The Lyric Hyperion

Upcoming Shows
  • Saturday October 1st 08:00PM
  • Working It Out with Ray Ellin
  • Besides being a self-proclaimed expert on Barry Manilow and Little House on the Prairie, Ray Ellin is a host, comedian, producer, and writer. He is the host of the upcoming tv show Trivia Truck, and the upcoming podcast Wild Night Nights on the Prairie.Ray was an executive producer of Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, which wrapped its third season right before the NYC lockdown. He was profiled on Dateline NBC, where it was discovered that his blood pressure actually drops when he’s onstage. Ray was the host of the all-new Gong Show Live, a resurrection of the legendary 70s talent competition, and he was the popular host of Late Net with Ray Ellin, the groundbreaking comedy/variety show to simultaneously combine both in-studio and interactive online audiences, live. The show featured A- List celebrities, top comedians, and musical guests including Chevy Chase, Hank Azaria, Leonard Nimoy, Paul Shaffer, Fran Drescher, and more. Ray was also the host/writer of the tv shows New York Now, Brain Fuel, and The Movie Loft.  Ray produced and directed the film The Latin Legends of Comedy, which he sold to 20th Century Fox. The film came in third in per-screen average during its limited theatrical release. Ray is the owner of Aruba Ray's Comedy Club on the island of Aruba. The venue recently celebrated its nine-year anniversary, and does approximately 100 shows a year, featuring top US comedians on each show (including Ellin). The wildly successful venue is rated Number One on TripAdvisor for ‘Best Show’ and ‘Best Nightlife Activity.’Ray co-starred in the romantic comedy “Killing Cinderella,” has appeared on numerous television programs, and has been featured in many tv commercials including those for Volkswagen, Microsoft, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser.Ray is a regular performer and host at the NY Comedy Club and Comedy Cellar in New York City.
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  • Thursday October 6th 08:00PM
  • Sam Morrison - "Sugar Daddy"
  • Sam Morrison is just another hack NYC based gay diabetic widow comedian. As a stand up, he recently performed on the segment Bananamore's on the Drew Barrymore Show. He has performed in some of the most prestigious showcases in the country: The Stand Up NBC Finals, The Tonight Show Showcase, RuPaul's DragCon, and named Best of New Talent at the New York Comedy Festival. He hosts Queerotica, a monthly all-queer show at The Strand Bookstore and Hot Candy with Brittany Carney at Soho Playhouse. Sam' solo show Hello, Daddy! was critically lauded at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It was highlighted in GQ, The Independent, and Metro, and received 4 stars+ from The List, Deadline, Scotsgay, and Fringe Review. He is slated to return to the Festival in 2022 with his new hour Sugar Daddy at Gilded Balloon. As a writer, Sam was staffed on the first season (64 episoides) of Blind Date, hosted by Nikki Glaser, currently airing on Bravo. His pilot Daddy reached the 2nd round of the Sundance Lab, Screencraft QF, Big Break QF, Cinequest Semi-Finalist, and received an 8 on The Blacklist. He is represented by Katie Edwards (tv/film/comedy), Maude Reilly (literary), and Megan McWaters (touring) of APA. In the college market, he is represented by Degy Entertainment. Internationally, he is represented by Mick Perrin Worldwide. He is seeking management in the US.
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  • Friday October 7th 08:00PM
  • Sam Morrison - "Sugar Daddy"
  • Sam Morrison is just another hack NYC based gay diabetic widow comedian. As a stand up, he recently performed on the segment Bananamore's on the Drew Barrymore Show. He has performed in some of the most prestigious showcases in the country: The Stand Up NBC Finals, The Tonight Show Showcase, RuPaul's DragCon, and named Best of New Talent at the New York Comedy Festival. He hosts Queerotica, a monthly all-queer show at The Strand Bookstore and Hot Candy with Brittany Carney at Soho Playhouse. Sam' solo show Hello, Daddy! was critically lauded at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It was highlighted in GQ, The Independent, and Metro, and received 4 stars+ from The List, Deadline, Scotsgay, and Fringe Review. He is slated to return to the Festival in 2022 with his new hour Sugar Daddy at Gilded Balloon. As a writer, Sam was staffed on the first season (64 episoides) of Blind Date, hosted by Nikki Glaser, currently airing on Bravo. His pilot Daddy reached the 2nd round of the Sundance Lab, Screencraft QF, Big Break QF, Cinequest Semi-Finalist, and received an 8 on The Blacklist. He is represented by Katie Edwards (tv/film/comedy), Maude Reilly (literary), and Megan McWaters (touring) of APA. In the college market, he is represented by Degy Entertainment. Internationally, he is represented by Mick Perrin Worldwide. He is seeking management in the US.
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  • Saturday October 8th 08:00PM
  • Pancakes From the Edge
  • Veteran character actor & comedian Sam Pancake has been in a boatload of movies, commercials and tv shows but one film he’s not in but remains obsessed with is the Carrie Fisher/ Mike Nichols MASTERPIECE “Postcards from the Edge” starring Meryl Streep & Shirley MacLaine. In fact, he’s so obsessed he cooked up a show of characters, drag, improv, videos and stories inspired by the film. Sounds random, but it’s an evening of laughter & comedy that you will enjoy no matter what!
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  • Sunday October 9th 08:00PM
  • Pancakes From the Edge
  • Veteran character actor & comedian Sam Pancake has been in a boatload of movies, commercials and tv shows but one film he’s not in but remains obsessed with is the Carrie Fisher/ Mike Nichols MASTERPIECE “Postcards from the Edge” starring Meryl Streep & Shirley MacLaine. In fact, he’s so obsessed he cooked up a show of characters, drag, improv, videos and stories inspired by the film. Sounds random, but it’s an evening of laughter & comedy that you will enjoy no matter what!
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  • Wednesday October 12th 08:00PM
  • Mike Cannon
  • Mike Cannon is a New York City-based comedian, podcaster and actor. In May of 2022 Mike released his second independently-produced comedy special, White Privilege Homeless, on YouTube where it received thousands of positive reviews from fans, comedians, and critics alike. His debut comedy special, Life Begins, was released in January 2020 on YouTube and earned a spot on Laugh Button’s Top 35 Comedy Specials of 2020. The album version of Life Begins was released in February 2020 through 800 Pound Gorilla Records. It was recognized as one of Interrobang’s Top 11 Albums of 2020 as well as one of Sirius/XM Raw Dog Radio’s Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2020. Recently, Mike earned critical acclaim for his acting performance as lead in the feature film Timing on Amazon Prime. Mike’s first comedy album, I Think It Just Kicked In, debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts and #7 on Billboard comedy charts, and has over 5 million streams on Pandora.Mike has appeared as a guest on the popular Barstool Sports series Friday Night Pints and Answer the Internet and Comedy Central’s Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, and an actor on Blake Griffin’s Double Cross on TruTV, a panelist on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, a talking head on TruTV’s Greatest Ever and MSG’s The Bracket, a sketch performer on TruTV’s Top Funniest, a comedian panelist on MTV’s Failosophy and Money From Strangers, a regular guest on Fox’s Red Eye, and was a contributing writer and performer for MTV2’s Guy Code. He is a regular guest on several SiriusXM Radio shows, including The Jim Norton and Sam Roberts Show, KFC Radio, Barstool Radio, Barstool Breakfast, The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder and Bennington.Mike currently co-hosts Here’s the Scenario podcast with comedians Mike Feeney and Brendan Sagalow and host of two digital series, Heads Up with Mike Cannon and Mike Takes Edibles. Previously, Mike hosted the long-running Irish Goodbye Podcast and the popular weekly web-series The Weed News with Mike Cannon. He was a co-host of Cosmopolitan Magazine’s series Sexy vs Skanky and a featured performer on VH1’s Why Am I Still Single?Mike has been a guest on several popular podcasts including Andrew Schulz’s: Flagrant 2, Girls Gotta Eat, Chrissy Chaos, Are You Garbage?, Robert Kelly’s You Know What Dude!, Stuff Island, Doug Benson’s Getting Doug with High, Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank, Jim Norton’s The Chip Chipperson Podcast, Joe List’s Mindful Metal Jacket and Jessica Kirson’s Disgusting Hawk. He’s also been a guest on Dad Meat, History Hyenas, OOPS The Podcast, Legion of Skanks, The Dad, Calta and Kelly, Comedy Cellar Nightly, and Opie Radio.In March 2017, Mike performed stand up on AXS Gotham Comedy Live with host and comedy icon Fran Drescher for her debut standup performance. He was a finalist in the 2016 and 2014 New York Comedy Festival’s “NY’s Funniest” contest. Mike is always developing new material. He regularly tours the country, and, when home, he plays all the major New York City clubs including the Comedy Cellar and New York Comedy Club. It makes no difference to him whether he’s performing in a club, a bar, a casino, an elevator (done that twice), a parking lot, a rooftop, on a fake beach in front of a freight train, or in a technically-legal underground speakeasy – comedy is his life. Mike is dedicated to making the majority of you laugh and the rest of you confused, yet oddly satiated.
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  • Saturday October 15th 07:00PM
  • Sarah & Veronika Are Famous (in Canada)
  • Sarah & Veronika are famous (In Canada). They’re starting to realize that although they hail from the worlds second largest country, their Northern notoriety yields as much social capital as corn in a cornfield. Bad metaphor, but this will be a great show! The dolls will deliver music, sketches and improv. Featuring an all star famous cast:Blake RosierDana Donnelley Maddy Kelly& more TBA!
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