Perfect for events where you want clean comedy. Ross can work fundraisers, various public and private events. Ross is particularly interested in working churches and various faith based venues where he is comfortable speaking of his spiritual journey a along with his comedy show. But he is also comfortable in a "secular environment. After 35 years in the in the Stand Up Comedy business Ross has pretty much done it all.
Comedy Club Headliner, Opening act, Corporate events, Cruise ships, Country Clubs, Churches, you name it he has done it.
His specialty is Clean and Clever material. (Which is exactly why he was on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN in 2013).
if you listen to Sirius/XM's Comedy Channels you have heard Ross Bennett a lot!
His CD "NEW YORK COUNTRY" gets major air play on Laugh USA and Blue Collar Comedy Channels.
The Title of his CD comes from the term he coined to describe where he is from, the rural western part of New York State. "New York Country", he's a New Yorker but not from New York City.
The Late Show with David Letterman
5 appearances on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd w/ Colin Quinn
4 appearances on Evening at the Improv
David Brenner's Nitelife
Dick Clark's Keep on Cruisin'
Showtime's Big Laff-Off
Long-time Bob & Tom Show Regular.
JUST FOR LAUGH'S COMEDY FESTIVAL
SMIRNOFF COMEDY FESTIVAL CAPETOWN SOUTH AFRICA
THE BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL
A Comedy Club Headliner who cut his teeth doing 40 weeks a year during the hay day of the Comedy Boom in the 80's.
Ross has performed at over 50 Corporate events, as well as hundreds of Fund-Raisers, Country Clubs, Churches, Temples, private parties.
As an opening act Ross has performed on tours in front of such acts as :
Lucie Arnaz, Hal Linden, Melissa Manchester & The Four Freshman
Performed throughout The United Kingdom & Ireland.
"One word describes his face. Marvelous! As I see it he has it all. There's timing, pacing, feeling, communication and polish, all the ingredients that, at one time or another, lead to stardom."—-Perry Phillips – The Oakland Tribune
"His Rubbery face, skilled use of voices and careful writing make him one of the most watchable and memorable performers on the comedy club circuit."—-David Armstrong – San Francisco Examiner
"He has the most mobile, congenitally funny….It's a face that amplifies normal emotion and expression into wild caricature."—-San Francisco Chronicle
"Clean and Clever."
"Ross is a rare find in comedy. Ross is both clean and hilarious. A professional in every way."
"A Stand-Up Comic for people who say they don't like Stand-Up Comics."
"If you're looking to entertain a group of grown-ups, whether for a Corporate Event, Country Club, Fund Raiser or Private Party you can't go wrong hiring Ross Bennett."
"Ross's point of view is what he calls 'NEW YORK COUNTRY'. He's a small town guy from Western New York State. But his years of working in "New York City" have made his act sharp, bright and accessible to everyone."
Comments from some of the folks who have seen Ross
"Saw you last night at the Brass Horse. It was HILARIOUS!"
"Saw you at the Borgota on 11-12-12. You may be the funniest man alive ! I have seen many comedic acts. Kudos."
"Your voice and comic timing or delivery (whatever people want to call it) is pure gold"
"GREAT SHOW!!!! We all laughed so hard we cried."
"I was literally howling with laughter listening to you on B&T. Thank you"
"Loved the show!"
"He is a genius , I had a privilege to watch this show. Laughed to tears."
"I loved your show at Temple Beth Elohim Saturday night. Thanks so much for doing it! There were so many funny bits — I was laughing throughout. The one about watching TV with your grandmother was especially brilliant. I can't believe we were able to see a comedian of your caliber at our Temple!"
(although Ross is not Jewish, he has found a special place performing at many of the Temples, JCC's and other Jewish events) His material plays to everyone!