Mario Tory

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Mario Tory

Tennessee Born Native, Mario Tory began his comedy career in the famous Uptown Comedy Corner. After showcasing his skills and experiencing the stage, he knew he had found his niche. He began involving himself in every open mic night and comedy club he could grasp. Mario went on to blaze stages in the Atlanta area including Sunday Nite PhatComedy, Tuesday Comedy@ Kats Cafe & Wednesdays @ 255 Tapas. He also ventured into Christian comedy which landed him as host in the 3rd Annual Praise and Gospel Concert.

Mario is currently the Saturday night host at the Uptown Comedy Corner in Atlanta. He also hosts a weekly Thursday Night Phat Comedy Show!

Mario had a starring role in a Christian play entitled “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” starring Jacky Clark-Chisholm (Clark Sisters) and Reginald Ballard (Bruh-man from Martin). In addition to his thespian efforts, Mario has appeared in Rodney Perry’s “Off The Chain” on Bounce TV. He is currently editing his latest comedic effort “Beards and Button-Downs” with touring efforts soon to follow.

In 2010, he was the winner of the Kiss 104.1 Big Easy Comedy Competition in Atlanta in which he represented the City of Atlanta in New Orleans, LA. After winning the competition, he opened shows for Jay Lamont, Earth Quake, Gary Owens and DC Curry. He was also a finalist in the Steve Harvey Morning Show and Nephew Tommy “50 Comics Deep” Comedy Competition. He has hosted the Atlantic City Comedy Festival held in Atlantic City, NJ, with Mike Epps. He was a feature in the Royal Comedy Tour starring DL Hughley, Sommore and Bruce Bruce.