Rent Party

Rent Party

Sasheer Zamata, Rob Haze, Mike Abrusci, Tommy McNamara, Julia Claire, Blair Socci, Martin Urbano, Yedoye Travis, Farah Brook

Wed · June 21, 2017

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

$8 Advance / $10 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.

Rent Party
Rent Party
Rent Party is a improvised music and stand up show that’s about as much fun as you can fit into one place. Yedoye Travis, Farah Brook and the backing band, The Original Lineup, invite New York’s best comedians to tell jokes and stories set to some of the best music in the city.
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Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and current cast member on NBC’s “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.” She has appeared on TBS’s “People of Earth,” Amazon’s “Transparent,” Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer,” "Bojack Horseman," Seeso’s “Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,” and has voiced the role of “Maise” in Nickelodeon’s “Albert” and appears in the upcoming features, "Sleight" and "Deidra & Laney Rob A Train.” She also serves as ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Women's Rights. Her one-hour standup comedy special, "Pizza Mind" debuted on March 30th on SeeSo.

Rob Haze
Rob Haze
In a short amount of time Rob Haze has become a rising star in the Atlanta comedy scene. The Atlanta native starting comedy as a junior at the University of Georgia there it was apparent that Rob was destined to be a star. From the first time he touched the microphone people knew they were seeing something special. He went on to win the 2010 Athens Last Comic Standing contest. With a sense of humor that is full of clever wordplay and full of references to popular culture, there is no wonder why Rob is already a favorite at The Punchline, Laughing Skull Lounge, and Uptown Comedy Corner. There is no racial or age limits to Rob’s comedy as he likes to bring people together when he is on stage rather than tear them apart. Rob has opened for countless stars in stand up comedy including Lil’ Duval, Louis Katz, Vanessa Fraction and his friend and Mentor Ronnie Jordan. Rob is also a writer and star on the sketch comedy show Cabbage Town on Dish Network.
Tommy McNamara
Tommy McNamara
Tommy McNamara is a New York comedian. He is a Sports Headline Contributor for the Onion and was recently featured on The Comedy Show Show on Seeso. Tommy has performed at respected comedy venues all over the country, including: The Improv in Los Angeles, UCB in both New York and LA, Knitting Factory, The Comedy Attic, Zanies, New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Up Comedy Club, Second City, Laugh Factory Chicago (where he was a regular), and the Lincoln Lodge (where he was a cast member). Tommy has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Oddball Comedy Festival (Chicago winner of Funny Or Die's Road 2 Oddball Tour), Great American Comedy Festival, Devil Cup in NYC, the Crom Comedy Festival,the Comedy Exposition of Chicago, Thunderfest, and the 26th Annual Comedy Festival (AV Club/Onion). His show Tommy McNamara Unplugged sold out venues in both Chicago and New York. He misses you!
Julia Claire
Julia Claire
Julia is a Boston-based comedian whose parents are still hoping she will one day become a lobbyist. She began doing stand-up in the summer of 2014, and since then has quickly become a staple in the Boston comedy scene, pedaling her sharp, almost always self-deprecating jokes to clubs and colleges all over the East Coast and beyond. She has performed in the Boston Comedy Festival, the Limestone Comedy Festival and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and has opened for Aparna Nancherla, Beth Stelling, Aidy Bryant and Gina Yashere. She has been featured on NPR's You're the Expert and Nerdist's Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction.
Blair Socci
Blair Socci
BLAIR SOCCI is an NYC-based comedian from Southern California. She recently starred in the MTV series, LADYLIKE, and on the new comedy series for FUSE TV, UPROARIOUS. This past year she also served as creative consultant for Guy Code vs. Girl Code on MTV and also appeared on the show. She is the host of the podcast, How To Be a Beefy Woman, and was recently named to Bustle’s Class of 2017 Comedians to Watch. She was also a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival 2017.

When she isn’t watching Vanderpump Rules, you can find Blair performing nightly at some of the best clubs and alternative shows in town. Blair has also been lucky to perform alongside some of her favorite comics at the New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival, CROM Comedy Festival, Red Clay Comedy Festival, and Chicago Comedy Exposition. Once a month, she co-hosts a popular show, NACHO BITCHES, at New York Comedy Club that she co-founded with Corinne Fisher of Guys We F*cked fame. Blair holds an MFA in creative writing from The New School and a Bachelors of English from UCLA – which as it turns outs out, she only got to list in this bio as you do not need any degrees to be a comedian.
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis is a comedian from Atlanta, currently based in New York. He was named a New Face at the 2017 Just For Laughs Festival and has also performed at Bridgetown and Hell Yes Comedy Fests and has appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Hulu's Coming to the Stage and on season 2 of Search Party. He also co-hosts Rent Party, a comedy and music variety show, every third Wednesday at Union Hall.

Photo by Jesse Damiani
Farah Brook
Farah Brook
Farah Brook hopes to heal you through the art form of stand up comedy. She is a recurring guest on FOX's Red Eye w/ Tom Shillue and performs every night at major venues across New York City. Farah’s YouTube video "Kiss Me NYC" went viral in April and has been viewed almost 5 million times by people all over the world. Her videos have been featured in The Huffington Post, Time Magazine, People Magazine, MTV and more. Farah is the co-creator and star of the hit web series Very Successful Web Series premiering at NYC Web Fest. She also co-created the series Prism Horizons alongside comedy brother Blair Socci. Her writing can be found published on Reductress and Someecards. Farah was named "Comic to Watch: 2016" on her own blog, and feels at this point in her life she might be ready for a robe.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/