More Frequently Asked Questions
Wait, How does it work?
Michelle Slonim will MC the show, bringing an amp and microphone and voila we will put on a private standup comedy show in your living room.
How Long Is The Show and How Many Comedians?
Each show is customized. Most living room show runs 50-60 minutes with a handpicked group of comedians. It’s possible to customize the show length to fit the evening. For comedy shows that take place in restaurants; it’s recommended to have a shorter show 30 minutes with 2 comedians. Food is not served and guests never eat during the comedy portion of the evening.
How Much Does it Cost?
It depends upon several factors, such as day whether it’s a charity, private, or corporate event.
When Do I Pay?
A 50% non-refundable deposit will be given upon contract signing and the remaining 50% is to be given five business days before the show. Typically payment is given via check, Chase Quickpay, Paypal or Venmo. Credit Card payment has an additional 4% processing fee.
Do I Tip The Comedians after the performance?
It’s always appreciated.
Will The Comedians Stay For The Rest Of The Party?
It depends on the comedians’ schedules, unless specific arrangements are made in advance.
Do I Have To Provide Food For The Comedians?
No, but it’s always appreciated.
Where Will Living Room Laughs Comedians Travel?
We predominately service New York City and the tri-state area.
Do The Comedians Use Appropriate Language?
It’s totally up to you. If you have material and/or language restrictions, we coordinate with the comedians to make sure they are followed. We recommend not restricting the comics as they are professionals and can feel out a room based on how they are responding.
Do I Need A Big Apartment/Home?
No. One of the best features of Living Room Laughs is its intimacy. Living Room Laughs is perfect for any living space; we’ve done events in studio apartments, Classic Sevens and suburban homes.
I Have A Nice Backyard, Can I Do the Comedy Show Outside?
No. Outside the laughs get diffused and the more laughs the better the show. Comedy is just funnier indoors.
Is The Show A Roast?
No, it is a stand-up comedy show. Since the setting is intimate there will most likely be an element of crowd work, but most of the show is comedians doing their act.
Is This Only For Dinner Parties?
No. Living Rooms Laughs is a comedy show that’s perfect for any event in your home, office setting or any private space.
What Is The Dress code?
It’s totally up to you. If you have a dress code in mind, we coordinate with the comedians to make sure it is followed.
Who Are The Comedians?
The comedians are top tier New York City comics who play in all the major clubs.
Can I Choose The Comedians?
No. Living Room Laughs will ask you questions about you and your party and will select the most appropriate comedians for your specific evening. There of course are exceptions within reason.