Dear Linda, On behalf of Northwest Connecticut’s Chamber of Commerce, we would like to thank you for being a keynote at this year’s WOW! Forum held on October 1st at the Warner Theatre’s Carole & Ray Near Performing Arts Center. We all needed that laughter and we’re so glad we waited to have you there in person this year! You were hilarious!
For seventeen consecutive years, hundreds of business people have attended the full day conference and have come away motivate, energized and inspired by speakers such as yourself.
Your involvement in the Forum was valuable to all attendees and we appreciate you sharing your talents. You helped make this year’s WOW the best yet!
October 7, 2021
Linda Belt is a True Professional and a very funny person, she had the place rolling on the floor laughing. I would definitely hire her again. Thank you Linda for making my function a huge success.
-Lou O, Middlebury, CT, June 6th, 2019 , Private Event
What a wonderful night last night! You are hysterical! I can't tell you how many people approached me to tell me they haven't laughed so hard and had such a good time in a long time. Thank you so much!!
Cindy L, Canton, MA, May 22nd, 2019, Private Event
Hi Linda ….. Actually, I have been remiss in sending you a hearty THANK YOU for a great show!!! Everyone loved it !!! You clearly put effort in to prep and make it personal for Mimi and our group of friends. Linda you ROCK !!! I would tell anyone who hires you that they will be glad they did :) :) :) . Regards, JV
John V, 60th Birthday Party, CT, Dec, 2018
Very accommodating and professional. We will absolutely have Linda back!
Linda delivered and left a positive impression on all who attended. She is a great talent and highly professional. A joy to work with and I would use her again.
Ralph A, private party, Dec, 2017, CT
Linda was awesome! she made everyone laugh. This is what I wanted for my teachers. She was very responsive. I will be sure to hire her again.
-Ridhita G, Fairfield, CT , holiday party for daycare staff, Dec 8th, 2017
Thank you Linda!! Everyone had a great time!! We had so many compliments, everyone enjoyed the show!!
Peggy H, Bridal Shower, NJ, Nov 12th, 2017
Linda was awesome! Incredibly Funny! Will be hiring her again. Class Act! Thanks Linda!
Review by Joseph F. FROM HAVERHILL, MA ON 10/20/2017
Working with Linda was great, her act was great and had the crowd laughing the whole time.
Review by Marcus L. FROM MERIDEN, CT ON 10/21/2017
Linda was a fantastic comedian for our show!! We had a few specific requests and she was more than happy to accomodate us! Our guests had a wonderful time and if we do more of these events in the future, Linda will be first on my list to call! Thank you!
Carrie C, corp event, Sept 21st, Dedham, MA
Linda, Just wanted to say that you were fantastic!!! Everyone raved about you at my sisters shower. I get phone call after phone call about how you were a hit and you made the shower a memorable one!! Thanks again!!
Jenn G, Aug, 2017, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Linda was terrific just what I had hope for and more! There is not a single thing She could have done better. Totally funny, engaging and gets the crowd going. Would not hesitate to hire her again and highly recommend her!
Sharon, Avon, CT, April 22, 2017 60th Birthday Party
The women of Regency are still hysterical!! The phone calls, emails and texts I have received loved your show. We could identify with everything you said. Thank you again. It was our pleasure meeting you and wish you the best.
Hope to have you with us again.
Best, Barbara, Sept 12th, 2016, Adult Community, NJ
Linda was fantastic for my daughter's bridal shower! Her performance was hysterical! She was prompt, professional and reasonable. I'm still reading Facebook posts of how much everyone enjoyed her show and how it was the best shower they ever attended! Her jokes were tasteful and fitting for young and old. I would definitely recommend her for entertainment!!!
Donna B, Farmington, CT, June 17th, 2016
Linda was extremely professional and so much fun!! My guests loved her and complimented how much she added to our shower. She was very funny and was very nice! We all loved her!!
Sharon G, Bridal Shower @ Pittsfield, MA, June 5th, 2016
Thank you so much for all the laughs last night... You were fabulous! We really appreciate it!
Tracy, School PTO fundraiser, Avon CT, April, 2016
We had lots of positive feedback on the evening! Many said we should do annual comedy night! So, I will be in touch with you to help plan comedy night for next year!
You are a delight!!
Private Community Event
Good morning Linda,
I just wanted to say "Thank you" for a wonderful performance on Sunday at my daughter's shower. It was perfect and we all loved it! Thank you again and I will most certainly will recommend you in the future!!!
Debbie M, Oceanside NY, Jan 10th, 2016
This was our first time with a comedian and Linda was terrific! Our community is buzzing this morning with how much they enjoyed laughing. Her sound equipment was perfect for the room, her timing spot on and our group easily related to her humor. I would highly recommend Linda for your event.
Mary D, Adult Community, CT, Jan 13th, 2016
Linda guided me through the contract process professionally, explaining what would happen and when, and made clear what responsibilities were hers and which were mine. She followed through on all promised phone calls and emails and arrived well ahead of the scheduled time. She was warm, personable and conversational in all our interactions. On stage she grabbed us all! She used first names of several audience members to personalize the show and was true to the agreed upon PG-13 rating. The material was directly relevant and tailored to the audience. She had us laughing at ourselves and at life. Feedback from audience members is unanimous - Linda Belt is a hit!
Kathleen M, Nov 7th, 2015, Keene, NH, Business/Community Event
I just wanted u to know that I'm still getting comments about how wonderful you were! You are extremely talented -thanks again for a terrific evening!
Jane H, Nov 11th, Dayton, Ohio, Community Event
Linda, thank you so much for making our annual Leslie Brenner Camp Scholarship fundraiser...a FUNrainser. We would still be at Beth Am listening to your humor/jokes if we could! Just an amazing evening for all...especially you! We thank you, and hope you will make a return performance!
Susan S, Nov 14th, 2015, private event
Linda Belt was just fantastic and everyone loved her! She is talented, knows how to work the crowd, and was just wonderful. I will hire her again. Every resident who attended this barbecue wowed over her - we recommend her highly and will be hiring her again!!!
Cyndy A, private event, Salem, MA, Aug 2014
Linda was great! I would highly recommend her for any event.
Renee S, 30th birthday party - Cromwell, CT
Simply Marvelous Experience with her from beginning till showtime! Linda was accommodating from the on-set. She made her performance personal. My daughter loved her and so did the audience.
Lori B, 30th birthday party - Waterbury, CT
Good Morning Linda!
Your performance yesterday was fantastic! Everyone loved it and most of all Nicole loved it!! She was very thankful!!
Not only do I feel that I found a great performer online, I feel we all found a wonderful friend.
I hope to see you again some day! Xoxo
With great appreciation, Marie (Private party, Oakdale, NY) June 3, 2014
Dear Linda, What a great performace - people are still talking! I want to thank you for assisting in raising over $5,000 which will support an entire Financial Reality Fair for 400 students. Thanks again, I will look for future opportunities to see you perform.
Barbara R, Financial Institution Exec. Director, CT, March 7, 2014
Linda, cannot thank you enough - I'm sure you knew from the raucous response,that everybody enjoyed themselves immensely thanks to you. I admire what you do because giving the gift of laughter is a form of healing.And we were all very merry at the end of the night. So again, thank you so much!
Susan, Birthday Celebration @ Norwood, MA, Jan 16th, 2014
"I hired Linda for my niece's bridal shower. She was a big hit. Her material was appropriate for all ages. We had women in their 20's through their 80's in attendance. She told jokes that the 20's didn't get and visa verse. It was great. Linda also worked in some material I gave her about the bride-to-be and her fiancee which gave the show a personal touch. I had some guests call me after the shower to tell me how much they enjoyed it. If you are looking to do something different for a bridal shower, I would definitely consider hiring Linda. It certainly was more fun than playing those silly bridal shower games. Thanks Linda for the belly laughs and helping to make my niece's bridal shower memorable for all, especially my niece!"
Betty Ann, Middletown, NJ, June 1, 2013
Linda was a wonderful addition to our event. She was very personable and easy to approach upon arrival. The feedback that I heard by those in attendance about her performance was poitive - she was funny and had us all laughing. I would highly recommend Linda to anyone for their comedy event. Thank you Linda for making our night such a success. We all had a great time. I keep thinknig of some of the jokes that you said, and I start to chuckle.
Leslie G, Southington, CT PTO fundraiser - Feb 23rd, 2013
I wanted to say thank you again for the fabulous show. It was nice to hear such honest, stress relieving laughter coming from the crowd (and myself!!!). You did a really great job.
Karlie B, Brattleboro, VT - Jan 26th, 2013
"Matzoh Balls & Meatballs was a fantastic way to kick off the 4th annual Minneapolis Jewish Humor Festival! Linda Belt was so great to work with, and so much fun on stage and off! Our 250+ audience LOVED the show, and we would definitely have her back in the future."
Claire Avitabile, Director of Performing Arts, Sabes JCC
THANK YOU so much for everything! I returned to work on Thursday, and everyone is still talking about their favorite part of your show. The Sanka comment still leaves us laughing daily. All you have to say is "Sannnkka" and someone starts laughing! As a non-profit agency, we could only offer you so much, but your show is worth a million dollars! Again, thank you and we'll see you next year!
Linda gave an outstanding performance at our teacher End-of-the-school-year/Principal's Retirement Party last night! We never stopped laughing! Linda was simply hilarious!!! The material was perfectly pitched towards a room full of middle-aged women. Everyone was still smiling and talking about what a fantastic time they had when they got to work today. Many told me that Linda was worth every penny and that she really made the party one of the most memorable we've ever had!!!
Liz L, Fitchburg, MA - June 11th, 2012
Hi Linda, Thanks for performing at our fundraiser last night and for making us laugh and feel good. I have heard from a number of attendees how much they enjoyed you. You were a smash hit and I greatly appreciate your super performance. Let’s keep in touch!
Karen S, Hartford - May 22nd, 2012
Linda is a talented professional and class act. She put a personal touch to the act and was the icing on the cake for my wife's 40th surprise birthday party. My wife laughed through her entire act and said she really enjoyed it. Linda kept it clean as requested by me, as our children were also in attendance. Linda traveled to perform at our party and on short notice. Many in attendance stated how good she was and I would highly recommend Linda to others. I would use her again in the future if need be.
Mitch G, May 12, 2012
Linda was an amazing addition to our annual fundraising event! She was an absolute delight and had our audience engaged the entire performance. Linda had relevent material that appealed to all age groups and genders. We would absolutely invite Linda back to perform at a future event. I suggest you look into hiring Linda for your next event.
Donna F, April 2012
Linda left us in in stitches of laughter. She was very professional and yet loving/funny at the same time. I would definitely have her again. We are all going through the sames issues in life and Linda was able to cross over to showed the audience comedy sees no color. Simply great...
Cora M, Birthday party- April 21st
Hello Linda, Just wanted to thank you for sharing your comedic talent with us on Sunday! I have received lots of good feedback from our members and guests. They really enjoyed the show!
Donna H, April 15, 2012
Hi Linda - Just wanted to thank you for the wonderful show on Saturday night. Everyone is talking about how great an entertainer you are. I hope we can do this again - I had such a great time and the fundraiser was truly a success. I really enjoyed meeting you and look forward to seeing another one of your performances. Again, thanks so much - you were spectacular.!
Rosemary, Moose Lodge - March 24th, 2012
Linda,The feed back from the night is incredible. You have Many New fans.Everyone loved the show. I wish you would consider coming back next year!!!!! I will be in touch with you when we have a new date for next year. Thank you, Thank you , Thank you , Thank you!!!
P. Foster - Fundraiser, Woodstock, CT March 10th, 2012
Linda's professionalism and flexibility were exceptional to work with. GREAT performance! I cannot praise her enough. We had an amazing time! Thank you Linda :)
Judith R. - Innkeeper - Lenox, MA
Linda was amazing! I hired Linda to perform at my wife's 50th birthday party at a ski lodge in Vermont. Linda was very accomodating and worked with me to complete the details including sneaking her in as a friend and surprising my wife when we introduced Linda as the entertainment for the evening. It's worth noting that our group was only 12 people, ages 21 to 75, which was a concern but Linda was incredible. She actively engaged everyone, knew everyone's name by the end of her performance and had most of us with tears in our eyes from laughing so hard. People were talking about how great she was for hours and into the next morning. You won't be disappointed!
M. Cohen - Party Jan 21st, 2012
Thank you for entertaining our Sisterhood Members at our Paid Up Sisterhood Membership Dinner last week. Our entire membership, young and old, appreciated your witty and insightful humor. You had us peeing in our pants - literally.
You were also a delight to work with. You made our job very easy. And you were right, laughter is about the best gift that we can give our members these days.
Thank you for making our Comedy Night on 10/18 so successful. Your rapor with the audience was outstanding and the attendees are still raving about the night.. Let's do it again.
Linda was fabulous. She was so funny, we could not stop laughing. In terms of accommodating our schedule, we called her and asked her to go on earlier. She did. We we very pleased with her performance.
Rose S. - MA
My husband hired Linda to perform for my 30th birthday party. She had the whole room in stitches and made it one of those parties that everyone talks about for years!! It was incredible. She spent hours beforehand on the phone with my husband getting detailed information about me for my "roast". She even tailored her performance for the younger children in the crowd. Thanks for making my 30th unforgettable!
Sara M. - Birthday Party, Meriden, CT
She was great! Highly recommended. Small crowd, which can be difficult - but she had us all laughing.
Susan G - Bar Mitzvah, Chadds Ford, PA - March 2011
Linda performed at a Hospital event for Case Managers she was very professional and funny. The group was hosted at a lunch followed by Linda she brought the audience in and they enjoyed her very much. We received many calls thanking us for a wonderful luncheon. Many thanks Linda for a job well done. Along with her performance she was on time and followed up before the event.
Linda performed at our 35-Year High School Reunion where about 65 people attended from all over the country. She was great! We all enjoyed her show, it was a great ice-breaker. She asked me a few questions in advance about people in our class, and was able to pick some of them out from their nametags and make them part of the show. It made everyone feel included, and like she was part of our high school crowd! And she is hysterically funny, especially when she gets on a roll. Would DEFINITELY book her again for another event, and I know the other organizers feel the same way.
After choosing Linda for our Fire Dept Comedy Night fundraiser, it was immediately obvious that she was a professional. Her questions about the event, as well as some suggestions to us, were very useful. Linda's act was great. She had everyone laughing right from the start. All through the evening people from the community attending our event, all commented on how she was really great to have for our show. There was nothing I would have changed, she did a really great job for us. She's a comedian I will bring back, down the road as our event grows. Thank you Linda!! I'd be happy to talk to anyone considering using Linda for your event.
Andy S - Fire Dept. Fundraiser
Linda was a hit the minute she walked into the room and opened her mouth. She incorporated our profession into her humor as requested and kept the audience in hysterics the entire time she was on stage, ending with a standing ovation! I guess that is an entertainer's ultimate critique of their work. I would highly recommend Linda to anyone looking for a comedien and wish her the very best of luck! It was a pleasure to meet and work with her.
J. Roberts - pvt event, Middletown, CT
Linda showed up to the shower on time with a huge smile on her face. She was hilarious! Geared her material toward being a mom and wife which was perfect for a baby shower with 50 women in the room! Without a doubt I would recommend Linda for any type of party or shower. Side note...after her performance she did take a moment to congratulate the mom to be and reflected on her own experience of being a mom for 19 years which was so sweet and very moving. LOVED her and hope to hire her again some day! Thank you Linda!
Kristen S - baby shower, Cranston, Rhode Island
Wow! Linda was excellent in every way. She was professional, persistent, accomodating, and she stayed in touch every step of the way. She arrived early on the night of the show and was ready to go as soon as we were. Her jokes were very funny and our club members were still talking about her two days after the show. You will not be disappointed if you have Linda do your next event.
Tony C - Branford, CT, August, 2010
this was a 60th birthday party for my wife...we loved Linda..she had us laughing so hard...one of my guests almost fell out of her seat...her delivery was perfect and she was able to incorporate jokes (from the things we told her)as if she knew my wife...she was on time and started when she told me she would start..that's a real plus for me...
Paul K - NYC
Dear Linda, Just a little note with a BIG thank you for making us laugh at our Donor Function Sunday, May 16. You were terrific and left us in great spirits knowing that our Hadassah event was a huge success - "Because of You"!!! Again, Thank You! With much appreciation - wishing you continued success.
Fondly, E. Lowenberg - May, 2010
Linda was terrific; she gave us a great, fast-paced show with many laughs. The audience was very receptive and obviously enjoyed her very much, judging by the feedback that I received. She was onstage for about 55 minutes--and her act had a nightclub feel--quick, funny and irreverent.She was also very accommodating--willing to adjust her act according to the sensibilities of the audience. I highly recommend Linda.
Irene S - 5/2/2010, Fundraiser, Middletown, CT
From our first phone call I knew Linda was going to be the perfect entertainment for my sister's bridal shower. She's a funny lady all the time, not just when she's on stage. Her professionalism made me, the control freak matron of honor, relaxed and confident that our guests were in for a fun afternoon. She delivers exactly what she promises; the young hipsters AND grandmothers were all in stitches! I strongly recommend Linda Belt to anyone looking to take their event up a notch. Linda, thank you so much for making Diana's Bridal Shower a day she (and her closest gal pals) will not soon forget.
Kate B - 3/20/2010, Shower, Branford, CT
Linda thank you!! All the comics were unbelievable and both Ray and myself appreciate everything you did for our organization. I was recently contacted by the president asking for your number and requesting to do another show towards the end of the year. So hopefully we will see you again soon.
Jeffrey for Shriners of MA
This was our first Comedy Night and Linda was a tremendous help through every step of the process. We sold out our event and Linda was a big hit! I am still getting compliments on what a fantastic event it was and they can't wait to come to the next one! Thank you Linda!
Amy S - 2/13/2010, Community Event, Sherman, CT
Linda Belt was incredible!!! I would definitely hire her again for another event. I have also had people ask me about her who had been at our venue. Everyone had rave reviews for Linda! I had no doubts that she would do an awesome job. I always had a great time talking with her on the phone so I knew she would knock the crowd out.
Lisa L - 11/13/2009, Celebration, Newington, CT
AWESOME!!! Thank you so much for making a very boring baby shower into a fabulous,extremely funny and one to remember baby shower. You are one beautiful funny lady. Michael can't wait to get you back to the Elks. thank you
Gail G - 11/15/09, MA
Linda was wonderful. Truly made our dinner a hit. She was professional, on time and I would use Linda again.
Gregory F - Community Event, Germantown, NY 2009
Linda was a blast! What a way to lighten up a bridal shower! Everyone loved her and she was on time, accomodating, and so, so funny! I would recommend her to anyone- thanks Linda!
-Nicole P, Shower, Lincoln, RI, 2009
Linda Belt entertained us at our Holiday party and she was terrific. I received great feedback from everyone about her great jokes and the way she fashioned her act towards our group. Love the big equipment jokes!! Thank you, Linda!!!!
-Celine L, Christmas Party, Meriden, CT, 2008
She was funny. They loved her and she did exactly what she said she would (make us laugh!) without offending. I'd book her again in a heartbeat.
-Margo C, Convention, Southington, CT, 2009
Just wanted to thank you for your performance last night at the hospital. You were well received. Lots of positive feedback! Everyone had a really good time and laughed their heads off! Amazing how much we all have in common. Everyone said they could really relate to your jokes. I especially enjoyed it. You are one funny lady. Thanks again for making our Comedy Night a great night out for our staff.
I just want you to know what a great comedienne you are. Everyone enjoyed every minute of it. Kenny is a very happy man today after such a fun night. I am especially grateful to my BFF for finding you.
We will look for you when we need a good night of laughter.
Have a great summer!!
Thank you again for your wonderful show! Everyone absolutely loved it. I got a tremendous amount of positive feedback. Something funny, light and not about work was exactly what the crowd needed to end their evening!
- Cheryl K. - March, 2009
"Linda Belt has proven her mastery of the art of comedy, making those around her laugh and enjoy her presence.
Linda takes what we all see, do, wear, shop for, eat, talk about and whatever else and manages to make us all look at the absurdity and humor in our lives and the world around us. Unlike the talking-heads of television who can also make us think about our lives, Linda has a way of bringing the world into focus from the perspective of a Jewish daughter of hard-working Jewish parents from the gritty streets of Jersey City, NJ. That vantage point, and the baggage that travels with it, can take the most insurmountable in our lives and make us laugh at our position and take a new look at the possible outcomes.
Okay, so you may have some issues with bringing a loose cannon of comedic entertainment into your House of Worship, I can understand your reluctance. All that I can say is that having seen Linda handle her material and the audience in front of her with agility and sensitivity, while still being able to have the audience in near painful "stitches," I would highly recommend that you welcome Linda into your House and let her work her magic into reality."
I want you to know that we may need you back in the spring – all of the feedback was tremendously positive and while others have been proposing other types of events all of the ladies are pushing for another ladies comedy night! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves – THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! It was a pleasure!
I must tell you our pastor rarely comments on school events and he personally came over to tell me that he heard nothing but great things with our ladies night – my hats off to you Linda for making our event such a success!
You are so gifted as a comic. I had the true pleasure of seeing you today at the luncheon given to the PreSchool teachers at the Comfort Inn. I did not know that our Director hired a comic...so you were truly a gift! Just a little side note...please thank your Mom for me, I will no longer be eating the pretzel out of the bowls!!!!!
"We were at Lake Morey in Vermont this past weekend and you were fabulous!!!
... It was great just to laugh and relate to all of the things you were saying about family life. Your husband, your children and of course the PTA. We loved it and laughed out loud. We did not know there was going to be a comedian there for the ladies weekend and it was a big bonus for us. Thanks for the fun!"
- Doreen, Southington CT
“She’s versatile enough to use in any slot, although I prefer to have her close a show for the simple reason that I would never want to follow her. She’s that strong!!”
- Barbara Jurgelas, Comic / Booker
“Your opening act was exactly what we had envisioned and hoped for to begin the program. Some of the comments that we received were ‘delightful, fantastic and loved her!’ You have an amazing gift!”
- Liz Michelson, ECHN Community Health Promotion
"Linda, last night I went to the Emmanuel Synagogue to see the Comedy show and I have to tell you we had a blast all of you were GREAT!!!!! My friends and I would love to come out and see all of you at your places on the town whenever possible.
I just wanted to Thank you for a great time last night.!!!!!"
- Tina Iser
"Belt didn’t disappoint [her friend, or] the audience, launching into sassy bits about love, life, men, motherhood and PTA moms; Belt covered it all."
- Christian Welch, Reporter for The Leader on Jan 26, 2007 Show at Cornerstone Inn, Carlstadt, NJ