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2014.04.07

Comedian/Actor/Writer Mark Riccadonna and RR Join Forces In A 360 Deal

Realize Records announced today that they have signed a deal with NYC actor/comedian/writer Mark Riccadonna. Riccadonna, who has shared the stage with the likes of Robin Williams and Jerry Seinfeld, will release his debut comedy album "Drinks, Jokes, and Storytelling" on July 8th. Mark, who is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, has a featured role in the upcoming film, "Days of Power" which is scheduled to begin shooting June 2014 and is one of the subjects of a upcoming documentary about the comedy rise and fall in the 80's and 90's. 

"We are thrilled to be in a partnership with such a talented artist. Mark brings such a sense of fun to any working environment while somehow maintaining a packed tour schedule and endless work ethic. We have a lot of exciting projects we are looking forward to bringing to fruition." says label CEO Michel Grey. In addition to the live stand up CD, Mark, who has extensively toured US and other countries such as Germany, China, and Iraq is also in pre-production on a podcast, web series and feature film written by MTV writer/comedian Sean Lynch (Celebrity Deathmatch). Riccadonna says, "So excited to work with a group who loves this art form and business as much as I do. There are so many great visions on the horizon for us, can't wait to work together. I am particularly excited about our new line of Irish Coffee and Dirty Martinis."

Mark is currently touring the East Coast with upcoming shows at The Tropicana in Atlantic City and NYC's Comic Strip Live. To find out more about Riccadonna’s web series, films, and upcoming CD releases and to see the full tour schedule visit his website www.markriccadonna.com or by checking out his page on www.realizerecords.com.