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See Me Live!

  • Thu 01 Apr
    Apr 01, 2021, 8:00 PM
    Staten Island, 1371 Forest Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302, USA
    Kursh and Brian Morris co-host some stand up bro Mike Sicoli, Michelle Conrad, Greg and Rob Cardazone
  • Mar 27, 2021, 8:00 PM
    Atlantic City, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, USA
    Kursh joins the crew at AC Jokes
  • Mar 11, 2021, 8:00 PM
    Jersey City, 141 Bright St #4203, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
    Kursh and Carra host at Brightside Tavern
  • Mar 08, 2021, 8:00 PM
    Brooklyn, 487 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
    Don Jamieson (VH1 "That Metal Show) Headlines
  • Sat 06 Mar
    Mar 06, 2021, 8:00 PM
    East Windsor, 359 US-130, East Windsor, NJ 08520, USA
    Susan Golden Headlines
  • Nov 14, 2020, 7:00 PM
    1 Fellner Pl, 1 Fellner Pl, Totowa, NJ 07512, USA
    with Tommy Gooch and Buddy Fitzpatrick
  • Sun 08 Nov
    Nov 08, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Da Noi, 4358 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
  • Nov 04, 2020, 7:00 PM
    1717 Broadway, 1717 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA
    ROOFTOP COMEDY ! Farooq Hussain Hosts
  • Oct 26, 2020, 8:00 PM
    EastVille Comedy Club, 487 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
    5TH Borough Comedy presents Mark Normand at Eastville Comedy Club
  • Oct 24, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Town Pub, 378 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003, USA
  • Fri 23 Oct
    Oct 23, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Big Nose Kate's Saloon, 2484 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, USA
    Nicky Petito present Gravy Vs Sauce, staten island edition
  • Sep 30, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Big Nose Kate's Saloon, 2484 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, USA
    Normand headlines Big Nose Kates
  • Sep 13, 2020, 7:20 PM
    Fatty's Fat Snacks, 439 NJ-34, Matawan, NJ 07747, USA
    presented by The 5th Borough Comedy Festival
  • Sep 12, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Kreischer House, 4500 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, USA
    Presented by Craig Loydgren
  • Fri 11 Sep
    Sep 11, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Wawa Social Club Inc, 1438 51st St, North Bergen, NJ 07047, USA
    Hosted by Josh Wells
  • Sep 09, 2020, 8:00 PM
    Lenora's Bar & Grill, 129 Johnson Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    5th Borough Comedy Festival night 2
  • Sep 08, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Big Nose Kate's Saloon, 2484 Arthur Kill Rd, Staten Island, NY 10309, USA
    Followed by the 5th Borough Comedy Festival OPENING NIGHT!!!!
  • Sep 04, 2020, 8:30 PM
    The Tiny Cupboard, 1717 Broadway #315, Brooklyn, NY 11207, USA
    Host: Brittany Brave, with Sean Donnelly





How it all started


        There’s at least one friend in life to count on to crack a Bud, flop into a chair, and pal around with, sharing stories and laughs all night until you remember you need to be up for work at 6 a.m. John Kurschner is your friend--a performer who invites you into his heart that’s big enough to raise a family, big enough to consistently give to charity, and big enough to share laughs with throughout the night.


      Born and raised in the New Dorp section of Staten Island, John is a staunch example of sweat and hustle. Since 2007, he has barreled his way up and down the East Coast, from clubs to lodges to resorts to firehouses to casinos to festivals and everything in between. John has a Bernie Williams soul with a Don Mattingly work ethic and it all shines through the second his voice hits the mic. 


      Nowadays, John has been seen on Amazon Prime’s competition show “Comics Watching Comics”, where he was the runner-up in the fifth season. He has also appeared internationally on the Jerusalem version of Amazing Race, and locally on the Staten Island Comedy Show and Late Night with Johnny P., not to mention on a long list of club stages including Catch a Rising Star, Stress Factory, Broadway Comedy Club, Stand-Up NY, New York Comedy Club, and at Caesar’s Palace and Tropicana Casino, both in Atlantic City.


      In addition, John has appeared at the Staten Island Comedy Festival, and has served as producer for his monthly show Raveling Thread Comedy, plus “Sitting with Kursh”--a variety show bearing his name and featuring some of his favorite acts. John’s latest project, though, is as the co-producer of the 5th Borough Comedy Festival, a gathering of some of the best comedians and shows curated by John and his co-producers to take place on his homebase of Staten Island, New York.


      John Kurschner is your pal. He’s the guy you hang with by the grill at the backyard BBQ, or the guy you clink a bottle with every time the Giants score a touchdown, or the comedian you see on stage and think, I know this guy.


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