Jenny's Birthday Variety Show
Sasheer Zamata, Sydnee Washington, Friends Who Folk, Matt DeCaro, Alex Harris (Mentalist), Hosted by Jenny Gorelick, Co-Hosted by Addie Weyrich
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Jenny's Birthday Variety Show
Every month, comedian Jenny Gorelick (Improv Everywhere) celebrates her birthday with a variety show featuring some of New York's most festive comedians and performers.
"Ms. Gorelick is really onto something" - NYTimes
"Frighteningly upbeat" - Time Out New York
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from January 18, 2014 until May 20, 2017.” She has appeared on TBS’s “People of Earth,” Amazon’s “Transparent,” Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer,” "Bojack Horseman," Seeso’s “Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,” and has voiced the role of “Maise” in Nickelodeon’s “Albert” and appears in the upcoming features, "Sleight" and "Deidra & Laney Rob A Train.” She also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights. Her one-hour standup comedy special, "Pizza Mind" debuted on March 30th on SeeSo.
Originally from New York City but raised in Oakland, California. Growing up with a backyard & a big wheel really has made her more approachable than most New Yorkers. Currently a cast member on MTV's international show "Vidiots". Recently performed her sold out solo show "Death of a Bottle Girl" at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre. Residency at "The PIT Presents" for 2016. Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival 2016. Hosts “The UnOfficial Expert” Podcast with Marie Faustin available on iTunes & ComedyHype. Has appeared in AustinMartinez Music Videos on TruTv "Late Night Snack". and various YouTube videos for VH1, GQ and Elite Daily.
Friends Who Folk
Comedy folk duo Friends Who Folk takes you on a journey through the magical, intricate and startling world of folk music.
RACHEL WENITSKY is a New York-based actor, writer and comedian. She is a writer and associate editor at Reductress, host of Reductress’s podcast Mouth Time and head writer of the Story Pirates podcast with Gimlet Media. She performs musical sketch comedy with Pop Roulette and is one half of the comedy folk duo Friends Who Folk. Recent theater credits include Song For a Future Generation and Big Bend In the Red Dirt Dessert, both at the Williamstown Theatre festival. TV/Film credits include The Good Fight and Elementary.
NED RISELEY is a Cloisters-based actor and writer. Most recently, he appeared on Broadway in the revival of John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation. He has also performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, which is where he met his folk partner, Rachel. Their duo Friends Who Folk has been featured in The New Yorker, Splitsider and Glamour, and they perform regularly at venues like UCB, Club Cumming and Union Hall. He lives inside the Cloisters.
Matt DeCaro is a mostly sad, kinda funny Brooklyn singer songwriter. He's played Brooklyn Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, and a whole lot of basements. He explores depression, past relationships, and overeating in hopes to fall asleep. It's honest, it's catchy, it's sad, it's loud, and it's all on Spotify!
Alex Harris (Mentalist)
New York City magician and mentalist Alex Harris has performed his unique brand of magic and mentalism for audiences worldwide. You will participate in demonstrations of the extraordinary, and witness feats that defy explanation right before your eyes.
Hosted by Jenny Gorelick
JENNY GORELICK is a comedy producer and teen detective. She celebrates her birthday anytime she pleases with her long-running variety show JENNY'S BIRTHDAY. In fact, she loves birthdays so much that she had a Sweet Sixteen on the Q Train in a viral video with Improv Everywhere that received 18M views. She was once called an "unassuming gal" by MTV, but we all know that was mistaken.
Co-Hosted by Addie Weyrich
ADDIE WEYRICH is a Philly raised, New York based comedian, actor, and writer. You can see her performing live with her two teams - Bronson (improvised movies) and Charlie (improvised musicals) - regularly in NYC. If in person is too much, check her out interrupting your Hulu show in funny commercials or in Season 2 of HBO's Crashing. Weyrich has performed on stages both nationally and internationally such as Upright Citizens Brigade (NYC and LA), Philly Improv Theater, Improv Iceland's Theatre, and stages at Improfest Sweden.
$6.00 - $8.00
**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.
*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.