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Adam Oliensis, Comedian

Comedian from Fort Lee, NJ - Will travel up to 500 miles
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7 VERIFIED BOOKINGS
MEMBER SINCE 2014
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  BACKGROUND VERIFIED
$300 - $3000 per event
Best of 2016, #1 Ranked Comedian for hire in New York: Thumbtack-com
Best of 2015, #1 Ranked Comedian for hire in New York: Thumbtack-com
Winner: 2013 Paramount Theatre Standup & Acting Star Search
Runner-Up: 2013 Ha-Ha Holiday Comedy Show & Contest
Finalist: 2013 Slaughter Stand-Up Summer Showdown
Tony & Drama Desk Award Nominee (Best Revival)
Clio Award Nominee (Best Performance) (The Oscars of TV Commercials)


TESTIMONIALS:
***** (5 Stars)
Melissa Jan 19, 2015
Adam was very professional and delivered a show tailored to our audience. He was very funny and took the time to learn about my parents so he could create new material specifically about them for their anniversary party! He certainly kicked off our evening with great success! I would surely recommend using him at your next event!

Jessica Jan 13, 2015
*****(5 Stars)
Adam graciously accepted my request to perform at my fiance's 40th birthday party in Manhattan. From initial contact, Adam was very communicative and flexible. He didn't respond with a template, like most other performers did. The venue did not have a formal stage, as it was a winery, however Adam made the entire room feel like a comedy club. I was a little nervous initially as the age gap of attendees was so vast (from 26 to 74 years old), but Adam quickly had everyone laughing and clapping. Adam involved the audience for on the spot comedy and was very current, likable, and easy to relate to. If you are considering booking Adam for your event, don't second guess yourself. you won't be disappointed!

Yana
Dec 16, 2014
***** (5 Stars)
Great Comedian, very funny, was on time, did explore and addressed everyone within short period of time. Would highly recommend to hire him. We will defiantly use Adam on any occasion we have! Thanks again for making it a great night!

BIO:

ADAM has been working in comedy for longer than he cares to admit. Not just as a stand-up Comedian but also in acting, writing, directing, and producing for TV, theatre, film, and commercials.

In his stand-up, Adam explores the lessons in humility he's learning from his wife and especially from his children, along with the adjustments that genuine adulthood are forcing upon him. Having lived in East Africa, India, and New Jersey, Adam is attuned to the absurdities that arise in the everyday, mining both the ironies and silliness that exist in the most humbling situations.

Adam has recently opened for such comedy legends and luminaries as Robert Klein, Colin Quinn, Gilbert Gottfried, and Larry Miller . He performs at comedy clubs all over NYC and the surrounding area , including Gotham Comedy Club, Levity Live, Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, The Laugh Lounge, CB's Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, and Treehouse Comedy. Also at corporate events, synagogues, theatres, and JCCs throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

MORE TESTIMONIALS:

***** (5 Stars)
March 25, 2014
Mr. Oliensis, I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the fantastic job you did producing our Comedy Night fundraiser. The comics you chose were all so amazing, including yourself, and we have been getting nothing but rave reviews from the parents that attended. In fact, we had a few people who also went to the other league's Comedy show and they said yours was so much better. One mom told us, 'this was the best comedy show she ever saw!" We look forward to having you back for many years to come.
Regards,
Tom G.
Board Member,
Entertainment Committee Palisades-Sparkill Baseball

***** (5 Stars)
March 9, 2014
He was a big hit! I was very pleased and my guests are still talking about how funny and entertaining he was, I definitely recommend!!
Nancy N.

***** (5 Stars)
Oct. 18, 2013
Caught Adam's set at the Broadway Comedy Club Cafe last weekend. Easily one of the best of the night. He's a very funny man.
Linda P.

***** (5 Stars)
Oct. 8, 2013
Adam is a consummate professional! He made our event a success. We knew we wanted a comedy show but had no clue how to set it up. Adam took care of everything and we could not have been more pleased with the results.. We will definitely be doing this more often from now on.
Andrew B.

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Club Event

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Recommend

Adam, thanks for coming to our event and bringing your hilariously funny material with you! Your stories about your kids, your marriage, and your struggles so relatable! My wife and I are still laughing about your wife and you at the end there! And the members can't wait to do another comedy event as soon as we can. For anyone thinking about hiring Adam, he delivered across the board. He spoke with us in advance, learned about our Club, personalized his act for our membership, interacted with the crowd, and was easy & fun to work with. We couldn't be happier with how things went! Highly recommend! Thanks for the laughs! Gary

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Corporate Function

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Adam was easy to work with and his act was really funny.

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Adam Oliensis, Comedian’s Response:

Thanks, Robert, I had a great time with the folks from your company! Happy holidays to all! Best regards, Adam

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Anniversary Party

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Recommend

We hired Adam for our anniversary party. We spoke on the phone and told him about us and our friends. Based on that he wrote some stuff just for us. He also helped us schedule when he would perform during the event so the audience would be focused primed to laugh. On the day he showed up early, set up, hung out with our friends and us, and then performed his comedy, including what he'd written about my wife and me. Boy, was he on the mark! Our friends laughed like hell. We did too! His take on marriage, and getting older had all of us laughing with him and at ourselves. (My wife wants to meet his wife so they can compare notes.) We had a blast.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2016
Dec
22
Christmas Party
Kutztown, PA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
2016
Dec
8
Holiday Party
New York, NY
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
2016
Jul
16
Club Event
Floral Park, NY
9:00 PM - 9:45 PM
2016
Jan
17
Anniversary Party
Springfield, MA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
2015
Dec
16
Club Event
Denville, NJ
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2015
Dec
11
Corporate Function
Bound Brook, NJ
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2015
Oct
4
Fundraiser
Teaneck, NJ
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
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Please note Adam Oliensis, Comedian will also travel to Edgewater, Leonia, New York, Palisades Park, Ridgefield, Bronx, Cliffside Park, Englewood Cliffs, Fairview, Ridgefield Park, Bogota, Englewood, Little Ferry, South Hackensack, Teaneck, Hackensack, Moonachie, North Bergen, Tenafly, Teterboro, West New York, Bergenfield, Hasbrouck Heights, Lodi, Maywood, Wood Ridge, Carlstadt, Cresskill, Dumont, East Rutherford.
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