Benito Skinner and Mary Beth Barone
Benito Skinner is an American comedian, actor and writer. With his internet persona Benny Drama, he has garnered widespread success and recognition for his celebrity impressions and original characters. Skinner was featured in Variety’s 2021 Comics to Watch and was also nominated for an MTV Movie & TV Award. He has collaborated with an impressive list of talent including Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore and Kourtney Kardashian to name a few. Skinner’s stand-up show, Overcompensating, became an international sell-out success with milestone shows at the New York Comedy Festival and Just For Laughs Montreal where he was the only member of JFL Montreal, New Faces of Comedy prestigious cohort to also have a one-hour show. Skinner recently completed production on FOX’s MarVista and Amy Poehler’s film First Time Female Director. Skinner can most recently be seen recurring in Peacock’s remake of the 1999 hit series, Queer as Folk, as Jack Cole Jordan. He also appeared in the fourth season of the HBO Max original series Search Party.
Mary Beth Barone is a comedian, writer, and actor. She made her late-night television debut on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in March 2021. Barone headlined a sold-out show at The Gramercy Theatre as a part of New York Comedy Festival 2021. Her stand-up has been (accurately) described as dark post-modernism and ingeniously self-aware. She was named one of Time Out New York's Women of the Year as well as one of Vulture's Comedians You Should Know in 2020. She is also the co-host of the popular Spotify podcast, Obsessed, with Benito Skinner. Barone is also the host of Drag His Ass: A F*ckboy Treatment Program, which was adapted from the live show for Comedy Central. Drag His Ass recently had a sold out run at London's Soho Theatre.