June 1, 2019
Mystic Journey Presents:

Laughter Medicine

Barefoot Comedy

Pritesh Shah



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Mystic Journey Comedy Night

Mystic Journey presents Barefoot Comedy, a new monthly comedy show. As we all know, laughter is great medicine and a wonderful healer. Come have a drink, share some laughs and hug a crystal. You'll leave with sore cheeks, an open heart and some new friends! Hosted by Pritesh Shah.

Beverages are available in the Gallery or you are welcome to BYOB.


• Theo Manhattan - @themostrelatableman

Theo Manhattan is a Minnesota-raised Los Angeles comic who’s Midwestern warmth infuses his absurd sense of observational humor. Following laughs wherever he can make them, he has been on The Nerdist, The Disney Channel, Sirius XM, Funny or Die and was also third place in the 2018 US Comedy Contest. He currently opens for Stoner Rob on the road, and lives in Encino with a girlfriend that surprisingly puts up with his career choice.

• Karen Rantowski

Karen has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Sirius Satellite Radio, ComicsUnleashed, Comedy.com, Live at Gotham, Comedy Central and Mysteries of the Unexplained. You can see her Dry Bar Comedy Special called Ridiculous Me on VidAngel.com where it just received over 3 million hits. She is also a Paranormal Panelist at the Los Angeles ComicCon.

• Julia Hladkowicz - @juliacomedy

Julia Hladkowicz is a comedian and a actor who has appeared on Comedy Network, Much Music’s Video nn Trial, MTV, YTV, PBS, Conan, Kevin Hart’s LOL network and  on SiriusXM.

• Matt O’Brien - @mattobrien

Matt O’Brien is a Los Angeles based Comedian that has been featured on MTV, Variety, TBS, Comedy Central,CBC, Odd Squad on PBS, and MuchMusic.

He is a regular at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and in 2019 Time Out Magazine named him a “Comic to Watch”.

He is also the winner of SiriusXM Radio’s Top Comic award, and was recently nominated for Best Break Out Artist at the Canadian Comedy Awards and Best Comedian by COCA (Canadian Organization of Campus Activities).

• Asif Ali - @alicomedy

Asif Ali is a handpicked favorite from some of the top comedy bookers working today. From his standup in the U.S. and internationally, to many outstanding theatrical roles, he is one of the fastest rising entertainers in the business over the past 7 years in the making. His global demand has taken him to perform all over England, Canada, Middle East, and South Africa.When he is not on stage or touring with his improv group, you can catch him on hit shows such as ABC Modern Family, Netflix Arrested Development, Marvel Agents of Shield, and on Comedy Central. Currently, he is filming a pilot for FOX called Richard Lovely.

• Matty Chymbor - @mattychymbor

Matty’s comedy ranges from observational and story-telling, to opinion-based and just random banter. His onstage persona, attitude(s) and overall demeanor paints a comedic picture for audiences to enjoy.

We look forward to seeing you!  Please arrive 15 minutes early.  We recommend ride sharing, but there is also street parking available throughout the neighborhood and main streets.

About the host, Pritesh Shah

Pritesh Shah has quickly become a prolific actor, producer and comedian. After graduating as an accountant and quitting his dream job, Pritesh cut his teeth as a standup comic in Southern California, where he was mentored by Chad Coleman (The Wire, Always Sunny) and performed at clubs throughout SoCal. Pritesh has appeared on dozens of hit television shows, including GRIMM, CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, GAME OF SILENCE, and recurring on the Emmy nominated SIX on the History Channel. On the big screen, he had scene-stealing roles in TIE THE KNOT with Tara Reid, WIZARDREAM with Ernie Hudson, and ALL IN TIME with Vanessa Ray. 2017 has been no different, producing the indie comedy FISHBOWL CALIFORNIA and starring in THE BLACK GHIANDOLA with JK Simmons, Johnny Depp and directed by Sam Raimi. He is also starting a podcast called “Dark and Darker” with NFL star turned astrologer Ricky Williams. He recently got a an agreement with Lost Lane Entertainment for a pilot comedy called BROWN MAN PROBLEMS he wrote with writer Dennis Fallon.