsized. Adding to his great success in film, theatre, commercials and soaps, Mike Marino began touring the world performing and selling out at countless clubs, theatres and casinos. His stand-up material ranges from cutting edge observations of everyday life to his Italian family roots; which recently spun into a T.V. pilot called “Re-Constructing Jersey”. His comedic style has landed him guest appearances on The Tonight Show as a regular sketch player, The Martin Short Show, Canada’s Comedy TV, The Boomer Show, Wild Pitch, and Hand Held Comedy Radio. A clip of Mike’s appearance on Byran Allen’s Comics Unleashed earned him over 7 million views (and counting), which has led to his current web series “Marino 2016” – an original comedy based on Mike’s road to the White House and wise guy attempt to become the first Italian American President of the United States. In the Fall of 2008, Mike Marino was inducted into the New Jersey Comedy Hall of Fame and in 2015 he won the USO Bob Hope Comedy Award for his many performances for the military. Mike has also been featured on numerous talk shows and has hosted some of the most prestigious award shows including The Beverly Hills Film Awards, Hoboken Film Festival, Montreal Quintus Film Festival and countless corporate events. Mike has been featured in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada, seven years in a row. Mike Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. He has the incredible ability to perform in any arena, big or small, and can cater his material for all audiences, from strictly clean to down and dirty. He has performed in hundreds of corporate functions for companies including AT&T, United Airlines, American Express, Paul Mitchell, IBM, Wella, Merrill Lynch, Sebastian Intl., Toyota, L.A.S.D., N.J. Asphalt Assoc., The City of Hope, OSIA, and the LAPD. Mike Has performed for numerous charities including Aids Project – LA, Haven House, Team earthworks, and the Eric Davis Cancer Fund. When Marino is not performing, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family on the East Coast.
Robby Slowik has been called “a national treasure and comedy’s most talented talent” by an anonymous reddit account that is definitely not controlled by Robby Slowik. Stop implying that it is.
And while those claims are true, it took time to get there. After starting comedy in Tampa, Fl (The cultural capital of the world) Robby moved to L.A. (The Tampa of California) before settling in New York City where he does stand-up most nights.
Aside from clubs and venues nationwide, Robby has done stand-up on Conan (TV!) and his album Live Near Carnegie Hall (Available to stream wherever you do your streaming) plays frequently on SiriusXM.
Robby has also written for TV shows such as Jon Stewart’s HBO project, Schulz Saves America on Netflix, and shows for IFC, MTV, and Comedy Central.
You can listen to Robby as the co-host of The Edge Lords podcast available wherever you get your podcasts as well as YouTube.
And if you’re still craving more Robby you can see him perform live at an upcoming date provided he remembered to update the “shows” tab of this website.
Socials: @robbyslowik on Twitter, IG, and TikTok.
Conan Clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rrbVY54MDw
General clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5mn3UIZ8iM)
Laura has a natural talent for making people laugh. This skill allows her to adapt from host to feature to headliner and even produce shows with ease and professionalism. Laura works every venue like a pro, earning her call backs at clubs and festivals across the North America, the Middle East and Europe. Laura skillfully tailors her content for each venue and audience, easily shifting from G rated to unrated without sacrificing timing or laughs.
Laura is the mastermind behind the multimedia comedy show “I Didn’t Mean To Be A Virgin In The 80s”. Deemed 40 Year Old Virgin meets Hot Tub Time Machine meets Rocky Horror Picture Show. “I Didn’t Mean To Be A Virgin In The 80s” takes a hilarious look at Laura’s sad but true tale of being left at the altar and then chasing love all while the world partied like it was 1999. The show earned billing at the famed 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringe as well as showing at venues across California.
Laura brings to the table a rare mix of professionalism, humor and experience both as a performer and producer of comedy shows. Known as a hard worker and easy going, Laura has skilled panache when dealing with the unpredictable nature of live entertainment. Laura has earned a reputation as a excellent host, feature and headliner. Laura has run a very successful weekly comedy show for over 4 years at Seal Beach Hennessey’s. The show is so successful that she will be venturing into another weekly show at Manhattan Beach Hennessey’s. And Laura’s Comedy Cupcake Show at Bogey’s in Redondo Beach is stepping in to its second year. Furthermore, Laura will be taking her skills back to Edinburgh to host “The Sweet Release” a cabaret show at the upcoming 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival . All of that is just the tip of the iceberg.