Battle of the Divas: BARBRA STREISAND vs JUDY GARLAND
Matteo Lane, Christi Chiello, Molly Austin, Peter Smith, Cole Escola
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Battle of the Divas
This long running Brooklyn show pits two of the greatest divas against each other to settle it once and for all.
Hosted by Matteo Lane and Christi Chiello
Feat. DJ Molly Austin
Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian, originally from Chicago. Matteo is in the new Comedy Central series THE COMEDY JAM, and also recently performed on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS and Comedy Central’s ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY. He can also be seen on MTV’s GIRL CODE and MTV2’s GUY CODE, and the IFC holiday special AT JOE’S PUB alongside Tony Hale and the Dap Kings. Matteo is also currently developing an IFC digital series that he will both write and star in, and an animated project with Titmouse. In 2014, Matteo was selected to be a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Before starting stand up, Matteo lived in Italy as an oil painter and opera singer.
Christi made her Comedy Central debut on Jeff Ross's Roast Battle, opposite legend Jimmy Carr. She was named a 'New Face of Comedy' at the International Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 2017. Christi's appeared on TruTV's Late Night Snack, IFC's Comedy Crib and MTV's GirlCode. She co-hosts Battle of the Divas with Matteo Lane (Time Out NY's pick for 'Best of the NY Comedy Festival') and White Chocolate with Petey DeAbreu. Her one woman show "It's Christi, B*tch!" premiered in November at Ars Nova and is hailed as a "must see comedy event" by Time Out New York. You can hear Christi as Baby Saffron in Pinkalicious and Peterrific on PBS Kids!
Molly Austin is a stand up comic in nyc. She has been featured on Tru tv's Late Night Snack as part of her comedy duo Austin Martinez Comedy. She and Christi are bffs and she doesn't really like it when people sneeze.
Peter is a non-binary trans person making their way through showbiz.
A comedian, actor, and writer, Cole is largely known for his original comedy shorts which have been featured by A.V. Club and Paste Magazine. He co-created, wrote, and starred in the lo-fi, cult-hit TV show "Jeffery & Cole Casserole," and currently plays Chassie Tucker on "At Home with Amy Sedaris." His other TV credits include "Difficult People," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Man Seeking Woman," and Netflix's "The Characters." He originated the role of Bridget Everett's fetus in "Rock Bottom" for The Public Theater in a performance Variety referred to as "heroic." His solo sketch shows have had sold out runs at Joe's Pub and have garnered praise and buzz from the likes of The New York Times, Vice News, and PAPER Magazine. He's been named one of the Out 100 and one of Time Out New York's Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers.
$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show
**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.
*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.