Monday Night Comedy Show
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Questlove, Kate Berlant, Rob Cantrell, Joe DeRosa, Doogie Horner, David Smithyman, + a surprise!
635 Sackett 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.
Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, also known as Questlove, is the drummer and co-founder of the band The Roots. In addition to helping create the neo-soul movement, Questlove is known for his work on such groundbreaking hip-hop albums as Things Fall Apart (1999) and Phrenology (2002). Since 2008, he has come to popular acclaim as part of the house band for the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon talk show. Please note that Questlove will be appearing to take part in a chat/interview segment with Wyatt Cenac. He will not be performing music or DJing.
Based in New York City, Kate Berlant performs her psychedelic, absurdist stand-up in some of the most celebrated alternative comedy shows in New York and Los Angeles. Her weekly show “Crime & Punishment” at the famed Lower East Side music venue the Cake Shop regularly features beloved comics like Reggie Watts, Michael Showalter and Janeane Garofalo. Often improvised, her stream-of-consciousness comedy often leaves people wondering what just happened to them– in a good way! Her act has been described as “if David Lynch did stand-up.” She has performed her PowerPoint presentation, “An Illustrative Colonoscopy into an Epistemological Kitty Cat” in several NYC gallery spaces, and was selected by Brooklyn’s 2011 SITE Fest as a featured performer.
Stand-Up comedian, actor, rapper, writer and coffee expert Rob Cantrell has been seen on several TV networks, he has made appearances most recently (2013) on Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert” and FX’s “Totally Biased with W Kamau Bell”. From 2010-12, Cantrell performed in two full-length Hip-Hop music videos shown on Comedy Central’s “Atom Films” TV program, he was seen in a promo for HBO’s “Flight Of The Concords” and toured in the long running play “The Marijuana-Logues”. He has performed at Bonnaroo, SXSW and the New Music Seminar. On June 1st 2013, Rob released his first all music comedy album titled “Dreams Never Die” with 7 original songs. Rob is based in Brooklyn, NY. He was born and raised in Washington DC, but spent part of his youth in a small town in southern Virginia enjoying cheese biscuits. Cantrell first started performing stand-up comedy when he moved to San Francisco after graduating from college with an English Degree and a brown corduroy jacket with paisley patches on the sleeves. After three years of performing Stand-Up in San Francisco, he gained national attention as a top ten finalist on the very first season “Last Comic Standing” on NBC television. He then moved to LA for a while, enjoyed it, but decided he wanted to hone his craft in New York City. He moved to New York in 2005, he now lives in the “County Of Kings” and enjoys designing rainbows with his mind.
Joe DeRosa performs constantly, making appearances of all kinds. Recently he had a guest role on HBO’s “Bored to Death” and FX’s “Louie”. He is a regular on the Opie and Anthony radio show on Sirius XM and Fox New’s “Red Eye”. Joe was featured in his own Comedy Central Presents special and released two albums, most recently “Return of the Son of Depression Auction,” on Comedy Central Records. Joe recently made his directorial debut with the film “Shooting Angles,” which stars himself, Bill Burr, Robert Kelly and Colin Quinn.
Doogie Horner is a writer, designer, and stand-up comedian. He was a semi-finalist on America's Got Talent and his charts and writing have appeared in Wired, Fast Company, McSweeney's, and numerous other publications. He designed the cover of the New York Times bestseller Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. He was the only comedian to make it to the semi-finals on America's Got Talent in 2010, where he began his unlikely run by winning over an unruly crowd in New York City. He continues to perform standup across the country, but especially in Philadelphia, where he hosts the monthly comedy show the Ministry of Secret Jokes.
Failing to ever fulfill his true potential as a child actor, David Smithyman moved from Australia to New York City in 2004. Since then, he has performed in showcases for IFC, MTV, and Comedy Central, as well as becoming a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up For Diversity competition in Los Angeles. Currently, he works helping kids write their own stand-up at Gotham Comedy club as part of the Kids ’n Comedy program, and is about to embark on NBC’s 2013 Stand Up For Diversity College tour.
$5.00 - $8.00