Stand-Up Comedian
         Eddie Sarfaty  

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Comedian and writer Eddie Sarfaty has appeared on The Today Show, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Logo’s Wisecrack, and can currently be seen in the documentary, Laughing Matters. 

Eddie has appeared at clubs and colleges across the country, and has entertained at corporate conferences, on cruise ships, and at a variety of special events.  He has been featured at numerous comedy festivals including the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and The Toyota Comedy Festival in New York.  He performs regularly at major comedy clubs in New York City including Caroline’s, Gotham Comedy Club, and Stand-Up New York, and usually spends his summers entertaining audiences in Provincetown, MA. 

In 2008, "Second Guessing-Grandma," a story of Eddie's that appeared in the anthology, When I Knew, was made into a short film starring Tony-nominee Kathleen Chalfant. It has been screened at film festivals across the US as well as in Italy, Britain, Bosnia, and Brazil, has won several jury prizes and audience-choice awards, and has been seen by over three hundred and fifty thousand viewers on YouTube.

Eddie’s first book, a collection of humorous essays entitled Mental: Funny in the Head (Kensington Books July 2009) has received excellent reviews, is currently in its third printing, and was the featured selection of the InsightOut Book Club, a division of Bookspan, for the month of its release.  In addition, his writing has appeared in Metrosource, Out, and LA Confidential Magazines.

Eddie is on the faculty of The Theatre Lab in Washington, DC and New York University where he teaches courses in stand-up and comedy writing. 



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