Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show

Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show

Sasheer Zamata, Josh Gondelman, 5J Barrow, Kevin McDonald

Fri · July 7, 2017

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

$15 Advance / $20 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show
Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show
Kevin McDonald (The Kids In The Hall) hosts a live, old-school variety show complete with famous friends*, musical acts**, original sketches***, and uninhibited tomfoolery****.

*Like Mike Myers, Rachel Dratch, Rob Corddry, Bob Saget, and Michael Showalter
** Like Ted Leo, Crash Test Dummies, We Are Scientists, and Gin Blossoms
*** Like Wallace Shawn as Sherlock Holmes, a very nasty Dana Gould, and reunions with The Kids In The Hall
**** Way too much visual humor for a podcast

“A major success.” -The AV Club

“Pairs the type of sketch comedy that made Kids in the Hall such a cult phenomenon with guests that don’t often make the podcast rounds.” –Paste



Produced by Forever Dog Productions.
Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and current cast member on NBC’s “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.” She has appeared on TBS’s “People of Earth,” Amazon’s “Transparent,” Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer,” "Bojack Horseman," Seeso’s “Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,” and has voiced the role of “Maise” in Nickelodeon’s “Albert” and appears in the upcoming features, "Sleight" and "Deidra & Laney Rob A Train.” She also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights. Her one-hour standup comedy special, "Pizza Mind" debuted on March 30th on SeeSo.

Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Onstage, Josh charms audiences using his good-natured storytelling and cracks them up with his sharp, pointy wit. He takes topics from surprise parties to his experience teaching preschool and makes them all equally hilarious. This spring, he made his late night standup debut on Conan (TBS), and he can also be seen on the first season of Night Train With Wyatt Cenac (SeeSo). Josh’s newest comedy album Physical Whisper debuted in March at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts (as well as #4 on the Billboard comedy chart) and stayed there for…well…longer than he expected, honestly.
5J Barrow
5J Barrow
Inspiration seeped through the windows of apartment 5J on Barrow Street looking out over the Hudson River in NYC’s Greenwich Village, where singer-songwriters Eryn Murman and Jason Hite soaked up the energy and passion of musicians, painters, poets and writers who created the Village vibe. Together, they paid tribute to those creative spirits and named their band 5j Barrow, writing music and lyrics with an Indie-folk sound, sometimes as a duo, and often picking up other musicians to create unique arrangements.

Officially launched in the fall of 2011, 5j Barrow has inspired audiences in diverse venues, from the historic Apollo Theater to the open air of Washington Square Park, with soulful music, evocative imagery, and lyrics that touch the heart. 5j Barrow was named “Best Band in NY” after winning The Greene Space WNYC/WQXR’s Battle of the Boroughs 2014. They have built a loyal following on the streets of the city and engaged audiences in the heartland with performances that are both intimate and rousing. 5j Barrow released their debut album ‘From the Dim, Sweet Light’ in 2014, and their second full-length album produced by Grammy nominated producer, David Mayfield, is due to be released in the summer/fall of 2017.
Kevin McDonald
Kevin McDonald
Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded “The Kids in the Hall” with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City, and the television series ran from 1988-1995. In the troupe's television series and stage shows, he portrays several popular recurring characters, such as the King of Empty Promises, Sir Simon Milligan, and Jerry Sizzler. McDonald went on to appear in a variety of films including Boy Meets Girl, Lilo & Stitch, “Lilo & Stitch: The Series”, and Epic Movie. On television, he has appeared on “The Martin Short Show,” “Ellen,” “That '70s Show,” “Seinfeld,” “Friends,” “NewsRadio,” “MADtv,” “Arrested Development,” and “Corner Gas.” McDonald has also done voice work for various animated series, including Nickelodeon's “Invader Zim,” “The Angry Beavers,” “Catscratch,” and “Clerks: The Animated Series.” He also played an imaginary friend named Ivan in the episode ‘Sight For Sore Eyes’ on “Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends,” appeared in the music video for "Roses" by Outkast, and made an appearance in “Tim and Eric's Awesome Show.”

In 2006 McDonald hosted a CBC Television special, featuring several of Canada's best-known sketch comedy troupes. "Sketch with Kevin McDonald" won a Canadian Comedy Award (Best Taped Live Performance - The Minnesota Wrecking Crew). He was recently at the Just for Laughs Festival with the reunion of Kids in the Hall, and also with his show "Hammy and the Kids" with Craig Northey, based on his two dysfunctional families, his father ("Hammy") and the Kids in the Hall, as well as “Death Comes to Town” on CBC.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/