Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Colin O’Brien, Michael Wolf, James Folta, Lorelei Ramirez, Halle Kiefer, Matt Barats, Matt Rogers

Fri · May 6, 2016

Doors: 9:15 pm / Show: 9:30 pm

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

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.

Literati (Michael Wolf & Colin O'Brien)
Colin O’Brien
Colin O’Brien
Colin O'Brien is a writer/performer/producer living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2016 he was selected as one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He can currently be seen performing bi-monthly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chelsea with his high-octane sketch comedy troupe O.S.F.U.G: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show. He can also be seen performing around NYC as part of the musical comedy duo Nancy whose show Home Is Where The Songs Is enjoyed a 7 month run at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chlesea in 2015. His work can be found on the Internet at ColinOBrienComedy.com
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf is a writer, director and comedian living in Brooklyn. You can see his original sketch series' Someone's In Here and UpNext on Comedy Central. He hosts the monthly show Literati at Caveat and OSFUG's Fast Fuckin' Comedy Show at the Knitting Factory. He is somehow both nice and stupid.
James Folta
James Folta
James Folta is a performer and writer based in New York City. He has written for the Onion, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Funny or Die, Above Average, Splitsider and more. He co-hosts a weekly improv show at the Annoyance Theater called the Rug Show, a monthly reading series at HiFi Bar called An Evening of Humorous Readings, and is the co-creator of The Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals.
Lorelei Ramirez
Lorelei Ramirez
Lorelei is an artist, comedian, and writer based in Brooklyn. They have written, produced, and directed a comedy special called PERVERT EVERYTHING for Adult Swim. They can be seen on the HBO comedy series RANDOM ACTS OF FLYNESS as well as the final season of Comedy Central’s BROAD CITY. Out next, Lorelei is recurring on HBO’s new half-hour comedy LOS ESPOOKYS’ opposite Fred Armisen, and heavily appears in John Cameron Mitchell’s upcoming musical anthology podcast ANTHEM, opposite Glenn Close. Last year, they were named one of Comedy Central’s Up Next Comedians, featured at San Francisco’s Cluster Fest comedy festival. And most recently, they were invited to perform at the Public Theater as a part of 2019’s Under The Radar Festival. They are a regular correspondent on VICELAND. They’ve performed at Caroline's, UCB, Ars Nova, THE SPECIAL WITHOUT BRETT DAVIS, THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW, The Brooklyn Comedy Festival and has exhibited their work at Family Business Gallery, The Living Gallery, Cloud City and The Experiment Comedy Gallery. They grew up in Miami, Florida and graduated from SVA.
Halle Kiefer
Halle Kiefer
Halle Kiefer is a comedian and live in BKLYN and currently writes for TruTV's sketch show Friends of The People. Halle is also the co-host of Splitsider and Tumblr's Dog and Pony Show.
Matt Barats
Matt Barats
Matt Barats is an NYC comedian/writer via Chicago –– He was part of the 2015 New Faces at Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, long-time cast member of The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour, co-creator of the play Sadie Hawkins Day (JFL, SF Sketchfest), the visual comedy album REVERIES, a member of the comedy group Postmen, and directed the show I Am Not Your Uber. Matt has contributed to The New Yorker and The Onion -- TV credits include HBO’s High Maintenance and The Last O.G. on TBS. His short film Improv is Love is a Vimeo “Staff Pick”.
Matt Rogers
Matt Rogers
Matt Rogers is a comedian, writer, actor and host based in New York City. He is the host of the Las Culturistas podcast with Bowen Yang, which was recently named by Time Out New York and Esquireas one of the Best Podcasts of 2017. He was selected as one of Just For Laugh's New Faces for 2017 and a Comedy Central Comic to Watch for 2016. A veteran performer at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater, Matt can currently be seen on the cast of Characters Welcome and is also the host of the popular GAYme Show! at UCB East. He is the artistic director of the musical sketch comedy group Pop Roulette and will be featured in the upcoming Russell Simmons-produced Netflix film The After Party in 2018.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/