First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi

First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi

Phoebe Robinson, Kenny DeForest, Jena Friedman, Matt Wayne, Giulia Rozzi

Tue, February 28, 2017

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

Union Hall - Brooklyn

Brooklyn, NY

$7.00

This event is 21 and over

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

First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi
First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi
Comedians are interviewed as they share rare and embarrassing footage of one of their first sets. Don't worry, they'll perform current material, too.
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson is a writer, comedian, and actress whom Vulture.com, Essence, and Esquire have named one of the top stand up comedians to watch. She has appeared on late Night with Seth Meyer’s, TBS’s Conan, Last Call with Carson Daily, and Broad City. She has also landed a reoccurring role in the new Jill Solloway Amazon pilot I Love Dick. She is also the co - creator of the hit podcast with 2 Dope Queens.
Kenny DeForest
Kenny DeForest
Kenny DeForest is a 5 year stand up comedy veteran based in Chicago, IL. Labeled a hustler by his peers, Kenny’s comedy can be described as edgy, smart and honest. Since arriving in Chicago, Kenny has become a regular performer at Chicago’s top clubs and showcases including The Laugh Factory, The Comedy Bar, The Lincoln Lodge, Comedians You Should Know, and featured on the widely released “Chicago Mixtapes: Comedy Mixtape”; all after being named “Favorite Newcomer 2010” by comedyofchicago.com. The most important thing of note is that Kenny always has as much fun performing as audiences do watching him.
Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand up comedian, actor, writer and director based in New York. Jena served as a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. Her work has been featured at SXSW, The New York Fringe Festival, The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, in New York Magazine, Newsweek, Glamour, Salon, Gawker, Time Out New York and on Comedy Central.

Photo: Alex M. Smith
Matt Wayne
Matt Wayne
Matt Wayne is an extremely funny comedian from Buffalo, New York, who now lives in New York City. He’s been touring the country as a comic since his early 20s, has been featured in Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Festival, and currently puts on one of the craziest, funniest shows in New York City. He and fellow comic Doug Smith host See You in Hell at The Creek in Long Island City on the first Saturday of every month. Matt’s dad is named Willy Wayne, who is a hilarious retired dude.
Giulia Rozzi
Giulia Rozzi
Giulia Rozzi is a comedian, writer and actress that's been seen on Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central, The Jim Gaffigan Show, TruTV, Lifetime and Vh1. She's a MothGrand Champion, a TEDx speaker, and the co-host/creator of Stripped Stories. Check out her web series Seeing Other People and her podcast Hopefully We Don't Break Up. More at giuliarozzi.com

Photo: Francine Daveta
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/