You will often hear Regina long before you see her. Before taking the plunge into stand-up comedy, Regina worked for many seasons behind the scenes at Saturday Night Live (yes, it’s as awesome as you think it is), and then Whoopi, Whoopi Goldberg’s NBC sitcom (Whoopi is as cool as they come). Regina made her television debut on AXS-TV's "Gotham Comedy Live" (I did this 4 days after my wedding, because when you have the best week, you want to make sure it’s the best week ever). Her stand-up has been featured numerous times on FOX TV's "Laughs." She recently had a great time appearing on the The Dr. Oz Show as herself (but I can't share that clip - thank you, copyright infringement!). She’s performed at colleges all over the United States, and she’s even done comedy in Shanghai, China (I did a show during our honeymoon, because why not?) She’s been a part of the Nantucket Comedy Festival, the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival.
Regina's original musical comedy will make it's world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania in November 2017. The New World has been an incredible experience with an extremely talented creative team comprised of Regina, her writing partner L.F. Turner, and the song and lyrics team of Gary Adler (Altar Boyz) and Phoebe Kreutz. Stafford Arima (Allegiance) has signed on as Director, and Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will choreograph. Regina is also a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.
In 2012, Regina was crowned the new winner in the Ladies of Laughter competition, thereby joining the ranks of the many fabulous female comics who came before her. She was a Semi-Finalist in the 2012 She-Devil Comedy Festival in NYC. Regina was voted Lower Hudson Valley’s Funniest Person in 2011 (I still hope to challenge the Upper Hudson Valley’s Funniest Person). She filmed a "Mom Match" sketch for Nick Mom which aired on Nick Jr. (I played a mom, but I’m not a mom - acting!) You can also find her performing all over the country with The Italian Chicks in a two hour casino style and variety show.
Regina cultivated her stage presence and discovered her love of physical comedy while studying at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB) Theatre in NYC and later performed, wrote and filmed sketches with her all female group Candy Slice.
Regina happily shares her ever evolving story of being a woman in comedy. As a graduate of Barnard College, she was asked to return as the keynote speaker for their Senior Class Dinner (this was a great honor).
In April 2016, Regina was thrilled to become a member of the legendary Friars Club (The history of the club is amazing, and the members make my 98 year old Grandpa feel young - I love it there too).