Jessica Abrams & Leslie Barton

Saturday, September 8, 7:00PM at
Vail Theater of the Arts

Doors open at 6:00PM

Jessica Abrams

Jessica Abrams

Jessica Abrams is an actress, standup comic and writer. Her web series KNOCKING ON DOORS is in its third season ( and garnered accolades at the IndieFest Film Awards, Southern Shorts, and the International Independent Film Awards. She has performed standup in clubs all over the country (and even in Paris, France) and she’s shooting a comedy special this fall. Her full-length play “The Laughing Cow” received Pick of The Week by LA Weekly when it premiered in Los Angeles in 2012 and her play “Happy Returns”, part of the full-length play “The First to Know” was a finalist for the Heideman Award and premiered in the Planting the Seed Fest in Prescott, Arizona. She has also written on The Profiler and Watch Over Me as well as some reality shows only seen when channel-surfing late at night.

Leslie Barton 

Leslie Barton is a stand-up comic. Since 2009, she has worked her way up the local comedy ladder the old-fashioned way with years of open mics, the occasional feature and headliner, and hosting whenever requested. Leslie hopes to help the world through laughter, and sarcasm. Mostly sarcasm.
Her accomplishments include:
  • 2018 Accepted to Big Pine Comedy Festival
  • 2016 Accepted to Bird City Comedy Festival
  • 2015 Accepted to Big Pine Comedy Festival
  • Hosting Girls! Girls! Girls! Thanksgiving weekend 2015 at The Scottsdale Laugh Factory
  • Hosting for Jackie Flynn October 2015 Scottsdale Laugh Factory
  • Finalist in House of Comedy’s Funniest Comic w/ a Day Job 2015
  • Finalist in Tempe Improv New Faces 2014
  • She started a weekly comedy show at Grand Avenue Pizza in 2014
  • She co-hosted a weekly, year-long comedy night at Plazma Bar in 2010