Martin Morrow is originally from Birmingham, AL where he started doing stand-up, improv, and belonged to an award winning sketch/stand-up hybrid “Tubbi and Martin”. Martin has performed in clubs, colleges, and festivals all over the world and has worked with some of the top names in comedy including Tim Allen, Hannibal Buress, Gabriel Iglesias, Amy Schumer, and Katt Williams.
Currently residing in Los Angeles, CA Martin is a recent alumnus of The Second City Mainstage appearing in the 105th Mainstage revue “The Winner…Of Our Discontent” and a former ensemble cast member on the Second City Touring Company and has performed in several shows with Second City as a part of their Outreach & Diversity ensemble in addition to being a a part of the 2015 Second City/NBC Bob Curry Fellowship program, Second City PUMA scholarship recipient and graduate of The Conservatory. In addition to his performance aspect, Morrow also taught specialty improv and stand-up classes at The Second City and wrote for The Second City Network.
Morrow is a former producer of Comedians You Should Know and is formerly a season 13 cast member of the longest running independent comedy showcase, The Lincoln Lodge, and performed improv with 3Peat at iO, Potential Boyfriends at MCL, and was a guest monologist for the Armando.
He has been featured on Comedy Central’s Why? with Hannibal Buress, The Huffington Post, WCIU’s One Night Stand Up, Fox’s Laughs, Windy City Live, Esquire TV, the NFL Network, Audible, a print ad for Skittles and the NFL, and the 9th season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He was named one of the New City Stage Top 50 players of 2016 and one of the top up-and-coming comedians in the country by Splitsider in 2015. He was a finalist in the seventh season of the Impress These Apes comedy competition, and performed in the 2013 TBS Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, 2014 Green Gravel Comedy Festival, 2014 Bridgetown Comedy Festival, 2014 Hell Yes Fest, the 2015 LA Riot Fest, 2015 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, 2015 Wrestle-Geekfest, the 2015, 2016, and 2017 NBC/Second City Breakout Comedy Festival, the 2015, 2016, and 2017 AV Club/Onion 26th Annual Comedy Festival, 2016 Tomorrow Never Knows Festival, 2016 High Plains Comedy Festival, and headlined the 2016 and 2017 Birmingham Comedy Festival, 2017 Altercation Comedy Festival, as well as the 2017 China International Comedy Festival. Roseanne Barr has described him as “electric”, Dan Aykroyd called him “the future of our business”, and Hannibal Burress once told him he’s “a talented kid and a chore to talk to.”