For the past thirteen years, Adam has been a fixture in both the New York City storytelling and comedy scenes. He is the winner of 20 SLAMS at The Moth (18 StorySLAM victories and 2 GrandSLAM Championships) with 20 different winning stories. He has toured across North America with The Moth Main Stage and has appeared on The Moth Radio Hour Episode 1305, Episode 1410 and The Moth Podcast.
Adam is a regular on the legendary comedic storytelling show Nights of Our Lives at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He has also been part of such shows as Magnet Theater's Armando Diaz Experience (guest monologist), UCB's Asssscat 3000 (guest monologist), Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, Big Terrific, The Liar Show, Mortified, and RISK.
Adam has been performing his Time Out New York Magazine's Critic's pick "You can't not like him!" monthly solo show The Adam Wade from NH Show since January 2010. The show is also a frequent New York Times 'Comedy Pick of the Week' and was part of Ruth Pennebaker's New York Times feature.
Adam was a speaker at TEDx PennQuarter in Washington, DC where he spoke about REINVENTING Storytelling [video].
Autumn 2015, Adam released 'Adam Wade: The Human Comedy', his debut storytelling/comedy album recorded live in front of a sold out crowd at The Bell House in Brooklyn. The week it was released by New Wave Entertainment / Comedy Dynamics, it shot up to #3 on the iTunes Comedy Chart and was featured on SiriusXM's Raw Dog Comedy Channel.
The New Yorker Magazine's Sarah Larson recently wrote a profile on Adam and his album.
New York Comedy Festival
Time Out New York Magazine's "Stars of the Future" showcase
Nantucket Film Festival's annual Late Night Storytelling event
Gotham Storytelling Festival
Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA)
Philadelphia First Person Arts Festivals.
HBO's GIRLS Season 5 - actor
Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer Season 2 and Season 3 - actor
Arise TV 360 Entertainment - panelist
NFL NETWORK's Top 10 Football Follies - panelist
ESPN's Mayne Street - actor
ESPN's Classic Now
Sketches and Super Bowl Media Day interviewer
COMEDY CENTRAL's Tough
Crowd With Colin Quinn - sketch actor
NBC's Late Night With Conan
O'Brien - sketch actor
Bloomberg's Conversations with Coders - Host
2 Dope Queens
You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes
WNYC with reporter Jim O'Grady on a commuter tour of NYC's Port Authority Bus Terminal
The Moth Radio Hour 1
The Moth Radio Hour 2
NPR's All Things Considered
NPR's Snap Judgment
Vanity Fair Comedy Editor Mike Sacks' Doin' It Podcast
Dale Radio Podcast Interview
The Magnet Theater Podcast
MORTIFIED Podcast #29 on PRX / RADIOTOPIA
Jonathan Mitchell's The Truth
The Todd Barry Podcast
Talking Meatballs and Stories with Monte Belmonte, WRSI FM
The Talk of Shame Podcast hosted by Streeter Seidell
Sorry I've Been So Busy Podcast
Andy Beckerman's Beginnings Podcast
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre's podcast, A Funny Thing
The Soundtrack Series Podcast
WFMU's 7 Second Delay
Public Radio WHYY
Mediander Comedy Spotlight
WNYC Sandy Helps Make Neighbors Family
Sundays with Marie Tumblr
Kittycats as People featured on Vulture.com/NYMAG.COM
New York Press Martha Cool Girl
New York Press Pork Sucks
The New York
And Here's the Kicker - Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers About Their Craft
'Writing Comedy for Live Storytelling: An Interview with Adam Wade'
by Mike Sacks (Vanity Fair)
STORYTELLING CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS:
Adam is a seasoned teacher of his craft. Since 2010, Adam has been teaching a variety of 6-week Storytelling Classes at NYC's Magnet Theater. For full details click here.
He has also conducted workshops with
- The New York Times
- United Nations
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
- CUNY Grad School of Journalism
- Pace University
- Mercy College
- Fleishman Hillard
Adam was nominated for 'Best Actor in a Movie Short' at the
2014 Madrid International Film Festival for his co-starring role in Shonali Bhowmik's Sardines Out of A Can (watch here).