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NHFF Annual Comedy Panel to Feature Star-Studded Cast of Comedians & Actors

Comedy Panel Happening at 3S Artspace on Saturday, Oct. 14th at 9pm

With a format that is one part Inside the Actors Studio and one part talk show, come prepared to listen, laugh and pose questions to our entertaining special guests as they share stories and anecdotes from their experiences about any and all things comedy.

The panelists will include the following:

  • TOM BERGERON  HOST, DANCING WITH THE STARS — Two-time Emmy Award-winning host Tom Bergeron always guarantees his audience a fun and memorable evening with his wit and humor. Currently, he can be seen as the host of ABC’s longtime hit Dancing with the Stars.
  • COLE ESCOLA — COMEDIAN, ACTOR, WRITER — Cole plays ‘Matthew’ on Hulu’s Difficult People where he also serves as a writer. He also plays ‘Chris” on Man Seeking Woman on FXX, and recurs on the Netflix series Girlboss, Amazon’s Mozart In the Jungle and the upcoming TruTV series At Home with Amy Sedaris.
  • PETER MACKENZIE ACTOR — An NYU dropout, Peter is thrilled to be on his fourth year of ABC’s Black-ish after 30+ years doing other series, films and NY stage work. He can also be seen in the soon to be released Kings starring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig.
  • JOSH MEYERS — ACTOR, WRITER — Josh is a writer and actor known primarily from his work on That 70’s Show, MADtv, and most recently, the Amazon original series Red Oaks. He’s also written numerous commercials for Old Navy, Amazon, and others that he’s not allowed to talk about…yet.
  • JOHN VIENER  ACTOR, WRITER — John has been a writer and performer for over 20 years. He has written for the Oscars, Comedy Central Roasts and sitcoms, including Family Guy. He has also done standup on The Late Late Show and has voiced over 400 episodes of animation.
  • RAE DAWN CHONG  ACTRESS — Born in Canada but raised between Los Angeles and Vancouver, B.C., she has been in entertainment as an actor/writer/producer/director for over 40 years. Rae Dawn is best known for her roles in CommandoThe Color Purple and Soul Man. Most recently she can be seen in the Duplass Brothers’ Jeff Who Lives at Home and currently in Pamela Adlon’s Better Things. Rae Dawn is a board member of the New Hampshire Film Festival.


Greg Kretschmar is the host of the popular radio show “Greg and The Morning Buzz” heard over much of New England. He’s been hosting the show for over 34 years and has been a tireless supporter of many local charities.