Battle of the Divas

Battle of the Divas

Matteo Lane, Christi Chiello, Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, & drag performances by Dusty Boxx & special guests, Molly Austin

Tue · October 4, 2016

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

Battle of the Divas
Battle of the Divas
It’s the Battle of the Divas at the 2017 NYCF. This long running Brooklyn show pits two of the greatest divas against each other to settle it once and for all. Hosted by Matteo Lane (Seth Meyers) and Christi Chiello (JFL), Battle of the Divas: NYCF edition pits Taylor Swift vs Katy Perry, with Taylor repped by comedian Marie Faustin and Katy repped by comedian Evan Williams. Show will feature drag performances by Elizabeth James & Shuga Cain and "DJ" Molly Austin.
Matteo Lane
Matteo Lane
Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian, originally from Chicago.  Matteo is in the new Comedy Central series THE COMEDY JAM, and also recently performed on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS and Comedy Central’s ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY.  He can also be seen on MTV’s GIRL CODE and MTV2’s GUY CODE, and the IFC holiday special AT JOE’S PUB alongside Tony Hale and the Dap Kings.  Matteo is also currently developing an IFC digital series that he will both write and star in, and an animated project with Titmouse.  In 2014, Matteo was selected to be a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.  Before starting stand up, Matteo lived in Italy as an oil painter and opera singer.
Christi Chiello
Christi Chiello
Christi Chiello is a NYC based comic who made her Comedy Central debut this summer in Jeff Ross Presents ROAST BATTLE. She battles regularly at The Stand Comedy Club and was thrilled to take her roasting to the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs Festival this past July. Christi's been featured in The Village Voice, Time Out NY, the Interrobang, the New York Comedy Festival, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival. For show dates and more info: christichiello.com.
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang is a comedian, producer and formerly a mediocre chemistry major based in Brooklyn, NY. He creates and produces various live shows in New York, including "LIVE ON BROADGAY" at Littlefield, "LAKE HOMO HIGH" at The Annoyance, and the "LAS CULTURISTAS" podcast with Matt Rogers. TV credits include "BROAD CITY" and "THE OUTS." He performs sketch with POP ROULETTE—named one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch"—and occasionally performs stand-up around the city. His work has been featured on Above Average, The Onion News Network, Mashable, and CollegeHumor.
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.
& drag performances by Dusty Boxx & special guests
Dusty Boxx is NEPA & Upstate New York's Outlandish Drama Queen! An actor from the middle of the country with big city dreams, she is the perfect combination of beauty and humor and can't wait to win you over work her irresistible charm!
Molly Austin
Molly Austin
Molly Austin is a stand up comic in nyc. She has been featured on Tru tv's Late Night Snack as part of her comedy duo Austin Martinez Comedy. She and Christi are bffs and she doesn't really like it when people sneeze.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/