Monday Night Comedy Show
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Todd Barry, Michael Che, Claudia Cogan, Barry Rothbart, Nick Turner, Phoebe Robinson
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.
On June 30, NBC’s comedy streaming platform Seeso will release six episodes of Night Train. Filmed in November of 2015, the show features regular performers from the live show like Aparna Nancherla, Brooke Van Poppelen, Clark Jones, Eugene Mirman, Hari Kondabolu, Janelle James, Jeffrey Joseph, Jen Kirkman, Jo Firestone, Jon Benjamin, Josh Gondelman, Kurt Braunohler, Maeve Higgins, Matteo Lane, Michelle Buteau, Michelle Wolf, Natasha Muse, Phoebe Robinson, Sabrina Jalees, Seaton Smith, and more!
Seeso is available for $3.99 per month and provides users access to a wide selection of new comedies as well as many comedy properties from the NBC catalog such as SNL, 30 Rock and Monty Python's Flying Circus. Basically a visual textbook, if you were planning to attend Emerson College and major in comedy... which is a thing a person can do.
Night Train on Seeso is Executive Produced by Wyatt Cenac and Marianne Ways. Produced by Avalon Television, with David Martin, Jon Thoday, and Richard Allen-Turner also Executive Producing.
Todd Barry first performed comedy in 1987 at Coconut's Comedy Club in North Miami, Florida. Since that first performance, Todd has been a guest on nearly every late night show, including three appearances on "The Late Show with David Letterman," ten appearances on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," NBC's "Late Friday," and Comedy Central gave him his own half hour special on "Comedy Central Presents." His acting credits include "Louie," HBO's "Larry Sanders Show," "Sex and the City," "Bored To Death," and “Flight of the Conchords,” voice work on "Lucy, The Daughter of the Devil," "Dr. Katz," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," and "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," and featured roles in the movies “The Wrestler” and "Road Trip."
Photo: Steven Dewall
Michael Che is a stand-up comic from the Lower East Side of Manhattan. As the youngest child of seven, he has been his family's source of comic relief since he was old enough to wear diapers. Growing up with much older siblings, Che became familiar with stand-up comedy at a very young age when he watched Eddie Murphyand Damon Wayans' specials. However, it wasn't until he attended LaGuardia Music and Performing Arts High School that he realized performing could be a future career. Che has been featured at major comedy clubs throughout Manhattan, but has built a name for himself playing alternative rooms in New York's downtown scene.
Claudia Cogan is a comic on the rise. She's been on Last Comic Standing 7 as a semi-finalist, been nominated three times for an Excellence in Comedy in New York (ECNY) award and won the first ever Time Out New York Joke of the Year nod. Claudia is an alum of UCB Theater improv school and played on several house teams. She has performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and at clubs and colleges around the country.
Barry Rothbart is one of the young rising stars in comedy today, appearing recently on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, starring in the new season of MTV's "Punk'd" as well as landing a role as "Ben" on TNT's "Men of A Certain Age". He also co-wrote and starred in the IFC Channel show "Do Whatever", as well as a series of national commercials including: Taco Bell, Honda and Miller Light. He was named a "New Face" and "Best of the Fest" performer at the 2011 Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Fest as well as being invited to the New York, Boston, and Underground Comedy Festivals. Originally starting in NYC in sketch and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade he still continues to perform sketch and recently debuted a one-man character show at the UCB Theater - LA.
Nick Turner made his television debut this year, performing stand up on "Late night with Jimmy Fallon." Nick has also performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival as a "New Face," earning a spot on the "Best of Fest" showcase. Other festivals he performed in this year include SXSW, The New York Comedy Festival and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.
Stand up comedian and writer Phoebe Robinson recently made her television debut on TV Guide’s “100 Shows to See Before You Die.” She was also a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition and was a part of their college tour, which traveled the USA. She has performed in the New York Underground Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and for the second straight year, she appeared in the Women in Comedy Festival. Phoebe has also appeared on Sirius XM’s Raw Dog Comedy Show, in The Daily News, the NY Post as well as on The Smoking Jacket and Rooftop Comedy websites. Her writing has been published in the New York Times and most recently, she became a blogger for the Huffington Post. Currently, she hosts a weekly comedy show at Manchester Pub called Case of the Mondays and performs at venues all over NYC. And every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, you can read her blog Blaria at http://blaria.com.
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