Above all, Andy hails for his clean style. With over 3,000 career performances, Andy Beningo has established himself as one of the most in demand comedians working today.
Up and Coming
Andy was named one of the 40 Best Up and Coming Comedians in the country, as well as “Best Comedian” by both the Detroit Metro Times, and Detroit Hour magazine. His Dry Bar Comedy special, ‘Adorable Tough Guy’ generated over two million views on social media in its first week of release. Andy appears on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, as a final four finalist on CMT’s Next Big Comic, and on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom radio show. Andy’s new CD, ‘Quiet Coyote’ regularly plays on Laugh USA on XM Sirius Radio. He finds humor in subjects like growing up the middle child, his short lived career as a middle school teacher, and our society’s obsession with technology. As a result, he is a crowd favorite in audiences worldwide.
Beningo performs in corporate events for Fortune 500 companies, in colleges, and in church functions. He regularly performs in Alaska and Europe on the Norwegian Cruise Line. He has shared the stage with many of his comedic heroes. Some including: Frank Caliendo, Greg Giraldo, Dave Coulier, and Rocky Laporte. Notably, he has performed in some of the finest clubs in the country. Those include: Gotham Comedy Club in New York City, Zanies in Chicago, Comedy Store in Los Angeles, the Improv and Funny Bone Comedy Club chain. Comedy Festival performances include: Gilda’s LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI, the Great American Comedy Festival, the Clean Comedy Challenge, and more! He won several awards at the Clean Comedy Challenge.
Continuing to accumulate accolades, he was recently nominated for Comedian of the Year by the AMG Heritage Awards. Beningo won the Clean Guys Unbleepable Contest. His stand up clip on text messaging premiered before Dave Coulier’s Clean Guys of Comedy movie. Not to mention, the movie was in over 600 theaters nationwide. He became a favorite on Rooftop Comedy. Consequently, his material was highlighted on three different TV shows. One of those shows is Comedy Cut Outs- an animated series. Rooftop also tapped him to host the National College Competition presented by TBS at both Michigan State, and the University of Michigan.
Other Popular Roles
In addition to stand up, he has scored many other roles. Andy Beningo stars in a very popular commercial for Pay Anywhere. He landed a small role in the film, The End of The Tour, starring Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg. He also had a very small role on the Comedy Central show The Detroiters. Other radio and small television appearances include: being heard on Chick McGee’s Off the Air Podcast, the Daren Streblow Comedy Show and overseas on the American Forces Network. Appearances on the NBC affiliate show “Night Shift with Kevin Ferguson,” the Comedy Time Network, Comcast Cable’s “Open Mic” and on MavTV were well received.