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Joe Matarese


Joe Matarese
Nov 20 - 23

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Joe’s completely autobiographical act pokes fun at his subtly dysfunctional Italian family, his own neuroses, life with a five year old, and a baby daughter, and his marriage to a psychologist (his perfect match). After 20 years of failed relationships, his main objective is fixing Joe – he has to if he wants this relationship to work. Joe’s talent for turning real life struggles into comedic gems quickly landed him appearances on the most sought after TV and radio shows including America’s Got Talent where he received a standing ovation from the crowd and all 4 celebrity judges, Chelsea Lately, The Late Show with David Letterman (2 appearances), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central Presents (his very own 1/2 hour special), Comedy.TV, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, Nick Mom’s Night Out, The Howard Stern Show and Breuer Unleashed on Sirius Satellite Radio, Howard On Demand, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (4 appearances), and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. You may also recognize him from Bravo’s reality series Better Half where he teaches his wife to perform standup and she brings home the $20,000 prize. Joe has also hit the stage four times at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival, leading to two development deals with major television networks. Joe’s acting resume also recently grew when he landed a guest starring role on IFC’s Zrock playing “Cliff Brenner” an annoying yuppie with a pet bulldog, and a stand out performance in Howard TV’s hit show “Show In The Hallway” playing a cop who becomes obsessed with Robin Quivers, or on his web series “Fixing Joe” on which he stars in. He also has a very successful podcast called Fixing Joe where he turns the tables on self help and talk radio by asking his celebrity guests, listeners, and friends and family to help him on every episode. His hit comedic podcast aims to help others as Joe helps himself.  Check him out live – within minutes you will feel like your life is perfect!


COMEDY CLASS – Special Presentation (Open to comedians and non-comedians, alike)

Note:  Classes like these generally cost $100 – $150:  The Comedian gets half, the club gets half.
We don’t believe in that.  We want this experience to be accessible and affordable for all.
Joe Matarese deserves and receives 100% of all funds.
SUS Comedy Club.  New Arizona comedy.
Known as one of the top national headliners working today, as well as an amazing comedy instructor, Joe Matarese, (whose credits include: The Late Show with David Letterman, 1/2 hour Comedy Central Special, The Howard Stern Show, regular on Chelsea Lately, Bravo’s Reality Show Better Half… where he taught his wife the art of Standup Comedy and she won 1st place $20,000, Toured with Artie Lange for the last 3 years and opened for him at Carnegie Hall) brings his HIGHLY TOUTED comedy seminar to Stand-Up, Scottsdale! for one day only- Saturday, November 22.
This four hour comedy “Intensive” is designed to take your standup skills to the next level. This class is perfect for a person who has never set foot on stage before, an experienced comedian looking to improve, or someone who just wants to improve their public speaking skills. You will learn from someone who has done everything and seen everything! His experience and guidance will help expedite your success!
Class runs from 12pm-4pm and will cover:
  •     Finding your persona
  •     How to obtain a comedy manager
  •     How to use the microphone to enhance your performance
  •     How to write in your own voice
  •     The many styles of writing standup comedy
  •     How to get work in the standup comedy industry
  •     What mistakes can be avoided easily
  •     How to break into the industry in New York City and Los Angeles
Cost is $50 for the seminar and class size is limited so SIGN UP NOW.
Purchase your class ticket here to guarantee your spot (suggested) or,
Reserve here and pay at the door.

Dates and Times


November 20 – 8:00 p.m., November 21 – 7:30 p.m., November 21 – 9:30 p.m., November 22 – 12 p.m., November 22 – 7:30 p.m., November 22 – 9:30 p.m., November 23 – 7:30 p.m.