Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Naomi Ekperigin, Andy Beckerman, Mike Recine, Frank Terranova, Mike Brown, Dillon Stevenson, Casey James Salengo, Courtney Maginnis, Alex English, Rosebud Baker

Fri · May 19, 2017

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

$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.

Naomi Ekperigin
Naomi Ekperigin
(http://www.cc.com/video-clips/j5edms/new-york-comedy-festival-engaged-to-a-jew-boo, https://twitter.com/Blacktress)
Naomi Ekperigin is a New York City-based actor, stand-up comedian and writer who has appeared on VH1, MTV, and FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" and been published in TheHairpin.com, The Huffington Post and VanityFair.com. Most recently Naomi worked as a staff writer on season 3 of Comedy Central's hit show"Broad City" and "Difficult People," starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner. In 2013, she was listed as one of "7 Reasons Why SNL Should Hire a Black Woman" on Buzzfeed.com and one of "8 Black Comediennes Who are Ready for SNL" by Essence Magazine.
Andy Beckerman
Andy Beckerman
has been writing and performing comedy in New York City since 2009, and has written for shows like The Pete Holmes Show and Cedric’s Barber Battle. He also produces and hosts the popular interview podcast Beginnings about the creative origins of writers and performers, and guests have included everyone from Veep’s Matt Walsh to Carl Newman of The New Pornographers. His first indie pilot Grumpkin Hollow was a finalist in the 2012 New York Television Festival/Comedy Central Short Pilot Competition.
Mike Recine
Mike Recine
Mike Recine is a funny, nice person who is sometimes awkward and anxious. He started comedy in Jersey at the age of 18 in 2006 and mostly performed for his very large Italian family. Since moving to New York in 2007 Mike has headlined top venues around the city and country. In 2010 he was nominated for Time Out New York's '~Joke of the Year' and an ECNY award for '~Best Emerging Comic' . Most recently, he was selected to perform in the '~New Faces Showcase' at the 2011 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. Mike works really hard on his jokes and on being likeable. He owns 5 pellet guns and is happy to give you one.
Mike Brown
Mike Brown
Mike Brown is a standup comic and writer based in Harlem, New York. He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best of New Talent and a semi-finalist in NY Funniest competition presented by Carolines/JetBlue. Along with featuring at various comedy festivals like Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Mike Brown has appeared on Adult Swim, MTV, TruTV, and Funny or Die.
Dillon Stevenson
Dillon Stevenson
Dillon Stevenson is a comedian and writer based out of New York City. He’s performed at Broadway Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, The Upright Citizens Brigade, The PIT and all over NYC. As 1/5 of the DeceptiComics, he travels the country producing and performing in mercilessly hilarious stand up shows. A founder of the sketch comedy group G.R.I.T.S., Dillon has assumed every role in creating and producing video and live sketches. In addition he’s an accomplished student of the UCB, a member of the indie improv scene in NY, and contributed as a staff writer for SlantNews.Com. He’s been in front of crowds at New York Comic-Con 2015, the Cape May Comedy Festival and the 2016 NYC Improv Festival. Named as one of OkayPlayer.com’s Faces of Black Twitter, and Hip-Hop Wired’s Black Twitter 100, Dillon has proven to be a comedic force online as well as on stage.
Casey James Salengo
Casey James Salengo is an NYC based comedian from the mountains of Vermont. He's performed in the Riptide Comedy Festival and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival. He's usually very polite.
Courtney Maginnis
Alex English
Alex English
Alex English has quickly become a very familiar face in the New York City comedy circuit. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, English moved to the big apple & immediately commanded the stages of local bars and comedy clubs across the city. He runs a weekly comedy show called "LoudMouth!" & in 2015, Complex Magazine listed him as one of "The Best Personalities to Follow on Twitter." He contributes writing for "Lady Parts Justice" & has been featured in the New York Post.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/