It's A Guy Thing

It's A Guy Thing

Mitra Jouhari, Catherine Cohen, Patti Harrison, Jo Firestone, Conner O'Malley, Janelle James, Joe Castle Baker, Annie Donley, Part of the New York Comedy Festival

Sat · November 5, 2016

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

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

It's a Guy Thing
It's a Guy Thing
Mitra Jouhari, Patti Harrison, and Catherine Cohen are three gals who just don't get "guy stuff." They've invited some of the best comedians around town to give them lectures on guy stuff so that they can finally fit in.
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari is a writer/comedian who lives in Brooklyn. Upcoming projects include an Adult Swim pilot called "Three Busy Debras" (which she co-wrote, co-starred, and co-produced with Sandy Honig and Alyssa Stonoha), writing for "High Maintenance" on HBO, and co-starring in the independent feature "F1", directed by Shahrzad Davani. She has written for "Miracle Workers" on TBS, "The President Show" on Comedy Central, and prior to that was a staffer at "Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee" on TBS. TV/Film Credits include: "The Big Sick", "Broad City", "Friends From College", "Full Frontal", as well as videos for the New Yorker, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, Refinery29's RIOT, and more. Her writing has appeared in the LA Review of Books, American Bystander, McSweeney's, Reductress, Flaunt Magazine, Reality Beach, Splitsider, and Rookie. She co-hosts the monthly live show "It's a Guy Thing" at Union Hall. She is from Ohio which is why she is nice.
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, and poet living in Brooklyn. She performs on a house team at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and hosts the monthly variety show It's A Guy Thing at Union Hall, which was listed as one of Paste Magazine’s “10 Best Alt Comedy Shows in New York City." Her work has been featured on Splitsider, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post, New York Mag's The Cut, The Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and The New York Comedy Festival. Follow her @catccohen for tweets and Instagram poetry.
Patti Harrison
Patti Harrison
Patti Harrison is a comedian, actor, and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her television credits include appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Broad City", and TBS's "Search Party". She is also featured in Paul Feig's upcoming film "A Simple Favor". Her work can also be seen on MTV, Comedy Central, Billboard.com, VICELAND, Conde Nast's "The Scene", and Seriously.TV. She's been called "Upsettingly funny" by Time Out New York, and featured in write-ups in The New York Times, Vulture, Splitsider, A.V Club, Paste Magazine, and more. She cohosts the monthly live comedy show "It's a Guy Thing" at Union Hall. She is tarnsgarnder!!!!!
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a Brooklyn-based comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on Earwolf and WFMU. Her half hour special aired on Comedy Central in 2016, and her album, "The Hits" is available now on Comedy Central Records. If you like puns, check out her game, Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers.
Conner O'Malley
Conner O'Malley
Conner O’Malley started doing comedy in 2005 in his home town of Chicago. Conner has written and performed in over 20 original shows at the Annoyance Theater. He performed at iO on the harold teams Mrs. Dad, Sports Team, and Baby Problems. In 2012, Conner performed in the Chicago Just for Laughs Festival, in the solo sketch comedy showcase “Alone.” He is a founding member of the video sketch comedy group Sad On Vacation. Conner is one third of the improv team Hunks’R’Us, a team that performs at The Annoyance Theatre NY. He writes and makes videos for his website Coozehoun and writes/performs for “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”
Janelle James
Janelle James
Janelle James is a Caribbean-born comedian and writer living in New York. She has performed all over the country and in the best clubs, including the LAUGH FACTORY, GOTHAM, HELIUM and CAROLINE’S ON BROADWAY. She has also traveled extensively as the feature act with Hannibal Buress, Todd Barry, Rob Delaney and many others. Janelle can be seen on NBC SEESO'S NIGHT TRAIN WITH WYATT CENAC, @MIDNIGHT on COMEDY CENTRAL and UPROARIOUS ON FUSE (2016). She was included in the JUST FOR LAUGHS MONTREAL’S New Faces category for 2016, named one of the THE 50 MOST FUNNY PEOPLE IN BROOKLYN 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in the THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE PORTLAND TRIBUTE and TIMEOUT MAGAZINE.
Joe Castle Baker
Joe Castle Baker
Joe Castle Baker is a Brooklyn-based comedian and writer. His work has been presented at Ars Nova, Joe's Pub, and La MaMa ETC. He hosts a monthly show, Mixed Greens, at Over the Eight. His previous show Thank Goddess was featured in The Village Voice's "This is Stand Up" series.
Annie Donley
Annie Donley
Annie Donley was born and raised in Houston (hey, Beyonce) and studied improv and sketch in Chicago in places like The Annoyance, and iO Chicago. She currently coaches and performs in NYC with Michael Jordan Steakhouse, The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour, and twice at Carnegie Hall (haters will say it's fake!).
Part of the New York Comedy Festival
Part of the New York Comedy Festival
#MakeNYLaugh
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/