SOLD OUT! Lake Placid Laughs Dinner Show and Benefit

Event overview

Lake Placid once again welcomes acclaimed comedian and Festival panelist, Hollie Harper to MC the Dinner Show and Benefit at the High Peaks Resort Ballroom. Hollie will be joined by other standup talents from New York. The event opens with Cocktail Hour, followed by a dinner menu punctuated by comedy between courses. Tickets are $75 PP for dinner, along with wine and beer, compliments of Winebow Fine Wines and Spirits. At the conclusion of dinner, dinner guests and movie aficionados will be challenged with three trivia questions as a precursor Friday Night Film Trivia hosted nearby at the breakfast club, etc. All welcome.





Hollie Harper

Hollie Harper is a comedy nerd from South Jersey. She is currently the creator and co-exec producer of Hella Late! with Hollie Harper on BRIC TV and a co-host of the nationally trending Twitter Storytelling Chat “BlerdDating.” Hella Late! with Hollie Harper was recently accepted into the 2021 NYC Web Fest. 

Hollie was a semi-finalist in the 2019 NBC Standup Competition and has been featured on NY1, and in Black Enterprise Magazine, Thrive Global and Confessional Magazine. 

Her popular sketch comedy show AMERICAN CANDY has played the Comic Strip, Gotham Comedy Club, BAM Café as well as the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. Time Out Chicago named them one of the five groups to watch.

Hollie is a regular host for West Side Comedy Club in NYC and works with Gold Comedy and Stand Up Girls, two programs that empower young women by teaching them standup comedy.  

She was recently the talent coordinator and casting for “Blood Lassi” on Spotify, written by Pratima Mani, and moderated the panel for the Emmy Award winning, WOC editing team of Black Lady Sketch Show for The Black TV and Film Collective. 

She is also the Creative Director of the very successful Black Women in Comedy Laff Fest.

Vee Lince

Vee Lince is a comedian from New York City and Long Island native.  Her humble upbringing and immigrant background make her a crowd favorite.  In addition to becoming a regular at some of New York's finest clubs like Governor’s Comedy Club. In 2018 she won the He said-She said Comedy Competition and has also graced the stage at some of the hottest shows for up-and-coming comics, from Nighttrain with Wyatt Cenac in NYC to The 1 AM Secret show in Atlanta.  While slanging her jokes across this great country, she's been featured at a few of America's funniest comedy festivals including Women in Comedy Festival, and recently appeared at the Treefort Music Festival in Boise, ID. Catch up with all the funny and other fun stuff over at

Marcela Onyango

Marcela is a stand-up comedian and writer based in Brooklyn. Marcela is the founder and host of Feel the News, a humorous news show with over 66K followers on TikTok and Feel the News, a monthly variety show in Friends and Lovers in Brooklyn. Marcela has performed at the Apollo Theater, and recently won the Industry Room residency to perform at the Broadway Comedy Club and Greenwich Comedy Club. Marcela has performed in other comedy venues in New York including Union Hall, Littlefield, and Caveat. Marcela was the runner-up in the 2021 Ladies of Laughter stand-up competition. Marcela’s pilot Trying to Live was a second-rounder in the 2021 Sundance Episodic Lab, a quarterfinalist of in the 2022 ScreenCraft TV Pilot Script Competition, and a semifinalist in the 2021 BlueCat screenplay competition.

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