Willy Appelman is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. He writes and performs in videos with applecomedy.com.
Willy recently made his Off-Broadway debut in “Clown Bar” (NY Times Critics’ Pick). He is a proud member of The Story Pirates, Pipeline Theatre Company and Ten Bones Theatre Company. He performs weekly with The Battery, and performs monthly with “…Entirely From Memory” (Time Out NY Critics’ Pick). He is a 2-time Moth StorySLAM winner and has been featured on The Huffington Post, Grantland, HuffPost Live, and Cosmopolitan.
Willy trained at NYU’s Tisch School of Drama, Skidmore College, The Second City, The Magnet Theater and UCB with Armando Diaz, Sheldon Patinkin, Louis Kornfeld, Ed Herbstman, Chris Kelly, Neil Casey, Jet Eveleth, and Adam Wade. He recently worked as a Producer on The San Francisco Improv Festival and has worked behind the scenes for HBO, The Colbert Report, TBS, Sesame Street, Comedy Central and CBS.
He is currently reading and reviewing 58 Goosebumps books.