Brooklyn based comedian and writer Sam Morrison, is one of America’s most exciting up and coming stand-ups.
As a stand up he was recently named a New Face at the 2023 Just for Laughs Festival, made his late night television debut on Late Night with Seth Meyers, appeared on Comedy Central Featuring, performed on the segment Bananamore’s on the Drew Barrymore Show and appeared on Watch What Happens Live.
He is a staple of the Brooklyn comedy scene, regular at the Comedy Cellar and has performed in some of the most prestigious showcases in the country: The Stand Up NBC Finals, The Tonight Show Showcase, RuPaul’s DragCon.
Sam was also a staff writer on the first season (64 episodes) of ‘Blind Date’, hosted by Nikki Glaser. His pilot ‘Daddy’ reached the 2nd round of the Sundance Lab, Screencraft Quarterfinals, Cinequest SemiFinals, and received an 8 on The Blacklist.
Hello, Daddy was his debut show which has toured 5 major US cities, including distinguished queer festivals such as the Folsom Street Fair, Bear Week, and HOT! Festival. It debuted at Edinburgh’s Fringe 2019, was met with critical acclaim reviews, and listed as part of the best joke of the fringe section from The Independent and Evening News.
In 2022 Sam returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with his brand new show Sugar Daddy receiving rave reviews. Sugar Daddy is continuing to showcase across the US and UK to the Lyric Hyperion in LA, appearing at New York Comedy Festival at Chelsea Music Hall, NY Soho Playhouse and London Soho Theatre.
Other Festival Credits include: 1st place winner of the Make Me Laugh Festival, a finalist in Laughing Devil (Finalist), Manhattan Comedy Festival (Finalist), YAS Fest (Finalist), Kampala International theatre Festival, Fingerlakes Comedy Festival (Headliner), Smart Aleck Festival, lolGBTQ Fest, Free Stand Up Festival, Portland Queer Festival, Westside Showdown, 6th Borough Comedy Festival, Hoboken Comedy Festival, NJ Funny Fest, and TrumpCon.
‘”Arch sass and polished panache”’ NEW YORK TIMES
“His openness and wit…ultimately his catharsis and the audience’s laughter draw everyone together in tragedy and comedy’s borderland” THE NEW YORKER
“Nothing I can write will truly describe the brilliance of this stand-up show. There simply isn’t enough hyperbole.” BROADWAY WORLD ★★★★★
“one of the most powerful and fearless hours of comedy you’ll see” BROADWAY BABY ★★★★★
‘This is stand up at its finest’ SCOTSGAY
“Bitingly funny” CHORTLE
”Magnetic…an excellent hour…a brave, sex positive, romantic manifesto.”‘ THE LIST