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The Grapes of Laugh - Comedy, Magic, & Tastings

posted Feb 25, 2019, 4:52 PM by web feat
Imagine -
ONLY $40.00!
Thalia Productions presents a fun night of comedy, magic, food, and wine tasting to benefit Family Promise of Warren County at Belvidere Manor, 689 Water Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823.

Howl with laughter for ONLY $40.00. That's right for just $40.00, support a noble cause with Family Promise of Warren County's 9th annual Evening of Comedy! The evening includes a tasting of wine, a 50/50 raffle, lite fare - all leading up to performances by three talented and very funny standup comics, and one magician/comedian. 

The evening line up is led by National Headliners Moody McCarthy and Peter Sasso, also featuring Joe Garsetti and Phil Sweet. The raffle will continue throughout the evening.

The show has sold out in previous years, so buy your tickets now! For sponsorship and ticket information call Bob, Colleen, or Rachel at 908-453-2194. Tickets are also available 24/7 at: www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/4067349
or 1-800-838-3006.

Doors open 6:15 pm, wine tasting 6:30 pm, show 8:00 pm. 
The event is open to the public and all over the age of 21 are invited.

MOODY McCARTHY: Comic / Writer / Comic Writer

Moody McCarthy is a stand-up comedian who lives in New York with his wife, two daughters, and a Betta fish they rescued from a pet store. Moody was born “Matthew” in Syracuse, NY, into a rambunctious household with six siblings.  He began doing comedy in 1992.  After six years of performing regionally Moody decided his apartment was too big and moved to New York City.


Since then, Moody’s career has touched all of the comedy bases: He’s been featured on numerous TV SHOWS includingConan (TBS); Late Show with David Letterman (CBS, twice); Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC); America’s Got Talent (NBC); Last Comic Standing IV (NBC); Star Search 2003 (CBS); Gotham Comedy Live (AXStv);  The Early Show (CBS); MSG Network & Comcast Comedy Spotlight. He’s a regular atsome of the best COMEDY CLUBS  including the Comedy Cellar; Comic Strip; Gotham; Eastville and is heard regularly on Sirius XM RADIO.


Moody’s material is described as original but universal, and smart without being trite.  Couple that with a disarming stage presence & in-the-moment chops, you’ll see why he’s earned the admiration of his peers for his ability to “go up cold” and turn any setting into a lively comedy room.  From country clubs to pubs to corporate outings, he will brighten any event.  Moody McCarthy: few people hate him!


PETER SASSO – Comic / Writer

Peter Sasso’s stand-up is always met with non-stop laughter. His rapid-fire comedy  is not to be missed!

Peter’s jokes have been published in “Squeaky Clean Comedy”, “It’s a Man’s World”, “Comedy Thesaurus”, “Love’s Funny That Way” and the “Laugh Riot” issue of Reader’s Digest.

He's even  an accomplished juggler and often ends his act with a audience participation comedy juggling routine that never fails.


- JOE GARSETTI- Magician / Comedian / Impresario

Joe Garsetti is the CPO (Chief Prestodigitation Officer) of The Magic Garsetti, an Illusion company based in Sparta, NJ.  With his incredibly talented assistant, Ms. Lisa Marie Glover, he custom designs and performs all types of Magic events incorporating illusions, music, dance, comedy and most importantly theatre. Weaving stories of life and history with exceptionally skilled magic, he creates a fantastic evening of theatre for all age groups. In addition to performing all over the country, he is the owner of The Sparta Avenue Stage, anintimate 66 seat theatre that specializes in magic performances and has become one of the top venues in the country for visiting magicians to perform. 

PHIL SWEET -Comic/ Producer

Phil Sweet was born, raised and educated in PA, moved to NJ in 1992, retired in 2009 and began doing standup after realizing that his whole career was actually 35 years of comedy material. His clean material and laid-back style make his humor accessible to a wide range of audiences, while his insightful perspectives on modern life and a world gone wacky give you lots to think about and even more to laugh about.  Performing solo and with
a stand-up comedy ensemble, The Uncommon Comedy Co., he has appeared at comedy clubs, festivals and benefit shows in NYC, along the eastern seaboard from Florida to Massachusetts as well as St. Thomas and Riviera Maya Mexico.
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Feb 25, 2019, 4:52 PM