Monday Night Comedy Show
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Jim Tews, Aparna Nancherla, Louis Katz, Andy Blitz, + more!
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.
Jim Tews is a man of many comedic talents who has been clawing his way to the middle for nearly a decade. Since starting as a standup comic in Cleveland eight years ago, he's traveled the country and relocated to New York City.
In 2007 he was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, In 2008 he created the "popular" web series The Opener for HBO's new media division and in 2010 he was the winner of the New York Comedy Contest. He was also one of this years New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal. His work has been featured on the front pages of YouTube, MySpace and several other online outlets that were once considered relevant. He has yet to completely accept his parents' divorce and is on a foolish quest to get them back together. Will he accidentally find wisdom and maturity along his journey?
Queen of that slightly cynical but innocent humor, Aparna Nancherla has been winning audiences everywhere she goes. You may have caught her on “Last Comic Standing”, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Aspen Rooftop or WTF podcast. Writer and player on W. Kamau Bell’s “Totally Biased” Aparna is sure to be soaking up the laughs. Look out for her on SF Sketchfest’s comedy lineup this year.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Louis’s comedy career began at the incredibly early age of 9 when as part of a school project he submitted several jokes to “The Tonight Show,” two of which were read on air by Johnny Carson. After graduating from UC Berkeley, he began performing stand-up throughout the Bay Area and quickly made a name for himself. He is now a professional comedian based in New York who can be seen at clubs and colleges across the country. Louis has performed at the Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival, the Atlanta “Laffapalooza” Comedy Festival, the Amsterdam “Toomler International” Comedy Festival and the Vancouver Comedy Festival. He has appeared on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” Jamie Foxx’s “America’s Funniest Comics,” and HBO’s “Down & Dirty w/Jim Norton.” His half-hour “Comedy Central Presents” special airs in early 2011, coinciding with the release of his debut comedy album, “If These Balls Could Talk,” on Comedy Central Records.
Andy Blitz was a writer for Late Night with Conan O'Brien for nine years, having won five Writers Guild Awards as a member of the writing team. Andy has also written for Jon Benjamin Has A Van, Eagleheart, Important Things with Demetri Martin, Human Giant, among others. Andy has performed his stand-up on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Late Friday on NBC, and at the Aspen and Montreal Comedy Festivals.
$5.00 - $8.00