There's a new name on the New York comedy scene that has people talking and laughing! Russ Meneve is on the fast track to becoming one of comedy's next big breakout stars. The Hawthorne, New Jersey native has been performing comedy in and around New York City for the past eight years, where he has honored his skills to an edge as sharp as his material. Nowhere was this more evident than on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show," where Russ recently made his debut to rave reviews from host Jay Leno and an appreciative studio audience that he had rolling in the aisles.
Writing and performing stand-up comedy is life's blood for Russ. Of his experience as a stand-up comedian, Russ says: "I've never been happier. Comedy is a true art form, and when done creatively and skillfully, it is something very special." This deep respect for the art of comedy is apparent in Russ' performances. He is a tireless writer and performer, often performing seven days a week at a handful of comedy clubs throughout New York City.
Russ is widely regarded among his peers and industry professionals alike as one of today's most prolific writers and talented performers. He is constantly writing, refining and honing his act. Tall, lean and handsome, Russ displays great confidence in his material and coupled with a commanding and engaging stage presence keeps his audiences fixed on his every word.
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