Wait, How does it work?
Michelle Slonim will MC the show, bringing an amp and microphone. There will be three additional comics and voila we will put on a private 60 minute standup comedy show in your drawing room. In total it’s four entertainers, you, your guests and whatever food and beverages you provide.
How Much Does It Cost?
Prices start at $500. The price varies depending upon day of the week, time of the day, location, & desired comedians. There is also a discount if you decide you want to make it a series ie: 3 shows per year (we book different comedians each show, except for your MC (yes Michelle Slonim sticks around).
Can You Give Me the Old Up-Sell?
All comedian are working, high quality comedians. If you would like a “premium comedian” meaning a comedian who has appeared on popular TV shows such as The Tonight Show, The Colbert Show, Conan, etc… they are an additional $250 each.
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?
Will The Comedians Stay For The Rest Of The Party?
Not unless specific arrangements are requested.
Do I Have To Provide Food For The Comedians?
No, but it’s always appreciated.
Where Will Drawing Room Entertainment 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.
Do I Need A Big Apartment/Home?
No. One of the best features of Drawing Room Entertainment is its intimacy. Drawing Room Entertainment is perfect for any living space; we’ve done events in studio apartments, Classic Sevens and suburban homes.
How Long Is The Show and how many comedians?
The show runs 60 minutes with four comedians (this includes the MC, Michelle Slonim). It’s possible to customize the show length to fit the evening.
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, it’s for any event in your home such as birthday parties, bridal parties & baby showers.
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.
Is Catering Or Photography Included?
We provide several party packages which can include catering, photography and live music.
Can I Choose The Comedians?
Drawing Room Entertainment will ask you questions about you and your party and will select the most appropriate comedians for your specific evening. While you can get involved in the details of the selection process; it is not recommended.