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

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

Emmy Blotnick, Chris Duffy, Yoni Lotan, Liz Noth, Fareeha Khan, Colin O’Brien, Michael Wolf

Fri · June 16, 2017

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

Literati (Michael Wolf & Colin O'Brien)
Emmy Blotnick
Emmy Blotnick
Emmy Blotnick is a comedian who was named one of Comedy Central's Comics to Watch. She’s currently a writer for The President Show on Comedy Central. Previously she's written for @midnight with Chris Hardwick, The Roast of Rob Lowe, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser and other fun shows. Emmy has appeared on @midnight and in festivals including SF Sketchfest, Riot LA and the New York Comedy Festival. You can hear some of her standup here on WNYC's 2 Dope Queens.
Chris Duffy
Chris Duffy
Chris Duffy is a standup comedian, television writer, and radio/podcast host. His shows have been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, LA Weekly, and in The Onion A.V. Club. Chris has appeared on National Geographic's Explorer, performed standup on Dreams TV, and written for numerous shows and pilots. He is the creator and host of You're the Expert, a live show, podcast, and public radio program where three comedians try to guess what a scientist studies all day.
Yoni Lotan
Yoni Lotan
YONI LOTAN IS AN ACTOR, WRITER, AND FILMMAKER. He's been active in the New York City comedy scene for over a decade and is currently a house player at the prestigious Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. There he performs on a nighty basis with HAROLD team "Higgins", sketch team "Nipsey. and the theatre Touring Company. Yoni is also a big KNOCKER (Yiddish term) in the film scene. With a variety of shorts under his belt and several viral YouTube hits, Yoni has a tremendous online presence. His videos have been featured on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, Buzzfeed, Gawker, Time Magazine, CNN, The Today Show, Huffington Post, Mashable, Sports Illustrated, New York Daily News, MTV, Fox and his mother’s Pinterest.
Liz Noth
Liz Noth
Liz Noth is an actor and writer based in Brooklyn and originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Liz has appeared in Amazon's Red Oaks, and The Jim Gaffigan Show, as well as on the web for MTV, Above Average, Cosmo, HuffPo and IFC. You can see Liz performing around New York with indie improv teams Warren and Wicked City. At UCB she performs with her Harold Team, Fluffty.
Fareeha Khan
Fareeha Khan
Fareeha Khan is a comedian, writer, actor, and artist based in NYC. She has written for MTV Decoded and Reductress, and she was part of the Riot x TBS Comedy Writers Lab last year. She has appeared in comedy shorts for Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, and Funny or Die. She has performed on some of the best shows in the city, including Butterboy, Comedians You Should Know, Asian AF, and more. You can see her performing stand up and characters regularly around town or at one of the shows she hosts: The 'Sup Show at Caveat and OutCasts at Union Hall. She also does improv with her pal Rachel Kaly at a fun and insane two-prov show called Twins F*cking. Her web series Ronnie Luvs Comedy is available on the internet. In it, she plays a teenage boy named Ronnie, which she got the "Best Actress" award for at Quickie Fest IV because I guess she's good at playing a teenage boy. She hails from Pakistan and also somehow Virginia.
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.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/