Cory Kahaney

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  • Entertainment

  • New York, NY

Cory is every woman. Mother, daughter, wife…ex-wife. You have seen her on The Late Show with David Letterman, The View and Showtime. This year Cory was featured on Nick Mom’s night out. Stand Up Stilettos and is about to make her sixth appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Cory appeared in the first season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and made it to the finale, where host Jay Mohr called her performance “flawless.” Other television credits include her stand-up special, Comedy Central Presents, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher. Her off-Broadway hit “The J.A.P. Show” ran for six months in New York City and continues to tour the country under a new name, “The Princesses of Comedy.” Her new show, “Pastrami on Rye with Mayo,” about the last four comics who work the Catskills, has been selling out theaters to rave reviews. Cory conceived and developed “The Radio Ritas,” a nationally syndicated radio show for Greenstone Media, a company created by Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda to provide radio programming for woman. Her one-person show, “Having it all and other Myths,” premiered at the 1999 US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. “Having it all and other Myths” was subsequently produced as a half-hour special for HBO, leading to development deals with Warner Brothers and CBS. Cory has also been featured three times at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She was voted best comedian in NYC by Backstage Magazine and Best female comedian by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets.