The BYT Bentzen Ball Presents:
Nick Kroll, Moshe Kasher
Sara Schaefer, Seaton Smith, Martha Kelly, Haywood Turnipseed Jr., Adam Friedland
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009
Doors 6:00 PM
Nick stars as 'Ruxin' on FX's critically acclaimed series, THE LEAGUE. Nick's Comedy Central Series, KROLL SHOW, which he created and stars in, will premiere on the network January 2013. Nick's Comedy Central hour-long special, THANK YOU VERY COOL, was recently released on DVD and premiered to a fantastic response.
Additionally, Nick has lent his voice to the animated series, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM and AMERICAN DAD. He also has recurring roles on Adult Swim's CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL and NBC'S PARKS AND RECREATION.
Nick has also appeared in GET HIM TO THE GREEK, opposite Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS, opposite Paul Rudd, and DATE NIGHT, opposite Steve Carell and Tina Fey. Other feature credits include LITTLE FOCKERS, I LOVE YOU MAN and A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ORGY.
Nick's writing work includes contributions to CHAPPELLE'S SHOW, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM, HUMAN GIANT and the best-selling coffee table book, BAR MITZVAH DISCO, which he co-wrote. He has been named one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" and was featured in Comedy Central's "Hot List of '09".
Nick currently lives in Los Angeles and performs stand-up all over the country.
Moshe Kasher. Comedian. Child Genius. Jew. Jew Comedian. OBGYN. Pleasure center. Good tipper. Guiding light. Beefcake.
He lives alone in LA.
Featured on: NBC's E!'s "Chelsea Lately","Late Night With Jimmy Fallon", Comedy Central, "Conan","Carson Daly", Showtime's "Shameless", MTV.
He is a writer on NBC's "The New Normal", the Co-host of "The Champs" podcast and the author of the acclaimed memoir "Kasher In The Rye" on Grand Central Publishing.
Selected as one of Variety Magazine's "Ten Comics to Watch", LA Times, "Faces to Watch" Itunes "Comic of the year"
Things people have said:
"Everything you want in a comedian" - East Bay Express;
"Displays a fiery frustration and agile, confident showcase of his neuroses" - SF Examiner;
"One of SF's open secrets" - SF Chronicle;
"Smart, dirty, sharp, self-deprecating and ultimately hilarious" - Denver Post
"(With) a powerful comedic voice and amazingly wide range…(He is) one of the most important comics to watch out for"- Punchline Magazine
"Hunk" - East bay Express.
People really seem to like him. Please, go to Netflix and watch his comedy special "Moshe Kasher Live In Oakland". Please, read his book. Please, think of the children.
Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer based in New York City. She is the co-host of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live airing Tuesdays at 11 pm. She won two Emmy awards for her work as the Head Blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, was one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2010, and has written for BestWeekEver.tv and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Sara has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever, FX, MTV, E!, Fuse, and AOL.
Sara grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and got her higher learnings at the College of William & Mary. After a year of weirdness in New Orleans, she moved to New York City to pursue comedy. Working by day as a financial analyst at a securities fraud law firm, she pursued comedy at night, performing sketch, stand up, and improv all over the city. She gathered critical acclaim for her bi-weekly stage show, “Sara Schaefer is Obsessed With You,” for which she won the ECNY award for Best Host in 2004. Since, she has produced several live shows over the years, including “Video Gaga” at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre and “Get Off Your Knees” at The Bell House.
In 2006, Sara became the host of AOL’s on-line music/comedy show, The DL. While at The DL, she interviewed hundreds of musicians and celebrities. From there, she began blogging for BestWeekEver.tv, and then, in 2009, she began working as the head blogger for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Her work at Late Night earned her two Emmy Awards, a third Emmy nomination, a Webby Award and a Webby nomination.
Sara’s television appearances include Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever, Money From Strangers and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Sara met Nikki Glaser in 2010 and the two began their podcast You Had To Be There. The podcast quickly grew and eventually led to their show at MTV. In 2011, Sara was a writer for Who Wants to be a Millionaire, for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy.
Sara’s accolades include USA Today’s “100 People of the Year in Pop Culture,” Backstage Magazine Comics to Watch 2011, Huffington Post’s “Favorite Female Comedians,” New York Post “Best Jests 2010,” ECNY Award Nominee: Best Female Stand Up 2010, Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch Showcase 2010, and New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians to Watch” 2010.
(Annoy Charlie Smith, Just for Laughs)
Applying smooth charisma to a layer of explosive energy, topped off with unforgettable characters sure to permanently reside in your brain, Seaton Smith leaves his audience in a state of comedic euphoria as he killed performing on Opie and Anthony Virus tour and the New Faces show at Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He also is a online phenom signing a deal with Sierra Mist where he was able to showcase his chops at producing the skit Pimpin Referee. And he's a youtube favorite with his popular webseries, Annoy Charlie Smith Inc.