The Comedy Kings, Queens, And Clubs Of Westchester County

westchesterOnce a month, Piazza Roma’s Italian cuisine is upstaged by its comedy talent. The “Roma Room” transforms into a comedy club, and, instead of a cheesy two-drink minimum, the audience gets to partake in an Italian buffet dinner. Comedy nights are hosted by Fran Capo, a comedian and multiple world-record-holder. Ask her about her accomplishments—but listen carefully, as one of her titles is that of the world’s fastest talking female, at least according to the Guinness Book of World Records. (How fast? Try 603.32 words in 54.2 seconds.) Capo has been building a following for the comedy nights at the restaurant since 2009 and has seen the audience grow since then. “Almost all shows are sold out,” she says proudly. The shows take place one Friday a month, and reservations are required—early. Westchester Magazine

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