Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Simon Amstell, Julian McCullough, Jeffrey Joseph, Ron Babcock, Mike Recine, Janelle James, Marcella Arguello
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.
Simon Amstell became a household name as the presenter of Popworld - Channel 4’s weekly pop programme. He was the host of Never Mind The Buzzcocks on BBC2 for four series from 2006-2009. Simon started his presenting career on Nickelodeon. Then came Popworld which Simon co-hosted with Miquita Oliver from January 2000 until March 2006. In his youth, Amstell was the youngest finalist of the BBC New Comedy Awards. Simon performs regularly on the stand-up circuit and hosted his own talk show at the Pleasance during 2005's Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He returned with his first pure stand-up show in 2006 gaining fantastic reviews and adding extra shows to his sold out run. In August 2007 in performed a complete sell-out season in Pleasance One and adding extra show at the Pleasance Grand. He has also performed at the Brighton Comedy Festival and appeared in his first West End show at the Haymarket Theatre. In 2009 he appeared at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and completed a national stand-up tour.
Julian McCullough is a very funny young man who has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, NPR's This American Life, and starred in his own half hour special on Comedy Central. You can catch him every Saturday as host of TBS' "Very Funny News" and on MTV2's hit series Guy Code. He has contributed to countless pop culture talking head shows and has hosted three stand alone specials for VH1. He also has a 2 bedroom apartment and really nice sheets.
Jeffrey is an Emmy nominated comedy writer, an accomplished Stand Up Comedian and an award winning Actor. He starred in the feature film The Wrong Mr. Johnson and has appeared opposite such stars as Will Smith, Whoopie Goldberg and Bill Murray. On TV Jeff was a regular on The Popcorn Kid, HBO's Dream On, Fox's The Late Show, Haywire and Comic Strip Live. He’s also written and developed television pilots for Fox, ABC, MGM, Imagine and Castle Rock. As a stand up comedian, he has appeared on national television dozens of times including on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jeffrey also finds the time to work as a Teaching Artist in under-served NYC High Schools.He spends his spare time writing flossy Bio's in the third person and brushing his hair.
Comedy’s Ron Babcock is a comedian based in LA. You can see him this fall on Comedy Central's new show House Party. He's also been on Last Comic Standing, HBO’s The Life and Times of Tim, and The Rotten Tomatoes Show. He's been to dozens of festivals including being selected as a "New Face" for the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. He creates a lot of web content. He produced and co-hosted the Why Would You Eat that Challenge on YouTube's Tasted. He also produced and starred in web series for MTV and AOL. Some of these have been turned into internet memes, which always makes his mother sigh. Finally, he's really good at nailing casual conversation.
Mike Recine is a funny, nice person who is sometimes awkward and anxious. He started comedy in Jersey at the age of 18 in 2006 and mostly performed for his very large Italian family. Since moving to New York in 2007 Mike has headlined top venues around the city and country. In 2010 he was nominated for Time Out New York’s ‘~Joke of the Year’ and an ECNY award for ‘~Best Emerging Comic’ . Most recently, he was selected to perform in the ‘~New Faces Showcase’ at the 2011 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. Mike works really hard on his jokes and on being likeable. He owns 5 pellet guns and is happy to give you one.
Janelle James is a New York based comedian that can be seen on NBC Seeso's Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, @midnight on Comedy Central and Uproarious on Fuse (2016). She was included in the Just For Laughs Montreal's New Faces category for 2016, named one of the The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in the The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine.
Too lazy to shoot hoops and too tall to model, Marcella Arguello stands over 6 feet. Although she may be taller than most men, the only thing more intimidating than her height is her comedy. Marcella mixes a combination of genuine reason with a sexy suggestion of street. Deemed as “sexually and ethnically ambiguous” she appeals to everyone and is not afraid to tell you how she really feels about subjects concerning race, gender, politic, relationships, family, work, music, pop culture and whatever else is on her mind that day.
Time Out Magazine deemed Marcella an “LA Comedian to Watch in 2017” and is a fan favorite on Comedy Central’s @midnight. Most recently, she won her appearance on TruTv’s Comedy Knock Out and can be seen on The UCB Show’s upcoming second season on Seeso. She was featured on Viceland’s Flophouse, and in 2015 on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly; her stand up has been highlighted on rapper Tyler, The Creator’s mobile app and on Fox’s The Real. Her Twitter account (@marcellacomedy) has been featured on CNN, TIME.com, HuffingtonPost.com and various entertainment websites. She is a regular opener for Last Comic Standing Winner Felipe Esparza as well as NBC Superstore’s Nico Santos. She has opened for David Alan Grier, Norm MacDonald, J.B. Smoove, Hannibal Buress, Ron Funches, Godfrey, Bryan Callen, Aries Spears, Hasan Minhaj, Al Madrigal, Joey Coco Diaz, Melanie Comarcho, Melissa Villaseñor and has shared a stage with Bill Burr, Paul Mooney and Robin Williams.
She has worked at The Improv Comedy Clubs all over the country and is a regular at The Punch Line Comedy Clubs in Northern California. She has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Riot LA Comedy Festival, overseas for American troops and comedian Sean Keane referred to her as the “finest export from Modesto since George Lucas.”
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