Kaplan has appeared on Comedy Central's show Live at Gotham and in promotional work for the television station. He has been featured on ABC News Now. He tours North America regularly, having performed over 1,000 shows at comedy clubs. He was a semifinalist in the 2006 Boston Comedy Festival and in the 2006 Seattle Comedy Competition. He was a participant in Comedy Central's 2007 competition, Open Mic Fight, as one of the nine finalists. In 2008, a reader poll by Boston's The Phoenix named Kaplan Local Comedian of the Year.He was part of Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy festival in 2009.