First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi

First Set, hosted by Giulia Rozzi

Giulia Rozzi, Kevin Allison, Naomi Ekperigin, Nick Turner, Kendra Cunningham, Nick Vatterott

Thu · March 31, 2016

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

$7.00

Tickets at the Door

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.
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
Kevin Allison
Kevin Allison
(Risk!, The State)
Kevin Allison is the host and creator of the wildly popular podcast, RISK!, where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share. After starting from scratch in Kevin’s bedroom in 2009, RISK! has grown to have nearly 1 million downloads per month and has featured stories from Margaret Cho, Kevin Nealon, Andy Dick, Sarah Silverman and regular folks from around the world. Kevin is also a member of the legendary sketch comedy group The State, whose 90’s MTV show remains a cult classic.
Naomi Ekperigin
Naomi Ekperigin
Naomi Ekperigin is a Los Angeles-based actor, stand-up and writer, who’s written for NBC’s Great News, Comedy Central’s Broad City and Hulu’s Difficult People. She’s a 2 Dope Queens regular and has performed stand-up on their HBO special as well as Late Night with Seth Meyers. Her Comedy Central Half Hour debuted in 2016, and her new podcast Couples Therapy recently debuted on the How Stuff Works Network.
Nick Turner
Nick Turner
Nick Turner is New York based writer and stand up comedian who made his television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and was named a "New Face" at the 2011 Montreal Comedy Festival. Since then he has appeared on John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Vh1's Best Week Ever, and recently created, wrote, and started in a pilot for Comedy Central called Crazy House.
Kendra Cunningham
Kendra Cunningham
Kendra Cunningham is a Boston-born stand-up comic, comedy writer, actress and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, where she owns a super comfortable bed. She also bartends and has an MA in Forensic Psychology. Kendra spends most of her time wondering where the hell her sugar daddy is and hoping he didn’t settle.

Kendra regularly contributes to The Huffington Post and the comedic relationship blog Beauty and the Beast. Her short films have been screened at a number of festivals; Lonelygirl48, which she wrote and acted in, won the Boston Comedy Festival and the Palm Beach Women’s International Film Festival. She has been featured in Time Out New York and on CNN Money, among other publications
Nick Vatterott
Nick Vatterott
In 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named Nick Vatterott one of the “break-outs” at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Since then he has performed on Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and has a half hour special on Comedy Central. Nick was also a producer/writer/performer on Comedy Central’s stand-up sketch hybrid show Mash-Up. Nick has toured with Chicago’s storied Second City and his sketch group ‘Heavyweight’ has performed at Second City’s Unhinged and the Toronto Just for Laughs Festival. He was the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award in 2011 and before heading off to NYC, Chicago Magazine listed Nick as “The Funniest Man in Chicago.”

Website: http://nickvatterott.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nickvatterott
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVHMJxRd1xw
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/