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Brian is one of Chicago’s most sought after stand-up comics. He has performed at comedy clubs and concert venues all across the country. With his fresh upbeat style, Brian has astonished the comedy world with his thought-provoking views of what people find funny. He uses his act as a conduit to explore some of life’s less-discussed topics and has been honing his craft for the past 13 years. Has the unique ability to combine his quick wit, audience interaction, and cleaver material—which he delivers seamlessly.
Born and raised in Chicago’s Humboldt Park, Manny Acosta is a proudly unique Dominican and Puerto Rican young man. Growing up, he found being funny came natural to him, always being crowned “class clown”. Taking it even further as he got older, Manny became a professional clown alongside his father. Now Manny is making people laugh in a different way—on a stage sharing his sarcastic wit, edgy observations, and unique views on anything and everything his hyperactive brain can think of! His energy and charm win over crowds as he explains his story of never fitting in, because he always knew he was born to stand out.