Richwood
February 22, 2024
Richwood resident and comedian, Lee Mays, will tape his first stand-up special in Utah on March 30. The comedy show will then be available to purchase through Dry Bar Comedy, an online platform with more than 150 million monthly views. (Photo submitted)

Richwood comedian set to tape first special

 

By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Lee Mays has the kind of second job some people only dream of.

“I’m basically a nurse aid by day and a comedian by night.”

Mays, who lives just west of Richwood, works as a state tested nurse aid (STNA) in his daily life but has been actively involved in the comedy world for more than a decade, working venues and telling jokes. That work has led him to his first stand-up comedy special, which is set to tape next month in Utah.

“It’s a huge opportunity for someone like me who started one way and went another,” he said.

That path has led him in a number of directions, but now, as an STNA, Mays cares for peo…

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