One of Michigan’s top young comics, Bret Hayden, stops by the Castle Podcast to promote his Comedy Rumble. A great, one-of-a-kind event, Bret’s show combines his love of Pro Wrestling with stand up comedy. Thirty comics enter and only one survives as the winner! Get your tickets for this Wednesday’s show at the link below.
This week, Tom catches up with the beacon of positivity and light in the Detroit Comedy Scene, Mike Geeter! Great stories of learning the craft and putting yourself in the position to achieve your goals. We learn how Mike got the gig on Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City” and how he put together and produced his first comedy special “The Charm Offensive.” Mike is one of seventeen kids and his story is really inspirational. Tickets for Mike’s shows this weekend at The Comedy Castle can be found at the link below.
Joel Fragomeni wears many hats. He is a comedy instructor at The Comedy Castle, producer of this podcast and hosted one of the most notorious open mikes in Detroit comedy history. Tom and Joel have a laugh over the good old days at Club Bart’s open mike, Joel lets out his secrets of producing the podcast, and find out what it’s like to work at The Gathering of the Juggalos. Catch Joel’s podcast right over here, and an interview with this week’s headliner, Mary Santora from 2019 right here. Tickets for Mary’s shows can be found below.
Joining Tom this week is a classically trained musician from the prestigious Julliard School as well as an outstanding young comedienne who recently had her debut on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon”, Isabel Hagen. Tom tries to impress Isabel with his knowledge of the viola and calls a bow a wand, and becomes an instant fan of Isabel’s outstanding web series “Is A Violist.” Isabel headlines this weekend at The Comedy Castle – a link to tickets is below.