Just for Laughs line-up
Just for Laughs Bermuda returns in January 2019 with a stellar line-up of talent! The 13th edition of Bermuda’s annual funny event is hosted by perennial favorite and honorary islander, Alonzo Bodden and features special guest Australia’s Ronny Chieng, along with Trainwreck’s Rachel Feinstein, the “positively angry” Nathan McIntosh and Bermuda’s own Jonathan Young. Tickets are on-sale Monday, November 12 2018!
About Alonzo Bodden
In 2011, Bodden released his first comedy special on Showtime titled, Who’s Paying Attention. That same year, Bodden was a panelist on the syndicated show Inside the Vault. Alonzo, who won Season 3 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, is a regular on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and Comedy Congress, as well as being a panelist on the Game Show Network’s Mind of a Man. Alonzo released his second stand up special Historically Incorrect in 2016. An avid motorist, Alonzo also hosted Speed Channel’s 101 Cars You Must Drive and America’s Worst Driver on the Travel Channel.
Alonzo has made the rounds on the late night television circuit including appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show. His film credits include Scary Movie 4, The Girl Next Door, and Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah.
Bodden travels around the world entertaining USO troops from Iraq to Greenland and everywhere in between.
“One of the funniest people you’ll see on stage.” – Trevor Noah
About Ronny Chieng
Ronny started performing comedy in Melbourne in 2009. Since then he has toured 4 sold out stand-up comedy theater tours in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, India, Canada and London. Ronny has been invited to the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. He made his US television debut in 2015 on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
In 2015, Ronny moved to New York City after he was hired as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central. In 2016, Ronny was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch. Also in 2016, Ronny co-created and starred in his own TV comedy pilot, Ronny Chieng: International Student, on ABC (Australia), which won Short Film Production of the Year at the 16th Screen Producers Australia Awards and was nominated for Best Comedy Programme at the Asian Television Awards 2016 in Singapore.
Most recently, Ronny appeared in one of the most anticipated and critically acclaimed movies of 2018, Crazy Rich Asians, based off the best-selling book by Kevin Kwan. Currently, he co-writes and stars in his own television comedy series, Ronny Chieng: International Student.
About Rachel Feinstein
Rachel is a nationally touring comedian and actress. Huffington Post called her “The only comedian we’ve seen who can go from embodying her grandmother in one breath and a predatory guy on the street in the next and be equally convincing at both.” She has had three Comedy Central specials, including the most recent Amy Schumer Presents Rachel Feinstein: Only Whores Wear Purple.
Rachel recently recurred on the Steven Soderbergh Amazon series Red Oaks and on Judd Apatow’s HBO comedy Crashing. She also guest starred on Bravo’s Odd Mom Out. Her past credits include Trainwreck, Top Five, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, co-hosting The View co-hosting THE VIEW on multiple occasions and several appearances on Inside Amy Schumer.
You may also remember Rachel co-hosting alongside Shaq on Upload with Shaquille O’Neal. Feinstein has also lent her voice to Adult Swim’s Venture Brothers and the phenomenally successful Grand Theft Auto video game franchise. Her latest special premiered on March 20, 2018 as part of Netflix’s half hour series The Standups.
About Nathan McIntosh
Energetic, loud, never understated and always funny, Nathan Macintosh is quickly becoming one of the names to know in comedy. Most recently making his network television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS, Conan on TBS, his own half hour special shown on The Comedy Network/CTV, and Just for Laughs All Access and Talk of the Fest.
His debut album I Wasn’t Talking was featured in Exclaim! Magazine’s Top Ten Hilariously Good Comedy Moments of 2015. He is also the host of the podcast Positive Anger, which has over 1,000,000 listens on SoundCloud and is frequently in the top 200 podcasts on iTunes.
Nathan has performed at many major comedy festivals, including the Halifax Comedy Festival, the Boston Comedy Festival, and the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, including 2016 where he performed on a Gala taped for TV which was hosted by Carrie Fisher. He’s also been heard on Sirius Satellite Radio; XM radios Laugh Attack, is a regular on CBC’s radios The Debaters and has been heard on Raw Report.
• Press release from Just for Laughs Bermuda