Harry Freedman

Comedian
15 Reviews • 18 Bookings

Based In East Norwich, NY


About

Harry began his career as a standup comedian and does so to this day. However, he is not a one trick pony and has branched out to successfully use his comedy abilities for both corporate and private functions in some extremely unique ways. (Corporate Put-On Comedian) Harry is introduced as an industry expert and gets everyone laughing, even as they believe he’s for real. He has faked out companies such as Coca Cola, IBM, GE, and Met Life, and is frequently rated 'best speaker'. Harry has received a full-page profile in the NY Times Business Section, and was honored to speak at the annual conference for The Int’l Association of Speaker Bureaus. (Emcee) Harry has introduced such notables at as Robert Reich, Jose Feliciano, and many Fortune 500 CEO’s. He has emceed corporate, private and charitable events and clients rave about his customization and safety. Many clients have brought him back repeatedly to emcee their awards shows. (Comedy Toasts and Roasts) Whether you want the roast to be gentle, medium, or risqué, Harry will adjust his material accordingly, and review it with you prior to the event to make sure it’s all in good fun. Harry can either serve as Roast Master and Emcee, or be introduced as a friend, colleague or dignitary presenting an award to the guest of honor. Harry can also help write material for the other “toasters (The Hilarious Ultimate Tribute Video) It's a movie about your life, friend, boss, company, or whoever you want it to be. And it's got all the details right, but it's funny. Gut-level funny. So one moment, your friends, family, or co-workers are paying homage, and the next, they're laughing hysterically. There's a blend of warmth and humor that creates a warm glow in the room that’s lasting. And you will watch this video over and over again. (Writing, Coaching and Performance Workshops)Harry has written jokes for Joan Rivers, Dick Cavett, Richard Jeni and more. He has been a staff writer for Carolines Comedy Hour on A&E, a columnist for several newspapers, and has written material for executives at Coopers and Lybrand, IBM, and more. With his background in acting and performing, he has also helped numerous CEO’s and even some political candidates improve their delivery and messaging. Harry can help anyone, whether in comedy or not, find their true selves for the podium or the stage and deliver their message in a strong coherent manner.



Reviews

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Ritesh R

Birthday Party (Adult) - 2012-12-29

Harry is extremely talented and creative. It was a pleasure working with him and our guest thoroughly enjoyed his performance.


Barbara H

Community Event - 2012-06-10

Harry was extremely responsible. Before the event there were numerous communications between us which allowed us the comfort of knowing he was going to be great. He worked around our theme and knew...


Danielle C

Birthday Party (Adult) - 2012-03-03

He was very professional and is good at what he does!!


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