Missing Kitten is a monthly standup comedy show the 2nd Saturday of every month at The Backline theater in Omaha featuring nationally touring comedians from Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, and New York City, as well as local comedians on the rise. Hosted/produced by Dusty Stehl.
TWO SHOWS | 9:00PM & 10:30PM | 18+ | $5
Danny Solomon is a comedian and writer in Los Angeles. He has written for "Lucas Bros Moving Company" and "Major Lazer" on FXX, "Upload with Shaq" on TruTV, Nickelodeon's "Crashletes", and the MTV series "Not Exactly News". His webseries, "300 Sunnyside", premiered on Comedy Central in 2014, and he also co-created 2 full-length pilots for their network. His standup was featured on Hulu's "Coming to the Stage", "The Meltdown" and "Put Your Hands Together", and he has also performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Bridgetown, and Hell Yes Fest.
Adam Newman is a New Hampshire-born, Georgia-schooled, ex-Brooklyn-based, now LA-based comedian who has performed stand-up on the "Late Show with David Letterman", "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show", "Gotham Comedy Live", Comedy Central's "The Half Hour", and his one hour special Fuzzies is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. He's also appeared on Showtime's "I'm Dying Up Here", HBO's "Last Week Tonight" and "Silicon Valley", TruTV's "Adam Ruins Everything", the "Tyra Banks Show" (weird!), Animal Planet's "We Love Puppies", "Comics Unleashed", MTV's "The CollegeHumor Show", and is a regular contestant on Comedy Central's "@midnight". Adam was among Comedy Central's first class of "Comics to Watch" to perform at the 2011 New York Comedy Festival, and was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal as a "New Face" in 2013, and again (and again!) in 2014 and 2016 to perform on HBO Canada's "Funny as Hel"l. Adam has released two critically acclaimed stand-up albums, "Not for Horses" (2011) and "Killed" (2015) through Rooftop/Audible Comedy Productions.
Brad Stewart began his comedy career shortly after moving to Los Angeles from Nebraska in 1995 and winning 1st place in a comedy contest. He beat out hundreds of comedians to win $500 which he used it to register his car in California. Since that time, Brad has performed at clubs and theaters all over the country to rave reviews. From The Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to the Hilton Casino in Atlantic City, Brad has entertained many diverse audiences with his high energy, observational style of humor. In early 2010 Brad had the honor of becoming a favorite opening act for comedy legend Joan Rivers. Joan said Brad is "so talented and a joy to work with". Brad has also worked with Marc Maron, Brian Posehn, Bob Zany, The Temptations, Jon Lovitz, Rob Schneider, The O'Jays, Barry Manilow, and 80's rockers Loverboy. In 2012 Brad was picked by TV Icon Marlo Thomas as a "Comedian to Watch" for the Huffington Post. In 2017 Brad released his first comedy album "You Don't Say" on Sower Records.
Michael Greenberg (10:30 show only)
Michael Greenberg is a comedian and activist returning to the Backline for his second performance at the Missing Kitten. Raised in New York, Israel, and Washington, D.C., Michael comes to Omaha from his new hometown of Fayetteville, AR, where he is working to get Tyson Foods to clean up its dirtiest practices through the #CleanItUpTyson initiative. He launched his comedy career while an undergraduate at Columbia University, where he hosted a comedy performance every semester. Michael is a frequent performer in the show "U Don't Know Jack" in Washington, D.C., and his work has been featured on MTV.