“La Familia Comedy Show”
Frank Santorelli – Headliner
Frank is an Italian-American who is best known for playing the recurring role of “Georgie the Bartender” in The Sopranos. Frank is also well known for his star role in The Godfathers of Comedy. Frank has starred in numerous movies, including No Reservations, Meet the Parents, and Crooked Lines.
Santorelli has been a headliner at some of the world’s most famous comedy clubs, with venues such as Catch a Rising Star, The Improv, and Caroline’s on Broadway. And Mr. Santorelli, appearances on the big screen include “Johnny Slade’s Greatest Hits”. “Crooked Lines”, and “Meet the Parents.” But did you know that Frank has appeared on over 21 television shows! Frank has also done TV commercials for some of our favorite products like, Olive Garden, Coor’s Beer, and McDonald’s.
Chris Zito – featured comic
Chris Zito has spent the last thirty years sharing the obsession of his family with comedy fans and radio listeners all over the country. It wasn’t long before he became a mainstay of the early Boston Comedy scene, eventually making appearances on Comedy Central, USA Network, A&E, and NESN.
Chris Zito grew to love radio and landed on the JR in the Morning Show on WZOU in Boston in 1991. Years on the air in Boston and Detroit, as well as countless comedy clubs all over the US brought Chris to hosting his own highly rated show on WXLO in Worcester, MA. and WODS in Boston.
He is delighting audiences with his look at family, marriage and how much being a child has changed. This honest and open presentation is what makes such a strong connection between Chris and his audience.
Joe Espi – HOST
Joe Espi started in the Boston comedy scene in 2006. His self deprecating style along with his heavy sarcasm has made him a local favorite. Audiences enjoy how he jabs at his childhood, dysfunctional family and disastrous dates. People relate to his blue-collar humor and his knack for being the punch-line of his own stories!