Rent Party-Anniversary Show!

Rent Party-Anniversary Show!

Jono Zalay, Langston Kerman, Shalewa Sharpe, Sean Donnelly, Melissa Stokoski, Rae Sanni, Martin Urbano, host Yedoye Travis, host Farah Brook

Wed · July 19, 2017

9:30 pm

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

Tickets available at door.

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 improvised music and stand up show that’s about as much fun as you can fit into one place. Yedoye Travis, Farah Brook and the 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.

Jono Zalay
Jono Zalay
(Comedy Bang Bang)

Jono Zalay grew up in beautiful San Diego, where upon becoming a stand-up comic, he quickly grew tired of good weather and happy times. So he packed all his belongings and boarded a plane to Boston. His belongings boarded a plane to Philadelphia and were never seen again. Once adequately miserable, Jono pursued comedy while earning his PhD in Neuroscience. In 2010-11, he became a staple at comedy festivals around the country, winning all of them in the "most fun" category that he made up. Jono now lives in New York City where his unique and informed background brings a perspective to stand-up comedy unequaled by almost any PhD in Neuroscience.
Langston Kerman
Langston Kerman
Langston Kerman is a stand up comedian, actor, tongue kisser and writer (in that order). He was a writer for Chris Rock and the 2016 Academy Awards, as well as the upcoming Comedy Central Show Problematic with Moshe Kasher. He was recently selected as a New Face in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, QC. He has appeared on Comedy Central, IFC and The Oxygen Network (don't judge). And he can currently be seen as that one light-skinned dude on the new series Insecure on HBO. Langston wishes he had even more credits to impress you with; unfortunately, he does not. Maybe you should just accept Langston for who he is. He really is trying his best.
Shalewa Sharpe
Shalewa Sharpe
Shalewa Sharpe is a comic in New York City. Originally from Atlanta, she has performed at The Star Bar, The Laughing Skull, The Atlanta Improv, The Creek & The Cave, and The Knitting Factory. Sharpe is the co-host of Thug Passion Presents, a live show where comedians perform table reads of classic black movies.
Sean Donnelly
Sean Donnelly
When he's not catching a nap with his bulldog, Rickles, Sean can be found headlining clues all over New York, including Caroline's, Gotham, Stand Up NY, and the Stand. He has appeared on MTV's World of Jenks and the Late Show with David Letterman. Sean was a Comic Stand-Off finalist at the 2010 Magners Comedy Festival, performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in 2011 and 2012, was a semi-finalist in the 2012 Boston Comedy Festival competition, and performed at Comedy Central's 2013 South Beach Comedy Festival. Sean was a Montreal Just for Laughs "New Face" in 2013. He co-hosts the podcast My Dumb Friends with fellow comedian Dan St. Germain, soon to be broadcast on Comedy Central Sirius, and hosts a weekly show at Alligator Lounge in Brooklyn. Sean can be seen regularly on the truTV series World's Dumbest and on the forthcoming season of Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central.
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.
host Yedoye Travis
host 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
host Farah Brook
host Farah Brook
Farah Brook hopes to heal you through the art form of stand up comedy. She is a recurring guest on FOX's Red Eye w/ Tom Shillue and performs every night at major venues across New York City. Farah’s YouTube video "Kiss Me NYC" went viral in April and has been viewed almost 5 million times by people all over the world. Her videos have been featured in The Huffington Post, Time Magazine, People Magazine, MTV and more. Farah is the co-creator and star of the hit web series Very Successful Web Series premiering at NYC Web Fest. She also co-created the series Prism Horizons alongside comedy brother Blair Socci. Her writing can be found published on Reductress and Someecards. Farah was named "Comic to Watch: 2016" on her own blog, and feels at this point in her life she might be ready for a robe.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/