Comedian EARL DAVID REED + St(r)and-Up Comedy Showcase

Amateur comedian contest, with emcee/ headliner EDR!

Who will be crowned the Mid-Coast Queen/King of Comedy?

Four competitors have stepped forward to show their stuff at the Strand’s first-ever St(r)and-Up Comedy Showcase! They’ll each have 5-10 minutes to impress the audience with their original routine. The winner will be chosen by audience vote!

Our showcase entrants:

Dawn Hartill

Jared Horning

Kristin Tripp

Heather Ellsworth/ The Cool Kids' Table


Earl David Reed is known for his dynamic presence, hard-driving wit, and hilarious improvisational style -- skillfully interacting with audiences of all kinds. A stand up comedian for 15 years, he has performed at over 100 comedy clubs and colleges and is a favorite in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. The Las Vegas Review-Journal has called him “ …an urban Don Rickles!” And Don Rickles himself commented “This guy works the room like a Las Vegas showgirl…funny without being offensive.” His TV credits include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, HBO, Showtime, FOX’s Comic Strip Live, A&E’s Comedy on the Road, and NBC’s Friday Night Videos. Earl can also be seen on DVD as one of Bill Engvall’s All-Stars of Country Comedy comedians with Larry the Cable Guy and Jeff Foxworthy.

This show is recommended for 18+.

Show Dates & Times:

6/10/16 - Friday

7:30 pm,

$20/General Admission

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