Tracy Esposito is a steadfast comedic phenomenon who’s created a buzz (and endless laughs) on both U.S. coasts. Starting her stand up career in New York in the late 1990s, her innate comedic instincts and her warm personality with an audience earned her immediate attention. Tracy was soon a regular at Comic Strip Live, Boston Comedy Club and Stand Up New York.
She also had her own stand up show at Caroline’s Comedy Club on Broadway in New York City. The industry took note:Tracy was featured in Back Stage East as one of their “Top 10 Comics to See” and found herself opening for the likes of Robert Klein and Kevin James. She later appeared on Robert Klein’s TV Special, New Joke City, and Louie Anderson’s Comedy Showcase on NBC. Tracy’s signature “Staten Island Sassy” also lit up Comedy Central’s and Montreal’s Just for Laughs festival. Right after the Montreal Comedy Festival, Tracy was featured on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Tracy also has TV credits appearing on Fox’s “HOUSE”, and FX’S show with Danny Devito: “It’s always sunny in Philadelphia”. Along with sketches for the TONIGHT SHOW with JAY LENO and JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE.
While moving to Los Angeles a few years ago, Tracy was writing and honing her one-woman show, Chicken Parmigiana: a Recipe for a Mother’s Love– a tale based on her real-life transition from a boy-crazy young woman to a mature caregiver. With her instantly recognizable mane of red hair and Italian-American accent (and attitude), Chicken Parmigiana finds Tracy artfully portraying multiple characters without so much as a prop or costume change. This heartwarming, coming-of-age story has consistently resonated with audiences, leaving them both in tears and in stitches within a single hour.
Chicken Parmigiana was featured in New York’s Daily News, BackStage East, Fox, CW and ABC news. When Tracy brought this original and ambitious show to Los Angeles it became an instant West Coast hit, being positively featured on CW and NBC News, The show was also featured in The Los Angeles Times and over local newspapers. Tracy just completed the Screenplay to her one person show Chicken Parmigiana which is now called “Dinner Lessons” and another screenplay on the way. Tracy’s next big project is taking her material from her stand up comedy, and one person show and shooting it as a web series. A dark comedy about her Italian, dysfunctional family is something you don’t want to miss.