The Resistance Comedy

The Resistance Comedy

Resist. Laugh. Resist.

Comedy to benefit our common good, with alternating hosts and comics. Proceeds will be donated to the charity/NGO/non-profit of their choosing.

Will Miles

Will Miles is a comedian and a Chicago native. Having toured for years with names like Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre, and Jerrod Carmichael, he now co-hosts the popular weekly show at The Knitting Factory in New York and co-hosts the popular podcast "Hopefully We Don't Break Up with fellow comedian, Giulia Rozzi. He has been in Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and New York Comedy Festival, and his debut stand up comedy album is coming out in 2016 on the Comedy Dynamics label. Will has been in a couple of national commercials and played characters on truTV, Fusion, MTV, and other cable networks. He is currently working as a writer on season 2 of The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. Photo by Mindy Tucker.

Sarah Lazarus

Wanjiko Eke

(Laughing Skull Festival)

Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson, featured on Season 1 of Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City” on Comedy Central, was named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” in 2015 and one of the Just For Laughs festival’s “New Faces” in 2016. He is a former writer/performer on The Toni

Mamoudou N'Diaye

Mamoudou N'Diaye is a stand-up, writer, published neuroscientist, former middle school teacher, and DJ. N'Diaye got his start in comedy in college, blending social activism, political satire, and pop culture in three separate hour-long performances. Although N'Diaye is Brooklyn-based, he performs stand-up all around the country, has written, directed, and performed on the web series "deadass," the live sketch shows Ryan Live and Lo-Fi, MTV's Decoded, wrote for the 2017 Radio and TV Correspondents Association Dinner Speech, and was a video correspondent at Mic, blending the political/cultural zeitgeist and comedy. He is currently is working on his pilot about being black in Ohio, a feature film about police brutality, and a book, all tackling complex social issues using his unique brand of humor (all while taking time to watch Space Jam).

Yedoye Travis

Yedoye Travis is a comedian from Atlanta, currently based in New York. He was named a New Face at the 2017 Just For Laughs Festival and has also performed at Bridgetown and Hell Yes Comedy Fests and has appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Hulu's Coming to the Stage and on season 2 of Search Party. He also co-hosts Rent Party, a comedy and music variety show, every third Wednesday at Union Hall.

Photo by Jesse Damiani

Part of Brooklyn Comedy Festival

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

Tickets

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

 

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