Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Sean Patton, Brooke Van Poppelen, Mike Lawrence, Brent Sullivan, Josie Long, Tony Deyo
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.
Sean Patton is a comedian based in New York and Los Angeles by way of New Orleans. He cut his teeth doing stand-up in the the Crescent city and has since performed at Caroline’s, The Comedy Cellar, Gotham, The Improv, UCBNY, UCBLA, The Melbourne International comedy festival, The Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival, and many other clubs around the US and Canada. Sean made his basic cable debut on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” his Network TV debut on “Late night with Jimmy Fallon,” and he recently appeared on “Conan”.
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.
Mike Lawrence is a comedian born and raised in South Florida. He began doing comedy as a way to escape the dullness of his job at the McDonald's Drive-Thru and quickly fell in love with it. He moved to New York in 2007, where he could write about all of his miserable life experiences from a safe distance. He has since performed at the New York Comic Con -- a dream come true. He performed at the "New Faces" showcase at the 2010 Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He was also nominated for Best Male Comedian at the 2010 ECNY Awards and featured in Time Out New York. He made his television debut on "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" on Comedy Central on April 14, 2011.
Photo Mindy Tucker.
LA-based stand-up comedian Brent Sullivan describes his act as a true interpretation of himself on stage. Full of dichotomies, he has been described as wonderfully sarcastic, lovingly condescending and “gay – but not gay.” Brent has been featured on the Comedy Central series “Live at Gotham” and developed his own live show, "Fag Life: A Conversation with Fred Phelps" at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. His live show became such a success he was given an extended run and continues to tour the show with the UCB Theater Company. Brent is also the co-creator and co-star of the hilarious web series "It Gets Betterish," which MTV’s Clutch Blog included on it's "5 Web Comedies to watch" list.
Often described as a unique voice in comedy, Josie Long is one of the most respected comedians of her generation. Having started stand-up at age 14, she went on to win the BBC New Comedy Award and came in second in So You Think You're Funny at age 17.
Josie went on to support Stewart Lee on his national tour, winning Chortle UK's Best Newcomer (2005) and Breakthrough Act (2007) awards. In 2006, her show “Kindness and Exuberance” won the Perrier Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe, and since then Josie has racked up three consecutive nominations for the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award and performed in Montreal, Melbourne (where she won the 2007 Barry Award), Adelaide and New Zealand. In 2015 she performed her show “Cara Josephine” in New York and Los Angeles after sold-out shows in Edinburgh and London, and, in 2016, she debuted her newest show “Something Better” at London’s Soho Theatre and The Barrow Street Theatre in NYC.
On television, Josie has appeared on the UK programs The News Quiz, Just A Minute, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, The Alternative Comedy Experience, Have I Got News For You and 8 out of 10 Cats, and Drunk History, as well as Australia's Thank God You're Here. She also investigated the rise of online comedy for The Culture Show on BBC2. She has written and starred in two short films, Let’s Go Swimming and Romance and Adventure and is currently developing her first feature-length project.
Josie has also written for BBC Radio, including two contributions to The Afternoon Play and her own series based on her show Romance and Adventure. She has been a regular guest on a The Back End Of Next Week, and was the co-host of BBC 6 Music Saturday mornings with Andrew Collins in 2011. Josie became popular with young radio listeners through a weekly feature on the Radio 1 series Switch, where she announced words that children had to immediately put into their homework. Josie currently presents Short Cuts for BBC Radio 4, which has reached #2 in the iTunes podcast download chart.
Josie is also a regular contributor to the Guardian Guide, as a columnist and cartoonist, and she wrote for, and appeared in, the first two series of Skins as well as directed their online content. She is currently developing her charity Arts Emergency, which works to make arts & humanities degrees accessible to all who want to study them.
A rising young talent, Deyo is known for his sharp, quick material and near perfect comedic timing almost certainly gained from his years as a professional symphony musician. In 2007, he had the incredible opportunity to perform at the prestigious HBO Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2011, he was named one of the year's best by the New York Post, has been heard on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show, and can be heard regularly on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
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