The Roast of Your 15 Year Old Self
Alise Morales, Jesse Roth, Dave Mizzoni, Jes Tom, Michael Cruz Kayne, Larry Owens
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
Doors 7:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
The Roast of Your 15 Year-Old Self
Some of NYC's funniest comedians come together for one night only to roast the one person everybody loves to hate: themselves at 15. With photos, old diary entries, and the occasional angst-filled musical number, The Roast Of Your 15 Year Old Self is a laugh riot guaranteed to make you feel better about all the embarrassing things you did as a teen.
Alise Morales is a comedy writer and performer based in Brooklyn, NY. Alise is currently the News & Politics Editor at Betches, and head writer of The Betches Sup newsletter, and co-host of the Betches Sup podcast. Her writing has been featured in Flexx Mag, Reductress, Above Average, Betches and more. She has appeared on Difficult People, Late Night With Seth Meyers, MTV's 'Need to Know' and you can catch her voicing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Showtime's Our Cartoon President.
Jesse Roth is just your typical jewish girl based in New York City. She's originally from Los Angeles, so she likes to consider herself a "bicoastial babe". She studies improv, sketch and characters at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She is a member of the indie team Babies, one half of comedy dance duo Two Boobs, the "she" in improv/sketch duo She & Tim , and host/producer of the monthly variety show Bitch Party. She also performs stand up around NYC. She watches a lot of t.v. and eats a lot of chips.
Dave Mizzoni is a New York City actor, producer, host, and stand-up comic. After graduating from NYU's Tisch School he began doing comedy with sketch group Pop Roulette (Comics to Watch 2015). Dave has been seen recently live at JFL42, Vulturefest, and on LOGO TV. Dave produces and hosts running shows in NYC including Gayme Show! at Caveat, The List at PUBLIC Arts, LOL Comedy Fundraiser at Ace Hotel, Isn't It Grand at SOHO Grand, Stand-Up Video at Videology, and many more. David has produced and hosted events venues like Littlefield, The Bell House, Union Hall, Ace Hotel, The Duplex, and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Time Out New York called him a "comedy crush" which is the kind of adulation he literally requires in order to survive. Dave proudly identifies as the Betty Draper of the gay comedy community.
Jes Tom (they/them) is a New York-based actor, writer, and weird queer stand up comic, gleefully providing the nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg perspective that everyone never knew they wanted. As a comic, Jes has shared stages with Awkwafina, Kate Bornstein, Aparna Nancherla, and Rosie O'Donnell. As an actor, they appeared in the Amazon short film "Soojung Dreams of Fiji" (AAIFF “Audience Award”) and played the lead in “Anatomy of an Orchid" dir. Sonja O’Hara (Independent Magazine's “10 Filmmakers to Watch”). Their writing has been published by Reductress, By Shondaland, and Condé Nast's Them. In collaboration with fellow comedian Chewy May, Jes Tom wrote, co-directed, and starred in the viral video Ghost In The Shell PSA, which received praise on platforms such as Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Nextshark, iO9, and Perez Hilton. Jes has been featured in GO Magazine, Splitsider, and the Fader, and were named one of TimeOut New York's "LGBTQ POC Comedians We're Obsessed With." Jes was a 2018 StandUp NBC semifinalist. Their self-produced half hour comedy special, "COLD BREW" is available to watch on Vimeo.
Michael Cruz Kayne
Michael is a Filipino-American comedian who performs, writes, directs, and produces at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. As an improviser, Michael has been seen in ASSSSCAT, What I Did For Love, and Baby Wants Candy. On the web, he's been in videos for Improv Everywhere, Funny Or Die, Above Average, reddit, and College Humor. He played Harry Potter in UCB's Kirk Cameron Repertory Players present A HARRY POTTER MUSICAL. He's appeared in both the stage and MNN versions of The Chris Gethard Show. At UCB he directed the two-person musical Fucking Identical Twins. He was a Creative Consultant for Billy On The Street and wrote for @midnight's pilot presentation.. A pilot he co-wrote and starred in, Good Dads, was recently screened at NYTVF. Terrible Babysitters, a webseries that he created with D'Arcy Carden, was part of SXSW's 2014 comedy line-up. Additionally, he wrote for Nickelodeon's Creative Lab and is the head writer of UCBComedy's Digital Team The Backyard. Michael is the founder of The Ally Program, a diversity initiative (endorsed and supported by UCB) that identifies talented and motivated UCB students and offers them mentors and free workshops.
Larry is a performer, writer, director, and comedian residing in New York City.
He is a staff writer on upcoming TruTV show Paid Off, where the winner of each show will receive full student loan debt relief. Awesome!
Larry recently completed his first feature film, To Dust, opposite Matthew Broderick. Named one of TimeOutNY's "comedians we're obsessed with " Larry studied drama and improvisation at the School at Steppenwolf.
$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.
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