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Walter Gottlieb on Behind the Bits!

Walter Gottlieb is a comic, producer, and host based in the Washington, DC area. He started stand-up in his mid 50s after being a lifelong comedy fan. Walter has performed all over the District-Maryland-Virginia area, in Philadelphia, New York and Los Angeles. His credits include Comic Strip Live (NY), Broadway Comedy Club (NY), Greenwich Village Comedy Club (NY), and Dangerfield's (NY); Flappers (LA), The Hollywood Comedy (LA), and The Pasadena Comedy (LA). He has appeared in New York Underground Comedy Festival, the Las Vegas 420 Comedy Festival, and the Turnpike Comedy Festival (NJ). He was a semifinalist in Flappers' Soup or Bowl comedy competition - and appeared on zoom comedy throughout the pandemic. He is a regular co-host of the LA-based zoom showcase, Dat Phan and Friends. He recently began hosting the Evil Bad Kitty open mic in the Washington, DC suburbs and is about to begin producing a new open mic in Columbia, MD called "The Slyce is Right."