Rent Party

Rent Party

Janelle James, Myq Kaplan, Nat Towsen, Rae Sanni, Ramy Youssef, Yedoye Travis

Wed, December 21, 2016

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

Union Hall - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

Rent Party
Rent Party
Rent Party is a musical improv and stand up show that’s about as much fun as you can fit into one place. Yedoye Travis and his backing band, The Original Lineup, invite New York’s best comedians to tell jokes and stories set to some of the best music in the city.

Janelle James
Janelle James
Janelle James is a Caribbean-born comedian and writer living in New York. She has performed all over the country and in the best clubs, including the LAUGH FACTORY, GOTHAM, HELIUM and CAROLINE’S ON BROADWAY. She has also traveled extensively as the feature act with Hannibal Buress, Todd Barry, Rob Delaney and many others. Janelle can be seen on NBC SEESO'S NIGHT TRAIN WITH WYATT CENAC, @MIDNIGHT on COMEDY CENTRAL and UPROARIOUS ON FUSE (2016). She was included in the JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTREAL’S New Faces category for 2016, named one of the THE 50 MOST FUNNY PEOPLE IN BROOKLYN 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in the THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE PORTLAND TRIBUTE and TIMEOUT MAGAZINE.
Myq Kaplan
Myq Kaplan
Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike”). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, and all the other places he’s been. You can listen to Myq’s podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and his one-hour Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome in 2014. The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.”
Nat Towsen
Nat Towsen
Nat Towsen is a comedian, writer, and actor. He hosts the monthly local-culture talk show Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre East Village. He is a writer for VICE and CollegeHumor. Nat has been called a "comedic genius" by a Time Out New York, a "polymath comedian" by The A.V. Club, and a "bright young man" by Bill Gates. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his girlfriend, Alyssa, and their two cats, Nutmeg and Foggy.
Rae Sanni
Rae Sanni
Rae Sanni is a comedian and writer from Brooklyn, NY who has been bringing her unique perspective on everything from pop culture to race and gender relations to audiences all over. Rae co-hosts the Three A-Negroes podcast, and has been seen in the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and in Complex Magazine. You can find Rae on Twitter @Raesanni, where she muses on her love for cheddar cheese, NBA players, and being a black person.
Ramy Youssef
Ramy Youssef
Ramy Youssef is an actor, comedian, and director. He starred in the Nick at Nite sitcom See Dad Run and his comedy is feautured on MTV, BBC, and The AP.
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis is a comedian and writer from Atlanta, now based in New York City. He can be seen on the upcoming fourth season of Coming to the Stage on Hulu.

Photo by Jesse Damiani
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/