" A dose of humor and wit will serve you well in life. There's nothing better than an awkward moment or stressful situation, seasoned with a punchline."
~ Bernie Furshpan
Bernie Furshpan has been teaching basic comedy writing and has written about the premise of humor in his book, A Joke is a Formula - Do the Math. He is the lead instructor at The NY Hysterical Society School of Comedy and has now incorporated it into the virtual classroom on MetropolitanZoom. He has been a Comedy producer, Comedy TV Pilot Executive Producer, writer, emcee and performer at many comedy shows. He has presented and produced over 6,000 productions with professional entertainers and comedians since 2004. He owned and operated Metropolitan Room in NYC (In association with Gotham Comedy Club).
Promoter and Administrator at our Comedy Classes for Kids. Lois has served on the Boards of Barnard College / Columbia University, The 92nd Street Y, The Tampa Performing Arts Center, and CARE. She has been Board Chair of The National Coalition to End Domestic Violence, The Child HELP Partnership, and The Woman's Board of the Michael Bolton Charities. Lois developed the model for the Explorers Club's Annual International Event and received an Award from The American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic Violence for developing National Awareness Projects.