Francesco Paladino studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre / The Actor’s Studio then later went on to earn his SAG card through feature films/tv. He started his stand-up adventure by exploring comedy clubs in NYC. Paladino’s stylized stand-up continues to travel in the coming months throughout tri-state area with The Mother Tour, promoting his upcoming live comedy/spoken word album “I’m Talking to My Mother”. It will soon be available on Itunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Tidal. In this live performances, Paladino explores the topics of sex, music, drugs, religion, and of course Italian mothers. He has headlined at The New York Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live, The Broadway Comedy Club, Dangerfield’s, The Duplex, The Triad, Carolines, Gotham, The Stonewall Inn, The Comedy Cellar, and Stand-Up New York. Paladino has been the featured comic and host for Virgin Records listening parties and is featured in the upcoming season of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.