Keith Barany,
Founder and chuckle monkey
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  • 818-634-6320
  • Deb Graham,
    partner and responsible adult
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  • About

    Thanks for stopping by! 

    For comedy shows that are hilarious, original, and world-class, think KB Entertainment. 

    In business since the 90s, we’re confident you’ll find us superior in several significant ways:


    þ Our owner, the great comedian, Keith Barany, shares his 'insider' expertise with you right away.

    þ We care about taste! We're passionate about furnishing clients with exactly the right performer(s).

    þ We insist that you don’t overpay. If your budget is more than you need to spend…we’ll tell you.

    þ Our top-tier headliners are funnier than almost all the famous ones. AND usually…at 1/40th the price!


    We offer several types of comedy:

    þ Classic Stand-up

    þ Stand-up with Music

    þ Magic

    þ Mentalism (mind-reading)

    þ Hypnotism

    þ Keynote/Motivational

    þ Hosted Game Shows

    þ Murder-mysteries

    þ Banquet emceeing


    We represent an exclusive group of acclaimed performers who've appeared on:

    þ The Tonight Show

    þ The Late Show, starring David Letterman

    þ The Conan O'Brien show

    þ HBO Comedy specials

    þ Comedy Central Presents

    þ The Late, Late show

    þ MANY other late-night and cable-TV comedy forums


    And at many prominent locations, venues, festivals and tours. Including:

    þ Las Vegas, Atlantic City and many other prominent casinos across the US

    þ Overseas Military tours through USO & AFE

    þ The White House

    þ The San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Bridgetown and Montreal Comedy Festivals

    þ International tours and television appearances

    þ Famous comedy clubs (The Improv, The Comedy Store, The Comic Strip, Caroline's...)                                  
    So why not use our expertise to program your special event.                     

    Keith was a breeze to work with. He completely tailored his services to meet my needs (and my budget!). I appreciated his high level of professionalism, but I truly enjoyed how much fun it was to work with him!
    Tracie, Senior Event Marketing Professional
    “The KBE staff was a pleasure to work with, and was highly responsive and accommodating of our special needs.”
    Temple Beth Sholom, Melbourne FL
    People are still raving about the show. They loved it!!
    New Orleans JCC
    ...a really great show. It was the talk of the club. Many said it was the best we've ever had!
    Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club, Florida
    I've found Keith to be 100% honest and looking out for the best interests of his clients and their event.
    David S, Magical Entertainer & Illusionist
    The members LOVED the show! There've been emails & phone calls all morning singing the comedian’s praises. Thanks for helping me plan a fun, easy event for our members & staff.
    Hamilton Club, Lancaster PA
    Eric was super amazing. We loved the mentalism show, and most of us went away scratching our heads wondering how he did it!
    Wallick & Volk Mortgage Bankers
    Even though it had been 10+ yrs since our last comedy show, we're talking about having a second one this yr.
    Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, California