Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Colin O’Brien, Michael Wolf, Dan Wilbur, Glenn Boozan, Taylor Moore, Mark Vigeant, Sam Reece, Ikechukwu Ufomadu

Thu · March 24, 2016

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

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

Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written
Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written
Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying "Hmm that was pretty funny but not enough reading.." Well then this is the show for you!

And your hosts Colin O'Brien and Michael Wolf love to read! They've read upwards of one books between the two of them and now they want to share that love of literature with you!

Colin O’Brien
Colin O’Brien
Colin O'Brien is a writer/performer/producer living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2016 he was selected as one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He can currently be seen performing bi-monthly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chelsea with his high-octane sketch comedy troupe O.S.F.U.G: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show. He can also be seen performing around NYC as part of the musical comedy duo Nancy whose show Home Is Where The Songs Is enjoyed a 7 month run at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chlesea in 2015. His work can be found on the Internet at ColinOBrienComedy.com
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf is a comedian, writer, actor and filmmaker living New York City. He's currently a writer/producer at MTV where he show-runs “After Hours with Josh Horowitz”. He regularly performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, as part of the sketch group OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin’ Sketch Show and as half of the comedy music duo NANCY (SF Sketchfest), who some have said "saved rock and roll" -Anonymous. He's made videos for MTV, College Humor and Above Average. Michael is currently locked in the stairwell so if you could come let him out that would be awesome.
Dan Wilbur
Dan Wilbur
Dan Wilbur is a comedian in NYC. He's written for College Humor, McSweeney’s, The Onion News Network on IFC, Someecards (where I was the Ecards Editor for over a year), TL;DR Wikipedia, Reader’s Digest, and a couple web series you’ve never heard of. He was also an “Adjunct Scholar” for Lapham’s Quarterly, created the Better Book Titles blog and wrote my own humor book for Penguin in 2012 called How Not to Read: Harnessing the Power of a Literature-Free Life. You can read some of my writing right here. He co-host a weekly stand-up show at UCB East Village called Lasers in the Jungle every Thursday night at 7:30 PM and his stand-up has been featured in the Boston Comedy Festival, the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival.
Glenn Boozan
Glenn Boozan
Glenn Boozan is the only comedian in New York City. She is SO EXCITED to be writing & performing at UCB. Glenn loves improv, sketch comedy, graphic design, and does not care how you pronounce her last name.
Taylor Moore
Taylor Moore
Taylor Moore is a writer and performer for the audio-sketch wonderland of Left Handed Radio and a recurring cast member for Cool Show 4 Teen Girlz at UCBNY. Taylor has also appeared online as the co-writer and star of the FearFacers web-series and the creator and voice of the cult-hit Annoying Eagles videos. In fifth grade he asked for a suede leather jacket and a ladder for Christmas. He received both.
Mark Vigeant
Mark Vigeant
Mark Vigeant is a comedian based in New York City. He is a member of the high-octane sketch comedy powerhouse OSFUG, which has been selling out shows each month at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre East Village for over two years. He is also a member of The Trumpet Boys, which currently has a run of their musical sketch comedy show called "An Evening With The Trumpet Boys" at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre Chelsea. Mark performs stand-up throughout the city as well, and hosts the monthly stand up show, "The Loud Boys Show" at Pianos on the Lower East Side.
Sam Reece
Sam Reece
Sam Reece is a comedian, writer, and performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. Her work has been featured on Splitsider, Funny or Die, Mashable, MyDamnChannel, CBC Punchline and more! She is one half of critically acclaimed sketch duo Girls with Brown Hair and is a member of OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show which performs monthly at UCB Theatre East.
Ikechukwu Ufomadu
Ikechukwu Ufomadu
Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor, comedian and entertainer. He's collaborated with several OBIE-winning New York-based experimental theatre companies including Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen, and Hoi Polloi. He also has a slew of original, live comedic ventures including: his evening of talk show entertainment Ike at Night (The Public Theater, JACK); his one-man variety hour Ike Night (Ars Nova, JACK); a pre-election day panel discussion show called Reflection Night (JACK); a semi-educational presentation titled Leisure: A Master Class (JACK); and a Christmas special dubbed A Special Christmas (The Mansion). He performs stand-up at various venues across New York. He also appeared in the "Truth or Myth with Smith" episode of The Chris Gethard Show.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/