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.                     

    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 KBE staff was a pleasure to work with, and was highly responsive and accommodating of our special needs.”
    Temple Beth Sholom, Melbourne FL
    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
    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 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
    ...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
    People are still raving about the show. They loved it!!
    New Orleans JCC