As seen on Comedy Central, called “amazing” by The Laugh Button, “bleakly hilarious” by The AV Club. “highly original” by Penthouse Magazine, a “Gem” by RE:Com Chicago Comedy magazine, “Killing it” by the Chicago Tribune, “hilarious” by Westword, “Fearless” by ComedyofChicago.com, “starkly original” and “impressive and refreshing” by Creative Loafing, Sean White was just listed as one of the top 16 comics in Chicago by Chicago Magazine “with jokes that look misery straight in the eye” and has been performing over 11 years in clubs across 3 countries.
His brutally honest style has landed him in the Hong Kong International Comedy competition, Bridgetown Comedy Fest, 10,000 Laughs Fest, LaughFest, Boston Comedy Fest, Laughing Skull Fest, Chicago Comedy Expo, and the Crom Comedy Fest. His debut album, Dead and Gone was called, “an essential rumination about loss” by the Chicago Tribune with “a point of view unique among comics” and listed as the “best comedy album” by UNScene Comedy, “Best Comedy Track of 2015” by AXS, and was listed in The AV Club’s “Best of 2015 so far”.
Originally from Alabama, Sean is now located in Chicago and can be seen in showcases, clubs, and family reunions throughout the Midwest and South.
Chicago Magazine | 16 Chicago Comics You Should Check Out This Fall
Chicago Tribune | Stand-up Scene: Mortality is a tricky subject for comedy
Chicago Tribune | Stand-up Scene: Truth in comedians
Comedy of Chicago | Comedy Through Tragedy
The Steamroller | Interview
Creative Loafing | Laughing Skull
Chicago 88.1FM | 4 Chicago Comics to See
The Laugh Button | Album Review
The AV Club | Best Albums of 2015 so far
UNScene Comedy | Best Comedy Album Released May 2015
Westword | Interview