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Martin Morrow is originally from Birmingham, AL where he started doing stand-up, improv, and belonged to an award winning sketch/stand-up hybrid “Tubbi and Martin”. Martin has performed in clubs, colleges, and festivals all over the country and has worked with some of the top names in comedy including Tim Allen, Hannibal Buress, Gabriel Iglesias, Amy Schumer, and Katt Williams. He has contributed ideas and jokes for The Roy Wood, Jr. Morning Show, Natasha Leggero, and Jamie Kennedy. A recent resident of Los Angeles, Martin is an alumnus of The Second City Mainstage in Chicago appearing and writing in the 105th Mainstage revue "The Winner...Of Our Discontent" and a former ensemble cast member on the Second City Touring Company. He was also cast in Second City’s Game Night, AfroFuturism, and Second City’s Sunday, Bloody Mary Sunday and has performed in several shows with Second City as a part of their Outreach & Diversity ensemble in addition to being a part of the 2015 Second City/NBC Bob Curry Fellowship program, Second City PUMA scholarship recipient and graduate of The Conservatory. Morrow is a former producer to one of the highest acclaimed comedy shows in the country Comedians You Should Know and was a season 13 cast member of the longest running independent comedy showcase, The Lincoln Lodge and also performed with 3Peat at iO and Potential Boyfriends at MCL. He’s made additional appearances on Keith and the Girl Podcast, Put Your Hands Together, You & Me This Morning, Red Eye Chicago, Craftsman Radio, and the Handsome Naked album “Fully Clothed”. He has been featured on Comedy Central's Why? with Hannibal Buress, The Huffington Post, WCIU's One Night Stand Up, Fox’s Laughs, Windy City Live, Esquire TV, the NFL Network, Audible, a print ad for Skittles and the NFL, and the 9th season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He was named one of the New City Stage Top 50 players of 2016 and one of the top up-and-coming comedians in the country by Splitsider in 2015. He was a finalist in the seventh season of the Impress These Apes comedy competition, and performed in the 2013 TBS Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, 2014 Green Gravel Comedy Festival, 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival, 2014 Yes Fest, the 2015 LA Riot Fest, 2015 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, 2015 Wrestle-Geekfest, the 2015, 20..., and 2017 NBC/Second City Breakout Comedy Festival, the 2015, 20..., and 2017 AV Club/Onion 26th Annual Comedy Festival, 2016 Tomorrow Never Knows Festival, 2016 High Plains Comedy Festival, and headlined the 2016 and 2017 Birmingham Comedy Festival, the 2017 Altercation Comedy Festival, and the 2017 China International Comedy Festival. Roseanne Barr described his performance as, "electric", Dan Aykyoryd called him, "the future of our business", and Hannibal Buress once told him he's, "a talented kid but a chore to talk to."


Scott M

Martin is an exceptional writer. Not only is Martin able to produce consistent, high quality work, he's able to infuse it with his hilarious style of humor. I've had the good fortune of working at The Second City at the same time that he wrote and performed the critically acclaimed show "The Winner of our Discontent", but I consider myself lucky to have seen him perform stand-up several times. This guy delivers the goods every time.

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