Monday Night Comedy Show
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Mary Mack, Streeter Seidell, Baratunde Thurston, Kevin Allison, Brooke Van Poppelen
622 Degraw st.
Brooklyn, NY, 11217
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Hosted by Brooklyn-based comedy favorite Wyatt Cenac, Night Train show features comedy from the best local and international stand up comedians, and--at times--special guest appearances by musicians, local celebrities, and the occasional surprise only found in Gowanus.
Mack and her mandolin sing-alongs have been featured on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show, XM, Sirius, and Minnesota's Polka Spotlight. She has performed in the Vancouver Comedy Fest (2007), HBO's Andy Kaufman Awards (2007), Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival (2009), and in 2011 was selected for the San Francisco Sketch Fest's "Dozen," 12 up and coming headliners performing at the Punch Line throughout the fest. Mack had her national TV debut on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham and NBC's Last Comic Standing. She now divides her time among Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and a camper in the woods. She has a couple albums out you can purchase on cdbaby.com or maybe itunes. The world is so complicated. Mary tours all over the country and Canada. Please request her at your local club if you’d like to see her in your town!
Streeter Seidell has been working at CollegeHumor since 2005, when he joined the site to help write CollegeHumor's first book, The CollegeHumor Guide to College. Since then he has written and acted in many CollegeHumor Originals. He can be seen with co-star Amir in "Pranked" on MTV. Seidell is an excellent short biography writer.
Baratunde Thurston is the CEO, co-founder, and hashtagger-in-chief of Cultivated Wit He wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black and served for five years as director of digital for the satirical news outlet, The Onion. When he’s not delivering keynote talks at gatherings such as SXSW Interactive, LeWeb, and Personal Democracy Forum, he writes the monthly back page column for Fast Company and contributes to the MIT Media Lab as a director’s fellow. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics, has advised the Obama White House, has more than 10 years experience in standup comedy, and more than 30 years experience being black. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Kevin Allison, creator and host of RISK!, started his comedy career on the legendary sketch series The State on MTV. In 2009, Kevin discovered his passion for storytelling, and created the critically acclaimed live show and podcast RISK!, where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. RISK! was winner of the 2009 ECNY Award for Best Variety Show and winner of the 2010 ECNY Award for Best Podcast. http://risk-show.com/listen/
Brooke Van Poppelen
Brooke Van Poppelen is a NYC based comic, actress, writer, and co-host of Hack My Life on truTV. Brooke has also been seen on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, @Midnight and John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, and IFC's Comedy Drop. Her web series Seeing Other People which she wrote and starred in with comedian and actress Giulia Rozzi has been garnering critical praise from Glamour, Laugh Spin, and IFC.
$5.00 - $8.00